November Events

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    Death Café

    Virtual Program on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 6:00 pm

    Death Café is a unique opportunity for the public to meet and discuss death. For this installment, we are meeting virtually on Zoom! This group-led discussion has no specific agenda and serves as a w…

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    Fall Foliage Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery

    Arbor Tour at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 1:00 PM

    Join our Arboretum Manager, Aaron Greenberg, on a brisk autumn walk through the peak fall colors of some of the great trees of Laurel Hill Cemetery. Fall is a beautiful time to explore our tree collec…

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    Marine Corps Anniversary Service

    Ceremony at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM

    Join active and retired members of the United States Marine Corps at Laurel Hill Cemetery as they commemorate the 245th anniversary of the founding of the Marine Corps. Tradition holds that the very f…

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    Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Walking Tour at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 1:00 pm

    In life and in death, we all have stories to tell, and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead? This talk provides an informative overview of Laure…

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    Virtual Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Virtual Program on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    In life and in death, we all have stories to tell, and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead? But now, you don’t need to leave the comfort of y…

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    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill Cemetery on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The expansion of Fairmount Park in the 1860s prevented further growth of Laurel Hill, and in 1869 West Laurel Hill was established just across the river in Bala Cynwyd. This walking tour provides a wo…

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    Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Walking Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery on Friday, November 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    In life and in death, we all have stories to tell, and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead? This talk provides an informative overview of Laure…

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    Giving Back: Philanthropists of Laurel Hill

    Walking Tour at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 1:00 pm

    When we hear the word philanthropy, we think of charitable giving from great family fortunes. Laurel Hill has many examples of generous gifts by the one-percenters of their time. Notably, few women ar…

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    5Rhythms Wave Class

    Dance Class at Laurel Hill Cemetery on November 28, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    The Friends of Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries are partnering with 5 Rhythms to explore the joy of dance through a waves class, once a month from March to November. Join us for ecstatic move…

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