CAVE DEGREE 2017


ACTIVITIES FOR THE LADIES.  Many brothers bring along their ladies to this event.  This year we’d like your input as to what activities they might be interested in.  We are considering: 1. An Origami class focusing on making two types of greeting cards (1-2 hours) 2. A stained glass window project (off-site).  About $15-$20.  3.  A handmade quilt demonstration. 4.  An art class using oil paints (about 2 hours). Paint and bring your art home.  Cost about $30-$35.  5. A guided tour of Fort Southwest Point (about 1 1/2 hours.  A nice walk to and from the Fort or a short drive.  Cost $2 per person. 10 to 40 people.

Please ask your lady which activities she would be most interested in and get back to us via e-mail at:  unionlodge38fam@gmail.com

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017:

4 PM Dinner 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 Meeting Burlington Forest #207, 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.

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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