BSF Ranger Station open weekends through October 3rd!

BSF Ranger Station open weekends through October 3rd!

The Big South Fork Ranger Station is open again for the summer season. It is located in the Board of Aid building in the center of Rugby, next door to the Rugby Commissary. New 2015 Ranger Natasha Hamby Klug will lead hikes each Saturday and Sunday morning at...
Appalachian Heritage Days

Appalachian Heritage Days

Celebrate the history and culture of Appalachian families who settled the Rugby region with a family friendly day filled with demonstrations and crafters on October 3rd and 4th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. The demonstrations will include blacksmithing, chair canning,...
Michaelmas Festival Oct.3

Michaelmas Festival Oct.3

    Michaelmas is a celebration of the feast of St. Michael and All Angels and is celebrated by the western church on September 29. Like Christmas the festivities are not necessarily limited to one day. The date falls close to the autumn equinox, days are getting...
Come to our Lantern Tour 9/12!

Come to our Lantern Tour 9/12!

  The 2015 version of Historic Rugby’s unique Lantern Tour of Laurel Dale Cemetery, on Saturday Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern (5:30 Central), will unveil several new characters from Rugby’s past as costumed presenters share the stories of a colorful assortment of the...
Basketmaking Workshop 9/26 & 27

Basketmaking Workshop 9/26 & 27

                  Sept 26-27 Basketmaking Workshops Instructor: Katie Avram (katie@sassykatbaskets.com)     Please contact instructor Katie Avram to handle the registrations and payment for her basket workshops in 2015. If using a CREDIT CARD, please call her at (423)...
Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

We have a great schedule of festive activities awaiting you here in Rugby! Even though the year is half over we have a roster full of of new offerings and much loved old favorites. You can click on most of the events for more information.  Be sure to mark your...
British Car Show 8/22

British Car Show 8/22

The British are coming and will roll into town in style for this U.K.-only car and motorbike show. It’s a weekend filled with motorcars and entertainment, all to support Historic Rugby. Sponsored by the Plateau British Car Club. This year the event will be followed by...
PreservationNation blog features Rugby

PreservationNation blog features Rugby

Nancy Tinker, Charleston Senior Field Officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, wrote a great article about her personal experience discovering Rugby . Here’s the link to the July 20, 2015 article:  Travel Itinerary-Rugby, TN Many thanks to Nancy...
A message from our new Director

A message from our new Director

        Historic Rugby Membership: Why It Matters A Message From Teresa Bowman, Executive Director   I’m still very new to Historic Rugby (although my husband and I did have our first date here some 20-plus years ago). But when people ask me why membership in...