Enjoy a fun pre-Derby celebration at McConnell’s Auction House, 1833 S. Main Street in Paris. Music by Mercy Men! Food, Live & Silent Auction, & Hat Contest! Click here to bid on live and silent auction items now! RSVP Required. Members $50/non-members $55/U40 $35. You may reserve a table for 6 for $350. Proceeds benefit education programs at HPBC/HM. For more details visit our event page.
The Hopewell Museum is holding a Easter Egg Decorating contest. Decorated Plastic Eggs should include candy for kids that will be hidden at the Paris Landing Easter Egg Hunt on April 15th. Show your talent and creativity in your personally decorated egg and win a prize. Decorated Eggs should be dropped off at the Hopewell Museum any time before April 13th.Stop by the Hopewell and view all of the eggs. Winners will be announced at the Paris Landing Easter Egg Hunt on April 15th. Please bring a bag of your favorite candy with your decorated egg that will be hidden for the children to find at the Hunt.
Following the Egg Hunt this year will be a “Treasure Hunt” Sponsored by Kentucky Bank, bales of hay will be scattered on the ground and $250 worth of coins will be hidden in the hay for the children to find.
Join us as we commemorate 100 years of America’s entry into “The Great War” with two screenings of “All Quiet on the Western Front” in the Paris Bourbon County Library Community Room. For more details, visit the event page.
Learn the fascinating stories behind the names on the headstones. Hour long tours every half hour beginning at 12 PM and last tour at 3:30 PM. Cost $10 per person, students under 15 free. Must reserve tickets in advance, including students, at the Hopewell Museum or call 859-987-7274. Proceeds benefit HPBC/HM and Paris Cemetery. *Alternate date due to funeral or weather will be Oct. 29th.