Joe Bell serves as the Co-Director of the Mount Vernon Music & Arts Festival Board. He talked with local media about this year’s festival.
He talks about how this festival has something for everyone and lets people be creative. He shares details of this year’s Festival Wood Challenge and explains the theme of creating toys and unique items for children. The Wood Challenge items will be on display in the Mount Vernon Grand Hotel Ballroom throughout the festival. They will be auctioned off on Saturday, 8/13 at 6pm in front of City Hall.
Joe also talks about another NEW creative challenge for local artists involving 8-foot carousel horses!
Another NEW event at this year’s festival is the Bistro. Play It Blue Jazz will perform Friday night from 10pm – 11pm for a perfect and relaxing way to end the evening.
Joe Bell shares his excitement about seeing imagination and creativity coming to life at the festival. We hope that you will join WNZR in downtown Mount Vernon this week!
Joe Rinehart serves as the Chairman of the Mount Vernon Music & Arts Festival Board. He talked with local media about this year’s festival. He talks about what makes this event so special – it is a celebration of arts and music in our community. He thanks sponsors and partners and shares an overview of this year’s schedule. Joe shares how people can support the festival and the need for volunteers, especially on setup this Thursday, 8/11. Joe explains how you can “Choose YOUR Experience” at the festival.
WNZR’s Marcy Rinehart was joined by Grant Pepper from Knox Pages in an interview session with Joe Bell, Mount Vernon Music & Arts Festival Co-Director.
He shared details about this year’s festival including the focus on visual arts. He shared some exciting news about some new features including the Kids Zone, Chalk the Block, Balloon Sculptor, and the Festival Wood Challenge.
WNZR’s Wesley Boston talked with Laura Tabbut about MVNU’s special exhibition of quilts at the Schnormeier Gallery.
She shared details about the “Stitched” exhibition and how MVNU’s Art Gallery worked with the Knox County Quilt Guild. She shares the exciting story of how the collection was compiled from local, talented quilters. New quilters to those that have been quilting for 50 years are represented in this show. The quilts will appeal to a large audience of all ages.
WNZR’s Marcy Rinehart talked with Melissa Nowicki about the 2021 Cheerleading Competition at the Mount Vernon Music & Arts Festival.
She shared details about how this year’s competition will focus on “Game Day” routines and cheers. She also shared how teams can register to participate. Melissa shared advice for those competing this year, plus encouragement for anyone interested in getting involved in the sport of cheerleading.
WNZR’s Marcy Rinehart talked with Susan Kahrl about the 2021 Youth Showcase lineup at the Mount Vernon Music & Arts Festival.
She shared details about this year’s performers and how people can see these young people in downtown Mount Vernon. She also shared why this type of experience is so important to the kids that are involved.