Friends Of Oakdale Cemetery – Calendar of 2013 Evenbts

Friends Of Oakdale Cemetery – April, 2013

Saturday, April 27, 2013, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Bird Tour
Enjoy a morning of birding at Oakdale with Dr. James Parnell, noted ornithologist and author of numerous books and articles about birds. Dr. Parnell is a retired professor of biology at UNC-W. Tour cancelled in event of inclement weather. Admission is $10 for non-members; free for members.

Saturday, May 18, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon – Walking Tour
Ms. Robin Triplett will delight the group with a general historical tour of the cemetery. She will enlighten you with stories such as the Fireman and his dog,a murder in  Cary that still remains unsolved just to name a few. Tour cancelled in event of inclement weather. Admission is $10.00 for non-members; free for members

Saturday, June 15, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon – Walking Tour
Mr. Chris Nelson will lead the tour about most notable people of public service. He will give the details of the men who served as firemen in Wilmington and their events which may have led them to their final resting place in Oakdale. Tour cancelled in event of inclement weather. Admission is $10.00 for non-members; free for members.

Saturday, July 20, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon – Walking Tour
Mr. Eric Kozen, Superintendent will take you on a special tour of the cemetery explaining its 150 + year old history. Give you a taste of horticulture specimens along with funerary art. Tour cancelled in event of inclement weather. Admission is $10.00 for non- members; free for members.