Dinner and a show. What more entertainment could you ask for? At Skellington Manor, there is always something new and exciting. Welcome to Paradise Island. Things seem to be going great until everyone comes together for Alternative Relaxation Therapy (ART). When a body is discovered, the mystery begins. Who could have done it and what was the motive? Join Skellington Manor for their special Valentine’s Day show “Murder in Paradise” to help solve the mystery.

Tickets are $39.95 per person which includes a buffet dinner and a great show. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., salads are served at 6:30 p.m. and the show beings at 7:00 p.m. Reservations in advance are required and you must check in at the door for seating arrangements. Group Reservations will need to designate Group Name on the ticket purchase in order to be seated together. Hurry because tickets for these shows sell out fast! Skellington Manor is located at 420 18th Street in Rock Island. This event goes until 9:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/murder-in-paradise-mystery-dinner-tickets-27374074594.

Skellington Manor is a multi-use entertainment facility that hosts many special events throughout the year. It is a perfect venue for wedding receptions, hilarious Murder Mystery dinners, and private parties. Every October, Skellington transforms into one of the Quad Cities premier haunted attractions. They are open from 7:00 p.m. till midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 7:00 p.m. till 10:00 p.m. on Sundays. They are closed the rest of the week.


Cheyanne Lencioni is a student at Augustana College and has been writing stories for 8 years. She is on the college’s Equestrian Team and Fencing Club as well as a member of Augustana’s Collegia Classica Classics Language group and wants to be a published Author after graduation.