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Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa

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1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States

Mount Vernon was selected as a Main Street community on March 4, 2008 by the State of Iowa.  A wide variety of events occur along First Street in Mount Vernon, Iowa.  Uptown Mount Vernon is lined by historic buildings, retail shops, restaurants, and other businesses.   

Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa

April 2021

Portrayal of Mount Vernon and Lisbon 2021

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Drawing Outside

Artists will be in and around Mount Vernon and Lisbon, Iowa demonstrating their skills as they paint, photograph, and sculpt their love of these towns.

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Portrayal of Mount Vernon and Lisbon 2021

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Drawing Outside

Artists will be in and around Mount Vernon and Lisbon, Iowa demonstrating their skills as they paint, photograph, and sculpt their love of these towns.

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May 2021

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Chalk the Walk 2021

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 2, 2021 at 10:00 am

Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Chalk the Walk 2021 is the 16th anniversary of Iowa's largest Madonnari Festival. Artists will use over 1/2 ton of chalk with a Mt Vernon street as the canvas.

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2006 ctw

Chalk the Walk 2021

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 2, 2021 at 10:00 am

Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Chalk the Walk 2021 is the 16th anniversary of Iowa's largest Madonnari Festival. Artists will use over 1/2 ton of chalk with a Mt Vernon street as the canvas.

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June 2021

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Stroll 2021

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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The Mount Vernon Chocolate Stroll is a music and chocolate event invites guests to stroll down Mount Vernon's historic First Street.

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Mount Vernon and Lisbon City-Wide Garage Sales

June 19
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One event on June 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Attendees at Mount Vernon Garage Sale Summer 2014

City-wide garage sales will be held in Mount Vernon and Lisbon on the same date.

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July 2021

Nitty Gritty Vendor Booths

Lincoln Highway Nitty Gritty 2021

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on July 4, 2021 at 7:00 am

Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Lincoln Highway Nitty Gritty is on July 4, 2021. Stroll through historic Mount Vernon, Iowa and find vintage items from vendors across the country.

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Nitty Gritty Vendor Booths

Lincoln Highway Nitty Gritty 2021

July 4 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 4, 2021 at 7:00 am

Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Lincoln Highway Nitty Gritty is on July 4, 2021. Stroll through historic Mount Vernon, Iowa and find vintage items from vendors across the country.

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Photo of participants and audience for Bags Tournament at Mount Vernon Iowa Heritage Days

Heritage Days Festival 2021

July 8 - July 10
Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Live music, a parade, kids' entertainment, carnival rides, food, and fireworks are just a few of the activities planned for the 2021 Heritage Days Festival.

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September 2021

LHAF Pottery Artist Booth

15th Annual Lincoln Highway Arts Festival

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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The Lincoln Highway Arts Festival is on September 18, 2021. Over 50 artists & entertainers will join the event to celebrate art, music, and creativity.

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October 2021

Chili peppers and tomatoes

Mount Vernon Chili Cook-Off 2021

October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Teams will compete for cash prizes and bragging rights during the Mount Vernon Chili Cook-Off. Cooking is begins at Noon, followed by public tasting 4-7PM.

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November 2021

Shop Small Baumans

Shop Small Saturday 2021

November 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Shop Small Saturday is on Saturday, November 27, 2021 throughout Mount Vernon and Lisbon. Enjoy special discounts and enter a drawing to win prizes!

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December 2021

Lights and Luminaries during Magical Night 2015 at the First Street Community Center

Magical Night 2021

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1st Street and Iowa 1
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Magical Night is Thursday, December 2, 2021. You can expect dozens of individual events taking place throughout Uptown Mount Vernon.

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