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African wildlife art

Artist Jan Williams, center, talks with Cindy Kent about the artwork included in her African Wildlife Collection show.Artist Jan Williams, center, talks with Cindy Kent about the artwork included in her African Wildlife Collection show.

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Mardi Gras Crawl downtown Saturday

A Mardi Gras crawl has been planned for Saturday, February 22 by several downtown businesses.

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Music concert

Mark Miller on violin, Ute Miller on viola, Elizabeth White on cello, and Jack Unzicker on double bass perform during Mount Vernon Music’s first concertMark Miller on violin, Ute Miller on viola, Elizabeth White on cello, and Jack Unzicker on double bass perform during Mount Vernon Music’s first concert of the year on Saturday, January 18. The Sacred and Familiar program also featured harpist Barbara Biggers.

Explore faraway places and ancient cultures during concert

Mount Vernon Music will present “From the Caucasus to the Caspian Sea” concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 22, at 402 Leftwich St. in Mount Vernon.

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Sacred and Familiar opens 2020 season

The first Mount Vernon Music concert of 2020 will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Mount Vernon Music Hall at 402 Leftwich at Yates.

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Shanna Spence to speak at writers organization

Award-winning author Shanna Spence will speak on “Amazon and Algorithms: What Authors Don’t Know” at the Northeast Texas Writers Organization on February 13.

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Don Meredith film

Michael Meredith, center, and Amit Meredith, at right, welcomed family members of former Dallas Cowboys players to the sneak peak showing of the Meredith’s most recent film about Don Meredith. Shown are Brandon Howley, grandson of player Chuck Howley, and Michele Liscio Patterson and Annette Liscio, widow and daughter of player Tony Liscio.Michael Meredith, center, and Amit Meredith, at right, welcomed family members of former Dallas Cowboys players to the sneak peak showing of the Meredith’s most recent film about Don Meredith.

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Reception to open African exhibit

A reception will kick off a show of an African Wildlife Collection at the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s Gallery On Main at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 13.

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Dana Wayne to speak at writers organization

Multi-award-winning author Nancy Hudgins, who writes under the pen name of Dana Wayne, will present “Making 2020 Crystal Clear” at the Northeast Texas Writers Organization on January 9.

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