The public is invited to join James Gipson, C’66, for a walking tour of the University Cemetery called, “The Shoulders We Stand On.” The tour will be at 3 p.m., Friday, June 7. Meet at the gate located across from Stirlings Coffee House. The tour includes the history of Sewanee and the University.
Thte Sewanee Trust for Historic Preservation is hosting two events this weekend.
The Raise the Roof at the Ticket Booth fundraiser will be at 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 7, on the corner of Texas and Florida Avenues. Cold beverages and light refreshments. All are welcome!
A Historic House Tour of Wyndcliffe Hall will be at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 8. The house is located at 341 Kentucky Ave., Sewanee.
F@H Reading Group
Folks at Home is sponsoring a book group discussion on “Educated-A Memoir” by Tara Westover. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 12, 2:30-4 p.m., at Brooks Hall. Please read the first five chapters prior to the first meeting.
Join Linda Hutton and Sarah Zimmerman in an exploration of the myriad themes—family dynamics, abuse, trauma, thought patterns, forgiveness, determination, leaving one’s family of origin and hope. What does an education mean? How is one “educated?”
The book is available online for purchase.
University Farm Open House June 8
The University Farm will be hosting an Open House from 9 a.m.–noon this Saturday, June 8, at their location on Breakfield Road. All are welcome.
Square Dance June 21
The Old Farmer’s Ball, a square dance, will take place from 7–9 p.m. on Friday, June 21, at the pavilion behind city hall in Monteagle, at Hannah Pickett Park. Admission is $5 per person, free for veterans, and children ages 0–12. The dance caller will be Chris Ryan Casbarro from Rising Fawn, Ga., and old-time fiddle band The Cumberland Mountaineers will provide the music. All are welcome. For more information call (931) 222-0290.