Historic Jefferson Railway – May 2017 Events

May 13, 2017 – Mother’s Day Special
Treat your Mom for a ride on an antique narrow-gauge Steam Train along the Big Cypress Bayou in Jefferson, Texas and celebrate Mother’s Day. Trains will run on Saturday, May 13, at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30. Mothers receive a 10% discount when accompanied by their children. Saturday May 13, Depot opens at 11:00, 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 Narrated Day Train $15, plus tax, $12 ages 5-12, children under 6 free.

Diamond Don RV Park is also offering special Mother’s Day weekend pricing of $20 a night from May 12 through May 14, 2017. Just a short one mile from Jefferson, on the Big Cypress Bayou, keeps you close to the action. Beautiful wooded RV sites with lots of wildlife. Many of the RV sites have views of the Big Cypress Bayou. Free WIFI, showers, rest rooms and dump station. Launch your kayak or canoe right from the park. Enjoy fishing off the banks of the river. May 20 & 21, 2017 Jefferson Train Days & Model Train Show SPECIAL – STEAM TRAIN Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 Sunday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 12:30 and 2:00 Jefferson’s 6th Annual Train Days & Model Train Show. Enjoy rough and ready cowboys, from Lonely West Gun Show, aboard a live steam train, complete with cannon, gunfights and a train robbery, on every train. Combo Tickets available online for all four destinations: Jefferson Train Show, T&P Model Train Depot, Jay Gould Car and Historic Jefferson Railway. Tickets available at each venue during event weekend. info@jeffersonrailway.com www.JeffersonTrainDays.com

May 21, 2017 – Sunday Social and Shoot-Out Jefferson Train Days & Model Train Show 12:00- 2:30 Come join an old fashioned Sunday Social at the General Store on Austin Street in downtown Jefferson. Purchase a root beer float, nostalgic candy and one-of-a-kind souvenirs.

Gunfights in the street; strolling musicians, Riverport Ambassadors in period dress and a band make this an event you will want to see. There will be plenty of time to participate in the Jefferson Train Days & Model Train Show. Combo Tickets available online for all four destinations: Jefferson Train Show, T&P Model Train Depot, Jay Gould Car and Historic Jefferson Railway. Tickets available at each venue during event weekend. info@jeffersonrailway.com www.JeffersonTrainDays.

May 27, 2017 SPECIAL – STEAM TRAIN Includes stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding (weather permitting) Memorial Day Celebration at Historic Jefferson Railway Saturday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 Celebrate Memorial Day at the Historic Jefferson Railway aboard a live steam train as we begin our summer season. Come see the Support Our Troops display that honors the United States Military. Active Military personnel ride free. www.JeffersonRailway.com

Historic Jefferson Railway recreates the Golden Era of steam train railroading with narrated historical day trains on Saturday. As you roll through the history laden Piney Woods, you’ll view a Confederate Powder Magazine and traverse the site of one of the oldest, historical towns in Texas, with historical ruins from the 1800’s. Learn about the unique ecology of the area and hear a tale or two about Bigfoot.

Each train ride includes…

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