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Be Part of the Friendship House Cookbook

Posted on January 29, 2016

WE WANT YOUR BEST RECIPES! To commemorate our 30th Anniversary, Friendship House is creating a cookbook! We are asking friends, volunteers, congregations, and partners to contribute everything from their newest dinner creation to Grandma’s favorite cookie recipe. We will taste-test … Continue reading

Skagit Women in Business Monthly Meeting – Friday, February 5

Posted on January 29, 2016

SWIB (Skagit Women in Business) Meeting:  Friday February 5th @ The Hampton Inn & Suites – 1860 S. Burlington Blvd, Burlington – 7:00-8:30am Cost: $15.00 payable at the door or online – includes a light breakfast – Program:  Debra … Continue reading

Skagit Valley College Drama Department audition announcement for Gilbert and Sullivan classic

Posted on January 15, 2016

The Skagit Valley College Drama Department announces that auditions for the Spring Quarter production, Hot Mikado, will take place in the Phil Tarro Theatre on February 8 and 9 at 3:30 and 6:30 pm. With direction by Damond Morris, musical … Continue reading

Registration Open for 2016 Tulip Ambassador Competition

Posted on January 11, 2016

MOUNT VERNON — Two child ambassadors will be chosen to represent the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival at the KeyBank 2016 Tulip Ambassador Event February 9 at Cascade Mall.   Any fourth or fifth grade student in Skagit County is eligible to … Continue reading

Illuminight Winter Walk January 28, 2016

Posted on January 6, 2016

Illuminight Winter Walk Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:30 PM Sign up now for our Luminary workshops. Next session is January 13th-24th. Basic luminaries can be completed in 4-5 sessions. Introductory sessions are on Wednesday’s and Friday’s at 6:00 pm, located … Continue reading

Skagit Eagle Festival starts January 2 

Posted on December 29, 2015

Skagit Eagle Festival Starts January 2, 2016 The Concrete Chamber of Commerce presents the 2016 Skagit Eagle Festival, beginning January 2 and continuing for five weekends in January in eastern Skagit County. Featuring activities for the whole family, the Festival … Continue reading

Aurelio will be at McIntyre Hall for ONE NIGHT ONLY on Saturday, January 30

Posted on December 12, 2015

Torch-bearer of the Garifuna tradition and the first black member of Honduras’s National Congress, the soulful singer, guitarist and percussionist Aurelio Martínez has come a long way from the tiny fishing village in which he was born. He assumed the … Continue reading

City of Mount Vernon Annual Veterans Recognition Ceremony to be held at 10:00 a.m. on November 7th

Posted on November 4, 2015

MOUNT VERNON – Mayor Jill Boudreau would like to invite all interested parties to attend the annual Veterans Recognition Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 7th at the Mount Baker Middle School Cascade Commons/Cafeteria, located at 2310 E. Section … Continue reading

Ladies’ Night Out Thursday, Nov. 5, 10 am-8 pm Shop, Sip, Dine

Posted on November 4, 2015

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association (MVDA) is pleased to present Ladies’ Night Out, Thursday, November 5, 10 am- 8 pm. Special events include a photo booth, trunk shows, free drawings, special salon services and fabulous coupon discounts at 22 participating businesses. Shop … Continue reading

Halloween Safe Trick-or Treating Saturday, Oct. 31, 3-5 pm

Posted on October 22, 2015

Calling all witches and goblins, princesses and robots, movie stars and minions! Skagit County residents are invited to participate in a safe Trick-or-Treating event Saturday, October 31, 3-5 pm on First Street, from Kincaid to Division in Downtown Mount Vernon. … Continue reading



September 21st, 2018

Crunchy orange leaves, warm sweaters, pumpkin spice latte and the perfect balance between cold morning and warm afternoons mark the start of fall in Mount Vernon. Autumn offers visitors the chance to dive deep into Mount Vernon’s rich history of … Continue reading

August 24th, 2018

Labor Day means summer is coming to a close. The extended weekend is your last chance to take advantage of the warm weather before the leaves change color and the kids are sent back to school. Looking to make the … 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

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