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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3rd Saturday Hike: Randy Hedgepath

Historic Rugby 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. This hike will be led by Tennessee State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath,…

An Evening with Abraham Lincoln

Rebecca Johnson Theatre in Historic Rugby's Visitor Centre 1331 Rugby Parkway, Rugby, TN, United States

Have you ever wished that you could have met Abraham Lincoln?  It’s not too late.  In commemoration of the 160th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, for one night only, our…

After Thanksgiving Hike, ‘Walk it Off’

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

Join Friends of the Rugby State Natural Area to walk off your Thanksgiving feast on trails in the greenbelt surrounding our village. With 10 or more trails to choose from,…

Thanksgiving Marketplace & Holiday Tea

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

Visit Rugby’s shops to see crafts, artworks and much more. Two days, Nov. 24 & 25. The Rugby Commissary, Spirit of Red Hill, the Gallery at Historic Rugby will all…

New Year’s Eve Cabaret, SOLD OUT

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

(Sorry, but this event has sold out. See you lucky ticketed folks here soon!) Hey, hey, hey, all you casanovas and foxy mamas! Looking for an out of sight night?…

Chili Cook-Off & Auction, Taste or Enter, Jan. 13

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

Rugby's Second Annual Chili Cook-Off seeks tasters to vote on their favorites, and 20 entrants to bring a crock pot with your unique take on this tasty winter dish! As…

Third Saturday Hike, CANCELLED

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

(This hike has been cancelled on account of severe weather expected.) Join the Friends of Rugby State Natural Area for a free guided hike each month on the third Saturday.…

Third Saturday Hike

Join the Friends of Rugby State Natural Area for a free guided hike each month on the third Saturday. Winter is a great times to go hiking…no bugs! NO REGISTRATION…

Opening Day Road Bowl Tournament & Hike w/Holly

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

Historic Rugby reopens for 2024 with a special day of activities including a Road Bowling Tournament (sign-in Noon-12:30 Eastern at the Visitor Centre and event start 1 p.m. Eastern: Register…

Eric Wilson Memorial Hike

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

Join the Friends of Rugby State Natural Area for a free guided hike in honor of the late Eric Wilson, who helped build many of Rugby's trails & whose birthday…

Writing Workshop w/Karen Holmes

Uffington House

“From Personal to Universal: Using Emotion to Craft Deeper Writing” Writing about emotions—your own or your characters'—can be, well emotional. Yet, drawing from your own experiences, feelings, and observations, helps…

Women of Appalachia Storytelling

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

Join us for an extraordinary evening in Rugby, Tennessee, as Bloom Stage, Poetry in the Boro, and Historic Rugby, Inc., proudly present "Women Speak," a free admission celebration marking the…