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Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: Joeff Davis
Call: (404) 688-2107 or visit www.oaklandcemetery.com
Atlanta's most historic and picturesque cemetery holds the remains of Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, once-enslaved individuals, and nearly 7,000 Confederate soldiers.

Pumpkin Carving Workshop

Sunday October 25, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Preservation team member and pumpkin carver extraordinaire Sean Diaz will show you how to carve the perfect, Oakland Cemetery-themed Halloween pumpkin in this virtual workshop on October 25 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Carve along with Sean in real time as he offers tips and techniques for beginning to ...
Cost: $10-$15

Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Tours

Thursday October 15, 2020 05:30 pm EDT
Designed to enlighten rather than frighten, Capturing the Spirit of Oakland tours bring to life the stories of some of the cemetery’s notable residents and allow visitors to experience Oakland Cemetery after dark. A costumed docent guides you through the cemetery’s beautifully-lit Victorian Gardens ...
Cost: $28-$40

Pumpkin Patch at Oakland Cemetery

Saturday October 3, 2020 10:00 am EDT
We invite you to join us behind Oakland's Bell Tower building from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 3 and 4 for our first-ever Pumpkin Patch at Oakland Cemetery! This family-friendly, low-contact sale will feature a variety of pumpkins
Cost: No Cover

Summer Scramble Scavenger Hunt

Monday June 1, 2020 08:00 am EDT
Gather a group of friends for a day of cemetery sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger hunt throughout historic Oakland Cemetery! Purchase your printable Summer Scramble packet online at https://oaklandcemetery.com/summer-scramble-scavenger-hunt/ from June 1-30, download, print, and follow all-ne...
Cost: $20

CANCELED: Flashlight Tour: Crime Through Time

Friday March 13, 2020 06:45 pm EDT
Editor's Note: This event has been canceled amid growing concern over the coronaivrus.  Crimes of passion, embezzlement scandals, premeditated murders, and cons that exposed city-wide corruption. Oakland Cemetery holds the history of crimes that rocked the city of Atlanta. The Crime Through Time F...
Cost: $10-$18

Winter Solstice Yoga

Saturday December 21, 2019 05:00 pm EST
Join us at North Public Grounds for Winter Solstice Yoga. We will welcome the winter season by bundling up and moving in unison on the shortest day of the year. This gentle yoga class accessible for people of all ages, abilities, genders, and faiths. This meditative practice will incorporate physi...
Cost: Suggested donation $5

Holiday Tour of Eternal Homes at Victorian Holiday

Saturday December 14, 2019 10:00 am EST
Select your tour time when you purchase your ticket. The first tour is at 10:00 a.m. and the last tour will start at 3:00 p.m. Tours are every 15 minutes and are approximately 75 minutes in length. The Holiday Tour of Eternal Homes is available with advance ticketing only. Spaces are limited. Tour...
Cost: $10-$18

Holiday Open House & Greenery Sale

Saturday December 7, 2019 10:00 am EST
Purchase a fresh and fragrant Fraser fir wreath or pick up your preordered wreath and then decorate it with greenery sourced from Oakland. Complete your home’s holiday look with a beautiful selection of natural decor items:

Beautiful and unusual amaryllis Rosemary and other topiaries Paperwhites

E...
Cost: No Cover

Run Like Hell 5K

Saturday October 12, 2019 09:00 am EDT
Categories: 5K

Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the 12th annual Run Like Hell. The largest cemetery run in the country, Run Like Hell is one of Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood 5K fundraisers, and all proceeds go to the restoration and preservation of historic Oakland Cemetery.

The race covers ...
Cost: $40

Sunday in the Park

Sunday September 29, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Back before cities built public parks, people would bring a picnic basket and some musical instruments (and maybe a few adult libations) to the local cemetery and revere the dead by celebrating life in what was often one of the only patches of public space in town. Our FREE annual Sunday in the Pa...
Cost: Free

Crypt Con

Wednesday August 28, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Calling all Pokemon trainers, Stormtrooopers, wizards, Klingons, and folks of all fandoms! If you’re in town early for the Con and looking for something fun for all ages, explore Atlanta’s necropolis with a sunset tour of Oakland Cemetery. Located only a few MARTA stops away from the Con, Oakland is...
Cost: Free-$12

Flashlight Tour: Women of Oakland

Friday August 16, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Pioneers, risk-takers, trailblazers, and icons. These words describe some of the legendary ladies laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery. Hear their stories and celebrate their accomplishments during a sunset tour of Oakland. Choose between two tours – “Black Magnolias” or “Women of Oakland” – and enjoy...
Cost: $10-$18

Love Stories of Oakland: Summer Date Night

Saturday August 10, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Grab your summer fling or longtime love and get to Oakland Cemetery for a unique outdoor date night – Love Stories of Oakland: Summer Date Night is back by popular demand! Enjoy more than 20 tour stops through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as we recount the loves, lives, and losses of Atlantan...
Cost: $8-$16

Pioneers of Atlanta

Saturday June 22, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Meet the founding sons and daughters of a town originally known as “Terminus.”  Wander among the graves of the first farmers, lawyers, early mayors, and town commissioners.  Hear stories of accomplishments and failures, civil strife, gunfights, and interaction with other developing communities that ...
Cost: $6-$12

Sights, Symbols and Stories of Oakland

Saturday June 22, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. Oakland is an outdoor museum of Atlanta’s history with over 70,000 stories to tell—both stunning victories and heart-wrenching tragedies. Join one of our knowledgeable and entertaining...
Cost: $6-$12

Summer Soltice Yoga

Friday June 21, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Join us at North Public Grounds for Summer Solstice Yoga on Friday, June 21 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. This gentle yoga class accessible for people of all ages, abilities, genders, and faiths. The practice will incorporate physical movements, stretching, breathing, and deep relaxation. Please bring you...
Cost: Suggested Donation $5

Tunes From the Tombs with Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics, The Artisanals, Mike Kileen, and more.

Saturday June 8, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Tunes From the Tombs celebrates nine years of music, food, and arts amid the Victorian-era gravestones, mausoleums, and flourishing gardens of Historic Oakland Cemetery. The serene setting of Atlanta’s largest green space is the backdrop for a relaxing afternoon festival, with proceeds from the even...
Cost: $10-$75

Illumine

Thursday May 9, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
If anyone is reading this column on the reg (omg thank you), you’ll notice Oakland Cemetery typically makes the cut. This month, enjoy a mile-long light display by local artists with the Atlanta skyline as the backdrop. Live music by The Shoal Creek Stranglers and bevvies by Old 4th Ward Distiller...
Cost: $20 + fees

Spring Photo Walk

Saturday April 13, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Historic Oakland Cemetery is a showcase for Victorian funerary sculpture and architecture, a botanical preserve with cultivated gardens, and a stunning cultural landscape in the heart of Atlanta. Rich in subjects and scenes, Historic Oakland Cemetery is a photographer’s dream setting. Join other O...
Cost: $15-$20

Malts & Vaults of Oakland

Saturday April 13, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
What do a jousting match, exotic singing birds, and the sun god Ra have in common? Why, everyone’s favorite malt beverage, beer, of course! Find out how the sudsy beverage connects these fascinating topics, and delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing with Malts & Vaults of Oakland: Wh...
Cost: $8-$16

Oakland Cemetery Spring Plant Sale

Saturday April 13, 2019 09:00 am EDT
“Historic Oakland Cemetery’s Beaumont Allen Greenhouse will be brimming with seasonal blooms during Historic Oakland Foundation’s annual Spring Plant Sale.” Historic Oakland Cemetery. What a great excuse to float around Oakland Cemetery, rain or shine?! Take your camera phones because the entire s...
Cost: Free Looks

Georgia Arbor Day Guided Tree Walk

Saturday February 16, 2019 01:00 pm EST
In celebration of Georgia Arbor Day, make plans to stroll with us through Oakland’s amazing arboretum and learn from knowledgeable guides about some of our favorite trees whose beauty truly shines in winter.
Cost: $6-$12

African American History Tours

Tuesday February 12, 2019 01:00 pm EST
Throughout February, Historic Oakland Foundation hosts free guided walking tours of Oakland Cemetery’s African American Grounds. Stops along the tour include the final resting place of some of Atlanta’s black history pioneers, including Carrie Steele Logan, founder of Atlanta’s first orphanage for...
Cost: Free

Love Stories of Oakland: Valentine’s Day Edition

Saturday February 9, 2019 02:30 pm EST
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a tour exploring the great love stories that last beyond the grave. Love Stories ticket holders will also receive a 10% discount on select merchandise in the Visitors Center & Museum Shop, and HOF members receive an additional 10% discount.

Adults (18+): $16

Students...
Cost: Free - $16

Flashlight Tour: Sports Legends of Oakland

Saturday February 2, 2019 05:00 pm EST
A continuation of the sports guided tour but after dark. Ticket includes a flashlight and a complimentary drink. The program starts at 5:00, and the tour begins at 5:30.
Cost: $10 - $18

Oakland All-Stars: Sports Legends of Oakland

Thursday January 31, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Guided Tour celebrating the history of Atlanta's sports history to kick off the football season. This will continue over to February 1st as well.

Adults: $12 Children (aged 6-17) and Students (with ID): $6 Seniors (65 and older): $6 Historic Oakland Foundation Members: FREE

Cost: Free to $12

An Oakland Outing to Cabbagetown – Homeschool Program

Thursday January 31, 2019 10:00 am EST
Led by Young Historians Homeschool Program explores the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill built in 1881 as well as the Patch Works Art and History Center. 
Cost: Free - $8

We Shall Overcome: Free MLK Day Tour

Monday January 21, 2019 01:00 pm EST
Celebrate the birthday of the famed Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King JR with this free to the public tour celebrating the accomplishments and lives of African Americans that stood with him.
Cost: Free

MLK Day of Service at Oakland Cemetery

Monday January 21, 2019 09:00 am EST
A way to honor our fallen on MLK Day is a National Day of Service. Volunteers are welcome to come and assist with tasks like planting bulbs and mulching the gardens. 
Cost: Free

An Author’s Afternoon at Oakland: Chet Wallace

Sunday January 13, 2019 04:00 pm EST
Discussion with Author Chet Wallace and his book Stories of the Winecoff Fire: A Dedication to the Memory of the 119. His novel provides an inside look at the lives lost during the Winecoff Hotel Fire in 1946. The event will be held in Oakland Cemetery Bell Tower’s Bobby Jones Room, overlooking th...
Cost: $10 - $15

Sights, Symbols, and Stories of Oakland

Saturday January 12, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Tour-guide led outdoor museum of Atlanta's history of love and loss. Tour receipt is redeemable for $5 off at Farm Burger Grant Park. This is a recurring event that takes place at 2:00 PM every Sunday and Saturday.

Adults: $12 Students: (with ID) $6 Seniors: (65 and older) $6

Historic Oakland Foun...
Cost: Free - $12

Party With The Past: Oakland Cemetery

Thursday October 12, 2017 06:30 pm EDT
Scores of famous Atlantans, including several former mayors, will be at this Halloween bash hosted by Atlanta History Center and Oakland Cemetery. Well, they will be there in spirit. Historic Oakland Cemetery is the final resting place for many, but on the night of the party it will also be a place ...
Cost: Free with RSVP

Sunday In The Park at Oakland Cemetery

Sunday October 1, 2017 12:00 pm EDT
Many forget that Oakland Cemetery is not only a resting place for thousands, including some Atlanta mayors, but a park as well. This 40th anniversary festival started out as a way for descendants of those buried in Oakland to pay their respects, but has branched out into a public day of  live music,...
Cost: Free

ArtsATL Lawn Party

Sunday September 10, 2017 03:00 pm EDT
The ArtsATL Lawn Party will feature everything from lawn games made by Brutal Studio to music curated by Deer Bear Wolf. To prepare the folks of Atlanta for upcoming elections, members of the Atlanta City Council and mayoral candidates will also make appearances and speak about their respective arts...
Cost: Free

Oakland Cemetery History, Mystery and Mayhem w/ Silver Willow

Saturday July 8, 2017 06:00 pm EDT
Of the 70,000-plus people buried in Oakland Cemetery, many suffered peculiar deaths and even more peculiar burials. On Sat., July 8, those curious about the mysteries of the supernatural will have the chance to explore Oakland Cemetery's strange and fascinating past. The Oakland Cemetery History, My...
Cost: Sold out

Malts and Vaults of Oakland with Wild Heaven Beer

Saturday July 8, 2017 06:00 pm EDT
This hour-long guided walking tour starts at the cemetery Bell Tower and ends with a Wild Heaven Beer tasting. Ron Smith and Mary O. Boyle will also be available to sign copies of their books Atlanta Beer Book and Atlanta Prohibition Book.
Cost: $10-$16

ArtsATL Lawn Party

Saturday June 24, 2017 03:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free-$38

Juneteenth at Historic Oakland Cemetery

Saturday June 17, 2017 09:00 am EDT
Juneteenth at Oakland Cemetery returns for its second year to commemorate the end of slavery in the South. The busy morning will include children's storytelling and activities, walking tours and headstone cleaning workshops. Guests will also have the opportunity to learn about the restoration of the...
Cost: Free-$5

Tunes From the Tombs

Saturday June 10, 2017 12:00 pm EDT
The seventh annual Tunes From the Tombs hosts local bands and food trucks while immersed in the scenery of Oakland Cemetery. This year the lineup features performances by Tinsley Ellis and members of the Hampton Grease Band and Aquarium Rescue Unit for a tribute concert to the late Col. Bruce Hampto...
Cost: $5-$20

MLK Day of Service

Sunday January 15, 2017 07:00 pm EST
As shit hits the fan socially and politically, folks on the internet like to share Martin Luther King Jr.’s words of wisdom. Phrases about nonviolence, peace, and love driving out hate are rendered empty by those who are hardly familiar with the civil rights legend’s work. What we can all take a...
Cost: Free w/ RSVP

A Victorian Holiday

Friday December 2, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Back for a second year, A Victorian Holiday features holiday activities the whole family can enjoy, including a behind-the-scenes look at the cemetery's sculptures, a guided walking tour, a holiday market feature locally made crafts, caroling, a live reading of The Night Before Christmas, and the ch...
Cost: Free-$16

Tunes From the Tombs feat. Arrested Development, Atlanta Funk Society, Adron, and more

Friday June 17, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20-$100

Gone with the Wind 80th Anniversary Tour

Friday June 10, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
On June 10, 1936, Margaret Mitchell’s seminal southern novel Gone with the Wind was first published. Historic Oakland Cemetery commemorates 80 years of this Oakland resident’s modern classic with a reprise of the special topic tour, Margaret Mitchell and Gone with the Wind.
Cost: $6-$16

Juneteenth

Friday June 10, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Originally celebrated in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, Juneteenth is a nationally-recognized commemorative day celebrating the abolishment of slavery in the Confederate south at the end of the Civil War. Historic Oakland Foundation is excited to host this year's Juneteenth celebration.
Cost: Free

Love Stories of Oakland: A Mother's Day Celebration

Saturday May 7, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Perfect for mothers, families, and friends, Love Stories of Oakland: A Mother’s Day Celebration is a unique way to celebrate the most important woman in your life! The tour recounts the loves, lives, and losses of Atlantans. Mothers will receive special recognition with a keepsake sweetheart rose ...
Cost: $6-$16

Oakland Cemetery Spring Plant Sale

Friday April 8, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Bring cash, check, or credit card and chose from a wide variety of plants, including heirloom varieties propagated from the gardens and new varieties from local growers. All proceeds benefit the gardens at historic Oakland Cemetery.
Cost: Free

Oakland Cemetery Cleanup

Friday November 13, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Join the crew to help preserve, landscape, and beautify this awesome Atlanta treasure.
Cost:

Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History

Friday September 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Learn about “Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing” during this guided walking tour of Oakland Cemetery, followed by a beer sampling form My Friend’s Growler Shop in Grant Park.
Cost: $6-$12

The Cryptophonic Tour

Friday May 1, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
The Historic Oakland Foundation’s latest effort to bring the cemetery to life through various art forms debuts this Sat., May 2, 2-7 p.m., with the Cryptophonic Tour. In partnership with ROAMtransmissions, the interactive event will combine original sonic landscapes inspired by the graveyard’s h...
Cost: $10-$15

Run Like Hell: Pushing Up Daisies 5K

Friday April 17, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the largest cemetery run in the country. Now in springtime, Run Like Hell: Pushing Up Daisies brings nearly 1,600 participants of all ages to Atlanta’s oldest cemetery. Run Like Hell is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier, and race winners receive a unique award fr...
Cost: $15-$35

Oakland Cemetery Spring Plant Sale

Friday April 10, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
A wide variety of spring plants will be available for purchase at Oakland Cemetery during our annual spring plant sale. Attendees are invited to choose from heirloom roses, peonies, clematis and many other shrubs and perennials to beautify their landscape. Plant prices range from $5 to $15. All proc...
Cost: Free

Daffodil Day at Oakland Cemetery

Friday March 20, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
In partnership with the Georgia Daffodil Society, Historic Oakland Foundation presents the first annual Oakland Cemetery Daffodil Day. Enjoy an afternoon of garden walks, talks and heirloom blooms for sale in this classic Victorian cemetery.
Cost: Free

Love Stories of Oakland Cemetery

Saturday February 14, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Perfect for lovers, families and friends, Love Stories of Oakland is a limited-time engagement! Enjoy more than 25 tour stops through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as we recount the loves, lives and losses of Atlantans of days past. We also examine the symbolism of love and devotion found on...
Cost: Free - $26

Death Cafe Atlanta

Friday January 9, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Join this international movement where people come together and drink coffee, tea, and eat cake while discussing death in a more comfortable environment.
Cost:

Bandmasters, Fifers, Composers and More: Oakland's Music Makers

Saturday November 29, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Before “Georgia 0n My Mind” there was simply “Georgia.” Before Music Midtown, Atlantans reveled at the Music Festival of 1883. Amateur historians and musicians alike are sure to learn something of note on Nov. 30 at historic Oakland Cemetery’s special topic tour, Bandmasters, Fifers, Compo...
Cost: Free-$10

Oakland Cemetery Scavenger Hunt

Friday October 31, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Scavenger Hunt Atlanta makes its way through Oakland Cemetery. Teams will be given a list of clues and challenges to be completed among the mausoleums and tombs of Oakland. Free food and drinks afterward. Come enjoy some creepy, good fun.
Cost: $35

Sunday in the Park

Saturday October 4, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Join the Historic Oakland Foundation at the 35th annual Sunday In the Park. From noon to 6 p.m., go back in time with a Victorian street festival bustling with art, entertainment, food and more. Stroll among Oakland Cemetery's mausoleums, monuments and gardens while taking in all of the sights, soun...
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Historic Oakland's Stories of Song

Saturday September 20, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Before “Georgia On My Mind,” there was simply “Georgia”. Before Music Midtown, Atlantans reveled at the Music Festival of 1883. Amateur historians and musicians alike are sure to learn something of note on Sept. 21 during historic Oakland Cemetery’s new special topic tour, Oakland’s Stor...
Cost: Free - $26

Oakland's Stories of Song

Friday September 19, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Before “Georgia On My Mind,” there was simply “Georgia. Before Music Midtown
Cost: Free - $26

Malts & Vaults: Where Beer Meets History

Friday September 12, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
What do a jousting match, exotic singing birds and the sun god Ra have in common? Why, everyone’s favorite malt beverage — beer — of course! Find out how the sudsy beverage connects these fascinating topics, and delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing during Hi...
Cost: Adults, $10; Students (with ID), $5; Seniors (65 and older), $5; Free for members

Tunes from the Tombs 2014

Friday June 13, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Tunes from the Tombs, Historic Oakland Cemetery’s annual all-day music festival, returns June 14 from 1-8 p.m. (gates open at noon), featuring musicians performing in and among Oakland’s extraordinary monuments, mausoleums, and renowned gardens. From rock to folk, Americana to jazz and classical...
Cost: $1-$50

Malts & Vaults: Where Beer Meets History

Friday June 6, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
What do a jousting match, exotic singing birds and the sun god Ra have in common? Why, everyone's favorite malt beverage, beer, of course! Find out how the sudsy beverage connects these fascinating topics and delve into Atlanta’s long and vivid history of brewing during Historic Oakland Cemeteryâ€...
Cost: $10

Kate Sweeney

Saturday May 24, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Kate Sweeney will be at the Historic Oakland Cemetery Bell Tower on May 25 from 3-5 p.m. for public readings of her book American Afterlife with a signing to follow. Refreshments will be available for those in attendance of this free event. A Dying in the 19th Century Tour will follow at 5 p.m. with...
Cost: Free

Run Like Hell: Pushing Up Daisies Edition

Friday April 11, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Test your limits with the Pushing up Daisies edition of the well-loved Run Like Hell 5K, or let little ones Run Like Heck during a 1K fun run.
Cost: $15-$30

Death Cafe Atlanta 8

Friday January 10, 2014 07:00 pm EST
There aren’t many public spaces in which the casual contemplation of death is common, let alone encouraged. But since the concept popped up in 2004, Death Café has become an international movement. The gatherings are meant to provide a safe, comfortable setting for people to discuss death over te...
Cost: Free

Oakland Cemetery Scavenger Hunt

Friday November 1, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Join Scavenger Hunt Atlanta for an epic adventure at Oakland Cemetery. You and your team will travel through the tombs answering questions and solving challenges, while enjoying the dark beauty and exploring the rich history of Atlanta’s most famous final resting place. This will be a truly uniqu...
Cost: $20.00

34th Annual Sunday in the Park

Saturday October 5, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Sunday in the Park features an artists market, living history demonstrations, storytellers, Irish dancers, live musical entertainment, carriage tours, and free walking tours, crafts, old-fashioned games, a traditional Teddy Bear Tea and the Bubble Man. Festival fare available. Guests encouraged to p...
Cost: Suggested $5 donation

Death CafÃ? Atlanta 6

Friday September 20, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Death Café originated in Europe and is now here in America. The event allows people to come together and share their knowledge of death in a safe and nondiscriminatory environment while sipping on tea and nibbling on cake.
Cost: Free

Death Cafe Atlanta

Friday August 23, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Death Café Atlanta provides a safe, agenda-free place to discuss death and life over a cuppa and tasty treats. The motto: Breathing Life into Death.""
Cost:

South Public Grounds Replanting Volunteer Days

Friday May 24, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
On Saturday, April 13, the cemetery is hosting its monthly volunteer day, and anyone interested in helping clean up, plant flowers, and perform a variety of other gardening projects is welcome. Volunteer registration signup is from 8:30-9 a.m. and the work day lasts from 9 a.m.-noon. It's probably a...
Cost: Free

Trees Atlanta: Oakland Cemetery Tree Walk

Friday February 15, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Would you like to brush up on your winter tree identification skills? Join Trees Atlanta’s Forest Restoration Coordinator, Brian Williams, on Saturday, February 16 from 1-3pm in Historic Oakland Cemetery to learn how to identify trees by features other than their leaves. Spaces are limited. Be sur...
Cost: Free

Caputring the Spirit of Oakland: 2012 Halloween Tours

Saturday October 27, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The Halloween tours feature several Oakland's eternal residents" who tell stories about historical figures in Atlanta ... as well as tales of murder and mayhem. Guests will also enjoy music and fortune telling."
Cost: $10-$20

Run Like Hell 5K and Run Like Heck Fun Run

Friday October 19, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Runners of all ages can Run Like Hell (or like Heck for the kids) through hauntingly beautiful Oakland Cemetery and neighboring Grant Park. Unique cemetery themed" awards will be presented in multiple categories. Costumes are encouraged."
Cost:

Sunday in the Park

Saturday October 6, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The Victorian-themed festival features Victorian costume contest, photography contest, living history demonstrations, and many more fun events for the family.
Cost: $5 donation

Georgia Iris Society Meeting

Friday July 13, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Gerald Johnson will demonstrate dividing and planting iris at the historic Oakland Cemetery. We are partnering with the Oakland Foundation Gardens volunteers to divide, replant and or/ pot iris. . Bring your gloves. We will also have a business meeting in the meeting room.Parking is in the adjacen...
Cost: Free to the public

Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours

Saturday October 29, 2011 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free-$17.50

Tunes From the Tunes

Sunday May 22, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Cost: $5-$15

Tunes From the Tunes

Sunday May 22, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Cost: $5-$15
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