34th Masonic District

                                            

2017 - Special Events History

January - September

 

January Events:

Friday 6th

28th Annual Masonic Community Red Cross Blood Drive hosted by Conover Lodge No. 709 from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm located at the Conover Fire Department and Hickory Lodge No. 343 from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm located at the Hickory Masonic Lodge. 

 

Thursday 26th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217.  Dinner at 6:00 pm.  Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

February Events:

Thursday 16th

Emergent Communication for the Second Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217.  Dinner at 6:00 pm.  Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

March Events:

Saturday 11th

"Ham Day" at Riverside Lodge No. 606. 

 

Monday 13th

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Catawba Lodge No. 248. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 16th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Thursday 16th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Denver Lodge No. 757. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Monday 17th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Maiden Lodge No. 592. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Sunday 19th - Tuesday 21st

Grand York Rite annual Communication - Greensboro.  Check NC Grand York Rite website for additional details and schedules.

 

Thursday 23rd

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Hibriten Lodge No. 262. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 23rd

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Cookville Lodge No. 502. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Friday 24th

York Rite Fall Festival - Hibriten Lodge No. 262, Lenoir, NC.  Dinner at 5:30 pm. Degrees start at 6:30 pm.

 

Saturday 25th

York Rite Fall Festival - Hickory Lodge No. 343, Hickory, NC.  7:00 am for a light breakfast. Degrees continue at 8:00 am.

 

Monday 27th

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Cookville Lodge No. 502. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Thursday 30th

M... W... Grand Master A. Gene Cobb, Jr. will be holding one of his many statewide District Meetings at Hibriten Lodge No. 262, host lodge for the 34th Masonic District this year.  Dinner begins at 6:00.  Meeting begins at 7:00 pm.  Contact DDGM Randy Sharpe, Jr. with the number of attendees from your lodge so that the appropriate number of meals can be planned.  You are required to pay for the number you commit.

 

April Events:

Thursday 6th

Emergent Communication for the Second Degree - Conover Lodge No. 709. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Friday 7th

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Catawba Lodge No. 248. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Tuesday 11th

Emergent Communication for the Second Degree - Cookville Lodge No. 502. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 20th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Friday 28th

Spring Reunion - Valley of Charlotte, Scottish Rite in conjunction with the Valley of Greensboro.  Being held in Greensboro, NC. Times to be announced later.

 

Saturday 29th

Spring Reunion - Valley of Charlotte, Scottish Rite in conjunction with the Valley of Greensboro.  Being held in Greensboro, NC. Times to be announced later.

 

May Events:

Saturday 6th

Annual Pancake Breakfast for Charity!  Hickory Masonic Center - Open to the Public beginning at 7:00 am - 11:00 am.  Cost is $5.00 per person, Children 12 and under eat FREE.  Contact Brother James Hope, Junior Warden or Hickory Lodge #343 @ 828-322-8016  www.hickorymasoniccenter.org

 

Monday 15th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Catawba Lodge No. 248. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 18th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Cookville Lodge No. 502. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 18th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Monday 22nd

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Maiden Lodge No. 592. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

June Events:

Saturday 3rd

Oasis Shrine Ceremonial - Hickory, NC...More details on times to follow.

 

Monday 12th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Maiden Lodge No. 592, Newton, NC.

 

Tuesday 13th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Catawba Lodge No. 248, Newton, NC.

 

Thursday 15th

Emergent Communication for the Second Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Tuesday 20th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Denver Lodge No. 757, Denver, NC.

 

Thursday 22nd

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Conover Lodge No. 709, Conover, NC.

 

Thursday 22nd

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Saturday 24th  - Sunday 25th

Denver Lodge No. 757 - Hosting Ham Radio Field Day (nationwide contest). Begins at 2 pm Saturday and ends 2 pm Sunday.

 

Monday 26th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Riverside Lodge No. 606, Catawba, NC.

 

Monday 26th

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Conover Lodge No. 709. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 29th

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Denver Lodge No. 757. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

July Events:

Monday 3rd

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Mystic Tie Lodge No. 237, Marion, NC.

 

Thursday 6th

Emergent Communication for the Second Degree - Conover Lodge No. 709. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 6th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Hibriten Lodge No. 262, Lenoir, NC.

 

Sunday - Tuesday 9th-11th

The 80th Anniversary of the Great Smokies Summer Assembly of York Rite Masons held in Maggie Valley, NC

 

Monday 10th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Lovelady Lodge No. 670, Valdese, NC.

 

Thursday 13th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217, Morganton, NC.

 

Monday 17th

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Joint Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217 / Mystic Tie Lodge No. 237. Degree begins at 6:00 pm in Marion. There will be no meal served.

 

Monday 17th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Hickory Lodge No. 343, Hickory, NC.

 

Thursday 20th

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Conover Lodge No. 709. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 20th

Emergent Communication for the Second Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Monday 24th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Joppa Lodge No. 401, Old Fort, NC.

 

August Events:

Tuesday 1st

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Cookville Lodge No. 502, Cookville, NC.

 

Monday 7th

District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Official Visit to Lincoln Lodge No. 137, Lincolnton, NC.

 

Saturday 12th

Family Day - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217, Mystic Tie Lodge No. 237 and Joppa Lodge No. 401.  To be held at the new Lake James Park beginning at 10:00 am.

 

Thursday 17th

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Cookville Lodge No. 502. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Saturday 19th

Certified Lecturer Proficiency Examination, Charlotte, NC,  East Gate Lodge No. 692, 9:00 am

 

Tuesday 22nd

Emergent Communication for the Second Degree - Cookville Lodge No. 502. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Friday 25th

Red Cross Blood Drive hosted by Hickory Lodge No. 343 from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm located at the Hickory Masonic Lodge. 

 

Saturday 26th

Certified Lecturer Proficiency Examination, Asheville, NC, Nichols-West Asheville Lodge No. 650, 9:00 am

 

September Events:

 

Tuesday 12th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Denver Lodge No. 757. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 14th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Hibriten Lodge No. 262. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Saturday 16th

First Annual BBQ - Maiden Lodge no. 592.  11 am until 4 pm.

 

Monday 18th

Emergent Communication for the Second Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Tuesday 19th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Cookville Lodge No. 502. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Friday 22nd

Grand Lodge Annual Communication - The Grand Pavilion, Twin City Quarter / Marriott,  - Winston-Salem, NC beginning at 10:00 am.

 

Saturday 23rd

Grand Lodge Annual Communication - The Grand Pavilion, Twin City Quarter / Marriott,  - Winston-Salem, NC beginning at 9:00 am.

 

October Events:

Monday 9th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Hickory Lodge No. 343. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Friday-Saturday 13-14th

Masonic Home Coming Festival - Oxford, NC.   Emergent Communication at  the Orphans Lodge Room on Campus beginning at 8:00 am. If you plan to attend the new Masonic Homecoming Festival including previous Saint John's Day type activities on Alumni Day,  we invite you to attend our emergent communication at 8:00 at the Orphans Lodge Room.     

 

Monday 16th

Emergent Communication for the Third Degree - Maiden Lodge No. 592. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Degree begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 19th

Emergent Communication for the First Degree - Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Degree begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Friday 20th

Statewide Scottish Rite Reunion - Valley of Greensboro, Scottish Rite.  Begins at 12:00 pm

 

Saturday 21st

Statewide Scottish Rite Reunion - Valley of Greensboro, Scottish Rite.  Begins at 7:30 am

 

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