From Downtown to around town, Businesses and private citizens are coming together to commemorate Christmas. We have compiled a list of Christmas decor destinations up as of today, November 30, 2017. This list is to support the passion and pride of our community, celebrating their efforts to spread holiday cheer.
SILVER STAR SMOKEHOUSE & SALOON
Decorations range from snow-topped bars to giant ornate wreaths on nearly every door. Bring the family along and take photos with the Santa and Snowman photo cutouts.
Central Mall offers portraits with Santa Claus for purchase. You can find the setup at the central court, across from Dillards.
DANNY RATELIFF’S HAIR SALON AND SUPPLY
Danny Rateliff’s Hair Salon and Supply is now offering holiday specials , including buy 3 hair products & get one for free. Gift sets also available.
CHRISTOPHER’S FRAMING GALLERY
Rancher’s Wife Boutique
Joel and Sarah Wright handmade their tree topper, with paint brushes and a paint pallette.
Mark, Terrica, and Michael put on the finishing touches for the Christmas Tree at TAMU-T.
Beverly Rowe and Brandy Aaron worked tirelessly to install decorations in the Lindsey Railroad Museum. Rowe is a lifelong collector and owner of the Lindsey Railroad Museum.
OLIVE STREET, DOWNTOWN
CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES
The Christmas Tour of Homes is presented by the Quality Hill Neighborhood Association. All of the homes are at least a century old and decked out in Christmas decor. The tour is from 4-8 on Saturday and Sunday, December 2nd and 3rd, and tickets are only $25.
Proceeds from the tour go to purchasing new planters for Downtown Texarkana. Participants are hoping this tour will encourage citizens to save older homes in the area.
This one-hundred-year-old home is owned by Judith and Larry White. They are active members of Main Street Texarkana and Red Dirt Master Gardeners.
This property was one of the first to have electricity and steam radiators for heating . The property is now owned by Brent Stewart and Branden O’Neal.The house features red oak hardwood floors and 8 foot pocket doors!