Looking for plans to kick off the holiday season? Here's your November guide

Robin Bradshaw
Alice Echo News Journal

The Holiday Season is officially here and in South Texas the festivities will begin. Here's a round-up guide of things to do and events happening from Robstown to Alice in the Coastal Bend. 

Shabby Chic Holiday Edition 

Annual Holiday Bag Event. What is the Holiday Bag Event?

It's the one time a year where we invite you to fill up a bag with merchandise and pay only $50!! That's right, you fill it up and pay only $50 plus tax.

WHEN: 10 a.m. Sat. Nov. 27

WHERE: Downtown Alice on Mainstreet Alice, TX 78332.

CONTACT: (361) 453-4029 or visit Shabby Chic Collection Facebook page 

Ben Bolt Toy Drive 

Ben Bolt Fire Department is having their 4th annual Holiday Toy New unwrapped toys. 

WHEN:  until Dec. 11.

WHERE: Ben Bolt Fresh Water District, Dollar General and J&G Grill. 

"Socks for Seniors" holiday sock drive

The Miss Alice Texas Royalty is hosting a "socks for seniors" holiday sock drive.

WHEN: until Dec. 12.

WHERE: New socks will be accepted at Wedding Lace of Alice and Action Sports.

Saldivar Home Health is holding a Holiday Toy

Saldivar Home Health is holding a Holiday Toy drive. 

WHEN: until Dec. 3

WHERE: Toys can be dropped off at Saldivar Office, Wedding Lace, Dental World, Saved By Grace, Belinda's Cafe and The Blue Spot.

CONTACT: 361-562-9557.