MOUNT VERNON — Friday will be a “Blast from the Past” with Main Street Mount Vernon. The Unusual Suspects will take the main stage while Goslee Reed & Keen will perform on the South Stage at Buchwald Plaza.

“We had a fabulous turn out for June’s First Friday event,” said Heather Brayshaw, board president, Main Street Mount Vernon and associate vice president, Human Resources and Marketing at First-Knox National Bank.

“We made some changes to the layout this year. The car show continues to be a terrific draw, and we would also like to invite motorcycle enthusiasts to join us near Public Square in front of Flapper’s Bar & Grille. The beer garden was a hit and we are looking to increase the space allotted for it. We’re excited about the growing amount of kids’ activities available — we’ve got something for the whole family.”

The First Friday Classic Cruise-in will take place on Gambier Street. Drivers and motorcyclists are encouraged to park diagonally on the street and know that space is limited.

Kids’ Entertainment will take place on Public Square including activities with The Mount Vernon YMCA, Sting Soccer, MTVarts, 4-H, Millennial Mount Vernon, face painting by Mount Vernon First Church of the Nazarene and more.

Stay out a little longer and enjoy the new Beer Garden with friends which will feature acoustic bands and trivia by Millennial Mount Vernon from 8-9 p.m.

Traffic will be closed one block north of Public Square, around the square and on South Main Street down to Ohio Avenue starting at 4:30 p.m. Rain location for the band is the CA& C Depot, 501 S. Main St.

For more information, contact Carrie Hyman, MSMV executive director, at 740-393-1481 or visit



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