Schneider and Wopat’s appearance is part of a benefit to raise money for the American Red Cross Southeastern Kentucky Chapter, which provides disaster relief and other services to those in Knox, Whitley, Laurel, Bell and Clay counties. The pair will be signing autographs and giving photography sessions in exchange for donations to the Red Cross.
Rick Hurst, who portrayed “Deputy Cletus Hogg,” will also be appearing all four days of the festival, Sept. 24-27, to help raise money for the Christmas program of the Harlan County Sheriff Chaplain Corps.
Corbin’s own Chris McQueen will provide his replica “General Lee” Dodge Charger and other Hazzard County vehicles for the festival for photos.
For more on “The Dukes of Hazzard” appearance, contact the Southeastern Kentucky Chapter of the American Red Cross at 606-878-6333.
-UPDATED 10/4/2009 Photos of this event can be found on the Chicken Festival Facebook Fan Page.