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2015 Events

July 11 Sat., 10am

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery.

July 18 Sat., 10am

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Race of Notables at Mountain View Cemetery The event will be held among the tombstones on the grounds at Mountain View Cemetery. Race begins at 10am. Get here early for map and clues. Meet on the side road between the office and the Main Mausoleum building. Bring your family and friends and join in this fun race. Prizes will be awarded. Free event.

July 19 Sun., 2pm–4pm

Bay Area Guitar Master Series: Yuri Liberzon Free concert in the Tower Chapel.

July 25 Sat., 10am

Coming and Going in the East Bay Free docent-led tour by Ruby Long.
California transportation pioneers — from manufacturer of ropes to those who laid tracts for streetcars – they all made ‘coming and going’ in the East Bay what it is today.

August 8 Sat., 10am

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery.

August 9 Sun., 12pm–4pm

Sounds of Summer: Family Music Festival on the Green Bring your own blanket, fold-up chairs, and spread out for a picnic and a concert! Food trucks for all and bouncy houses for children. Free event.

August 16 Sun., 2pm–4pm

Bay Area Guitar Master Series: Eric Symons Free concert in the Tower Chapel.

August 22 Sat., 10am

160 Years of Oakland History Free docent-led tour by Ron Bachman.

September 12 Sat., 10am

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery.

September 26 Sat., 10am

Uc Berkeley Founders and Leaders Free docent-led tour by Jane Leroe and Ron Bachman.

October 10 Sat., 10am

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery.

October 24 Sat., 10am

Architects and Architecture Free docent-led tour by Stafford Buckley.

October 31 Sat., Noon–3pm

10th Annual Pumpkin Festival Celebrate Halloween at our fun-filled pumpkin patch meadow, with free pumpkins, activities, onsite food trucks, and treats for the kids!

Note: Docents scheduled are subject to change
We will update the calendar with November and December events later in the year.