History Written in Stone Tours

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Looking for a family activity the week of Thanksgiving?  Sign the whole family up for a cemetery Tour!  Learn about our permanent residents, Raleigh history as well as cemetery art and symbolism. Tours are designed to appeal to all ages and ability levels, if your group needs special accommodations, please call the cemetery office. Follow [...]

Free

Plein Air Drawing & Painting Meetup

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Plein Air Drawing and Painting Meetup Join Program Coordinator and Artist Brianna McCormick the first Thursday of every month rain or shine to draw in Plein Air at Oakwood Cemetery. This meetup is free and designed for artists of all ages and skill levels. We will meet at the office at 9am and walk together [...]

Oakwood24

Come and cheer on the runners who will attempt to run 100 miles over 24 hours on the Cemetery roads in support of Healing Transitions. Our roads remain open, but drive carefully as you will be sharing our streets with runners for a great cause. To learn more about the Oakwood24 visit here: https://oakwood24.com/

Citizen Science Thursday

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Oakwood Cemetery is truly a cemetery full of life, we maintain an active arboretum, critical urban wildlife habitat, as well as curated habitats for migratory and endangered species. Join Oakwood Cemetery the second Thursday of the month for a morning of citizen science. The cemetery uses iNaturalist, a free app available on all platforms to [...]

Read in Peace Book Club

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Read in Peace Book Club at Historic Oakwood A club for the living to discuss the dead   Oakwood Read in Peace book club meets on the third Thursday of each month. Join us at 9am in the cemetery office to discuss our most recent book, bring your coffee and a curious mind. This group [...]

Wreaths Across America

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Join us at the Cemetery's Field of Honor for our 10th annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony. After a meaningful service, families and volunteers will be invited to place wreaths on the graves of our veterans. To sponsor a wreath for Historic Oakwood Cemetery, visit here: https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/19204/Overview/?relatedId=16689    

Plein Air Drawing & Painting

Join us the first Thursday of every month rain or shine to draw in Plein Air at Oakwood Cemetery. This program is free and designed for artists of all ages and skill levels.

Free

Stroll through History

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

 Stroll though history is an informal tour of Historic Oakwood Cemetery covering different topics each month. This monthly event is intended to appeal to first time and dedicated visitors alike.

Free

Read in Peace Bookclub

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Read in Peace Book Club at Historic Oakwood A club for the living to discuss the dead

Free

Plein Air Drawing & Painting

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Join us the first Thursday of every month rain or shine to draw in Plein Air at Oakwood Cemetery.

Free