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About Jeff in Jefferson, Texas

Tourism Director for Historic Jefferson, Texas.

The Red Velvet Cake War

Jefferson is very fortunate to have four, diverse and talented theater groups in town. How many cities in America can boast that they have one theater group for every 500 people? The 2012 Jefferson Theater Season kicks off this Saturday … Continue reading

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(Mis)adventures in Agri-Tourism

Recently I’ve been researching agri-tourism and the benefits it could bring to Jefferson. A farmer’s market, wine tastings, bird watching, hay rides, corn mazes and fishing are all visitor friendly. I did not consider the potential misadventures involved with agri-tourism. … Continue reading

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Jefferson, Texas- There’s Always Something Going On

Jefferson, Texas is known for it’s big events such as Mardi Gras, Spring Pilgrimage, 4th of July Celebration, Boo Run Biker Rally and the Candlelight Tour of Homes. However when there is not a big event going on, there’s always … Continue reading

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Jefferson’s Historic Architecture

Jefferson, Texas is one of the most historically preserved towns in the state of Texas. It is truly astonishing that a town of just over 2,000 people has a 47 block area that contains 56 homes and buildings listed on … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! From Jefferson, Texas

Hopefully everyone had an enjoyable, festive Christmas Holiday. Jefferson, Texas not only celebrates Christmas in a big way, but also Mardi Gras, The 4th of July and New Year’s Eve. On New Year’s Eve Weekend, in Jefferson you can ride … Continue reading

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Second Weekend of Christmas in Jefferson, Texas

The second weekend of Christmas in Jefferson, Texas saw even bigger crowds than last weekend. The weather was much colder but it seemed to enhance the Christmas Spirit. People formed long lines to see the Candlelight Tour of Homes and … Continue reading

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First Weekend of Christmas in Jefferson, Texas

The first weekend of Christmas in Jefferson, Texas was a festive occasion. The weather was nice and the crowds were large. Visitors enjoyed the Candlelight Tour of Homes, The Miracle on 34th Street Play, The Rail of Lights Christmas Train, … Continue reading

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