Retirement Reception for “Wink” Batts

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

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  

Memorial Day Observance

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Join us on Monday May 30 at 4pm for the return of Oakwood Cemetery's Memorial Day Service at our Field of Honor! We are so excited so bring this tradition back to the Cemetery.   Our keynote speaker will be Major Robert Tuttle, Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg. Music will be provided by 2d Marine [...]

First Friday Walking Tour

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

Join us for our FIRST First Friday since 2019!   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 [...]

Free

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]