KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Christmas is just over a week away, so check out these holiday events this weekend at Find Your Fun!
Friday, December 16:
On Friday, the city of Loudon is hosting Christmas in the Park. It’s from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at Loudon Municipal Park. There will be food trucks, rides, games and fun for the whole family. Children can visit Santa and Mrs. Claus to see some light displays.
This Friday and Saturday, Cruze Farms is hosting Christmas in Cruz. Christmas movies will be shown on the big screen in the parking lot of the Cruze Farm Pizza Barn and Ice Cream House. It starts at 19:00 and this week is the movie Polar Express. Best of all, it’s free!
December 17, Saturday:
You can also get into the holiday spirit with a half marathon or 5K run on Saturday. The Rock’in Santa Half Marathon and Sunshine 5K will begin at 9 a.m. at Victor Ashe Park. The run benefits ambassadors of the sun, enriching the lives of people with disabilities through dance. Along the route, Christmas Rock-n-Roll music will be played.
This weekend you have the opportunity to honor those who have served our country. The annual Wreaths Across America event is Saturday at noon. You can volunteer at any veterans cemetery in East Tennessee and help place wreaths on hundreds of veteran headstones. There are several cemeteries in Knoxville where you and your family can volunteer. The Old East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery is off Lyons View Pike, the Knoxville National Cemetery off Tyson Street and the New East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery off East John Sevier Highway. You can click here for a complete list of participating cemeteries throughout East Tennessee.
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