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Concert set

Concert setMount Vernon Music invites you to attend a concert with guitarist Christopher McGuire at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 in the Mount Vernon Music Hall. Performing with him will be Mount Vernon Music players Steven and Carol Harlos, Mark and Ute Miller, and bassist George Anderson.

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Gift shop open

Gift shop openJackie Stempel was clerk at the gift shop on the ground floor of the Old Jail Art Museum on Saturday, Nov. 1. The gift shop, sponsored by the Franklin County Arts Alliance, will be open six Saturdays, through Dec. 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds will go toward the acquisition of new pieces for the museum’s permanent collection.

Museum tour

Museum tour Mayer J.D. Baumgardner escorted Dr. Mary Hearron and Andrew Yox with NTCC Honors Presidential Scholars as they toured the local museums Friday, Sept. 5.

Art store to open

Cindy Kent  prepares items for sale at the Old Jail Art Museum. The Franklin County Arts Alliance is opening a gift shop on the ground floor of the Old Jail Art Museum Saturday, Nov. 1. The gift shop will be open six Saturdays, through Dec. 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Big Woods Band

Big Woods BandMembers of the Big Woods Band including Sharon Elliott, Bobby Hankins, Stuart Richey, and Charlotte Richey entertained the crowd at the Downtown Business Association’s western dinner on Thursday, Sept. 4. The group will also perform on Thursday, Sept. 18 as the last in a series of Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Music on the Square events for 2008.

Chamber music

Chamber musicMore than 60 people attended the Whitlock / Clinton Chamber Concert at the Mount Vernon Music Hall on Sunday, Sept. 28. Featured in the performance were pianist Joel Schoenhals, celloist Jolyon Pegis, violinist Kristin Jutras as well as Mark and Ute Miller on violin and viola.

Julian Scott collection a hit

Julian Scott collection a hitForty-five art history buffs gathered at the Cultural Arts Center to learn more about historical artist Julian Scott from his great-nephew Judd Scott of Cypress Springs Village (seated in the background).

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Chamber Music Concert Sunday, Sept. 28

Concert plannedJolyon Pegis is the featured cellist in the upcoming Whitlock-Clinton Chamber Music Concert in presenting music for quintets by Dmitry Shostakovich and Antonin Dvorak. The event is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, in the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

Piano concert

Piano concertAfter a piano concert Aug. 30 before a full house at Mount Vernon Music Hall, pianist Holly Blake, center,  is pictured with her parents, Rosewitta and Steve Blake and her grandmothers, Resy Jumper and Meda Blake.

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