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Art Spa-ahh! event set at arts center

The Franklin County Arts Alliance board members will be hosts for an Art Spa-ahh! event from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 18 at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Short story contest open to area writers

The Northeast Texas Writers Organization is sponsoring a Fiction Short Story Contest for all interested writers. Membership in the organization is not required to enter.

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Music Gala success, Lounge Lizards a hit

The crowd at the Mount Vernon Music Gala waved their arms  and clapped during the Austin Lounge Lizard’s final number.The funny and politically irreverent Austin Lounge Lizards were a big hit with a crowd of more than 100 at the Mount Vernon Music Association’s season opening Gala Saturday, September 6.

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Wine event booths are available to local vendors

Area artists and craftsmen are invited to reserve a booth for the Wine in the Pines event in Mount Vernon for Friday night and Saturday, October 24 and 25.

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Gala headliners

The Austin Lounge LizardsThe Austin Lounge Lizards will be the featured performers for Mount Vernon Music’s annual Gala on Saturday, September 6 at the Music Hall at 402 Leftwich.

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Guitar duo to open 2014 regular concert season

The internationally acclaimed Möller-Fraticelli Classical Guitar Duo will perform for Mount Vernon Music’s (MVM) first regular season concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 5 at the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Music Gala tickets now available

The Austin Lounge Lizards, “the most laughable band in America,” will have people rocking and rolling with laughter at Mount Vernon Music’s annual Gala on Saturday, September 6 in The Music Hall, at 402 Leftwich St.

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Boots, Brew and BBQ event announced

A “Boots, Brew and BBQ” event in downtown Mount Vernon has been set for Friday night and Saturday, November 14 -15. The event was cleared for an alcohol permit for a beer tasting with a limited wine offering at the September meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council.

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Craft show at library

Calling all creative people! The Franklin County Library wants to display your work. The library staff will be accepting any and all arts and crafts from Tuesday, September 2 through Friday, September 5.

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