Arts & Entertainment

Night at the Museum planned Saturday

Fourteen students from Mount Vernon Middle School’s fifth and sixth grades will bring local history to life portraying historical characters for “A Night at the Museum” Saturday, April 14.

The event will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Old Fire Station Museum and the 1894 railroad Cotton Belt Depot Museum. Tickets are available at the door of the museums the night of the event. See the April 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of participating students and the characters they will portray.