The 2017 USS Sterett Reunion Planning is Underway!Start making your plans! Your shipmates will be there talking about you.
Where: Nashville, TNHilton Nashville Airport Hotel
2200 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
When: 23-25 June 2017(Thursday 22 June for early arrivals)
- General Hotel Information Click Here
The group reservations phone number is 615-883-9770. Option 1 (Specify USS Sterett)
- Rooms (single/double) will be available for a rate of $135 (+ tax and fees).
These rates will be available three days either side of the reunion dates of 22-25 June, 2017.
- Rooms must be booked by May 23, 2017 to guarantee this discounted rate.
- Check-in time is 3:00 pm. Check out time is 12:00 pm
- Free Shuttle service to and from the Airport provided by Holiday Inn
The following will be offered for our Saturday evening reunion banquet. Entrée choices must be indicated on the reunion registration forms.
Marinated and Seared Chicken Breast topped with a white wine veloute
Oven Poached Fresh Atlantic Salmon topped with a Lemon-Ginger buerre Blanc or Sweet Chili glaze
Portion Flamed Grilled NY Strip Served with Garlic/Herb Butter
Chef’s choice vegetarian meal
Above entrees served with:
Mixed Field Greens, Tomatoes, Sliced Cucumbers, Shredded Carrots with Assorted Dressings
Chef’s choice Starch
Chef’s choice Vegetable
The Saturday Afternoon Group Tour will be to the Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg, TN.
Our group tour will depart by bus at approximately 11:00 from the Holiday Inn for a drive to Lynchburg, TN
and the Jack Daniels Distillery.
We are offering both the traditional tour and a tasting tour.
The Association will provide bus transportation.
The traditional, non tasting tour is free.
The fee for the tasting tour is $16.00. The Association will offset the fee by $4.00. Cost to each participant will be $12.00.
Tour fees will be paid as part of the reunion registration process.
Jack Daniel’s Distillery is an outdoors walking tour. Those with mobility issues should consider other activities for Saturday afternoon.
Nashville, known as the Country Music Capital of the World, is a major destination offering lots of interesting attractions and places of interest.
For general information check out: http://www.visitmusiccity.com/
Here are some places you might consider visiting or spending time at:
Grand Ole Opry http://www.opry.com/
Ryman Auditorium http://ryman.com/
Water park for children and families https://www.nashvilleshores.com/
Huge shopping mall next to the grand Ole Opry House and Opryland hotel http://www.simon.com/mall/opry-mills/stores (Free shuttle to and from provided by the Holiday Inn)
Museum in downtown – The Frist Center http://fristcenter.org/
(Shuttle to downtown provided by the hotel for only $10 per ride)
Country Music Hall of Fame http://countrymusichalloffame.org/
Home of President Andrew Jackson – The Hermitage http://thehermitage.com
“World famous” Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge http://www.tootsies.net/
The Bluebird Café http://bluebirdcafe.com/
Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) http://www.tpac.org/
Concert hall and home to the Nashville Symphony the Schermerhorn https://www.nashvillesymphony.org/about/Schermerhorn-Symphony-Center
Lane Motor Museum
The Corvette Museum and factory (about 45 minutes away)
Fort Campbell Army Base – Home to 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles
Fort Knox – Home to the nation’s gold repository and about an hour away
Local winery owned by country music singer Kix Brooks – Arrington Vineyards (about 30 minutes)
Belle Meade Mansion – Southern plantation home and home to the thoroughbreds that started steeplechase racing in America http://bellemeadeplantation.com/
U.S. Space and Rocket Center Huntsville, AL – about two hours away http://rocketcenter.com/
Ascend Amphitheater in downtown on the river banks, entertainment most nights.
The Gulch – new and vibrant area on the edge of the downtown area filled with music venues and restaurants
If you have any Questions or Suggestions on the Reunion Plans
President, USS Sterett Association
Reunion Coordinator, USS Sterett Association