March has marched in… with a VIRUS!


March has marched in… with a VIRUS!

It still seems like it should be December!  LOL!  The 2020 Branson, MO season was about to open up & everyone was getting ready & excited about it!  But…


Everything here in Branson except for the essential businesses are closed until perhaps May!  We pray for the world & all those so deeply affected.  

We open Silver Dollar City up in May ~ Our 60th Anniversary with BIG plans to celebrate that ALL year long!  I’ll be there… ALL season long in my 41st year!  Of course, you know me, “Branson’s busiest comedian…” I’ll be everywhere!

Terry's 2017 charatcters

Silver Dollar City!

We open in May & I will be there to celebrate our 60th Anniversary!  Go to for ALL their BIG plans & offers for you to enjoy!  I’ll be playing 4-5 characters a day!  We have a NEW ride for 2020… 






'Mr. M. Balmer' SDC's undertaker

‘Mr. M. Balmer’ SDC’s undertaker

Alexander Osterman - clock-maker ~ time traveler!

Alexander Osterman – clock-maker ~ time traveler!

'Doc Harris' - genius!

‘Doc Harris’ – genius!

CJ Newson’s Classic Country & Comedy Show!

This is my 4th season to be the house comedian for CJ Newson’s Classic Country & Comedy show at the Americana Theatre here in Branson, MO.!   If you like CLASSIC COUNTRY music, you will LOVE this fast paced action/comedy-filled production!  2020 we will have our show on Sun., Tues., & Thurs. nights at 8 PM starting in May!

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Big Cedar Lodge!

For the last 15 years I have done many shows, 1-man appearances, produced holiday extravaganzas for Big Cedar & this year is no exception!  Easter (Canceled), Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, thanksgiving, & Christmas I will have the honor of creating/hosting MAJOR productions!  Go to my Personal Appearances page to keep up with me here, there, everywhere!  

Big Cedar Lodge

Big Cedar Buck off

Big Cedar Buck off

Big Cedar Live Radio 'A Christmas Carol'

Big Cedar Live Radio ‘A Christmas Carol’


Shepherd of the Hills outdoor drama!

Our 2 sons & I have been involved with the Shepherd of the Hills outdoor Drama since 2002!  Our oldest son, Austin was cast as ‘Little Pete’ & I was cast as ‘Ollie’  Then Evan, our youngest son was also cast as ‘Little Pete’ so for a while we had Pete & Re-Pete!  I’ll be back as ‘Ollie’ & ‘Doc’ when they open Memorial Day Weekend! Evan will be there as ‘Ollie’ & other characters as well as doing the lights & sound!  Austin will be with us in spirit!


Me as 'Ollie' in the 2014 Shepherd of the Hills play

Me as ‘Ollie’ ~ Shepherd of the Hills play

'Doc' Caughlin

‘Doc’ Caughlin

Evan Sanders as 'Ollie'

Evan Sanders as ‘Ollie’

Austin Cole Sanders Dec. 7, 1990 Jan. 11, 2020

Austin Cole Sanders
Dec. 7, 1990
Jan. 11, 2020

MDA ~ the Muscular Dystrophy Association!

What an honor to be a part of this amazing organization helping those who apart of or under the umbrella of the MDA!  15 years with them as well!




The Baker Creek Seed Company!

15 years of having fun in Mansfield, MO playing many characters during that time at their monthly sided festivals!  This year they will have Robert Kennedy Jr. speaking at the MAY Festival!

The Baker Creek Seed Company offers so much!

The Baker Creek Seed Company offers so much!

Personal Appearances!  

Yes, you can book me for almost any occasion ~ providing my schedule allows it!  Let me know & I will do my best to be there for YOU!  I, or Barney Fife, or Joan Rivers, or Gma Beulah…  etc!

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It’s easy to see where I am by going to my page(s) Terry Wayne Sanders or Ada Mae!

I love Facebook!

I love Facebook!

Austin Cole Sanders Dec. 7, 1990 ~ Jan. 11, 2020

A very special, “Thank you!” from my wife Dede, our son Evan, myself & our entire family for your outpouring of love, compassion, & sympathy in the tragic loss of our oldest son Austin Cole Sanders.  He fell asleep while driving home on Sat., Jan. 11th, 2020 at 9:55 PM on south Hwy. 65 from Springfield, MO.  On Sat. Jan. 18th we held a true celebration of his life at the Clay Cooper Theatre that was attended by over 1,200 people!  We have peace in our hearts knowing where Austin is, but we just miss him so very, very much.  Peace be with you!

Austin Cole Sanders Dec. 7, 1990 ~ Jan. 11, 2020

Austin Cole Sanders
Dec. 7, 1990 ~ Jan. 11, 2020

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Thanks for checking in & keeping up with me & stay tuned for even more BIG news!


Terry ‘Homer Lee’ Sanders 


Fast & Furious February!


Fast & Furious February is HERE!  

Time stops for no-one & we are hanging on…  

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For the 2nd time, I toured with Spoken 4 Quartet on Carnival Cruise Line ‘Glory’  out of New Orleans to Jamaica, Grand Cayman Islands, & Cozumel, Mexico!  This was a gospel cruise & we had a blast from Jan. 26th, 2020 – Feb. 2nd, 2020!  Here’s Gma Beulah before & after the 7.7 earthquake that hit in the middle of the trip!


You can find me next in Hartshorne, OK. at the Liberty Theatre with the Liberty performers & CJ Newsom on Fri., Feb. 14th & 15th at 6:30 PM both nights for their annual Valentine’s Dinner & Show! 

To keep up with me, please check out my ‘2020 Personal Appearances‘ page for all my most up-dated places you can find me!  


The 28th of Feb. I’ll be back at Country  Living in Mtn. Grove, MO. my home town, for an appearance as ‘Joan Rivers’! 


After that March madness begins!  I’ll be back for my 41st season at Silver Dollar City as of March 17th as 4-5 characters a day as well as more personal appearances too!  Stay tuned for even more scoop on me & Branson, MO!


Terry ‘Homer Lee‘ Sanders



Peace be with you Austin!


Austin Cole Sanders


Dec. 7th, 1990 ~ Jan. 11th, 2020

On Sat., Jan. 11th, 2020, at 10:30 PM our oldest son, Austin Cole Sanders, died in a 1 car accident.  He fell asleep while driving home on S. Hwy. 65 between Springfield, MO. & Branson, MO..  Austin was 29 years old.


Austin was a true source of joy, the hardest working young man we’ve ever known multitasking 4 jobs, he was passionate about all aspects of life, but his true passion were his 2 fur babies ‘Krypto’ & ‘Danver’ & his music!  Austin also had 2 diverse bands, ‘Snake Fighter’ & ‘Venus of Willendorf’!

Sat., Jan. 18th, 2o2o we held a ‘Celebration of the Life of Austin’ at the Clay Cooper Theatre that was attended by over 1,200 friends, fans, & his loving family!


He is missed every day & we are trying our best to work our way through this new life/journey without him.  He leaves behind his amazing brother, Evan James Sanders, his mother Dede Sanders, & I, his father, plus all our family & a host of family-like friends, & ‘Krypto’ & ‘Danver’!

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We love you Austin, peace be with you!

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January 2020!


Happy New Year 2020!  


This year is starting off busier than ever before & that’s how life is & should be!  It makes you truly appreciate the slower times & trust me… I DO appreciate that, a lot!  I have up-dated my Personal Appearances Page 2020 so you can keep up with me!  I will be busy as always with my 6 plus jobs!

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“Bon Voyage”

I with be with Spoken 4, Faith’s Journey, & Jeff Stice Jan. 26th ~ Feb. 3rd on Carnival Cruise ‘Glory’ as we head to Montego Bay Jamaica, Grand Cayman Islands, & Cozumel!

Gospel Cruise with Homer Lee

Gospel Cruise with Homer Lee

You can find me in 2020 at many of my usual haunts…

Silver Dollar City!



This will be my 41st season to work/play at Silver Dollar City!  I’ll be playing 4-5 characters a day starting March 17th!  This will be their 60th Anniversary so be prepared for all sorts of offers & fun, including the new ride Mystic River Falls!

CJ Newsom’s Classic Country & Comedy Show!



2020 makes my 5th season to be the resident comedian at the Americana Theatre’s CJ Newsom’s Classic Country & Comedy Show! Our show opens the 1st week of April!

Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama!

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20 years I have been in the largest outdoor drama in America!  I play ‘Ollie’ & ‘Doc’, the show opens Labor Day weekend 2020!

Big Cedar Lodge!


I have had the honor of privilege of working at Big Cedar Lodge for 13 years!  I perform, produce, & write ALL of their shows ~ Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, & Christmas as well as the many activities that require some type of character… Richard Simmons, Joan Rivers, Deputy Barney Fife, etc…

The Muscular Dystrophy Association ~ MDA!


What a true joy to be associated with this organization! 13 years now I have done their ‘Lock-Ups’ & many special appearances for them!  Stay tuned for my work with them!  

More to come soon…

Merry Christmas!



Merry Christmas!