Dolly Parton will play two sold out shows at the Grand Ole Opry on October 12th in commemoration of her 50th anniversary as an Opry member. And in celebration of Dolly’s golden Opry anniversary, the Opry House will host an exclusive exhibit that features 24 wardrobe pieces Parton wore on stage at the Opry House and Ryman Auditorium over the last 50 years.
Dubbed “Dolly: My Opry Memories,” the exhibit will run September 3rd – October 31st. The dresses on display in the Opry House’s historic Studio A will include the dress Parton wore on the evening of her Opry induction in 1969, the gown worn to perform a duet with Vince Gill on “I Will Always Love You” in 1995 and the outfit she wore to surprise Reba McEntire during McEntire’s 40th Opry celebration. The exhibit will also include videos of Parton sharing some of her treasured Opry memories as well as performance clips that span the last five decades.
Packages and tickets will go on sale 10 a.m. Wednesday at www.opry.com, which also lists available tour times.