Events+ categories

We are using Events+ 1.4.1. We love it. Working great so far. BUT... we cannot get our event categories to display properly. I've tried creating a taxonomy-eab_events_category.php file and the information is there, but it does not display with the same theme as the default archive page (I duplicated this file and renamed it to the taxonomy file). We would like for viewers on our website to view our events by category (i.e. I'm I doing something wrong?