December 7 is Holiday Hoopla!
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Yellow Jacket Spirit - October 5, 2018
On October 5th, the opening of the First Friday Presents: Open Late Friday series kicked off with "Yellow Jacket Spirit". The event turned into a weeklong celebration with the Mount Vernon High School. On Wednesday, starting at 7p, the MVHS Homecoming parade came from Vine Street, down Main Street and ended in a bonfire at the CA&C Depot. Downtown businesses were open throughout the event. Ongoing throughout the week was the Yellow Jacket Spirit Window Display Contest judged by City Council member and teacher, Jeff Gottke, Mayor Mavis, and MVHS Principal, Scott Will. Downtown businesses competed to win Most Creative, Most Spirited, Overall Winner, and Fan Favorite. Fan Favorite was judged via a Twitter poll and winners were announced during the Halftime show at the game on Friday night. Downtown businesses were open until 8p.
Ladies' Night - November 2, 2018
Attendees enjoyed wine, hors-d'oeuvres, savory starters, and decadent desserts, did drop-in crafts like watercolor painting and bath bomb creating, learned how to master the art of the scarf, and received door prizes, discounts and more! Participating businesses included: Amato’s Woodfired Pizza, Coleman Family Gallery, Crickets on South Main, Gospel Christian Life Shop, Happy Bean, Kudos Art Co-op, The Makery, Moss Rose, Nimby Acre, Paragraphs Bookstore, Pine Row Studios, and Williams Flower Shop.