The Mount Vernon ISD Fall Festival will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 in front of the elementary school. Plenty of parking will be available in the rear of the school. The festival will include bounce houses, a dunking booth, duck pond, fishing, and a cake walk. Tickets will be sold to participate at each booth. For more information, see the Oct. 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.