Looking for a unique Mother’s Day gift? Think roses! …or bring Mom to the Cemetery to enjoy our extensive heirloom rose collection at the beginning of its peak of bloom. Bring a picnic lunch for a special dining experience.
Saturday, April 15, 2017
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Get the best selection of this year’s inventory!
Rose Illustration Workshops
Session I: May 11-12 / Session II: May 15-16
Antique roses are the soul of the gravegarden.
Study and paint these horticultural treasures in watercolor with botanical artist Tica Sydnor.
Guided Rose Tours
May 14, 3:00 p.m. – Special Guided Tour of Roses (Mother’s Day)
All events are sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association.
Please contact us for more information about the Old City Cemetery or any of these events.
SEASONS IN THE CEMETERY
Peak of Bloom for Antique Roses: Last two weeks of May
Peak of Bloom for Lotus Pond: July and August
Peak of Fall Foliage: Last two weeks of October
Peak of Bird Population: First week of June
Peak of Butterfly Population: August