Successful Entered Apprentice Degree


Thank you to everyone who came out for our first Entered Apprentice Degree of 2017. We had a good crowd and the the initiation went very well. Join us on February 27th for the Fellowcraft Degree.

Davie Academy at Excelsior on 1/21

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We had a great Davie Academy Session on January 21st at Excelsior. Freemasons from around the region came out to learn how to run effective and efficient lodge meetings. Topics included creating an agenda, modifying the order of business for efficiency, principles of organization, chairing the meeting, Masonic parliamentary usage, and proper handling of motions and […]

New Mosaic Tile Installed!


  Come see the newly installed mosaic tile in the lodge room. It is beautiful!



It is our hope on this site to provide answers to any questions you may have about Freemasonry – the world’s oldest fraternity. Throughout the ages, men of great character have practiced the ancient arts in our brotherhood, including many great historical figures. Our honored fraternity has been a guiding spirit behind many of the […]

2017 Officers


Congratulations to the 2017 Officers of Excelsior! Officer installation will be on Monday, December 12th with dinner at 6:30pm and the installation starting at 7:15pm. Friends and family are welcome! If possible, please RSVP at so we can plan the meal accordingly.  

Blood Drive- Saturday 11/12


Excelsior 261 and Temple 676 held a blood drive on  Saturday, November 12th with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas.  Hot dogs were served for lunch for everyone who donated. We also sold raffle tickets for $10 each with the prize being a 32″ LG LED TV for a charity fundraiser. All proceeds went to […]

Halloween Festival- Saturday, October 29th


  Excelsior partnered with Temple 676 to hold a Halloween Festival on Saturday, October 29th. There was fun and games for the kids, information about youth groups, free hot dogs, and more. masonic-halloween-flier

Observing the Craft


Andrew Hammer, Past Master and Secretary, Alexandria-Washington Lodge No. 22, A.F. & A.M., Grand Chancellor, Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia, F.A.A.M. and Past Grand Orator, Grand Lodge of North Carolina, A.F. & A.M., an internationally acclaimed masonic author and speaker spoke on ‘Observing the Craft’ at Excelsior Lodge No. 261 on August 15th. […]

Veterans/Anniversaries Night


Excelsior just had the honor of presenting Bobby Foy, Jerry D. Furr, Joe Barkley, Troy Brown (front row) with 50 year membership certificates and pins. David Carriker (back row) presided over the ceremony.

Event Space Available


Our facility is available for rent to host your special event.  This includes but not limited to weddings, receptions, birthday parties, wedding anniversaries, Bar Mitzvah’s, and other celebrations.  It is also available to lease for civic groups looking for a home such as churches, fraternities, sororities, and professional organizations. Renting or leasing our facility gives […]