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Nutcracker Collection on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Nutcracker Collection

Nashville, TN

For many, Christmas time means a trip to see a production of "The Nutcracker." Tennessee Crossroads met Marilyn Kooch from Nashville, TN who observes that tradition and a hobby that has grown out of it. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Nutcracker Collection.


Michael Sloan - Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Michael Sloan – Artist

Dickson, TN

When you were in school, you probably learn about Tennessee's official state symbols, like the state tree, the state flower, or the state bird. These days, kids in school are learning about those things from a painting created by an artist from Dickson, TN who also happens to be our state's first Artist in Residence. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Michael Sloan - Artist.


Merrimack Canoes on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Merrimack Canoes

Crossville, TN

Tennessee Crossroads travels to Crossville, TN where we discover a unique family business, one that's been afloat for more than 50 years. They make canoes, and they make them the old fashioned way - one at a time, and each with craftsmanship that's been handed down for generations. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Merrimack Canoes.


Ted Taylor - Portrait Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Ted Taylor – Portrait Artist

Nashville, TN

Ted Taylor has been drawing most of his life - first with crayons - then with pencils - in fact, it took up a lot of his time at school and sometimes he got into trouble. But if those teachers could see Ted Taylor now they'd be very proud of him. He's traded in those crayons for much more expensive tools and the results are "picture perfect." Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Ted Taylor - Portrait Artist.


Historic Lairdland Farm House on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Historic Lairdland Farm House

Cornersville, TN

Tennessee Crossroads met a couple that always had a penchant for collecting relics from the past. In a way, their hobby led to them finding and buying a historic farm house in Cornersville, TN. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Historic Lairdland Farm House.


Jack and Lynne Stoddart on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Jack and Lynne Stoddart

Crawford, TN

Tennessee Crossroads reveals a love story that goes beyond a man and a woman. It tells of their love for the camera and a life outside the hustle and bustle of the big city. Tennessee Crossroads takes us to rural Crawford, TN to meet Jack and Lynn Stoddart, a couple who fell in love with the people and places of the Cumberland Plateau. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Half Ass Acres on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Half Ass Acres

Chapel Hill, TN

The Mediterranean ancestors of the little donkeys you're about to meet may have been beasts of burden, but this generation has got it made in the shade. Tennessee Crossroads' Susan Watson spent the day with a couple who are down-right devoted to their donkeys. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Half Ass Acres in Chapel Hill, TN.


Tim Pace - Eco-Art on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Tim Pace – Eco-Art

Finger, TN

What's junk to you could be a work of art in the making for Tim Pace as Tennessee Crossroads found out when he went to Finger, Tennessee to meet him. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Tim Pace - Eco Art.


Kayaking Piney River on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Kayaking Piney River

Brentwood, TN

People often say they take for granted what's in their own backyard. If you don't know already, Tennessee offers some of the most renowned scenic waters in the country. Tennessee Crossroads had discovered Patty Shultz from Brentwood, TN who not only enjoys paddling and kayaking in Tennessee, but has even written a book about it to help others discover its beauty. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Kayaking Piney River.


Toy Collector on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Toy Collector

Winchester, TN

In times long past, these kinds of simple toys and games provided hours of entertainment for boys and girls. Tennessee Crossroads traveled to Winchester, TN to meet a lady who rediscovered her love for homespun fun as an adult, and never has looked back. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


B. McNeel's on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

B. McNeel’s

Murfreesboro, TN

There's more to opening your own restaurant than hanging a sign and firing up the grill. Tennessee Crossroads met up with Barbara Thomas from Murfreesboro, TN who's restaurant dreams resulted in more construction work than recipe planning. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about B. McNeel's.


Connie Steele - Bead Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Connie Steele – Bead Artist

Sparta, TN

When Connie Steele met her husband she had no idea she'd fall in love with something he did for fun. He was a Mountain Man re-enactor. Connie decided to join in but realized it was difficult to get the proper bead work on the attire do she started beading her own items. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Connie Steele - Bead Artist from Sparta, TN.