Friday, January 20 | Five Card DRAW! – The Smell of Gunsmoke
A fixed card game at the Short Branch Saloon was the last hand for railroad tycoon Alexander Morgan. Belly up to the bar, folks, with Miss Smitty, Doc, Marshal Villon, Poker Alice, and the rest of the Wild West! Prize for Best Cowboy or Cowgirl Costume!
Friday, February 17 | Rumba Romance
Club Rumba is the hottest night spot in Havana. You have to ask why? Ricky Ricoco and the Mambo Kings are the star attraction of course! But Lucy believes Ricky is seeing other women. Did she make good on her threat to kill him? There’s some lipstick smeared on his dressing room mirror, resembling the letter “J.” Curious . . . Prize for Best 50’s Evening Attire Costume!
Friday, March 24 | Shamrocks in Old Chicago
The Market Street gang was a group of Irish lads who were expert pickpockets and sneak thieves. As adults, they’ve expanded into illegal gambling, extortion, robbery, and murder. Finnegan Manor is the home base for their ruthless power, and is now the scene of the crime. Faith and begorrah! Prize for Best Roaring 20’s Costume!
Friday, April 21 | For the Love o’ Pete
Sawyer Bucks had a fortune at stake with his new 3-year-old named “The Love o’ Pete.” But at a recent preliminary race, Sawyer was found dead in his private skybox. Traces of a horse tranquilizer were found in his nearly empty glass of mint julep. Calling all reporters: trace the string of people going in and out of his skybox and in what order to find Sawyer’s killer. Prize for Best Derby Hat!