Thanks MVLCDG for supporting us with a grant to finish the upper facade of our building. How beautiful! It really pulls it all together!

Cornell Homecoming After Hours

Welcome Cornell Alumni Oct 5th and 6th!!! We are so excited to be hosting this year’s first uptown event at Mount Vernon Creates.  CHEERS!


New Event Space – Grand Opening Oct 20, 2018

We’re getting excited for our new and bigger event space…coming soon. Our grand opening will be Oct 20th. Watch for details…all are invited to join us for music, fun and more.
We will be hosting music and events as well as renting out this space for graduations, receptions, parties and gatherings.
It’s shaping up nicely already. The walls are framed, our tables are being built and music is lined up for Oct, Nov and Dec.
Watch for details or stop in to inquire.

Restaurant Week thru Sept 23, 2018

Join us for Restaurant Week thru Sept 23, 2018.  Stop in and get your passport.  Purchase at 5 participating places gets you in a drawing for some nice prices!

Any purchase in our gallery gets a signature in your passport.

We have wine specials listed below:

NewBo Art Festival 2018 – August 5, 2018

Schedule for 2018 NewBo Art Fest
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The 12th Annual NewBo Art Fest is excited to be on the Sunday schedule of newbo evolve! As always, the Art Fest is FREE to the public. There will be 36 local and regional artist booths along 3rd Street SE, a live mural demo, ceramics demos, sculpture exhibit, 2x2xU exhibits, music, food and crafts for kids. Don’t miss this experience where arts, culture, and the community of NewBo come together create that unique new bohemian vibe.
Where : NewBo District of Cedar Rapids
Along 3rd Street SE between 10th Avenue SE and 12th Avenue SE, and the NewBo City Market yard.
9:00am-3:00pm NewBo Art Fest artist booths open for business

Sarah Benesh
Cara Briggs Farmer
Aaron Butcher
Abigail Butcher
Christopher Carman
Art Ciccotti
Rosemary Craig
Don Dixson
Marti Dvorsky
Russ Fagle
Haley Gallagher
Jefferson Henshaw
George Herman
Hassan Igram
Lori Kidd
David Leeper
Nancy Lindsay
Paul Marlow
Gina Molby
Denise Murphy
Lisa Nelson
Sara Neuzil
Ariane Parkes-Perret
Elaine Peyton
Kyle Powell
Meg Prange
Brittany & Jake Putnam-Winch
Connie Rogers
Gina Rogers
Autumn Rozzario Hall
Al Sabin
John Paul Schafer
Nancy Solbrig
Niq Thomas
Alan Upah
Marcy Zeadow