El Dorado Elks Turns 100

The El Dorado Elks Lodge is turning 100 years old and invites the community to help them celebrate.  Friday, February 5, 2021 marks the beginning of their historic 100th year and events are planned for the entire weekend to mark the occasion. 

Beginning on Friday, February 5th at 6:00 p.m. the Elks will be holding a Monterrey dinner and skit comedy performance of Carol Burnett skits. They are planning to add a few musical numbers.  A cash bar will be available. 

On Saturday, February 6th the Matt Engels band will be performing and a pulled pork and cowboy beans dinner will be on the menu.  The cash bar will be open on Saturday as well. 

On Sunday, February 7th they will celebrate the original founding of the El Dorado Elks Lodge with an open house from 2 -4 p.m. 

The Lodge was established on February 7, 1921, and is located at 121 E. Pine in El Dorado.  They recently remodeled and returned to their original building after being in another location for 36 years.  The building was originally built in 1931. 

The El Dorado Elks Lodge was originally built as the home of the Lodge in 1931.  The Elks after 36 years removed from the site, remodeled their historic home and returned to the building.
The El Dorado Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting with the El Dorado Elks Lodge in front of the newly remodeled building.