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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.

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.

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

Jefferson, Texas: Cypress River Airport Fly-in Saturday, May 29

Posted on: May 12th, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

Vintage airplanes of yesteryear in all their brilliant colors. Plate lunch fund raiser. Adults $8; children under 12 only $5. Free lunch to fly-in pilots and crew. Kids age 10-17 ride free in a Stearman. Adults ride with a donation to Marion County Fly-in Fund.

Location: 270 Cypress River Airport Rd. off FM 134 east.

Just SE of historic Jefferson, riverport to the southwest, on the way to Caddo Lake; near Lake O’ The Pines and Big Cypress Bayou.

Phone: 903-665-3733

www.jeffersonflyin.com

Stay at a local bed and breakfast, or B&B.

Delta Street Inn will give you a ride into town. Just call 1-877-665-2929, or visit us at www.deltastreetinn.com, or on Facebook at Delta Street Inn B&B.

Largest Texas Civil War Re-enactment in Jefferson, TX This Weekend!

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

Do not miss this amazing event, Friday April 30 through Sunday May 2:
Living History Friday.
Town skirmish after Saturday morning parade.
Battlefield engagement Saturday at 4pm.
Ladies Tea Saturday afternoon.
Civil War Ball Saturday evening.
Sunday morning Presentation of Colors ceremony at 10am at Episcopal Church.
Battlefield engagement Sunday at 1:30pm.

Also tour 4 historic homes, visit the garden fair and evening garden tours.

"Tara in Texas II" in Jefferson, Texas this weekend, April 23 and 25!

Posted on: April 19th, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

Get all the detailed info at http://www.scarlettohardy.com/ and click on Tara in Texas II.

Jefferson, Texas Historic Homes Tour, Spring Festival, Civil War Re-enactment and more April 30 through May 2.

Posted on: April 16th, 2010 by Delta Street Inn

Don’t miss this annual major event. Activities of interest for all ages.

Take in the history of Jefferson, riverport to the southwest, on Big Cypress Bayou near Caddo Lake and Lake O’ The Pines.

Historic Homes Tour daily, 11am-4pm. Plus evening Garden Stroll homes.

Diamond Bessie Murder Trial play, daily at various times.

Battle of Port Jefferson Civil War Re-enactment:
Living History Friday.
Town skirmish after Saturday’s 10am parade.
Battlefield Engagements Saturday at 4pm; Sunday at 1:30pm.

Civil War presentation of colors ceremony Sunday at 10am; Episcopal Church.

Historic Jefferson Railway “The Great Train Chase – The Andrews Raid” Friday and Saturday.

More info at www.visitjeffersontexas.com and www.jefferson-texas.com.

Delta Street Inn…a bed and breakfast…#1 on Trip Advisor!
www.deltastreetinn.com
1-877-665-2929
903-665-2929
info@deltastreetinn.com
206 E. Delta St.
Jefferson, TX 75657
Pam & Bob Thomas, Owners/Innkeepers