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Old City Cemetery Tour - Music in the Boneyard

Old City Cemetery Tour - Music in the Boneyard

Join the Old City Cemetery Committee's tour "Music in the Boneyard" on Saturday, May 3rd @ 7:00 p.m.  From inaugurations to rallies to vaudeville theaters, Sacramento’s musicians got around.  Meet old west treblemakers and hear old-timey tunes from local musicians!

Admission is $5.00.  Tickets (limited to 50) will be sold at the front gate beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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. Money from ticket sales benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Old City Cemetery Tour - Melody & Murder

Old City Cemetery Tour - Melody & Murder

The Old City Cemetery Committee presents a tour featuring tales of their musical "residents" on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10:00 am.

Long before iTunes, music was a large part of Sacramentan’s daily lives. Much-loved musicians and teachers, cacophonous conductors, perforated pianists, and ill-fated instrumentalists will all vie for your attention on this rhythmic tour.

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 - 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.

Funds for East Sacramento’s McKinley Pond Found!

Funds for East Sacramento’s McKinley Pond Found!

A hopeful message from Council member Steve Cohn!! Funds are available for McKinley Pond rehabilitation. Read the Council member’s letter below.

“I have great news about McKinley Pond!  As you know, in June 2013, a Lake Management and Assessment Report was completed identifying several issues with our city’s ponds including the McKinley pond.  Since that time I have been working with Parks staff on cost estimates as well as funding sources... Read More

Old City Cemetery Tour - Mausoleums & Tombs

Old City Cemetery Tour - Mausoleums & Tombs

The Old City Cemetery Committee invites you to attend our tour on Mausoleums and Tombs on March 1, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m.

What's the difference between a mausoleum and a tomb?  Are there any in the Old City Cemetery?  Who's buried in them?  Inquiring minds will discover the answers to all these questions on this Saturday stroll.

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.

Updates—41st and I Street Construction Projects

Updates—41st and I Street Construction Projects

IMPORTANT COMMUNITY NOTICE REGARDING THE CONSTRUCTION AT 1112-41ST STREET... Read More