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For 10 weeks straight, everyone had the chance to say "Goodnight with Dolly"! Our Smoky Mountain hometown hero spent time every Thursday night reading bedtime stories for children. The program, called “Goodnight with Dolly,” was a 10-week video series on behalf of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. We have all the details on the series and the episodes for you to rewatch!

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.

We’ve got some exciting news for Dolly Parton fans! Our Smoky Mountain hometown hero's very own series has hit Netflix! Each of Dolly’s Netflix movies are based on one of her hit songs in an 8-part movie series called Heartstrings. In addition to providing inspiration with her music, Dolly also appears in select episodes of the new anthology show. The first season of Dolly’s series premiered on Nov. 22!

On November 12, an exclusive Dolly Parton TV special aired on ABC! Did you get the chance to watch? This TV event featured Dolly like you’ve never seen before, with the country superstar opening up about everything from the struggles in her past to her success today. If you weren’t able to watch, you’re in luck. We have the trailer from “Dolly Parton: Here She Comes Again!” and some highlights of what she talked about!

Calling all Dolly Parton fans! Our Smoky Mountain hometown hero is the center of a new podcast! Premiering Tuesday, Oct. 15, “Dolly Parton’s America” will be a 9-part series that tackles a range of topics. We’ve got all the details on the new Dolly Parton podcast and more things you can expect from the country music legend in the coming months.

It’s no secret that Dolly Parton has left her mark in the Smoky Mountains. Our hometown hero has brought exciting attractions to the area that all have a little Dolly Parton magic in them. When you visit the Smokies, don’t miss the chance to enjoy the fun that these attractions provide! To help prepare for your trip, check out our guide to 3 of the best Dolly Parton attractions in Pigeon Forge:

The 2019 Grammy Awards had a lot in store for our Smoky Mountain hometown hero! Not only was Dolly Parton honored as this year’s MusiCares Person of the Year on Feb. 8, but she was also celebrated in an all-star tribute during the Grammys on Feb. 10. We’ve got all the details on the Dolly Parton tribute and everything the Grammys have done to celebrate the country music superstar.

Our Smoky Mountain hometown hero is the first country-music artist to be named the MusiCares Person of the Year! On February 8, Dolly Parton will be honored at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute. The event will include performances from popular artists, as well as Parton herself. We’ve got all the details on the MusiCares honor and the tribute itself:

Our favorite Smoky Mountain singer has lots of fresh music on the way! Dolly Parton will release a new album on November 30, 2018 made up of songs appearing in the upcoming movie Dumplin’. For the Dumplin’ soundtrack, Dolly teamed up with some of the biggest names in music, including Miranda Lambert, Sia, Macy Gray, Alison Krauss, Mavis Staples, Elle King, and Rhonda Vincent. Read on to learn everything we know about the new movie and Dolly’s new music.

Dolly Parton is making a TV series, and she needs your help! Set to premiere on Netflix in February of 2019, “Dolly Parton’s Theater” is a brand new anthology series where each episode will be inspired by a different Parton-penned song. The show will start taping a World War II-themed episode in September, and the producers are on the hunt for extras to appear in a number of scenes.

She’s captured all of our hearts and filled our ears with her amazing country music — but how much do you know about our Smoky Mountain hometown hero? Visit My Smokies has dug deep to find some fun facts about Dolly Parton that only the most dedicated fan would know! Check out these 8 interesting facts about the country music legend that you might not know: