Monday, December 9 2013 10:11 AM EST2013-12-09 15:11:44 GMT
The North Carolina Highway Patrol is says a section of US 321 has been shut down after a wreck involving an overturned truck. Troopers say the southbound section has been shutdown just prior to NC10 nearMore >>
The North Carolina Highway Patrol is says a section of US 321 has been shut down after a wreck involving an overturned truck.More >>
Sunday, December 8 2013 2:04 PM EST2013-12-08 19:04:54 GMT
"Can't rule it out," says WBTV Meteorologist Ashley Batey. "The front we expect to move through late Friday into the early morning Saturday will bring in a blast of cold, arctic air. Behind that front,More >>
Warnings and advisories remain in effect Sunday morning as the threat of freezing rain and ice continues for many counties in the WBTV viewing area.More >>
WBTV First Night Charlotte is just around the corner!
And that means it's time to start buying wristbands. If you buy them in advance, you don't have to worry about lines at First Night.
Whether it's early or day-of, make sure you get your wristband "ticket" to Uptown Charlotte's cultural event of the year.
First Night is an alcohol-free community celebration now celebrated in more than 200 cities worldwide.
First Night wristbands for adults and children are on sale now at the Visitor Information Center at the corner of S. Tryon and MLK Junior Boulevard.
The Visitor's Center hours are as follows:
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
New Year's Eve 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
For more information about pre-sale wristbands, call the Charlotte Visitor Information Center at (800) 231-4636
Adult wristbands are $10, wristbands for children ages 5-12 are $5 with a banded adult, and children age 4 or younger are FREE with a banded adult.
If you would rather wait to purchase wristbands until the day of First Night Charlotte, you can buy your wristbands on the event site starting at 11am on New Year's Eve.
Wristband tents will be located on the upper tier of The Green, by NASCAR Hall of Fame next to the WBT Holiday on Ice Rink, the Outdoor Terrace at the Charlotte Convention Center and the Wells Fargo Atrium outside the front doors.
Wristbands are available at on-site stands from 11am-4:00pm and 6-10:00pm.