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 [...]

First Friday Oakwood Cemetery Tour

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Join us for our First Friday Tours!   Sign up and join us at 6:30 to go on a guided tour of Historic Oakwood Cemetery.  The sun will begin to lower– and Oakwood comes alive with it’s history! Suggested donation: $10 per person Please wear closed toed walking shoes and bring a bottle of water! This [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

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 [...]

First Friday Oakwood Cemetery Tour

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Join us for our First Friday Tours!   Sign up and join us at 6:30 to go on a guided tour of Historic Oakwood Cemetery.  The sun will begin to lower– and Oakwood comes alive with it’s history! Suggested donation: $10 per person Registration required. Please wear closed toed walking shoes and bring a bottle of [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

Office Closes at 1pm

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Out of an abundance of caution, the cemetery gates and office will close at 1pm today, in light of Hurricane Ian.   Stay safe!

Burning Coal Theatre at Oakwood Cemetery

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Every fall, Burning Coal Theatre presents a series of short plays from Raleigh and Triangle playwrights as outdoor theatre.  These performances are fundraisers for Burning Coal Theatre.  Tickets are available through Burning Coal Theatre: https://burningcoal.org/oakwood-and-history-plays/