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Chandler Museum trivia nights offer great food, drinks and fun with friends sharing their knowledge of local history
Marshall Shore, Arizona's Hip HistorianChandler Museum Trivia Night returns to The Ostrich Bar in Downtown Chandler on Tuesday, May 30, with Hip Historian Marshall Shore hosting the festivities from 7-9 p.m. Trivia Nights combine historic photos from the museum’s archive with delicious food and drinks, and plenty of kitsch and outrageous fun emceed by Shore. The Ostrich is located in the basement of Crust, adjacent to the San Marcos Resort, at 10 N. San Marcos Place.
“Our next Trivia Night is a fun way for people to ease back into a normal week after the long Memorial Day weekend,” said Chandler Museum Administrator Jody Crago. “Come out and enjoy a craft cocktail in one hand and a pencil in the other while you answer questions about the history behind some Chandler’s streets, their names and their happenings.”
This is the first of four trivia events scheduled by the Museum for 2017. The second event on Tuesday, June 13, will move to a new location, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 4955 S. Arizona Ave. From 7-9 p.m., attendees will hear all about the East Valley’s baseball past as told by Shore and compete with other trivia enthusiasts.
“We had such a great turnout last year for our trivia nights,” Crago said. “This year, between Alamo Drafthouse and The Ostrich, we are having these events at two of the coolest places in Chandler!”
Additional Trivia Night sessions are being planned for The Ostrich in August and Alamo in October. Reservations are requested for teams of four to six to take part in the fun at these events.
  • Chandler Museum
    The Chandler Museum is an innovative environment where the community comes together to share our stories, store our cultural heritage and experience Chandler as a people and place. The vision of the Museum is to be the community’s principal resource to explore its people’s history, culture, and their place in a rapidly changing world of today – within and without the walls of a building.
  • Marshall Shore
    Marshall Shore, Arizona’s Hip Historian, is passionate about uncovering the weird, the wonderful, and the obscure treasures from our past: the semi-forgotten people, places, and events that have made us who we are today. Shore uses storytelling, found film footage, old photographs, ephemera, and artifacts to bring our state’s heritage to life in entertaining and educational presentations.
  • The Ostrich
    Located directly below Crust Chandler, the Ostrich is a neighborhood craft cocktail lounge inspired by the rich history dating back to the City’s founding days of 1912. The Ostrich is making a name for itself around the Valley as a destination for the best cocktails in town. It is open 7 p.m. to midnight, Tuesday through Saturday. If the light at the top of the stairs is on, The Ostrich is open.
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema offers the best in film, food and drink – all in one seat. Boasting an in-lobby bar and reserved seating, Alamo is a theater created by movie lovers, for movie lovers. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is located at 4955 S. Arizona Ave. on the northeast corner of Arizona Ave. and Chandler Heights Road. More information is online at