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Murder Mystery:
Death in the Desert: An Atomic Age Mystery

July 21, 2024 • Start: 5:00 PM
Six-Mile Ordinary Distillery • 700 Fay St, Columbia, MO 65201

Six-Mile Ordinary and Detect Nerd presents another murder mystery event! It is 1953 in New Mexico. Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory is having a “beach” party celebrating corporate America with its employees and their family members — that’s you! The bash will take place at our employee clubhouse on campus. Light up the atomic grill and jiggle that jello, let’s have a ball!

Test out your investigative and roleplaying abilities at this one-of-a-kind event. Character assignments will be given out when you arrive. Grilled picnic foods, along with sides, are included.
----> Tickets are $50 and spots are limited! There are only 40 tickets available. Costumes are strongly encouraged!
*Pay a $25 deposit now - pay the rest when you get to the event!*

Trivia Night:
Sports Trivia Night

July 21, 2024 • Start: 5:00 PM
Six-Mile Ordinary Distillery • 700 Fay St, Columbia, MO 65201


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May 16, 2023
Detect Nerd on KBIA's "Thinking Out Loud"

A great afternoon chat with "Columbia's Voice of NPR," Darren Hellwege. Topics include: Detect Nerd; nerds; nerd-adjacency; other.


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Tiny Dungeon:
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August 23, 2024 • Start: 7:00 PM

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