Episode 2903

Tennessee Crossroads

July 16, 2015

Season 29 | Episode 03

NPT and Tennessee Crossroads takes in an annual festival in East Nashville that celebrates all things tomato with Joe Elmore. Rob Wilds soars through the sky with a band of aeronauts. Ken Wilshire meets two Franklin County women who are serving up some spirited confections.

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Sweet Southern Spirit Cake & Candy Company on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Sweet Southern Spirit Cake & Candy Company

Cowan, TN

Sometimes we try to say no to desserts in the name of calorie counting and weight watching. Tennessee Crossroads met two Franklin County, TN business women who will make sure you save room for their spirited new sweet creations for all occasions. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Tomato Art Festival on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Tomato Art Festival

Nashville, TN

No doubt tomatoes are a popular, healthy part of our diet, at least for most of us but, how could the simple tomato inspire a celebration that attracts over 25,000 people? To understand that, you have to know the people of East Nashville, their sense of creativity and obviously their sense of humor. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Tomato Art Festival.


Ace High Ballooning on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Ace High Ballooning

Franklin, TN

The first manned balloon flight took place in France in November, 1783. Now, more than two centuries later the fascination for floating quietly over the landscape, propelled by the wind, still has a special lure. Tennessee Crossroads met up with a Williamson County, TN balloonist who's fascination is sharing that bit of hot air heaven. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Ace High Ballooning.