By Cheri L. Maxson

The Fairfax Jr./Sr. High students will be entertaining family and friends with “Murder at the Malt Shop” Saturday, April 14, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 15, at 1 p.m. A free will donation dinner will be held before the April 14th performance from 6-6:45 p.m. The meal, catered by Fairfax CTA, will include grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, chips, baked beans, and ice cream sundaes. A free will lunch will be held before the April 15th performance from 12-12:45 p.m. The meal, catered by the Fairfax 9th grade students, will include sub sandwiches, chips, and sweet treats.
Free will donations will be accepted as admission to the performances, which will take place in the Fairfax Gym. “It’s the fabulous 50’s and the little town of Fairfax is full of suspicion and speculation! The Malt Shop is full of quirky characters and one of them just happens to be guilty of murder! Everyone had a motive to knock off old Principal Jerry Atrick, but who did it? Come share in the laughter and mystery as Sheriff Colin Allcars and the Malt Shop customers try to discover who is responsible for the foul play. This mystery is exactly what you’re craving: a juicy whodunit served up with loads of puns topped with a heaping helping of 50’s nostalgia. Order Up!”