Calendar of Events

What's happening in Paris and Henry County, TN

Ongoing Holiday Entertainment

  • VISIT WITH SANTA – Stop by and let Santa entertain your wee guests at his gingerbread house in Downtown Paris on the Square. November 25-December 17 on Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm and Sundays from 2-4 pm.
  • PLAY INSIDE – The Paris Civic Center has an indoor pool, track, weights, and fitness machines. Pay by the visit or become a member. Located on Volunteer Drive. Call 731-644-2517.
  • LEARN ABOUT YOUR HEALTH – Henry County Medical Center offers monthly seminars including Chronic Disease Management Screenings,Childbirth Education, and many more. All are free but you must pre-register by calling 731-644-3463.
  • POPCORN ANYONE? – It’s holiday movie time! Enjoy a night out at the Parisian Theatre with nightly shows on six screens and matinees on Saturday and Sunday. For more information and movie schedules call 731-642-7171.
  • WINE, WINE, WINE – Make a day of it and go wine tasting at Paris Winery. It will be beautifully decorated for the holidays and pick out a few gift baskets for friends while you’re there. For more information call 731-644-9500.


  • NOVEMBER 1-3 – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in festive downtown Paris! Candlelight Open Houses are Friday and Saturday, 6-8 pm; Sunday from 1-5 pm. For information, go to or call 731-653-PARIS.
  • NOVEMBER 7– A tasty, yearly tradition! The Carl Perkins Center Pancake Day will be at First Baptist Church, 7 am-2 pm with all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage. Pre-sale tickets: $8 / $10 at the door. For information, call 731-642-8455.

  • NOVEMBER 7 – Lifeline Blood Mobile is open from 12-6 pm at First United Methodist Church. Call Tammy Hurst at 1-800-924-6572 extension 310 for more information.

  • NOVEMBER 8 – Antioch UMC 14th Annual Bazaar and Bake Sale / Chili, Soup, Hot Dog Luncheon at First United Methodist Church on Blythe Street. Enjoy the bazaar and bake sale, 9 am-2 pm; luncheon for only $7, 11 am-1:00 pm. For more information, call 731-707-0919.

  • NOVEMBER 14 – $2 Movie Night Food Drive at The Parisian Theatre. Enjoy a movie and help the community – just bring $2 and two canned goods. For information, call 731-642-1696.

  • NOVEMBER 9 – Veteran’s Day Celebration, 2 pm, at the Krider Performing Arts Center. Music, speaker, and a special presentation to Barry Hart. FREE! For information, call 731-644-2517.

  • NOVEMBER 9 – It’s a Hot Time in the Ol’ Town Tonight Chili Cook-Off benefiting Henry Co. CASA will be at the Fairground’s Enoch Building, 5-7 pm. $10/adults, $5 children. Live music, games for kids, door prizes, and lots of fun!

  • NOVEMBER 9 & 10 – Get a jump on holiday shopping at the 12th Annual Christmas In Paris Shopping Extravaganza, Paris Convention Center. Saturday, 9 am-5 pm; Sunday, 12-4 pm. Free admission! For information, e-mail

  • NOVEMBER 11 – Veterans Day. Thank a Veteran and remember those who fought for our freedom.

  • NOVEMBER 16 – SK Dance Studios presents The Wizard of Oz: A Dancing Adaptation of the Beloved Classic. Show times: 2 pm and 6 pm at KPAC. For information, call 270-293-1206.

  • NOVEMBER 1823 – Operation Christmas Child Collection Week at First Baptist Church. Begin the holiday season by giving back. For information, contact Pam Moultrie at 731-642-7893 or 731-642-5074.

  • NOVEMBER 20 & 21 – Henry County FCE Club presents Homemaker’s Holiday at the Enoch Building at the Fairgrounds. 3-6 pm on the 20th; 10 am-1 pm the 21st. Lots of goodies to buy! For more information, contact Michele Atkins at 731-642-2941.

  • NOVEMBER 22 – Paris Lioness Club’s Annual Luncheon will be held at First United Methodist Church, 11 am – 2 pm. There will also be a Country Store and Bake Shop full of unique gifts and goodies. For more information, call 731-697-6747.

  • NOVEMBER 22- Athena Delphians Annual Bake Sale on the Courthouse lawn. Begins at 8 am; continues until all the goodies are gone. For more information, call 731-653-7274.

  • NOVEMBER 23 – Junie B. Jones: The Musical is presented by the KPAC Players in conjunction with the Paris-Henry Co. Arts Council. Tickets on sale now: $10/adults and $5/children, 3 pm at KPAC. For more information, call 731-644-2517.

  • NOVEMBER 26 – DECEMBER 18 – Festival of Trees will be on the square in Downtown Paris again! Located at The Old 5 & 10 Event Center, 110 W. Washington Street. Open Monday-Friday, 11 am-4 pm; Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm; Sundays, 1-4 pm. Call 731-653-7274 for more information. November 27-29 – Thanksgiving Break for city and county schools.

  • NOVEMBER 28 – Thanksgiving Day. Celebrate all that we have to be thankful for and spend time with loved ones.

  • NOVEMBER 29 – Downtown Paris Association hosts North Pole Family Fun Day, 10 am-2 pm. Enjoy Santa, Rudolph and the Elves rolling in on a fire truck, craft booths and more. For more information, visit

  • NOVEMBER 30 – Head downtown to Lura Lee’s of Paris Gift Shoppe and enjoy an afternoon with the live Elf on a Shelf from 12-2 pm. For more information, call 731-407-9400.


  • DECEMBER 1 – Celebrate the first Sunday of Advent and the traditional “Hanging of the Greens” at Paris First United Methodist Church, 8:30 am and 11 am. For more information, call 642-4764.
  • DECEMBER 1– Enjoy the 52nd Annual Community Christmas Concert at First United Methodist Church, 2 pm. Sponsored by the Paris-Henry Co. Arts Council. Call 731-642-3955 for information.

  • DECEMBER 3 – Join the folks at W. G. Rhea Library and build your own gingerbread house from 5-7 pm. Call 731-642-1702 for information.

  • DECEMBER 4 – Worship in downtown Paris churches during the annual Candlelight Advent Walk at 6:30 pm. For more information, call 731-653-PARIS.

  • DECEMBER 5 – Take  me out of your busy schedule to give back by visiting the Lifeline Blood Mobile at First United Methodist Church, 12pm-6pm.

  • DECEMBER 68 – “Remember the reason for the season” with this beautiful drive-thru community treasure. Live Nativity at New Harmony Baptist Church from 6-9 pm nightly. For more information, call 731-593-5276.

  • DECEMBER 7 – Inman Middle School PAC is hosting the 5th Annual Mistletoe Market, Inman Gym, 10 am- 4 pm. Over 25 booths from local small businesses and crafters. For more information, call 731-642-8131.

  • DECEMBER 7- Find an unique gift at the Lee Academy Holiday Bazaar, 9 am – 4 pm. For information, call 731-642-3411.

  • DECEMBER 7 – Come one, come all to the Southside Cafe Community Appreciation Christmas Party, 5-10 pm, Henry County Fairgrounds. Free to all! For more information, call 731-407-4694.

  • DECEMBER 7 – Give yourself a little soul for Christmas and head out to KPAC for A Temptations Christmas,7 pm. Admission: $20. For information, call 731-644-2517.

  • DECEMBER 13 – Polar Express at W.G. Rhea Library. So much fun with train rides, crafts, hot cocoa, snacks, cookie decorating, reindeer games, and SANTA! 5:30-7:30 pm. And it’s all FREE! For more information call, 731-642-1702.

  • DECEMBER 14 – Downtown Paris Association sponsors the Downtown Christmas Festival, 3-5 pm; Holly Jolly Electric Parade, 5 pm. Awards include Clark Griswold, Golf Cart, Cutest Critter, and Best Decorated. Go to for details and entry information.

  • DECEMBER 22 – Paris First United Methodist Church is observing a Longest Night/Blue Christmas Service, 4 pm. This is for anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one, a job, relationship, security, health or other loss. For more information, call 731-642-4764.

  • DECEMBER 22 – First Baptist Church’s Candlelight Communion Service in the sanctuary at 6 pm. For more information, call 731-642-5074.

  • DECEMBER 23 – JANUARY 5 – Joyeux Noel! Winter Break for all schools.

  • DECEMBER 24 – Christmas Eve Services are held at many area churches. Programs include carols, special music, Christmas messages and communion. Call local churches for more information.

  • DECEMBER 25 – Wishing you a blessed Merry Christmas!


  •  JANUARY 1 – HAPPY NEW YEAR! Time to make those resolutions for 2019! JANUARY 1- Take a cold dunk for a great cause! Shiver on the River is at Paris Landing Marina’s boat launch ramp! Proceeds benefi t R.E.A.L. Hope Youth Center. Call 731-333-1320 for more information.


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