Robert Burns Dinner

On February 4th, at the San Diego Scottish Rite Event Center….the Fourth Annual  Robert Burns Dinner was held in true Highland Fashion….there was more in Kilts than in any year prior….a toast to the haggis was made…poetry and song was had…a wee dram or two of Scotch was had by the brave…just to keep away the chill of course! Here’s a few images the rest can be seen at

Robert Burns Dinner

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On Saturday evening at the San Diego Scottish Rite Event Center, the third annual Robert Burns Dinner was held in Honor of the Scottish Bards many accomplishments including being a Mason! The Shepard’s pie browned to perfection, the Haggis piping hot and the Scotch Whiskys to a peaty perfection…every Lad and Lassie in attendance were treated to dance, song and yes the pipes! Speaking of the pipes…the Scottish Rites very own general secretary Randy Brill plaid the pipes for the very first time  in public with his son who is a drummer for the oldest drum and pipe corps in Chicago…wow father and son… how cool is that. ILL. Brill decided at the end of the last dinner he would attempt this feat…MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! Wow…you need to go and view the video’s i have posted….

Black Mountain Lodge#845 Installation of Officers

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Saturday Afternoon at the San Diego Scottish Rite Center, Black Mountain Lodge held its annual installation of officers. The Claude H. Morrison room was filled to capacity with friends,brothers and sisters all there to support the new line of officers for 2016. Attendee’s then adjourned to the Corinthian Ballroom were the guests were treated to a wonderful Buffet of traditional Philippine foods including Roast Pig! Congratulations to Wor. Arnel Zapata I know you will have a great year! Here are just a few photos….the rest at

S.W. Hackett Lodge Installation

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On Saturday December 12th, S.W. Hackett Lodge held their annual installation of officers at the San Diego Scottish Rite Event center…the event was well attended and the food that followed was fabulous! Here are a few photos the rest can be viewed at .

Knights of the Double Eagle

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On Wednesday Oct. 2nd, at the San Diego Scottish Rite Event Center Immediately following the stated meeting dinner ….the Knights of the Double Eagle awards were presented. Four new masters of the royal secret be came knights of the double eagle, presented with their ribbons they were Knighted in due form. Here are a few photos the rest can be found at