- This event has passed.
Murder Mystery Party: Murder at Mardi Gras
March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$5
Hey Chattanooga! Pull out your deerstalker hat, calabash pipe, and best magnifying glass, it’s time for another murder mystery at Virgola. Just in time for Fat Tuesday, it’s time for Murder at Mardi Gras! Put on your flashiest purple and gold and get down to Virgola, located in downtown Chattanooga, to participate in what has become one of the most entertaining events in town.
There’s a mystery afoot in the Big Easy. The Krewe of Midas King, Pierre DuPre, has been murdered, strangled with a set of Mardi Gras beads. It’s time for all Mardi Gras revelers to put down their Hurricane drinks and discover the truth about his demise!
Pierre was always suspicious of those looking to sink their claws into his fortune. Was it the greed of those close to him that put him in the grave?? His beloved family members, friends, and neighbors have all become suspects in this Garden District murder!
So, get dressed up in your favorite masquerade mask and all the purple and gold you can muster, and let’s solve a mystery together! Dress-up is encouraged and celebrated, and everyone will be a cast member and a participant in the festivities. Tickets are $5 to reserve a spot, and every ticket will count toward $5 off your total bill.
Cast of Characters & Costume Suggestions:
Mathew “Gator” Crovitz: A boy from the Bayou who has worked his way through law school. He is madly in love with Alexis DuPre. A preppy college outfit mixed with a fisherman/outdoorsman outfit. Bring a net, a fishing pole, and lawbooks.
Alexis DuPre: Pierre’s socialite daughter. A southern belle and the reigning “Magnolia Queen” at Dixie University. A ball gown with a tiara and a sash.
Bourbon DuPre: A jazz musician from the French Quarter. A tuxedo or simply slacks with a flashy button-down shirt, OR an outrageous purple and gold Mardi Gras costume. Bring a trumpet or saxophone.
Melissa F. DuPre: Pierre DuPre’s new wife from Las Vegas. A flashy outfit that is as trampy as it is tacky. A feather boa is a must.
Connika Gothika: An eccentric novelist and Pierre DuPre’s next-door neighbor. A black dress or black panysuit, a long black wig, dark makeup, and jewelry.
J. Stephen Peck: The DuPre family attorney and Pierre DuPree’s closest friend and confidant. A simple suit and tie. Bring a briefcase.
Cayenne Pepper: The DuPre family chef and an aspiring TV star. A white coat, apron, and a chef’s hat. Bring some cooking utensils and a cookbook.
Elise St. Gresch: The young and attractive live-in maid at DuPre Chateau. A french maid outfit or a little black dress with a white apron. Bring feather duster.