St. Matthias’ Murder Mystery Dinner & Silent Auction

Do you remember how much fun it was to play Clue? Or to read Agatha Christie mysteries? Well, dust off your fedoras and sport coats, poodle skirts and sweater sets and come to St. Matthias’ Murder Mystery Silent Auction & Dinner to experience that nostalgia on Saturday, May 11th at 5:30* pm.

Our Murder Mystery Dinner and Silent Auction is a 1950’s themed whodunit mystery featuring performances by our talented musicians, youth and community members. Enjoy a gourmet dinner in Fr. Lacey Hall with silent auction and beer and wine available for purchase. The mystery will take place in the Rectory.

Saturday, May 11th at 5:30 pm*


Limited seating, buy your tickets early. Seating will feature tables of eight people and will be assigned based on your seating time (either 5:30 pm or 6:00 pm). Consider purchasing a table for your guests. All tickets must be purchased online to ensure an accurate count of attendees.  $75 per person** includes a gourmet dinner, dessert and show.

When you arrive, you will be invited to enjoy hors d’eouvres, browse the silent auction, purchase beverages and socialize. Table groups will experience the mystery prior to dinner.

Silent auction and program will conclude at approximately 9:00 pm when the murderer will be revealed to all attendees.

Menu for the evening will include:

Salad of mixed greens, cherry tomatoes and feta cheese with an orange vinaigrette dressing.

Your choice of main course (choose your main course when purchasing your tickets):

  • Beef Burgundy succulent chunks of beef and pearl onions simmered in a Cabernet gravy and  served in a flaky pastry shell. 


  • Coquille San Jacques braised scallops and mushrooms in a delectable white wine sauce and served in a flaky pastry shell. 

Dessert choices (choose your dessert option when purchasing your tickets):

  • Decadent Berries and Cream


  • Heavenly Chocolate Cake

Your dinner ticket includes ONE beer or wine ticket. Additional beer and wine will be available for purchase.

*There will be no Saturday 5:00 pm Mass on May 11th.

**Plus Eventbrite fees.

Do you have a local business? Would you like to sponsor this community event and advertise your business? Sponsorship levels of $100, $250, $500 or $1000 available. Monies received will help to offset the cost of the event. For this sponsorship, your business card will be included in the program. To advertise in our program and help sponsor this event, download and complete the following form: download form here

Can’t come on May 11th? Consider making a donation to underwrite the expenses for the event. This will help us to offset the costs of the event and maximize our profit. Various gift levels are available:

$75 napkins
$75 wine glasses
$150 table cloths
$150 decorations
$350 china
Case of red or white wine

Donations for the silent auction are still being accepted. Please contact Rosie Grelli with any questions. Donations can be dropped off to the Rectory during business hours.

*No 5:00 pm Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, May 11th.