• Mary Ann

Graduate Nashville Hosts a Week of Birthday Festivities In Honor of Dolly Parton's 76th

On Dolly Parton's 76th birthday (Wednesday, January 19), the Graduate hotel will host a small birthday week kickoff event from 2-5PM with pop-ups hosted by:

  • Pandy Cotton Candy

  • The Tilly Goose

  • The Cookie Cart

  • + photographable moments under a balloon arch install by Rock Paper Scissors

On Saturday, January 22, to keep the week of Dolly fun going, guests of all ages can enjoy a family-friendly celebration fit for a country queen. Graduate Nashville is partnering with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to enjoy a live reading of the children’s book Sir Drake the Brave by author Joy Jordan-Lake, followed by a clay craft led by illustrator Susan Eaddy. Event activities will include:

  • Pandy Cotton Candy

  • crafts from The Tilly Goose

  • Local art from Joanna Dee

  • cookies from Frosted in Franklin

  • Clay crafts for kids

  • Chance to speak with Imagination Library team to learn how to enroll your lil' one

Tickets (can be purchased here) are $10 per family, which directly benefits the Imagination Library program. You can even add a clay craft activity for $5. The book reading will begin at 12 p.m. with the clay craft session following afterwards.

The Facebook event with full details on the Dolly Week celebrations can be found here.