Latest Past Events

Retirement Reception for “Wink” Batts

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh

Drop in on Saturday, April 23 between 1 and 3pm to wish our beloved foreman, Charles "Wink" Batts farewell!  Wink retired in Dec of 2021 and we are now able to fully celebrate his dedication to Oakwood. Please RSVP by 4/15 so we can have an accurate count of guests. RSVP to robin@historicoakwood.com  

Easter Sunrise Service

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh

Join the Raleigh Moravian Church here at Oakwood Cemetery on Easter Sunday Morning at 6:45 for their first Sunrise Service in 2 years! Simply drive in the front gate, follow the event signs for parking, and enjoy this beautiful tradition that we've missed so much! This event is free and open to the public.

Strong Women = Strong World

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh

Join us to celebrate Women's History Month for a fascinating tour about the lives and deaths of some of the women who rest here at Oakwood Cemetery! Cemetery Director Robin Simonton will lead this tour, walking you through the cemetery to learn about inspiring women of yesterday and today. Tours are free, $10 donations per [...]

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