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Writers’ Workshop

Jeanne Pamplin addresses the more than 25 Northeast Texas writers gathered at the Cultural Arts CenterJeanne Pamplin addresses the more than 25 Northeast Texas writers gathered at the Cultural Arts Center in Mount Vernon to hear seven speakers and participate in a question and answer session led by a panel of published writers.

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A day full of dulcimers

David Lindsey instructs participants during a hammer dulcimer workshop on Saturday, January 11 at the Cultural Arts Center.David Lindsey instructs participants during a hammer dulcimer workshop on Saturday, January 11 at the Cultural Arts Center. A total of 20 students participated in the workshops for hammer dulcimer, mountain dulcimer and ukelele.

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Lindsey family to conduct workshop, perform Saturday

The Lindseys, a family of musiciansThe Lindseys, a family of musicians, will present “An Evening of Acoustic Music and Art” on Saturday, January 11. The Franklin County Arts Alliance, Northeast Texas Dulcimer Chorus, and The Frame Up Fine Art Gallery are sponsors for the event.

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Writing workshop Saturday at CAC

The “Write” Time Workshop has been set for Saturday, January 18 at the Cultural Arts Center. The Franklin County Arts Alliance and the Franklin County Library have teamed up with the North East Texas Writer’s Organization to bring this event to Mount Vernon.

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Denim and Dancing Saturday night

A Denim and Dancing event benefiting the Franklin County Special Olympics will be Saturday, Jan. 4 at the Hagansport Community Center. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with the serving of Hume’s famous stew.

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Ron Clinton to perform Van Cliburn favorites

Dr. Ron Clinton will be featured in concert at the Mount Vernon Music Hall at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. He will perform a series of piano pieces known and loved by fans of the late Texas legend Van Cliburn.

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Area artists plan annual meeting

The Franklin County Arts Alliance will have its annual membership meeting and potluck dinner at the Cultural Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 2.

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Winner

David Stinson was the recipient of a Lael Nelson pictureDavid Stinson was the recipient of a Lael Nelson picture from a drawing conducted by the Franklin County Arts Alliance in conjunction with their annual meeting last week.

“A Night Before Christmas” dinner rescheduled for Friday

“A Night Before Christmas” dinner with entertainment will be Friday evening, December 13. The event was rescheduled from last week due inclement weather.

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