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Mystery dinner theater highlights area fall cruise season

spiritofpeoriaALTON – The Spirit of Peoria’s Mystery Dinner Theater will be cruising the Mississippi River Sept. 20 and Oct. 11.

The cast of Alton Little Theater will offer an interactive night of mystery while guests enjoy a buffet dinner. During the cruise, the cast will give guests clues to solve a murder in “Murder on the Mississippi,” also known as “Jewel of the Night.” It is the story of an international jewel thief wooing two sisters, and the mischief they cause during a seemingly ordinary cruise on a riverboat.

The Murder Mystery cruise will depart and return to The Loading Dock in Grafton. Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m. and the boat cruises from 7 to 9 p.m. Cruising begins approximately 30 minutes after boarding. Ticket prices for this special two-hour cruise are $55 per person.

Tickets may be purchased by calling the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1 (800) 258-6645 or online at Information on several other fall cruises of the Spirit of Peoria is also available.

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