Jimbo Whaley with The Dixie Stampede asked Russell to come and take part in a production of their Christmas show. It was a chance to show just how spectacular the show is. And for Russell to ride a camel.
The plan was for Russell to to be one of the wise men in the nativity scene. First, he had to get used to riding a camel. After a wobbly start, Russell managed to get the hang of things. Dressed in an amazing costume, he was almost unrecognizable to the audience until he was introduced at the end of the show.
The Dixie Stampede's Christmas Show runs through January 1, 2013. For tickets visit www.dixiestampede.com