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Fourth of July Theme Announced

The Fourth of July planning committee is proud to announce that the 2018 theme is “From Sea to Shining Sea.” We hope you will join us on Tuesday, July 3, for the Street Dance and Wednesday, July Read more...

​Ice Cream Social to Celebrate Boo and Trink

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterThe two women first met while bound for India near the end of WWII and they remained friends for more than 70 years, both activists, humanitarians and Read more...

​Sewanee’s Anti-Diet Dietician

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterMary Pate-Bennett often doesn’t subscribe to convention when it comes to healthy eating. A registered dietician in Sewanee, she challenges the morality Read more...

​Scholarship Sewanee on April 27

Scholarship Sewanee, the University’s annual celebration of student scholarship, research, and creativity, this year will be held Friday, April 27. Additional events related to student Read more...

​Adult Forum Celebrates Merger Anniversary of Two Parishes

Otey Parish welcomes the community this Sunday to celebrate 50 years after St. Mark’s Parish merged with Otey Memorial Parish. At 10 a.m., in St. Mark’s Parish Hall, Otey rector Rob Lamborn will Read more...

​Trustee Community Relations Committee Meeting

The Trustee Community Relations Committee will be in Sewanee on Thursday, April 26, at which time the Community Council will update the Trustees on topics of interest and concern to our community. Read more...

​Potter to Receive the Summa Cum Laude for Community Service Award

During the Wednesday, April 18, Sewanee Civic Association meeting at St. Mark’s Hall, Cindy Potter will receive the Summa Cum Laude for Community Service Award for her continuing dedication to the Read more...

​Malde Named a Guggenheim Fellow

Professor of Art Pradip Malde has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded Fellowships this spring to 175 U.S. and Canadian scholars, artists, Read more...

​15th Annual Trails and Trilliums Festival

The Trails and Trilliums Festival, being a celebration of Nature, is ready for whatever nature throws at us this weekend. This year’s festival takes place April 13–15 in Monteagle, celebrating Read more...

​Couple Weaves a Graceful Retirement

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterThe two best friends sip turmeric and ginger tea as they offer an extended lesson on weaving and aging with grace.Will and Glyn Melnyk, married 32 years and Read more...