Paris, TX 79°F Clear

Downtown Paris

4th Annual Paris Antique Fair Raises Money for Downtown

4th Annual Paris Antique Fair Raises Money for Downtown

Downtown Paris saw the 4th annual Paris Antique Fair the weekend of October 13th.  The event, held at the Gibraltar Hotel this year, was a fundraiser for downtown bathrooms that are part of the new park project in the parking lot of First Methodist Church. This was the first year the event was...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street's Downtown Pumpkin Patch ready for picking

Paris Main Street's Downtown Pumpkin Patch ready for picking

The Paris Main Street’s Downtown Pumpkin Patch is back in business this year and they have a plethora of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes available for you. If you are getting pumpkins this year for Halloween or the fall season go no further than the Downtown Pumpkin Patch. A host of...

10/14/2014 by Josh Allen
Downtown Paris Happenings

Downtown Paris Happenings

There is a lot happening in downtown Paris during the month of October. Here are some of the highlights: Main Trading Company Ham Radio Day October 18th. Trolley will be bringing patrons downtown for tours. Downtown Pumpkin Patch is open! The patch is open Sunday – Friday 12-6 & Saturdays...

10/14/2014 by eParisExtra
14th Annual Festival Pumpkins on Oct. 25th

14th Annual Festival Pumpkins on Oct. 25th

Record turn out is expected in Historic Downtown Paris as the Festival of Pumpkins celebrates it’s 14th year on Saturday October 25th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The day will feature great festival food, pony rides,  pumpkin decorating and costume contests. There will also  be unique handmade...

10/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Texas Antique Fair is this weekend at the Gibraltar Hotel

Paris Texas Antique Fair is this weekend at the Gibraltar Hotel

The Paris Downtown Association will host the fourth annual Paris Texas Antique Fair (www.paristexasantiquefair.com) this weekend on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th. This year the event moves downtown in the Historic Gibraltar Hotel and hosts vendors from all over the region....

10/07/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Downtown Retailers Open Late Tonight

Paris Downtown Retailers Open Late Tonight

Many downtown retailers are staying open on the first Thursday of the month until 8pm.  Tonight, October 2nd is the first Thursday they will be open. This “Explore Downtown” event is sponsored by the Paris Downtown Association. Look for the PDA flags to know which businesses are...

10/02/2014 by eParisExtra
NXS Gallery Announces Opening of Paris Area Fine Arts Educators Show

NXS Gallery Announces Opening of Paris Area Fine Arts Educators Show

The NXS Gallery would like to invite everyone to the opening of the Paris Area Fine Arts Educators Show. Featuring local artists and teachers from our area including: Marvin Gorley, Gail Hogue, Susan Moore, Mary Musick, John Simmons, and Lena Spencer. Works include paintings, ceramics,...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a presentation  regarding the nation’s highway infrastructure on September 22nd at 5pm at 8 West Plaza in downtown Paris. The keynote speaker will be  author and speaker Dan McNichol of Boston, who has published four books on the...

09/13/2014 by eParisExtra
J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

Nickles (left), played by Jess Micah Halbert, takes on the role of Satan as Mr. Zuss (right), played by Mike Risinger, assumes the role of God in the play-within-a-play retelling of the biblical story of the faithfulness of Job. Paris Community Theatre will premiere its rendition of the classic...

09/11/2014 by Josh Allen
Paris Main Street Announces Silent Auction of Artwork by Chevis Clem

Paris Main Street Announces Silent Auction of Artwork by Chevis Clem

Chivas Clem Original Artwork Paris Main Street is pleased to announce a silent auction in conjunction with the 6 (Square)’d Community Art Project. Paris native, Chivas Clem, has created and graciously donated an original piece of artwork to be auctioned. The daguerreotype –style painting is...

09/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Music on the Plaza Friday Night

Music on the Plaza Friday Night

The “Jam Room” presents “Music on the Plaza” Friday, September 5th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. The live music concert will feature the 12th Street “Jam Band.” Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and to dine from a wide selection of downtown...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Artistic murals spice up the look of downtown area

Artistic murals spice up the look of downtown area

Paris native, college student and visual artist, August Hunt, has recently added three large photograph-murals to the downtown area, bringing both an artistic look and some Paris history for locals and visitors to enjoy.   One of the new murals in the downtown area shows a picture of the...

08/26/2014 by Josh Allen
Plans for New Downtown Public Restroom Underway

Plans for New Downtown Public Restroom Underway

Part of the  First United Methodist Church (FUMC) new Park Project includes a public, handicap-accessible restroom for the  downtown area.  The location of the restroom will be on the North West side of Park, currently the parking lot of FUMC. The Paris Main Street Board is working...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Musicians to Perform Friday Night at LMAO

Musicians to Perform Friday Night at LMAO

LMAO Comedy switches gears this Friday, August 8th with the unique talent of Rodney Branigan from the United Kingdom. Recently crowned the new face of Yamaha Guitars, Branigan has a rather rare talent of being able to play two guitars at one time. Often the musician will substitute one of the...

08/04/2014 by eParisExtra
Music on Main -

Music on Main - "Party on the Plaza" Saturday

Tonight you can enjoy music by the Brick Road Bluegrass Band and another local bluegrass band, who will be performing for the Paris Downtown Association’s Music on Main – “Party on the Plaza” tonight on the Culbertson Fountain in Historical Downtown Paris. The event...

08/02/2014 by Josh Allen

"Music on Main - Party on the Plaza"

Culbertson Fountain in downtown Paris Come out and enjoy the “Music on Main – Party on the Plaza” on Saturday, August 2nd from 6-8pm Live music will be Performed at the Culbertson Fountain in historical downtown Paris. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the music,...

08/02/2014 by eParisExtra
OMG Summer Sale today and tomorrrow

OMG Summer Sale today and tomorrrow

Don’t miss OMG’s super summer sale going on now through tomorrow. 50% off shorts, tanks, graphics and shoes. OMG Designs is located at 13 1st SE Street in downtown Paris. Store hours are 11am to 6pm Tuesday through Saturday. Stop in and see Holly and all the cool stuff that this...

08/01/2014 by eParisExtra
'Frozen' draws huge crowd to final night of Movies in the Park; click for photo gallery

'Frozen' draws huge crowd to final night of Movies in the Park; click for photo gallery

The popular children movie, Frozen, drew hundreds to Bywaters Park on Thursday for the final night of the popular, annual ‘Movies in the Park’ event, hosted by Paris Main Street and made possible by the many local sponsors that so diligently show up and work to make it a success. At...

07/27/2014 by Josh Allen
Canvases Being Painted for 6 Squared

Canvases Being Painted for 6 Squared

The Paris Texas Main Street Program is preparing for its “6 Squared” fundraising event, which aims to engage and inspire the community using ART. Cheri Bedford, Main Street Director says they originally ordered 700 canvases, but there has been such a response that they ordered 300...

07/24/2014 by eParisExtra

"Frozen" will be Final Movies in the Park

The final “Movies in the Park” hosted by the Paris Main Street organization will be Thursday, July 24th. The extremely popular Disney movie, “Frozen” will close out the 2014 summer season. Preceding the movie on Thursday night will be a special showing of several short...

07/23/2014 by eParisExtra