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Kansa City Southern Railway Holiday Express Train Jefferson, Texas December 3, 2010

Posted on: November 13th, 2010 by Delta Street Inn


Children of all ages enjoy the Kansas City Southern Railway Holiday Express train coming to Jefferson, Texas on December 3, 2010. Third year in a row. Tour the cars from 4-8pm downtown on the siding off Walnut Street between Austin and Lafayette streets. A wonderland of holiday winter displays and live elves to help you aboard. Stay at one of Jefferson’s unique bed and breakfast inns like the Delta Street Inn.

Visit Jefferson, Texas’ Terror on the Bayou Halloween Festival, October 31, 2010

Posted on: October 22nd, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

Historic Jefferson Railway announces their annual Terror on the Bayou Halloween Festival with something for gobblins of all ages this Halloween evening, October 31, 2010. Daylight through night activities targeted to satisfy all audiences.

Featuring the Runaway Fright Train, plus carnival games, corn-maze, pumpkin carving, costume contest, mini-maze and mini-haunted house. Runaway Fright Train rides get progressively spookier as the hour grows later, so you can choose your level of spine-tingling, thrill-seeking in the Piney Woods.

Experience the Creepy Screamin’ Corn Maze, Haunted Cemetery and Tunnel of Doom! Walk through the home of the Boggy Creek monster as depicted in the upcoming feature horror movie, “Boggy Creek”, filmed in Jefferson and Uncertain.

Prices range from $14.50-$18.00 for Runaway Fright Train and $12-$15 for the evening Screamin’ Corn Maze. Combination tickets are $23-$27.50. Special daylight maze tour from 1-4pm is only $5.

Find us one mile east of Jefferson off Hwy 49 at Cypress Bayou RV Park.

Order tickets online at www.JeffersonRailway.com, or purchase tickets on-site. Train seating is limited, so get your tickets early!

Stay at Delta Street Inn bed and breakfast. See us online at www.deltastreetinn.com.

Dallas Model A Car Club in Jefferson, Texas, September 24 & 25, 2010.

Posted on: September 21st, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

The Dallas Model A Club will bring many of the vintage Ford cars to Jefferson, Texas on September 24 and 25, 2010 for an annual visit. Car clubs enjoy the excellent back roads of East Texas. Soak in the ambiance of the once historic riverport to the southwest.

Off road activities include great restaurant selection, antique shopping, tours on Caddo Lake and a vintage car museum. Ride the steam train, take a carriage ride or join a ghost walk tour. Visit historic homes our unique history museum.

Many of the Model A owners will stay at one of Jefferson’s many bed and breakfast inns like Delta Street Inn.

Jefferson, Texas Classic Car Show Saturday, September 4

Posted on: August 23rd, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

The 2nd Annual Classic Car Show supporting the Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department will be held September 4, 2010. Registration starts at 9 AM; awards at 3 PM. Cars will be on display at the Jefferson Tourism Center parking lot at 305 E. Austin St.

Pre-registration is $20, or $25 on the show date. For more information call 903-742-9449 or 903-665-9900 or email roystoysandtrains@att.net. Mail early entries including your name, year & make of car, address, phone, email, your signature and date to:
Jefferson Fire Brigade Benefit
114 N. Walnut St.
Jefferson, TX 75657

Drawings, Auction, 24 trophies in 12 classes, display of new muscle cars.

Call today and get your space!

Stay at one of Jefferson’s wonderful bed and breakfast inns. Jefferson is the B&B Capital of East Texas.

Come visit historic Jefferson, once the riverport to the southwest. Located on Big Cypress Bayou, between Lake O’ the Pines and Caddo Lake. Lots to see and do!

Vacation in Historic Jefferson, Texas Before School Starts!

Posted on: July 27th, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

Visit historical Jefferson, Texas before summer slips away! Feel as though you have travelled far away in just the time of a short drive.

Once the premier port city to the southwest, Jefferson bathes you in Civil War era history and architechture of the deep south and New Orleans. You will feel as if you have travelled much farther than the short drive that takes you almost beyond the piney woods of East Texas.

Adventure awaits you. Great selection of bed and breakfast inns (B&B’s), restaurants galore, unique shopping and a wide array of attractions. Carriage rides, steam train, Big Cypress Bayou boat tours, ghost walk, home tours, soda fountains, history museum, car museum, lake activities at Lake O’ the Pines and boat tours on Caddo Lake…one a wood-fired, steam-driven paddle wheel boat reminiscent of Jefferson’s port city hay day. Refresh yourself with a cold, hand squeezed limeade.

Last minute trips are fun and restful lodging awaits you at comfortable B&B’s like Delta Street Inn. See www.deltastreetinn.com and book your stay now! Or call toll-free 1-877-665-2929 today.

See you soon in Jefferson, Texas. For more info see our tourism site at www.visitjeffersontexas.com and our Chamber of Commerce site at www.jefferson-texas.com.

North Texas Norton Owners Association Classic and Vintage Motorcycle Rallye October 1-3, 2010 at Lake O’ the Pines near Jefferson, Texas

Posted on: July 22nd, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

Participate in the 26th Annual North Texas Norton Owners Association Rallye at Lake O’ the Pines near the historic port city of Jefferson, Texas. Dates are October 1,2 and 3, 2010. See details at http://www.ntnoa.org/.

Join 300 attendees from 5 states and see over 100 vintage motorcycles of mostly British and European manufacturers. All makes and models are welcome.

Enjoy riding the beautiful back roads plus the fishing and camping around the lake. Or enjoy staying in one of many of the B&B’s in Jefferson, the B&B capital of East Texas. Jefferson offers great restaurants, attractions and shopping, too. See http://www.visitjeffersontexas.com/ and http://www.jefferson-texas.com/.

You may wish to stay at Delta Street Inn, a premier bed and breakfast inn. Trip Advisor has named Delta Street Inn #1 of 22 B&B’s in Jefferson. Visit http://www.deltastreetinn.com/ for more information or call toll free at 1-877-665-2929. Email info@deltastreetinn.com.

Jefferson, Texas Persons In Character Debut July 3

Posted on: July 2nd, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

Riverport Ambassadors of Jefferson, Texas introduce “persons in character” at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 3, 2010 in downtown Jefferson. Members in period costumes recreate the Golden Era of Jefferson during the Civil War, bringing mid-1800′s history to life.

Meet the band of merry characters under the trees in front of First National Bank at the corner of Polk and Lafayette. Look for Civil War heroes, scalawags, railroad tycoons, clerks, church ladies or steamboat captains.

Riverport Ambassadors was created by a group of volunteers interested in enhancing the “Riverport Experience” by having fun, dressing in period costume and interacting one-on -one with guests and visitors. Their mission is to promote tourism, support businesses and interpret the colorful history of Jefferson.

Jefferson is nestled in the heart of the Piney Woods of East Texas and seems frozen in a simpler time; a time of charm and elegance. More than 100 buildings and homes have historical markers. Many are bed and breakfst inns. Others are museums, craft and antique shops and restaurants.

Come see history brought to life!

Free Books for Kids From Rotary Club of Jefferson and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Posted on: June 14th, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

Rotary Club of Jefferson, Texas, in partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, is providing pre-school kids in Marion County, Texas a better chance to be “reading-ready” for school. Kids newborn to age 5 get a free book each month until they turn 5 years old. Contact Rotarians Kathy Patrick at 903-445-2353 or Bob Thomas at 903-407-3137 to register your child, make us aware of a qualifying child or to make a donation.

If you live outside of Marion County, Texas anywhere in the world and wish to find out who sponsors your area, see http://www.imaginationlibrary.com/. This is a Rotary International sanctioned program. Anyone can start a program in your area.

T-Bone Walker Blues Festival June 18 and 19 at Music City Texas Theater in Linden, Texas

Posted on: June 11th, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

The 5th Annual festival honoring Cass County native and electric guitar pioneer, Aaron Thibeaux “T-Bone” Walker takes place Friday and Saturday, June 18 and 19, at Music City Texas Theater in Linden, Texas. Located just 20 minutes north of Jefferson, Texas, this fabulous venue is just west of downtown Linden, off Highway 11.

Walker would have been 100 years old on May 28. His innovative electric guitar style inspired many rock musicians including Chuck Berry and Jimi Hendricks.

After moving to Dallas, Walker became a singer, dancer and guitarist in the night clubs of Dallas’ Deep Ellum neighborhood. He befriended and performed with many blues legends such as Blind Lemmon Jefferson and Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter.

Performers at this year’s event include: David “Honeyboy” Edwards, Henry Gray, Emily Elbert, Kayla Reeves and Johnny Winter.

Indoor and outdoor show tickets range in price from Free to $5, $20 and $50.

For more info: call 903-756-7774 or see http://www.tbonewalkerbluesfest.com/ and http://www.musiccitytexas.org/ .

Stay in the historic riverport town of Jefferson, the Bed and Breakfast capital of Texas, on Big Cypress Bayou near Caddo Lake and Lake O’ the Pines.

July 4th Guest Picnic at Delta Street Inn, Jefferson, Texas.

Posted on: May 30th, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

Delta Street Inn, a premier bed and breakfast inn, announces our 2nd annual Indoor Picnic for our guests and a few of our friends. This year’s event will be held at The Excelsior House ballroom from 3-5pm. No extra charge for our guests. Book your stay today! Find us at www.deltastreetinn.com or on Facebook at Delta Street Inn B&B. Call 1-877-665-2929.

“Jefferson Salutes America” at Otstott Park is a Norman Rockwell-style small town July 4th extravaganza. Cake and pie auctions, homemade ice cream contest, live patriotic music from the gazebo, a Dolly Parton look-alike contest and a superb fireworks show overlooking Big Cypress Bayou. And more activities too numerous to mention.

See you there!

Pam & Bob Thomas, Owners/Innkeepers
Delta Street Inn
206 E. Delta St.
Jefferson, TX 75657
903-665-2929 or 1-877-665-2929
info@deltastreetinn.com
www.deltastreetinn.com