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Weekend Happenings Around Paris



The Red River Valley Veterans Memorial committee are raffling off another classic car. This time it’s a fully restored 1957 Chevy 4 door hardtop! It will be given away Memorial Day 2017. Tickets are $15 each or 2 for $25! They’re  on the corner or Lamar @ Collegiate (most days)  and at area events.

The next Habitat for Humanity Brush With Kindness event will be Friday and Saturday September 23rd & 24th. Scraping and priming are done on Friday, beginning at 8 a.m.  Actual painting is done on Saturday, also beginning at 8 a.m.  Some certain jobs may require only a one-day effort. For more information call Judy Martin at 903-783-0599.

The Paris Community Theatre will be holding an adult acting workshop series titled “From Auditions to Curtain Calls – The Process”.  The three (3) workshops will be taught by Jeff Cochran, one of our favorite thespians who recently starred on the PCT stage as Uncle Fester in The Addams Family and Amos in Chicago.


The workshops are open to anyone age 16 and over.  This is the perfect introduction to theatre for anyone thinking about auditioning for the first time, or for those that want to hone their acting skills.  The dates for the workshops are set for September 24th, October 15th, and November 5th, from 9am – noon to be held at the Brown Centre for the Performing Arts, 115 Clarksville Street.  The cost will be $25 per workshop, or $65 for the series.


For more information and to sign-up for the workshops, call the PCT box-office at 903-784-0259, or visit  Register early, as space is limited.

Coming Saturday Sept. 24th Sanctus Real, Shawn McDonald and Adam Cappa at the Calvary Chapel of Paris. Enjoy and be inspired by the sounds of contemporary Christian Rock. Tickets available at or Calvary Chapel. For more information call Chad at 903-715-3275.

Paris Optimist Club – Field of Dreams Baseball Bash gala and auction. September 24th @ 5:30 at Venue 24. Sponsorships available starting at $250. Individual tickets are $50 each. Tickets include open beer/wine bar, dinner catered by Savory Sisters, and entertainment by Stacy Musgrove and the Stoney Creek Band. Live and silent auctions beginning at 7pm. Tickets are not required to attend the auction only. For more info call Sabra Vaughan 903-249-3499.

IBC Car Show & Dessert Auction Saturday September 24, 2016 from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Immanuel Baptist Church 1771 Bonham Street.  Featuring Classic Cars, Antique Autos, Street Rods, Trucks, Motorcycles and Imports. Vehicle Registration begins at 8:00 am ($20.00). Dessert Auction begins at 1:00 pm. Awards Presentation @ 2:00 pm. Benefiting – Immanuel Baptist Men’s Mission & Ministry Projects Refreshments available. For more info 903-785-6484.