Opportune October!


Opportune October is right!  Now is the time to get things done & enjoy ALL that is around us ~ especially here in Branson, MO!  I LOVE Autumn most of all & there’s so much going on!  I’m celebrating my 40th year as a performer & I realize how fortunate I am to do what I do!

40th anniversary

I’ve never been busier or happier!  I don’t ever want to say the “R” word & I won’t slow down until I hit 100 years of age!  that’s when I will have my 80th Anniversary Show ~ Aug. 31st, 2059!

80th anniversary

You can find me at my many jobs;

1 ~ Silver Dollar City

~ This is my 40th season with them & right now, Oct. I play 5-6 characters a day Wed. – Sun.!  ‘Alexander Osterman the clock-maker/time traveler! Colonel Paisley Alowishus Parnell the banker, Ichabod ‘Icky’ the scarecrow, Mr. M. Balmer the undertaker, Doc Horacio Harris the inventor of the Wildfire roller-coaster, & sometimes the Warden of the Flooded Mine, WP Warburton!                                                         IMG_6762

Alexander Osterman - clock-maker ~ time traveler!

Alexander Osterman – clock-maker ~ time traveler!

'W.P. Warburton' - SDC's warden at his office

‘W.P. Warburton’ – SDC’s warden at his office

'Mr. M. Balmer' SDC's undertaker

‘Mr. M. Balmer’ SDC’s undertaker

'Doc Harris' - genius!

‘Doc Harris’ – genius!

Colonel Paisley Parnell

Colonel Paisley Parnell

As 'Icky' the scarecrow with fiddle maker Violet Hensley

As ‘Icky’ the scarecrow with fiddle maker Violet Hensley

Right now we are celebrating out newest festival ~ ‘Pumpkin Nights’!  Silver-Dollar-City-Festivals-Harvest-1366pxX520px

2 ~ CJ Newsom’s Classic Country & Comedy Show

This is my 4th year to be the comedian in CJ Newsom’s Classic Country & Comedy Show ~ Every Sun., Tues., & Wed. night at 7:30 PM in the Americana Theatre!                                                                                                                        44969673_10212399311476142_2148839354426982400_n

3 ~ Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama

For 20 years I’ve been in the Shepherd of the Hills play & this is the last month to enjoy this Ozark original outdoor drama!  I play ‘Ollie’ the city-slicker who enters in a 1907 DeWitt automobile!  The show is every Tues. & Thurs. at 7:30 PM.  Oct. 17th is the last show of the 2019 season.  IMG_20181101_165613 Shepherd_Logo

4 ~ Big Cedar Lodge

This is my 13th season to write, cast, direct, & produce shows for Big Cedar Lodge!  I host many of their special events like “The Not-So-Newlywed Game”, ALL their 5-K runs, every major holiday spectaculars, etc… You can find me there EVERY Thurs. & Fri. evening at 5:30 hosting a wagon ride with my buddy Jack! We’ll take you on a story-filled adventure through the property!                                                                                     IMG_20181006_155246563_HDR IMG_20181006_160004 IMG_20180918_082350

5 ~ The Muscular Dystrophy Association

For 13 years I’ve had the honor of being a part of the MDA ~ Muscular Dystrophy organization as ‘Barney Fife’ for their fund-raisers!  We’ll have a MDA Muscle Walk on Sat., Oct. 12th!  Be there!    


Joy & 'Barney' at the MDA 'Lock-Up'

Joy & ‘Barney’ at the MDA ‘Lock-Up’

6 ~ Book me!  

Yes, I make many personal appearances throughout the year!  You can have 1 or more of my characters at your company party, conventions, fund-raisers, etc…




Stay tuned for more up-dates & appearances!  Have a GREAT fall & come to Branson & the Ozarks for the breath-taking foliage!                                                                                                                                                  


Terry ‘Homer Lee’ Sanders 

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