Lodges in the State are having an Open House, peek inside, mysteries, etc.

The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge OF ANCIENT, FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
A Proclamation

TO BE READ AT THE AUGUST, 2016 STATED COMMUNICATION OF EVERY SUBORDINATE LODGE HOLDEN UNDER THIS GRAND LODGE.

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Masons in the commonwealth of Virginia to make known to our friends and neighbors the qualities and programs that Freemasonry espouses,

NOW, THEREFORE, I, James Edward Litten, Grand Master of Masons in Virginia, do proclaim October 2016 as OPEN LODGE MONTH. I further direct each subordinate Lodge holden under the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the Commonwealth of Virginia to have its Temple open one day, during the weekend, in the month of October as designated by the Worshipful Master of each Lodge. It is further directed that the Lodge appropriately publicize the OPEN LODGE DAY event and host its visitors in a favorable manner.

Given under my hand and the Seal of the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the Commonwealth of Virginia at the City of Richmond this 9th day of November, A.L. 6015, A.D. 2015 and in the Two Hundred and Thirty-eighth year of our Grand Lodge.

James E. Litten Grand Master

Attest: Alan W. Adkins Grand Secretary