Weekend Entertainment

Christmas Rail of Lights

 JEFFERSON, TEXAS

WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT

DECEMBER 8-12, 2011

*   29TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF HOMES

Thursday, December 8 @ 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday, December 9-10 @ 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Candlelight Home Tours, Christmas Choirs, Enchanted Forest & more

Tickets: Marion County Chamber of Commerce, (903) 665-2672; Candlelight

Ticket Headquarters; and online at www.historicjeffersonfoundation.com

Information: (903) 665-7064 or www.historicjeffersonfoundation.com

 

*       “MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET” performed by the Excelsior Theatre Players

Friday, December 9 @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 10 @ 1:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Location: Historic Jefferson Playhouse, Henderson & Market Street

Tickets & information: (903) 665-2513

 

*       “A TRIBUTE TO THE GREATEST GENERATION” FEATURING THE BIG

BAND SOUNDS OF RED RIVER JAZZ BAND

Saturday, December 10 @ 7:00 p.m.

Location: Music City Texas, 108 Legion St., Linden, TX

Tickets & information: (903) 756-9934

 

*         JEFFERSON’S OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS PARADE

Monday, December 12 @ 6:00 p.m.

Parade Route: Henderson/Market/Austin/Polk/Broadway Streetsw

Information: (903) 665-2672

 

*        AUNTIE SKINNER’S RIVERBOAT CLUB & RESTAURANT

Thursday, December 8 “Leon Vines” (Classic Acoustic Guitar @ 6:00 p.m.-9:00

p.m.

Friday, December 9: Karaoke @ 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Saturday, December 10: “Doctor Doctor” (Classic Rock N’Roll) @ 9:00 p.m.- 1:00 a.m.

(903) 665-7121

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*         KARAOKE

Saturday, December 10 @ 8:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight

Location: The Sandwich Shop, 123 W. Austin

(903) 601-2211

*         HISTORIC JEFFERSON RAILWAY

Rail of Lights Christmas Train

Thursday, December 8 @ 6:00 p.m.

Friday, December 9 @ 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 10 @ 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 11 @ 6:00 p.m.

December 9, 12, 13 & 15 @ 1:30 p.m. (Narrated Day Train with minimum of

20 passengers)

Tickets & information: (903) 665-6400 or (866) 398-2038

www.JeffersonRailway.com or www.railoflights.com

 

*       LONE STAR CARRIAGE COMPANY OF JEFFERSON

Historical tours of Jefferson by horse & carriage and Mule Drawn Wagon

Specializing in weddings

Thursday-Sunday, December 8-11

Groups and special events available by appointment

Departs from corner of Austin & Market (across from the Jefferson Historical

Museum

(903) 926-8216

www.jeffersontexascarriage.com 

Call for reservations

*       JEFFERSON PEDAL POWER

122 E. Austin

Bicycles, Trikes, Tandems, Surreys & more

By reservation

(903) 926-5167

*       HISTORIC JEFFERSON GHOSTWALK

Friday & Saturday, December 9-10 @ 8:00 p.m.

Location: Corner of Austin & Vale St.

Information & additional tours: (903) 665-6289

www.jeffersonghostwalk.com

 

*     LAFAYETTE STREET VINTAGE VEHICLES CAR MUSEUM

112 W. Lafayette

Friday & Saturday, December 9-10 @ 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

(903) 240-6180

Call for additional hours of operation

*     CULBERSON HOUSE HISTORIC HOME TOUR

403 N. Walnut

(903) 665-7888

www.culbersonhousebandb.com

By appointment. Call for tour dates & time

 

*      HOUSE OF THE SEASONS HISTORIC HOME TOUR

409 S. Alley

Daily @ 11:00 a.m.

(903) 665-8000

Reservations required

www.houseoftheseasons.com

*      SINGLETON’S VIRGINIA CROSS HISTORIC HOME TOUR

401 Soda St.

No tour Saturday, December 10

(903) 665-3938 or (214) 725-6232

Call for reservations & additional tour dates and times

*      THE GROVE HAUNTED HISTORIC HOME TOUR

405 Moseley

Saturday, December 10 @ 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 11 @ 11:00 a.m.

(903) 665-8018

Call to confirm tour

www.thegrove-jefferson.com

*      EXCELSIOR HOUSE HOTEL & JAY GOULD RAILCAR TOUR

211 W. Austin

Tours: Monday-Friday @ 2:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday @ 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.

(903) 665-2513

Call to confirm tour times

www.theexcelsiorhouse.com

*      JEFFERSON HISTORICAL MUSEUM

223 W. Austin

Open daily: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day) (903) 665-2775

www.jeffersonmuseum.com

*     THE GRACEFUL GHOST PADDLEWHEEL STEAMBOAT ON CADDO LAKE

Tuesday-Friday @ 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m.

Saturday @ 10:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m.

Sunday & Monday: Closed

Pontoon Boat tours at any time with prior reservation

Location: Shady Glade Marina, 510 Cypress Drive, Uncertain, TX

(903) 789-2238

Call for reservations & additional tours

www.gracefulghost.com

*     BILLY CARTER’S GO-DEVIL TOURS ON CADDO LAKE

Location: Johnson’s Ranch in Uncertain, TX

(903) 789-3213

Call for reservations

www.caddoguideservice.com

*     CADDO OUTBACK BACKWATER TOURS

Personalized Tours of Caddo Lake

Uncertain, TX

(903) 789-3384

Call for reservations

www.caddooutback.com

*     CAPTAIN RON’S GATOR PARK, PETTING ZOO & GARDEN

FM Rd #2198

Uncertain, TX

(903) 789-2100

Open: Tuesday-Saturday @ 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

*     JEFFERSON CARNEGIE LIBRARY

301 W. Lafayette

Monday-Thursday @ 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Friday @ 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Saturday @ 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Closed: Sunday

(903) 665-8911

Free internet access

www.jeffersoncarnegielibrary.com

*     TURNING BASIN RIVERBOAT TOURS

200 Bayou St.

CLOSED until further notice due to low water levels

(903) 665-2222

www.jeffersonbayoutours.com

*     CADDO LAKE PADDLEWHEEL TOURS “THE SWAMP THING”

Uncertain, TX

(888) 325-5459 or (903) 789-2101

CLOSED through February 29, 2012

Call for reservations

Additional visitor information & tours:

Marion County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Information Center

101 N. Polk

Jefferson, TX 75657

(903) 665-2672

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