Magical Night 2023



Magical Night returns on Thursday, November 30, 2023
A wide range of events will occur along Mount Vernon’s Historic First Street.  The following events will be taking place at the First Street Community Center:

5:00 – 8:00pm
Hot Cocoa will be served by volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints inside the First Street Community Center in the lobby on the main floor.

5:00 – 8:00pm
Jackee Austerman Photography Studio will be offering “Fun Christmas Photos” inside the First Street Community Center for families throughout the evening.

5:00 – 5:30pm
The annual lighting of the First Street Community Center building. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as Santa pulls the BIG Switch to light up the building. Music teacher Sophie Walker from the elementary school will lead local children in song as part of the ceremony.

6:00 – 6:45pm
Elliott McNulty takes on the character of “Elfiott” to share music in the Uptown Theatre as a fundraiser for the Mount Vernon Elementary School Library.

6:45 – 7:15pm
Holiday Magic from Dance Arts Iowa at the Uptown Theater. Also, tickets will be sold onsite throughout the evening for Dance Arts Iowa’s full production of “The Nutcracker,” which will take place Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Community School District Performing Art Center.

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