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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer returns to Dollywood for Christmas

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer returns to Dollywood for Christmas

Entertainment, Local News November 17, 2015 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

Final season for Dollywood’s “A Christmas Carol” By Wes Ramey Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer leads Santa’s sleigh back to Pigeon Forge for Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana (Nov. 7–Jan. 3). Rudolph and his special friends enjoyed visiting Dollywood guests so much last year that they’ve decided to packRead More

Dolly Parton, Peter Greenberg create Tennessee documentary

Dolly Parton, Peter Greenberg create Tennessee documentary

Entertainment, Local News November 10, 2015 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

By Cindy Dupree Internationally-known travel journalist Peter Greenberg recently spent two days touring Tennessee with entertainment legend and native Tennessean Dolly Parton for the Brand USA travel celebrity series. The two-day whirlwind tour included visits to Nashville and the Smoky Mountains with stops at Ryman Auditorium, Country Music Hall ofRead More

Kenny Rogers raises $60,000 for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Kenny Rogers raises $60,000 for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Entertainment, Local News October 6, 2015 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

By Kirt Webster Dolly Parton’s long time friend and duet partner Kenny Rogers returned to Pigeon Forge and Dollywood to help raise money and awareness for her Imagination Library, a book gifting program for kids from birth to age five. Just days after announcing his retirement on the Today show,Read More

The Band Perry added to Dollywood’s Showcase of Stars

The Band Perry added to Dollywood’s Showcase of Stars

Entertainment, Local News August 25, 2015 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

By Wes Ramey Dollywood hosts The Band Perry in concert as part of the Showcase of Stars on Saturday, Sept. 19th and  the show will benefit Imagination Library. One of the most dynamic acts in music today, the sibling trio proved to be a powerful new force when they deliveredRead More

Dolly Parton’s “Coat of Many Colors” will air in December

Dolly Parton’s “Coat of Many Colors” will air in December

Entertainment, Local News August 25, 2015 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

NBC’s holiday film based on iconic country singer’s remarkable upbringing in rural Tennessee By Kirt Webster NBC has announced that its upcoming holiday film “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” will air Thursday, Dec. 10 from 9–11 p.m. (EST). “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” is based on the inspiring,Read More

Dolly Parton raises over $500,000 for Imagination Library

Dolly Parton raises over $500,000 for Imagination Library

Entertainment, Local News August 18, 2015 at 10:48 pm 0 comments

By Kirt Webster Dolly Parton returned home to sing and help raise money for the Imagination Library and to visit her new resort. Although her concert performances were billed Dolly: Pure & Simple, in simple Dolly fashion she shined brighter than the stars in the sky. The four sold-out shows,Read More

Dollywood adds world’s fastest wooden roller coaster for 2016

Dollywood adds world’s fastest wooden roller coaster for 2016

Entertainment, Local News August 14, 2015 at 2:50 am 0 comments

$22 million Lightning Rod is world’s fastest, first launching wood coaster By Wes Ramey Dollywood announced the addition of Lightning Rod, both the world’s fastest wooden roller coaster and the world’s first launching wood coaster. Set to roll to the starting line in March 2016, Lightning Rod adds another groundbreakingRead More

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort welcomes first guests

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort welcomes first guests

Local News August 6, 2015 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

By Wes Ramey The Dollywood Company’s most anticipated project to date, Dollywood’s DreamMore ResortTM, opened its doors Monday creating a new chapter in the famed company’s 30-year history. Fittingly, Dolly Parton’s dream of adding a resort to the fun and excitement of her Smoky Mountain theme park comes true duringRead More

Movie role for young Dolly Parton announced

Movie role for young Dolly Parton announced

Entertainment, Local News July 21, 2015 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

By Kirt Webster Dolly Parton, the singing superstar, had a thrilling surprise for the young actress, Alyvia Lind, personally giving her the news that she will play Dolly as a child in the upcoming original movie “Coat of Many Colors,” named after Parton’s song that will be based on herRead More

Dolly Parton acquires Lumberjack Feud

Dolly Parton acquires Lumberjack Feud

Entertainment, Local News June 16, 2015 at 2:47 pm 0 comments

PIGEON FORGE (press release)—There is one definite about Dolly Parton; the lady isn’t satisfied with the status quo and she won’t stand still. Not comfortable with being one of the hottest singers/songwriters in the music industry, she bought her own amusement park, Dollywood. Then she went for an overly largeRead More