Air Dates: November 3rd and 6th
Rocky Top General Store
Rob Wilds visits a store in Harriman that offers down-home hospitality and other hard to find items.
Contact: David Webb
Phone: (865) 882-8867
Location: 316 Ruritan Road, Harriman, TN 37748 [map]
Little Dutch Restaurant
Tressa Bush travels to Morristown to profile a local restaurant and the incredible story behind the couple that run it.
Contact: George and Nina Angelos
Phone: (423) 581-1441
Location: 115 S. Cumberland, Morristown, TN 37814 [map]
Chris Mosey- Glass Blower
Ken Wilshire is in Chattanooga with Chris Mosey at the Ignis Glass Company. Chris not only makes beautiful glass art but he’s willing to share his skills with others.
Contact: Chris Mosey
Phone: (423) 265-2565
Location: 1800 Rossville Ave Ste. 4 Chattanooga TN. 37408
Normal hours of operation are 10am to 4pm Monday through Friday. Weekends by appointment only.
Nashville Mounted Patrol School
Tammi Arender takes us to the mounted patrol school in Nashville to see what it takes to train those horses to behave themselves in public.
Contact: J.D. Harber, Metro Nashville Police Dept.
Location: 200 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37201
Search: Where is the Nashville Mounted Patrol School?
Air Dates: November 10th and 13th
Ken Wilshire visits an Ashland City landmark located along the banks of the Cumberland.
Contact: Riverview Restaurant
Location: 110 Old River Road, Ashland City, TN 37015 [map]
Woodworker Wayne Harris
Rob Wilds spends the day with a retired man in Russellville that now spends his days crafting beautiful works of art.
Contact: Wayne Harris
Location: 703 Sycamore Drive, Russellville, KY 42276 [map]
Gretchen Bates travels to Nashville to view the stars in the Adventure Science Center's updated Planetarium and Space and Sky wing.
Contact: Adventure Science Center
Location: 800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203 [map]
Jack Stoddart Photography
Tressa Bush meets a couple who fell in love with the people and places of the Cumberland Plateau while looking through a camera lens.
Contact: Jack and Lynne Stoddart
Phone: (931) 445-2072
Location: 642 Shiloh Road, Crawford, TN 38554 [map]
Air Dates: November 17th and 20th
Hale Springs Inn
Rob Wilds visits the restored and refurbished Hale springs Inn in Rogersville.
Contact: Jen Bryan
Location: 110 West Main Street, Rogersville, TN 37857 [map]
Tennessee River Museum
Ken Wilshire discovers a unique museum in Savannah (TN) that's dedicated to our state's namesake river.
Contact: Rachel Baker
Location: 495 Main Street, Savannah, TN [map]
Info: Open M-Sat 9AM-5PM; Sun 1PM-5PM
Tressa Bush meets a man in Murfreesboro who turned to making guitars when his life plan didn't quite work out.
Contact: Mario Martin
Phone: (615)849-5800 / (800)995-4799
Location: 407 West Lytle Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130 [map]
Rob Wilds spends the day with a man in Knoxville who turns junk into attractive bird houses.
Contact: Anthony Carter
Location: Knoxville, TN [map]
Info: To find out where you can purchase Anthony Carter's birdhouses, visit the schedule portion of the website
Due to special programming, Tennessee Crossroads will be off the air in the majority of the state until December 22nd.
Join us on December 22nd 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.
Please visit our YouTube channel to view past episodes.
Thanksgiving Day Marathon
Air Dates: November 24th (WNPT Viewing Area ONLY)
This Thanksgiving, the Tennessee Crossroads Marathon will run across both WNPT channels (NPT & NPT2) for 15-hours. Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on NPT2. After a twelve hour run on NPT2, the marathon will switch over to NPT at 7:00 p.m. for three more hours of your favorite Crossroads episodes. For more detailed information on times and episode selection, visit the Viewer’s Choice Thanksgiving Day Marathon page.
Air Dates: November 24th & 27th
Joe Elmore visits a down home annual celebration in a tiny agriculture community and gets a lesson in how farming was done in the old days.
Contact: Tommy and Georgie Wright
Location: Viola Valley Farmers Museum, Viola, TN 37394 [map]
Museum Info: The museum has no regular hours, and tours are by appointment only.
Homecoming Info: The Viola Valley Homecoming occurs the second weekend in August.
Cosmic Leather Emproium
Tressa Bush spends the day with a couple in Gallatin who make art out of leather.
Contact: Randy and Claudia Lister
Address: 1284 Highway 25, Gallatin, TN 37066 [map]
Website: www.randyandclaudia.com / www.thecosmicleatheremporium.com
Galaxy of Lights
Rob Wilds discovers a botanical garden that lights up Huntsville, AL during the holidays.
Contact: Huntsville Botanical Gardens
Location: 4747 Bob Wallace Ave., Huntsville, AL 35805 [map]
Phone: (256) 830-4447
Info: Lights Display open Thanksgiving through December 31st, 5:30-9PM
Take a trip back into the Crossroads vault with Joe Elmore as we revisit the 50th Anniversary of one very special Santa train.
Contact: Kingsport Chamber of Commerce
Location: The train runs from Shelby, Ky. to downtown Kingsport, TN [map]
Info: The Santa Train departs every year the weekend before Thanksgiving. But if you would like to help with future runs, the train accepts physical and monetary donations. Financial gifts are used for the Santa Train Scholarship, given to select students who live along the train's route. Santa only takes new clothes or toys on the train. Gifts and monetary donations, may be sent to: Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Santa Train, 151 East Main Street, Kingsport, TN 37660.