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Classical Christmas concert Saturday at The Music Hall

“A Classical Christmas” concert will be presented by Lynda Davidson. The piano concert will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 in the Mount Vernon Music Hall. See the Dec. 3 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

“Windows on the Holiday” to be unveiled on Friday, Nov. 27

Windows decorated for the Christmas season will be unveiled beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27. Workers began covering the downtown windows with white paper and placing silhouettes in upper story windows last week as work progresses toward their unveiling.

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Frame Up Miniature Show

Frame Up Miniature ShowBilly Miller and Eddie Turner were among the guests of the fifth annual miniature show at the Frame Up. More than 50 patrons attended the show Saturday, Nov. 14. The miniatures will be on display through Dec. 24.

Colorful display

Colorful displayA beautiful assortment of pumpkins and gourds make for a colorful display in the yard of Charles and Saundra Dunn on Miller St.

Interesting sculpture

Interesting sculptureCarolyn Teague and Cindy Kent discuss a sculpture exhibited by Sandra McCurry during the Franklin County Arts Alliance members only show at the Old Jail Art Museum.

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NTCC helping Neighbors in Need

Northeast Texas Community College family is teaming up with Communities In Schools (CIS) to help out area families in need.  As a 25th Anniversary service project, NTCC is calling for contributions to the Neighbors In Need drive.  For more information, see the Nov. 19 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Kober, Wood take first in Tablescapes

Kober, Wood take first in TablescapesThe Saucy Ladies team of Carol Kober and Kathy Wood claimed first place honors in the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s TableScapes competition.

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Choral society concert is Dec. 5, 6

The Northeast Texas Choral Society will present its 12th annual Holiday Concert entitled A Heavenly Christmas. There will be two presentations, including 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 and 2 pm. Sunday, Dec. 6. Both performances will be at the Hopkins County Civic Center. For more information, see the Nov. 19 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Alliance selling Poinsettias

The Franklin County Arts Alliance is taking orders for Christmas Poinsettias again this year. All orders should be placed by Monday, Nov. 23 with any board member of the Franklin County Arts Alliance with all checks made payable to the alliance. For more information, see the Nov. 12 edition of the Optic-Herald.