For 25 years, a group of local people have taken over the stage in the South Shore School. They have transported audiences back to the good old days of Hee Haw.
One of the event organizers, Becky Campbell, said, “The faces of the characters have changed, but the show is still full of Kornfield humor.”
This year’s Hee Haw and More Variety Show is scheduled for Saturday, April 1 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 2 at 2 p.m.
Tickets will be sold at the door. $10 for adults, $5 for children in grades 5-12, or a family pack for $25. Children in grades four and younger are free.
Skits returning for this year’s show include The Cowboys, Lulu’s Truck Stop, Vern & Ida Mae and Minnie’s Schoolroom. Ed & Wendy Cline will be returning as Ole & Lena. Glenn, Corrine, Kevin and Alex Elmore will also return for this year’s show. The Elmore family has been involved in every Hee Haw show for the past 25 years.
New, never before seen, skits will also be incorporated with a few musical numbers as well. Also making their first Hee Haw appearance will be the Milltones.
“The musical talent is toe tapping great,” Becky stated. “If you like good old-fashioned humor and music, please plan to attend.”
Everyone involved with the show volunteers their time and talent, be it on or off the stage. Hee Haw was started in the early 1990s as a fundraiser by the Punished Woman’s Lake Association to help raise money for the dredging of the lake.
Several years ago after the closing of the school, the South Shore Development Corporation took over operations of the school and have used the funds raised to help cover repairs and upkeep costs.
For questions or more information about the Hee Haw and More Variety Show , please contact Becky at 605-880-4853.