Dolly Parton talks about building a Christmas Eve bonfire in this exclusive video shared by Taste of Country.
Growing up in the Great Smoky Mountains, Dolly and her brothers and sisters learned how to be resourceful. Dolly recalls one Christmas Eve when the Parton kids had a plan to send Santa Claus a message.
They decided to set a huge Christmas Eve bonfire so he could find their house. Dolly said,
“Well, it got to be Christmas Eve, it got to be getting dark so we set out to set our big bonfire so Santa could find us.”
Watch the Taste of Country Video Exclusive: Dolly Parton's Christmas Eve Bonfire to see her parents’ surprised reactions.
[su_youtube_advanced url="https://youtu.be/TaaSJayMCUg" width="800" controls="yes" rel="no" modestbranding="yes"]
Also, watch "Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors" starring Alyvia Alyn Lind, Jennifer Nettles, Ricky Schroder and Gerald McRaney. The new film airs on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 9/8c on NBC.