The Masonic Home for Children located in Oxford, North Carolina will be hosting their 10th Annual Homecoming Festival on their campus. The event will take place Friday, October 7, 2022 through Sunday, October 9, 2022. There will be various activities for the entire family and the event is free and open to the public. Enjoy food trucks, games and activities for kids, BBQ contest, campus tours, alumni and homecoming activities including North Carolina's largest shrine parade in which the grand marshall is Don Schwenneker "BIG WEATHER" from ABC11 Eyewitness News.
On Friday, you can catch the East Coast Rhythm and Blues Band from 6:15PM until 8:15PM.
On Saturday, enjoy Too Much Sylvia as they take the stage from 1:00PM until 2:30PM.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2022EVENTS 9:00 AM - MID-AFTERNOONCHIP SHOTS GOLF TOURNEY 12 PM TO 5:00 PMBBQ REGISTRATION/TEAMS ARRIVE/SET-UP 5:00 PMBBQ CONTEST - COOKS MEETING 5:00 PM TO 6:15 PMMUSIC- DJ JAY PRODUCTIONS 5:30 PM TO 7:00 PMConcessions 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PMMUSEUM OPEN – RECEPTION 6:15 PM TO 8:15 PMMUSIC-East Coast Rhythm and Blues 9:30 PMCAMPUS CLOSED - "THE PIT" CLOSED - PARKING CLOSED**
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2022EVENTS 7:30 AM TO 2:00 PMCOTTAGE SALES (Coffee and Doughnuts) 9:30 AM TO 200 PMCOTTAGE SALES (Merchandise and Snack Items) 8:00 AM to 9:00 AMORPHANS LODGE – Open to all Master Masons 8:00 AM TO 2:00 PMINFORMATION BOOTH/VOLUNTEER CHECK-IN 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PMPRE-REGISTRATION PICK-UP FOR ALUMNI 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PMALUMNI REGISTRATION 9:30 AMOPENING AND WELCOME 9:30 AM TO 200 PMSELECTED GAMES, ACTIVITIES, AND ENTERTAINMENT 9:30 AM TO 11:00 AMOPEN HOUSE TOURS – COTTAGE (SHUTTLE PROVIDED) 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PMFOOD TRUCK RODEO (Food for Purchase) 10:00 AM TO 3:00 PMMUSEUM OPEN 10:00 AM TO 3:00 PMGOD'S HALF ACRE CEMETERY TOURS 10:00 AM TO 10:45 AMBBQ TURN-IN/JUDGING 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PMGAMING UNPLUGGED MOBILE GAME THEATER 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PMRAGLAND PRODUCTION INFLATABLES 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PMTED’S TWISTED BALLOONS 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PMChoo Choo TRAIN RIDES 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PMSCRAP EXCHANGE CREATIVE TIME 11:00 AMSHRINE AND COMMUNITY PARADE 12:00 NOON to 2:30 PMOPEN HOUSE TOURS – COTTAGE (SHUTTLE PROVIDED) 12:00 AM to 1:30 PM"THE PIT" OPENS FOR BBQ SAMPLES 12:00 AMANNOUNCEMENT HOMECOMING COURT TBDANNOUNCEMENT OF BBQ CONTEST WINNERS 12:00 AM to 1:30 PMLUNCH - UNDER THE OAKS 1:00 NOON TO 2:30 PMMUSIC –too MUCH SyLviA 1:00 PM TO 3:00 PMOPEN HOUSE TOURS - SCHOOL OF GRAPHIC ARTS 2:30 PM TO 3:00MHCO ALUMNI REFLECTIONS AT GOD'S HALF ACRE 3:00 PMCAMPUS CLOSED 3:00 PMWILKERSON COLLEGE LODGE 760 8:00 PM TO MIDNIGHTHOMECOMING ALUMNI DANCE
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2022EVENTS 10:00 AMWORSHIP SERVICE 11:00 AMOOAA ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 12:00 PM TO 1:30 PMSUNDAY LUNCH UNDER THE OAKS 12:00 NOON TO 2:00 PMMUSEUM OPEN 3:00 PMEND OF MASONIC HOMECOMING FESTIVAL 2022 10THANNUAL MASONIC HOMECOMING FESTIVAL OCTOBER 7, 8, and 9 2022 MASONIC HOME FOR CHILDREN, OXFORD, NORTH CAROLINA ** Only those registered BBQ Team individuals will be allowed to remain on campus with cooking teams and only with an armband.