Whether you’re a fan of country music or not, odds are you’ve heard of our local hero and international superstar, Dolly Parton. Recently, Tennessee Music Pathways honored Parton by unveiling a new marker near Parton’s famous bronze statue. Visitors and locals of the area can now come visit Parton’s statue, as well as learn a little bit more about the star’s legacy.
Dolly Parton is known for giving back to her local community, as well as the global community. She has launched several different kinds of charities, but one that is probably the dearest to her heart is the Imagination Library. This was one of the first charities Dolly started, and it has grown exponentially over the years. Keep reading to learn all about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library:
On May 12, 2021, Dolly Parton and Dollywood were featured on Good Morning America. Robin Roberts came to Dollywood to speak with Dolly and learn more about the theme park and charity work the country singer has done over her life. Keep reading to learn what Dolly Parton talked about on the show:
The Smokies aren’t only home to gorgeous mountains, rivers, and valleys, but they’re also home to country music superstar, Dolly Parton! The queen of Appalachia herself grew up in a tiny, 1-bedroom log cabin in Sevierville with her parents and 12 siblings. After leaving her mark on Sevierville forever, Dolly lovers from all over visit the Smokies every year to enjoy some of Dolly’s most popular attractions. Here are 5 things to do in the Smokies if you love Dolly Parton:
Dolly Parton has an ice cream flavor inspired by her! Jeni’s, an artisan ice cream shop based in Ohio, partnered with Dolly to create a special flavor that will benefit her charity, The Imagination Library. Keep reading to find out more about the ice cream and partnership:
Dolly Parton turns 75 today! This woman is a legend in Sevier County, as well as the rest of the world. To celebrate the icon, we have put together some facts about Dolly Parton. You may know a lot about her, but here are some things you may not know! Here are the top 7 facts about Dolly Parton to celebrate her birthday:
This year, celebrate your favorite season with your favorite Smoky Mountain hometown hero! Dolly Parton has so many ways for you to get in the holiday spirit. From Thanksgiving parade performances to Christmas music and movies, Dolly Parton fans are all set for a Dolly-filled holiday season! Learn about all the ways you can celebrate the holidays with Dolly Parton below:
We’re already counting down the days until the holiday season! Not only are we looking forward to the millions of twinkling lights, holiday shows and Christmas celebrations, but Dolly Parton is giving us a brand new Christmas movie to enjoy! We’re keeping you up to date with all the details on the new Dolly Parton Christmas movie coming to Netflix this holiday season.
Our favorite Smoky Mountain hometown hero was named one of USA Today’s “Women of the Century”! To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, USA Today made a list of 100 women who’ve made an impact on our lives throughout the past 100 years, and (unsurprisingly) Dolly Parton made the list. Dolly has had such a big impact on our lives and the beautiful Smoky Mountain area, and we’re glad she’s been recognized as one of the most prominent women over the last century! Learn more about her feature in USA Today:
Get ready to have a “Holly Dolly Christmas” this year! You’ll have no trouble getting into the holiday spirit this Christmas season because your favorite country music star is debuting a brand new Christmas album. We’ve got all the details on the Dolly Parton Christmas album and when you can expect to hear it!