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Healthy Cooking School Tonight

Healthy Cooking School Tonight

Paris Regional Medical Center is hosting a “Girls Night Out – Healthy Cooking School” tonight, Thursday, October 23rd at 6pm. The featured speaker is from the Lamar County Extension Agency.  Participants will learn and taste fun ways to fix recipes and local vendors will be...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
A Victorian Halloween and Candlelight Tours at Sam Bell Maxey House

A Victorian Halloween and Candlelight Tours at Sam Bell Maxey House

It is said things look different in the dark, and that is true of the Sam Bell Maxey House, especially around Halloween. On Saturday, October 25th from 6pm-9pm there will be a special presentation at the Sam Bell Maxey House on “A Victorian Halloween.”  Come learn about and...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Haunted Theatre

PCT Haunted Theatre

The Paris Community Theatre is looking for volunteers to be a part of the annual haunted theatre. Those interested should come to a planning meeting at 6pm on Sunday, October 19th at the Theatre. This year’s Haunted Theatre is a “Nightmare Circus” and will be held Friday,...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Mad Max Mud Run on Saturday

Mad Max Mud Run on Saturday

To rival some of the best in Texas,  the Mad Max Mud Run in Paris, Texas is an annual event with a military type obstacle course, designed to challenge even the best! The Mud Run is this Saturday, October 18th at 8am at Hwy 271 North in Paris.   There will be over 15 engineered and natural...

10/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Valley of the Caddo Museum Grand Opening

Valley of the Caddo Museum Grand Opening

The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the new Valley of the Caddo Museum and Cultural Center will be held on Friday, October 17th. The new museum is located at 1135 Bonham Street in the North End of the Santa Fe Frisco Railroad Depot in Paris. The public is invited to attend and...

10/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Downtown Paris Happenings

Downtown Paris Happenings

There is a lot happening in downtown Paris during the month of October. Here are some of the highlights: Main Trading Company Ham Radio Day October 18th. Trolley will be bringing patrons downtown for tours. Downtown Pumpkin Patch is open! The patch is open Sunday – Friday 12-6 & Saturdays...

10/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Green Boutique Hosts Artist Opening for DeEtte Cobb

Green Boutique Hosts Artist Opening for DeEtte Cobb

The Green Boutique, owned by Kari and Josiah Daniel in downtown Paris, will be hosting an Artist Opening for local artist DeEtte Cobb on October 18th. The event is open to the public and will be held from 5-8pm. The Green Boutique is located at 111 Lamar Avenue. For more information call...

10/11/2014 by eParisExtra
'Light It Pink Paris' fundraiser on Monday night

'Light It Pink Paris' fundraiser on Monday night

Support a great cause and watch Paris’ signature Eiffel Tower light up pink at the ‘Light It Pink Paris’ breast cancer awareness  fundraiser on Monday from 5-9 p.m. at the Love Civic Center. There will be live entertainment, a ‘Pink Your Pumpkin’ contest and a...

10/09/2014 by Josh Allen
The Red Bud Ride

The Red Bud Ride

On October 18th and 19th local cyclists can participate in the “Red Bud Ride” on the Northeast Texas Trail. In addition to cycling, participants will be planting red bud trees and other ornamentals. On October 18th, riders will meet at the City Hall in Farmersville at 8am. ...

10/08/2014 by eParisExtra
Pulitzer Prize Winning Play

Pulitzer Prize Winning Play "Rabbit Hole" This Weekend at PCT

“Rabbit Hole” opens Thursday, October 9th at 7:30 PM at the Paris Community Theatre.  Additional evening performances on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th at 7:30pm and a matinee at 2:30 PM on October 12, 2014. Rabbit Hole, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007,...

10/07/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Texas Antique Fair is this weekend at the Gibraltar Hotel

Paris Texas Antique Fair is this weekend at the Gibraltar Hotel

The Paris Downtown Association will host the fourth annual Paris Texas Antique Fair (www.paristexasantiquefair.com) this weekend on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th. This year the event moves downtown in the Historic Gibraltar Hotel and hosts vendors from all over the region....

10/07/2014 by eParisExtra
Free First Aid / CPR / AED Certification class

Free First Aid / CPR / AED Certification class

As part of Red Cross Lamar County’ “Be Prepared Paris” campaign to increase the community’s emergency and disaster preparedness, the local Red Cross will be hosting another free First Aid / CPR / AED Certification class on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  The class...

09/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Weekend Events In Paris

Weekend Events In Paris

There is lots to do in Paris, Texas this weekend. First, is the “Rides for a Reason” fundraiser for Dylan’s Drivers on Saturday, September 20th. The 5k run/walk starts at 8am, but there will be activities for the whole family to enjoy all day long. The event will be held at...

09/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Driver's Ride for a Reason this Saturday

Dylan's Driver's Ride for a Reason this Saturday

Dylan’s Driver’s annual Ride for a Reason is this Saturday, September 20th. The day begins with a 5K Run/Walk at the Trail de Paris entrance by the Pavilion. There will also be a softball tournament at 9am. Beginning at 10am there will be a motorcycle poker run, a dunking booth, a...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight

Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight

The second weekend of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, J.B., opens tonight at the Paris Community Theatre. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm. Tickets are still available to all shows. This critically acclaimed play is the retelling of the...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
NE Texas Safety Summit

NE Texas Safety Summit

The NE Texas Safety Summit that is being sponsored by the Lamar Co. Coalition of Education, Business and Industry and presented by  local law enforcement is scheduled for Friday, October 3rd from 9a-11am. This is a great opportunity for the community to come together to begin to plan for...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Free Gospel Concert at First Christian Church

Free Gospel Concert at First Christian Church

A free “Gaither Style” Gospel Concert will be held at First Christian Church on Saturday, September 20th at 6pm. The concert will feature the Booth Family, Dimples Hisaw, The Davidson Siters, Louis Bowerman and many more local singers. There will also be comedy by Herkimur and...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a presentation  regarding the nation’s highway infrastructure on September 22nd at 5pm at 8 West Plaza in downtown Paris. The keynote speaker will be  author and speaker Dan McNichol of Boston, who has published four books on the...

09/13/2014 by eParisExtra
J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

Nickles (left), played by Jess Micah Halbert, takes on the role of Satan as Mr. Zuss (right), played by Mike Risinger, assumes the role of God in the play-within-a-play retelling of the biblical story of the faithfulness of Job. Paris Community Theatre will premiere its rendition of the classic...

09/11/2014 by Josh Allen
Paris Main Street Announces Silent Auction of Artwork by Chevis Clem

Paris Main Street Announces Silent Auction of Artwork by Chevis Clem

Chivas Clem Original Artwork Paris Main Street is pleased to announce a silent auction in conjunction with the 6 (Square)’d Community Art Project. Paris native, Chivas Clem, has created and graciously donated an original piece of artwork to be auctioned. The daguerreotype –style painting is...

09/10/2014 by eParisExtra