Land of Enchantment Festival
The Land of Enchantment York Rite Festival
P.O. Box 45856 • Rio Rancho, NM 87174
Contacts: Fred Kellogg (505)463.7180
Mark Z. Oldknow (505)577.2540
Fraternal Greetings! The inaugural Land of Enchantment York Rite Degree Festival will be held on Friday 4 August – Saturday 5 August 2017 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. All required degrees of the three York Rite bodies will be conferred in exemplary fashion by teams from around the State. Here’s what you need to know:
When: The work begins Friday morning 4 August 2017 at 8:00AM in Montezuma Lodge No. 1. Registration check-in table open at 7:00AM. Candidates and participants must be prompt.
Where: The festival will use several adjacent lodge rooms. It will start in Montezuma Lodge No. 1,
431 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe (just behind the big pink Scottish Rite Temple).
Registration: Forms are attached and can also be obtained from your local York Rite bodies’ Secretary/Recorder or by contacting Fred or Mark, or online at either:
Candidate registration MUST include copy of signed petition indicating it has been voted on and accepted by local bodies. For candidates from other jurisdictions, courtesy work MUST also include signed and sealed letter from the Grand York Rite Bodies of the local jurisdiction requesting the courtesy work, in addition to Land of Enchantment registration form.
Cost: The candidate degree fee is $80.00 which includes all meals, as well as a commemorative Mark coin and a basic Malta Cross jewel. The festival will NOT supply local Chapter Marks or degree ritual books. These should be obtained through your local bodies.
Please make check payable to SANTA FE YORK RITE, SEND TO ADDRESS ABOVE
Hotels: Dormitory accommodations at the Santa Fe Scottish Rite Temple will be available for Thursday and Friday nights at no charge, although space is limited and made available on a first-come basis. Please note accordingly on your registration form and we will confirm accommodation with you. Otherwise, hotel accommodations should be made yourself. Please note that hotel space in Santa Fe in August is at a premium, so please make reservations NOW. A few recommended hotel contacts are listed below.
Other Questions?: Please contact either Fred or Mark at the email/phone listed above.
725 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe
El Rey Inn
1862 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe
4048 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe
4312 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe