Opry Returns to Ryman

The Grand Ole Opry will spend the winter in downtown Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium, where it was broadcast from 1943 to 1974. Its first weekend performance there will be Oct. 31. Country stars booked in November include Sara Evans, Buddy Jewell, LeAnn Rimes, Ralph Stanley and Darryl Worley, among others. The Opry returns to the Grand Ole Opry House on March 5, 2004. 10/20/03