Events

Sunset Rose Tour

Cemetery Center 401 TAYLOR ST, LYNCHBURG, VA

History & Horticulture of Antique Roses. Advance registration required.History & Horticulture of Antique Roses. Advance registration required. Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Visiting Old City Cemetery   The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is very contagious and is […]

$10.00
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“How to Draw Flowers” class for children

Old City Cemetery, Cemetery Center, Edith Lee Reading Room 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, VA

Learn how to draw flowers from a real expert!Taught by botanical artist Linda Murphy; class for children (ages 8-12 recommended) and a parent.$15 per parent. A parent's ticket will admit one child free of charge. Every child after the first will require one additional child's ticket.Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to […]

$5.00 - $15.00
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Presentation: Preserving Roses from the Past

Old City Cemetery, Cemetery Center, Edith Lee Reading Room 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, VA

by Monticello Curator of Plants Peggy Cornett. $15/person; advance registration requiredAssumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Visiting Old City Cemetery The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is very contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As […]

$15.00
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Juneteenth Commemoration

Old City Cemetery 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, VA

Pathway Dedication Events are part of the Juneteenth Coalition events in Lynchburg, June 18-20, 2022.4 p.m. Ticketed event ($5/person) BBQ & Concert, outdoors at the Earley Memorial Shrub Garden (across from Cemetery Chapel). Seating is limited; bring a lawn chair: 4 p.m. Barbeque Supper served by Bistro Brothers BBQ 5 p.m. Jazz Concert by pianist/keyboardist […]

$5.00
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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