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Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

The 4th Annual “Rides for a Reason” benefitting Dylan’s Drivers is to be held Saturday, September 19th at the Love Civic Center. The day will begin at 8am with a 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Orr Honda, followed by the Dylan Ballard Memorial Motorcycle Ride at 9am. There will also...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Tax Credit Seminar hosted by Paris Main Street

Tax Credit Seminar hosted by Paris Main Street

A Texas State Tax Credit Seminar is scheduled for this Thursday August 27th in the City Council Chambers at 6:30pm, hosted by the Paris Main Street Program. Valerie Magolan, a tax credit program specialist with the Texas Historical Commission Architecture Division in Austin, will lead the...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity "7th Annual Redneck Golf Tournament"

The 7th Annual “Redneck Golf Tournament” benefitting the Lamar County Habitat for Humanity will be held Saturday, September 19th at the Pine Ridge Golf Course. The tournament fee is $50.00 per player and it will be a Four Player Scramble Shot-gun starting at 8:00 am. For details...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Marketing for Writers Workshop

Marketing for Writers Workshop

Have you written a book, but you are not sure how to promote it? What marketing techniques work for writers, and which methods are a waste of time and money? When is the best time to start your marketing campaign? You will find the answers to these important questions and more at the Marketing...

08/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Hatch Chili Fest on September 5th

Hatch Chili Fest on September 5th

The aroma of fresh roasted Hatch Chile’s is expected to permeate the Farmers Market downtown Paris, Texas. On September 5th beginning at 9:00 a.m. the Market Square located at 400 SW 1st Street, the New Mexico experience of roasting hatch chile peppers will commence, and the public is invited...

08/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Drag Boat Races this Weekend at Lake Crook

Drag Boat Races this Weekend at Lake Crook

This weekend at Lake Crook the Southern Drag Boat Racing Association (SDBA) will be hosting  high-speed boat racing. Friday will feature a Test & Tune where and is open to everyone, so bring your personal watercraft, bass boat or drag boat and see how fast you really are.  Friday is also...

08/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Final Weekend of Little Women at PCT

Final Weekend of Little Women at PCT

“Little Women the Musical” which has been getting rave reviews has its final weekend at the Paris Community Theatre in downtown Paris .  Performances are Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm and a final matinee on Sunday, August 16th at 2:30pm. The musical is directed by Josef...

08/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Movies in the Park Shows Disney Movie Maleficent

Movies in the Park Shows Disney Movie Maleficent

Paris Main Street will be hosting another Movie in the Park on Thursday, August 20th at 8:00 p.m. The Disney movie Maleficent was originally scheduled for July 18, but rainy weather forced a cancellation. “Many people were really disappointed about the rain out, so the committee met to try to...

08/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Maxey House Book Club

Maxey House Book Club

All book lovers are invited to join the Maxey House Book Club! Every other month, the club will get together and discuss a different book. This year’s chosen books were either written by a Victorian author or are works of historical fiction set in the Victorian era. The club will meet...

08/12/2015 by eParisExtra
Comedian Jimmy Pardo to Perform Friday Night at LMAO

Comedian Jimmy Pardo to Perform Friday Night at LMAO

For the last six years Jimmy Pardo has been part of the Conan O’brien program as the warm up act, guest panel and even filling in for Andy Richter as Conan’s sidekick. All things must move on….Jimmy is now the host of his own show which debuted two weeks ago on the Science Channel,...

08/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Tea with Marmee at Sam Bell Maxey House

Tea with Marmee at Sam Bell Maxey House

The Sam Bell Maxey House is taking part of the “One City, One Book 2015 Reading Campaign” On Tuesday, August 11th at 5:30 pm, the Maxey House will be hosting “Tea with Marmee”. This will be a free event and is open to all. They will have light refreshments and finger...

08/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Can Can Follies

Paris Can Can Follies

The 2nd Annual Paris Can Can Follies is this weekend at the PJC Ray Karr Theatre. The Can Can Follies is a series of over twenty skits that will be lip synced by prominent faces in the comunity.  This fundraiser benefits the Lamar County Meals on Wheel’s program. The follies will be held...

08/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Painting Workshop at Museum of the Red River

Painting Workshop at Museum of the Red River

Local painter and professional artist Jamie Carter will be holding a Painting Workshop on Saturday, August 22nd from 10am-4pm at the Museum of the Red River. Participants will be taught to paint trees, water and sky using watercolors. Jamie Carter has been a professional artist for over 30...

08/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Legislative Luncheon on August 18th

Legislative Luncheon on August 18th

Kathleen Jackson (pictured) will be the Keynote Speaker at a Legislative  Luncheon on August 18, 2015 at noon presented by the Texas Water Development Board. Ms. Jackson has a diverse background representing agricultural, environmental, industrial and wholesale-supply interest, which includes...

08/08/2015 by eParisExtra
PCT's

PCT's "Little Women the Musical" Opens Thursday, August 6th

“Little Women the Musical” opens Thursday, August 6th at the Paris Community Theatre in downtown Paris. The musical is directed by Josef Ferguson, with the musical direction of Sydney Young. Choreography is provided by Michelle Hobbs, Haley Hines and Tyaisha Allen. The show runs...

08/05/2015 by eParisExtra
CASA Country Swing August 15th

CASA Country Swing August 15th

The CASA Country Swing Event is scheduled for August 15th at 5:30pm at the Love Civic Center. Tickets are $50 per person or $75 per couple and include dinner of steak or chicken fajitas and fixings catered by Hole in the Wall, music and entertainment by The Legends and a Live and Silent...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Delta Waterfowl Annual Event Thursday

Delta Waterfowl Annual Event Thursday

The Lamar County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl will be holding their annual event on Thursday, August 6th from 5:30pm -10pm at the Love Civic Center. Doors open at 5:30pm and dinner begins at 7pm. The event includes dinner and drinks, a live and silent auction with Joey Jobes Hand carved decoys,...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Winner of

Winner of "Name that Boat Race" Announced as Drag Boat Race Comes to Paris

Rev up your engines and slip on your lifejackets: drag boats are coming to hit the waves at Lake Crook. The Southern Drag Boat Racing Association (SDBRA) will be in charge of the Paris Powerboat Grand Prix, which was named by Kim Jones (pictured) of Paris Optical. Jones was the winner of the...

08/01/2015 by eParisExtra
More Programs for Kids at Paris Public Library in August

More Programs for Kids at Paris Public Library in August

The Paris Public Library continues its  free summer programs for kids in August. Every Wednesday at 10:30am there is “Story Time” for children ages 3-5 (must be accompanied by an adult). Activities include singing dancing, books, show-and-tell, storytelling-music, finger-plays,...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Correction: Slow Roll to Begin at Crockett Monday Evening

Correction: Slow Roll to Begin at Crockett Monday Evening

The next “Slow Roll” will be held on Monday, August 3rd.  Riders will meet at 6:15pm at Crockett Intermediate School. Slow Roll is a leisurely five mile bike ride that was started by incoming Paris High School freshman, Sahil Prakash as part of his Project PEDAL ON. Sahil...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra