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Annual "Spirit of Giving" is on Saturday

The First United Methodist Church’s “Spirit of Giving” is an annual Community Christmas Party held each year the Saturday before Christmas. This year’s event will be held at the Courthouse parking Lot and begins at 11am. The parking lost will be transformed into a...

12/19/2014 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
PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

Student organizations, faculty and staff of Paris Junior College donated 47 coats to Lamar County Head Start just in time for cold weather recently, and one PJC student group donated enough hats and gloves to go with them. The in-kind donation was worth nearly $1,500, according to Head...

12/16/2014 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
“Alice in Wonderland” Opening This Weekend at PCT

“Alice in Wonderland” Opening This Weekend at PCT

“Alice in Wonderland” is a classic tale adapted for the stage by Ann Coulter Martens and directed by Robyn R. Huizinga, “Alice in Wonderland” runs December 12-14 and 18-21 at the Paris Community Theatre.  Performance times are 7:30 PM Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30 PM on...

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
Best Christmas Movies

Best Christmas Movies

In my house, Christmas time means Christmas movies. We all have our favorites. Here is a list of mine that I love watching with my kids every year. #10 A Charlie Brown Christmas  (the true story of Christmas and an awesome soundtrack) #9 It’s a Wonderful Life  (perhaps one of the...

12/07/2014 by eParisExtra

"Christmas with Santa" on Sunday

The 10th annual Christmas with Santa fundraiser is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 7th, at Central Presbyterian Day School. Activities include food, games, holiday crafts, carolers, carriage rides and a silent auction. Photographer Larry McGee will be on site to take pictures with Santa...

12/06/2014 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

"A Blue Christmas" at Covenant Christian Church

Covenant Christian Church is holding for “A Blue Christmas a Family Event” on Sunday, December 7th at 3:30pm. This Out Door Winter Festival will include Outdoor Ice Skating, Santa Claus, giant bounce houses, pony rides; face painting, family photo booth with Blue Santa, The Browns...

12/03/2014 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
Songs of the Season Concert Tuesday Night

Songs of the Season Concert Tuesday Night

The Paris Community Theatre presents the 26th Anniversary Performance of “The Songs of the Season” this Tuesday evening, December 2, 2014 at East Paris Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. This Christmas celebration in song will continue to spotlight the following choirs and their directors:  Paris...

11/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Free Christmas Show at First Christian Church

Free Christmas Show at First Christian Church

There will be a free Christmas Show at the First Christian Church on Friday, December 12th at 7pm. The show features quarterly gospel music and live comedy.  Featured performers include: The Hendrix Trio, from Texarkana Texas to entertain along with Dustin May and family, Lela Kelley and...

11/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Annual Turkey Trot

Annual Turkey Trot

Many turned out Thanksgiving morning for Paris Fitness and Aquatics annual Turkey Trot held at the Trail de Paris. The 5k race got off to a late start due to a computer glitch with the bib/chip timing system.  Many of the runners in the 5k, tired of waiting in the cold, decided to just run...

11/28/2014 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
Paris Police Offer Holiday Safety Tips

Paris Police Offer Holiday Safety Tips

The Paris Police Department has offered the following  safety tips during the holiday season: Don’t leave gifts and other valuables on car seats, where they are easy targets for thieves. Do not leave valuables in plain view in your car – especially gifts after you return from holiday...

11/27/2014 by eParisExtra

"Songs of the Season"

The annual choir concert “Songs of the Seasons” presented by the Paris Community Theatre and Paris Community Choir is Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7:30pm at East Paris Baptist Church. Featured choirs include the Paris Community Choir, the Parish High School Chorale, and the North...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Central Presbyterian Day School's Christmas with Santa

Central Presbyterian Day School's Christmas with Santa

The 10th annual Christmas with Santa fundraiser is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 7th, at Central Presbyterian Day School. Activities include food, games, holiday crafts, carolers, carriage rides and a silent auction. Photographer Larry McGee will be on site to take pictures with Santa...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Christmas in Fair Park

Christmas in Fair Park

The 25th Annual “Christmas in Fair Park” will be December 5th and 6th at the Lamar County Fairgrounds. The event features four building of holiday décor, arts and craft, gifts, food concessions and children’s entertainment. There will also be pictures with Santa in the...

11/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Fire Department and Fire Marshal’s Office Tips for Fire Safe Holiday

Paris Fire Department and Fire Marshal’s Office Tips for Fire Safe Holiday

It’s a busy time of year in the kitchen, Thanksgiving and Christmas. The kitchen is a beehive of activity during the holidays. Besides cooking all day, there are football games to watch, children and grandchildren playing, family and friends to visit. This means that there are minutes that no...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra