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Family Bike Ride Series

Mountain Goat Trail
Local biking enthusiasts Speed Baranco, Beth Pride Ford and Rob Bachman are offering a family bike ride series this summer. Children and adults of all ages and abilities are invited to participate.
All rides will be on the Mountain Goat Trail. Rides will start and end at the Sewanee Farmer’s Market gravel parking lot, next to the Hair Depot.
The rides begin at 4:30 p.m., on Sundays through July 31. Participants are encouraged to bring a water bottle and wear a helmet.

Sales Tax Holiday

Starting this year and continuing annually, the sales tax holiday will be held during the last weekend in July, instead of the first weekend in August each year. This year’s sales tax holiday will be July 29 through July 31.
Under the new law, Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday will be held beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and end at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday night. The new law did not change any other aspects of the sales tax holiday. As in prior years, consumers will not pay state or local sales tax on clothing, school and art supplies that cost $100 or less per item and computers that cost $1,500 or less.
For more information about the sales tax holiday, including lists of taxable and tax-exempt items, please visit

2016-17 Combined School Calendar

Franklin County, Grundy County, Marion County, St. Andrew’s-Sewanee, School of Theology, University of the South combined school calendars are here.