Back to School Community Events

Back to School Community Events
Posted on 08/05/2021

Tax Free Weekend!

According to the Missouri Department of Revenue, certain back-to-school purchases are exempt from Missouri’s 4.225% sales tax for this time period only.

Shoppers will get sales tax exemption on the following items:

  • Clothing – any article having a taxable value of $100 or less
  • School supplies – not to exceed $50 per purchase
  • Computer software – taxable value of $350 or less
  • Personal computers – not to exceed $1,500
  • Computer peripheral devices – not to exceed $1,500
  • Graphing calculators – not to exceed $150


Distribution of school supplies for Pettis County students will be a drive-thru event on Aug. 9-10 behind Convention Hall in Liberty Park. No pre-registration will be required this year but it will be helpful if families will get a form (, some agencies, Facebook), fill it out, and bring it with them at their scheduled time for pick up. Pick up times are by the last name of the parent,

Monday, August 9

4:00-5:00 – A-C

5:00-6:00 – D-G

Tuesday, August 10

10:00-11:00 – H-K

11:00-12:00 – L-O

1:00-2:00 – P-S

2:00-3:00 – T-Z

4:00-6:00 - Anyone


Bethlehem Baptist Church


Saturday, August 7th 12:00-3:00 pm

31015 Wingate Rd, Sedalia MO

Fun, food, and school supplies!