The library is happy to announce that we recently received a $1,000 grant from the Town of Yorktown Endowment Grant through the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County.
This money will be used to fund a new project called Family Fun @ Your Library. This is an event in that series.
Enter a world of fabulous freaks, exotic acts, and mysterious management…
Desperate to bolster his circus from a dog-and-pony show to a spectacle that will rival Ringling, Harold Hargrove’s dire attempt to lure audiences and show-stopping attractions have created rivalries that exist beyond the center ring.
As the pressure builds, a murder is committed that steals the show…and you are left to uncover the culprit before the final act.
Was it the raging ringmaster in an attempt to clean up the spectacle? The talented tightrope walker whose fall took them out of the limelight? A revolting roustabout with revenge in their veins? Or possibly a possessive performer whose death defying demeanor went too far…?
In an intense world of illusion and intrigue, you must rely on your wit and intuition to find the killer before the Grand Finale!
How to Participate
For our murder mystery party to be a success, we need at least 20 people to play characters! Sign up to play a character, and we will send you an envelope with everything you need, including information about who you’re portraying, two weeks before the event.
Murder Under the Big Top will be Monday, October 22, from 6:00-8:00 pm. That’s right! An after-hours library murder mystery! Food will be provided.
When you arrive, you’ll be given an envelope with your objective and other items you’ll need for the game.
After a bit, the lights will go out. When they come back on, the victim will have fallen down “dead.”
Next, it’s time to collect evidence and present your findings to the investigator.
Finally, you’ll fill out a ‘Who Dunnit?’ sheet.
The investigator will reveal the solution. Were you right?
Murder Under the Big Top is a clean program, suitable for youths and/or more conservative groups. However, please be aware that there are multiple instances of bribery, blackmail, deceit, and, well, “murder”…
This will be a night you don’t want to miss!