If you love trains and mysteries then here's a suggestion for a fun and intriguing excursion. Get on board the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's special "Mystery Aboard the CSVR Express" train trip being offered on Saturday, March 29 departing from the Akron Northside Station.
"Feud in Ragtime" Murder Mystery Departing at 4:30 p.m., this 2 hour round trip train excursion offers passengers a participatory mystery experience that gives them the opportunity to take part in the enfolding drama and to solve the dastardly crime. "Feud in Ragtime" features a mystery set in 1915 where a member of the Bucca family is murdered when his brand new Model T explodes as he turns the crank. It is rumored that the killer is among the family, friends and family rivals gathered at the reading of the the Last Will and Testament of Roberto Bucca. Can you spot the culprit?
Boxed lunch dinners are included in the excursion. Passenger have three dinner options. Option #1 is the Summit dinner which includes two mini bistro roll sandwiches (one with roast beef and cheddar cheese and one with sliced turkey breast and provolone cheese).
Option #2 is Grilled Chicken Caprese which includes a char-grilled chicken breast with mozarella cheese, green leaf lettuce, sliced tomato and pesto mayonnaise served on basil focaccia.
Option #3 is a vegetarian Tuscan salad which includes chopped salad greens blended with romaine lettuce, roasted red pepper strips, grape tomatoes, sliced black olives, marinated artichoke hearts and freshly shredded parmesan cheese and croutons.
All meals are also served with dessert and bottled water.
Cost of the Mystery Aboard the CVSR Express excursion is $60 - $65 per person (depending on dinner selection) with seats in the coach section (2 seats facing 2 seats). For $5 more per person, you can have seats in the Lone Star car which features tables.
For more information about this Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad special excursion call 800-468-4070 or get online at www.cvsr.com.
The train trip departs from the Akron Northside Station in Akron, Ohio which is located at 27 Ridge Rd. Akron is approximately a 45 minute drive from Cleveland.