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First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa

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221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
(319) 895-8060 www.firststreetcc.com

The Uptown Theatre seats 142 people and it is part of the First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon, Iowa. 

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March 2016

Mt Vernon/Lisbon Community Theatre: “Animal Facts”

March 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$10
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This is a collection of short pieces about animal behavior. The play is intended for school-age children and their families, but will be of interest to anyone who thinks we may have something to learn from our animal friends.

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The Goatsinger Show: Think English

March 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5
Writers Night at the Pal hosted by Mike Moran

The Goatsinger Show has been a seasonal staple in Mount Vernon for the past five years, showcasing writers, songwriters, and performers from throughout the Corridor.

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March Music on Main: Johnny Krob and the Playboys

March 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5
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Classic country music will be featured in this Ray Price Tribute Show.

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April 2016

LilFest Music Series: Chad Elliott and Claudia Nygaard

April 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
$15
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From Nashville via Iowa: Chad Elliott and Claudia Nygaard
This is part of the Mount Vernon-Lisbon-Eastern Iowa LilFest Music Series.

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Cornell College Student Theatre Council Presents: The 39 Steps

April 14, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until April 16, 2016

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
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The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow is a comedic spoof of the 1935 Hitchcok film.

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LilFest Music Series: The Sweet Potatoes

April 29, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
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From LA and "Whose Line is it Anyway?": The Sweet Potatoes
This is part of the Mount Vernon-Lisbon-Eastern Iowa LilFest Music Series.

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May 2016

Dan Colehour Concert

May 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
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There is a free concert featuring live music by Dan Colehour to benefit the Southeast Linn Community Center in Lisbon, Iowa. Please bring a non-perishable item for donation.

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Frances Luke Accord Concert

May 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$10 – $13

Music will be performed by Chicago-based indie/folk duo Frances Luke Accord. Ann Arbor-based singer/songwriter Chris Dupont will open the show.

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LilFest Music Series: Eric Taylor

May 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15

From Texas and nearly everywhere else: Eric Taylor
This is part of the Mount Vernon-Lisbon-Eastern Iowa LilFest Music Series.

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Auditions for “William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night”

May 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until May 16, 2016

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
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Auditions are scheduled for the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Theatre's production of "William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night."

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June 2016

LilFest Music Series: Phil Heywood

June 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
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From Minneapolis: Mount Vernon's Own Phil Heywood
This is part of the Mount Vernon-Lisbon-Eastern Iowa LilFest Music Series.

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Dan Bern Concert

June 25, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
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Dan Bern is performing in his hometown! Tickets will be on sale at the door.

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July 2016

Mt Vernon/Lisbon Community Theatre: “Twelfth Night”

July 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until July 23, 2016

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 24, 2016

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$12
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The Mount Vernon/Lisbon Community Theatre presents "Twelfth Night," a comedy by William Shakespeare. This production is directed by Grant Freeman, who is assisted by Stacey Jaeger.

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September 2016

LilFest Concert Series: Lucie Thorne & The Yearlings from Australia

September 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$20 – $30
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The next LilFest Concert Series includes 4 concerts in Mount Vernon, Iowa. The Concert Season Opener features Lucie Thorne & The Yearlings from Australia!

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Uptown Theatre Honors 2016

September 17, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$20
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The event will honor Jay Gunn, Hugh Lifson, Dick Peters, Don and Judy Stine and Laura Werkman, and will include tribute speeches, live musical numbers, and much more.

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Live Music: Frances Luke Accord & Chris Dupont

September 24, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$10 – $13

Frances Luke Accord is performing in Mount Vernon, Iowa, and will be joined by folk/singer-songwriter Chris Dupont. Doors open for seating at 7pm with the show starting at 7:30pm.

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October 2016

Live Music: Highway 151 Band

October 1, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$10
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Their music includes harmonies and performances on the acoustic and bass guitar, mandolin, keyboard and percussion.

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LilFest Concert Series

October 8, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 22, 2016 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$20 – $30
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The next LilFest Concert Series includes 4 Fall and Winter Concerts in the Mt Vernon/Lisbon area.

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November 2016

November Music on Main: Eddie Piccard

November 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
Eddie Piccard Jazz Band

Eddie Piccard and his big band plan an evening of New Orleans-style jazz at the First Street Community Center in Mt Vernon on Saturday, November 19.

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December 2016

Home for the Holidays Concert

December 9, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$20
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Enjoy Home for the Holidays, A Christmas Cabaret With Amy Stoner.

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Saturday Kids Show Series

December 17, 2016 @ 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until April 30, 2017

One event on January 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

One event on February 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

One event on March 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

One event on December 17, 2016 at 10:30 am

One event on April 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
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The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council offers a free Saturday Kids Show Series! These music/puppet shows by Balderdash Ditty are the 3rd Saturday of each month.

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Saturday Kids Show Series

December 17, 2016 @ 11:30 am
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
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The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council offers a free Saturday Kids Show Series! These music/puppet shows by Balderdash Ditty are the 3rd Saturday of each month.

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Mount Vernon Family Holiday Showcase

December 17, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
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The purpose of this event for the children and their families of Mount Vernon/Lisbon area to get together and perform for each other and their families.

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January 2017

Auditions for “Middletown”

January 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
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Mount Vernon Lisbon Community Theatre (MVLCT) will be having auditions for their production of Middletown by Will Eno on January 15 and 16, 2017. The performance dates are March 9-12, 2017.

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Mount Vernon Area Arts Council Winter Fundraiser

January 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
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The MVAAC is proud to present music by Tony Brown and Dan Johnson as part of the Mount Vernon Area Arts Council Winter Fundraiser.

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Quilts of Valor Ceremony Honoring Veterans Robert Wolfe and John Wolfe

January 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
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All are welcome to attend. The ceremony and presentation of quilts will be followed by a reception.

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February 2017

Live Music: Highway 151 Band

February 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on April 1, 2017 at 7:30 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
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Enjoy harmonies by Craig Campbell, Sheryl Campbell, and Dan Harmon, the Highway 151 Band, at the Mount Vernon First Street Community Center.

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March 2017

Mt Vernon/Lisbon Community Theatre: “Middletown”

March 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 13, 2017

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$12
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Mount Vernon Lisbon Community Theatre presents "Middletown" by Will Eno. This is a deeply moving and funny new play exploring the universe of a small American town.

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April 2017

Meet a Spy: Werner Juretzko, a cold war spy

April 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Author and Cold War spy Werner Juretzko will be speaking in Mount Vernon on April 10, 2017.

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April Music on Main: Eddie Piccard Jazz

April 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
Eddie Piccard Jazz Band

Eddie Piccard Jazz and his big band plan an evening of jazz at the First Street Community Center in Mt Vernon on Saturday, April 29.

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May 2017

May Music on Main: Frances Luke Accord

May 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
Frances Luke Accord

Frances Luke Accord returns to Mount Vernon on Saturday, May 6 as part of the Music on Main series. Expect buttery harmonies and acoustic ensembles.

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Live Music: The Fez

May 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
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The Fez is a 15-piece band with some of the finest musicians in Eastern Iowa, dedicated to reproducing the jazz/rock fusion masterpieces of Steely Dan.

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The Goatsinger Show

May 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$10
Writers Night at the Pal hosted by Mike Moran

The Goatsinger Show has been a staple in Mount Vernon for the past 6 years, showcasing writers, songwriters, & performers from throughout the Corridor.

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Auditions for “The Frogs”

May 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
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There are roles for males and females, ages sixteen and older. Auditioners will be asked to sing sixteen bars of any song they want, acappella. The performance dates are July 20-24, 2017.

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LilFest Concert: Mark Stuart

May 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 – $30
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The LilFest concert series continues in Mt Vernon with the Nashville-bred Americana songwriter, guitarist, and storyteller Mark Stuart.

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July 2017

Mt Vernon/Lisbon Community Theatre: “The Frogs”

July 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 23, 2017 at 2:00 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$12 – $15
Photo of the audience during the 2015 Comedy Festival

“The Frogs” playfully explores confronting our fears, understanding life & death, and recognizing the distractions that prevent us from achieving our goals.

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September 2017

Uptown Theatre Honors 2017

September 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
$20 – $25
The A-Go-Go Fundraising Team during 2016's Uptown Theatre Honors.

The 2017 honorees are Dick Thomas, Babs Moore, Dorothy Topie, Jim Evans, and Dean Borg, and the event will include tribute speeches, live musical numbers, and much more.

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LilFest Concert: Lambert & Walz

September 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 – $30
Lambert and Walz Musician Photo

Chris Walz is an Old Town School of Folk Music "Professor" and Eric Lambert is the recipient of the 2015 Entertainer of the Year Award in Chicago. 

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Auditions for “Resistance Radio”

September 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Mount Vernon Lisbon Community Theatre (MVLCT) will be having auditions for their production of Resistance Radio on September 24 and 25, 2017.  The performance dates are October 19-21, 2017.

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October 2017

Live Music: Silver Wings Reunion Concert

October 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
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Enjoy the Silver Wings Reunion Concert!  This is a one time event and the last time you’ll have a chance to hear this group.

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LilFest Concert: Ellis Paul

October 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 – $50
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Ellis Paul is a gifted singer/songwriters whose words reach out from inside and yet also express the feelings, thoughts and sensibilities that most people can relate to in one way or another, regardless of age or upbringing.

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Live Music: Checker and the Blue Tones

October 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
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Checker and the Bluetones perform a variety of music from the 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s — something to please everyone.

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Mt Vernon/Lisbon Community Theatre: “Resistance Radio”

October 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5
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The Mount Vernon/Lisbon Community Theatre presents "Resistance Radio" and invites you to be a part of the studio audience. Wearing vintage clothing is encouraged but not required.

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The Iowa Goatsinger: Near Fear

October 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$10
Mike Moran Iowa Goatsinger

A mix of story, movement, song, and generally foolish behavior, "Near Fear" by the Iowa Goatsinger premieres in Mount Vernon on October 27. 

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November 2017

November Music on Main: Eddie Piccard

November 10, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Eddie Piccard Jazz Band

Eddie Piccard and his band will be performing an evening of jazz in Mt Vernon.

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December 2017

Balderdash Ditty Music Event Series

December 16, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on January 20, 2018 at 10:30 am

One event on February 24, 2018 at 10:30 am

One event on March 17, 2018 at 10:30 am

One event on April 14, 2018 at 10:30 am

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Balderdash Ditty Performance at the First Street Community Center

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council offers a free Saturday Balderdash Ditty Music Event Series! These music/puppet shows are one Saturday each month.

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Mount Vernon Family Holiday Showcase 2017

December 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
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The purpose of this event is for the children and their families in the Mount Vernon/Lisbon area to get together and perform for each other and their families.

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January 2018

Auditions for “And Then There Were None”

January 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Mount Vernon Lisbon Community Theatre (MVLCT) is having auditions for their production of "And Then There Were None" on January 21 and 22. 

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February 2018

LilFest Concert Series 2018

February 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm

One event on June 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 – $15
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The LilFest Concert Series regularly presents folk and international concerts in intimate settings in the Eastern Iowa region.

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March 2018

Mt Vernon/Lisbon Community Theatre: “And Then There Were None”

March 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until March 10, 2018

One event on March 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$10 – $12
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The Mount Vernon/Lisbon Community Theatre presents Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None." 

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Hometown Teams Display

Hometown Teams – More Than Just a Game: African American Athletes in Iowa

March 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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This is one of 11 events scheduled while the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit is in Mt Vernon, Iowa.

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April 2018

Home Team t-shirt image

Hometown Teams – From the Pressbox: An Eastern Iowa Sports Media Panel

April 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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This is one of 11 events scheduled while the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit is in Mt Vernon, Iowa.

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Hometown Teams – How Iowa Met Baseball: The Myths, The History, The Players

April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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This is one of 11 events scheduled while the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit is in Mt Vernon, Iowa.

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Hometown Teams – “A Wrestling Life” Talk and and Book Signing by Dan Gable

April 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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This is one of 11 events scheduled while the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit is in Mt Vernon, Iowa.

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Kids Playing Soccer

Hometown Teams – Playing to Win: Kids and Sports

April 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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This is one of 11 events scheduled while the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit is in Mt Vernon, Iowa.

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Live Music: Frances Luke Accord

April 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
Frances Luke Accord

Both dedicated multi-instrumentalists and meticulous songwriters, Nicholas Gunty and Brian Powers of Frances Luke Accord distinguish their music with genre fluidity, buttery harmonies and acoustic ensembles.

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May 2018

Auditions for “Julius Caesar”

May 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on May 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
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Mount Vernon Lisbon Community Theatre (MVLCT) is having auditions for their production of "Julius Caesar" on May 20 and 21. 

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October 2018

The A-Go-Go Fundraising Team during 2016's Uptown Theatre Honors.

Uptown Theatre Honors 2018

October 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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The 2018 honorees are Damon Cole, Jim and Catherine Kennedy, Johnny Krob, Beryl O’Connor, and Mickey Woods, and the event will include tribute speeches, live musical numbers, and much more.

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Live Music: Beaker Brothers’ Halloween Concert

October 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
Pumpkins in baskets

Costumes are encouraged for this Beaker Brothers' Halloween Concert, which was planned as a way to enjoy Halloween with some live music.

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November 2018

November Music on Main: Eddie Piccard Quartet & The Busch Brothers

November 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
Eddie Piccard Jazz Band

Eddie Piccard Quartet and The Busch Brothers will be performing "Meet me where they play the blues!" in Mt Vernon.

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LilFest Concert: Phil Heywood and Dave Moore

November 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 – $50
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Recently Dave Moore and Phil Heywood have been sharing stages, trading songs and embroidering rich instrumental accompaniment on each other's songs and melodies.

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January 2019

Auditions for “Roots”

January 20 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on January 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre Audience

Mount Vernon Lisbon Community Theatre (MVLCT) is having auditions for their production of "Roots: A New Play Festival" on January 20 and 21.

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LilFest Concert: Tim Grimm

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 – $50
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre Audience

Emmy-nominated Tim Grimm is a bit of a Renaissance man in the performing arts world. Enjoy this LilFest event, which will be an intimate concert in a relaxed setting.

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State of Our City Forum

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Mount Vernon Mayor Jamie Hampton and City Administrator Chris Nosbisch will give an overview of accomplishments during the past year and goals for the future of Mount Vernon at a “State of Our City” forum.

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February 2019

LilFest Concert: Radoslav Lorković

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 – $50
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Radoslav Lorković's last solo concert in Mount Vernon was eight years ago. Enjoy this LilFest event, which will be an intimate concert in a relaxed setting.

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April 2019

LilFest Concert: The Malvinas

April 5 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 – $50
Malvinas

Enjoy this LilFest event, which will be an intimate concert in a relaxed setting.

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LilFest Concert: Suzie Vinnick

April 12 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 – $50
Suzie Vinnick

Enjoy this LilFest event, which will be an intimate concert in a relaxed setting.

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August 2019

August Music on Main: Go Your Own Way – The Music of Fleetwood Mac

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
$25
Amy Friedl Stoner

Based on the music of Fleetwood Mac, singer Amy Friedl Stoner will return to the Uptown Theatre for the one night only performance.

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September 2019

Uptown Theatre Gala

Uptown Theatre Honors 2019

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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The 5th Annual Uptown Theatre Honors will recognize Dale Beeks, Doug Hanson, Fred and Marion Lehman, Ed Sauter, and Amy White. The honors gala will include tribute speeches, live musical numbers, a photo opportunity and much more.

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October 2019

It’s Homecoming and All That Jazz

October 26 @ 7:30 pm
First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15
Eddie Piccard Jazz Band

Eddie Piccard's New Orleans Jazz Band featuring the Busch Brothers will be performing in the Uptown Theatre.

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