MOUNT VERNON — After Thanksgiving, what better way to spend an evening than hearing the words of wisdom form George Washington? Ken Hammontree, a Chautauqua series favorite, returns in Founding Fathers on Thursday, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Presented in first person Living history, Hammontree will bring George Washington’s character to life in a unique way. You will experience a special treat if you have not witnessed a performance by Ken Hammontree.

This event will accept donations at The Grand Hotel, 12 Public Square, on the lower level of the hotel. The program starts at 7 p.m. with 1700s music played on traditional instruments by JMJ Crescent. George Washington performance begins at 7:45 p.m. and will conclude with a question and answer period with the audience immediately after the program.

The final program will be held at the Annual Food For The Hungry concert at the Memorial Theater, 112 E. High St., Mount Vernon, on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. The concert features music from the Beatles in return for a small donation of food items, cash or check. Please makes checks payable to Food for the Hungry to aid our neighbors in need.

For more information on this program and future programs in the series, visit, or call 740-392-6102.



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