Christmas tour set for Saturday at Washington

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    Historic Washington State Park will host the annual Christmas and Candlelight tour Saturday, Dec. 10, from 1-8 p.m.

    Historic homes, buildings and churches in Washington will be decorated in holiday style from the mid-1800s.

    Thousands of luminarias will line the town’s sidewalks for the night-time portion of the tour.

    Visitors will have the opportunity to take a surrey ride, tour the buildings, listen to carolers and dine in the 1832 Williams Tavern Restaurant.

    Daylight tours will be offered from 1-5 p.m.

    Candlelight tours will take place from 5-8 p.m.

    Williams Tavern will serve a Christmas buffet from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.

    Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children 6-12. Children 5 and under will be admitted free.

    The schedule for Christmas music during Saturday’s tour includes the following:

    WPA Gym

    5:00 – 5:30      Nashville Primary Choir – Nashville, Ark.

    5:45 – 6:15      Harmony Band – Grannis, Ark.

    6:15 – 7:00      Beryl Henry Elementary Choir – Hope, Ark.

    7:15 – 8:00      Harmony Band – Grannis, Ark.

    Royston House

    5:00—8:00      Brenda Westerbuhr, violinist – Washington, Ark.

    Washington Methodist Church

    5:00 – 5:30      Jerome Underwood, guitarist – Hope, Ark.

    5:45 – 6:15      Sister Strings Trio, violinists – Glenwood, Ark.

    6:30 – 7:00      Shelly Keith – Hope, Ark.

    7:15 – 8:00      Hempstead County Melody Boys – Hope, Ark.

    Washington Baptist Church

    5:00 – 5:30      His Voice Band – Nashville, Ark.

    5:45 – 6:15      Oaklawn Methodist Praise Band – Hot Springs, Ark.

    6:30 – 7:00      Oaklawn Methodist Choir – Hot Springs, Ark.

    7:15 – 8:00      Sister Strings Trio, violinists – Glenwood, Ark.

    Washington Presbyterian Church

    5:00 – 5:30      St. John’s Methodist Duet – Hope, Ark.

    5:45 – 6:15      First Methodist Choir – Hope, Ark.

    6:30 – 7:00      Ouachita Baptist University Flute Choir – Arkadelphia, Ark.

    7:15 – 8:00      Faith Chorus – Texarkana, Tx.

    Williams Tavern Restaurant

    5:00—6:15      The Keiths – Hope, Ark.

    1874 Courthouse

    5:00 – 5:30      Tartan Underground Chorus – Dallas, Tx.

    5:45 – 6:15      4 States Fusion – Texarkana, Ark.

    6:30 – 7:00      Hank Felton Family – Mount Ida, Ark.

    7:15 – 8:00      The Keepers Chorus – Amity, Ark.

    The schedule is subject to change.

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