Professor Mark P. Donnelly

The esteemed author, historian, and consummate gentleman, Professor Mark P. Donnelly, will share his wit and wisdom, this year including entertaining trivia, enlightening topics and a workshop.


Friday night, October 14, 10 p.m. 

Supranatural Pub Quiz: Join us in the Parlor Car aboard the Bierzug for a general trivia team quiz on the mythic, mystical, gruesome, ghastly, occult and obscure, hosted by Prof. Mark P Donnelly.


Saturday daytime, October 15

The Game of Holmes (part 1): Lecture/Presentation by Prof. Mark P Donnelly exploring the strange connection between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, Edward William Barton Wright and the martial art of Bartitsu.

The Game of Holmes (part 2): Participatory Workshop on the fundamental tactical and technical principles of Bartitsu and how the Victorian/Edwardian martial arts of Sherlock Holmes can be applicable to modern self-defense scenarios and combatives.