By Morgan Bryce
A night full of food, fun and intrigue will be had during the inaugural “Midnight at the Masquerade,” a murder mystery dinner that will be hosted by the Auburn-based event venue Twenty-One Acres on Oct. 11.
Located at 5505 Wire Road in Auburn, Twenty-One Acres is a new venue that opened this summer that hosts weddings coporate and team-building event, Christmas parties and more.
According to Emily Ellis of Twenty-One Acres, the dinner will serve as an introduction of themselves and their business to the Auburn-Opelika area and beyond.
“We wanted to do something fun and unique as well as bring the community together in a different way,” Ellis said.
Guests will gather at the venue’s 3,200 sq. ft pavilion, and enjoy a three-course meal catered by Christine’s Unlimited, beverages and door prizes which will be drawn throughout the evening.
Following is a menu for the event:
– Christine’s Salad with toasted almonds, feta cheese and grape tomatoes with Italian balsamic dressing
– Grilled bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin, Port demi glace sauce
– Oven-roasted mixed vegetables with herbs and olive oil
– Flourless chocolate cake with raspberry puree
– Rolls and butter
– Tea and Water to drink.
Four members of the Atlanta-based Murder Mystery Company will direct and lead the audience to clues as to the identity of the killer.
“They are going to come and bring us a whole show from beginning to end. They will arrive early and greet the guests, which will set the scene for the evening,” Ellis said.
At the conclusion of the show, awards will be presented for “Best Dressed,” “Best Audience Actor or Actress,” as well as first and last-place tables.
Ellis encourages guests to “dress up” and be “in the spirit” for the event.
Dancing will conclude the evening’s festivities.
Tickets are available for $60 each through eventbrite.com. That covers the cost of admission, meal, two drink tickets and eligibility to enter door prize giveaways throughout the evening.
For more information, visit www.twentyoneacres.com or call 334-332-3662.