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Coffee house experience at CAC

A Beatniks-Bongos-Brew and Fondue event will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the Cultural Arts Center. The public is encouraged to attend and to dress in beatnik style.

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Father daughter dance to benefit child advocacy center

The fourth annual Father Daughter Dance - Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to benefit the Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center (NETCAC) will be on Saturday, March 7 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Winnsboro City Auditorium.

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Valentine box

Ben Roycroft, age five, shows off his monster valentine boxBen Roycroft, age five, shows off his monster valentine box following an event at the Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, February 7.

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Beatnik coffee house night planned at CAC

Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance will be hosts for a Beatniks-Bongos-Brew and Fondue event on Saturday, March 7. The public is encouraged to attend and to dress in beatnik style. See the  February 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details about this event.

Mardis Gras dance planned downtown

The Sacred Heart Catholic Church Ladies Guild is planning a Mardi Gras Dance Friday, February 13. The event will be conducted in the Hill Building on the south side of the square.

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Honor student film shown by Shakespeare Club

Jearl and Mary Lou Russell Mowery with Miranda Mendoza and Dr. Andrew Yox.Jearl and Mary Lou Russell Mowery with Miranda Mendoza and Dr. Andrew Yox. at the viewing of a NTCC student film. Approximately 20 people attended the showing of a documentary film

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Children’s Valentine workshop at CAC

Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance will be hosts for a Children’s Valentine Workshop on Saturday, February 7 at 10 a.m. at the Cultural Arts Center.

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The Joy of Strings concert Sunday

Mount Vernon Music will present the Wyeth String Quartet at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in Mount Vernon Music Hall.  The quartet is comprised of the principal string players of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

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Viola and Friends

Mark Miller, Ute Miller, and Debbie Ragsdale performed during Mount Vernon Music’s Viola and Friends concertMark Miller, Ute Miller, and Debbie Ragsdale performed during Mount Vernon Music’s Viola and Friends concert on Saturday, January 24. More than 60 people attended the evening concert.