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Arbor Day to be celebrated with plaza tree planting Friday

The eighth annual local Arbor Day celebration will be sponsored by members of the Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance and the City of Mount Vernon staff. The event has been set for 4 p.m. Friday, April 24.

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Customized metal art

Bob and Mark White display their customized metal artwork to Anna Manincor at the Second Saturday celebrationBob and Mark White display their customized metal artwork to Anna Manincor at the Second Saturday celebration last weekend on April 11. It was a day filled with music, good food, and things to see and do.

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Not too young to try

Jaylee Ware,  age 18 months, put together this paper bunny rabbit during the Kids Easter Art event at the Cultural Arts Center Saturday, March 28.

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High school art, poetry event set

Students from the Mount Vernon High School art and English departments will be featured in an evening of art and poetry Thursday, April 16. The program will take place at the Cultural Arts Center

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Mary Lou and the Crew returns to Alamo festival

Mary Lou and the Crew will return to the stage at the Alamo Mission Museum’s annual music festival  Saturday, April 11. The band has been playing together as a group for seven years

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Lasting Impressions concert Saturday

Mount Vernon Music invites the public to Lasting Impressions, a program of exceptional beauty on Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Mount Vernon Music Hall.  The Orchard Ensemble will perform

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Hannah Kirby advances in “The Voice” competition

Local singer Hannah Kirby has advanced to the live playoff rounds of NBC television’s series “The Voice”. She is one of 13 remaining contestants from 48 that began season eight of the series on Feb. 23.

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Birthright Project at Alamo Blues Festival

If you are looking for a mouth watering, toe tapping good time, then the Alamo Mission Museum is the place to be. The eighth annual Chili and Blues event will be this Saturday, April 11 on the museum’s grounds.

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Adler and Hearne concert

Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne performed a free concertLynn Adler and Lindy Hearne performed a free concert in the Hill Building in downtown Mount Vernon on Saturday, March 21. The pair performed for a crowd of about 50 people.

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