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. You willl 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. Whether you are looking for a weekend excursion or to plan an awesome vacation full of unique venues and rich heritage, why not start your trip in Bell Buckle, TN. Bell Buckle is part of 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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Interstate 24; take exit 97 between Murfreesboro and Manchester, and Hwy. 64 to Hwy. 82 into Bell Buckle. Instate 40; near Lebanon, take I-840 to I-24, to Hwy 231 to Shelbyville, to Hwy.82 and left into Bell Buckle. Interstate 65; exit at Connersville to Lewisburg, to Shelbyville, to Hwy. 231 to Hwy. 82, tight into Bell Buckle.
Mon. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. shops; 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. resturant
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