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

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

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


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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. Wedding Location
  4. Thunder and Spice
  5. Dragon's Lair
  6. D & J Concessions
  7. Royal Stage
  8. D & J Root Beer
  9. Masquerade Ball
  10. Dragon Tale Tavern
  11. Winds of Time Recorder Consort
  12. The Falconer of Philpott
  13. Amethyst Cauldron
  14. Village Blacksmith
  15. Camelot Moon
  16. Medieval Soaps
  17. Faery Fancy Face Painting
  18. MFC Market Place
  19. Templar Encampment
  20. Madam Marcella's Handcrafted Jewelry
    & Tarot Reading
  21. Archers of the Glenn
  22. Archery/ Axe Throw
  23. Historical Swordsmanship Class - Sword Circle
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2016 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
 

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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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2016 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

Amethyst Cauldron
Candles, Sachets, Oils,
and Pendulum Divination
 
Madam Marcella Tarot Reading
 


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



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

 

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2016 Living History

 

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

 

Templar Knight
Living History Encampment

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2016 Games

 

   

   
 Archery / Axe Throw

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 Historical Swordsmanship Class
Teaching Swordfighting
and offering Practice Swords for sale
 

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2016 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!

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

 

 

 

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The Royal Stage

Dragon Tale Tavern Faire Grounds
  Saturday, June 25, 2016
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 26, 2016
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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Now seeking Performers, Merchants and Living History Groups as well as Staff (Games, 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
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

16'x16' Medieval Pavilion
1 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
3806 Churchville Ave
Mailing Address: PO Pox 13
Churchville, VA 24421
Office: 540-294-1846
Market Place: 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)

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.

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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
3806 Churchville Ave
Mailing Address: PO Pox 13
Churchville, VA 24421
Office: 540-294-1846
Market Place: 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