EVENT UPDATE – MASONIC HOMECOMING FESTIVAL OCTOBER 7 – 9, 2016
Masonic Homecoming Festival Modifications Due to Hurricane Matthew
As of 12pm, October 5, 2016 – In light of the impending weather events and the uncertainty of its impacts on the 2016 Masonic Homecoming Festival, MHCO officials, Alumni Representatives, and members of the Masonic Grand Lodge and Shrine Temples of North Carolina met to discuss those changes that needed to be made to ensure the safety of all participating and attending this year’s events. Based on this meeting the following changes to the schedule of events have been made:
The Shrine Parade for Saturday Morning has been cancelled.
All other activities are being held as previously scheduled. For a full list of activities and changes as well as any additional updates, please visit the MHCO website at www.mhc-oxford.org or our Facebook page. You can also listen to the following radio stations for further updates – US 98.3 FM and WIZS 1450 AM.
The Home extends its thanks to the City of Oxford Police Department, Granville County Sheriff’s Department, Granville Emergency Management, the Oxford Orphanage/MHCO Alumni Association, our Shrine Temples of NC, and all those locally and throughout the state who have volunteered their time, resources, and support for this year’s festival. We apologize for any inconvenience these changes have caused, but again must focus on the safety and comfort of our participants and guests, both in Oxford and across North Carolina. Look for additional updates if other changes are necessary due to the weather.