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Pianist Evan Mitchell featured in Saturday concert

Internationally renowned pianist Evan MitchellInternationally renowned pianist Evan Mitchell will perform chamber music with members of the Orchard Ensemble in the Mount Vernon Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, January 23.

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Culinary Arts class

Donna Copeland leads a culinary arts class promoting healthy lifestyle at the Cultural Arts Center.Donna Copeland leads a culinary arts class promoting healthy lifestyle at the Cultural Arts Center. During the first meeting, the group discusses various ways to prepare roast turkey.

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FCAA annual meeting set

The Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA) annual meeting and potluck dinner will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 7 at the Cultural Arts Center (CAC). The FCAA will provide paper goods and

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2016 board members named at Arts Alliance meeting

The Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA) met for an annual membership meeting on Thursday, January 7 at the Cultural Arts Center.The Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA) met for an annual membership meeting on Thursday, January 7 at the Cultural Arts Center. A total of 40 members and guests attended the potluck meal

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FCAA plans annual meeting

The Franklin County Arts Alliance has set their annual meeting and potluck dinner for 6 p.m. Thursday, January 7 at the Cultural Arts Center. Information about the past year and

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Writers group to meet Thursday

The Northeast Texas Writers Organization will conduct its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 14 at the Walking S Steakhouse. Guest speaker for the meeting will be Pat LaVigne,

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Letters to Santa

Heather McAnally, age four, shows the goodies she received at the Old Depot MuseumHeather McAnally, age four, shows the goodies she received at the Old Depot Museum and from the Christmas parade to Santa Claus. See the B section in the December 17 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for Letters to Santa from area children.

Culinary arts, social media classes planned

Registration is now open for one to four Culinary Arts and Social Media classes Saturdays, January 9 to 30 at the Cultural Arts Center. The Social Media classes will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. each Saturday.

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Painting with a Twist

Chloe Copeland begins to paint a snowman at the Painting with a TwistChloe Copeland begins to paint a snowman at the Painting with a Twist event organized by the Friends of the Franklin County Library on Saturday, December 5. A total of 13 children and 22 adults painted with brushes and fingers at the Multi-Purpose Building on Taylor St.