CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JUNE 10, 2010
Mystery Dinner Theater on stage this weekend
This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will spotlight the very first annual Mystery Dinner Theater at the High Country Inn, being held to raise much-needed funds for the Clearwater Memorial Public Library. A group of dedicated community members, under the direction of newcomer Diane Hairston, has been hard at work for several weeks, learning their lines while volunteering many hours of their time to make this exciting event a smashing success!
A wonderful experience
is in store for guests who attend this three-day fund raising event for the
library, beginning with a no-host social hour on the deck of the High Country
on Friday and Saturday, and at
on Sunday. Guests will enjoy the lovely ambience of the
An aura of mystery will already be present, leading everyone to become involved in the setting of the play, which begins to take place. Soon everyone will be invited to enter the inn for the next bit of excitement and the beginning of a fine dinner.
We aren’t divulging the plot, but guests will soon guess the venue of “I’m Getting Murdered in the Morning,” and the action begins!
A few tickets may still
be available and those who haven’t secured a reservation may check with
Librarian Ellen Tomlinson at the library, located on
Tickets, which include the play and a full dinner, are $75 a couple or $40 for singles. A choice of three entrees includes stuffed pork loin, chicken breast Divan, or a vegetarian gluten-free entrée of stuffed red pepper. Choices are made with reservations.
A volunteer staff will
assist Chef Jo Moore, who is donating both the use of the inn as well as the
preparations and cooking of dinner to aid this important fund raiser for the
library. An array of very nice raffle prizes has also been donated and tickets
for these will continue to be sold the three evenings of the mystery
event. Sponsors of tables have also been solicited, which will help in reaching
the $3,000 goal for proceeds. Tax-deductible Sponsorship of a table is $100 plus
the cost of the table’s tickets. Several library patrons have already made
donations in lieu of reservations, including Erik and Patti Peterson of Glenwood
Pharmacy and Dr. Gray, Orofino dentist. Both businesses are located on
Donations may also
still be made for this cause by contacting Jo Moore at