With mild temperatures projected in the 50s Saturday, the weather is conducive to a trip to Red Clay State Park in Cleveland, Tenn., where the fourth annual Trail of Lights Tour will be held early Saturday evening.
If You Go
What: Trail of Lights Tour.
When: 5-8 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Red Clay State Park, 1140 Red Clay Park Road, Cleveland, Tenn.
Admission: $3 adults, $1 children.
Ranger Erin Medley said about 200 luminarias will line park trails for self-guided tours by visitors. The ranger advised guests to dress warmly and bring a flashlight.
Part of the festivities will take place inside the park farmhouse, where storyteller Sylvia Idom and Cherokee flute player Jamie Russell will entertain guests. A bluegrass band will play Christmas carols in the Visitors Center.
All proceeds from the old-fashioned Christmas party will benefit Friends of Red Clay.
To get to the state park from Chattanooga, take I-75 to Exit 3-A (East Brainerd Road) and drive 8 miles east. Turn right onto London Lane, and go 2.3 miles. Continue traveling straight onto Keith Road for a half mile, turn left on Mount Vernon Road, traveling 4 miles. Turn left on Old Apison Road, and follow it 7 miles. Turn left on Red Clay Park Road, and travel 1.5 miles to the park.