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Events Calendar

For 150 years, Lakewood’s grounds have served as a community gathering place. We continue this proud tradition by inviting the public to enjoy our beautiful grounds and architectural treasures, and to explore meaningful ways to grieve and remember.

All are welcome to attend any of our events. You do not need to be affiliated with Lakewood in any way. 

Events Calendar

Explore Lakewood

Lakewood Trolley Tours

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a guided trolley tour across our 250 acres of beautiful and historic land.

SOLD OUT
Music in the Chapel

Music in the Chapel: Heartfelt

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood Cemetery as we welcome Heartfelt to the beautiful and historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door
Seasonal Celebrations

Midsummer Memory Mandalas

Onsite near the Living Memory Tree

Join Lakewood as we welcome back Earth Artist Day Schildkret of Morning Altars for this beautiful and special ceremony and workshop onsite at Lakewood.

Lakewood Experience Series

Lakewood Tea Ceremony and Grief Circle

Lakewood Cemetery

Explore the meditative and peaceful properties of the historic tradition of tea rituals. This powerful experience will allow time for reflection and contemplation on grief and loss.

$40 in advance / $50 at the door
Explore Lakewood

Intro to Rosemaling with COMPAS Teaching Artist Katrina Knutson

Lakewood Cemetery

Explore the beautiful tradition of Norwegian Rosemaling in this creative, hands-on class at Lakewood.

$10 in advance / $15 at the door
Explore Lakewood

Lakewood Trolley Tours

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a guided trolley tour across our 250 acres of beautiful and historic land.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door
Lakewood Experience Series

The Gift of Remembering

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood and Loyola Spirituality Center for an afternoon of support and reflection on your grief journey.

$45 per person

Learn @ Lakewood

Death Cafe

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for this free-flowing, community guided discussion on topics related to death, dying, and memorialization in a safe and welcoming virtual environment.

Free
Explore Lakewood

Memoir Writing with COMPAS Teaching Artist Jon Lurie

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for this hands-on experience to learn more about writing your own memoir with COMPAS teaching artist Jon Lurie.

$10 in advance / $15 at the door
Learn @ Lakewood

Lakewood Book Club: Mrs. Death Misses Death

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for our seasonal Lakewood Book Club. For this month we will be reading and discussing Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Free
Explore Lakewood

Lakewood Trolley Tours

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a guided trolley tour across our 250 acres of beautiful and historic land.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door
Music in the Chapel

Music in the Chapel: Maygen & the Birdwatcher

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood Cemetery as we welcome Maygen & The Birdwatcher to the beautiful and historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door
Lakewood Experience Series

Processing Grief – A Sound Meditation

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a healing sound bath in the historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel, hosted by Thomasina and Bob Fisk of Waking Nomad.

$10 in advance / $15 at the door
Seasonal Celebrations

The Great Big Garden Party at Lakewood

Onsite near the Living Memory Tree

In honor of our 150th anniversary, we want to show our appreciation to all the people who have helped make us who we are today - like you! Join us…

Free

Explore Lakewood

Lakewood Trolley Tours

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a guided trolley tour across our 250 acres of beautiful and historic land.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door
Music in the Chapel

Music in the Chapel: Robert Robinson

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood Cemetery as we welcome Robert Robinson to the beautiful and historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

$30 in advance / $40 at the door
Explore Lakewood

Evening Birding at Lakewood

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a special evening version of our popular Birding at Lakewood event, and keep a lookout for the nocturnal birds that call Lakewood home.

$10 in advance / $15 at the door
Seasonal Celebrations

Lantern Lighting Celebration 2022

Join us on Jo Pond as we decorate lanterns to those who are loved and missed, floating the lanterns onto beautiful Jo Pond at sunset as we read the names of those being remembered out loud.

Explore Lakewood

Lakewood Trolley Tours

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a guided trolley tour across our 250 acres of beautiful and historic land.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door

Explore Lakewood

Lakewood Trolley Tours

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a guided trolley tour across our 250 acres of beautiful and historic land.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door
Music in the Chapel

Music in the Chapel: Siama’s Congo Roots

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood Cemetery as we welcome Siama to the beautiful and historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

$20 in advance / $30 at the door
Lakewood Experience Series

Processing Grief – A Sound Meditation

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a healing sound bath in the historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel, hosted by Thomasina and Bob Fisk of Waking Nomad.

Explore Lakewood

Birding at Lakewood

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a peaceful Sunday morning stroll to learn more about birding in the cemetery.

$10 in advance / $15 at the door
Explore Lakewood

Lakewood Trolley Tours

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood for a guided trolley tour across our 250 acres of beautiful and historic land.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door

Music in the Chapel

Music in the Chapel: Lumina

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood Cemetery as we welcome Lumina Women's Vocal Ensemble to the beautiful and historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

$20 in advance / $30 at the door

Music in the Chapel

Music in the Chapel: The Champagne Drops

Lakewood Cemetery

Join Lakewood as we welcome The Champagne Drops for a holiday inspired jazz performance in the beautiful and historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

$15 in advance / $20 at the door

Do you have questions about an upcoming event? Need assistance reserving tickets?
We’re here to help.
Call our events line at (612) 540-5165 or email us

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