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12 February 2021

Dolly’s Imagination Library Program

By | 2021-08-24T13:56:48+00:00 February 12th, 2021|Community|0 Comments

For 25 years, Dolly Parton has been called The Book Lady because of her free program that mails books to children. It started in Sevier County, Tennessee (Dolly's childhood stomping ground), and then grew throughout the state. Next, it expanded throughout the country. Now, children around the world receive monthly Imagination Library books! Watch [...]

11 January 2021

Best Place to Find Dolly Merch at Dollywood

By | 2021-08-25T12:27:56+00:00 January 11th, 2021|Lodging, Shopping|0 Comments

*Editor's Note: All pictured merchandise available when blog was written Jan. 11, 2021. One of my favorite things to do at Dollywood is shop, but did you know Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa has a great shopping option as well? Pokeberry Lane is open all year just like the resort. Not only does it [...]

10 August 2020

The Story Behind Red’s Drive-In

By | 2021-04-05T16:05:57+00:00 August 10th, 2020|Dining|0 Comments

Red’s Drive-In has been a Dollywood fan-favorite since it opened with Jukebox Junction in 1995. The menu boasts thick, frosty shakes and the best burgers in town. Apart from being a well-themed eatery (with great food!), this spot serves as a nod to some Dolly Parton history. In 1946—the year Dolly was born—a man [...]

18 May 2020

Virtual Walk-Through: Chasing Rainbows Museum

By | 2020-05-18T07:33:00+00:00 May 18th, 2020|Attractions|0 Comments

Whether you’re a Dolly Parton fan, a dreamer, or you just love cheering for the unlikely hero, Chasing Rainbows Museum is an attraction you need to see. Dolly and her team created this museum to tell the story of her life and career. It features interactive elements and behind-the-scenes collections and keepsakes—from her humble [...]

3 July 2019

Dolly Answers as Kids Ask Tough Questions

By | 2019-07-03T18:53:43+00:00 July 3rd, 2019|Community|0 Comments

Working at Dollywood has a lot of perks. One of the most obvious highs is working with a legend. Here’s the understatement of the year: Dolly Parton is a dynamically-talented woman whose legacy is going to live a long, long time. But what I love about her the most is the way she loves [...]

3 April 2019

Pirates and Buffaloes and Cloggers – Oh My!

By | 2021-08-24T14:17:11+00:00 April 3rd, 2019|Area Entertainment|0 Comments

When it’s time to try to figure out things to do this summer or what to do for an evening out, it usually comes down to this question: dinner or a show of some kind? As luck would have it, the best answer to this question when I can spend a night in Pigeon [...]

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