The Shire of Grey Gargoyles invites you to attend

Stone Dog Inn V: The Clash of the Tartans

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

Site Opens 9:30am, Closes 9:30pm

Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago

1212 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Planned Activities:
  • Fleecing (Period Games of Chance)
  • Highland Games.. of sorts
  • Populace Pillow Fight
  • Creat-A-Kilt Competition
  • Rapier Tournament
  • Ayreton Town Meeting
  • Variety Show
  • Vendors/Shopping
  • Scottish History
  • Dessert Subtlety Competition
  • The Auction

You will get a sack full of Stone Dog Inn coins upon entry!  Most activities are an opportunity to wager and earn your coins.  You can get additonal coins at our pawn shop, and there will be an auction in the evening to spend your hard won fortunes!!

Site Fees:

Adults $5 (plus $3 surcharge for non-members)

Children (Ages 6-12) $3

Children ages 6 and under FREE

University of Chicago Students FREE
(with current valid student ID)

Family Cap $20

Pre-reg to Lady Clare of Monkeswell:
Susan Valenta
800 Stockley Rd.
Downers Grove, IL 60516


Lunch will be available for a modest fee.


Created by Master Thomas Penyngton.

Adults $7 Pre-registered by 16-Feb-2008;
$9 at the door; Children 7-12 $4;

Ages 6 and under are free.

Tickets are limited.

The Tavern Style Feast will include:

  • Bread & Butter
  • Assorted Cheeses
  • Marinated Vegetables
  • Picked Eggs
  • Wild Game Sausage
  • Slow Roast Pork
  • Spinach & Cheese Tart

For more information regarding feast or the Dessert Competition, contact Master Thomas Penyngton <>


Times subject to change.

9:30am-10:00amSite Opens, TrollMain Foyer
10:00am-5:00pmMerchantsMain Foyer
10:00am-5:00pmFleecing (Period games of chance)Main Lounge
10:00am-2:00pmRapier Tournaments (Marshals Emmiken/Talib)Cloister Club
12:00pm-1:00pmLunch (by University of Chicago Students)West Library
2:00pm-3:00pmPopulace Pillow FightCloister Club
3:30pm-4:00pmMake Your Own Kilt CompetitionCloister Club
3:30pm-4:30pmVariety Show / Bardic ActivitiesThird Floor Theatre
4:00pm-5:00pmHighland GamesCloister Club
4:30pm-5:00pmAyreton Town MeetingThird Floor Theatre
5:30pm-7:00pmFeast by Master Thomas PenyngtonCloister Club
7:00pm-9:00pmThe Auction by Etienne Des la RochesThird Floor Theatre
9:00pm-9:30pmClosingThird Floor Theatre

The "Cloister Club" is the main hall, located just in the main door to the east of the foyer.

The "Main Lounge" is on the main floor, located west of the foyer up a small flight of stairs/ramp.  (Wheelchair accessible via lift elevator--please ask an event staff member for assistance.)

The "West Library" is on the main floor, behind the Main Lounge.

The "Third Floor Theatre" is at the top of the main staircase off the foyer and can be accessed by the elevator at the rear of the main foyer.

Event Steward:
Wolfram von Waldersbach
(Terrence Fernbach)
521 W. Briar Pl. #508, Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 732-0289 <>

Space is limited.  For information and reservations, contact Clare of Monkeswell (see pre-reg) or Wolfram von Waldersbach (event steward).  Merchants must provide their own tables and chairs.

Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago
1212 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

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Find the best route to I-90/94 on the south side of Chicago and exit Garfield Blvd/55th Street.  Head east on Garfield Blvd and proceed past 5 stoplights, crossing Martin Luther King Drive, entering Washing Park.  The road will fork a few times through the park--stay right until you reach Midway Plaisance Dr. and turn left.  Go to Woodlawn Ave., turn left, and park.&hnbsp; Ida Noyes Hall is on the northeast corner of Woodlawn and 59th Street.


Tedesco da Venezia (Christopher Todesco) <>