CANCELED -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 [...]

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 [...]

Oakwood Cemetery Roads CLOSED AM Day of the Dead 5k

Historic Oakwood Cemetery 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC

If you've ever wanted to run a 5k through our grounds,  be sure to sign up for the Day of the Dead 5k, benefitting the Brentwood Boys and Girls Club- https://dayofthedeadrun.com/ Our grounds will be closed from 9am-12 noon while the runners (of all ages) run from down town Raleigh and through the Cemetery.  Once [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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

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