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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
Easter at the Maxey House

Easter at the Maxey House

Come and enjoy various Easter activities at the Sam Bell Maxey House at the Maxey House on Saturday, April 4th. From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, there will be Easter egg hunts on the grounds, Easter egg coloring, and various lawn games to participate in. A special guest will be stopping by for...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Lots Happening at the Paris Community Theatre this Spring

Lots Happening at the Paris Community Theatre this Spring

The Paris Community Theatre has a lot happening this spring. First, on April 7th and 8th at 6:30pm are auditions for Damn Yankees.  Based on the novel The Year The Yankees Lost The Pennant by Douglass Wallop, Damn Yankees the Broadway mega-hit and winner of 7 TONY Awards including Best Musical...

03/28/2015 by eParisExtra
NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery in downtown Paris will hold an Advanced Techniques in Metal Clay – Rings and Stones class this Saturday, March 28th from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the Gallery.  The fee for the class is $60 and includes 10 gr. silver clay, a 4mm faceted CZ and use of studio tools. Please note that...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Approves Two-Way Traffic

City Council Approves Two-Way Traffic

During Monday evening’s City Council meeting, the members voted unanimously to change two downtown streets from one-way to two-way. Price Street and Houston Street, both currently one-way streets, will be converted into two-way within the next two weeks. However, the Council decided to...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra

"5 Women Wearing the Same Dress" Continues This Weekend at PCT

Paris Community Theatre is presenting the hilarious play “5 Women Wearing the Same Dress” which will continue its run March 19-22. What happens at a wedding stays at a wedding, except at Paris Community Theatre’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, by Alan Ball sponsored...

03/12/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Addressed City Council Monday Night

Paris Main Street Addressed City Council Monday Night

During Monday night’s City Council meeting, the Paris Main Street Advisory Board gave a presentation to the Council on the accomplishments of the Main Street Program. Main Street Coordinator Cheri Bedford (pictured right) addressed the Council saying, “In February, we were...

03/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Art Show this Thursday at the Plaza Art Gallery

Art Show this Thursday at the Plaza Art Gallery

The public is invited to the preview and reception of “Abstract Spring”, Thursday, March 12th, from 5-8pm at the Plaza Art Gallery on the downtown square in Paris, TX. The featured artists will be Elva Robinson, Geraldine Brettmann, and Ann Webb. For more information email Joey...

03/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Remodel at Paris Optical

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Remodel at Paris Optical

Join the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce as they congratulate Colton and Katie Wicks in their successful remodel of the Aikin Building including it into their business and making room for RGB Eye Associates that come to Paris on a scheduled basis. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 5:00...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
ADA Accessible Sidewalks being added to Downtown Fountain

ADA Accessible Sidewalks being added to Downtown Fountain

Over the next few days there will be work ongoing on the North East sidewalk entry leading to the Culbertson fountain. The City of Paris is installing an ADA accessible sidewalk to that entrance.  The work will begin at the corner flowerbed and ending at the first level sidewalk around the...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
1916 Centennial planning event

1916 Centennial planning event

The Centennial year of the fire of 1916 and the City of Paris’ greatest comeback story is fast approaching. Plans are under way by the Main Street Advisory Board to hold a series of 1916 Centennial events during 2016 to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the great fire. A planning meeting...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Announces

Paris Main Street Announces "Movies in the Park" Line Up

Summer 2015 may seem like a long way away, but Paris Main Street already has the line up picked for this summer’s Movies in the Park. June 11th — Big Hero 6 June 18 — Maleficient June 25– Divergent July 9 — Happy Feet July 16 — Little Rascals July 23 —...

02/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Main Street Award Grant to Carriage House

Main Street Award Grant to Carriage House

Paris Main Street program has announced they are part of another restoration project in Downtown Paris Texas. Dr. Keith and Janet Green, received  $3,600 50/50 matching BIG grant for work on their business, the Carriage House, located at 21 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. “The Main...

02/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Optical Expands and Holds Grand Opening

Paris Optical Expands and Holds Grand Opening

Paris Optical, located on the east side of the plaza, has undergone big changes recently.  It has been an established eye care practice since the early 1970’s, but has now been expanded and improved to better serve the local community. Paris Optical originally only occupied 15 East Plaza,...

02/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Main Street Program Offers Assistance to Downtown Businesses

Main Street Program Offers Assistance to Downtown Businesses

If you own a building in downtown, or your business is looking into new signage, the Texas Main Street Program has professional design assistance available for façade restoration or sign design. Many of the downtown business owners have already utilized this service.   Before you start your...

02/18/2015 by eParisExtra