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Skagit Valley College to host a Non-Traditional Career Event and a Car Show June 6

Posted on May 28, 2015

For people who want to “think out of the box” in planning their next career move, Skagit Valley College (SVC) will host Careers without Boundaries on Saturday, June 6th. The event will take place at the Mount Vernon Campus in … Continue reading

Visiting Ensemble Series – 2015 Spotlight Concert

Posted on May 28, 2015

2015 Spotlight Visiting Ensemble Series An Evening of Exquisite Baroque The Skagit Symphony presents another guest performance in the Visiting Ensemble Series. The 2015 Spotlight Concert will bring to the stage three renowned musicians passionate about early music, Linda Melsted … Continue reading

She Bikes Skagit

Posted on May 27, 2015

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association, partnering with Bike/Walk Mount Vernon, will be offering group bike rides to destinations around the valley every other Wednesday throughout the summer, May through August. All rides will start at Riverfront Plaza in downtown Mount … Continue reading

House Of Style – Boutique & Salon Fashion Show

Posted on May 16, 2015

Mount Vernon, 510 S. 1st St., May 28, 2015– House of Style, hosts a fashion show, taking place at the boutique’s location in Downtown. The show includes a runway fashion show, featuring the latest styles and trends available at the … Continue reading


Posted on May 16, 2015

THIS SATURDAY, MAY 16: 360 Sprint Cars, Sportsman Sprint Cars, Modifieds & Tuners Gates Open 5:30pm | Racing at 7:00pm John Carroll Classic & Fireworks on May 23! The John Carroll Classic presented by Industrial Resources Incorporated is an event … Continue reading

Girls Night Out at Tulip Valley Winery

Posted on May 16, 2015

When: Fri, May 29th~ 5-8pm Where: Tulip Valley Winery~ 16163 SR 536 Mount Vernon Come out and join us for a fun night of wine tasting, shopping with local vendors, prizes & food! *Prizes given away every 30  minutes *Scavenger … Continue reading

From Mount Vernon to Lithuania, the magic of glass

Posted on May 15, 2015

By Evan Marczynski | Posted: Sunday, May 10, 2015 From Mount Vernon to Lithuania, the magic of glass Glass artist Mark Eckstrand attaches fins to a glass fish in his Mount Vernon studio. Scott Terrell / Skagit Valley Herald MOUNT … Continue reading

2015 Mount Vernon Parks Geocoin Challenge

Posted on May 12, 2015

For our 2nd annual event, we are celebrating Mount Vernon’s 125th Birthday and the Summer Solstice. Three days of events await you. Friday night is the Travel Bug Social. We are hosting a ‘BugHunt’. Scattered around Historic Downtown and the … Continue reading

City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau schedules May Mayor’s Coffee Hours

Posted on May 6, 2015

MOUNT VERNON – City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau has scheduled the Mayor’s Coffee Hour on the following days in May: –  Friday, May 1, 8:00 a.m., City Hall Lobby, 910 Cleveland Avenue –  Friday, May 8, 10:00 a.m., Mountain Glen … Continue reading

Ten Strings & A Goat Skin will be at McIntyre Hall for ONE NIGHT ONLY on Friday, May 29

Posted on May 6, 2015

Members of Ten Strings And A Goat Skin, a bilingual band hailing from Prince Edward Island Canada, multiple nominees for the 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards, East Coast Music Awards, and Music PEI Awards, are having the time of their … 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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