“Murder in the Knife Room” to be presented March 8-9 ...

Empty Nest Winery and Allamakee Community Players, Inc. will be presenting a dinner theater production of “Murder in the Knife Room” Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, at 6 p.m. each evening, at the Empty Nest Winery. This comedy has one murder, with 10 suspects. Who did it? Was it a wealthy dowager, a respected general... maybe it was Santa Claus? The mystery unfolds on the most thrilling and baffling murder case in the history of thrilling and baffling murder cases.

Cast members for the production are pictured in the submitted photo above during a recent dress rehearsal. Left to right - Front row: Barb Hagen, Cheri Turner, Kim Gates, Gwen Schroedel, Karla Lubahn; Back row: Vickie Larsen, Karen DeBuhr, Barry Mueller, Cameron Berges, Jonathan Buhl, Russ Hagen, Zach Troendle, Rick Gramlich. Not pictured: Joeann Tesar and director Sarah Hagen.

With the purchase of a ticket for the production comes a three-course meal, paired with wine, beer and sangria for purchase. Tickets are on sale for 10% off through Thursday, February 29. The menu includes beef tips and gravy, chicken cordon bleu, mashed potatoes, buttered baby carrots, dinner rolls, 7-layer salad and a variety of desserts. To secure seats immediately, purchase online at eventbrite.com, searching for “Murder in the Knife Room, Iowa”, or call Empty Nest Winery at 563-568-2758.