The fifth annual Not So Square Arts Festival in Mt. Vernon has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8. For the first time, the event will move from the square to the Mt. Vernon Arts and Recreation Center (the MARC), located at 822 W. Mt. Vernon Blvd. on the Highway 44 Business Loop.
The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free exhibit space is available to artisans ranging from painters, potters, photographers, jewelry makers and authors.
Live entertainment will be offered through the day. Performers will include the Not So Shakespeare in the Park Players, the Millsap and Millsap music duo, Folk and Roll, the Pommert duo and the Mt. Vernon Show Choir.
Workshops for writers and activities for children are also planned. For more information, call 417-461-0295 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.