Wine & Roses Garden Party

Cemetery Grounds 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, VA

Enjoy catered hors d’oeuvres and a glass of wine as the sun sets over 450 antique roses, and our 27-acre gravegarden and arboretum. The roses will be in full bloom, as well as hundreds of other flowers, flowering trees and shrubs. It is truly a beautiful evening. Tickets are $85 a person, and include a […]

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Mother’s Day Rose Tour – Free

Cemetery Grounds 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, VA

Rosarian Bruce Christian will guide this tour of our antique rose collection, specifically for those wonderful mothers in our lives.  Bruce is an entertaining and knowledgeable tour guide, and you'll learn about the history of a number of our rose varieties, as well as their growth habit, and tips for growing your own roses.  This […]

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Evening Rose Tour

Cemetery Grounds 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, VA

Join Rosarian Sue Reeves on a tour of the History & Horticulture of Antique Roses. $10/person, advance reservation required. Tickets

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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.


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