A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT continues in the Smokies. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 4 p.m., due to continued snowfall, with 1 - 3" possible. This also applies to farther Northeastern Tennessee, so I-40 at the NC line and I-81 into the Tri-Cities can have hazard road conditions at times. The Plateau and Southeastern Kentucky have on and off snow showers.
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.