Little River Band to Headline Festival

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The Mount Vernon Music and Arts Festival will welcome Little River Band, Artrageous and Phil Dirt and the Dozers as headline entertainment for this summer’s event.

All headline acts are scheduled to take the main stage at 8:30 each evening – Phil Dirt and the Dozers on Thursday, August 13, Artrageous on Friday, August 14, and Little River Band on Saturday, August 15. … Read full story

Black History Month Free Showing of “Harriet” (PG-13) on Tues, Feb 11, 6:30 pm, at the Main Library

The Academy Award-nominated film  “Harriet” (PG-13) will be shown at Free Movie Night on Tuesday, February 11, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.


The film is based on the extraordinary story of Harriet Tubman, the heroic 19th-century freedom fighter, whose courage, ingenuity and strength helped hundreds of slaves escape the bondage of slavery and changed the course of history.… Read full story

The Knights of the Octagon Table Murder Mystery

February isn’t just for romance! Book our next Murder Mystery on February 8 for a little mayhem, too. Can you solve the murder of The Knights of the Octagon Table?

It is 930 AD and the kingdom is restless. King Creole just died and all of the Knights of the Octagon Table have been notified, via chainmail, that they must now assemble and choose a new King.… Read full story

Apollo 11 Free Showing Tonight

A free showing of the 2019 documentary film, “Apollo 11,” (G) will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.

Never-before-seen footage and audio recordings take you straight into the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission as astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins embark on a historic trip to the moon.… Read full story