Land Of The Sky Shrine Club in Swannanoa, NC.
a fraternity, was started by Masons living in New York
in 1870. A Mason can trace
fraternity back to the Middle Ages. The group in New
York wanted a fraternity that stressed
fellowship. They were attracted to the dress of Near
Eastern men. They developed this
the red fez as the official headgear. The fez is worn
only by Shriners and then
functions. You must first be a Mason before becoming a
believe in God as the Supreme Being, principles of
brotherly love, relief (helping others)
Many famous people are or have been Shriners including
John Wayne, Gerald Ford,
Truman, Clark Gable, General MacArthur and Red Skelton.
Our club is
part of the Oasis Shriners of Charlotte, North Carolina.
are 20 other Shrine Clubs in the Oasis Regional
The Sky Shrine Club uses their club to rent out for
Parties, Business Meetings,
Receptions, Class and Family Reunions, etc. to maintain
the club so they may continue
community service. Our Bar must be operated by our
Shriners following our Oasis rules.
Our group of
Shriners include many types of business men, lawyers,
and firemen to name a few.
If you have an interest in becoming
a Shriner, please visit