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.
Friday, May 6, 2016
5:00–8:00 p.m. – Pre-Sale
Get the best selection of this year’s inventory!
Saturday, May 7, 2016
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. – Official Rose Festival Day
Roses for Sale, Guided Rose Tours, Planting & Fertilizing Demos, Kids’ Activities, Music, and More!
Gift baskets for Mothers of all ages
Sunday, May 8, 2016 (Mother’s Day)
12:00 noon–5:00 p.m. – Rose Sale
3:00 p.m. – Special Guided Tour of Roses
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