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Murder Mystery Dinner provides entertainment, raises funds for Woman’s Forum

Murder Mystery Dinner provides entertainment, raises funds for Woman’s Forum
October 24
04:50 2022

The Breckenridge Woman’s Forum had a packed house for the Murder Mystery Dinner fundraiser — “Lights, Camera, Murder!” — held on Oct. 13.

The Albany Mainstreet Playhouse cast interacted with ticket holders during the cocktail hour and silent auction review. Before the meal was served,  officers from Breckenridge Police Department burst into the room and announced that there had been a murder in the parking lot and the building was on “lock-down” until the killer was found. But, it was all part of the show.

While enjoying a their meal, the attendees, sitting at tables labeled as famous murder mystery movies, took notes and listed clues they’d picked up on, guessing who they thought committed the murder and why. The guests found the responses to be hilarious, and the winners were those sitting at the “Charade” table.

Door prizes were awarded throughout the evening, and the night ended with the announcement of the silent auction winners. Pictures below are from the night of the event and include some of the guests, the cast interaction with the guests, the police lock-down and the winning table. Elle Jackson was the photographer for the event.

As part of the Murder Mystery Dinner, the police department announced to the crowd that a murder had happened in the parking lot and the building was on lock-down. The cast of the Albany Mainstreet Playhouse interacted with the guests in portraying the suspects. (Photo by Elle Jackson)

Above and top photo, lots of finger-pointing went on among the suspects in the Murder Mystery Dinner program at the Woman’s Forum fundraiser. (Photos by Elle Jackson)

There was a packed house for the fundraiser Murder Mystery Dinner and silent auction. (Photo by Elle Jackson)

Guests, including Lynda Justus, Tammy Satterwhite and Wayne Justus, had a chance to pose for pictures with a variety of movie-themed props during the event at the Woman’s Forum. (Photo by Elle Jackson)

The “Charade” table solved the murder mystery. Pictured, from left, are Erika Escalante, Jaclyn Morehart, Amanda Griffith, Josh Griffith, Kelsey Cornwall, Jordan Judkins and Jessica Bishop. (Photo by Elle Jackson)

Breckenridge Junior Forum members were the servers for the event. Pictured, from left, are Charlie Salazar, Hannah Bounds, Cali Griffin, Kalliegh Crandell, Junior Forum Sponsor Shannon Roberts, Emma Griffith and Sara Kate Griffith. (Photo by Elle Jackson)

 

Mary Quinn Griffin supplied the information for this article.

 


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