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"Love Letters" Not to be Missed

You realize right away when you walk into the new 1st Street Studios that you are entering something cool, different and hip. The stage is set up in a large “black box” studio and there are couches, comfortable chairs and tables scattered around the dark, airy space that allow you...

02/12/2016 by eParisExtra
Celebrate Valentine's Day in Paris

Celebrate Valentine's Day in Paris

Looking for something special to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Paris, Texas has many options this weekend. On Saturday, February 13th, you can take your valentine to “Love on the Square” at The Loft at One Twenty-Three.  Tickets are $25 per person for an night of dancing...

02/11/2016 by eParisExtra
Maxey Vintage Valentine Social

Maxey Vintage Valentine Social

Enjoy an afternoon out with your new fling, old flame, best friend, or family at the “Maxey Vintage Valentine Social” on Saturday, February 13th, from 1 to 4 p.m. Valentine’s Day has been celebrated for over a century now, with valentine cards becoming popular during the Victorian era, as...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Main Street Advisory Board Looking for Board Member

Main Street Advisory Board Looking for Board Member

The Main Street Advisory Board is currently taking applications to replace board member Harriet Wilson who resigned. Those interested can apply online at  http://www.paristexas.gov/forms.aspx?fid=69  or they can come by the City Hall Annex located at 150 SE 1st Street and pick up an...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
The PCT Off Plaza Play

The PCT Off Plaza Play "Love Letters" opens this Thursday, February 11th

This Off-Plaza production is going to be totally different and totally cool. The show will be held at 1st Street Studio, located at 14 1st St SE. The atmosphere will be relaxed and inviting, so bring your favorite sweetheart or a group of close friends. Thursday, Friday and Saturday showing...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT Presents

PCT Presents "Stage Combat Camp"

Paris Community Theatre is proud to partner with National Recognized Stage Combat Instructor Orion Couling to bring you a weekend that packs a real punch.  Stage Combat Camp will be held at the PCT Centre (115 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris) March 4th-6th. During this three day...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT Off Plaza Production of the play

PCT Off Plaza Production of the play "Love Letters"

The Paris Community Theatre is presenting an Off Plaza production of the play “Love Letters” just in time for Valentine’s Day. The play will be nightly February 11, 2016 – February 14, 2016 at 7:30pm.  All performances will be held at the new 1st Street Studio (on 1st...

01/27/2016 by eParisExtra
Weekend Events in Paris, Texas

Weekend Events in Paris, Texas

There’s always a reason to come downtown on the weekends in Paris.  This weekend you can hear live music, see live theatre or come to a comedy show. On Friday at 9pm is comedian Jon Stringer performing at LMAO Comedy. Tickets are available at Olive Paris or online at www.lmaotexas.com or...

01/21/2016 by eParisExtra
Weekend Events in Downtown Paris

Weekend Events in Downtown Paris

From live theatre to blue grass, there’s always something to do in Paris, Texas on the weekends. Start your weekend with going to see the highly anticipated new play at the Paris Community Theatre, “Defying Gravity.” The play opens Friday evening with performances Friday and...

01/15/2016 by eParisExtra
“Defying Gravity” Is a Soaring Tribute to the Challenger

“Defying Gravity” Is a Soaring Tribute to the Challenger

“Defying Gravity” is Jane Anderson’s 1997 comedic and heartwarming tribute to the crew of the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger STS 51-L mission. The PCT production of “Defying Gravity” is presented through the generous sponsorship of Louise W. Hagood and through special arrangement with...

01/14/2016 by eParisExtra
Second Saturdays this Saturday night in Downtown Paris

Second Saturdays this Saturday night in Downtown Paris

Paris Downtown Association is pleased to invite you to come downtown this evening for its monthly Second Saturdays event. Each month on the second Saturday, Paris Downtown Association member boutique shops stay open late. From 5pm to 7pm, shoppers have a chance to win $100. All of the...

01/08/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT to Present

PCT to Present "Defying Gravity"

Paris Community Theatre will be presenting the play “Defying Gravity” By Jane Anderson January 15 – 24, 2016. The play is directed by Robyn R. Huizinga and is sponsored by Louise W. Hagood. “Defying Gravity” is free structured look at the 1986 Challenger disaster...

12/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Plans Former Bank Building Could Add More Revitalization to Downtown Paris

Plans Former Bank Building Could Add More Revitalization to Downtown Paris

The former First National Bank building on the corner of 1st street NW on the historic square in downtown Paris has been purchased by CTRA Property Holdings Corporation. Plans have been announced to turn the former bank building into luxury apartments, a high-end restaurant, retail shops and...

12/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Maxey House Book Club to Discuss The Nutcracker on Sunday Afternoon

Maxey House Book Club to Discuss The Nutcracker on Sunday Afternoon

The Maxey House Book Club continues on  n Sunday, December 20th  at 3pm, where they will be reading and discussing The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffman. If you can’t make a meeting in person or you just can’t wait until the meeting to start the discussion, they also have an online book...

12/19/2015 by eParisExtra
A Nutty Nutcracker Social at the Maxey House on Saturday

A Nutty Nutcracker Social at the Maxey House on Saturday

The public is invited to the Sam Bell Maxey House for “A Nutty Nutcracker Social” on Saturday, December 19 from 2-4 p.m. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, written by E.T.A. Hoffman in 1816, and its ballet version, with music composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky in 1892, have become holiday...

12/16/2015 by eParisExtra
Shop Local $10,000 Give-a-Way Tonight

Shop Local $10,000 Give-a-Way Tonight

The Shop Local give-a-way is tonight, Tuesday, December 15th in the downtown Paris at 7pm. There will be a drawing for a $5,000 and a $10,000 cash prize.  You must be present to see if your ticket is the winner. The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce has expanded the venue this year by...

12/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Market Square Vendors Host Holiday Market

Market Square Vendors Host Holiday Market

Paris Main Street is pleased to announce a new event at the Market Square Farmers Market. The Holiday Artisan Market will take place on Saturday, December 12, 2015, from 11: 00 a.m.- 5:oo p.m. Market Square Farmers Market is located downtown just off the plaza at 400 1st SW. The Holiday Artisan...

12/08/2015 by eParisExtra
PCT Presents

PCT Presents "Uh-Oh, Here Comes Christmas"

Fifteen holiday stories from the international best-selling author of All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten  have been crafted into an engaging evening of storytelling and song.  Directed by Hilda Mallory. Runs Friday, December 4th through Sunday, December 13th at the Plaza...

11/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Market Square Vendors Celebrate Small Business Saturday®

Market Square Vendors Celebrate Small Business Saturday®

Market Square Vendors announce its participation in the sixth annual Small Business Saturday on November 28th. Shop Small in the Market Square and in downtown Paris from  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and be registered for a chance to win a  Yeti Cooler .  Drawing to be held at 6:00...

11/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Small Business Saturday November 28th

Small Business Saturday November 28th

The sixth annual  Small Business Saturday is this Saturday, November 28th.  Paris residents are urged to support local, independent businesses in historic downtown Paris and throughout Lamar County. Cheri Bedford, Paris Main Street Program Coordinator said last year of the event,...

11/24/2015 by eParisExtra