Southwest Farewell Fall Festival & Reunion

20oct(oct 20)5:30 pm21(oct 21)7:00 pmSouthwest Farewell Fall Festival & Reunion

Event Details

The Valley of Michigan Southwest Region invites you to their Farewell Fall Festival & Reunion. Join the weekend of fun starting with fellowship and entertainment Friday night, Degrees on Saturday and a farewell sendoff of our new Sovereign Grand Commander Ill. Walter F. Wheeler, 33° at the Grand Rapids Masonic Center located at 233 Fulton Street E, Grand Rapids, MI. Reservations are required, walkins may not be able to be accomodated.

Schedule of Events:

Friday October 20th, 2023 3rd Floor Ballroom
5:30pm – 7:00pm: Social Time, Bar service available throughout the event
6:00pm – 8:00pm: Food service will consist of Heavy Hors D’Oeuvres
7:00pm – 9:30pm: Dueling Piano Entertainment (
9:30pm – 10:00pm: Closing
Cost is $40.00 per attendee

Saturday October 21st, 2023
7:00am – 9:00am: Breakfast Provided by Doric Lodge No. 342 ($10 paid at temple)
8:00am – 9:00am: Registration 1st floor lobby
9:00am – 9:20am: Opening and 4° 5th Floor Amphitheater
9:30am – 10:15am: 25° (Video) 3rd Floor Lodge room
10:15am – 10:25am: Deputy’s address to the class
10:30am – 11:15am: 28° 5th Floor Amphitheater
11:30am-12:15pm: 6° DVD 3rd Floor Lodge Room
12:15pm – Close
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Lunch Soup and Sandwich ($10 Charge)
2:00pm – Brothers of the Rite Dirge. Click HERE to order BOR Shirt (must order BOR Shirt by 10/5/23)
10:00am – 1:00pm: Ladies of the Rite Fall Themed Craft 4th floor, and some breakfast snacks/coffee/drinks $15.00, this price will include lunch too with the fellas on the 3rd floor

Two group hotel blocks have been established and reservations can be made by visiting the links below to the two hotels. 

Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Rapids Airport $128


Guests can also call the DoubleTree direct at 616-957-0100 to make reservations.

Group Name: Valley of GR
Group Code: XVG
Arrival Date: Friday, October 20, 2023
Departure Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
Cutoff date: 9/29/2023

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton-Grand Rapids Downtown $169

Group code: SFR
Group booking link: Reunion Booking Link
Guests can also call Hampton Inn and Suites Grand Rapids Downtown: 616-456-2000 and use code provided
Cutoff date: 9/20/23. (Additional rooms requested are based on hotel availability, and are not guaranteed or guaranteed at group rate)


RSVP by Clicking HERE. Reservations are required as walkins may not be able to be accommodated.

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