Thank you for visiting the Heritage Centre Association. We're glad you are as interested in learning more about our organization as we strive to cultivate a healthy and thriving downtown and Main Street in Mount Vernon, Ohio. A vital central business district benefits an entire community -- increasing both commercial and residential property values, enhancing the desirable "livability" of a town, and instilling pride in the heart of our community.
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Here's What's happening near you:
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First Friday Main Street Mount Vernon
Come enjoy music, friends, fun, shopping, food and cars.
September 4th First Friday
Rubber Duck River Race, Agriculture and Education Night
Elixir is on the Main Stage and Sarah Goslee Reed on South Stage
RUBBER DUCK RIVER RACE 7PM on the Kokosing Grab your entries today!
Mount Vernon Classic Bike Race September 6
2:00pm 1st Race, Local Open Race for Beginners. Anyone without a USAcycling racing licenses and racers with a USAcycling Category 5 license are eligible. Mt. Vernon and local residents can pre-register for $25.00 via http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9326061
Then go to the bottom of the page and click Mt. Vernon Classic Men's Cat 5. You will have to set-up a simple account which is free. Then you can register for the Mount Vernon Classic Men's Category 5 race.
You will be able to register the day of the race as well. There is a $10.00 fee attached to the entry fee for day of event service. Registration will open at 12:30pm at the registration tent on Vine St.
2:45pm 2nd Race, Kid's Sprint Races, ages 3-4, 5-6,7-8,9-10, 11-12. There is a $10.00 entry fee (that covers the insurance and winner's awards). The kids and their parents will be able to sign up for their race starting at 1:00pm at the registration tent on Vine St. The race distances will vary depending on the age. The distances will be between 50 yards for the little ones, up to a 1/4 mile for the older kids. All kids will need a helmet.
3:00pm 3rd Race, Regional Men's Race is open to racers with a USAcycling license with a Category 4. This race is the "Up and Comers race" for the young racers just breaking into the sport.
4:00pm 4th Race, Elite Women's Race is open to racers with a USAcycling licenses with either a Category 1,2 or 3. This is the feature race for the best cyclist in the US.
5:00pm 5th Race, Elite Men's Race is open to racers with a USAcycling licenses with either a Category 1,2 or 3. This is the feature race for the best cyclist in the US.
October 2nd will Feature:
Elvis' Lost Brother on Main Stage
Sarah Goslee Reed on South Stage
Dogtober Fest Activities
KCRF's Downtown Dash and more... exciting details to come