Murder in Fair Play -- Do you know who dunit?

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Lucinda's Country Inn
6701 Perry Creek Rd.
Fair Play, CA 95684
888.245.8246 or 530.409.4169

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Murder in Fair Play
Coming Soon
(Will require 8 participants)
Your choice of a one day Mystery Dinner, a one night Msytery Dinner or a  two night Mystery Weekend. They all are great fun.
 For the BUSINESS world; what a great reward for the hardest workers on your team.
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Please note Murder in Fair Play on your online reservation

For the one day MYSTERY DINNER come to Lucinda's in character and receive some starting clues during the casual lunch, around 11:00am. Then embark upon solving the MURDER IN FAIR PLAY (the best murder mystery games ever created).

You will enjoy a scrumptious catered dinner at Lucinda's Country Inn. For the hospitality hour a local winemaker might surprise everyone with a visit to pour his wines. The dinner includes wine and  a glass of port each with dessert. Enjoy the festrivities and sleep in your own bed.
For only $150 per Couple (incl. tax, not grattuity) you get all this for your MYSTERY DINNER.

For the one night package on the Saturday of your choice you get a lunch, dinner (incl. wine) and the game from 11:00am until the hospitality hour ends, right before dinner. You will be your normal selves for dinner so you can kibitz with your fellow players. You will have already chosen your suite to spend the night. That MIFP Package is just $325 per couple (incl taxes, not gratuity). 
For the MYSTERY WEEKEND arrive at Lucinda's Friday afternoon in time for the hospitality hour, be in character & ready to be involved in the big whodunit. There will be a guest pourer of the wine finished off with the dinner on Friday.
The investigation really gets hot after breakfast, followed with a lunch and then return to Lucinda's for another great wine tasting and snacks with the wrap-up dinner Saturday night. Wine and a glass of port is included with dinners. 
 After Sunday breakfast you can then enjoy the rest of Fair Play before heading home.
For only $500 per Couple you get all this for your MYSTERY WEEKEND.

Your Choice: "The French Connection" or "The Mob Connection".
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Fair Play is a very small community.  Everyone knows everyone.  Rumors run rampant and the line between fact and fiction can be very blurred.  The main business of the area is grapes – growing grapes, producing wine and selling wines to the public.  In addition, there are a variety of small businesses in Fair Play, Somerset, Mt. Aukum and Omo Ranch.  These include restaurants, bed and breakfast inns, small grocery/convenience stores, wineries and alpaca, horse and cattle ranches, etc.  There is friendly competition and cooperation amongst all these businesses.In the last few months there has been a lot of tension among the wineries/tasting rooms.  Each winemaker has his/her own style of winemaking, producing distinct types and styles of wine.  There has been somewhat of a trend toward Rhone-style wines.  Many growers are grafting existing vines over to the Rhone varietals.  Others feel the area should stay with what the region is best known for – hardy red Zinfandel.  Complicating this is the conflicting views over the marketing of the region.  The area is on the verge of being discovery internationally. Thanks to some great awrds given to many Fair Play wineries. The number of wineries has increased from 6 in the mid-90s to 30+ today and many on the drawing board for the next few years.  The newer owners and winemakers are anxious to promote the area in order to sell more wine.  Others are not interested in increasing production and do not want more people coming into the area.  The local industry is in flux and emotions run high.A group of guests are arriving at Lucinda’s Country Inn in the afternoon.  They are all here to attend a winemaker dinner, featuring a Fair Play winemaker and winery.  The guests are from all over the world. During their visit to Fair Play, an important person in the Fair Play community is murdered.  It is possible that one of Lucinda's Dinner guests has done the dastardly deed.  The County Sheriff knows “South County” very well, and is asking Lucinda's help in trying to solve the murder.  It is going to take a group of concerned (curious, nosey) people to solve this mystery and bring justice to Fair Play. 

Lucinda Sullivan, owner of Lucinda’s, has asked her guests to join together in this time of crisis and commit to searching out all the clues and solve this murder mystery.  Each couple has been asked to seek out clues during the day’s activities.  At the end of the day, the guests may want to compare notes, or seek more information about other guests’ activities, but who dunit?

Call 888.245.8246 or 530.409.4169 if you have questions 

  These fabulous meals are catered by Sean's Custom Catering.

(c) Lucinda's Country Inn & Photos by Daryl Sullivan 2004-2014