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February 2020

Why and How I Wrote About Tinbridge Hill, by DuBois Miller

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
OCC, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
Free

Educator and author DuBois Miller will inspire and enlighten with stories of his life growing up in Lynchburg. Educator and author DuBois Miller will inspire and enlighten his audience with stories of his life growing up from humble beginnings in an African American neighborhood in Lynchburg. Co-sponsored by the Legacy Museum of African American History.

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April 2020

Enjoying Daffodils: Historic and Modern

April 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cemetery Center, Edith Lee Reading Room, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
$10.00

American Daffodil Society 2nd VP and daffodil judge, Janet G. Hickman, M.D., will speak on historic and modern daffodils, followed by a walking tour of the daffodil gardens at the Cemetery. $10    Pre-registration required, call 434-847-1465 Or follow the link below to Eventbrite.com     American Daffodil Society 2nd VP and daffodil judge, Janet G. Hickman, M.D., will speak on historic and modern daffodils, followed by a walking tour of the daffodil gardens at the Cemetery.$10    Pre-registration required,…

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25th Annual Antique ROSE SALE

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for the first day of our 25th 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 continue through…

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May 2020

Ready, Set, Bloom! Rose Symposium

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Old City Cemetery, Cemetery Center, Edith Lee Reading Room, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
$50.00

Old City Cemetery 's Rose Stories, Landscaping with Roses & Botanical Illustration Cemetery Roses: How it All Began - Jane White, Jessica Ward, Mina WoodLandscaping with Roses - Bruce ChristianRoses Through the Ages - Kaye MoomawWhy Botanicals? - Tica Sydnor & Linda MurphyThis symposium includes Rose Garden Tours and a catered lunch

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Wine & Roses Cocktail Reception

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Old City Cemetery, Cemetery Center, Edith Lee Reading Room, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
$60.00

Wine & Roses Cocktail Reception Enjoy a glass of wine with appetizers while the sun sets over our collection of 425 roses in bloom. Rose Tours will be led along the rose wall.

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All events are sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association.

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 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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