VISIT & explore

Mystery Dinner

1950s scene

October 26 or 27, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Ginkgo Restaurant

Check-in and cocktails from 6:30-7:00pm; guests will be seated at 7:00pm for dinner and the show.

Step back in time to the 1950s and help detectives solve a crime. Experience an exciting show set in the 1950s at The Morton Arboretum, overlooking a beautiful view of Meadow Lake. Costumes encouraged, but not required. 

1950’s Mystery Dinner Menu

Classic Turkey Pot Pie
A mini twist on a classic dish, peas, carrots and flaky puff pastry.

50’s Five Bean Salad
Mixed greens, five beans, parsley, olive oil, tri-color roasted bell

Country Style Pot Roast
Low and slow braised beef with corn and Boursin mashed potatoes
with succotash and crispy fried onions

Pineapple Upside-down Cake
Pineapple, cherries, brown sugar and pecans, Butterscotch crème

If you have an allergy concern regarding one of the menu items listed, please call Visitor Services at 630-725-2066 BEFORE purchasing your tickets to see if an accomodation can be made. This is a prix-fixe (fixed price) menu. No other menu options are available for substitution.


Enjoy pictures from our '70s disco-themed Mystery Dinner last year!


Ticket price includes a 4-course meal, two drinks at the bar, and live theatre performance set in the 1950s at The Morton Arboretum. 

$80.00 member
$90.00 nonmember

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