Tickets available for March 4 Lions Club Murder Mystery Dinner

Published 10:16 am Wednesday, February 24, 2016

ASHLAND, Ky. — The Ashland Lions Club is hosting its second murder mystery dinner theater. The event will take place Friday, March 4 at 6 p.m. at the Ashland Transportation Center (99 Fifteenth Street).

Murder at the Museum will be performed by Murder and Merriment, an interactive murder mystery company based in Huntington, W.Va. All attendees are eligible for door prizes and those who successfully solve the evening’s mystery will be eligible for the grand prizes of either a patio furniture set or a Cincinnati Reds ticket package.

The setup for Murder at the Museum is a newly discovered lost Picasso painting will be on the auction block in the midst of a gala party and fundraiser. There are those who will go to great lengths to get their hands on the lost masterpiece. To complement the evening’s theme, art from Paul G. Blazer High School students will be on display at the Ashland Transportation Center.

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Last year’s inaugural Lions Club fundraiser attracted more than 100 attendees and raised approximately $7,000. “We were a complete sell out last year and as we get closer this year it looks like we’ll do the same,” said Ashland Lions Club President Kandel Cain. “With tickets going fast, I encourage everyone to get theirs soon. We hope our community comes out to support eyesight needs in Ashland and to have a fun evening with the Ashland Lions Club.”

Tickets to Murder at the Museum include the show, dinner and a complimentary wine and beer reception that begins at 6 p.m. The murder mystery starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets to the Murder at the Museum are $60 a person with proceeds benefiting the Ashland Lions Club’s eyesight program. The club provides eye glasses and eye exams in Ashland to those in need.

To purchase tickets to Murder at the Museum or for information on corporate sponsorship, contact Cain at 606-920-9625. For more information on the Ashland Lions Club, visit