Was it the tycoon
with the brick or was it the mascot with the rolling pin? Or maybe it was the
judge with the gavel? That all remains to be seen. All that’s certain for now
is you will have to figure out for yourself who the killer is as First Friday
teams up with Kokomo Civic Players to present “Mystery on Main – A First Friday
Murder Mystery” on Friday, Nov. 4.
From 5:30 to 9 p.m., a
live-action version of Clue will be played in downtown Kokomo. Upon arrival,
First Friday guests will receive a description of the crime and game map
listing 10 potential suspects and weapons. By visiting participating First
Friday venues, guests can eliminate clues and help Detective Friday – Kokomo
Police Department Capt. Kevin Summers – solve the mystery.
Keep an eye out on
social media as some video clues will be released early.
All suspects will be
played by Kokomo Civic Theatre actors. After a thorough investigation and help
from First Friday guests, Detective Friday will arrest the perpetrator and hold
a press conference at 8 p.m. at Main and Walnut streets to reveal the facts of
All participants who
return their completed game pages to the crime scene by 8 p.m. will be entered
into a drawing for prizes including gift certificates and products from
“Kokomo Civic Theatre
is bringing 10 new suspects to life as we add another level of richness to this
First Friday mystery experience,” KCT president Steven Hughes said of the second
annual mystery event.
First Friday takes on
themes each month, but “Mystery on Main” was clearly a fan favorite, said Susan
Alexander, manager of downtown initiatives for the Greater Kokomo Economic
“We got the most
spirited compliments last year for ‘Mystery on Main,’” she said. “Guests really
enjoy being a part of the live action and helping to solve the mystery.
“Bringing it back was a
no-brainer, and we are happy to create a new mystery for the event’s second
year with First Friday.”
activities for November’s First Friday include KHS Drama Club’s presentation of
scenes from its upcoming play, “Shoestring Theatre;” IU Kokomo Union Street
Gallery will present a new installation by art faculty Yunjin Woo, a Day of the
Dead installation by IUK Spanish class, and an addictions exhibition; and First
Baptist Church will give away hot dogs and more.
For more information
about First Friday – including a full list of participating businesses, things
to do and see, and rules for the crime-solving contest – visit www.FirstFridayKokomo.com.