Episode 3231

Tennessee Crossroads

January 31, 2019

Season 32 | Episode 31

On Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads, we visit a place where old trucks find a shiny-new future. Sit down for a home-cooked lunch followed by dessert at Mercantile Restaurant and Sweet Simplicity Bakery in Manchester, TN. Finally meet a Chapel Hill family who re-purposes junk into beautiful and surprising pieces of furniture at Rustic River Creations.

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Possum Holler Garage on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Possum Holler Garage

Columbia, TN

Tennessee Crossroads hit the backroads of Maury County, TN. That's where I found Max Davis, a talented guy who never met an old truck he didn't like. Max can transform one into a show quality masterpiece. And it all takes place off the beaten path at Possum Holler Garage. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Mercantile Restaurant and Sweet Simplicity Bakery on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Mercantile Restaurant and Sweet Simplicity Bakery

Manchester, TN

Renee Holt came from a family of good cooks, and shared a dream along with her mother of opening a cafe some day. It was a long time coming, but Renee has made that dream a reality. The Mercantile Cafe and Sweet Simplicity Bakery is a popular spot on the town square in Manchester, TN. With lunch offerings that change daily, and baked good enough to satisfy any one's sweet tooth, you'll feel right at home. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Rustic River Creations on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Rustic River Creations

Chapel Hill, TN

A watering trough is just a watering trough, or so some might say. So, what to do with a watering trough when it gets too old and rusty to do its job as a watering trough; it becomes a cedar chest. It does if the Akin family of Chapel Hill has anything to say about it. Tennessee Crossroads visited them at their workshop to see some of the amazing things they do with other people's trash. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.