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Riverside Cemetery

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1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
(478) 742-5328

September 2014

Down By The Riverside Music Festival

September 6, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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$5 – $10

Riverside's lush landscape will host music amidst the monuments at six performance venues, culminating in a Rhythm and Blues show with main stage headliners Barry Darnell...

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October 2014

Spirits in October 2014

October 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - October 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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October 16-26, Thursday-Saturday 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Sunday, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
This one-hour guided tour puts a human face on history for hundreds of visitors who enjoy seeing actors in costume at grave side bring history to life. The Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy will present “Tales of the Notable and Notorious” during its seventh annual Spirits in October tour.

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December 2014

National Wreaths Across America Day Ceremony

December 13, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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Join Riverside Cemetery for a wreath laying ceremony to honor all of our fallen heroes on National Wreaths Across America Day

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May 2015

Full Moon Euphoria

May 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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A once-a-year-only opportunity to compose unique and evocative photos by moonlight at historic Riverside Cemetery.

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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 17, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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This annual Memorial Day program includes a reading of the names of veterans interred during the previous twelve months, a dramatic presentation of the life of a veteran buried in the cemetery, wreath-laying by members of local lineage societies, and a keynote address.

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September 2015

1st Annual Open Meeting

September 8, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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Free

Join us for our 1st Annual Open Meeting! Participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Scattering Garden and Rock of Remembrance Tour the cemetery...

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October 2015

Down by the Riverside – POSTPONED due to Rain

October 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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Stroll throughout the beautiful grounds of one of Macon’s oldest city parks and enjoy the sounds of some of Macon’s finest musicians.

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Spirits in October 2015

October 22, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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This one-hour guided tour puts a human face on history for hundreds of visitors who enjoy seeing actors in costume at grave side bring history to life. The Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy will present “Unexpected Exits” during its seventh annual Spirits in October tour.

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May 2016

Memorial Day

May 30, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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FREE

General John A. Logan called for a nationwide day of remembrance On May 5, 1862   - “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose...

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October 2016

Spirits in October “Spirits Through the Centuries”

October 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - October 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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$15.00

Spirits in October is a guided walking tour with actors representing the spirits of some of Macon's facinating characters and will include the popular ending reception in the Public Mausoleum.

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December 2016

Wreaths Across America

December 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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A wreath-laying ceremony on the graves of U.S. Armed Forces veterans which coordinates with ceremonies in Arlington, Ceremonies in all 50 states, and overseas.

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March 2017

Spring Spirit Stroll – Spirits through the Centuries

March 24, 2017 - April 2, 2017
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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$10
Actress in yellow gown and top hat holding chest while looking at actor in older garb

Stroll through time on a one-hour guided walking tour of Riverside Cemetery and meet actors in period costume at graveside during Macon’s International Cherry Blossom Festival. Bus tours are welcome with advance reservations.

Tickets at the gate or online: https://www.xorbia.com/event/groups/?g=75

If you're interested in helping, please contact us on our Volunteer page.

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October 2017

Spirits in October “Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up”

October 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
$16

Oct 19-22 and 26-29 - Thu-Sat 6 pm-8:30 pm; Sunday 4pm to 6 pm. Each tour is 1 hour approximately, and golf cart is available for first tour each night.

Tickets at the gate or online: https://riversidecemetery.xorbia.com/

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December 2017

Wreaths Across America at Riverside Cemetery

December 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States

We invite you to be a part of Wreaths Across America at Riverside Cemetery: Saturday at 12pm, December 16, 2017 at Gatehouse at Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive.

Learn more and donate here: https://wreaths.fastport.com/donateLocation.html?page=17958&relate=14807

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March 2018

Spring Spirit Stroll

March 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
$10

The spirits of Macon are alive and well in Historic Riverside Cemetery this March for the annual Spring Spirit Stroll! This guided walking tour through Riverside features actors portraying Macon’s most famous (and infamous) former residents sharing their incredible stories. You just can’t make this stuff up!

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October 2018

Spirits in October 2018

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

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Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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$15.00

Oct 18-20, 6pm - 8:30pm each day, Oct 21 4pm - 6pm. Oct 25-27, 6pm - 8:30pm each day, Oct 28 4pm - 6pm. Purchase...

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December 2018

Wreaths Across America

December 15, 2018
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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Join Riverside Cemetery for National Wreaths Across America Day December 15, 2018 Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor...

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March 2019

Spring Spirit Stroll

March 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - March 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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$10.00

Stroll through time at Historic Riverside Cemetery's Spring Spirit Stroll, a guided walking tour of this historic cemetery and meet costumed actors at graveside during...

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October 2019

Spirits in October

October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

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Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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$15.00

Stroll among a Victorian rural garden, an oasis of greenery and calm in the midst of a bustling, modern Southern city in one of Georgia’s...

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December 2019

Wreaths Across America 2019

December 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201 United States
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Each year, millions of Americans - a third of whom are children - come together to REMEMBER the fallen, HONOR those that serve and their...

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