We are a scion society of the Baker Street Irregulars located in the greater Puget Sound region of Western Washington. We gather on the 3 rd Sunday of each month at 1:30 pm to discuss Sherlockiana of all kinds.  Join us at the historic Queen Anne Library. Guests are always welcome.

Honors, Recognitions & Winners at our 2019 Masters’ Celebration

Twenty-five members attended The Sound of the Baskervilles’ 37th Annual Masters’ Celebration on March 2, 2019! What were we celebrating? … why the meeting of Sherlock Holmes & Dr. John H. Watson in March 1881 and the winners of our “Footprints of a Gigantic Hound Award”!! You’ll find lots of details and some of the… Continue reading Honors, Recognitions & Winners at our 2019 Masters’ Celebration

The Ongoing Adventures of the Sound of the Baskervilles!

By:  SOB Associate Editor Lauren Messenger Autumn always makes me want to reread the Sherlock Holmes stories. Something about the shortening days, the crispness of the air, planning  spooky costumes and decorations for Halloween, and curling up with a mug of tea makes me crave the mystery and adventure that I find in the adventures… Continue reading The Ongoing Adventures of the Sound of the Baskervilles!

Awards and Recognition Galore at the SOB 2018 Masters’ Celebration!

The Sound of the Baskervilles in 2018 have had a very busy few months!! March included our 36th Masters’ Celebration, saluting Holmes’ and Watson’s meeting in March 1881, and held on March 10 at Vince’s Italian Restaurant in Federal Way, WA. There were awards and recognitions galore! Al Nelson presented a memento to outgoing Treasurer… Continue reading Awards and Recognition Galore at the SOB 2018 Masters’ Celebration!

Rollicking Good Fun at SOB’s February Meeting

As reported in the March 2018 issue of The SOBs’ monthly newsletter, Ineffable Twaddle,  we had a slightly belated Valentine’s Day party, lots of photo ops, and praise for our authors abounded! We celebrated the November 2017 publication of Chris Redmond’s new anthology “About Being a Sherlockian: 60 Essays Celebrating the Sherlock Holmes Community”! It… Continue reading Rollicking Good Fun at SOB’s February Meeting

Holiday Jollification!

Carrol Clemens was our hostess again this year as 14 SOBs gathered for the annual Will Crakes Memorial Jollification. Bob Coghill, from the Stormy Petrels of Vancouver, B.C., was cat sitting again in Maple Valley, so he joined us—lucky us and lucky cat. He—Bob, that is—took a video of us around Carrol’s living room and the table full of Christmas goodies to send to David and Terri. We missed… Continue reading Holiday Jollification!