Odd Fellows San Pablo Lodge #43 was founded in Vallejo in 1855 and is named after the adjacent San Pablo Bay. It is an active Odd Fellows Lodge with over 90 members. The industrial-sized kitchen, dining area and large ballroom are available for rentals such as wedding receptions, dances, parties and film screenings.
Coinciding with Art Walk – the inaugural Decades Dance Party comes to the Oddfellows Hall
Come join the Odd Fellows Lodge #43 for a taste of Cajun Country with a celebration of Mardi Gras and Cajun delights.
We’ll be serving up Gumbo, Jambalaya, salad, Cajun themed desserts, Honey Island Swamp Water, and a full bar. We’ll have live music provided by Annie Marie’s Fiddlaround Quartet for you to dance to, and all the fun you can handle. There will also be door prizes and raffles for really cool themed gifts and items.
Doors open with cocktails at the Odd Fellows’ Speakeasy starting at 5 p.m.
Dinner and Dancing starting at 6 p.m.
We’ll also be giving tours of a historic building in Vallejo – the145-year-old Odd Fellows Lodge Building. This is a fundraiser to help Vallejo Odd Fellows Lodge to keep this Vallejo City landmark functioning and set for the future.
This event is hosted by the members of the IOOF San Pablo Lodge #43 of Vallejo, CA. All rights reserved. The IOOF San Pablo Lodge #43 reserves the right to refuse admission or eject anyone that is not complying with safety or standard code of conduct rules adopted for the event. All instructions by Event Staff must be followed.
San Pablo Lodge #43 new quarterly newsletter, the Inside Guardian, debuts here:
Pot Luck Social. Open to Everyone.
$5 – $10 suggested donation.
Free if you bring a dish!
From a Facebook post dated Tuesday, August 6, 2013:
We are the Vallejo Odd Fellows of San Pablo Lodge #43 in the heart of downtown Vallejo. Our lodge has been an integral part of this community for 160 years.
Vallejo grew up around our lodge–the fate of this city and our lodge have always been intertwined. Since the Naval base closure in 1996 and the Great Recession, both our city and our Lodge have fallen on hard times.
We have a plan to change that.
A group of Odd Fellows, artists, and community members have come together to create an art center right at the heart of downtown Vallejo in the long-empty storefront of the Odd Fellows lodge. Traditionally, Odd Fellows lodges support their community service work by renting out the ground floor retail space of their lodges in the booming center of the towns they serve. This model worked for the Vallejo lodge for nearly 150 years but since the 1990’s, downtown Vallejo has slowly turned into a near-ghost town, with empty storefronts lining what was once the booming main street of Vallejo. We need to bring business and life back to downtown.
Find out what’s happening at The Hub today at thehubvallejo.com.