Murder at the Ugly Sweater Party
The Snowflake Lodge is hosting the annual Ugly Christmas Sweater party again this year. The townspeople of Snow Falls are excited about the holiday celebration, as the lodge is where the who's who of society flocks to show off their not-so-fashionable holiday attire.
Sparks have been flying between some of the guests lately with rumors of blackmail, greed, and revenge - but we all have high hopes that the holiday spirit will be enough to quench their scandals at least long enough for everybody to have a good time at the party.
You've received your ticket to the party and now...it's time to hunt for the tackiest holiday sweater that you can find. This is where your story begins.
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Isabella Rudolph is the zany homemaker and neighborhood watch coordinator. Isabella recently moved to the tiny town of Snow Falls, and in no time, she was labeled the town gossip. Everybody is afraid to be around Isabella, as she doesn’t keep secrets. Isabella comes from old money and dedicates her time to charities and party planning.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater and as many tacky holiday accessories (i.e. crazy Santa hat, elf ears, etc.) as you can find.
Roxy Rich is an heiress, and her iconic family owns most of the real estate in Snow Falls. Roxy is a drama queen, so have tissues on hand for this emotional diva! Choose your words carefully around her if you don’t want to make her cry - or worse – throw a tantrum! Roxy gets what she wants, and is always seen with her assistant, Parker Mistletoe.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. However, you will remove the sweater moments after your arrival and unveil a fabulous holiday dress.
Alexis Harmony is the clueless director of the Snow Falls Girls’ Choir. Alexis sings like a sick alley cat, but nobody has the heart to let her know about her horrible singing voice. It’s a good thing she has many other voices in the choir to hide her abysmal crooning - until it is time for her dreaded solo performance.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Optional to have music sheets as props.
Tendo Clause is the self-indulgent toy developer. Tendo loves to talk about one thing and one thing only – Tendo Clause. A former high school nerd, Tendo openly admits to anybody who will listen that s/he refuses to grow up. Tendo is one of the most immature adults that you’ll ever meet but is one of the best toy developers in the country.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Optional to have examples of toys that you are working on as props.
High School Principal
Is it Principal Evergreen or Principal Loony? Well, the latter is what the kids not-so-lovingly nicknamed her at Snow Falls High School. Teens beware: rumor has it that not everyone who is sent to Principal Evergreen’s office makes it back to class. Eva has a softer side, however, as she is the doting mother of 11-year-old twin girls.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Ruler as an optional prop.
DONNOR COURIC & THE RBC NEWS CREW
Donnor Couric is always the source of breaking news in Snow Falls and has been known to break an occasional story as it happens. Donnor’s an ambitious investigative reporter for the RBC Television Station and will stop at nothing to get the scoop. Donnor is always working and is rarely seen without a troupe of colleagues from RBC News. Unfortunately, rumor has it that some marbles may be loosening in Donnor’s cranium.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Optional to have a pen and pad as props to take notes on things you hear & see – you’re out for a story.
Personal Assistant to Roxy Rich
Parker Mistletoe is the disgruntled personal assistant of Roxy Rich. Parker wears a permanent grimace, as Roxy is not the easiest person to be around. Roxy is demanding, overly emotional, and doesn’t give Parker any respect. Parker is currently seeking employment elsewhere but curiously hasn’t accepted any of the positions s/he has been offered.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. White gloves and black suit underneath your sweater as an alternative.
A somewhat late bloomer as compared to other big screen icons, Sam Sugarplum became an overnight sensation with the release of the hit movie Gingerbread Man. Sam is a quirky trendsetter that can do no wrong in the eyes of fans but has declared war with members of the media.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Hair (and makeup for a female) should be over-the-top glamorous.
Originally hailing from France, Brad Carols is a quiet personal banker at the largest bank in Snow Falls, Frost Financial. Gossipmongers spread strange rumors about Brad since nobody truly knows him. The Snow Falls grapevine recently received information that Brad might be under investigation, but nobody can confirm if this is true.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Optional to have bank statements, bank bags and a calculator as optional props.
Frosty Jack is a famous homicide detective. A reality television crew follows Frosty’s every move for the show Snow Falls Cops. Frosty’s fans love it when he talks in clichés and performs song lyrics while arresting the bad guys! Frosty is also addicted to karaoke and is a regular at Singsong Night at the Snow Falls Lounge.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Toy detective badge and toy gun as optional accessories.
If you looked up narcissism in the dictionary, Greg Jingles’ picture would be plastered by the description. Greg is the self-loving neighborhood jeweler with an exaggeration problem. Greg’s great-grandfather founded the store Jingles’ Jewels, and there is great family pride with the business. Greg’s father recently retired, and Greg is now the managing owner.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Costume jewelry pieces to show the other guests as optional accessories.
Ebenezer Nightshade is a brilliant actor on stage, but in person, he’s the most reserved person you’ll ever meet! Ebenezer’s sultry Italian accent wins over the ladies, but the theater is Ebenezer’s true love. During social gatherings, Ebenezer can’t help but break out into random Shakespearean monologues!
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.
Radio Disc Jockey
Noel Vibes is a hard-working radio disc jockey and a master of deceit. A compulsive liar even when the truth is better, this fast-talking record spinner is also a cheater at board games. Noel is a klutz, so give this accident-prone radio personality some space.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.
Walter Wonka is the super-paranoid chocolatier. Walter is the founder of Wonka Chocolates, a world-famous line of candy. Walter is convinced that someone nefarious is watching his every move, but what interest would anybody have in a quirky chocolatier?
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Chocolate samples as optional props.
Petting Zoo Owner
Hailing from Bundenbach Germany, December Porter is the ruthless petting zoo owner. December’s zoo is known for its unusual pets such as reindeer, camels, turtle doves, penguins, and even a baby polar bear! December has a slight attitude when things don’t go as planned, but December knows how to get what s/he wants.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Optional - make reindeer food: Chex Mix, Cheerios, M&Ms, Pretzels – melt white chocolate and pour on the mixture. Mix thoroughly; cool in a single layer.
Pat Puffs is a friendly baker with an intense fear of the government. Pat often rants about conspiracy theories. Pat’s colleagues speculate that Pat wraps foil around windows, television antennae, and anything else to prevent the feds from spying. Let’s all hope Pat keeps the foil out of the cupcakes.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Chef’s hat as an optional prop. You can bring samples of pastries as props.
Gigi Elfman is a seasoned astronaut who sincerely believes that she has the highest IQ in the entire galaxy. Watch out for this brainy diva, as she’s known to be quite grumpy if things don’t go her way.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Astronaut uniform / helmet as an alternative with a tacky holiday vest/sweater on top.
Axi Dente is an imaginative professional victim. At times, this clumsy diva can be a very meticulous and impatient woman. She earns her way in this world by mysteriously causing accidents and winning lawsuits. The town of Snow Falls is growing tired of this queen of misfortune.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Decorate yourself with wacky ornaments. Bandage your hands, forehead, etc.
Elizabeth Winter is the blatantly honest food inspector. The food vendors of Snow Falls fear her, as she is a no-nonsense federal culinary detective. She’s shut down her share of restaurants in town and will hand out costly violations for even the most minor infractions. On a personal level, Elizabeth is known to be unapologetically truthful.
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.
Originally hailing from the UK, Meyer Yule traveled to America to fulfill a lifelong desire of owning a luxurious day spa. Meyer made the dream a reality by opening a spa named Tranquility. Meyer’s a bit of a one-upper, but this relaxation guru knows how to make customers feel like royalty!
Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. Optional to create and print fliers with coupons for your spa – Tranquility.
Life is one party at a time.
Now, it's time to have fun with your party. Always stay in character and make the experience your own. Get ready for a memorable time with your friends!