Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser

Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser

"Death of A Gangster"

March 23 Saturday 5:00 PM

Event Information

You’ve been cordially invited to the wedding of Brooks Ann Dunn.

In this “married to the mob” event, you’ll never know who to trust. With the two families merging together, someone is bound to lose power, which means someone else will lose their life!

Get on the trolley and solve this case with your fellow detectives. This is an interactive performance and everyone will have a great time!


Dress like the cat’s meow for this mafia wedding! Flapper dresses, zoot suits, feather boas and headbands, pinstriped suits and fedoras are all appropriate (not mandatory). Traditional wedding attire is nifty too!

Dinner catering service is by Carrabba’s Italian Grill.  It is buffet style. When you purchase admission, you will select your meal choice.

The scenes are being performed by actors from the Murder Mystery Company and is interactive with the wedding guests. There are no “bad seats” as the actors will play scenes around the event hall.

There will be basket giveaways for the following:

     – Best Dressed

     – Best Actress

     – Best Actor

     – First Place

     – Dead Last

There will also be a Basket Silent Auction.

Since you’ll be all dressed up, get your picture taken at our 1920s themed photo booth and it’s FREE!

Admission is $67 and includes two FREE beverages.

Where else can you can yo go and get a Carrabba’s dinner, two drinks, and a live show for only $67?

Beverage service is available and is CASH ONLY.

No outside food or beverage is allowed.

There are NO REFUNDS as this is a fundraiser for charities.

Elk membership is NOT required as this is a membership drive and fundraiser event and you will be our guests.

Charity Information

The New Port Richey Elks is holding this fundraiser in support of two charities, Operation Stand Down and Volunteer Way. A portion of the proceeds will go to both of these amazing charity organizations.

operation stand down charity

Operation Stand Down is a comprehensive endeavor focused on supporting homeless and at-risk veterans.

In collaboration with various veterans-focused agencies, we strive to provide comprehensive assistance, including securing housing, facilitating education and employment opportunities, addressing physical and mental health needs, and meeting the fundamental requirements of every veteran in need.

Your support will help us provide cover the costs related to hosting Operation Stand Down on April 19-20, 2024 and assisting veterans with basic needs over the year.

Our goal is to create a positive and lasting impact by connecting individuals with resources that enhance and change their lives, fostering a community where No Veteran is Left Behind.

the volunteer way charity

The Volunteer Way is a 501 C 3 non-profit, faith-based, charitable organization with the mission to assist people caught in poverty.

We distribute over 6.5 million pounds of food every year to food pantries, soup kitchens, residential programs, seniors, homeless people, families, and other charitable organizations.

We also help other Pasco County charities with food and personal items.

Sponsors Information

Thank you to the sponsor who helped to make this fundraiser happen.

Robin Fish Logo
Program Sponsor
pineapple placements sponsor
Date of Event
March 23, 2024
Doors Open
5:00 PM
Wine, Dine & Detect
6:00 PM to 7 PM
Performance Starts
7:00 PM
$67 and includes two FREE beverages
Carrabba's Dinner Menu
- Penne Alfredo with Chicken
- Penne Alfredo with Chicken Gluten Free
- Penne Pomodoro with Meat Sauce
- Penne Pomodoro with Meat Sauce Gluten Free

*All meals come with Ceaser Salad & Focaccia Bread
Sales Start
February 18, 2024
Sales End
March 7, 2024
Seating Arrangement
General Seating
Beverage Service
Bottled water, various sodas, wines, and variety of beers and mixed drinks are available for purchase
18+ Years Old


We are committed to providing an accessible environment for all. We offer a variety of options for ADA accessibility. Please call our office ahead of time (727) 846-8012 to make requests.

We are located at 7201 Congress St, New Port Richey, FL 34653.

Beverage service is conveniently located inside the event venue and offers bottle water, various sodas, wines, a variety of beers and mixed drinks for purchase. Cash or credit card are payment options in addition to an ATM located in the event hall. Patrons must be at least 21 years of age with valid ID to purchase alcohol. No alcohol may be brought onto or taken off property.

Only service animals are permitted at all venues. Service animals must be harnessed, leashed or always tethered, unless special circumstances exist, and will be required to rest in the area of the individual with a disability, rather than in the aisle. A guest whose service animal poses a threat to the safety of other guests and volunteers, or whose animal is not housebroken, may be asked to escort the animal off the premises. Special accommodations, (i.e. aisle seats, ramp access, space for a service dog, etc.) should be requested at the time of purchase. Wheelchair locations with companion seats are available for all performances. Availability is limited. Please request early.

POLICY SUBJECT TO TOUR PROTOCOLS – Unless otherwise prohibited by artist, cellular phone cameras, disposable cameras and small digital cameras are permitted for personal, non-professional use. Any camera with a detachable lens will be considered professional and not permitted into the venue. Likewise, the use of flash photography, videography and recording equipment is prohibited. Please comply with instructions of venue personnel and pre-event announcements.

Events proceed rain or shine. Public safety and weather announcements are monitored for potential hazards. In the event of a cancellation or postponement (excluding same-day delays), refunds can be made through the New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 office. Line-ups may be subject to change at the discretion of the artist or New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284.

New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 does NOT accept credit cards. CASH ONLY. An ATM is located in the event hall.

Each person, REGARDLESS OF AGE, must have a ticket for admission unless specifically specified for an event. For performances geared to young audiences and when permitted by the artist, a complimentary pass may be issued for children under the specified age for that particular event. For your comfort and that of other audience members, we suggest discretion when bringing young children to performances not specifically intended for young audiences. Disruptive parties will be asked to leave at the New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 discretion. The venue reserves the right to issue parental advisories or set a minimum age requirement for entry.

Guests must be properly attired, which means wearing tops and bottoms with sufficient coverage. Shirtless, bathing suits, sheer clothing are considered inappropriate. Shoes must be worn at all times. Guests may be prohibited from entering or remaining in the venue, if at the New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 discretion, clothing is considered obscene, indecent, and/or inappropriate.

Please contact an event staff member for assistance.

A variety of food and beverage options are available at the “Jolly Corks” kitchen and beverage counter. On specific events, the ticket package may or may not include food and drink packages, please check the event description for specifics. No outside food or beverages may be brought on the premises at all events.

If your ticket is marked as General Admission or GA this means that your ticket is located in a section of the venue that is first-come, first-serve and has no assigned seat.

If your ticket is marked as VIP or RESERVED SEATING this means that your ticket is located in a section of the venue that is not open to first-come, first-serve and you will have an assigned seat.

Guests are expected to behave respectfully and in accordance with venue policy, state and local laws. Any guest that is acting in a manner that New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 staff deems unsafe can be subject to eviction. 

Tickets are revocable license, subject to termination with denial of admission of removal from the property at New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 staff discretion, upon refund of the purchase price. Guests are subject to ejection, without compensation, should the holder act in a disorderly, threatening or intoxicated manner.

The health and safety of our staff and guests is top priority. Persons with suspected illness or recently exposed to contagious disease should not attend. While we are committed to providing a clean environment, those entering our property assume the risk of exposure, injury and illness and release the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, New Port Richey Lodge 2284 Inc of all liability.

During the event please contact one of our staff members. To reach our lost and found department after the event call (727) 846-8012.

FREE and convenient self-parking is available onsite. Drop-off points and ADA parking are available at the entrance for easy access on first-come, first-served basis. The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, New Port Richey Lodge 2284 Inc is NOT responsible for damaged and/or stolen property and/or contents of vehicles.

The safety of staff and patrons is a priority and at the forefront of operational policies and procedures. Screening for prohibited items may occur before entering the venue.

Prohibited items include: illegal drugs, weapons of any kind including mace, pocket knives, coolers of any kind, lawn chairs of any kind, umbrellas, backpacks, luggage, totes or other bags exceeding the maximum requirements, outside food and beverage, aerosols (e.g. sunscreen, hairspray) personal property that is a potential hazard to others (e.g. chains, wallet chains, or jewelry with spike edges), fireworks, GoPro cameras, tripods, monopods, selfie-sticks, lasers, air horns, noise makers, confetti, glitter and other items that can be thrown, audio/video recording devices, remote controlled flying devices, props or toys that resemble weapons, unauthorized vending of any kind, unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, giveaways, or other items at the discretion of staff members.

Re-entry is on a case-by-case basis on the discretion of staff members and patrons must have a wrist band worn for the specific venue. Re-entry is at the sole discretion of staff.

There are NO refunds unless a performance is cancelled or rescheduled. In the event that a performance is postponed or cancelled, tickets purchased through New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 may be refunded or exchanged for another performance. The venue is not responsible for tickets purchased through a reseller or transfer to another individual. For rescheduled events, New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 has the right to designate an appropriate deadline for the return of tickets. Refunds will ONLY be issued back to the credit card on which the purchase was charged.

Tickets are revocable license, subject to termination with denial of admission or removal from the property at management discretion, upon refund of the purchase price. Guests are subject to ejection, without compensation, should the holder act in a disorderly, threatening or intoxicated manner.

Restroom are easily accessible at all venues. Accessible restrooms are located inside the venue hall.

The safety of staff and patrons is a priority and at the forefront of operational policies and procedures. For a complete list of prohibited items, please view the PROHIBITED ITEMS tab listed above. All venues have a zero-tolerance for harassment. Please let event staff know if you feel harassed or threatened in any way.

Service fees vary by ticket price and venue. Revenue collected from service fees covers overhead costs of the facilities.

Smoking and vaping are prohibited at all venues.

Strollers are permitted on-site and will be stored in a designated area throughout the duration of the performance.

If you cannot locate your tickets or you never received your tickets via email, click on this link for support. You must contact them for assistance since we use a third-party ticket system.

Weapons are not allowed inside of all venues regardless of a permit or license. Guests will have the option to secure the prohibited item in their vehicle in order to be admitted. See PROHIBITED ITEMS above for a complete list.

All shows are rain or shine. In the event of severe weather during an event, please follow the safety directions given by venue staff.

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