Hazzard County Heads To Texas

Aug 27, 2013, 12:00 ET from Hazzard Homecoming Texas Style

ENNIS, Texas, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, cast members from the famed Dukes of Hazzard TV show are gathering together for a reunion festival called Hazzard Homecoming Texas Style.  The two-day event will be held in Ennis, Texas, at the Galaxy Drive-In on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20.

Front and center are the stars, and Hazzard Homecoming Texas Style will feature personal appearances and autograph sessions with cast members including Catherine Bach (Daisy Duke), Tom Wopat (Luke), Ben Jones (Cooter), James Best (Rosco P. Coltrane), Sonny Shroyer (Enos) and Rick Hurst (Cletus).

In addition to the popular meet & greets, there will be a Hazzard County Car Show featuring General Lee cars, as well as Hazzard County cars similar to ones that appeared in the show. The festivities include two days of music, great food and family fun.

The movie feature of the weekend is the film "Return of the Killer Shrews," a sequel to the 1959 science fiction cult classic "The Killer Shrews." The original starred Best (Rosco).  Best wrote, directed, and stars in the sequel, which also features Dukes cast member John Schneider and Hurst.  There is a separate admission price for "Return of the Killer Shrews" and other movies that night. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for kids ages 4-11.  

The Dukes of Hazzard series, which originally aired 1979 through 1985, airs in syndication on various networks including CMT.  "Each generation that comes along falls in love with it," says Jones. "They never say 'The Dukes' was a great show. They always say 'The Dukes' is a great show."

Ticket prices for Hazzard Homecoming Texas Style are:
- $25 weekend pass
- $15 for one day
- $5 for one day kids 5 – 10 years
- $10 weekend pass for kids 5-10 years
- Kids 4 years and younger are free, as well as Seniors 65 & older  

Hazzard Homecoming Texas Style will be held at the Galaxy Drive-In located at 5301 North Interstate Highway 45, which is about half an hour south of Dallas, in Ennis, Texas, 75119.  For more information about the festival, email galaxydrivein@sbcglobal.net or visit them on FB at https://www.facebook.com/HazzardHomecomingTexasStyle.

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