Girls Night Out gets 'Mysterious'

Vendors will be on hand for Tri Kappa's Girls Night Out.

CHESTERTON — Tri Kappa will host the third annual Girls Night Out fundraiser Sept. 21 at Urschel Laboratories. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for cocktails and browsing through select boutique vendors like Evolution Artisan Confections and Luketti jewelry. Serenity Salon and Spa will offer mini-pampering sessions. A special Mystery Improv performance from The Murder Mystery Co. begins at 7 p.m. with heavy appetizers.

Tickets are $60 in advance through Tri Kappa members and Eventbrite. Admission includes an hour and a half to browse 15 vendors with offerings from mini-massages, skincare and makeup, seasonal decor, teacher gifts, books for your favorite children, and quality kitchenware and limited edition leggings. At 7, attendees can load a plate with goodies from Nicole Bissonette (of Bartlett’s) and settle in to watch/participate in an improvisational mystery show. The evening concludes with a drawing for the limited raffle. Tickets are $20 each for a 1 in 300 chance to win $1000 cash from Centier Bank or one of 9 other prizes like a Lagos necklace from Martin Binder Jeweler.

Tri Kappa is a nonprofit that has been helping the Valparaiso community for more than 100 years. The money raised supports our community through scholarships, charities, and educational programs. 100 percent of Tri Kappa profits go back to the community.

Tri Kappa’s Iota Chapter does service projects like Preschool Vision Screening, reading to children at Hilltop Neighborhood House, volunteering for the Day of Caring, Popcorn Panic registration, and community art workshops. Annually, Tri Kappa holds three major fundraisers, Girls Night Out, the Terri Lynn Nut Sale, and the Taste of Valparaiso.

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