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Arts Alliance is looking for quilts

The Franklin County Arts Alliance is looking for quilts, and or artwork featuring kitchen gadgets, food, etc. for their upcoming Cozy Quilts and Kitchen Art exhibit.

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Fun at Wine in the Pines

Gail Reed joke with one of the 22 wine vendors at the fifth annual Wine in the Pines event.The fifth annual Wine in the Pines event was termed a success by vendors, merchants, organizers and visitors alike. There were more than 1,400 people attending the paid wine tasting portion of the festival.

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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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Art Sp-ah!

Kathy Rachal directed the Franklin County Arts Alliance Art Spa-ahh! on Saturday October 18 at the Cultural Arts Center.Kathy Rachal directed the Franklin County Arts Alliance Art Spa-ahh! on Saturday October 18 at the Cultural Arts Center. Doylene Douglas, Sherelyn Roberson, Amy Miles, Michelle Chitsey, and Kelly Green participated in the event.

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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The Dove Brothers in concert at Calvary

The Dove Brothers Band will be in concert, Sunday, October 12 at 6 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Temple. Admission is free. The southern gospel band formed as The Dove Brothers in 1998.

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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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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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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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