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Ted is coming to The Frame Up

Ted Clemens is coming to The Frame Up & Fine Arts Gallery with a one man art show. The exhibit will open with a reception on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 6-8 p.m.

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Journeys concert announced

Mount Vernon Music announces its second concert of the 2009-2010 concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 3, in The Music Hall.

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Quebe sisters perform

Quebe sisters performThe Quebe Sisters Band performed the opening set for a crowd of more than 130 at Mount Vernon Music Hall Saturday, Aug. 29. The audience cheered and clapped enthusiastically after each toe-tapping song. The performance was the first part of the association’s Music, Music, Music! gala which grossed around $12,000. The money will provide funding for the 2009-10 concert season.

Oak Ridge Boys to perform at NTCC

The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation will  present country music legends The Oak Ridge Boys on the stage of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts  at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. To reserve seats, call the box office at 903-434-8181.

Brisket sale Saturday

The Lake Cypress Springs Baptist Church will have their  Labor Day brisket fund-raiser Saturday, Sept. 5 starting at 8 a.m. See the Sept. 3 edition of the Optic-Herald for dates and times of activities.

Music donation

Music donationUte Miller, at left, of the Mount Vernon Music Association, accepts a donation from Luminant represented by Troy Sellers, Community Relations Manager.

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Arts alliance dinner, exhibit opening tonight

Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance will join together for a potluck dinner at the Cultural Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Sept. 3.  After dinner, an exhibit of recent art acquisitions will open with a wine and cheese reception at the Old Jail Art Museum.  For more information, see the Sept. 3 edition of the Optic-Herald.


Teague exhibit to close, last chance to register

The retrospective exhibit of nationally recognized local artist Dean Teague at the Old Fire Station Museum will close Friday, Sept. 18. This is the last week for those who have not visited the exhibit to do so, or to register to win one of the paintings. The winner will be decided by a drawing the last afternoon of the exhibit. See the Sept. 10 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Gala opens music season Saturday

“A Night to Remember: Music, Music, Music!” will celebrate the opening of the 2009-2010 season for Mount Vernon Music Association. The event is set for 7 p.m. Saturday Aug. 29 in the Mount Vernon Music Hall. For more information, see the Aug. 27 edition of the Optic-Herald.