Mount Vernon, Washington

Downtown Mount Vernon's Annual Trick-or-Treat and Costume Contest.

Saturday, Oct 30, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Free of Charge!

Bring the family to downtown Mount Vernon for the annual Halloween trick or treating from 3:00 - 5:00 pm and as part of the fun, enter your kids (or yourselves) in the costume contest we are hosting at the Lincoln starting at 4:00. Our Master and Mistress of Ceremonies, Michael and Maura Marlin will cram monsters and ghouls, princesses and frogs, superheros and villians in age appropriate groups onstage and our panel of judges will pick the lucky winners.

Sheriff Candidates Public Forum

Wednesday, Oct 6, 7:00 pm
Free admission - all are invited
Seating is first come, first served.

All are invited to attend a public forum with the candidates for Skagit County Sheriff; Will Reichardt, Democrat from Burlington and Herb Oberg, Republican from Sedro Woolley.
Written questions from the audience are invited.

Lincoln's 2010-11 season kick-off

The Lincoln's 2010-11 season kicks off with a great party! This event will be FREE to everyone, and features a screening of the 1989 classic Field of Dreams. The Lincoln staff will make a brief presentation about the new season, and celebration plans for the theatre's 85th Anniversary in April. We will also be unveiling our exciting new membership opportunities and announcing the Outstanding Volunteer of the year!

Presentation: The Cascadia Corridor

Wednesday, Oct 27, 7:00 pm
Free event

Nationall-recognized author and speaker Dr. Robert Lang will discuss development of the Cascadia region from Vancouver, B.C. to Eugene, Oregon. Lang asserts that such "megapolitan regions" - areas of large cities projected to reach a population of 10 million by 2040 and connected by high-speed rail - will become the core economic centers of the United States. Witty and provocative, Lang has been featured in USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, and reported on by NPR, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and ABC World News Tonight.

Mount Vernon Downtown Association 2010 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, Sep 14, 6:30 pm
Free event

The public is invited to attend the Mount Vernon Downtown Association's Annual Meeting. The presentation will cover the progress of the association's year, commitee reports, and upcoming events and projects. For questions about this event, or the Mount Vernon Fall Fest on September 25th, please call 360.336.3801 or visit

In the Art Bar

Illustrator Jamesly Dean
Born and raised in Skagit Valley, Jamesly was a draftsman and illustrator for the United States Army and traveled through Europe and the United States. He then settled back in the Pacific Northwest working as a millwright/iron worker.
"The Art I take part in is accomplished with pencil, charcoal, India ink, and/or watercolor. My love is to put pen to paper and see what develops."