Thank a Veteran Family/Friend Scavenger Hunt

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Think you know ALL about Historic Oakwood Cemetery? Here's your chance to test your knowledge and support Wreaths Across America!   Join the fun! For $15 you can not only participate in a fun family holiday activity, but you can support Oakwood Cemetery's Wreaths Across America efforts. Your participation fee will go to sponsoring a [...]

Deadline to Sponsor Wreaths

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Looking for a way to honor our veterans?   Consider sponsoring a wreath (or 2) for Oakwood's Wreaths Across America Service. The more wreaths sponsored, the more veterans we can honor. To sponsor a wreath at Oakwood Cemetery: https://wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/19204/Overview/?relatedId=16689 (the above option provides the cemetery with additional wreaths to help us hit our goal) or [...]

Wreaths Across America Day

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Join us at Historic Oakwood Cemetery at 12 noon for a brief, music filled, ceremony to honor our veterans. Following the ceremony, all present will be asked to volunteer to place a wreath (or two) on the graves of veterans buried throughout Oakwood. Parking will be inside the Cemetery on our roads. Please consider sponsoring [...]

Office Closed

In honor of the Christmas holiday, the Cemetery's office is closed on Friday, December 24. Our grounds remain open for visitors 7 days week, 365 days a year.  

Life Lessons Through Impermanent Art

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

If you love walking through Oakwood Cemetery and enjoy the sights and sounds that surround you, this event is for you! About this event You are invited to participate in a workshop led by our Photographer-in-Residence, Michael Palko. Whether you call these creations foraged art, nature mandalas, morning altars, or Earth art, Michael, inspired by [...]