October 28-30, 2016
Please join the Grand Lodge of California for its 167th Annual Communication, taking place Oct. 28-30 at the California Masonic Memorial Temple in San Francisco.
At this yearly gathering, Masons, family members, and friends will convene to reconnect, celebrate the past year's accomplishments, and draft the course for the new fraternal year.
We look forward to seeing you in October!
This year's special events offer new, fun ways for fraternal family members to build connections and fellowship.
Special Ladies and Family Event: An Afternoon of Magic and Memories
On Saturday afternoon, Jeanette Perry will host Masonic friends and family members of all ages at "A Magical Afternoon" in the historic Peacock Court at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins hotel. Guests will be treated to intriguing illusions in a magical act that is sure to delight all ages. A delicious lunchtime menu will accompany the festivities. Special kids' pricing is available for our Masonic family members who are 12 and under.
Rise and Celebrate - An Evening of Awards and Entertainment
On Saturday evening, join Grand Master M. David Perry and his wife, Jeanette, in culminating the fraternal year with a special celebration in the California Masonic Memorial Temple. For the first time ever, Annual Communication guests are invited to experience for themselves how the Temple transforms into a world-class entertainment venue. Enjoy a delicious assortment of small plates while you recognize the year's accomplishments, followed by a vibrant musical act that will have the whole audience on their feet. Our Public Ceremonies and Installation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Annual Communication Lodging
Special group pricing for Annual Communication attendees has been arranged at the following hotels:
• Holiday Inn Golden Gateway ($235/night)
• Stanford Court, San Francisco ($305/night)
• InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco ($363/night) - SOLD OUT
Space is limited; early booking is recommended for best selection.
If you are only attending business sessions and do not need event tickets or lodging, no advance registration is needed.
For assistance with registration, contact Member Services at email@example.com or (415) 292-9180.
• Business sessions: Business suit or coat and tie
• An Afternoon of Magic and Memories: Business casual attire for men; dressy-casual attire for ladies
• Rise and Celebrate - An Evening of Awards and Entertainment: Business suit and tie for men; evening wear for ladies
Unless otherwise indicated, all events will take place at the California Masonic Memorial Temple.
FRIDAY, OCT 28
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration/Exhibit Hall Open
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Grand Lodge Opening and Business Session
SATURDAY, OCT 29
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Registration/Exhibit Hall Open
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Grand Lodge Business Session
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Special Event: A Magical Afternoon (Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel, Peacock Court)
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch Break (Masons)
1:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Grand Lodge Business Session
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Special Event: Awards and Entertainment Evening
SUNDAY, OCT 30
9:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Public Ceremonies
11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Installation of Officers
1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Close Grand Lodge
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Reception