January 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Jan 12, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery. Tour led by Jane Leroe.

 

Specialty Tour - Symbolism

Jan 26, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Sandy Rauch.

 
February 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Feb 9, 2019 10:00 AM

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

 

Specialty Tour - Black History Month

Feb 23, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Sarah Calhoun & Gia White, highlights the lives of community leaders such as; Captain Wm. Shorey, Alonzo & Jennie Prentiss, and Lydia Flord Jackson.

 
March 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery, Docent Tour

Mar 9, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery. Tour led by Carolyn Kemp.

 

14th Annual Tower Chapel Tulip Exhibition

Mar 22, 2019 10:00 AM to Mar 24, 2019 04:00 PM

Walk amidst spectacular floral arrangements created by Bay Area florists, garden clubs, and local college floral design classes. Floral arrangement demonstration daily at 2p.m. Free event!

 

Specialty Tour - Women's History Month

Mar 23, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent tour highlighting the lives of influential women such as Julia Morgan, Ina Coolbrith, and Anna Head. Led by Jane Leroe & Michael Colbruno.

 

Ching Ming Festival (Remembrance of Ancestors)

Mar 30, 2019 to Mar 31, 2019

Ching Ming is indicated on the Chinese calendar by the two characters: ching, meaning pure or clean and ming, meaning brightness. Enjoy complimentary Asian pastries all weekend long as we observe this annual Chinese tradition. Observed date is April 5.

 
April 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Apr 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty and history of Mountain View Cemetery.  Tour led by Ruby Long.

 

Free Photos with the Easter Bunny

Apr 14, 2019 12:00 PM to Apr 14, 2019 03:00 PM

Families can bring their children to have a complimentary photo taken with the Easter Bunny in our Tower Chapel

 

Specialty Tour - The Trees of Mountain View Cemetery

Apr 27, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Chris Pattillo.

May 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

May 11, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour highlighting the people, architecture, beauty, and history of Mountain View Cemetery. Tour led by Barbara Gibson.

 

Specialty Tour - Coming & Going

May 25, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Ruby Long.

 

98th Annual Memorial Day Commemoration Program

May 27, 2019 10:00 AM

Presentation of colors, salute to the fallen, and guest speakers

Specialty Tour - Memorial Day Civil War Plot (led by Dennis Evanosky)

May 27, 2019 11:30 AM

Dennis, who has also led tours at the Pardee Home and Oakland’s Preservation Park, gives a general tour with special emphasis on the Civil War and the role Californians played in the conflict.

 
June 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Jun 8, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Ron Bachman.

Bay Area Guitar Master Series

Jun 9, 2019 02:00 PM to Jun 9, 2019 04:00 PM

Specialty Tour - CA Gold Rush and Railroad

Jun 22, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Dennis Evanosky.

July 2019 Events

Bay Area Guitar Master Series

Jul 7, 2019 02:00 PM to Jul 7, 2019 04:00 PM

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Jul 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Gia White.

Specialty Tour - Transportation

Jul 27, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Gia White.

August 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Aug 10, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Ruby Long.

Bay Area Guitar Master Series

Aug 18, 2019 02:00 PM to Aug 18, 2019 04:00 PM

Specialty Tour - Mayor's Tour

Aug 24, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Michael Colbruno.

September 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Sep 14, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Ron Bachman.

Movie Night On The Green

Sep 14, 2019 07:00 PM to Sep 14, 2019 09:30 PM

Specialty Tour - Food Tour

Sep 28, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Barbara Gibson & Jane Leroe.

October 2019 Events

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Oct 12, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Barbara Gibson.

Specialty Tour - Symbolism

Oct 19, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Sandy Rauch.

14th Pumpkin Festival

Oct 26, 2019 12:00 PM

Celebrate Halloween at our fun-filled pumpkin patch meadow, with free pumpkins, activities, onsite food trucks, and treats for the kids! - 12noon – 3pm

November 2019 Events

Fall Foliage Display

Nov 1, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019

Stop by and admire the colorful leaves of our redwood and oak trees.

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Nov 9, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Jane Leroe.

Specialty Tour - Olmsted & Oakland Notables

Nov 23, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour by Chris Pattillo.

December 2019 Events

Free Photos with Santa!

Dec 1, 2019 12:00 PM to Dec 1, 2019 03:00 PM

Join us at the Tower Chapel for FREE photos with Santa.  Children of all ages are welcome.  Enjoy arts and crafts and refreshments.

Annual Holiday Remembrance Tree and Lighting

Dec 1, 2019 03:00 PM to Dec 1, 2019 05:00 PM

Come by and decorate a personal holiday ornament in remembrance of your loved one and hang it on our remembrance tree.  The tree lighting ceremony starts promptly at 5PM.

Exploring Mountain View Cemetery

Dec 14, 2019 10:00 AM

Free docent-led tour.

Specialty Tour

Dec 28, 2019

2019 Events

At Mountain View Cemetery, we offer family-friendly events and activities year-round. Each of our free, docent-led tours meets in front of the administrative office 15 min before 10AM and lasts about two hours. Many tours involve walking up steep hills.* *Please note: scheduled tours and events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information and details, visit our website at www.mountainviewcemetery.org.