Happy Halloween!



This year the merchants will be participating in the Merchant Dress-up and Window Decorating Contest sponsored by the Franklin Chamber of Commerce. There will be trick or treat (trunk or treat) in the downtown square beginning Friday @ 4:30 PM.

CountryFest 2014

October 11th

CountryFest will be celebrated on the Square in Downtown Mt. Vernon. Vendors will provide food/drink, games, and arts and crafts. Stew Cook Off, Car Show and 5K run/walk. Entertainment will be provided throughout the day. Lots of wholesome family fun for all ages!

Piney Woods Wine Festival

Piney Woods Wine Festival

May 16th - 17th 2014 ~ Friday 5PM-9PM ~ Saturday 10AM - 5 PM

For more information visit the Piney Woods Wine Festival website

Prairies and Pineywoods BirdFest


Join the Franklin County Historical Association for the First Annual BirdFest the first weekend in May. Online registration still available until May 1st @ the Birding Mt. Vernon Website or walk-in registration will be available on May 2nd at the Selah Ranch Clubhouse. For more information email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Annual Events 2014

2014 Events (PDF)

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