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Red River Valley Fair to opens on Tuesday

Red River Valley Fair to opens on Tuesday

The annual Red River Valley Fair will open on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 and runs through Saturday, October 1. The carnival rides are open daily from 6 – 11 p.m. Tues-Thurs. and from 6 pm-midnight on Friday.  On Saturday, the carnival will be open from 11 a.m.- midnight. The fair...

09/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Vance Gilbert live at That Guy's Coffee House Saturday

Vance Gilbert live at That Guy's Coffee House Saturday

Vance Gilbert Will Perform At That Guy’s Coffee On Saturday Vance Gilbert burst onto the singer/songwriter scene in the early 90’s when buzz started spreading in the folk clubs of Boston about an ex-multicultural arts teacher who was knocking ’em dead at open mics. Born and...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Southern Gospel Celebration Concerts tonight and tomorrow night

Southern Gospel Celebration Concerts tonight and tomorrow night

The Southern Gospel Music Association of Texas is bringing their Southern Gospel Celebration Concerts to Paris, TX on September 23 and 24. The concerts will be held at the Love Civic Center featuring The Bowling Family on Friday night and Rudy Gatlin of the Gatlin Brothers on Saturday...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
LMAO Comedy Club presents Steve Hirst Saturday night

LMAO Comedy Club presents Steve Hirst Saturday night

LMAO COMEDY CLUB PARIS PRESENTS COMEDIAN STEVE HIRST Comedian Steve Hirst will perform live at the LMAO Comedy Club in Paris, TX. on Saturday night.  Hirst comes all the way from Manchester England.  Hirst performs his crowd pleasing act on American stages nationwide. Steve’s unique...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Oktoberfest is almost here - see what's in store

Oktoberfest is almost here - see what's in store

Paris Oktoberfest is almost here.  This is the first time for the event in Paris, TX. and patrons will have the opportunity to experience German foods, beer, shopping and entertainment and more. The Brat Haus will be on hand and serving up Bratwursts, Sauerkraut, Latkes, pretzels, and to top...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Texas Night Out coming together

Texas Night Out coming together

After many weeks of preparation the Texas Night Out Event is coming together. “So many businesses and individuals have sponsored bicycles that we are about to reach our goal of three hundred bicycles,” said Paris Police Officer David Whitaker.  “Special thanks to Walmart for...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Dallas Children’s Theater National Tour Kicks Off in Paris” Free admission to community performance September 25th

Dallas Children’s Theater National Tour Kicks Off in Paris” Free admission to community performance September 25th

Thanks to the generosity of several sponsors, Paris, Texas will be a first stop on the Dallas Children’s Theater National Tour. On September 25-27, Dallas Children’s Theater will be presenting Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters – An African Tale at the North Lamar High School...

09/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Bret Michaels live at Grant Event Center

Bret Michaels live at Grant Event Center

Bret Michaels will be performing live at the Grant Event Center on October 21, 2016.   Michaels first gained fame as the lead singer of one of the most iconic big hair bands of the 1980’s;  Poison.  The group sold over 45 million records worldwide and is known for top singles such...

09/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLHS Homecoming Coronation Set for Friday Night

NLHS Homecoming Coronation Set for Friday Night

Ten North Lamar High School seniors were selected by the student body as the 2016 Homecoming Court.  Named as the Homecoming Queen Nominees beginning left are Kayedon Oliver, Jaimelynn Parker, Shiann Rice, Bailee Nickerson, and Taleria Anderson.   Homecoming King Nominees from left are...

09/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County of Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration set for next month

Lamar County of Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration set for next month

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is currently making plans for its 112th Annual Celebration to be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Love Civic Center.  This event will begin with social time at 5:15 p.m. and a buffet dinner beginning at 6:15 p.m. Branding Paris is the theme for this...

09/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Habitat For Humanity could use your painting skills

Habitat For Humanity could use your painting skills

On Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24, beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Habitat for Humanity will be having  “A Brush With Kindness” painting project. The project is located at  962 South East 5th Street, Paris, TX.   “Help is badly, badly needed,” said Judy Martin...

09/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
2016 “International Night of Charity” set for November 12, 2016

2016 “International Night of Charity” set for November 12, 2016

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul and Our Lady of Victory Conference invites you to attend the third annual International Night of Charity dinner which will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at church’s Parish gymnasium. The event will feature fine international cuisine prepared...

09/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
D.J. Bulls visits Paris High School Choirs

D.J. Bulls visits Paris High School Choirs

Paris native D.J. Bulls returned to Paris and worked with the choirs at Paris High School yesterday. Bulls is the artistic director and conductor of the MidCities Chamber Singers who will perform a concert on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Church of the Holy Cross, 400 South Church Street, at 6:30...

09/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Tailgating for Scholarships NLEF throws party for annual fundraiser

Tailgating for Scholarships NLEF throws party for annual fundraiser

The North Lamar Education Foundation is bringing back its annual ‘Tailgating for Scholarships’ to raise money for North Lamar graduating seniors.  In its sixth year, the event will take place Saturday, October 15 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Love Civic Center. Under the Baylor Bears tent,...

09/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Paris Police Department wants the community to have a

The Paris Police Department wants the community to have a "fair" experience.

Starting Saturday, uniformed Paris Police Officers will be issuing free gate passes to the upcoming Red River Valley Fair, September 29, 2016 through  October 2.  “Officers will have the discretion to present these to our citizens and children during contacts,” said Police Chief...

09/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Sean McConnell to perform at Heritage Hall

Sean McConnell to perform at Heritage Hall

Sean McConnell will be live at Heritage Hall on Sunday, September 18, 2016.  Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show will begin at 7 p.m. There will be a full bar and dessert available.  Sean McConnell demonstrates exactly why he has already won such a devoted audience. He writes vivid,...

09/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Calling all parents of budding scientists!

Calling all parents of budding scientists!

Parents of scientifically-inclined young people should make plans to attend a presentation by the School of Health Professions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on September 29, 2016.  Speaking will be Dr. Brandy Greenhill, DrPH, MS, MLS, (ASCP), Associate Professor and...

09/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
Sears and Rides for a Reason to host lifesaving blood drives during Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Sears and Rides for a Reason to host lifesaving blood drives during Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month and Carter BloodCare recognizes the hundreds of patients living with sickle cell disease (SCD) who are treated in area medical facilities. SCD patients require frequent blood transfusions to continue healthy, productive lives. Without a generous...

09/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC announces 2016-2017 Drama Season

PJC announces 2016-2017 Drama Season

Paris Junior College Department of Drama is excited to announce the 2016-2017 season, which includes something for everyone. There are children’s and youth theater choices and shows the whole family may enjoy, with messages of hope, charity, individuality, and personal...

09/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
Oktoberfest - a new fun and unique event for everyone

Oktoberfest - a new fun and unique event for everyone

Recently eParisExtra sat down with Daryl Felsberg, creator extraordinaire of the up and coming event, Paris Oktoberfest.  We wanted to let our readers know what they are in store for and summing the event up in one word – Fun! Felsberg owns two local businesses in Paris, is also a...

09/13/2016 by eparisextra.com