‘Casino Night at The Saloon’ in Lena Print
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Written by James Beaudry   
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 10:33

Lena, IL--Timber Lake Playhouse and The Rafters will present ‘Casino Night at The Saloon’ on Saturday, April 12 at The Rafters in Lena, Illinois. The Western Saloon themed evening will benefit Timber Lake Playhouse and includes buffet dinner, dessert bar, sixteen gaming tables with professional dealers, live entertainment by Jason Stone and prizes at the end of the night. The all-inclusive ticket for Casino Night is $50 and includes $1000 worth of play gambling money. Tickets should be purchased in advance at www.timberlakeplayhouse.org or by calling 815-244-2035.

The Western Buffet starts the evening from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. It will include Cole Slaw, BBQ Pork, Baked Chicken on the Bone, Cowboy Beans Trio, Fire Roasted Corn and Hoagie Bread. A dessert bar of Apple Crisp, Peach Cobbler and Bread Pudding continues until 9:00 pm.  Each attendee will receive a bucket with $1,000 in Fun Casino Chips to start them off at the gaming tables, which will be run by Stardust Productions. Tables will be operating between 6:00 and 9:00 pm. Additional chips may be purchased. They can be redeemed for chances to win prizes at 9:00 pm. A 50/50 raffle will also be held.

The evening continues with live music by Jason Stone from 9:00 pm to 12:00 am. There will be a cash bar all evening with drink specials, as well. Western dress is encouraged!

The Rafters Restaurant and Catering is a family owned and operated business that has been serving Northern Illinois for over 11 years.  Currently spearheaded by Gary and Ross Vehmeier, and located at 9426 W. Wagner Road in Lena, The Rafters serves lunch and dinner specials in their restaurant and bar spaces, and introduced new specialties including a brewery/distillery and smokehouse in 2013.

Timber Lake Playhouse has been bringing professional theatrical entertainment to northwest Illinois since 1962. Executive Director James Beaudry said, “TLP and The Rafters share a common goal of giving people in the region a great night out. We’re thrilled to partner with everyone at The Rafters for what promises to be a fun evening for a great cause.”

Coming up May 3-4, Timber Lake Playhouse presents “The Sing-a-longa Sound of Music” at the Playhouse in Mount Carroll, Illinois. Experience the Academy Award winning film starring Julie Andrews on the big screen, but this time, as a sing-a-long for the entire audience. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded for the most creative. Tickets are $15 and include a prop fun bag. Show times are May 3 at 6:30 pm and May 4 at 2 pm. Tickets available through www.timberlakeplayhouse.org or at 815-244-2035.

‘Casino Night at The Saloon’ will take place April 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm at The Rafters, 9426 W. Wagner Road, Lena, Illinois, 61048. Tickets are $50 each. To purchase, or for more information, visit timberlakeplayhouse.org or call 815-244-2035.

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