We are open Memorial Day!

We are open Memorial Day!

Our special hours for Memorial Day are 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Eastern, for both the Cafe and Visitor Center. Come enjoy a lovely hike, tasty meal or tour our historic site this Memorial Day in Rugby. Ranger Natasha Hamby Klug will lead a hike at 9:30/8:30 Central to the...
Benefit Antique Car Show June 27

Benefit Antique Car Show June 27

    Come join us on Saturday, June 27, for the Benefit Antique Car Show. Beginning at 9:00 am, Eastern, and continuing until 3:00 pm, this show is fun for the entire family! Please read below for more details:   Background images thanks to...
June 13 &14 Street Fair: 10 am-6 pm ET

June 13 &14 Street Fair: 10 am-6 pm ET

  Come to our fun annual two-day Rugby Street Fair and enjoy shopping for everything from antiques and vintage goods to special regional arts and crafts. We will have multiple vendors selling their wares, so come on by and browse for that ‘special’...

Introducing our new Executive Director

Teresa Bowman Named Executive Director of Historic Rugby Inc. RUGBY, TN (May 20, 2015)—Teresa S. Bowman has been named the new executive director of Historic Rugby Inc. The HistoricRugby Inc. Board of Directors voted unanimously on the nomination May 16. Bowman, a...
Appalachian Writers Series 6/6/15

Appalachian Writers Series 6/6/15

Michael C. Hardy, an authority on the Civil War in the mountains of North Carolina and east Tennessee, will speak at 7:30 pm (eastern) on Saturday, June 6, in the Historic Rugby Visitor Center’s Rebecca Johnson Theater. The author of twenty books, Hardy was named the...
Amy Greene Retreat 6/17-20

Amy Greene Retreat 6/17-20

Make plans now to attend the June Writers’ Retreat with acclaimed novelist Amy Greene who was here last year as part of our Appalachian Writers’ Series. This is an important event for anyone who wants to hone their writing skills in a lovely and inspiring...
Michael Jacobs 5/23

Michael Jacobs 5/23

Cherokee singer-songwriter Michael Jacobs will perform at Historic Rugby’s Festival of Music, Dance and Storytelling on Saturday, May 23. The festival is part of our new Rugby Roots: Appalachian Arts with a British Beat series. There will be outdoor concerts and...
Mother’s Day Brunch 5/10/15!

Mother’s Day Brunch 5/10/15!

    Come join us at the Harrow Road Cafe from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Eastern, for a festive Champagne Brunch in honor of Mother’s Day! Our menu features many delicious offerings to select from-see it below.  Enjoy the beautiful late spring weather with a...
Rugby Roots: Festival May 23

Rugby Roots: Festival May 23

  The Rugby Roots: Appalachian Arts With A British Beat series continues on May 23, the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, with a new version of Spring Festival that will showcase the talents of musicians, dancers, and storytellers. Daytime performances begin at...