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Taylor to demonstrate painting at Frame Up

Ellie Taylor will provide an oil painting demonstration at the The Frame Up on Tuesday, July 8 at 2 p.m. She paints plain air, sketches outdoors, and uses pictures to remind her of a scene, paints from memory and from set ups.

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Film fest highlighted student, independent filmmaker talent

Amanda Johnson manned the popcorn machine at the Moon Film Fest on Saturday, June 21. Amanda Johnson manned the popcorn machine at the Moon Film Fest on Saturday, June 21. Approximately 40 people were at the Cultural Arts Center for the showing of two short and one feature film.

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Bolton donates porker for fund raising dinner

Karl Falster shows off one of the Falster Farm’s  organically grown swineLinda Bolton was the winner in the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s drawing last week to win a swine. Mrs. Bolton returned the portly porker to the organization for use in a Hawaiian theme dinner set for Saturday, June 14 at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Arts alliance Luau fund-raiser a success

Alyssa Auringer and Kristin Decker place a platter of meat on the serving table at the Franklin County Arts Alliance. The Luau fund-raiser dinner and auction was a roaring success, according to Jeanne Pamplin, president of the FCAA.

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Pageant sign-up deadline June 13

The deadline to sign-up as a contestant in the 46th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant is 3 p.m. Friday, June 13. No contestants will be accepted after that date and

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Texas Moon Film Fest set

The Franklin County Arts Alliance’s Texas Moon Film Fest has been set for Saturday evening, June 21 at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Pageant sign-up open

Sign-up for the 46th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant is now underway, according to Heather Bales, pageant coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Summer Enrichment offers polka, fairytales

The Friends of the Franklin Library is sponsoring a polka event and in conjunction with Mount Vernon Music Association, a children’s concert. Both events are free as part of the Summer Enrichment series.

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Camera workshop at CAC

The Franklin County Arts Alliance will be host for a free camera workshop on Saturday May 31. Michael Alford will be the instructor for the “Getting to know your camera” workshop.

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