A cold rainy start to the weekend put a damper on the number of visitors at Historic Fort Concho for the annual Christmas at Old Fort Concho event. Despite the cold rainy weather on Friday and Saturday, the three-day event had lots of holiday fun and activities for families. There was live music and skits, Indian dancing, Santa Claus workshop, teepees and lots of unique holiday gifts. The weekend celebration is the Concho Valley's largest holiday event.
Tom Green County Sheriff deputies arrested one suspect on drug charges on Wednesday. On a field investigation, they arrested Marcus Wiley McVae and seized crack cocaine, marijuana, edible marijuana products, and cash along with evidence of the distribution of narcotics. He was arrested on multiple charges and bond is pending, according to officials.
Shannon Women and the San Angelo Performing Arts Center present "Friends and a Flick," a monthly free movie night at the SAPAC Brooks & Bates Theatre, 82 Gillis St. This month’s “Friends and a Flick” is scheduled for Thursday, December 27th at 7 pm featuring the film "The Holiday." it is a free event open to ages 18 and up. Each monthly event features a different movie selected and hosted by a Shannon physician. Concessions are available. For more information, call 325-657-5064.
Members of Civil Air Patrol’s San Angelo Composite and Texas Leadership Charter Academy Cadet Squadrons are partnering once more with Wreaths Across America, to place wreaths on the graves of fallen military on Saturday, December 15th. They will be laying 300 wreaths at the Belvedere Memorial Park, All Vet Cemetery starting at 11 am. The public is invited to join them in laying a wreath at a grave to say Thank You for their life and service to our nation.
Concho Valley PAWS is hosting a free adoption event on Saturday, December 15th at the San Angelo Animal Shelter on US Highway 67 North. The Homes for the Holidays event will run from 10 to 6 pm. Those wishing to adopt are asked to complete the adoption application online at cvpaws.org this week. PAWS will also provide spay and neuter vouchers for 25 dollars for the first 75 people. Santa will also be here posing for pet portraits.