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Richmond K. Turner Reunion
2024 Reunion
Nashville TN

October 31 - November 3 2024

USS Richmond K. Turner - Reunion #11

Marriott Inn At Opryland
The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel
2401 Music Valley Drive
Nashville, TN  37214
2401 Music Valley Drive

Hotel Quick Facts:

Room Rates:
     Exterior Guest Room - $139.00
     Atrium Guest Room  -  $149.00

Directly across from Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

303 beautiful guestrooms with in-room coffeemakers, hairdryers, irons, and ironing boards

Opry Backstage Grill, located inside the hotel serves Southern favorites with an Opry flair for lunch and dinner & features singing servers.

General Jackson Showboat.  The world’s grandest showboat, cruises year-round on Nashville’s scenic Cumberland River

Grand Ole Opry, is a uniquely American experience featuring new stars, superstars, and legends
Indoor pool, whirlpool, and fitness room

Shuttle service is available to and from the Airport and Gaylord Opryland Resort & Attractions

Same day laundry and dry cleaning

Complimentary wireless internet

Free Parking
Click here to make your reservation

Eric Miller

[email protected]

cell 610-442-0709

Activities while in Nashville

Wednesday Afternoon - October 30

Opry Backstage Tour - A private USS Richmond K. Turner group tour - 1:00 PM

Get up close to where the legends, stars, and country music make history every week live on the Opry. Explore American country and let us show you around the house with a guided backstage tour. Kick things off with Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood in our immersive theater experience, then hang out backstage, get insider stories, stand in the famous circle on stage, see where the show is broadcast on Circle TV and WSM Radio, and so much more!
Thursday Afternoon - October 31

Opry Backstage Tour - A private USS Richmond K. Turner group tour - 1:00 PM

Thursday Evening - October 31 - Time TBD

Meet and Greet in Hospitality Room - Complimentary Beer, Wine, Soda, and Light Snacks

Everyone is requested to attend! A wonderful opportunity to catch up with old Shipmates and Friends. Be sure to bring along any type of memorabilia that you have from your days on the USS Richmond K. Turner, to share with your fellow attendees. There are always tables filled with treasured memories for everyone to enjoy!

Thursday Evening - October 31

Opry Country Classics - Grand Ole Opry - 6:30 PM - Highly Recommended

Be part of the show series that celebrates the classic songs that made you fall in love with country music. Contemporary artists join country legends in performing timeless favorites by the likes of Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Alan Jackson, and more. This is where celebrity hosts, spotlight artists and classic country fans come together to celebrate the songs that made Nashville "Music City"

Friday Morning/Afternoon - November 1

General Jackson Showboat Midday Cruise - 11:15 AM - 2:00 PM - Highly Recommended

If you're looking for Tennessee Legends, look no further than the world-famous General Jackson Showboat. Spend an afternoon on board with us where you can sample the many styles of music that made Tennessee famous.

Friday Afternoon - November 1

Shuttle Bus to Downtown Nashville throughout the day! 12:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Restaurants, Bars, Live Bands, Museums, Theaters, City Tours

As the home of country music, Downtown Nashville is a place of significant musical history. Here, you can visit one of the city's famous honky tonks and dance late into the night, or eat at its wide selection of restaurants and street food joints. Learn more about the area's history at museums like the Tennessee State Museum and the Country Music Hall of Fame, or join a bus or walking tour to see the city's main sights through the steps of famous stars.

Saturday Morning - November 2

Ship's meeting - All former crew members (Must be Association Member)

Chinese/Silent Auction

Saturday Afternoon - November 2

Explore Nashville on your own, at your own pace

Creativity is the heart and soul of Music City, and there's never a shortage of inspiring things to do. From new sounds that fill our speakers to old songs that fill our hearts, Nashville has the musical attractions to honor both past and present. Even Nashville's creative community spills out into an art scene filled with art galleries, theaters, and performance stages. Step back in time to learn about Nashville's history or explore a Nashville museum to discover artifacts, memorabilia, and more. From tours, music, and the arts to food, sports and shopping, there is an "only in Nashville" experience waiting for you.