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July 2017

Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

July 29 @ 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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August 2017

Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

August 5 @ 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

August 12 @ 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

August 19 @ 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

August 26 @ 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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September 2017

Candlelight Tours Tickets

September 15 @ 9:00 am - October 12 @ 5:00 pm

Candlelight Tours tickets go on sale September 15th. The patrons who are in line at the Cemetery Center are our first priority and we will answer the phone to take additional orders when we finish with the walk in customers.

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October 2017

Blessing of the Animals

October 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Outside of the Bicentennial Chapel, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501
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On Sunday, October 8, at 3:00 p.m. the Lynchburg area Episcopal Clergy will gather to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis loved all creatures great and small, and so do we! Bring your favorite creature (in pet carriers or on a leash, please) or a picture of your pet. Join us to have your animal friend blessed in the spirit of this patron saint. All animals are welcome! Please do not forget dog or cat…

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Candlelight Tours

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cemetery Grounds,

October 13–14, 19–21, 26–28  10th Anniversary Season! Professional actors in period costume bring Cemetery residents to life with true stories from local history. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets go on sale September 15.    

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Candlelight Tours

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cemetery Grounds,

October 13–14, 19–21, 26–28  10th Anniversary Season! Professional actors in period costume bring Cemetery residents to life with true stories from local history. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets go on sale September 15.    

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Candlelight Tours

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cemetery Grounds,

October 13–14, 19–21, 26–28  10th Anniversary Season! Professional actors in period costume bring Cemetery residents to life with true stories from local history. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets go on sale September 15.    

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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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