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Final Weekend of "Alice in Wonderland" at PCT

The final weekend of the Paris Community Theatre’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” is this weekend. Performances are Thursday, December 18th, Friday, December 19th and Saturday, December 20th all at 7:30pm and then a final matinee performance of Sunday, December 21st at...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Wassail Fest Winner

Wassail Fest Winner

The Winners of this year’s Wassail Fest, held last Saturday afternoon is Paris Baby (pictured).  Paris Baby has the title of 2014 Wassail Miester Winners.  Kim Montgomery was also awarded  $100 Downtown Dollars for tasting Wassail in every participating downtown store.   ...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Maxey House Book Club

Maxey House Book Club

The Maxey House Book Club begins this Sunday, December 21st at 3pm at the Sam Bell Maxey House, located at 812 S. Church Street in downtown Paris. Every other month, the club will meet and discuss a different book. This year’s chosen books were either written by a Victorian author or...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
More Christmas Events This Saturday in Paris

More Christmas Events This Saturday in Paris

From Breakfast with Santa to Alice in Wonderland at PCT, this Saturday, December 13th, Paris will once again offer a wide variety of holiday activities for the whole family. First, “Breakfast with Santa” is 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM at the Love Civic Center, call 903-784-9289 for...

12/12/2014 by eParisExtra
3rd Annual Wassail Fest on Saturday

3rd Annual Wassail Fest on Saturday

The Third Annual Wassail Fest will be Saturday, December 13th from 2-5pm in Downtown Paris. Wassail Fest is a Paris Main Street program that is part of the Holiday in Paris events. December 13th will be a busy day in downtown Paris, with the Santa Paws dog parade taking place in the morning and...

12/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Annual Christmas at the Maxey House

Annual Christmas at the Maxey House

This Saturday, December 13th is the Annual Christmas at the Maxey House from 9am-4pm. There will be Victorian crafts for the kids to do, Christmas decorations, and Santa will be in the Library. The admission for this events is $4 for adults, $3 for ages 6-18 and children under five are free. ...

12/10/2014 by eParisExtra
This Saturday is Full of Christmas Events

This Saturday is Full of Christmas Events

On Saturday, December 6th there will be a lot of activities for families ready to get into the Christmas spirit and celebrate the season. First, on Saturday morning at 8:15am is the Reindeer Run in downtown Paris, beginning at the Courthouse. Participants receive a t-shirt and a Santa hat. ...

12/05/2014 by eParisExtra
Extended shopping hours with Santa downtown tonight

Extended shopping hours with Santa downtown tonight

Come downtown tonight to enjoy extended holiday shopping hours along with free carriage rides. Santa will be in his hut and his live reindeer will be there as well. Shops will be open late and offering special discounts for tonight only.  Paris Downtown Association members always have their...

12/04/2014 by eParisExtra

"Alice in Wonderland" at PCT

The beloved children’s classic “Alice in Wonderland” is opening next weekend at the Paris Community Theatre. The show is directed by Robyn Huizinga and includes a mostly adult cast.  Opening night is Friday, December 12th at 7:30pm. Performances Saturday, December 13th at...

12/02/2014 by eParisExtra
3rd Annual Wassail Fest

3rd Annual Wassail Fest

The Third Annual Wassail Fest will be Saturday, December 13th from 2-5pm in Downtown Paris. Wassail Fest is a Paris Main Street program that is part of the Holiday in Paris events. December 13th will be a busy day in downtown Paris, with the Santa Paws dog parade taking place in the morning and...

11/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Spotlight on The Carriage House

Spotlight on The Carriage House

The Carriage House, located at 21 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris, offers a full line of high-end jewelry and watches this holiday season. Located in the same building that housed Gene the Jeweler’s for 60 years, the Carriage House offers a wide selection of 10K and 14K jewelry, bridal...

11/27/2014 by eParisExtra

"Polly the Food Snob" Book Signing at Olive Paris

A book signing for “Polly The Food Snob Meets Olive Paris” is scheduled for Saturday, November 29, from noon until 7:00 at Olive Paris, located at 115 S. Main Street in downtown Paris, Texas. “This is my second cookbook,” says Polly Holladay, “and this time the...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Antique Fair nets $8,000 for downtown restrooms

Antique Fair nets $8,000 for downtown restrooms

(L to R) Greg Wilson, PDA President, Melissa Gordon PDA Board Member, Missy Starnes, Main Street Board Member, Kari Daniel, PDA Board Member, Glee Emmitt,  Main Street Board Member, Janet Green, Paris Antique Fair founder The Paris Downtown Association (PDA) has donated the proceeds of the...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Program Receives $5000 Grant

Paris Main Street Program Receives $5000 Grant

The Anice Read Fund of the Texas Downtown Association and Communities Foundation of Texas have announced the 2014 grant recipients. Paris Main Street Program was selected to receive a grant in the amount of $5000 to help construct the public handicap accessible restroom in downtown Paris in...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Holiday in Paris

Holiday in Paris

The annual “Holiday in Paris” kicked off this past Saturday with the Christmas Tree lighting.  Many businesses hosted Christmas Open Houses and Santa made his first appearance in the “Santa Hut” in the downtown plaza. Here is a complete listing of all “Holiday in...

11/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Annual Lighting of Downtown Christmas Tree

Annual Lighting of Downtown Christmas Tree

The Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Downtown Paris will be held this Saturday, November 8th from 6-8pm. The Community Choir will be on hand singing and Santa and his reindeer will also be there. ...

11/06/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Area Arts Alliance Brings Singer Songwriter Brian Burns to That Guy's

Paris Area Arts Alliance Brings Singer Songwriter Brian Burns to That Guy's

The Paris Area Arts Alliance is bringing country singer songwriter Brian Burns to Paris for a performance at That Guy’s Coffee Listening Room at 7:30 PM, November 15th.  Tickets are $15 and available at the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce, 8 West Plaza in Downtown Paris. Brian Burns is a...

11/01/2014 by eParisExtra
First Mannequin Night a Success

First Mannequin Night a Success

The first annual Mannequin Night in downtown Paris was deemed a success. Over 94 mannequins were downtown, with 25 open businesses, five open restaurants and four food trucks.  There was live music and a great turnout. ...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Fun Friday Night in Downtown Paris

Fun Friday Night in Downtown Paris

This Friday night will be filled with fun, music, sights, and scares in downtown Paris. The first annual Mannequin Night will be held Friday evening from 5-8:30 pm. Volunteers will pose in vintage style horror costumes or other vintage Halloween characters inside and outside the downtown...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
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