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Carson visits to prepare for exhibit

Carson visits to prepare for exhibitPosters will be in stragetic locations around Mount Vernon heralding the upcoming photography exhibit by Sarah Carson.

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Miller featured performer in “Journeys” music concert

Miller featured performer  in “Journeys” music concertViolinist Mark Miller is one of two performers to be featured at the “Journeys with Violin and Piano” concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.

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Music donation

Music donationUte Miller, at left, of the Mount Vernon Music Association, accepts a donation from Luminant represented by Troy Sellers, Community Relations Manager.

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Ted is coming to The Frame Up

Ted Clemens is coming to The Frame Up & Fine Arts Gallery with a one man art show. The exhibit will open with a reception on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 6-8 p.m.

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Teague exhibit to close, last chance to register

The retrospective exhibit of nationally recognized local artist Dean Teague at the Old Fire Station Museum will close Friday, Sept. 18. This is the last week for those who have not visited the exhibit to do so, or to register to win one of the paintings. The winner will be decided by a drawing the last afternoon of the exhibit. See the Sept. 10 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Journeys concert announced

Mount Vernon Music announces its second concert of the 2009-2010 concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 3, in The Music Hall.

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Quebe sisters perform

Quebe sisters performThe Quebe Sisters Band performed the opening set for a crowd of more than 130 at Mount Vernon Music Hall Saturday, Aug. 29. The audience cheered and clapped enthusiastically after each toe-tapping song. The performance was the first part of the association’s Music, Music, Music! gala which grossed around $12,000. The money will provide funding for the 2009-10 concert season.

Oak Ridge Boys to perform at NTCC

The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation will  present country music legends The Oak Ridge Boys on the stage of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts  at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. To reserve seats, call the box office at 903-434-8181.

Brisket sale Saturday

The Lake Cypress Springs Baptist Church will have their  Labor Day brisket fund-raiser Saturday, Sept. 5 starting at 8 a.m. See the Sept. 3 edition of the Optic-Herald for dates and times of activities.