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April 2019

24th Annual Antique Rose Festival

April 13 @ 9:00 am - June 2 @ 3:00 pm
Cemetery Grounds

 Stop and Smell the Roses! The Antique Rose Collection is the Soul of Our Grave Garden Please join us for our annual Antique Rose Festival events and our sale of heirloom roses.  Over 350 varieties of old garden roses, many of which are ancestors of modern roses, are planted along both sides of the historic brick wall and scattered throughout our 27 acres.  Walk along the brick wall, purchase your favorite roses, and attend one of our scheduled rose events.…

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24th Annual Antique ROSE SALE

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for the first day of our 24th Annual Antique Rose Sale.  We will have over 100 varieties of antique roses for sale as one, two and three year old plants, rooted from Old City  Cemetery's antique rose collection.  The sale will also include a small number of antique roses curated from select growers of old roses, as well as peonies and perennials. This is the largest sale of antique rose varieties in the Mid-Atlantic area.  This sale will…

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Mother’s Day Rose Crafts

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cemetery Center, Edith Lee Reading Room
$15.

A class for children and their adult to make a rose craft gift together for a mother or someone special.  Enjoy rose themed snacks while you create your personal gift.   Reservations required call 434) 847-1465 One Adult & One Child $15.00, Additional Child $5.00

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Mother’s Day Rose Crafts

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cemetery Center, Edith Lee Reading Room
$15.

A class for children and their adult to make a rose craft gift together for a mother or someone special.  Enjoy rose themed snacks while you create your personal gift.   Reservations required call 434) 847-1465  One Adult & One Child $15.00, Additional Child $5.00

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May 2019

Rose Walk led by our Rosarian

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Explore our extensive rose gardens with Rosarian Kaye Moomaw.   Kaye's efforts to restore and improve our Antique Rose Collection has resulted in a healthier rose collection with a longer period of bloom.  Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes appropriate for the terrain.  

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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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Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

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