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Art exhibit opening, poetry reading Thursday, May 2

A reception and poetry reading will open an art exhibit by Mount Vernon High School students at the Cultural Arts Center.

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High school art, poetry event set, Thursday, May 2

Students from the Mount Vernon High School art and English departments will be featured in an evening of art and poetry Thursday, May 2.

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Texas State Gospel Singing Convention coming back to town

Mount Vernon has been chosen again this year as the location for the 82nd Annual Texas State Gospel Singing Convention.

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Earth Day event at arts center Monday, April 22

Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance will be hosts for an Earth Day event at the Cultural Arts Center on Monday, April 22.

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Arts Alliance to celebrate Earth Day with event, exhibit

Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance invite the public to celebrate Earth Day  with a special event and exhibit at the Cultural Arts Center (CAC).

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Gospel Singing Convention begins at Methodist Church

The 82nd Annual Texas State Gospel Singing Convention will be conducted at the First Methodist Church of Mount Vernon April 19-20.

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Fashion Show April 11

The Tall Tree Women’s Club members will have their  fourth annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon.

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Pageant dates announced

Dates for the 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant, sign-ups and practices were announced this week by Heather Bales, event coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. This year’s pageant will be on two nights Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16 and 17 at 6 p.m.. For more information, see the April 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

American Horn Quartet to perform at the Music Hall

The American Horn Quartet will be in concert at Mount Vernon Music Hall. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6.

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