StoneTowerGlenn

Medieval Fantasies Company in cooperation with the Augusta County Parks and Recreation Department is honoured to present one of the finest Renaissance Faires in Virginia

The 12th Annual
Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire
Natural Chimneys Park, Mt. Solon, VA

June 27-28, 2015

Emerging from the myst ascending from the Glenn,
rise the spires of the Ancient Castle that gives unto this magical place its name, Stone Tower Glenn.
The majestic towers look over the brilliant white tents of the Faire below. 
Festive music complements the joyful sounds of laughter and merriment that abounds here.
While the aromas of delicious foods drift through the Merchant tents filled with wondrous wares,
marvel at the archers from the Greenwood as they demonstrate their skills from lands far and near.
Array thyself in your favorite garb and join us for a weekend of amazing Performers, Games to test your skills,
and more Wonders than can be enjoyed in a single day.  
 

    Saturday: 10am - 6pm, Masquerade Ball 4:30pm - 5:30pm followed by the Pub Sing!  

 Sunday: 10am - 5pm, "Are you Smarter than a Royal?" 4:00pm - 4:30pm followed by the Pub Sing!

Admission: $7 per carload, $10 per bus

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Period Weapons permitted, must be Peacebound by MFC Staff.   No alcohol or coolers allowed.
Bicycles, Golf Carts & Pets on leashes welcome!

 
   

 

  Archers of the Glenn

We are honoured to have a great number of talented Archers from a variety of backgrounds participating.
Archers will include The Hunters, The Yeomen, The Warriors and The Nobles 

Followed by the Royal Archery Contest
 

          

  Hear Ye Hear Ye - The Royal Archery Contest
shall be held each day upon the grounds of the Faire following the Archers of the Glenn.
The Tournament is open to one and all and is absolutely free. Participants shall be divided into two groups 12 and under and 13 and older.
Archers must be in Medieval, Renaissance or Fantasy attire and are required to provide their own equipment
however bows and arrows must meet the Standards of the Contest.

Arrows must have shafts of a natural material with field tips and bows are limited to recurve and longbows only.
No compound or PVC bows will be permitted.
The winner of each group will receive a Golden Arrow to signify their ability as Master Archers.

 
 
 


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   Armour Demonstration and Knighting Ceremony 
Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.
 
     


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2015 Faire Map

 
Spaces are available on a first come first served basis. To secure your space please contact us for Merchant, Performer or Living History Application/Contracts.

 

  1. Historical Swordsmanship Class - Sword Circle
  2. Archery / Axe Throw
  3. Teatime Teas
  4. Medieval Soaps
  5. MFC Market Place
  6. Madam Marcella's Handcrafted Jewelry
    & Tarot Reading
  7. Thunder and Spice
  8. Dragon's Lair
  9. D & J Ice Cream
  10. Royal Stage
  11. D & J Concessions
  12. D & J Root Beer
  13. Winds of Time Recorder Consort
  14. The Falconer of Philpott
  15. Lady Amethyst Tarot Reading
  16. Arrow Smith
  17. Magickal Things
  18. Faery Fancy Face Painting
  19. Medieval Fantasies Company - Royal Pavilion
  20. White Stag Manor - The Royal Huntsman and Seneschal
  21. Wedding Location
  22. Archery of the Middle Ages
  23. D & J Lemonade
  24. Masquerade Ball
  25. Dragon Tale Tavern
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2015 Featured Performers

     
 Their Majesties The Blackwolfs  


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  Sir Strongbow and Dame Noone
The Royal Huntsman and Seneschal
Demonstrating Medieval Hunting & Woodlore
 Medieval Weaving & Spinning
 

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  The Falconer of Philpott 
Master Falconer Robb Herbst
 

 

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Master David - Sword Swallower   
Sword Swallowing 101


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Flabbergast the Wizard
Offering Strolling and Stage Magic for your amazement.
   

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Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance music
 
Lady Amethyst, Tarot Reading
Royal Advisor to the King and Queen
Purveyor of Predictions, Wysdom and Lore

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The Tavern Merrymakers (Saturday only) 

 


Alcofribas Nasier (Saturday only) 
 
Certified Soothsayer

Winds of Time Recorder Consort (Saturday only) 

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The Welsh Corgi Show 
Princess Rhiannon and Welsh Corgi Luna

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2015 Featured Merchants


MFC Market Place
Offering Wooden Swords, Shields and Handmade Children's Leather Armour. Longbows, arrows and more!

Faery Fancy Face Painting

Medieval Soaps


Madam Marcella's Handcrafted Jewelry
 
Teatime Teas
A loose leaf tea company committed to serving the needs of the loose leaf tea lover. We strive to acquire the best loose leaf tea at a reasonable price.
 Magickal Things


D & J Concessions
Turkey Legs, Roasted Corn, Polish Sausage,
Italian Sausage, Steak and Cheese, Fresh Cut Fries, Frozen Cheesecake (on a stick dipped in chocolate), and Funnel Cake


D & J Lemonade


Old Fashion Soda
Soda, Root Beer, Ginger Ale, Cherry and Orange

 

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2015 Living History

 

     
     Master Joel - Village Blacksmith 
Hand forged Medieval Arrowheads and Weapons, Chainmail, Fire pokers, and more.

 

 

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2015 Games

 

   

   
 Archery

$1.00 for three shots

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 Historical Swordsmanship Class
Teaching Swordfighting
and offering Foam Swords for sale
 

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2015 Activities

 

       
 Chess   Enchanted Unicorn/Mystical Nightmare Ring Toss Dragon's Lair
Be sure to bring them cookies!
 
 
Stocks



Pub Sing
Find our Pub songs here!
 
 Are you smarter than a Royal?
Pit your knowledge and wit against the Royal Court
by answering their questions on all things Medieval & Renaissance. Sunday only, 4pm  

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Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire Masquerade Ball
Saturday 4:30pm - 5:30pm  

  

All Patrons Welcome!

                 Bransle       Maltese Bransle                           The Moresca                    Going to Jerusalem                                         Farandole                          Twirly  Reel

 

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The Royal Stage

Dragon Tale Tavern Faire Grounds
  Saturday, June 27, 2015
10 am Faire Opens   Faire Opens
10:30       
11 am Flabbergast the Wizard Tavern Merrymakers   
11:30 Master David -Sword Swallower  Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
 
12 noon Winds of Time Recorder Consort   Henry's Hunt Club 
12:30    Flabbergast the Wizard    
1pm      Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion  
1:30 Master David - Sword Swallower   Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music  
 
2 pm       Archery of the Middle Ages
2:30 Winds of Time Recorder Consort    The Royal Archery Contest  
3 pm Master David -Sword Swallower    Flabbergast the Wizard  
3:30  Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
The Maidens Three & Corgi Show   
4 pm   Tavern Merrymakers    
4:30   Masquerade Ball    
5 pm  
5:30   Pub Sing  
6 pm Faire Closes
  Sunday, June 28, 2015
10 am Faire Opens   Faire Opens
10:30      
11 am  Flabbergast the Wizard   Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
 
11:30 Master David -Sword Swallower    
12 noon      Henry's Hunt Club 
12:30 Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
    
1pm     Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion   
1:30 Master David -Sword Swallower  Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music 
  
2 pm Flabbergast the Wizard     Archery of the Middle Ages
2:30     The Royal Archery Contest  
3 pm Master David -Sword Swallower       Flabbergast the Wizard   
3:30   The Maidens Three & Corgi Show   
4 pm Are You Smarter than a Royal?  
4:30   Pub Sing  
5 pm Faire Closes

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  Let us make your
 Wedding Fantasies come true!

There is a $100.00 fee for the use of our Wedding Venues at any of our Events, this includes Free Admission (where applicable for up to 10 members of the Wedding Party, A Wedding Bower (decorated by the Wedding Client) and two flags of the Bride and Groom's Ancestry. There must be a signed Contract made between the Wedding Party and MFC. There may be Events where multiple Services are being conducted. Weddings are conducted at each Event in the order in which they are Contracted. No impromptu Services are allowed at any MFC Events.
 

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   Celebrate thy Birthday at Faire!
There is a $50.00 fee for the use of our Birthday Venue at any of our Events, this includes Free Admission (where applicable for up to 10 members of the Family, A Birthday Pavilion (decorated by the Client) and one flag of the Family Ancestry. The Birthday Boy or Girl (regardless of age!) is permitted first in line at the Knighting Ceremony. Finally the lucky Birthday Girl or Boy faces the Black Knight in (Safe) Combat!
There must be a signed Contract made between the Client and MFC. One Party per day of Faire permitted.
 

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No longer seeking Performers, Merchants and Living History Groups as well as Staff (Games, Shop Keepers, Knights) for the 2015 season.

We shall post Applications for the 2016 as soon as available.

For detailed information, guidelines and specification please see the MFC Handbook.

 

Selection of Performers, Merchants, Living History and other participants is based upon the following criteria: Period Tentage, Ability to fit within the theme and atmosphere of the Event, Type of Merchandise, Performance or Service offered, Prior participation and good standing with MFC, Completion of Application/Contract received with full payment of Merchant fee. Applications are accepted on a first come first served basis with returning Participants, who are of good standing, being given first refusal.   

 

Staff Application Living History Application Performer Application Merchant Application
All Merchants Wares Juried
Food Merchant Application
All Merchants Wares Juried
Roadie Application
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Period Tents/Pavilions available for Event Rental
Contact damedagrny@medievalfantasiesco.com for more information.

 

12'x12' Medieval Pavilion
5 Available for the 2016 Season

Water Proof Canvas Shelter 7 height
Pavilion will be setup and ready for your use upon arrival.
White PVC Walls provided for after hours or inclement weather.

$75 per weekend

 

Please contact Medieval Fantasies Company for further information.

Medieval Fantasies Company
3806 Churchville Ave
Mailing Address: PO Pox 13
Churchville, VA 24421
540-337-6324
sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com
ladydawn@medievalfantasiesco.com

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Scouting Through the Ages

Scouting Programs for Faire: By attending The Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire Scouts of all Ages are given the opportunities to complete the following Badge/Patch activities.

Brownies Junior Girl Scouts Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors All Scouts (Boys or Girls)

Renaissance Times Try-It

 

Medieval Maidens Try-It

Renaissance Times Badge

 

Medieval Maidens Badge

 

Making Medieval Magic

Renaissance Times IP

 

Medieval Maidens IP

 

Renaissance Times IP

Medieval Merriment Patch


For additional informaiton on Scouting Programs

 

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Directions

 

Natural Chimneys Regional Park

94 Natural Chimneys Ln,

Mount Solon, VA 22843

(540) 350-2510

On I-81, North or South: Take I-81, Exit 240. Exit onto SR 257, Traveling West [Right if traveling South on I-81, Left if traveling North on I-81, toward Bridgewater, VA.] At the intersection of SR 257 and US 42, go South [turn Left] on US 42. Travel 6 miles south on US 42 to the intersection of US 42 & SR 809/747. Travel West on SR 809/747 [turn Right] for about 4 miles to Mt. Solon, VA. At the 4-way Stop sign, Travel North [turn Right] on SR 731 for one mile. Find the entrance to Natural Chimneys Regional Park on your Right.

MapQuest Map

Accommodations:

Crimson Inn
116 North Main St.
Bridgewater, VA 22812
 
County Inn & Suites
27 Covenant Drive , Harrisonburg, VA 22801
 Comfort Inn
1302 Richmond Ave
Staunton, VA 24401
 Natural Chimneys Campground
94 Natural Chimneys Lane
Mt. Solon, VA 22843
 

 

North River Country Market
For all your convenience needs; fuel, food and ice.
Approximately 1/4 mile West of the Park Entrance.

 

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Event Sponsors
We invite you to be part of this Event! Contact Sir Blackwolf for Sponsorship opportunities!

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Augusta County
Parks & Recreation
Department
     

We invite one and all to be a part of one of the most unique and spectacular events in this area; The 2015 Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire held at the picturesque Natural Chimneys Park in Mt Solon Virginia. The Faire is in its twelfth year bringing forth to visitors both near and far, fun filled family entertainment. We invite you to be a part of the Faire with your generous Sponsorship that will enable us to offer thrilling displays of Knights in shining armour jousting at the tiltyard, and wondrous Performers such as Musicians, Magicians and Dancers to entertain the Patrons.
Sponsorship Packages Available
Pray offer any queries you may have and thank you very much!

We are at your service,
Chris & Mia Pugh
Medieval Fantasies Company
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Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire Souvenirs

T Shirts

Heavyweight 6.1-ounce, 100% cotton. Ice Grey Color with Dark Blue Imprint.
Available in S, M, L, XL, XXL or XXXL

Front Left Chest Imprint  Back Imprint 10 x12
Select Your Desired Size

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Medieval Fantasies Company
3806 Churchville Ave
Mailing Address: PO Box 13
Churchville, VA 24421
540-337-6324
sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com
ladydawn@medievalfantasiesco.com

                 

 

* Images are for promotional purpose only.  Specific vendors, performers or arrangement may vary.  

AKA:   Stone Tower Glen Renaissance Faire or STG Renaissance Fair