BILOXI, Miss. — Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library, will host the Festival of Light for the holiday season, beginning Nov. 7 and running through Jan. 5.

Visitors can experience a true Victorian Christmas, including a tour of the decorated mansion, visits and photography with Father Klaus; a peek inside Father Klaus’ workshop and model train exhibit; walking or riding a trackless train through more than 100 lighted oak trees; period-style crafts and games; and live entertainment by bands and choral and theater groups.

Hours are 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Beauvoir will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

For more information, visit or call Andi Oustalet, event chairwoman, at (228) 234-4950.