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Old City Cemetery Event - OPEN GARDEN DAY

Old City Cemetery Event - OPEN GARDEN DAY

The gardens of the Historic City Cemetery will be in full bloom during our annual Open Garden Day on April 12th, 2014 from 9:30 am - 2:00 pm. The fragrance of the old roses of the award-winning Historic Rose Garden will fill the air as 500 roses clamber up trees, cover archways and bloom on big shrubs in this unique 19th century setting.  Perennial and native plant gardens will also be featured. The day begins with a sale of rare heritage rose plants and continues with free tours of the gardens and cemetery, a Silent Auction, and sales of rose merchandise.

For more information, contact Anita Clevenger @ 916-715-7294

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance.  Tours are free; however, donations and proceeds will benefit cemetery preservation projects.

Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

The dice were not the only thing loaded in the old west.  From pharmacies to opium dens, many California pioneers were under the influence.  Join us on April 5th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. for an uncut dose of history.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Old City Cemetery Event - "Meet President Lincoln" - Tuesday, November 19th @ 10:00 am

Old City Cemetery Event - "Meet President Lincoln" - Tuesday, November 19th @ 10:00 am

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address, Wayne Scott, noted Lincoln reenactor, will be reciting the Gettysburg Address at the Old City Cemetery.  This free event is sponsored by the Gen. George Wright Camp 22 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Event is free, however donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.
 

Old City Cemetery Tour - "What's Blooming?"

Old City Cemetery Tour - "What's Blooming?"

The Old City Cemetery Committee, Inc. will be offering a tour focusing on perennials blooming throughout the Historic City Cemetery.

When:    Saturday, October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 a.m. to noon.

Where:    Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento 

What could be more beautiful than red-orange trees, bright yellow leaves and flowering plants?

Come find out when docent Sharon Patrician takes you on a tour of “What’s Blooming” in the Historic City Cemetery.

Tours are free, however, donations are appreciated and go towards the restoration and preservation of the roses and cemetery artifacts.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Old City Cemetery Tour - "Misbehaving Politicians" - Saturday, October 5th 10:00 am

Old City Cemetery Tour - "Misbehaving Politicians" - Saturday, October 5th  10:00 am

Even before California was a state, its officials were busy fleecing the electorate. Pork barrel legislators, fraudulent election workers, dueling senators and land-grabbing governors are just a few of the nice folks you’ll meet.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.
 

Deadheading at Dusk at the Old City Cemetery - Monday, Sept 9th @ 6:00 pm till dusk

Come join us on Monday, September 9th at 6:00 pm till dusk in the beautiful Old City Cemetery’s Historic Rose Garden for an early evening hands-on event.  We will be removing spent blooms from the many rosebushes and tidying up the garden which encourages repeat blooming of the roses in our treasured Historic Rose Garden.

Tools and training will be provided and light refreshments will be served.

Workshops are free, however, donations are appreciated and go towards the restoration and preservation of the roses and cemetery artifacts.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Old City Cemetery Tour - "Capitol Connection"

Old City Cemetery Tour - "Capitol Connection"

Every building has its stories and secrets and California’s Capitol Building is no exception.  On this tour, we uncover the tales of the movers and shakers, craftsmen and common folks buried under our feet.  Mix in a scandal or two and you have a tour the walls just might give, if they could talk.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.