Bits & Bites: Dinner theater, chicken barbecue slated
MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER
The Comical Mystery Tour ensemble returns to Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum with "Murder Is in the Stars" on Sunday. Doors open at 5 p.m. Program starts and first course is served at 5:30 p.m.
Lady Lydia the psychic, has called together a group of millionaires offering the gift of eternal life for the small sum of $5 million. Some believe it is totally legit, but someone decides her life shouldn't be eternal and drops the final curtain on her.
Cost to attend is $40 per person including a full-course dinner. A cash bar is available for beer and wine. Reservations are required by today. Seating is limited. For information or reservations, call Ventfort Hall at 413-637-3206. The historic mansion is at 104 Walker St., Lenox.
READSBORO, VT, CHURCH SENIOR LUNCHEON
The senior luncheon at the First Baptist Church of Readsboro will be held today at noon.
The menu will be shepherd's pie, broccoli salad, and pudding.
Bingo is available before the meal. All ages are welcome to attend. A donation from seniors and $4.50 from others is appreciated.
LIONS CLUB CHICKEN BARBECUE
The Hinsdale Lions Club's annual chicken barbecue will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the clubhouse, Route 143, Hinsdale.
The meal includes half chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, dessert and beverage.
The cost is $13 for adults; $5 for children younger than 12.
For reservations, call 413-655-2973 and leave a message.
Takeout will be available.
This column has been corrected to state that the Lions Club barbecue will be held Saturday.
ROAST BEEF DINNER
The Federated Church of Becket will hold a roast beef dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Parish House, 3391 Main St., Becket.
The meal includes mashed potatoes, squash, green beans and assorted desserts.
The cost is $12 per person.
TALK TO US
If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.