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Holmes in the Heartland 2023: Arch Enemies

July 28-30, 2023

Sheraton Westport Plaza Hotel St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

A Sherlock Holmes weekend

featuring speakers, sites, vendors,
and Sherlockian 

for you and your rogues' gallery.


Schedule of Events

Friday, July 28

Architectural tour of the St. Louis Public Library at 2:30 PM

Viewing of the St. Louis Sherlock Holmes Research Collection
and other rare books at 3:30 PM

A night of Sherlockian socializing with friends old and new!


Saturday, July 29

Vendors tables open early and throughout the day!

The "Arch Enemies" conference includes these notorious presenters:
Ray Betzner • Cindy Brown • Steve Doyle
Beth Gallego • Mike McSwiggin • Kristin Mertz
Monica Schmidt • St. Louis Costume
rs Guild

Dinner banquet followed by
The Alpha Inn Goose Club Trivia Night
Hosted by Brad Keefauver as your trivia landlord and
a Texas-sized goose who bears an uncanny resemblance to Steve Mason!


Sunday, July 30

Guided tour of the Gateway Arch Museum, documentary film,
& trip to the top of the Gateway Arch  at 9:30 AM

Lunch at The Old Spaghetti Factory (not included in registration) at 12:00 noon

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Two Day Registration

for Friday & Saturday, July 28 & 29 - $130 

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Two Day Registration covers the Friday Sherlock Holmes Collection tour at the St. Louis Library, Saturday’s program including box lunch and dinner buffet, and, after dinner, the Alpha Inn Goose Club trivia night.  
(Please note: Dinner on Friday is not included, but a dinner gathering site for socializing will be announced prior to the weekend.)

Three Day Registration

for Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 28-30 - $160 

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Three Day Registration includes everything from the Two Day Registration PLUS Sunday's activities, which will include a trip to the St. Louis arch and a lunchtime social event to be named later.

Register by Mail

Mail a check made payable to Adam Presswood along with your name and email address to:

915 Olive St. 

Apartment 604

St. Louis, MO 63101

Hotel Information

Book your group rate for Holmes in the Heartland 2023 at Sheraton Westport Plaza

(Group rates for Holmes in the Heartland are available from Wednesday, July 26, 2023 through Wednesday, August 2, 2023.)

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