Silentlambs Summit-Travel information

 

We are happy to announce that we now have accommodations arranged for the Silentlambs Summit in Nashville , TN , March 27-28 2004 . We will be staying at the Sheraton Music City Hotel www.sheratonmusiccity.com one of the nicest hotels in the Nashville area. The Sheraton Music City is the number one location for weddings in the Nashville area due to it gardens and location. The room rates are normally $215 per night we have negotiated a rate of $79 with up to four people per room. To make your reservations call 888-625-5144 or local number 615-885-2200 ask for the “Silentlambs Summit” discount and reserve your room. The Sheraton is located nearby the airport and has a free shuttle so you will not need to worry about renting a car. The key attractions listed below are a short taxicab trip away for around $10 - $15. Please make your reservations as soon as possible so you will get the good room rate.

 

There will be a banquet on Saturday night and the silentlambs “courage” awards will be presented then. There will be a hospitality Suite for welcoming you when you arrive as well as after the banquet and on Sunday morning. We have invited key speakers to come and we will be providing updates as this develops. The program is shaping up with much new information and guest speakers. We will have visitors coming from as far away as the UK and Sweden that will share fascinating developments regarding Watchtower and abuse in those countries as well as others around the world. We will also have never before seen footage regarding programs on the abuse issue and JW’s. If you have any questions email info@silentlambs.org or call 270-527-5350 for information. We look forward to an uplifting program and some productive plans for helping the silent lambs. We look forward to seeing you there.

 

The Nashville area is known for its tourist attractions. Plan to come a day or two early and enjoy some of the local activities. The Sheraton is located on the Southeast side of town which is within three mile of the “Grand Old Opry” a well known live radio broadcast. Next to the “Opry” is the Opryland Hotel which has one of the largest indoor gardens in the world. Next door is the “General Jackson Showboat” an old time steam boat that travels up river for a seven course meal and theater type show. It is about a three hour trip. Here are some links to the information and telephone numbers for further information:

 

 

http://www.gaylordhotels.com/gaylordopryland/entertainment/attractions.cfm

 

Grand Ole Opry

No trip to Nashville would be complete without experiencing the phenomenon of the world-famous 4,400-seat Grand Ole Opry, is adjacent to Gaylord Opryland. Get set for an unforgettable evening of non-stop entertainment. The world’s longest-running radio show, the Opry showcases the best in country, bluegrass and more.

 

Complimentary shuttle service to the Grand Ole Opry is offered daily departing from the Cascades and Magnolia canopies.

Lynn and McBride

 

Tickets & Info

1-888-777-6779
www.opry.com

Showtimes:

Fridays

6:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Saturdays

6:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Tuesdays

7:00 p.m.

General Jackson® Showboat

 

For an unforgettable time, board our his tori c 300-foot-long General Jackson Showboat.

Styled in the grand tradition of the paddlewheel riverboats that cruised the great Southern waterways in the 1800s, the General Jackson was named after the first steamboat to operate on the Cumberland River in 1817. Today, it’s just as active as its predecessor.

Whether you want to spend an evening of dining and non-stop dan cing under the stars, or you’re more in the mood for a lazy afternoon cruise under the clear blue Southern sky, we would be pleased to have you join us.

Select from any of our popular cruise packages below or have us create a private event on the boat just for your group. The Music City Queen is also available for private charter. For more information about the Showboat, see General Jackson Fast Facts .

General Jackson Photo Gallery

General Jackson Showboat

 

Tickets & Info

Call 615-458-3900

 

Nashville Sightseeing Tours
We offer a number of interesting bus tours of Nashville attractions such as the Hermitage, Country Music Hall of Fame, and tours by country music’s top stars homes. Great for individuals or groups, these tours are conveniently scheduled throughout the day and depart daily from under the Gaylord Opryland Magnolia Canopy. Click here for a full list of tours and pricing information.

615-883-2211
www.grandoleoprytours.com

Country Music Hall of Fame
Spanning an entire city block, this must-see venue features live performances, miles of memorabilia, and Elvis’ ’61 Cadillac.

800-852-6437
www.countrymusichalloffame.com

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Located in a painstakingly restored Art Deco post office, this renowned gallery and interactive art center offers something for everyone.

615-244-3340
www.fristcenter.org

Parthenon
A full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens , this grand structure is a monument to a pinnacle of classical architecture.

615-862-8431
www.parthenon.org

Belle Meade Plantation
This antebellum home preserves a century of heritage from a frontier cabin to a working farm, nursery and thoroughbred stud farm.

1-800-270-3991
www.bellemeadeplantation.com

Cheekwood Botanical Gardens
This private home and estate encompasses acres of specialty gardens, greenhouses, and landscaped vistas, and art museum.

615-356-8000
www.cheekwood.org

The Hermitage
The restored Greek Revival home of President Andrew Jackson also features an original slave cabin, Jackson ’s tomb and family cemetery.

615-889-2941
www.thehermitage.com

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Feed your wild side with a trip to the Nashville Zoo. On display are over 350 animals including Bengal tigers, elephants, zebras and river otters. The zoo also features a jungle gym and petting zoo.

615-833-1534
www.nashvillezoo.org