Due to special programming, Tennessee Crossroads will be off the air in the majority of the state until December 16th, 2010. For those in the WNPT viewing area, a special Crossroads will air on December 9th.
Join us on December 16th for a program that you are sure to enjoy. In the meantime, if you enjoy programs such as Tennessee Crossroads please remember to support your local PBS station.
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Tennessee Crossroads: Sweet Treats
Air Dates: December 9th & 12th, 2010 (WNPT Viewing Area ONLY)
In this new special, Joe Elmore and the Tennessee Crossroads Crew travel the roads of Tennessee in search of some of our state’s best sweet treats. For more information, visit the Sweet Treats portion of our website.
Air Dates: December 16th & 19th, 2010
Smokey Mountain Winterfest
Rob Wilds gets in the holiday spirit with a bright getaway idea in Gatlinburg.
Website 1: www.smokymountainwinterfest.com/gatlinburg.html
Website 2: winterfestinthesmokies.blogspot.com
Location: Gatlinburg, TN [map]
Info: Winterfest runs from November through February 28th
Joe & Betty Jo
Susan Watson meets a retired couple in Clarksville whose joint hobbies include building dollhouses and Christmas ornaments.
Contact: Joe & Betty Jo Garrett
Location: Clarksville, TN [map]
Palace Barber Shop
Rob Wilds takes us to a place in downtown Murfreesboro where grown ups share their holiday spirit by showing off their toys.
Contact: Randall Hall
Phone: (615) 893-7653
Location: 110 North Church Street Murfreesboro, TN 37130 [map]
Joe & Jerry Stout
Tressa Bush visits with Joe & Jerry Stout, a Granville father and son who are both very talented artists but are very different when it comes to what they create. Contact: Joe Stout
Location: Granville, TN [map]
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Air Dates: December 23rd & 26th, 2010
North Pole Limited
Rob Wilds travels to Chattanooga to ride the North Pole Limited to visit with the big guy himself.
Contact: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
Location: Trips depart from Grand Junction Station at 4119 Cromwell Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 [map]
Ken Wilshire travels to a community near McKenzie to learn the story of Christmasville, one of the earliest towns in West Tennessee.
Contact: Gordon Browning Museum
Location: 640 North Main, McKenzie, TN 38201 [map]
A brief retrospective of some of Joe Elmore's favorite stops in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains.
Contact: Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (800)588-1817; (865)436-4178
Location: Gatlinburg, TN [map]
2. Buckhorn Inn
Contact: Lee & John Mellor
Phone: (865)436-4668; (866)941-0460
Location: 2140 Tudor Mountain Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 [map]
3. Arrowmount School of Arts & Crafts
Location: 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 [map]
4. Hippensteal's Mountain View Inn
Contact: Vern & Lisa Hippensteal
Location: 4201 Tatem Marr Way, Sevierville, TN 37876 [map]
Directions: From downtown Gatlinburg, turn at traffic light No. 3 onto Highway 321 N/73 E towards the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community. Follow Hwy. 321N 2.6 miles and turn left at traffic Light Number 3A onto Glades Road. Follow Glades Road 3.3 miles until it ends, then turn left onto Birds Creek Road, go .4 mile to an intersection and then go right up and over the hill (.2 mile). At the "Y" go right .6 mile and the Hippensteal driveway is on the left.
Air Dates: December 30th, 2010 & January 2nd, 2011
Banana Pudding Festival
Joe Elmore travels to Centerville and the inaugural festival to celebrate the "ultimate comfort food."
Contact: John Blackburn
Location: Centerville, TN [map]
Info: The Banana Pudding Fest will be held on October 1, 2011
Tennessee Crossroads returns to Graceland for the first time in almost 20 years with Tammi Arender.
Phone: (901)332-3322 / (800)238-2000
Location: 3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38116 [map]
Susan Watson meets a talented Nashvillian who shares not only a birthday with Elvis, but a love of cheeseburgers as well.
Contact: Renee Grant-Williams
Phone: (615) 259-4900
Location: Nashville, TN [map]
Clothier to the King
Joe Elmore finds a clothier at the Peabody Hotel in downtown Memphis who's been dressing rock stars and other folks, including Elvis Presley, since 1946.
Contact: Lansky at the Peabody
Location: 149 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103 [map]