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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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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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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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Origami ornaments workshop Saturday, December 14

The Franklin County Arts Alliance is offering a class on how to make Origami Christmas Ornaments Saturday, Dec. 14. The class will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Cultural Arts Center at 100 Rusk St. For more information, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

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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Gingerbread houses on display at arts center

A little gingerbread village is taking shape at the Cultural Arts CenterJulia, Alea and Alexis Minter’s gingerbread creation is on display at the Cultural Arts Center along with several others created by area families. The Franklin County Arts Alliance, with the assistance of First National Bank, made available gingerbread house kits earlier this year.

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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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Texas Guitar Quartet concert slated here

The Texas Guitar Quartet will be presented in concert at the Mount Vernon Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 23. The group has firmly established a reputation as the premier guitar ensemble in Texas.

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