The delightful small town of Bell Buckle dates back to 1852, established by local merchant A.D. Fugitt. Today, it’'s a thriving arts community and home of The Webb School, a renowned preparatory academy. Downtown Bell Buckle has charming rows of eclectic shops, eateries and colorful down-home festivals. Celebrated every year in Bell Buckle is the R.C. & MoonPie Festival, featuring bluegrass music, dancing and a parade. And, you'’ll love the Bell Buckle Cafe & Music Parlor's prize-winning hickory-smoked BBQ, hand-squeezed lemonade and down-home cooking specials served seven days a week. The Bell Buckle Cafe is fast becoming a center for musical talent from all over Middle Tennessee. Every Saturday, a radio show is recorded live from the cafe, 1-3 p.m., and broadcast on WLIJ 1580AM. There's live music on Fri. & Sat., 6:30-9 p.m. Along Main Street, you’ll find antiques and unique gifts at Bell Buckle Antique & Craft Mall. At Bell Buckle Pottery Studio, create a one-of-a-kind gift at this paint-your-own pottery studio, or purchase a finished piece. Get acquainted with personality-plus Bell Buckle while exploring the Jack Trail, one of the 16 regional trails in Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways, your pass to the backroads that will help you discover what lies off the beaten path in Tennessee.
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