Check-In Information

Information for Check-in

In order for check-in to go as smoothly as possible, please refer to the following information:

If you have Accommodations with Ancient Lore Village.

  • Arrive any time after 3:00 pm, Thursday, May 16th, at Ancient Lore Village located at 7107 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920.
  • Check-in will occur at the front office.
  • You will need to check in with both Green Dragon Fest staff as well as Ancient Lore Village for your accommodations.
  • Your gift bag, with dice, dice trays, t-shirts, and other surprise goodies, will be waiting in your room.

If you have off site Accommodations

  • The courtesy shuttle leaving from the Airport Hilton Hotel located at 2001 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701 departs promptly at 4:30 pm. The shuttle will be awaiting passengers at the Conference Center Entrance (near the indoor pool).
  • If you are not riding the shuttle, you will need to secure your own transportation to Ancient Lore Village, located at 7107 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920.
  • Please be checked in by 6:00pm. This is when Cocktail hour and Session 0 Dinner begins.
  • You will receive your gift bag with dice, dice trays, t-shirts, and other goodies, upon check in.

What to expect for Introduction and Session 0 Dinner

  • While Baron de Ropp, your Master of Ceremonies, will be wearing a green tuxedo for the festivities, please do not feel obligated to wear anything other than your most comfortable clothes. Costumes are welcome, but not required!
  • Open Bar and Evening Social begins at 6:00pm in the Village Gardens.
  • Dinner will be served around 7:00 pm.
  • During this time, door prizes will be awarded, our Host Game Masters will be introduced, and we will go over our rules and guidelines for the event.
  • Your gift bag will contain a schedule for the full event.
  • No food or drink from off site is allowed on Ancient Lore Village grounds.


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