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 13th Annual
Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire
Natural Chimneys Park, Mt. Solon, VA

June 25-26, 2016

Saturday: 10am - 6pm       Sunday: 10am - 5pm

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.  

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!

 
 
      
   
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2016 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. Medieval Fantasies Company - Royal Pavilion
  2. White Stag Manor - The Royal Huntsman and Seneschal
  3. Leland/Phillips Wedding (Sunday)
  4. Winds of Time Recorder Consort (Saturday only)
  5. Dragon's Lair
  6. D & J Beverages
  7. Ice Cream
  8. Royal Stage
  9. Masquerade Ball
  10. Dragon Tale Tavern
  11. D & J Concessions
  12. The Falconer of Philpott
  13. Amethyst Cauldron
  14. Restrooms
  15. Camelot Moon
  16. Faery Fancy Face Painting
  17. MFC Market Place
  18. Thunder and Spice
  19. Madam Marcella's Handcrafted Jewelry
    & Tarot Reading
  20. White Willow Chandlery
  21. Sun Dame
  22. Archers of the Glenn
  23. Parodi Medieval Arts Equestrians
  24. Templar Encampment
  25. Archery/ Axe Throw
  26. Sword Circle
  27. Restroom

 

 

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  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

 
 The Royal Archery Contest shall be held each day upon the grounds of the Faire. 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 wooden shafts with field tips and bows are limited to recurve and longbows only. This Tournament follows IFAA Standards as a guideline.
The winner of each group will receive a Golden Arrow to signify their ability as Master Archers.
All Archers must preregister at the Royal Pavilion no later than 1:30pm.


Pray find Full Archery Contest Rules herein
 

 

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      The Royal Knighting Ceremony 
Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.
Knighting Ceremony 

2016 Featured Performers

     
 Are you smarter than a Royal?
Pit your knowledge and wit against the Royal Court
by answering their questions on all things Medieval & Renaissance.
Saturday and Sunday at 12 noon
 Their Majesties The Blackwolfs


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

Henry Hunt Club - Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m.
 

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 Parodi Medieval Arts Equestrians
Horse & Knight Training and Games
   

 

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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


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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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2016 Featured Merchants


Sticks & Wicks
Handcrafted Candles and Fragrance Melts
featured at the MFC Market Place

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


The Potter's Hut
Handcrafted Pottery Chalices, Bowls and Plateware featured at the MFC Market Place

Faery Fancy Face Painting

Camelot Moon
Old World, Renaissance and New Age Merchandise


Amethyst Cauldron
Candles, Sachets, Oils,and Pendulum Divination
 
Sun Dame

Wire wrapped Jewelry, Unicorn Crowns and Elf Ear Cuffs
 
Madam Marcella
 
Hand Crafted Jewelry & Tarot Reading

White Willow Chandlery
Sword Circle
Sword Circle LLC
Fight a Knight, Feather Pens, Leather Books and Figures

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

Soft Serve Ice Cream


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

 

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2016 Living History

 

 

Templar Knight Living History Encampment   Templar Knight
Living History Encampment

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2016 Games

 

 
 Archery
$2.00 for Four Arrows

 

 

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2016 Activities

 

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



 

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

All Patrons Welcome!

Maltese Bransle - The Moresca - Going to Jerusalem - Farandole - Twirly Reel
     

 

 

 

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The Royal Stage

Faire Grounds
  Saturday, June 25, 2016
10 am   Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
Faire Opens
10:30   Flabbergast the Wizard   
11 am   Parodi Medieval Arts Equestrians
11:30 Master David -Sword Swallower  
12 noon Winds of Time Recorder Consort Are You Smarter than a Royal?
12:30  Flabbergast the Wizard    
1pm    Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion  
1:30  Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
 
2 pm Master David - Sword Swallower     Archers of the Glenn
2:30 Winds of Time Recorder Consort  The Royal Archery Contest  
3 pm   Flabbergast the Wizard Parodi Medieval Arts Equestrians
3:30  Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
 The Maidens Three & Corgi Show
4 pm   Henry's Hunt Club  
4:30  Masquerade Ball    
5 pm  
5:30  Master David -Sword Swallower, Bed of Nails  
6 pm Faire Closes
 
 

The Royal Stage

Faire Grounds
  Sunday, June 26, 2016
10 am   Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
Faire Opens
10:30 Flabbergast the Wizard  
11 am   Leland/Phillips Wedding
11:30 Master David -Sword Swallower  
12 noon    Are You Smarter than a Royal?
12:30 Flabbergast the Wizard   
1pm   Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion   
1:30 Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
  Parodi Medieval Arts Equestrians
2 pm Master David -Sword Swallower    Archers of the Glenn
2:30   The Royal Archery Contest  
3 pm    Flabbergast the Wizard   
3:30   The Maidens Three & Corgi Show 
4 pm   Henry's Hunt Club 
4:30 Master David -Sword Swallower   
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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Now seeking Performers, Merchants and Living History Groups as well as Staff (Roadies, Knights) for the 2016 season.

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. Contact sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com to request an Application. 

 

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

 

12'x12' Medieval Pavilion
3 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

16'x16' Medieval Pavilion
0 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.

$100 per weekend

 

Please contact Medieval Fantasies Company for further information.

Medieval Fantasies Company
P.O. Box 13
Churchville, VA 24421
540-294-1846
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)

Medieval Maidens Try-It

Making Medieval Magic

Renaissance Times IP

Medieval Merriment Patch




F
or additional information 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!

  AugustaCountySeal
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 2016 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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Medieval Fantasies Company
P.O. Box 13
Churchville, VA 24421
540-294-1846
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