MOUNT VERNON — Main Street Mount Vernon and local businesses continue to partner with one another to host this winter’s Second Saturday events. This month’s Second Saturday is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11, with the theme “Chocolate Walk.” Participating businesses will offer a chocolate-themed treat for patrons.

During their regular open hours, downtown businesses will feature a variety of activities including special discounts, children’s activities, food samplings and more!

February’s Second Saturday will offer the following opportunities:

•Meet Brad Genereux, author of “A Soldier to Santiago: Finding Peace on the Warrior Path,” at Paragraphs Bookstore from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

•Take your kids to SPI Spot for free admission from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

•Indulge in hot chocolate and chocolate donuts as Creative Images continues their liquidation sale, plus snag a free Knox County poster.

•Purchase a gift certificate for a cherry chocolate pamper facial at Aesthetics Spa.

•Enjoy a free bag of cookies at Kudos- some with a surprise coupon inside while shopping for locally made art.

•The Coleman Family Gallery and Nimby Acre Fiber Art will have special sales.

•Sip on hot chocolate while learning about the pet portraits you can order from artists at Creative Foundations.

•Sample and purchase goat milk fudge at Harvest@theWoodward from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

•Create a free make and take bookmark at Jillian Vance studio and boutique (formerly INK Responsibly) while enjoying winter clearance.

•Munch on chocolate while receiving a special on Valentine’s Day merchandise at Gospel Christian Life Shop.

You can stop by any of the above locations during the event and enter for a chance to win a $50 Visa card or a $50 gift card.

Second Saturdays are a great time to come out and explore what our downtown has to offer. In addition to featuring a variety of local food, handmade goods, bakery items, art and more, Mount Vernon’s central business district is also a national historic district. MSMV encourages shoppers to consider the impact of their shopping dollars.
Additional Second Saturdays will be held on March 11 and April 8. For more information, visit or call 740-393-1481.


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