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You can bid on Derby Party live and silent auctions online! Click here to for more information and to see all the items. For more information on our feature live auction item, "A Week in Lupine Ledge: A Maine Island Cottage" click here.


Apr. 22, 5-8 PM Paris ARTWALK

A look at regional artists’ works throughout downtown Paris and at the Hopewell Museum. Featured artist Bill Berryman, winner of Creative Harvest Exhibit’s “Best In Show” award. Free with light refreshments.


Apr. 30, 7-11 PM Win, Place or Show Derby Party

Enjoy a fun pre-Derby celebration at McConnell’s Auction House, 1833 S. Main Street in Paris. Music by Caught Red Handed! RSVP Required. Members $50/non-members $55/U40 $35. Proceeds benefit education programs at HPBC/HM.

Current Exihibit


Heart of a Town: The Main Streets of Bourbon

This exhibit features the history of businesses and life on main streets in Paris, North Middletown, and Millersburg. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Paris Main Street Program. On display through June 5th.