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Library nets over $1,350 for murder mystery performance of the 'Sour Grapes of Wrath'


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The cast of the 'Sour Grapes of Wrath' prepares to perform at the Kimball Event Center over the weekend. The two-night showing of the murder mystery was put on by the Friends of the Kimball Public Library to raise funds for the carpet fund. The fundrasier netted the library over $1,350. Pictured, from left, are: John Verser, as Norman D'Adly; Renee Carlson, as Vicki D'Adly; Chris Plantz, as Kathryn Lawless; Deb Nolting, as Dr. Chelsea Barren; Tim Nolting, as Enrique Graves; Jake McIntosh, as Michael Nightshade; and Jenn Dillinger as the narrator.

The Friends of the Kimball Library's first-ever mystery murder dinner theater was a smashing success.

The two-night fundraiser netted more than $1,350 to go to the library's carpet fund, said Kimball Public Library Director Jan Sears.

"I think it went very well. We were very pleased with the turnout and the support," Sears said.

The play in the two-night performance was the "Sour Grapes of Wrath." The murder mystery was set on the Killingsworth Farm winery in California. It was owned by Elizabeth, whose husband died six months prior to the beginning of the play.

Each of the characters had...

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