News & Events


Please refer to the master calendar for additional events and information.

    Monday, May 27th

  • Memorial Day Parade

    Uptown Mount Vernon
    8:00 am -

    Crowds gather in downtown Lisbon and Uptown Mount Vernon and hike out together to our respective graveyards for speeches, music, and a 21-gun salute.Monday, May 27th | 8:00 am | Uptown Mount Vernon
  • Tuesday, May 28th

  • Lego Club

    Cole Library Room:108
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Come build and play at Lego Club! Lego Club is held on Tuesdays, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 108.Tuesday, May 28th | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm | Cole Library Room:108
  • Tuesday, May 28th

  • Yarn Squad

    Cole Library Room:326
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join us for Yarn Squad EVERY Tuesday, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in Cole Library Room 326. Knitters, crocheters, and all fiber enthusiasts are welcome. Our current charity knit is The Preemie Project: The Infant Bereavement Program. There is a huge need for blankets. I am including the website so you can see the specifications. This event is free and open to the public.Tuesday, May 28th | 6:30 pm-8:00 pm | Cole Library Room:326
  • Thursday, May 30th

  • Story Time

    Cole Library Room:Children's Room
    9:30 am - 10:00 am

    Story Time continues every Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. This event is open free to the public.Thursday, May 30th | 9:30 am-10:00 am | Cole Library Room:Children's Room
  • Thursday, May 30th

  • Author Reading – Time to Ship Another Steer – Bill Mueller

    Cole Library Room:108
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 108 author Bill Mueller will read from his newest book Time to Ship Another Steer. This book is a collection of memories of growing up on a Wisconsin family farm as one of eleven children. It is a wonderful peek into rural life in the 1950s and 1960s. This event is free and open to the public.Thursday, May 30th | 6:30 pm-8:00 pm | Cole Library Room:108
  • Saturday, June 1st

  • Chocolate Stroll

    Uptown Mount Vernon
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Mount Vernon’s 10th annual Chocolate and Music festival will feature more than 20 chocolate vendors up and down Mount Vernon’s historic First Street.Saturday, June 1st | 10:00 am-4:00 pm | Uptown Mount Vernon
  • Sunday, June 9th

  • Cornell College Summer Dance Intensive

    Armstrong Hall Room:Various
    12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Cornell College Summer Dance Intensive is a one-week intensive for 12- to 18-year-old dancers of all levels. The 2019 programs features these genres: West African, musical theatre, and contemporary modern. cornellcollegedanceintensive.comSunday, June 9th | 12:00 pm-8:00 pm | Armstrong Hall Room:Various
  • Tuesday, June 11th

  • One Course Summer Institute

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Six summer courses designed for talented high school students to earn academic credit and acclimate to a collegiate environment., June 11th | 12:00 pm-1:00 pm | TBA
  • Monday, June 17th

  • Cornell College Summer Flute & Clarinet Camp

    TBA Room:Various
    8:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Students entering college or H.S. grades 8-12 grade in fall 2019 are invited. The camp includes daily warm ups, classes on fundamentals, tone, technique, music theory, and auxiliary instrumentals. Campers receive help with audition preparation and participate in flute choir, clarinet choir, and a combined orchestra ensemble. A concert is held on the last evening., June 17th | 8:00 am-7:00 pm | TBA Room:Various