Meetings and Workshops

2017 Biennial Session

**Please see schedule below for Registration hours at the Washington Hilton.**

The 2017 Biennial Session of the Supreme Council, 33°, SJ, USA, will be held Saturday–Tuesday, August 19–22, at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20009.

All Scottish Rite Masons are invited and encouraged to attend!

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Watch above as Bro. Joshua Aaron Poole, 32°, pitches an idea for the Biennial Session variety show to Sov. Gr. Cmdr. Ronald A. Seale, 33°. If you’re registered to attend the 2017 Biennial Session of the Supreme Council, 33°, SJ, in Washington, DC, Aug. 19–22, we hope you’ll join us for the “Bright Lights of the Scottish Rite” variety show on Monday, Aug. 21, from 8–9:30 pm. (Having trouble viewing the video? Click here to watch it on Vimeo.)

Registration Fee

Early (Before June 1, 2017)

Attendee $310
Spouse $75

Regular (June 1 & after)

Attendee** $360
Spouse $100

**If you are receiving your 33° at the 2017 Biennial Session, please contact 202–232–3579 to register and receive the early registration rate.

Schedule of Events

The events and schedule are subject to change.
Items in BOLD with a asterisk (*) are BY TICKET ONLY.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

12:00 noon–5 pm Biennial Session Registration
Foyer, Concourse Level, Washington Hilton Hotel
12:00 noon Hidden Treasures Tour, Supreme Council Archives & Museum*
House of the Temple
Casual attire
1:00 pm Rebuilding the Temple Tour*
House of the Temple
Casual attire
2:00 pm Hidden Treasures Tour, Supreme Council Archives & Museum*
House of the Temple
Casual attire

Sunday, August 20, 2017

9:00 am–3:00 pm Biennial Session Registration
Foyer, Concourse Level, Washington Hilton Hotel
1:00–3:00 pm Welcome Reception
St. Regis Hotel
Business Formal attire (Masons—no cap or regalia)
3:30–4:30 pm Vesper Service
St. John’s Episcopal Church
Business Formal attire (Masons—no cap or regalia)
6:00–9:00 pm An Evening with Albert Pike—House of the Temple Tour*
House of the Temple
Casual attire

Monday, August 21, 2017

8:00 am—5:00 pm Biennial Session Registration
Foyer, Concourse Level, Washington Hilton Hotel
9:00 am—1:00 pm General Session
International Ballroom Center, Washington Hilton Hotel
Business Formal attire (Masons—cap & regalia)
1:00–2:00 pm Luncheon for Attendees of the General Session*
International Ballroom East & West, Washington Hilton Hotel
Business Formal attire
3:00–4:30 pm Freemasonry Q & A with Arturo de Hoyos
Room TBD, Washington Hilton Hotel
Scottish Rite Masons only
Casual attire
8:00 pm The Bright Lights of the Scottish Rite Variety Show*
International Ballroom, Washington Hilton Hotel
Casual attire

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

8:00 am—3:00 pm Biennial Session Registration
Foyer, Concourse Level, Washington Hilton Hotel
10:00–11:30 am 33° Conferral Ceremony—33° Masons & 33° Elects Only
Scottish Rite Valley of Washington, DC; 2800 16th St. NW; Washington, DC 20009
Elects—Black Tie preferred; observers—Business Formal attire (cap & regalia)
12:00—2:00 pm Ladies Luncheon*
Jefferson Room, Washington Hilton Hotel
Business Casual attire
1:00 pm Scottish Rite Research Society Luncheon*
Lincoln Room, Washington Hilton Hotel
Tickets: $50 (not included in regular Session fee)
Business Formal attire (Masons—no cap or regalia)
7:30–9:30 pm Gala Banquet*
International Ballroom, Washington Hilton Hotel
Black Tie preferred (Masons—no cap or regalia)

2018 Knights of St. Andrew International Gathering

Knights of St. Andrew International Gathering

The fourth-annual gathering of the Knights of St. Andrew will be held:

Friday–Sunday, July 20–22, 2018
Waco, Texas

For more information about the meeting, please visit the event’s Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/KSAGathering/.