Since 1998, in the Vologda, near the monument to Nikolai Rubtsov, an open musical and poetic festival “Rubtsovsk Autumn” is held annually. He gathers poetry lovers from Vologda and other cities and regions.

“Rubtsovsk autumn” differs from usual open-air holidays much. This is not a noisy festivities. Its main attributes are poems, songs, sincere words. And people gather, albeit different, mostly reading, writing, singing. Eagerly awaiting "Rubtsovsk Autumn" as the audience and participants of the holiday. Because it turns out he is warm, cordial, like a meeting of friends. Friends from all over Russia.