The John Bell BBQ: A Membership Dinner with Murfreesboro Little Theatre

Join friends, neighbors, Oaklands’ and Murfreesboro Little Theatre members alike for an evening of BBQ, libations, live music and performances on the grounds of historic Oaklands Mansion. You do not have to be a member to attend, but reservations are requested so there will be enough food for all.

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On Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 5:30PM-9:00PM guests will enjoy Whitt’s BBQ on the front lawn of historic Oaklands Mansion. Nestled in Oaklands Park, a native tree arboretum and natural wetlands, the mansion grounds also include Maney Spring, as well as, heritage and native gardens.

5:30PM – Murfreesboro Little Theatre Membership Meeting
6:00PM – Dinner is served and live music begins
6:30PM – Oaklands Membership Meeting
6:45PM – Awards Ceremony Begins (This will alternate with 2-4 awards and a song from the band)
7:30PM – Who Killed John Bell begins
8:00PM – Intermission of Who Killed John Bell- Final awards and speeches from MLT

“Come hungry, come casual and enjoy an evening of outdoor entertainment, a delicious meal and a full bar all on the grounds of historic Oaklands Mansion. If you aren’t a member of both organizations, please consider joining today” says James Manning, Executive Director of Oaklands Mansion.

A donation of $25.00 per person is recommended for non-members. Donations will be accepted, both at the door and in advance.

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Income from the membership meeting will help fund maintenance and preservation of Oaklands Mansion. You can join Oaklands anytime.

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Make your reservation online and Come hungry, Whitt’s BBQ will have enough food for everyone. Julie’s Bartending Service will provide an open bar. Don’t forget to bring your photo ID. Please bring your own chairs and blankets. Dogs are permitted, but must remain on a leash at all times.