Murder mystery dinner serves up fundraiser for Crafton Celebrates
It's Ted's birthday, and you're invited.
It's a big one, too. He's 50. His wife, Tiffany, is throwing him a surprise party. She's also invited Ted's ex-wife, Sandy, and senile father, George.
That's when things go south.
Members of the public can help solve this mystery Jan. 18 at a murder mystery dinner to benefit Crafton Celebrates.
“We're trying to find some new, creative ways to raise money,” said Pam Palchowski, chairperson of the Crafton Celebrates committee. “We wanted to make it fun and bring the community together.”
The murder mystery dinner, “It's My Party and I'll Die if I Want To,” will be held Saturday at the Crafton Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the buffet dinner starts at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $30 each or $50 for a couple, and the price includes a dinner buffet of smothered pork, sautéed chicken, cabbage rolls, hot sausage, parsley potatoes, green beans, corn, potato salad, rolls and a drink.
Palchowski said the committee is making a fundraising push because this year's Crafton Celebrates will revert back to a five-day format after being just three days last year.
“Last year, because of financial issues, we only had it for three short days,” she said. “We need community support for fundraising, and we need to get the community involved so we can have a wonderful five-day celebration.”
Crafton Celebrates will begin June 30 with a parade and end July 4 with fireworks.
Palchowski said she hopes the mystery dinner will reach a new demographic. One hundred tickets are available.
Tickets can be purchased at the borough building and via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Megan Guza is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-388-5810 or email@example.com.
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