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NXS Contemporary Art Gallery Hosts Artist Reception

NXS Contemporary Art Gallery Hosts Artist Reception

NXS Contemporary Art Gallery will be hosting a welcoming artist reception on Thursday, February 5th from 4:30 to 7:00 for local artists Andrea Doss.  NXS Contemporary Art Gallery is located at 102 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. Andrea Doss was born an artist, and painted her early...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
New Restuarant Coming to Downtown Paris

New Restuarant Coming to Downtown Paris

Downtown Paris will soon have a new restaurant!  Perry’s Off The Square will be opening on Tuesday, February 10th in the space that formerly held Bois D’Arc Restaurant. Perry’s Off the Square head Chef Michael Perry says the menu “will be an upscale dining experience...

01/22/2015 by eParisExtra

"Avenue Q" Opens at Paris Community Theatre

The hilarious, modern musical “Avenue Q” which focuses on a group of unique 20-somethings and features puppets is opening at the Paris Community Theatre this week. Avenue Q runs January 22-25 and January 28-31.  All times are at 7:30 pm (there are no matinees for this show). The...

01/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Plaza Theatre Gets New Roof

Plaza Theatre Gets New Roof

Workers are on the roof of the historic Plaza Theatre this week, replacing the old roof. The Paris Community Theatre has raised approximately $68,000 in their “Raise the Roof” Campaign to repair the roofs at both the Plaza Theatre on the square and the Brown Centre for Creative...

01/14/2015 by eParisExtra
New Paris Public Library Hours

New Paris Public Library Hours

The Paris Public Library has announced new hours for 2015. Effective January 2, 2015 the Paris Public Library hours will be: Mondays 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesdays 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. until 6...

12/28/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT's Raise the Roof Campaign Still Seeking Donations

PCT's Raise the Roof Campaign Still Seeking Donations

Early this year, the Paris Community Theatre launched a “Raise the Roof” campagin for PCT’s building repairs, specifically to repair the roofs of the Plaza Theatre and the PCT Brown Centre for Creative Arts. The Board of Directors recently learned that the Plaza roof is built...

12/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Final Weekend of

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