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City of Mount Vernon Road Closure Notice – Gates Street 6/23/2015 ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE

Posted on June 23, 2015

Gates Street (between Main and 1st Streets) June 23, 2015 Tuesday, June 23, 2015, between 5:30 am and 12:00 pm, the City’s Street Operations Division will be working on demolition of the former Teamsters building located at 420 W Gates … Continue reading

Riverwalk Summer Concert Series starting July 9th

Posted on June 23, 2015

MOUNT VERNON – Dust off your lawn chairs and your picnic gear and come to Historic Downtown Mount Vernon for some memorable summer evenings!  Imagine an informal crowd relaxing along the riverfront, listening and dancing to live music set against … Continue reading

Washington’s 440 mile Cascade Loop Scenic Highway is EV-Ready

Posted on June 17, 2015

Electric vehicle chargers make it easy to visit north central Washington destinations WENATCHEE – Gov. Jay Inslee today proclaimed the official start of electric vehicle tourism season at an electric vehicle gathering at Pybus Public Market in Wenatchee. With strategically … Continue reading

Geocaching Event This Weekend in Mount Vernon

Posted on June 17, 2015

This year’s event is expected to be much larger than last year. In 2014 we attracted 100+ people roaming the streets and storefronts of DTMV on a Friday night, and the sign up is already exceeding last year’s event. The … Continue reading

Fly Day Fly-by for Berry Dairy Days

Posted on June 17, 2015

A flight of four North American T-6’s fly by at a Heritage Flight Museum fly day. Burlington, WA – The Heritage Flight Museum is pleased to be kicking off the start of the Berry Dairy Days parade with a fly … Continue reading

Girls’ Weekend Getaway Friday & Saturday, June 26-27, 2015 Run, Shop, Paint, Sip, Dine

Posted on June 15, 2015

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is pleased to present Girls’ Weekend Getaway, Friday & Saturday, June 26-27, 2015. Special events include “Run Like A Girl, sponsored by Skagit Running Company, “Welcome To Me” at the Lincoln Theatre, “Chocolate Tasting 101” … Continue reading

Dirt Cup 44 at Skagit Speedway

Posted on June 8, 2015

6/25, 6/26, & 6/27 – Dirt Cup 44 at Skagit Speedway. For the first time ever, the 44th annual Jim Raper Memorial Dirt Cup presented by Jack in the Box is sanctioned with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour! Don’t miss … Continue reading

City of Mount Vernon Downtown Electrical Upgrade Summer 2015 CONSTRUCTION NOTICE

Posted on June 7, 2015

Downtown Mount Vernon Electrical Upgrade (June 1, 2015 thru mid-July 2015) During summer 2015, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will be working in portions of Downtown Mount Vernon to relocate overhead electrical and telecommunications services into underground conduit and vaults. This … Continue reading

2nd Annual Mount Vernon Parks Geocaching Weekend!

Posted on May 28, 2015

Please join us for our 2nd Geocaching Event. We are hosting a whole weekend of events for everyone to enjoy. Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation has joined with the Mount Vernon Downtown Association, Mount Vernon Parks Foundation, Mount Vernon Trail … Continue reading

Lincoln Theatre Update

Posted on May 28, 2015

Hello Members and Friends of the Lincoln Theatre A donation basket for Kummar and Puja Sharma, owners of Taste of India and long-time supporters of the Lincoln Theatre, was organized and set up by Lincoln members Delinda Baughn and Ray … Continue reading



June 29th, 2018

Every year, Americans go on the hunt for the best spot to spend their Fourth of July. Look no further, America: Mount Vernon puts on the perfect patriotic party at Edgewater Park. What makes our Independence Day celebration the best … Continue reading

June 5th, 2018

Need help planning your day with Dad?  Don’t worry – we’ve done the hard work for you. Use this list and make your Father’s Day one to remember. Outdoor Activities Little Mountain Park – 3000 Little Mountain Rd, Mt Vernon … Continue reading

July 6th, 2017

By Sabrina J. Russo Step across the threshold of an antique shop and stand amidst the displays, and you might just catch a glimpse of the past in the shimmer of polished silver, in the glint of porcelain china, or … Continue reading

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