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Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States

October 2021

Candlelight Tours

October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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December 2021

Wreaths Across America

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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April 2021

Arbor Day at OCC

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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The Lynchburg Tree Stewards will be holding an Arbor Day celebration on Friday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Old City Cemetery. A tree planting in the shrub garden will be followed by an early spring tree identification walk around the cemetery. The event is free but registration is required at www.lynchburgparksandrec.com

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May 2021

Mother’s Day Rose Tour

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
Free

As a Mother’s Day gift, we are offering this free tour of OCC’s antique and heirloom rose collection. Rose expert, Bruce Christian, will lead this tour and give details about the history of particular roses, the cemetery’s collection, and tips on how to incorporate historic roses into your own garden. Although this tour is free, registration is required.

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Sunset Rose Tour

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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$10.00

Wander through the gardens at sunset with OCC Historian, Lucas Peed, and learn the history of some of our favorite roses and how to care for them.

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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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