Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: March 17-20, 2016

 

Stars Set Sights on Tucson for 2016 High Chaparral Reunion and Nostalgia Festival

 

Since 2003, fans, stars and crew of this award-winning American western gather to celebrate High Chaparral, other classic TV shows and movies. Through celebrity discussion panels, one-on-one meetings, and personal connections made throughout the weekend, fans fulfill lifelong dreams of visiting the Chaparral ranch house and meeting their favorite stars.

 

 

Tucson, Arizona, November 5, 2015 - All roads lead to Tucson for the 2016 High Chaparral Reunion, taking place March 17-20, 2016 at Casino del Sol Resort and Old Tucson Studios.  
 
The High Chaparral Reunion brings together stars, stuntmen, cast members and others involved in the making of some of televisionís most beloved series and feature films, including the classic Western drama for which the festival is named. 
 
The High Chaparral was a highly acclaimed television series that helped put Tucson on the map.  Set in Tucson in the 1870s and airing on NBC from 1967 to 1971, the hit series was filmed in large part at Old Tucson and other outdoor settings around town. 
 
New this year, and due to popular demand, the 2016 festival is expanding beyond The High Chaparral series.  Stars from a variety of feature films and TV series will be in attendance, including:
 
Don Collier: Collier played Sam Butler, the tough but fair foreman of The High Chaparral ranch, throughout the entire series.  He appeared in movies with John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Dean Martin and Robert Mitchum, starred as Marshall Will Foreman in Outlaws, and is still remembered for his work as the Hubba-Bubba Gumfighter, along with a long list of TV, film, commercials and voiceovers.

 

Robert Fuller: Fuller is well known for his starring roles in Laramie, Wagon Train and Emergency!, which introduced paramedics to the world.  Fuller has hundreds of other movie and TV credits to his name.

 

BarBara Luna: Fans of the Star Trek franchise recognize Luna as the stunning Lt. Marlena Moreau from the original Star Trek television series episode Mirror, Mirror.  Along with TV and movies, she has had a very successful stage career which includes appearing on Broadway in West Side Story, A Chorus Line, South Pacific, and The King and I.   
 
Dan Haggerty: Best known known as Grizzly Adams in the title role of the 1974 Sunn Classic Pictures feature, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams and the NBC television series which ran from 1977 to 1978, Haggerty is still loved today  his portrayal of nature-loving James Capen "Grizzly" Adams.
 
Darby Hinton: First cast in commercials when he was six months old, Darby Hinton portrayed Israel Boone, a son of American pioneer Daniel Boone on the NBC adventure series Daniel Boone.
 
Rudy Ramos: Starring as Wind in The High Chaparral, Ramosí notable films include Helter-Skelter, The Enforcer, The Driver, Defiance, Beverly Hills Cop II, Quicksilver, Colors, and Open House.
 
Roberta Shore: Though never a Mouseketeer, Shore co-starred in several Walt Disney productions featuring the Mouseketeers, as French-speaking Franceska in The Shaggy Dog and as regular Betsy Garth on The Virginian
 
Registration is now open for fans to attend the reunion, which offers exciting opportunities to meet the stars and enjoy meals, panels, autograph sessions, tours, a silent auction and more. 
Admission starts at $30 per day. Visit http://thehighchaparralreunion.com for complete details.

 

About the High Chaparral Reunion:  Since 2003, fans, stars and crew of this award-winning American western gather to celebrate High Chaparral, other classic TV shows and movies.  Through celebrity discussion panels, one-on-one meetings, and personal connections made throughout the weekend, fans fulfill lifelong dreams of visiting the Chaparral ranch house and meeting their favorite stars.  The festival is produced by Penny McQueen,  A Penny for Your Thoughts Productions.

 
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Media wishing to interview the event promoter or a celebrity guest are asked to contact Penny McQueen at
penny.mcqueen@thehighchaparralreunion.com or 812-360-9660.

 

 

Don Collier


Robert Fuller as Jess Harper on Laramie

 

Dan Haggerty

 

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Penny McQueen

Email: penny.mcqueen@thehighchaparralreunion.com

Phone: (812) 360-9660

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

The High Chaparral Reunion

7233 N. State Road 43, Solsberry, Indiana, 47459

Web: http://thehighchaparralreunion.com

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: The High Chaparral Reunion and Nostalgia Festival

Event Date: March 17-20, 2016

Event Location: Casino Del Sol and Old Tucson Studios, Tucson, AZ

Admission: Starting At $30 Per Day

Web: http://thehighchaparralreunion.com

Contact: Penny McQueen, penny.mcqueen@thehighchaparralreunion.com, (812) 360-9660

Description: Since 2003, fans, stars and crew of this award-winning American western gather to celebrate High Chaparral, other classic TV shows and movies. Through celebrity discussion panels, one-on-one meetings, and personal connections made throughout the weekend, fans fulfill lifelong dreams of visiting the Chaparral ranch house and meeting their favorite stars. The High Chaparral Reunion brings together stars, stuntmen, cast members and others involved in the making of some of televisionís most beloved series and feature films, including the classic Western drama for which the festival is named. The High Chaparral was a highly acclaimed television series that helped put Tucson on the map.  Set in Tucson in the 1870s and airing on NBC from 1967 to 1971, the hit series was filmed in large part at Old Tucson and other outdoor settings around town. 

 


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