Twice a year, we hear from restaurants and bars about springing forward or falling back for Daylight Savings Time. How does Daylight Savings Time work for last call and closing at Tennessee bars and restaurants?
California Dreamin' by the Mamas and the Papas captures the feeling of fall in Tennessee:
All the leaves are brown, and the sky is gray...
There is a silver lining for falling back. On Sunday November 3, bars get a bonus hour and can close at the equivalent of 4 am, when clocks fall back at 2 am. At 2 am, suddenly it is 1 am.
Although hope springs eternal, springing forward makes last call an hour early. At 2 am standard time, when clocks are set forward one hour for daylight savings time, alcohol sales must cease.