The Plaids have taken over the Alcove stage and word of mouth has spread like wildfire. Forever Plaid has sold out its entire three-week run and so your only opportunity to see this fabulous 50s musical is this Saturday, August 4th at 2 pm at the Alcove.… Read full story
The Silver Screeners Free Movie Matinee will feature the 1951 classic, “The African Queen,” on Sunday, August 5, 2:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.
Directed by the iconic John Huston, the film features an Academy Award-winning performance by Humphrey Bogart as Charlie Allnut, the booze-guzzling, rough-around-the-edges captain of a broken-down East African riverboat.… Read full story
Come to see Mt. Vernon Players production of Edward Mast’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.
Show times are August 3rd and 4th at 7:30 and August 5th at 2:30.
Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for senior citizens and children under 12.… Read full story
Ice Cream Eating Contest
Sunday, August 5th
Natural Resource Area (North of Campgrounds)
3:00 PM Registration * 4:00 PM Contest
Limit of 50 participants per contest
$25 cash to the winner of each contest
Sponsor: Velvet Ice Cream
The Knox County Park District invites you to join us this Saturday night, July 28 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and enjoy the summer weather and listen to the Licking County 4-H Band as they visit for a concert in the beautiful Thayer Ridge Park.… Read full story
Come out for a delightful evening at the beautiful stone garden where we will provide you with a night of comedy. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most charming plays, bursting with romance and slapstick humor. This play will be performed by youth ages 7-18 from Knox County and beyond.… Read full story
FYI – the McGuffey Lane concert is on regardless of the weather this evening! Please plan to join us for some great food, music, and fun.
Entertainment line up for this year looks like this…
10 – noon Parade / Opening Ceremonies
noon – 12:30 band tear-down / set-up
12:30 – 2:45 Relentless Mules bluegrass
3 – 4:30 Square One Acapella
4:30 – 5 Cherry Avenue set-up/sound check
5 – 5:45 Cherry Avenue short set
5:45 – 7ish Cookie / Pie Auction
7ish – 8:30 Cherry Avenue long set
9 – 9:40ish Community Church Service
9:45 – 11 Marina Myers & students – piano
11 – 1 Lucky Penny Sisters
1 – 3 Salty Caramels
3 – 4 Tractor Parade – stages closed
Following parade Award Presentations (Art, Photography, Horticulture)