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Kodaly, Brahms music focus of February music concert

Kodaly, Brahms music focus of February music concertThe music of Zoltán Kodály and Johannes Brahms will be featured in a special concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Feb. 20 in the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Houston is prexy

Janet Houston was elected president of the Franklin Consumer Science Club at their meeting in January. The Franklin Consumer Science Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Senior Meal Center on Taylor Street. For more information, see the Feb. 4 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Scratch board class forming

The Franklin County Arts Alliance is currently accepting registrations for a scratch board workshop scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19 and 20. Lorelle Bacon of Winnsboro will be the instructor. The $90 fee for the two-day class includes all supplies needed. See the Jan. 19 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Bacon instructor for scratch board class

Lorelle Bacon of Winnsboro will be the instructor for a scratch board workshop set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb 19 and 20 at the Cultural Arts Center. For more information, see the Feb. 4 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Arts alliance renames south hall, authorizes improvements

Arts alliance renames south hall, authorizes improvementsThe south hall of the Cultural Arts Center will now be known as the Jack Cook Exhibit Hall. Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance renamed the area at their annual membership meeting Thursday, Jan. 14.

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Concert successful

Concert successfulApproximatel 50 people attended the Mount Vernon Music "Out of the Ordinary" concert on Saturday, Jan 30 despite the blustery damp weather.

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“Out of the Ordinary” music to be performed locally

Come hear music “Out of the Ordinary” in a concert at the Mount Vernon Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30.

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“Out of the Ordinary” music to be performed Saturday night

“Out of the Ordinary” music  to be performed Saturday nightMount Vernon Music invites everyone to a concert of “breathtakingly beautiful” music, Mark Miller, president of the association said. The “Out of the Ordinary” concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 at The Music Hall,

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Nichols wins Dept. 56 gift certificate

Brian Nichols of Mount Vernon was the winner of the $50 gift certificate for a Dept. 56 Snow Village collectable. The gift certificate was awarded after the close of the exhibit in the Old Depot Museum. See the Jan.14 edition of the Optic-Herald for more details.