Downtown Paris Association

Culture
4:52 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Ice Cream and Antique Cars Galore in Downtown Paris

Ice Cream Eating Contest
Credit Downtown Paris Association, Facebook

"You can eat ice cream for three hours!" This Saturday, Downtown Paris hosts their annual Ice Cream Social and Antique Car Show fundraiser. Dig in to 180 gallons of ice cream at themed booths and see shiny cars on display. There's also ice-cream eating contests, frozen t-shirt contests, and inflatables for kids. Downtown Paris Association's Director Kathy Ray joins Sounds Good with the details.

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Business
11:39 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Downtown Paris Week: Art Walk, Music on the Square, Local Eats & More

Downtown Paris Week kicks off this Sunday and continues until June 14. Downtown Paris Association invite visitors to come and experience a taste of Paris - dining at local restaurants, Music on the Square featuring the Chill Tonics, a guided tour highlighting historical places downtown, an art walk including several locations, carriage rides and more. Downtown Paris Association Executive Director Kathy Ray gives the details on Sounds Good.

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Arts
2:24 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

'Eye Full of Paris Weekend' 2013 Preview

Kate Lochte chats with the Downtown Paris Association's Kathy Ray about this weekend's Eyeful of Paris Celebration. Commercial Bank presents Noon on the Square on the Courthouse Lawn on Friday featuring country music artist John Austin McDaniel. On Saturday, the PHC Arts Council and DPA present Arts Round the Square and Kidzone Live on the Courthouse Lawn from 9 am to 4 pm. Paris Winery presents a Concert in the Vineyards that evening from 6 to 10. See more about the weekend's events.

Society
4:33 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Cool Off at an Ice Cream Social in Paris

Credit visitdowntownparis.com

First Bank vice president and Downtown Paris Association president Kathy Ray visited Sounds Good Wednesday to share the news about DPA's "Cool Treats, Classic Cars and Crazy Contests" event Saturday, July 27th from 3 to 6 p.m. around the Henry County Courthouse Square. Hear all about this fundraiser for the Caring Hearts Fund and DPA, including details on the ice-cream eating challenges and the frozen t-shirt contest. See more at visitdowntownparis.com.

Culture
2:57 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Downtown Paris Week Celebrates 190 Years

Susan Jones visits our studio to speak with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about Downtown Paris Week, June 9 through 15 in the downtown square. Jones says there's something special every day of the week. On Sunday, the week begins with worship downtown, at the eight churches; Monday, dine downtown with a spotlight on local eateries; Tuesday, movie night outdoors; Wednesday, Heritage Day with a new exhibit at the Heritage Center; Thursday, songwriters on the Square; and Friday is government and value day, honoring civil servants and special sales in shops. See more on the DPA Facebook Page.

Society
5:31 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Christmas Open Houses Around the Paris Court Square

Credit www.visitdowntownparis.com

The Downtown Paris Association opens its Downtown Unwrapped Holiday Celebration the first weekend in November.  Association President Kathy Ray (Vice President, Financial Center Manager, First Bank, Paris) speaks with Sounds Good about Christmas Open Houses around the Court Square through the weekend and lots of other special goings-on.

See more at visitdowntownparis.com.

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