Workshops, Performances, Teas, Hiking on the scenic Cumberland Plateau

Workshops, Performances, Teas, Hiking on the scenic Cumberland Plateau

Historic Rugby hosts a series of hikes, workshops, performances, teas, galas, and other events. Find your niche of interest below! Our schedule (all times Eastern) is below but subject to updates, particularly until the threat of the pandemic is eliminated:

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Christmas at Rugby & Victorian Dinner

On the first two Saturdays in December, the historic settlement of Rugby, Tennessee, will come alive with Christmas spirit and celebrate the holidays as if it were still 1880, the year the town was settled. The living Victorian-era village will bustle with caroling, holiday shopping and much more. Highlights of the Victorian Christmas celebration include…

Tea with Mrs. Claus

Hester Hall 121 Cumberland Avenue South, Rugby, TN

Tea with Mrs. Claus, Dec. 17 Mrs. Claus will be in Rugby on December 17 and she is throwing a very special tea to celebrate all the good boys and girls! The elves have fun crafts lined up for kids to enjoy and there will be plenty of paper for the little ones to write…


Irish Road Bowling

            Join in this fun game of Irish Road Bowling or just watch as players divide up into teams and roll and iron ball down Rugby Parkway (now safer with little traffic). The team with the fewest throws from start to finish wins! Their photo is taken with our trophy…

Roaring Rugby New Year’s Eve

Historic Rugby 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN

The Actor's Co-op is coming back with another swingin' New Year's eve bash! They'll take over the Rebecca Johnson Theater in the Visitor Centre and turn it into a Gatsby-era speakeasy! Don't worry, you'll get the door password when you order your ticket. Feel free to dress the part or just come as you are…