The absolute deadline to reserve booth space at the 38th annual CountryFest celebration is Tuesday, Oct. 2. The reduced registration fee for the third annual CountryFest 5K will end Oct. 5. Pre-registration for cars and pick-ups in the car show is $15 prior to the day of the event which is Saturday, October 13. For more details on each of these events. See the Sept. 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.