Here are five things going on around town today. If you have an event you'd like for us to feature, please submit it in the comments section below and check back tomorrow to see if your event made the list.
1. The Mount Vernon High School chorus will host its holiday concert tonight at 7 p.m.
2. Get pumped up for the weekend with at Mount Vernon High School.
3. Visit today and say hello to Liberty, the presidential pardoned turkey.
4. Today is Bill of Rights Day.
5. On this day in 1978 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter announced that the United States recognized the People's Republic of China and cut off all relations with Taiwan.