Five Things to Know for Aug. 13. in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, Aug. 13, in Montgomery County:

1. The Fair Continues: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair continues with events involving goats, birds of prey, pig races and therapeutic riding. Check here for today’s events.

2. Tax-Free Week: Comptroller Peter Franchot will be at Sassanova in Bethesda at 11:30 a.m. to highlight tax-free week, a week when shoppers can get a break on the state’s 6 percent sales tax.

3. What You Wear Speaks Volumes: Friends of the Library is selling T shirts so bibliophiles can wear their love of books on their sleeve … and their chests.

4. Nature on Two Wheels: Visitors can rent bicycles at Black Hill and Wheaton regional parks.

5. ICYMI: Josiah, the documentary about Josiah Henson, debuted at the AFI Silver Theater on Friday nights. Here’s our coverage:

Josiah Henson Documentary Debuts in Silver Spring

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Douglas Tallman

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