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Every Thanksgiving, the Cranberry and Peaknuckle families gather at the Cranberry home in Pilgrim City – a beautiful town in the Midwest known for autumn celebrations and festivities.

Chef Mo, a famous chef who delves into molecular gastronomy, has again agreed to prepare the Thanksgiving feast. Chef Mo promises to use innovative techniques this year, and the family is beyond excited.

Morgan Cranberry has amazing party games planned for the day while the chef is busy in the kitchen. But, of course, many family members can't wait to catch up on the gossip.

You wouldn't miss the Cranberry-Peanuckle holiday festivities, so you've made travel plans and have your suitcase packed. This is where your story begins.

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Guest List

Morgan Peaknuckle- Cranberry
(aka Mom) Wife of Maximus and Banker
The beautiful Morgan Peaknuckle-Cranberry is a prim and proper lady, a successful banker, and a mother of two beautiful children. She is a mysterious yet gracious and welcoming hostess.


Maximus Cranberry
(aka Dad) Husband of Morgan and Football Coach
Maximus Cranberry is a handsome and charismatic gentleman. He’s an energetic high school football coach.  Max loves to sleep and will fall asleep at inopportune times - even during football games he’s coaching! This coach also sleepwalks, which can be a tad creepy.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: tracksuit and a whistle.


Chef Mo Cranberry
(aka: Chef Mo) Sibling of Maximus and Chef
If you looked up the word ‘perfectionist’ in the dictionary, Chef Mo Cranberry’s picture would be next to the description. Chef Mo constantly works on perfecting already tasty delights.


Luminol Peaknuckle
(aka Aunt/Uncle Lumi), Sibling of Morgan and Crime Lab Director
Luminol Peaknuckle, a famous forensic scientist from New York City, is home for the holidays.  Egotistical and opinionated are two words that sum up this celebrity doc.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Lab jacket and tousled hair.


Perry Peaknuckle
(aka Gramps) Morgan’s Father and Retired USAF Colonel
Known as the strong and silent backbone of the Peaknuckle Troupe, this fun-loving grandpa is the one to go to if you want to hear stories of the ‘good ole’ days.’

COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Casual attire that a grandfather would love.


Patricia Peaknuckle
(aka Granny Pea) Morgan’s Mother and Homemaker
Granny Pea is a quiet grandmother and homemaker. Since childhood, she has endured bouts of sibling rivalry with her brother, Sherlock Watson.  These siblings only get together on Thanksgiving. Wonder what will happen this year between them?
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any outfit a granny would love.


Beatrice Cranberry
(aka Auntie Bee), Sister of Maximus and Elementary School Teacher
Auntie Bee is the no-nonsense school teacher. She teaches a strict curriculum in her kindergarten class and refuses to put up with boloney in the classroom!  Nevertheless, off the school grounds, this teacher is devious!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Very conservative schoolteacher attire.


Sherlock Watson
(aka Uncle Sherlock), Brother of Patricia Peaknuckle and Detective
Sherlock Watson is a tiger at the crime scene, but he’s a total pushover in real life.  He’s shy and reserved, but his English accent is enough to win everyone over.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Sherlock Holmes’ costume.


Dr. Molly Cranberry
(aka Grandma Moddie), Mother of Maximus and Retired Physician
Grandma Moddie has led a stressful life with her career as a cardiac surgeon.  Now retired, she still keeps a fast pace and is easily incensed if she doesn’t get her way.  Grandma Moddie has a severe addiction to video games!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any outfit a granny would love.


Kell Cranberry
Child of Morgan Cranberry and Skateboarder
Kell Cranberry is the loving, lively child that any parent would be proud to have.  With one exception - Kell gets what Kell wants, or people pay.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Kid’s casual skateboarding attire or a
fun Thanksgiving costume.


Trace Cranberry
Child of Morgan Cranberry and an All-Around Athlete
Trace Cranberry is the complete opposite of Kell Cranberry.  Trace is the calm, relaxed child who only brings energy to the athletic field - or an argument with Kell.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any kid’s athletic uniform or a fun Thanksgiving costume.


Mup Cranberry
(aka Grandpa Mup), Father of Maximus and Retired Candy Shop Owner
Senility is Grandpa Mup’s middle name! Mup is a retired candy maker who loves to pull practical jokes!   This Grandpa can’t be told what to do. Some say he’s not senile - he uses the excuse to do whatever he wants!

COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Casual attire that a grandfather would love.


Dr. Isaac Albert
(aka Dr. Isaac) Food Scientist and Neighbor of the Cranberry Family
Dr. Isaac Albert is an outstanding member of the high IQ society – Mensa International.  He is the leading researcher in the field of food science. His life’s work is the creation of a small dehydrated food capsule that turns into an instant, delicious meal when only three drops of water are added.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Casual attire and an Albert Einstein wig - OR - you can go the mad scientist route


Yetan Cranberry
Child of Beatrice Cranberry and Chess Champion
Yetan Cranberry is a national chess champion with a mischievous side. Yetan has learned everything about practical jokes from Grandpa Mup.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Casual kid’s attire or a
fun Thanksgiving costume.


Dr. Andy Malls
(aka Dr. Malls), Veterinarian and Neighbor of the Cranberry Family
Dr. Malls is a friendly neighborhood veterinarian and a strict vegan.  The doc is a great neighbor until the rant begins about how you shouldn’t eat animals because they are your friends.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Scrubs and an optional stethoscope as a prop.


Tele Evitang & Family
(aka The Snooper) Neighborhood Gossip

Tele Evitang is always on top of the latest story… sometimes before they even happen!  Tele's an ambitious investigative reporter for RBC TV and will stop at nothing to get the scoop.  They've also been known to be the source of neighborhood gossip.  Watch what you say around this nosy neighbor!

COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Casual attire (or reporter attire) with a pen and notepad as a prop.


What to wear to the party is very flexible. You can come in casual clothes out of your closet, add a fun Thanksgiving themed prop (i.e., pumpkin pie hat or turkey hat), dress in a funny Thanksgiving costume like a turkey, or wear a costume that fits your character's occupation.  Or if you are really festive, wear the character's occupation costume and add a Thanskgiving prop!

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