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Umbrellaphant!

Mount Vernon MusicOver 120 people attended a presentation of a children’s concert, Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant! Monday, June 12.

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Wildlife on the Move presented by Library

The Friends of the Franklin County Library will present Wildlife on the Move at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 7 in the gym at the First Baptist Church.

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Yoga, pottery / smithy demos, live music and more featured

The Plaza District will be alive with activity June 10 with an assortment of demonstrations, live music, arts and craft booths and a growing variety of farm fresh produce for the monthly Second Saturday on the Square.

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Origami class

Elizabeth Alcorn, center, shows her mom, Erika, a butterfly she created in an origami classElizabeth Alcorn, center, shows her mom, Erika, a butterfly she created in an origami class sponsored by the Franklin County Arts Alliance at the Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, June 24.

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Miss Mount Vernon pageant sign-up underway

Sign-up for the 49th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant recently began, according to Heather Bales, pageant coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Pottery demos

Jerry Boyd talks with visitors at a recent Farmers Market as he begins creating a piece of pottery.Jerry Boyd talks with visitors at a recent Farmers Market as he begins creating a piece of pottery. He provided pottery demonstrations off and on throughout the day.

“Bubble Day” Friday

The 11th annual “Bubble Day” sponsored by the Franklin County Library and the Friends of the Franklin County Library (Friends), is at 10 a.m. Friday, June 2 on the downtown plaza.

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Origami class set at CAC

A free origami class will be offered by the Franklin County Arts Alliance from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 24.

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Boots, Brew & Barbeque offers music, food, family fun

The fourth annual Boots, Brew & Barbecue (B3) event will be from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 3 in downtown Mount Vernon.

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