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Art of the Heart Fundraiser for PCT

Art of the Heart Fundraiser for PCT

NXS Gallery and the Paris Community Theatre are teaming up to create a unique fundraiser for the Theatre. A $50 donation will allow you to display your art at the gallery in a special exhibit on Saturday, July 11th.  Viewing is free and open to the public from 5:30-7:30pm. Those interested in...

06/27/2015 by eParisExtra

"Damn Yankees" Continues This Weekend at PCT

The PCT production of “Damn Yankees” continues this weekend at the Plaza Theatre. Performances Friday and  Saturday at 7:30pm and a final matinee performance on Sunday at 2:30 pm. This fun, family musical is is directed and choreographed by Christine Sheehan, with musical direction by...

06/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Damn Yankees at PCT

Damn Yankees at PCT

“Damn Yankees” is a 1950s musical theatre classic with a book by George Abbott and Douglas Wallop and music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. The PCT production of “Damn Yankees” is directed and choreographed by Christine Sheehan, with musical direction by Phillip Briggs....

06/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Many Cultural Offerings in Downtown Paris this Weekend

Many Cultural Offerings in Downtown Paris this Weekend

Downtown Paris will be alive with music and theatre this weekend. First, Damn Yankees opens at the Paris Community Theatre on Thursday, June 18th at 7:30pm. Performances also on Friday and Saturday evening at 7:30pm and Sunday matinee at 2:30pm. Tickets available at PCT Box Office or online at...

06/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Beautiful Summer Night for a Concert in the Park

Beautiful Summer Night for a Concert in the Park

The Paris Municipal Band opened its 2015 season on Friday with a variety of musical selections ranging from classic tunes to more contemporary pieces. Under the direction of Joe Watson, the band opened the concert with the “Star Spangled Banner” and followed up immediately with John...

06/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Celebrate America Parade

Celebrate America Parade

The annual “Celebrate America Parade” will be held Saturday, July 4th in downtown Paris. Organizers are currently accepting entries for the parade. Those interested can enter floats, auto, equestrian and marching groups. Staging for the parade will be at the Lamar County Courthouse...

06/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Movies in the Park Still Looking for Sponsors

Movies in the Park Still Looking for Sponsors

This is the 7th year of Movies in the Park sponsored by the Paris Main Street organization.  This year’s line up includes some great family movies and sponsorship opportunities are still available. June 11th — Big Hero 6 June 18 — Maleficient June 25– Divergent July 9...

06/01/2015 by eParisExtra

"Breaking Bad” Star to Perform in Paris, TX Friday Night

After being Detective Steven “Gomie” Gomez on the hit cult AMC series “Breaking Bad” for all 5 seasons, Steven Michael Quezada is returning to his roots in stand up comedy. Quezada currently on the set for a new movie, will be in Paris Friday night for two shows at LMAO Comedy. “Stand...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Junk in the Trunk Sale

Junk in the Trunk Sale

Paris, Texas Main Street is hosting a second “Junk in the  Trunk Sale” in downtown Paris. Parking spaces around the JJ Culbertson fountain in downtown Paris will be blocked off and leased to potential garage sale and other specialty item vendors. Vendors are encouraged to fill their cars...

05/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Community Choir Performance

Paris Community Choir Performance

Come enjoy the beautiful music of the Paris Community Choir at their annual spring concert at the First Methodist Church. The Choir will be performing songs that lift the spirit on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $6 and may be purchased in advance online at...

05/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Main Street Awards Another BIG Grant for Downtown Restoration

Main Street Awards Another BIG Grant for Downtown Restoration

Mr. and Mrs. Jedediah Irwin, owners of the  Paris Congregational Church, built in 1916 as receive a Building Improvement Grant (BIG) check for $3630.00 for reimbursement for restoration work completed on the building in late 2014. Presenting the check is  Paris Main Street Advisory Board...

05/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Second Saturdays downtown today

Second Saturdays downtown today

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...

05/09/2015 by eParisExtra
PCT Children's Theatre Presents Jack and the Magic Beans

PCT Children's Theatre Presents Jack and the Magic Beans

The Paris Community Theatre Children’s program is presenting Jack and the Magic Beans this weekend and next at the Plaza Theatre in downtown Paris. Jack and the Magic Beans, directed by Laura Hutchings, delivers thrills and laughter, imagination and growth through live story telling of...

05/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Over 30 stand up comedians from over 4 states, will convene on Paris this Saturday May 9th as part of the Southwest Laughfest Competition. Paris was selected as one of five cities to host the preliminary round (San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Tucson, Albuquerque, Paris). The winner from...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Perry's Off The Square Holds Ribbon Cutting

Perry's Off The Square Holds Ribbon Cutting

Perry’s Off The Square opened it’s doors in February and held its ribbon cutting ceremony with the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday morning. Perry’s Off the Square  is open Tuesday-Friday for lunch from 11am-2pm and Thursday – Saturday for dinner from...

04/16/2015 by eParisExtra
Main Street Group Picture at Bywater’s Park this Saturday

Main Street Group Picture at Bywater’s Park this Saturday

The Main Street Volunteer photo shoot is scheduled to take place at Bywater’s Park, 400 S. Main on Saturday April 18 at 11:30 am. “We want anyone who has ever volunteered for any Main Street event to come and be a part of a huge group photo. We have a crane available to have someone...

04/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Wine Fest Another Huge Success

Wine Fest Another Huge Success

Last weekend’s Wine Fest hosted by the Paris Main Street organization was another success for downtown Paris. Wine Fest music on the square Promotions Chair Missy Starnes getting packets ready ...

04/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Auditions tonight and tomorrow for Damn Yankees!

Auditions tonight and tomorrow for Damn Yankees!

The Paris Community Theatre will be holding auditions for Damn Yankees Tuesday, April 7th and Wednesday, April 8th. Auditions begin at 6:30 PM at the Plaza Theatre Damn Yankees is a musical comedy with a book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop and music and lyrics by Richard...

04/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Volunteers Wanted for Photo Shoot

Paris Main Street Volunteers Wanted for Photo Shoot

Paris Main Street Coordinator Cheri Bedford wants everyone to know that “Volunteers make a world of difference”. To show their appreciation for anyone and everyone who has ever volunteered at a Paris Main Street event (Festival of Pumpkins, Wine Fest, Mannequin Night, etc.) to come...

04/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Easter Painting at NXS Gallery this Saturday

Easter Painting at NXS Gallery this Saturday

NXS Gallery  will be doing a special painting for Easter this Saturday, April 4th. The paintings will be 11×14 and a special price of $15.00 This special event for kids and adults. Come join the fun starting at 1:00pm. The Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance as well! Call...

04/03/2015 by eParisExtra