LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop later tonight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge. Look for 1 to 3" of snow for the Smokies by morning.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Dollywood is opening its gates tonight to give runners and walkers a unique holiday experience.
It's the "Light the Way 5K." the course winds in and around the 150-acre theme park's Smoky Mountain Christmas festival which features 4 million lights.
Registration runs from 9:30 to 10:30 Friday night and the race starts at 11 p.m.
Everything kicks off from the front gates at Dollywood.
The Light the Way 5K benefits Share It Forward, a non-profit charity established for the purpose of raising funds to help The Dollywood Company Hosts and their immediate families in times of need.