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GALA 2018

WHAT: Season Opener with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band,  comedian Daryl Felsberg, dinner provided by Creative Catering, silent and Live Auctions  to benefit MVM’s Scholarship and Youth Outreach programs.

WHEN: Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm. 

Meet and Greet with champagne and hors d’oeuvres from 6:00 – 7:00 pm

WHERE: The beautifully renovated historic Loft at M.L. Edwards and Co., 103 S. Kaufman, Mount Vernon TX 75457


Buy Individual Tickets: $50 

NOTE: You will be directed to a secure site hosted by Square, Inc. to process your ticket purchase.

Reserve a Full Table $520 includes: 8 seats, 1 “The Town Musicians” book/cd, chocolates for the table, and champagne.

Reserve a Half Table $260 includes: 4 seats, 1 “The Town Musicians” book/cd, chocolates for the group of four, and champagne.  Half tables are sold to complete a group of 8, other parties of 4 will be seated at the table. 

Mount Vernon Music kicks off our thirteenth season with the return of the incredible Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band! If you were at MVM’s Gala in 2016, you know this is a group that hits it out of the park. Their Bluegrass renditions of Beatles songs are simply priceless.

Daryl Felsberg, as seen on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and heard on XM Comedy, will perform as master of ceremonies. Mr. Felsberg’s album “Truth or Daryl” reached #18 on billboard and #3 on iTunes.

Buffet dinner by award-winning Goldie Vaughan’s Creative Catering of Mt. Pleasant. Wine, beer and coffee cash bars. Silent and Live Auctions will benefit the Youth Outreach and Scholarship programs of Mount Vernon Music.

Enter a raffle to win two nights in a luxury cabin in Broken Bow, OK (value $630)

$20 per chance; 6 chances for $100. Must be present to win.

Purchase 1 or more Chances for $20 each

Purchase 6 chances for $100

You will be directed to a secure site hosted by Square, Inc. to process your ticket purchase.


1,200 square foot, one bedroom luxury cabin tucked in the tall pines of the Ouachita forest. An outdoor fireplace, fire pit, (2) 55” 4K HDTVs, wifi, full kitchen, deluxe king bed with top of the line fine linens, and a private outdoor hot tub are just a few of the amenities. Just minutes from Broken Bow Lake, there are countless outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking and boating and much more.



Mount Vernon Music Youth Outreach programs bring clinics by expert brass and woodwind players into middle and high schools to help students improve their skills, and performances of musical stories with visual art and narration to elementary schools in East Texas.





Scholarship: Mount Vernon Music has awarded over $20,000 to more than eighty young musicians from communities throughout East Texas. Students ages 10 – 18 can apply.