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Spring Plant Sale

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

Save the date and plan to shop a great selection of interesting and hard-to-find plants at Historic Oakland Foundation’s Spring Plant Sale! The sale will take place at Oakland Cemetery’s Magnolia Square on Saturday, April 13 with a special members-only presale on Friday, April 12.Reserve your spot and shop a great selection of interesting and…

Run Like Hell 5K

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

The largest cemetery run in the country, Run Like Hell is one of Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood 5K fundraisers, with all proceeds going to the restoration and preservation of historic Oakland Cemetery. The 2024 race returns to Oakland in the Spring for the second year in a row, showcasing the beauty of Oaklands gardens. Participants are…

Run Like Hell 5K

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the 17th annual Run Like Hell 5K – now in Spring! This unique evening 5K will take place at Oakland Cemetery on April 13th at 5:00 p.m.Register for the Run Like Hell 5KThe largest cemetery run in the country, Run Like Hell is one of Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood 5K fundraisers,…

Cemetery Preservation Workshop

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

This workshop will teach participants basic cemetery preservation theory and skills. This workshop will teach participants basic cemetery preservation theory and skills. Activities will include a brief indoor portion geared towards understanding the historic context of cemeteries in Atlanta as well as theoretical concepts such as “do no harm,” “reversibility,” etc. The majority of the…

Service Learning Day in the Gardens

Support Oakland Cemetery on our first service learning day of the year, Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn valuable gardening skills while you help keep Oakland's gardens beautiful. We'll start with an informal presentation about the volunteer project for the day including lessons and tips that you can apply to your own…

Book Signing and Discussion with Advolly Richmond

McElreath Hall, Atlanta History Center 30 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

Please join Atlanta History Center, The Garden Conservancy, Historic Oakland Foundation, and Cherokee Garden Library for an unforgettable evening  on May 14 at Atlanta History Center. Renowned garden historian Advolly Richmond will discuss her new book, A Short History of Flowers, which unravels the surprising histories of 60 flowers that shape our gardens. The book…

Join in June! Membership Month

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

It's Membership Month at Historic Oakland Foundation! Join or renew in June and you'll be entered to win some amazing prizes! Your membership helps Historic Oakland Foundation preserve, restore, enhance, and share Oakland Cemetery, a treasured Atlanta landmark and important neighborhood greenspace. HOF members receive some great benefits in addition to supporting Oakland: Advance ticket…

Member Open House [Member Event]

Members are the heart of Oakland, and during Membership Month we want to celebrate our members' commitment to HOF's mission and programs at Oakland. Please join us for an open house at the Bell Tower on June 2, 2024 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Members will enjoy Coffee Bar and sweets Meet and Mingle…

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Elevate Life: Wellness and Community at Oakland Cemetery

Elevate Life is a yoga and wellness series co-hosted with Jess Pfeffer of Jess Pfeffer Holistic Event Planning. Each Elevate Life session is designed to offer Oakland Cemetery as a place of healing, well-being, and social connections. Upcoming sessions: July 11: Soundscapes & Stillness: A Sound Bath Meditation Journey  We invite you to experience a…

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