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's time to hunt for the tackiest holiday sweater that you can find.  This is where your story begins.

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Invited Guests



Town Gossip

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.



 Choir Director

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.


 Toy Developer 

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.



News Reporter

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.



 Hollywood Icon 

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.



 Homicide Detective

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.



Local Actor 

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.



 Pastry Chef 

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.



Professional Victim

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.



 Food Inspector 

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.



Massage Therapist

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.


 Personal Chef to Roxy Rich 

Charlie Chestnut is the slightly quirky and high-strung Portuguese personal chef of Roxy Rich.  Charlie is best known for opening five star restaurants around the globe as well as a prior hit television cooking show, The Essence of Chestnut.  Nobody really knows what happened to Charlie’s career in the limelight, as it seems as though Charlie dropped off the face of the Earth to take the job with Roxy Rich.

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.  Chef’s hat as an optional prop.



Animal Shelter Manager

Andy White is the highly intellectual animal shelter manager.  A dependable hard worker, Andy is a true and loyal friend.  However, Andy has a rather intrusive obsessive-compulsive disorder that others find disturbing at times.  The animals at the shelter never mind it, however.

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. 



 Christmas Tree Stylist

Crew Grincher is the antisocial Christmas tree stylist that suffers from severe anger management issues.  Crew is extremely judgmental and this quality tends to offend the customers of Gracy’s Department Store.  Crew also has an intense fear of germs so getting too close is out of the question!

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.  Decorate yourself in Christmas tree ornaments, garland, and tinsel.



 Greeter, Hallmart Supercenter 

Kennedy Bowman is the discontented greeter at Hallmart Supercenter.  Kennedy despises people, so s/he isn’t really the right person to welcome customers into the store.  Therefore, Kennedy wants nothing more than to find employment elsewhere.  However, Kennedy doesn’t have any skills!

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.  Make a nametag with your name on it that says Hallmart Supercenter.



 Candle Maker 

Stevie Poinsettia is the boisterous candle maker and owner of The Wax Emporium, which is the largest candle store in Snow Falls.  Lately, Stevie has been stressed because of the unfortunate accident  that happened in the store, but hopefully s/he can pull out of the emotional and financial slump before Christmas.

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.  Bring some candle samples with you for the other guests to see (optional).



 Snowflake Lodge Manager

Olly Joy is the no-nonsense manager of the Snowflake Lodge.  Olly traditionally hosts the annual ugly Christmas sweater party at the lodge, and it has always been a huge success. Olly is in great spirits this holiday season, as s/he has let all of the lodge’s staff off for the night to enjoy the party.  Olly will certainly have his/her hands full being the only one in charge.

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater. 



 Pop Icon 

Natalie Nutmeg is the former child star turned pop icon. Once a child performer in the Mickey Club, Natalie rose to supreme stardom with her last single Hooked on Cheese.  Natalie sells out concerts, has platinum records, and can’t go anywhere without a mob of paparazzi buzzing around her. 

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.  Wear pop star attire under your sweater such as a sequin skirt, red fishnets and shiny boots.



 Rock Star

 Max Maximus is the unpredictable rock star from the UK.  You can never foresee what Max will do, so be prepared for absolutely anything.  Max is definitely out for attention and believes all press is good press.   That’s probably why she ate a mound of fire ants and posted it on UTube.  She nearly died from the act, but never missed a show on her tour, performing two nights straight with an IV attached to her arm and a swollen face and throat.

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.  Ripped jeans or leggings, crazy colored and dreadlocked hair (a wig).



 CEO, Toys B Us

Edward Smooge is the miserly Chief Executive Officer of Toys B Us.  He despises anything that he feels wastes time and money. The employees of Toys B Us wonder why such a man would want to be in charge of such a large toy corporation.  He certainly doesn’t have a shred of youth left in his personality and doesn’t care about kids having fun. All Edward Smooge cares about is the bottom line.

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.  Top hat and small, circular glasses or a monocle.



 Fashion Model

Talia Tinsels is the air-headed runway fashion model from South Africa.  Talia is gorgeous inside and out, but her brain power doesn’t quite measure up to her other assets.  She is the first, and usually only, person to say something foolish in a group conversation.  She definitely keeps people laughing…at her.

Suggested attire: Tacky holiday sweater.  Wear something high fashion in addition to your Christmas sweater such as a wreath on your head.


  Event Planner

Brenda Blitzen is the energetic event organizer and the only one in town. Brenda doesn’t take life seriously, and is the first one to laugh at a joke…even if it isn’t funny or meant to be a joke.  Brenda is a happy girl.

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater.



  ER Nurse

Heather Hark is the arrogant nurse from Snow Falls Medical Center.  Heather vowed to take care of patients when she chose a career in the medical field, Ironically, Heather doesn’t have a caring bone in her body.

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater.  Stethoscope as an optional prop.



  Personal Shopper

Merry Wonderland is one of the most hilarious people you will ever have the pleasure of meeting.  Merry’s a knee-slapping amateur comedian at night and a personal shopper by day!  Merry is constantly encouraged to pursue a career as a professional comic. One day, this may become a reality.

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater.  Bring some funny jokes with you to tell your friends!.



  Christmas Telegram Performer

Glenda Manger is the accident-prone Christmas telegram performer in Snow Falls.  With a constant stream of bad luck, this ill-fated entertainer lives her life under a black cloud.  Glenda lacks good manners and charisma, so this is not a lady to bring home to meet the parents - unless they own a charm school.

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater.



  Reality Television Star

Whitney Wreathman is the brazen and beautiful reality television star on the hit television show Whitney’s World. She flaunts her beauty and is intolerant of moronic behavior.  Don’t make this gorgeous star angry unless you want to bathe in your beverage.

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater, glamorous hair and makeup.



  Sweet Shop Manager

Ginger Breadman is the childish manager of The Gingerbread Shop – a yummy holiday sweet shop in Snow Falls.  She loves Christmas so much - she wears a pair of reindeer antlers year round!  Ginger loves to sing Christmas songs because she says it makes her feel like a child again.

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater and reindeer antlers as a prop.



  Sweet Shop Employee

The Gingerbread Shop is a yummy holiday sweet shop that is smack-dab in the middle of Snow Falls.  The employees are known for being as gleeful as Christmas elves.  It has been rumored that singing Christmas songs to the manager, Ginger Breadman, is the only way to land a job there.

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater and any type of additional fun prop like elf ears, a Santa hat, etc.




Candy Lights is the self-proclaimed nerd and mathematician.  This math geek is employed by the National Space Exploration Organization(NSEO) to design and analyze new space station models.  Candy Lights isn’t friendly and often claims numbers are her only true friends. 

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater.  Calculator as an optional prop.




Polly Polar is a famous Hollywood film star.  Polly is spoiled and indulges in the finest that life has to offer.  If it has sequins and feathers, she’s wearing it. If there’s caviar and expensive champagne, she’s there!  

Suggested attire: Glamorous Christmas sweater with sequins and feathers on it.  



  Disc Jockey

Bee Boughman is the energetic disc jockey for the Snow Falls Lounge.  She keeps the dance floor moving and the energy high as she cranks out the latest hits through the club.  Just don’t ask Bee to play a specific song, as she doesn’t take requests.

Suggested attire: Trendy Christmas attire with a tacky Christmas sweater on top.  Optional to have headphones as a prop.



  Amusement Park Actor

Joseph Cupid is the socially awkward actor at Winter Wonderland - an amusement park in Snow Falls.  Joseph walks the grounds of the park as Mr. Christmas spreading holiday cheer to all of the guests.  Joseph loves his job and is the most jovial person you’ll ever meet.   

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater and over-the-top decorations on yourself such as ornaments, tinsel, etc..




Harold Flake has been unemployed ever since he inherited his home from his great grandmother years ago.  He routinely borrows money from friends for his living experiences.  Everybody in town ducks out of sight when they see Harold, as he always asks for a loan.  As ducks fly with ducks, Harold is often seen hanging out with his fellow moochers.

Suggested attire: Too-sizes too small Christmas sweater and jeans.  An empty wallet as an optional prop.




Harold Flake’s mooching friends have latched on to Harold’s meticulous plan of borrowing and begging to get by from day to day. Without a shred of ambition, these couch potatoes do nothing but watch television and play video games.

Suggested attire: Too-sizes too small Christmas sweater and jeans.  An empty wallet as an optional prop.



Former Department Store Santa

Frank Incense was recently released from the county jail for charges of public disturbance and vandalism.  Frank was fired from his job as a department store Santa Claus. He became so angry about the termination, he ripped apart Santa’s village and was arrested.  Frank was fired for good reason. He always arrived to work late, left early, and told lies to the kids about Santa Claus being on vacation this year.

Suggested attire: Raggedy Santa Claus uniform with a tacky Christmas sweater. Make smudges on your face as if you are dirty and haven’t bathed.



  Toy Store General Manager

Mark Sleigh is the ambitious general manager of Tinker Toy Store in Snow Falls.  Even though he works for a small business, Mark does whatever it takes to compete with the bigger toy conglomerates likeToys B Us.  Mark has his work cut out for him and is feeling the pressure of the holiday season.

Suggested attire: Business casual attire with a tacky Christmas sweater.



  Department Store Elf

Jaxson Fire is the anxious department store elf at Bells Department Store.  He has seen his share of Santa Claus actors come and go this season, as it seems the store manager keeps hiring whack jobs for the role.  Jaxson does his best to deal with the stress caused by his colleagues, but has recently been put on anti-anxiety medication.

Suggested attire: Christmas elf costume with a tacky Christmas sweater on top.  Fake pill bottles of anti-anxiety meds as a prop (fill with jelly beans.)



  Department Store Santa

Nicholas Velvet is the newly-hired department store Santa Claus at Bells Department Store.  Nicholas is mean-spirited and is so withdrawn, he ignores the kids as they sit in his lap.  It’s only a matter of time before the store manager fires good ol’ unsociable Nick.

Suggested attire: Santa Claus attire with a tacky holiday sweater instead of Santa’s jacket.  White wig, glasses and beard as optional props.



  Lounge Singer

Randy Dasher is an aspiring rock star and local lounge singer. He believes he is talented but hasn’t been lucky enough to find his big break yet.  If there’s ever a need for a peacemaker, head for Randy.

Suggested attire: Trendy Christmas sweater.



   Gift Wrap Specialist

Deck Hallman is a disgruntled gift wrapper at Bells Department Store. There are two sides to this present designer and only one of them is worth being on. If you have something to offer Deck, s/he’s the nicest person you’ll ever meet.  Double-cross Deck, and you’ll see a dark side.

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater with a gift bow on your head.



   Build a Teddy Bear Stylist

Cass Chimney is a helpful stylist for the Build a Teddy Bear Store – a workshop where kids can design their own stuffed bears.  Cass seems nice, but nobody knows the true person lurking inside. 

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater.  A stuffed teddy bear as an optional prop.



  Christmas Stocking Designer

Joss Angel is the cranky Christmas stocking designer.    Joss has a relatively successful online business selling customized Christmas stockings.  However, during most of the year, Joss doesn’t have enough to do and stirs up trouble for many people.

Suggested attire: Tacky Christmas sweater with tacky Christmas stockings hanging from it.



  Tennis Player

North Snow is the belligerent professional tennis player that suffers from severe anger management issues.  North is judgmental, and this behavior offends the other tennis players, officials, and spectators who may get in North’s way.  

Suggested attire: Tennis costume with a Christmas sweater.  Tennis racket as an optional prop.

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