Calendar & Dining Guide

Ongoing and Monthly Events in and Around PARIS! TN

  • Visit with Santa – Stop by and let Santa entertain your wee little guests at his gingerbread house in Downtown Paris on the square November 25-December 18 on Saturdays, 10am-2pm, and Sundays, 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.
  • Quota Club Annual Pecan Sale – Pecans are for sale beginning in November! $12 for the 1 lb. bag; $10 for the specialty pecans such as dark chocolate, milk chocolate, cinnamon and glazed. Stop by Commercial Bank, First Bank, Security Bank or Paris Family Chiropractic to purchase them. Call Dr. Elizabeth Craig at 731-642-3761 for info.
  • Be An Angel – Pick a tag off a Salvation Army’s Angel Tree and fulfill a Christmas wish for a child. Trees are located at Kroger, Walmart, and Burkes Outlet in Paris. For more information, call 731-642-4105.
  • Sponsors Needed – Henry County Carl Perkins Center is seeking sponsors to provide Christmas for local children. For more information, call 731-642-8455.
  • 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. Special movie prices on Mondays through November. For movie schedules, call 731-642-7171.
  • Now until November 3 – Early voting is underway for state and federal general and municipal elections. Two locations: Election Commission at 215 Grove Blvd., 8:30 am – 4:30 pm M-F and 8 am – Noon on Saturday, and Tennessee College of Applied Technology, 312 S. Wilson, M-F 9 am to 3 pm.
  • November 2 – Join Kingsview Wealth manager Ashli Newcomb at Jack’s Java for Women & Wealth Wednesday at 9 am. This casual conversation will discuss financial planning topics that specifically impact women. For more information, call 731-540-9086.
  • November 3 – A delicious tradition known as the Carl Perkins Center Pancake Day will be at First Baptist Church, 7:30 am-6:30 pm with all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage. Tickets: $10 at the door. Call 731-642-8455.
  • November 3 – Lifeline Blood Mobile is open from 12-6 pm at First United Methodist Church. Call Dan Rogers at 731-427-4431 for more information.
  • November 4 – Reign Down on Me with guest pastor, Bishop Jeremy Myles, and many musical guests including Rev. Andre Richardson. Event starts at 7 pm with tickets being $10. For more information, call 731-227-3444.
  • November 4-6 – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in festive downtown Paris! Candlelight Open Houses are Friday and Saturday 6-8 pm and Sunday from 1-5 pm. Call 731-642-3431 for more information.
  • November 5 – Get out and support the Henry County Marching Patriots as they host the Division 1 State Championship Marching Contest at Patriot Stadium. All day tickets are $20. There’ll be live music, food trucks and concessions.
  • November 8 – Exercise your right to vote! Election day for state and federal general and Municipal Election will be decided today.
  • November 11 – Veterans Day. Thank a veteran who fought for our freedom. 
  • November 11 – Krider Performing Arts Center presents A Salute To Our Veterans at 7 pm. Guest speaker is LTC Tony Lacy and a special recognition will be given to (Ret) 1SG James Dougherty. Music by HarmoniX and gospel artist Randy Crowder. Free to the public.
  • November 12-13 – Get a jump on holiday gifts! Stop by the Christmas In Paris Shopping Extravaganza at the Paris Convention Center. Saturday 9am-5 pm; Sunday 12-4 pm. Admission is free! For more information, please email or find them on Facebook.
  • November 13 – Bethel University Renaissance Bluegrass group will be at the KPAC for a night of fabulous music. Starts at 7 pm. For more information, call 731-644-2517.
  • November 13 – Operation Christmas Child Packing Party at First Baptist Church. Kick off the holiday season by giving back. For more information, contact Pam Moultrie at 731-642-7893 or call Scott at 731-642-5074.
  • November 16 & 17 – Henry County FCE Club presents Homemaker’s Holiday in the Enoch Building at the Fairgrounds from 3-6 pm on the 16th and 10 am-1 pm the 17th. On Thursday be sure to come hungry, they’re serving soup and sandwiches from 11-1 pm. Lots of goodies to buy! For more information. contact Michele Atkins at 731-642-2941.
  • November 22-December 18 – Festival of Trees will be at The Old 5 & 10 Event Center at 110 W. Washington Street in Downtown Paris! Open Monday-Friday, 11 am-4 pm; Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm; Sundays, 1-4 pm. Call 731-642-3431 for more information.
  • November 23-25 – Thanksgiving break for city and county schools.
  • November 24 – Thanksgiving Day! Spend time with loved ones as you celebrate all that we have to be thankful for.
  • November 25 – Head to beautiful Downtown Paris for the North Pole Family Fun Day , 10 am-2 pm. Enjoy Santa, Rudolph and the Elves rolling in on a fire truck. The Light Up Paris Christmas Lights Tour begins this evening. For more information, call the Chamber office at 731-642-3431.
  • November 27 – Join the fine folks at Paris First United Methodist Church for the first Sunday of Advent and the traditional “Hanging of the Greens” at 8:30 am and 11 am. For more information, call 642-4764
  • December 1  – Take time out of your busy schedule to give back. Visit the Lifeline Blood Mobile at First United Methodist Church, 12 pm-6 pm. For more information, contact Dan Rogers at 731-427-4431.
  • December 1 – January 1 – The HAPNA Gift of Light, including the spectacularly lit Botanical Garden, takes place in the Atkins Porter neighborhood. Awards will be presented by the Board of Public Utilities on December 11.
  • December 2 – The Ultimate Christmas Variety Show is live at KPAC from Las Vegas with the #1 impersonators, Anthony and Eddie Edwards, who recreate hits from yesterday and today. Show starts at 7 pm and tickets are $37 and $27. For more information, call 731-644-2517.
  • December 2-4 – New Harmony Baptist Church Live Nativity is 6-8 pm nightly. Remember the “reason for the season” and start it with a beautiful drive through this community treasure. Call 731-593-5276 for information.
  • December 3 – Head out to the Paris Convention Center for the Tinsel Town Shopping Expo from 9 am-5 pm. There’ll be shopping galore with music, door prizes, food trucks and you can even have your photo taken with Santa! For more information, call Keisha Norwood at 731-223-9761.
  • December 3 – Inman Middle School PAC is hosting the 7th Annual Mistletoe Market in the Inman gym with over 25 booths with local small businesses and crafters from 10 am- 4 pm. This would be a great place to do some early Christmas shopping and find those one-of-a kind gifts. For more information, call 731-642-8131
  • December 4 – Get out and enjoy the 53rd Annual Arts Council Christmas Concert. Location and program TBA. Call 731-644-2517 for more information.
  • December 7 – Join Kingsview Wealth manager Ashli Newcomb at Jack’s Java for Women & Wealth Wednesday at 9 am. This casual
    conversation will discuss financial planning topics that specifically impact women. For more information, call 731-540-9086.
  • December 10 – Get in the holiday spirit by listening to the elite group of singers from Henry County High School in Christmas with the Madrigals. Starts at 7 pm at the KPAC. For more information, call 731-644-2517.
  • December 10 – For fun galore, check out the Downtown Christmas Festival from 3-5 pm and the Holly Jolly Electric Parade at 5 pm. Awards include Clark Griswold, Golf Cart, Cutest Critter, and Best Decorated. Go to for details and entry information or call 731-642-3431.
  • December 11 – TheParis-Henry County Chamber Music Society, under the direction of Mike Holden, will perform their Christmas Concert at 4 pm at the Krider. For more information, call 731-644-2517.
  • December 13 – Support the youth of Henry County as the KPAC Young Artists HarmoniX acapella group and the MainStream Vocals, present their Christmas Concert at the KPAC at 7 pm. To learn more, call 731-644-2517.
  • December 19 – January 2 –Joyeux Noel! Winter Break for all schools.
  • December 21 – First Baptist Church’s Candlelight Communion Service in the sanctuary at 6 pm. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 731-642-5074.
  • December 21 – Paris First United Methodist Church is observing a Longest Night/Blue Christmas Service at 5:30 pm in the sanctuary. 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 24 – Christmas Eve Services are held at many area churches. Programs include carols, special music, Christmas messages and communion. Call churches for information.
  • December 25 – Have a blessed Merry Christmas
  • January 1 – HAPPY NEW YEAR! Time to make those resolutions for 2023.

There’s no shortage of delicious local dining in our area Please peruse our restaurant guide and drop in for a meal. *Beer and/or other alcohol available.

  • ACE’S RESTAURANT * 1516 E. Wood Street, 731-644-0558
  • BLUES LANDING RESTAURANT* 130 Tate Drive, Buchanan, 731-407-4926
  • CARMELITA’S COMIDA MEXICANA * 15575 Hwy. 79N, Buchanan, 731-407-9173
  • DAIRY DELIGHT 1324 E. Wood Street, 731-642-1795
  • DEW DROP IN GROCERY * 125 Cypress Road, Buchanan, 731-232-8300
  • EL VALLARTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT * 1113 Mineral Wells Avenue, 731-642-3626
  • EL VAQUERO MEXICAN RESTAURANT * 600 Spruce Street, 731-641-0404
  • EAGLE’S NEST MARINA * (Seasonal) 500 Eagle Nest Road, Buchanan, 731-642-6192
  • ESHA COUNTRY KITCHEN 14300 Hwy 79N, Buchanan, 731-642-4111
  • FOURMANS 3615 Hwy. 79 N, 731-407-7191
  • 4-WAY GRILL 6121 E. Antioch Road, Springville, 731-641-0100
  • GOLDEN DRAGON CHINESE RESTAURANT 114 W. Washington Street, 731-644-3288
  • HONG KONG CHINESE RESTAURANT * 1021 Mineral Wells Avenue, 731-644-1810
  • JACK’S JAVA URBAN CAFE 210 N. Poplar Street, 731-407-4410
  • KENNY’S MEAT MARKET Highway 79 South, 731-644-1123
  • LL’S BAR & GRILL* 334 E. Washington Street, 731-644-1888
  • LAIRD’S BBQ 77 W. Main Street, Puryear, 731-247-3060
  • MEO MIO’S SPORTSMAN GRILL * 14275 Hwy. 79N, Buchanan, 731-924-5060
  • MISO JAPANESE RESTAURANT* 915 Mineral Wells Ave. 731-704-6030 / 731-407-6029
  • MOUSTOS PASTA-GRILL* 1305 E. Wood Street, 731-407-9155
  • OLD WEST STEAKHOUSE 1122 E. Wood Street, 731-924-5180
  • OISHII JAPANESE HIBACHI STEAKHOUSE * 1055 Mineral Wells Avenue, 731-642-7778
  • THE OLIVE PIT * 905 Mineral Wells Avenue, 731-642-5030
  • PERRY LODGIC BREWING CO.* 3465 Hwy. 79 N, 731-407-7100
  • PERRY’S BBQ AND CATERING 1055 Mineral Wells Avenue, 731-407-9040
  • PRATER’S TATERS 1055 Mineral Wells Avenue, 731-642-7224
  • SOUTHSIDE CAFE 1875 Highway 69 S, 731-407-4694
  • SPANKY’S COUNTRY KITCHEN 9505 Hwy 641N, Puryear, 731-247-5527
  • SWEET JORDAN’S 849 Volunteer Drive, Suite 123, 731-642-0161
  • TAKE ME BACK CAFE 302 W. Wood Street, 731-642-1952
  • THE BREAKERS MARINA & GRILL * (Seasonal) 526 Shamrock Road, Buchanan, 731-232-8299
  • THE FAMILY TABLE 9 Dogwood Street, Henry, 731-243-5117
  • THE FRESH MARKET RESTAURANT * 2255 E. Wood Street, 731-644-1900
  • THE POINT BBQ 510 Pleasant Grove Road, Springville, 731-225-4488
  • THE LODGE AT PARIS LANDING * 400 Lodge Rd, Buchanan, (731) 924-4300
  • THE SPOT BAR & GRILL 11180 Hwy. 79N, Springville, 731-227-2134
  • TICKLED TUMMY 206B Tyson Avenue, 731-407-901
  • T-N-T PIZZA 14244 Hwy. 79 N., Buchanan, 731-642-2246
  • TOM’S PIZZA & STEAK HOUSE * 2501 E. Wood Street, 731-642-8842
  • TROLINGER’S BBQ 2305 E. Wood Street, 731-642-8667
  • UNCLE BILLY’S DOWNTOWN EATERY 200 S Market Street, 731-407-9277
  • WESTSIDE MARKET & RESTAURANT 45 Hwy 69, 731-642-7796
  • WOODY’S HAND-TOSSED PIZZA * 849 Volunteer Drive, Suite 10, 731-641-2222
  • YODER’S COUNTRY STORE 75 Anderson Rd, (731) 644-7535


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Paris, TN 38242

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