Jefferson, Texas Weekend Attractions December 22-25, 2011

With the Holidays coming some of the local attractions in Jefferson Texas have altered their usual hours and days of operation. Thanks to the Marion County Chamber of Commerce for giving us this list.

 AUNTIE SKINNER’S RIVERBOAT CLUB & RESTAURANT      (903) 665-7121
     Thursday, December 22 “Terry Dorgan” (Country Ballads) @ 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
      Friday, December 23: Karaoke @ 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.       Saturday, December 24: NO BAND

 KARAOKE       Location: The Sandwich Shop, 123 W. Austin              (903) 601-2211
        Saturday, December 24 @ 8:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight
       
HISTORIC JEFFERSON RAILWAY  Tickets & information: (903) 665-6400 or (866) 398-2038
        Rail of Lights Christmas Train
        Thursday, December22 @ 6:00 p.m.        Friday, December 23 @ 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.
        Saturday, December 24 @ 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.,        Sunday, December 25: Closed

LONE STAR CARRIAGE COMPANY OF JEFFERSON       (903) 926-8216      Call for reservations
         Historical tours of Jefferson by horse & carriage and Mule Drawn Wagon
         Monday-Friday, December 19-23         Groups and special events available by appointment
         Departs from corner of Austin & Market (across from the Jefferson Historical Museum)

JEFFERSON PEDAL POWER         122 E. Austin         (903) 926-5167         By reservation
         Bicycles, Trikes, Tandems, Surreys & more
        
HISTORIC JEFFERSON GHOSTWALK   (903) 665-6289          Location: Corner of Austin & Vale St.
        Friday, December 23 @ 8:00 p.m.
       
LAFAYETTE STREET VINTAGE VEHICLES CAR MUSEUM    112 W. Lafayette       (903) 240-6180
       Friday & Saturday, December 23-24 @ 11:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.       Call for additional tours

CULBERSON HOUSE HISTORIC HOME TOUR         403 N. Walnut         (903) 665-7888
       By appointment. Call for tour dates & time

HOUSE OF THE SEASONS HISTORIC HOME TOUR      409 S. Alley      (903) 665-8000
      Daily @ 11:00 a.m.      Reservations required
  
SINGLETON’S VIRGINIA CROSS HISTORIC HOME TOUR     401 Soda St.    (903) 665-3938 or (214) 725- 6232                                 Call for reservations & additional tour dates and times     No tour Saturday, December 24
    
THE GROVE HAUNTED HISTORIC HOME TOUR     405 Moseley     (903) 665-8018     Call to confirm tour
     Closed through January 7, 2012
           
EXCELSIOR HOUSE HOTEL & JAY GOULD RAILCAR TOUR      211 W. Austin     (903) 665-2513
     Tours: Monday-Friday @ 2:00 p.m.     Saturday & Sunday @ 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
     Call to confirm tour times

JEFFERSON HISTORICAL MUSEUM     223 W. Austin    CLOSED: Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
     Open daily: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
 
THE GRACEFUL GHOST PADDLEWHEEL STEAMBOAT ON CADDO LAKE     (903) 789-2238
     Pontoon Boat tours @ 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
     Graceful Ghost Paddlewheel Steamboat CLOSED during Winter Season         Uncertain, TX
 
BILLY CARTER’S GO-DEVIL TOURS ON CADDO LAKE      (903) 789-3213        Call for reservations
     Location: Johnson’s Ranch in Uncertain, TX
    
CADDO OUTBACK BACKWATER TOURS  (903) 789-3384  Call for reservations
     Personalized Tours of Caddo Lake     Uncertain, TX
    
CAPTAIN RON’S GATOR PARK, PETTING ZOO & GARDEN     (903) 789-2100
     FM Rd #2198     Uncertain, TX
     Open: Tuesday-Saturday @ 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

JEFFERSON CARNEGIE LIBRARY     301 W. Lafayette                (903) 665-8911
     Monday-Thursday @ 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.     Friday @ 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
     Saturday @ 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.     Closed: Sunday
    
TURNING BASIN RIVERBOAT TOURS     200 Bayou St.     (903) 665-2222
     CLOSED until further notice due to low water levels
    
CADDO LAKE PADDLEWHEEL TOURS “THE SWAMP THING”      Uncertain, TX    
     CLOSED through February 29, 2012

   Additional visitor information & tours:
   Marion County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Information Center
   101 N. Polk      (903) 665-2672      www.jefferson-texas.com

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