The San Angelo Elks Club Lodge is once again sponsoring this year's Home Away from Home Event for military members at Goodfellow who can’t be home with their families on Christmas Day. The Elks are asking for donations of gift cards or other new items that can be used as appropriate gender, or neutral gifts for the service members attending the event. The event will be Christmas Day from 12 to 5 pm at the Elks Lodge at 2121 South Chadbourne. A traditional Christmas meal will be served, along with gifts and games. For donations call 325-227-6920.
This year celebrates 25 years of delighting visitors with the Christmas Tour of Lights along the Concho River downtown. The 2018 Concho Christmas Celebration River Light Tour soft opened Friday evening with the tour running every night through Monday, December 31st. It features three million lights and more than seventy-five Christmas Greeting Cards. The Tour is open from 6 to 10 p.m. on weeknights, and from 6 to midnight on Friday and Saturday. A suggested donation of 5 dollars per vehicle is appreciated, and families are invited to walk, run, bike, or drive the tour.