2019 Mid-America / National Reunion
Nashville, Tennessee, September 27-30, 2019


Nashville
Nashville, TN

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The Choo Choo Chapter will host the 2019 Mid-America/National Reunion in Nashville, Tennessee. Date is set for September 27-30, 2019. The Hilton Nashville Airport, 2200 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville TN 37214 is the host hotel for the Reunion.

Booking Link: http://group.hilton.com/NARPI

Group Name: NARPI

Direct Phone Number: 615.883.9770. The Room Rate is $159 Per night plus taxes and includes breakfast for 2. This rate is extended to 1 day before and 1 day after the Reunion dates.

If you have problems making a hotel reservation, please contact our hotel coordinator, Doug Nunes at dougnunes45@gmail.com or 415.710.6394 (C).

Parking: Discount rate of $5.00 per day

Notice: The Nashville Airport Hilton Hotel cutoff date is August 27, 2019, at 12:00 am. Reservations made after that date will be at the prevailing Hotel rate and may be more than the NARPI contracted rate of $159.00 and breakfast /reduced parking cost may be lost.

The Choo Choo Chapter Registration cutoff will be September 15, 2019.


Choo Choo Chapter members who wish to attend only the banquet should send in the registration form, so noting, consideration of registration fees (hospitality) is in effect for these members. The Hospitality Room will be open after the banquet.

Nashville is known as The Music City and is home to many country artists. Music City is THE place to go if you are a singer or band trying to ‘get a break’ or ‘make it’ in the country music business.

Supplemental Events.
For planning purposes here is a list of very popular Country Music venues available in the evenings before and during our stay in Nashville. Attendance will be on your own. Tickets are limited so purchase as soon as you can plan the Nashville highlight. Uber or Lyft to these events, they are not far.

The Hermitage, https://thehermitage.com/
4580 Rachels Ln, Hermitage, TN. 7.5 miles NE of our hotel. Srs $17, Vets $10.

Belle Meade Plantation & Mansion Tour, https://bellemeadeplantation.com/
110 Leake Ave, Nashville, TN. 14 miles SW from our hotel. Srs $20.

Ryman Auditorium, https://www.ryman.com/
116 Fifth Ave N, Nashville TN. 6.5 miles west of our hotel.
September 25, 2019 7:30p (Wed.) - Chris Janson-
September 26, 2019 7:00p (Thur) OPRY COUNTRY CLASSICS Hosted by Larry Gatlin. Artists will be added as they are confirmed.
September 27, 2019 7:30p (Fri.) King Crimson
September 28, 2019 8:00p (Sat.) Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band
September 29, 2019 3:00p Darci Lynne & Friends Live

Grand Ole Opry https://www.opry.com
2804 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN. 37214. 5.6 miles south of our hotel.
September 25, 2019 7:00p (Wed.) Charlie Daniels Band, Jameson Rodgers and more to be added.
September 26, 2019 7:00p (Thu.) - no show scheduled - See Ryman.
September 27, 2019 7:00p (Fri.) Joe Diffie, Doug Kershaw, Dailey & Vincent and more to be added.
September 28, 2019 7:00p (Sat.) Sister Hazel, Brad Upton and more to be added.
September 28, 2019 9:15p (Sat.) Sister Hazel will sign copies of their new album, Earth, at the Opry Shop following the show.
September 29, 2019 3:00p (Sun.) Peppa Pig's Adventure

Music Hall of Fame, https://countrymusichalloffame.org
We will be dropping off in Nashville near this venue on Saturday, September 28, There are a few tour and museum choices for this special place.

Visit Nashville
https://www.southernsavers.com/top-25-free-things-nashville/



Friday, September 27, 2019
Drive to Nashville or arrive by plane at the Nashville International Airport. The FREE hotel shuttle will take to/from the Hilton Nashville Airport. It runs every 20 minutes. Registration will be in the lobby from 2-5:00 PM. Registration will be at the hospitality room after 5:00 PM.

The hospitality room will be open 5:00 – 10:00pm PM


Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:00 AM
Nashville We will meet in the lobby and board a Deluxe Motor Coach for a trip into Nashville for a mini tour of the waterfront along the Cumberland River and East Side Neighborhoods. We will then stop and board the General Jackson Showboat Lunch & Cruise. This famous cruise ship takes guests to view the beautiful Cumberland River to see the waterside of downtown Nashville and its gorgeous hotels, and enjoy a relaxing cruise and delicious lunch. The paddle wheel is equipped with amazing ways to see everything, including a balcony and outside decks which allow for beautiful panoramic views of the towering skyscrapers. We may capture sight of local wildlife as well. Soak in the fresh air and the unforgettable scenery. Our bus will pickup us up at the dock and return us to the hotel.

The hospitality room will be open 5:00–10:00 PM.


Sunday, Septermber 29, 2019 8:30 AM
We will met in the hotel lobby and board a Deluxe Motor Coach for a trip to Downtown Nashville and drive by the many famous and infamous music venues.

Downtown is the energetic hub of Nashville’s country music scene, with crowded honky-tonk bars lining Broadway, the area’s main street. The 1892 Ryman Auditorium offers big-name concerts and backstage tours, while over in the District, the Johnny Cash Museum displays artifacts from the singer’s life. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in the SoBro area features hands-on exhibits and audio tours. Five of the popular honkytonk's - Tootsies Orchid Lounge, Rippy's Smokin' Bar & Grill, B.B. King's Blues Club, Legends Corner and The Stage are within easy walking. Wildhorse Saloon, Martin's Bar-be-queue Joint, the George Jones and Biscuit Love Gulch along with the flagship Goo Goo Shop & Dessert Bar are some of the many attractions.

We will then drop off at the Country Hall of Fame and Museum and you will be on your own to explore and have lunch and explore some more. The driver will be at a designated area for pickup and return to the hotel at 3:30 PM. If you would like to extend your time Downtown it is an inexpensive ride back to the hotel by Uber or Lyft, but our Regional and National meetings will be held at the hotel at 4:00P.

4:00P Regional and National Meetings at The Hotel. Room TBA.

6:00P National Banquet Cash Bar on Terrace

7:00P Reunion Banquet
Entrée Choices Includes wine:
Pan Seared French Chicken Breast or Pan Roasted Atlantic Salmon
 
Each Entrée includes salad of Baby Romine Hearts, shaved Parmesan, Crispy Croutons, Classic Caesar Dressing.
Orange Rosemary Honey Glaze Fingerling Potatoes, Pancetta French Green Beans, Artisan Bread and Chefs selection of Desert.


The hospitality Room will be open after the banquet.

Questions?  Call Doug Nunes at 209-795.4273 or 415.710.6394 (C) or email: dougnunes45@gmail.com


Click here to view the Registration Form
Click here to view the Attendees List
Click here if you are interested in room sharing.


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