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News from our Exalted Ruler

News, Notices and Updates From Your Exalted Ruler, Cindy Olsby

Hi 827 Members!¬† There is a lot going on this week and into November!¬† Our cook is on vacation for a few days, but don’t worry – we have specials planned while he’s away!¬† See below for all of the great events and activities we have planned for you, and please read the notice regarding our new COVID policies which will be in effect starting October 25th.

I hope to see you at the Lodge soon!


Beginning October 25, people ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result to enter indoor and outdoor establishments in King County Рincluding the Ballard Elks Lodge.

To find COVID-19 vaccination locations near you, visit

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Tonight!  Thursday, October 21st
Uncle Harold’s Spaghetti Night
Spaghetti, garlic bread and a salad all for just $10.00!Serving 5-8pm or until we run out.

Friday, October 22nd:
Blues, Brews & Barbecue!

The Washington State Therapy Committee has planned a super fun event!

Live Music with Left Turn on Blue
Local Beer Donations
Texas BBQ
Pulled pork sliders
Cole slaw
Mac and cheese
Potato salad
Baked beans
Smoked sausage

$20 for the dinner ~ $5 Rosalyn Brewing Company IPA 

All proceeds go to our state project – Children’s Therapy!

Saturday, October 23rd      

We’ll be upstairs Saturday night due to an event downstairs.

There’s no cook in the kitchen – so this is¬†BYOF¬†–¬†Bring Your Own Food!!¬†¬†

Sunday, October 24th:¬† “Board Breakfast” cooked and served by your Lodge Officer’s!

Your 827 Lodge Officers will cook and serve you Sunday breakfast!¬† All profits will go to the Children’s Therapy Program.

Just $10 for adults and $5 for kids under 12 years old

Egg and Sausage Casserole
Roasted Potatoes
Homemade Scone

Monday, October 25th – Seahawks Potluck and Monday Night Football!

Potluck Dinner in the Upstairs Social Quarters (downstairs will also be open).

Tuesday, October 26th, 7:30 PM

Special Guest:
Grace Roebuck from Grand Lodge
Grace is the Elks Scholar Fellow for the ENF Program
All members are welcome!

Thursday, October 28th
Pumpkin Carving Contest!

REMINDER:  If you have tickets to the Halloween Party, you will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the event in order to enter!Upstairs Social Quarters will be open for those not attending the party.

Veteran’s Day – November 11th

Come honor our Veterans at the Veterans Day Dinner on Thursday, November 11th.

Social Hour at 5pm

Dinner at 6pm

Program to follow

Menu:  Flank Steak, Cheesy Potatoes, Spicy Green Beans and Carrots, Salad and Rolls.

Vets eat free – $15 suggested donation for all others

$500 reward!Bring us a cook and if they stay for at least 90 days, you get $500!!Know someone who cooks and needs a part-time job at a great place?  Have them contact us!


News from Your Exalted Ruler

  News and Notices From Your Exalted Ruler, Cindy Olsby

Hello 827 Members!  Please read below for news and information about upcoming events and activities.  We hope to see you at the Lodge soon!


1st Place!!

Exciting News:  We came in 1st place in the country with 14 Fidelity Member sign ups!   To reach our goal we need 14 more!  Sign in to your account and donate as little as $5 a month!

We’re Hiring!

We still need to hire a second cook!

Please send inquiries to

We’re Hiring Too!

Sunset Bay Lodge at the Ballard Elks is hiring a Venue Sales and Operations Manager.

Please send inquiries to

Tuesday September 14th:  Surf and Turf!

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Blackened New York Steak with Sake Shrimp Red Potatoes and Asian Slaw for just $20.00!


Tuesday, September 14th, 7:00 PM

All members are welcome!¬† Come and see what’s happening at your Lodge.

District Deputy Visit
Tuesday, September 14th
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Once a year the District Deputies visit our Lodge to conduct audits and reviews.¬† Say “hi” if you see them around!

Friday, September 17th:  Half-Way to St. Paddy’s Day!
Dinner special of Corned Beef, Cabbage, Carrots and Potatoes  (4:00 PM until we run out!).  Proceeds benefitting ENF!

Plus – Enjoy live music with Biff Moss!