Santa & Mrs. Claus will arrive in Jefferson at 6:15 pm on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Thomas Jefferson Gardens. Everyone is invited to watch this annual tradition! They will light the community Christmas tree in the Gardens at 6:30 pm. This tree will remain lit through the Christmas holidays. Santa & Mrs. Claus will then make their way to the Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower to visit with youngsters and their families from 6:45 – 7:30 pm. With the lights of the bells in the observation deck, this is a special location for kids to tell Santa their Christmas wishes. The admission to the Tower is free for all during this special evening!