MTAV 2020: Home Edition!

2020 MTAV-HOME EDITION EVENTS

Enjoy event recordings from our 27th annual More Than A Vacation event.

AUTHOR, EMILY WALLACE. talks about her new book
Emily Wallace, E&H ’04, is author of the book, Road Sides,and we got to talk with her!

Enjoy an interview with Emily!


THE CAROLINA KUDZU JELLY MAN
Darryl Wilson makes delicious jam…from KUDZU! Find Carolina Kudzu Crazy on Facebook.
Listen to him talk about the process!


THE WORLD FAMOUS DIP DOG STAND!

Visit with members of the Hall family who own and run The Dip Dog Stand.
Enjoy our visit!


CAMEL CRAZY
Christina Adams (E&H ’83) is author of a book about camel milk called Camel Crazy.
VIDEO LINK


LEARNING ABOUT ANTI-RACISM
-A Conversation with Jill and Ron Carson: Part I of the video (15 min) Part II of the video (9 min)
Here’s a bit more info on Ron Carson.
Here’s a little story about Jill Carson.
Here’s a story about the Appalachian Center for African American Culture.
-Video forwarded by Rosemary Gray, E&H ’68: Video
-Kelly Library list of resources for anti-racism: Link

SHOP THE E&H BOOKSTORE!
The coupon code has expired, but you might enjoy seeing what’s new at the bookstore!
VIDEO LINK HERE 


AUTHOR INTERVIEWS
This link goes to a series of interviews with well-known authors, including Silas House and Lee Smith! 
LINK HERE


HISTORIC MARKERS
Haven’t you always wondered how all those markers get installed? Enjoy a conversation with someone in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.
Enjoy the conversation with Jennifer Loux
Find a marker near you
Here are your highway marker pix


THE HISTORY OF MOUNTAIN DEW
Spenser Brenner from the Reece Museum at ETSU did a great job of telling this tale.
Enjoy the video!


TALKING ABOUT IMPORTANT U.S. ELECTIONS THROUGHOUT HISTORY
Dr. John Wells, President of Emory & Henry, talks about history and politics.
Enjoy the presentation and discussion!

 

BOHICKET APOTHECARY
Treva Randall from Bohicket Apothecary introduces us to the world of a soap-maker.
VIDEO LINK.


Shorts

Ever wonder why we collect souvenirs?(3 min)

A one-minute road trip to Whitetop Mountain. 

Paddling with Cicadas at Hungry Mother Park (2 minutes)

Road trip to Hidden Valley Lake (2 minutes) 

Road trip to Mt. Airy North Carolina! (7 min) 
Walkin’, Kickin’, Berry Pickin’ (2 min) 
Tumbling Creek Cider is up and running! (1 min)
Chondra Stewart’s Easy breezy quiche recipe! (6 min)
A short walk through the E&H campus (2 min)

 

Previously Recorded Events You Might Enjoy

 

Tennessee Hills Distillery
Enjoy an interview with Stephen (E&H ’11) and Jessica Curtis (E&H ’11) Callahan about how they suddenly ended up in the hand sanitizer business. Watch the VIDEO. 

SWVA Economy
Mary Trigiani talks about new ideas for growing the economy in SWVA.
Mary Trigiani Conversation

Ready to fly
Catch a conversation with Ashton Morrow Kang (E&H ’11) about Delta Airlines’ work during the pandemic.
VIDEO

Art and Viruses
Byron Breedlove (E&H ’75) is an editor for a publication called Emerging Infectious Diseases. Think he’s busy these days?
VIDEO