Events, Hiking, Performances, Teas & Talks on the scenic Cumberland Plateau

Events, Hiking, Performances, Teas & Talks on the scenic Cumberland Plateau

Historic Rugby hosts a series of hikes, outdoor events, performances, teas, galas, lectures and other events. Find your niche of interest below! Our schedule (all times Eastern) is below but subject to updates, so check back often.

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Irish Road Bowling on Rugby Parkway

Historic Rugby 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

Enjoy a FREE outdoor participant/spectator game of Irish Road Bowling right in the middle of Rugby on slightly traveled Rugby Parkway. Teams form as the game starts, depending on who is there. All ages! Takes about one hour on the route used.  Play or just watch as the game proceeds west, then east. We yell…

Third Saturday Hike w/Jack Gugino & Jalen Prather

Historic Rugby Visitor Centre 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

Join the Friends of Rugby State Natural Area for a free guided hike each month on the third Saturday. Winter into spring are great times to go hiking…no bugs! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. These free guided hikes are scheduled for the third Saturday of each month and start from the Historic Rugby Visitor Centre Porch (1331…

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Irish Road Bowling on Rugby Parkway

Historic Rugby 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

Enjoy a FREE outdoor participant/spectator game of Irish Road Bowling right in the middle of Rugby on slightly traveled Rugby Parkway. Teams form as the game starts, depending on who is there. All ages! Takes about one hour on the route used.  Play or just watch as the game proceeds west, then east. We yell…

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British Festival

Historic Rugby 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

British Festival has become an annual May event for Historic Rugby. Look for vendors, a new food source, tours of the historic buildings and more. Musical performances by a trio from the Rugby Cornet Band, Wild Blue Yonder, Granville Automatic, Junction South, Jodie Manross, Wildwood Flute Choir, Gerald Hanwright & Azekiel Harness! The FREE 2-day…

Queen’s Tea

Hester Hall 121 Cumberland Avenue South, Rugby, TN, United States

Enjoy teatime & accompanying delicacies during this Queen's Tea, celebrating Rugby's British roots! Being held in lovely Hester Hall, behind the Visitor Centre. For more information and to reserve your seat, please go to our Zeffy page: Historic Rugby's Queen's Tea. Mark your calendar and don't miss it!  

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British Festival

Historic Rugby 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

British Festival has become an annual May event for Historic Rugby. Look for vendors, a new food source, tours of the historic buildings and more. Musical performances by a trio from the Rugby Cornet Band, Wild Blue Yonder, Granville Automatic, Junction South, Jodie Manross, Wildwood Flute Choir, Gerald Hanwright & Azekiel Harness! The FREE 2-day…

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Irish Road Bowling on Rugby Parkway

Historic Rugby 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

Enjoy a FREE outdoor participant/spectator game of Irish Road Bowling right in the middle of Rugby on slightly traveled Rugby Parkway. Teams form as the game starts, depending on who is there. All ages! Takes about one hour on the route used.  Play or just watch as the game proceeds west, then east. We yell…

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Third Saturday Hike

Historic Rugby Visitor Centre 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

Join the Friends of Rugby State Natural Area for a free guided hike each month on the third Saturday. Winter into spring are great times to go hiking…no bugs! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. These free guided hikes are scheduled for the third Saturday of each month and start from the Historic Rugby Visitor Centre Porch (1331…

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Irish Road Bowling on Rugby Parkway

Historic Rugby 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

Enjoy a FREE outdoor participant/spectator game of Irish Road Bowling right in the middle of Rugby on slightly traveled Rugby Parkway. Teams form as the game starts, depending on who is there. All ages! Takes about one hour on the route used.  Play or just watch as the game proceeds west, then east. We yell…

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Irish Road Bowling on Rugby Parkway

Historic Rugby 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

Enjoy a FREE outdoor participant/spectator game of Irish Road Bowling right in the middle of Rugby on slightly traveled Rugby Parkway. Teams form as the game starts, depending on who is there. All ages! Takes about one hour on the route used.  Play or just watch as the game proceeds west, then east. We yell…

Irish Road Bowling on Rugby Parkway

Historic Rugby 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

Enjoy a FREE outdoor participant/spectator game of Irish Road Bowling right in the middle of Rugby on slightly traveled Rugby Parkway. Teams form as the game starts, depending on who is there. All ages! Takes about one hour on the route used.  Play or just watch as the game proceeds west, then east. We yell…

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‘Paint & Sip’ Art Class

Hester Hall 121 Cumberland Avenue South, Rugby, TN, United States

What could be more fun than joining a small group for a painting class while enjoying a glass of wine? Maybe having it in beautiful Historic Rugby’s Hester Hall! Artist and instructor Freeman Davenport with The Gallery at Rugby will lead the group through an exploration of painting as you create your own work of…