Jefferson Texas Weekend Entertainment Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2012

Captain John Nance giving the riverboat tour on the Tourning Basin Tour

Each weekend in Jefferson Texas there are many tours, events and activities to give visitors many options for a fun filled vacation. This weekend is no exception and includes some special events.

Special Events this weekend include:

ENOCH’S LABOR DAY STOMP   South African Style Pig Roast
Monday, September 3, 2012  6:00-9:00 p.m. (903) 240-1587

RUTH LESTER MEMORIAL PLAYHOUSE “Hank Williams Remembered” Saturday, September 1st at 7:30. 208 Henderson Street in Jefferson, TX 75657. Tickets can be purchased at Blessings Gift Shop on Polk St. downtown or call 903-665-3895 or 903-665-2310

AUNTIE SKINNER’S RIVERBOAT CLUB & RESTAURANT
Thursday, August 30: “Karaoke ” 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Friday, August 31: “Justine Blazer” (Southern Rock & Country) 9:00 p.m.-1:00a.m.    
Saturday, September 1: “Shinebox” (Classic Rock) 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.                                
(903) 665-7121

14th ANNUAL JEFFERSON CARNEGIE LIBRARY GOLF TOURNAMENT
Labor Day, September 3, 2012 at the Rusty Rail Golf Club in Jefferson Texas

Local Tours and Attractions:

LONE STAR CARRIAGE COMPANY OF JEFFERSON
Historical tours of Jefferson by horse & carriage and Mule Drawn Wagon
Friday-Sunday, August 31-September 2. Departs from corner of Austin & Market (across from the Jefferson Historical Museum)
         
HISTORIC JEFFERSON GHOSTWALK
Friday & Saturday, August 31-September 1  8:00 p.m. Location: Corner of Austin & Vale St.
Information & additional tours: (903) 665-6289
        
TURNING BASIN RIVERBOAT TOURS
Tuesday-Friday  10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
Saturday  10:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
CLOSED: Sunday & Monday

HISTORIC JEFFERSON RAILWAY
Friday, August 31  8:00 p.m. Ghost Stories  9:00 p.m. Ghost Train
Saturday, September 1  2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. (Day Excursions) 8:00 p.m. Ghost Stories  9:00 p. m. Ghost Train
Location: Jefferson Depot, 400 E. Austin Tickets & information: (866) 398-2038

Historic Home Tours:

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

HOUSE OF THE SEASONS HISTORIC HOME TOUR
409 S. Alley  Daily  11:00 a.m.      Reservations required (903) 665-8000

SINGLETON’S VIRGINIA CROSS HISTORIC HOME TOUR
401 Soda St. Sat. September 1  1:00 p.m. Call for reservations & additional tour dates and times (903) 665-3938 or (214) 725-6232

THE GROVE HAUNTED HISTORIC HOME TOUR
405 Moseley Saturday, September 1  2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 2  11:00 a.m.
Call to confirm tour dates and times       (903) 665-8018

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.
Call to confirm tour times   (903) 665-2513
       
Jefferson Museums:

JEFFERSON HISTORICAL MUSEUM
223 W. Austin Daily  9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  (903) 665-2775

R.D. MOSES T & P MODEL RAILWAY
223 W. Austin (Located behind the Jefferson Historical Museum)
Monday-Thursday  11:00 & 2:00 p.m. – Friday-Saturday  9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. – Sunday  12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
      
SCARLETT O’HARDY’S “GONE WITH THE WIND” MUSUEM
408 Taylor St. at Main  Thursday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  Sunday-Wednesday By appointment (903)665-1939

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: Sundays   (903) 665-8911

Caddo Lake Tours:

BILLY CARTER’S GO-DEVIL TOURS ON CADDO LAKE
Location: Johnson’s Ranch in Uncertain, TX (903) 789-3213 Call for reservations
         
CADDO OUTBACK BACKWATER TOURS
Personalized Tours of Caddo Lake 1869 Pine Island Rd Karnack, TX 75661 (903) 789-3384 Call for reservations

THE GRACEFUL GHOST PADDLEWHEEL STEAMBOAT ON CADDO LAKE
Tuesday-Saturday CLOSED: Sunday & Monday Pontoon Boat Tours – Daily by reservation
Location: Shady Glade Marina, 510 Cypress Drive, Uncertain, TX (903) 789-2238
       
CAPTAIN RON’S GATOR PARK, PETTING ZOO & GARDENS
Friday-Sunday  10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. * Open any day for large groups (903) 789-2100
3846 FM Rd #2198 Uncertain, TX

For more information please visit the Marion County Chamber of Commerce

Tammy & Dave Doriot
Innkeepers
White Oak Manor bed and breakfast, LLC

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