CAVE DEGREE 2017


 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017:

4 PM Hot dogs and hamburgers at Union Lodge #38

7 PM An ALABAMA FC degree will be conferred by Bolivar Lodge #127, Stevenson, AL.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2017:

8-11 AM Country Breakfast will be served at Union Lodge

9-11 AM Guests are invited to tour Eblen’s Cave.

9 AM Called District Meeting, Tall Cedars of Lebanon–Union Lodge Room

1 PM A GEORGIA MM degree will be conferred by Pickens Star Lodge #220 representing the 9th GA Masonic District

BRING A JACKET & A CHAIR TO SIT ON — THE CAVE IS COOL AND DAMP!

5-7 PM Pulled Pork dinner will be served at Union Lodge

   The Yellow Dog Degree will again be offered.  Time TBA.

WE HAVE CAVE DEGREE T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE AT UNION LODGE!

ACTIVITIES FOR THE LADIES:

Sat. Aug 19th at 1:00 P.M – Guided tour of  FORT SOUTHWEST POINT.  This will include a short video and a guided tour to show the buildings at the Fort, and the 8 pound cannon will be test fired. It will also include a display of much of the equipment that the troops had at that time. The ladies can walk to the Fort, about 2 miles along the river, or drive there as they wish. If the weather is not too hot, it is a great walk. This walk allows the participation to view the river and the wildlife associated with same. The Fort requests a donation of $2.00 to aid in the building program, but this is on a volunteer basis.

Sat. Aug 19th at 1:00 P.M. HAND MADE GREETING CARDS class. This will also start at 1:00 P.M. in the Lodge. The students will learn to make various cards, (birthday, Christmas, etc) This class will be free and all supplies will be furnished.

Sat. August 19th (time to be announced) QUILT MAKING DEMONSTRATION. This will allow the class to see what is required to make a hand made quilt. 

All of these activities will be about 2 hours in length.

Guests are invited to remain at the Lodge Hall (phone 865 -773-3938) while degrees are in progress.  Guests are asked to arrange their own transportation–UNION LODGE IS NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE GUEST TRANSPORTATION.  Dress for all events is casual. Family Members and Guests are invited to all meals.  There is no charge for meals, however, donations are appreciated.  Maps to the Cave, Cave Degree Pins and Masonic Jewelry  are also available at the Lodge.  Proceeds and donations are used to pay for Cave Degree expenses.

For motel reservations, you may wish to contact the Kingston Super 8 at 865-376-4965 or the Comfort Inn (Harriman) at 855-849-1513.  Other motels are also available in the area.

The area offers great antiquing in nearby Rockwood.  Visit the “old country soda fountain” and enjoy a root beer float.  Kingston is the site of Fort Southwest Point the only fort in Tennessee being reconstructed on its original foundation. The completed sections of the fort include a barracks, a blockhouse and 250 feet of palisade walls. The fort is owned, operated, and maintained by the City of Kingston.

Please note – At this time, the Grand Lodge of Tennessee does not recognize Prince Hall Freemasonry

 
 

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