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May 2018

Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Demo

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn about this devastating pest and how to prevent the loss of your ash trees.  Watch Jarrett Wilkes, an ISA Certified Arborist with Bartlett Tree Experts, as he treats an historic Green Ash tree on the grounds of OCC with a root flare injection. Free and open to the public.

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Decoration Day

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Confederate Section

Bring cut flowers from home to lay on veterans graves.  A local tradition since 1866.  

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Memorial Day Bird Walk & Count

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cemetery Grounds

Join members of the Lynchburg Bird Club for their annual species tally.  Bring Binoculars.

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June 2018

Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds

Casual guided walking tours highlighting history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.

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Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds

Casual guided walking tours highlighting history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.

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Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds

Casual guided walking tours highlighting history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.

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Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds

Casual guided walking tours highlighting history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.

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Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds

Casual guided walking tours highlighting history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.

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July 2018

Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds

Casual guided walking tours highlighting history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.

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Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds

Casual guided walking tours highlighting history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.

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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

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