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Convention Center to host fourth Murder Mystery Dinner with ’50s theme Friday

January 17, 2021 | 12:06 am

Updated January 16, 2021 | 5:59 pm

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The fourth installment of Murder Mystery Dinner is coming to the Owensboro Convention Center on Friday. The event — “A Dance with Death” — will follow safety guidelines including mask and distancing requirements.

When a death on the dance floor makes a 1950s prom party night go foul, it’s up to the guests to gather information about the crime and reveal the culprit. 

“Our Murder Mystery Dinners are a great way for people to have a fun, entertaining night while still following COVID-19 policies and protocols,” said Laura Alexander, General Manager with Spectra, the providers of Venue Management to the Convention. “We successfully hosted one back in September that was a huge hit and immediately started planning for the next one. The actors really engage the audience and bring them into the storyline.”
 
A ’50s-themed dinner will include chicken pot pie, pot roast, roasted red potatoes, broccoli and cheddar cheese casserole, lemon cake, and banana pudding with caramel sauce. For guests 21 and over, a cash bar will feature specialty drinks.
 
Doors open at 6 p.m. for cocktail hour. Dinner will start at 6:30 p.m., followed by the murder mystery.
 
 Due to COVID-19 policies, no more than six people will be allowed to sit at a 66” banquet table and all parties will be spaced apart to allow for proper social distancing. All drinks and food will be served individually. 

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Performers and audience participants must wear masks and maintain a 6-foot distance. At this time, guests are also required to wear masks except when sitting down while eating or drinking at their table. 

For seating questions, email sales.owensborocenter@spectraxp.com.
 
Tickets for the Murder Mystery Dinner are $69 per person or $120 for two and may be purchased online at OwensboroTickets.com, at the Convention Center Box Office, or by phone at 270-297-9932. Additional processing fees apply to all ticket sales. Reservations must be made to attend.

January 17, 2021 | 12:06 am

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