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Pottery demos

Jerry Boyd talks with visitors at a recent Farmers Market as he begins creating a piece of pottery.Jerry Boyd talks with visitors at a recent Farmers Market as he begins creating a piece of pottery. He provided pottery demonstrations off and on throughout the day.

Origami class set at CAC

A free origami class will be offered by the Franklin County Arts Alliance from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 24.

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Boots, Brew & Barbeque offers music, food, family fun

The fourth annual Boots, Brew & Barbecue (B3) event will be from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 3 in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Yoga, pottery / smithy demos, live music and more featured

The Plaza District will be alive with activity June 10 with an assortment of demonstrations, live music, arts and craft booths and a growing variety of farm fresh produce for the monthly Second Saturday on the Square.

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“Meet-up” for music lovers set

Members of Mount Vernon Music have planned the organization’s first community “Meet-up” at noon on Saturday, May 27 at the Bistro in the M. L. Edwards building in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Miss Mount Vernon pageant sign-up underway

Sign-up for the 49th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant recently began, according to Heather Bales, pageant coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Library plans a teen photo scavenger hunt

The Franklin County Library is sponsoring a Photo Scavenger Hunt for youth ages 12 to 18 this summer.

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“Bubble Day” Friday

The 11th annual “Bubble Day” sponsored by the Franklin County Library and the Friends of the Franklin County Library (Friends), is at 10 a.m. Friday, June 2 on the downtown plaza.

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Symphony performers to provide String Fest concert

Leading players from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and a guest artist from Canada will join the Orchard Ensemble for storied music by Mozart and Beethoven in Mount Vernon Music’s “String Fest” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21 in The Music Hall.

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