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The Joy of Strings concert Sunday

Mount Vernon Music will present the Wyeth String Quartet at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in Mount Vernon Music Hall.  The quartet is comprised of the principal string players of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

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Valentine box

Ben Roycroft, age five, shows off his monster valentine boxBen Roycroft, age five, shows off his monster valentine box following an event at the Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, February 7.

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Viola featured in Saturday concert

Viola and Friends, a celebration of music for the “middle child” of the violin family, will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, in Mount Vernon Music Hall, 402 Leftwich at Yates street.

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Mardis Gras dance planned downtown

The Sacred Heart Catholic Church Ladies Guild is planning a Mardi Gras Dance Friday, February 13. The event will be conducted in the Hill Building on the south side of the square.

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Bigony watercolors exhibited at Frame Up

An exhibit of work by award winning artist Ron Bigony is now on display at the Frame Up Fine Arts Gallery at 204 W. Main St. in Mount Vernon. “We encourage everyone to stop by and see these incredible pieces of work,” gallery owner Charlotte Chaney said.

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Children’s Valentine workshop at CAC

Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance will be hosts for a Children’s Valentine Workshop on Saturday, February 7 at 10 a.m. at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Arts Alliance selects officers, kicks off 20th anniversary

Sandy Dennis, Michelle Chitsey, Christian Galloway, Jean Pamplin, Nicki Armstrong,  Linda Bolton, David Stinson, and Ronnie Barnard will serve as Arts Alliance officers for 2015.Approximately 30 members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance gathered Saturday, January 3 to kick off the 20th anniversary year for the organization. A potluck brunch was served with a strawberry crepe cake as the center of the celebration.

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Viola and Friends

Mark Miller, Ute Miller, and Debbie Ragsdale performed during Mount Vernon Music’s Viola and Friends concertMark Miller, Ute Miller, and Debbie Ragsdale performed during Mount Vernon Music’s Viola and Friends concert on Saturday, January 24. More than 60 people attended the evening concert.

Encores, concert favorites at Music Hall January 3

The Mount Vernon Music Association’s “Encores and Concert Favorites” concert will be Saturday, January 3 at 7:30 p.m.The concert, originally set for November 22,

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