Fandango: Saturday, June 14, 2014

John Rains House – 8810 Hemlock Street, Rancho Cucamonga, 91730
Tour Begins: 11:00 AM
Lunch: Fabulous High Noon Luncheon

Speaker: William “Lickskillet” King, Ph.D.
Subject:  The Murder of John Rains

Tour: Take a docent-guided 30-minute tour of the historic John Rains House at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.

Listen: Enjoy some great cowboy music carefully selected by our own cowboy deejay Paul Rippens.

Plunk: Be first to plunk down your greenbacks of some fabulous “prix fixe” books and artwork provided by our very own Eric Nelson. This is no auction; it’s a sale, so send your pards on a wild goose chase so you can sneak in and grab the pick of the litter.

Socialize: Enjoy the company of historians, raconteurs, and murder mystery detectives as you mull over the unsolved murder of John Rains—unsolved until the Fandango that is.

Dine: Lap up an exquisite lunch. Five Star catering will provide a lunch to die for, not die from. Our scouts have carefully examined their cuisine and they all wanted seconds.

Drink: Tim Heflin reportedly will ride a mule all the way from Kennedy Meadows to man the bar and regale you with friendly conversation.

Learn: Dr. William “Lickskillet” King will share history of the John Rains House and provide clues from the jaw-dropping John Rains Murder, as soon as we finish lunch.

Solve: Use the handouts provided to resolve the 152 year-old mystery of who killed John Rains? The Hanging Judge Gary Tuner will decide which table provided the best reasoning and then present them with a pretty good bottle of wine.

Drink Some More: After the Fandango, enjoy some more fellowship and beverage at the Wine Tailor in the historic Thomas Winery Plaza two short blocks from the John Rains House.

Drive: Have your Designated Driver chauffeur you a few miles along historic Route 66 (aka Foothill Blvd.) as you head home.

Register: Either 1) “put your money where your mouse is” and use PayPal to register or 2) keep those nice postmen employed by mailing in your registration.

Downloads: Murder Mystery Suspects (.pdf) & Murder Mystery Story (.pdf).


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