Air Dates: July 31 & Aug 3 | 7 & 10 | 14 & 17 | 21 & 24 |
Air Dates: July 31st & Aug. 3rd
Civil War Dinner Theatre
Rob Wilds visits a place in Whitwell where you can get a fun history lesson and some good things to eat.
Contact: Steve Gipson
Location: Whitwell Button Willow Church
Take exit 155 off of I-24
Take Hwy 28 North toward Whitwell
Turn left onto Spring Avenue
At four-way stop, Turn Right.
Bear right at fork.
Search: Where is Whitwell, TN?
Red Oak Pottery
Tressa Bush visits the studio of the owners of Oak Ridge Pottery in Murfreesboro.
Contact: Bill and Judy Heim
Location: For locations where Red Oak Pottery is sold, see website
Search: Where is Murfreesboro, TN?
Chappy's on Church
Al Voecks meets a man who got a brand new start in Nashville after hurricane Katrina destroyed his dream restaurant in 2005.
Contact: John Chapman
Location: 1721 Church St., Nashville, TN 37203
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Kem Alexander, Concrete Artist
Tammi Arender visits a woman in East Tennessee that makes uncommon art out of an uncommon medium- what roads and buildings are made of.
Ccontact: Kem Alexander
Phone: (423) 505-1227
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Search: Where is Chattanooga, TN?
Air Dates: August 7th & 10th
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Rob Wilds journeys to Chattanooga to visit a former train depot, now hotel, named for a famous 1940s song.
Contact: Holiday Inn
Phone: (800)TRACK29 or (423)266-5000
Location: 1400 Market Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Search: Where is the Choo Choo?
Susan Watson tours Carnton Plantation in Franklin with Author Robert Hicks, author of Widow of the South, to find out why people continue to be intrigued with the events that took place there nearly 150 years ago.
Contact: Carnton Plantation
Location: 1345 Carnton Lane, Franklin, TN 37064
Search: Where is Carnton Plantation?
Fuhrman Glass Studios
Tressa Bush visits a Woodbury man who sold his business to follow his dream to become a glass blower.
Contact: Tom Fuhrman
Location: 7497 Short Mountain Road, Woodbury, TN 37190
Search: Where is Fuhrman Glass Studios?
Melanie Guion, Shoe Artist
Tammi Arender finds a woman in Nashville who uses shoes as a canvas for her artwork.
Contact: Melanie Guion
Location: Nashville, TN
Search: Where is Nashville, TN?
Air Dates: August 14th & 17th
Rob Wilds meets a spectacular middle TN mandolin maker who comes from a very unexpected place.
Contact: Jonathan McClanahan
Location: Goodlettesville, TN
Search:: Where is Goodlettesville, TN?
Fern Falls Bed & Breakfast
Susan Watson visits a very scenically located B&B high atop a bluff in Altamont.
Contact: Ron Van Dyke
Location: 1100 Canyon Drive, Altamont, Tn 37301
Search:: Where is Fern Falls B&B?
Muddy Pond Sorghum Syrup
Tressa Bush travels to Overton County to visit a family famous for their homemade sorghum syrup.
Contact: Mark & Sherry Guenther
Location: 4064 Muddy Pond Road, Monterey, TN 38574
NOTE: Sorghum pressing & cooking starts Labor Day weekend and runs through the end of October.
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday: 7am - 4pm
Search:: Where is Muddy Pond Sorghum Syrup?
Air Dates: August 14th & 17th
Tressa Bush visits a woman in Auburntown who breeds Friesians, a feathered horse hailing from the Netherlands.
Contact: Deb Davis
Location: 3610 Kennedy Creek Road, Auburntown, TN 37016
Search:: Where are the Foothill Friesians?
Tammi Arender meets a banjo picker in West Tennessee who is carrying on the unmistakable sound of traditional banjo picking for very personal reasons.
Contact: Phillip Steinmetz
Location: Waverly, TN
Search:: Where is Waverly, TN?
Tennessee Soybean Festival
Rob Wilds travels to Martin to attend an annual week-long festival celebrating the Tennessee soybean.
Contact: Karami Hagan
Location: Martin, TN
Search:: Where is the Tennessee Soybean Festival?
Whitestone County Inn
Al Voecks visits a romantic inn on the shores of Watts Bar Lake on the Tennessee River. It's a "sanctuary for the soul."
Contact: Paul or Jean Cowell
Phone: (865) 376-0113
Location: 1200 Paint Rock Road, Kingston, TN 37763
Search:: Where is Whitestone County Inn?
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