May 28, 2016
Venue: — NA — Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Admission: Free; BBQ plates $ 10
The Friends of Oberlin Village (FOV) invite the community to join them to “Celebrate the O,” their annual BBQ fundraiser. The fun kicks off on May 28, from 5-8pm in the parking lot behind InterAct of Wake County.
Enjoy BBQ and all the trimmings for just $ 10, live music by the EPIC Jazz Band and Dan Smith & Friends. Also childrens’ games, other activities, tours and demonstrations by NCSU students and faculty of methods they are using to document and map the Historic Oberlin Cemetery. Guided cemetery tours will also be conducted throughout the event. This year’s event includes a raffle for the Friends of Oberlin Village 2016 Quilt featuring reproduction prints of images from 1870-1900, the period when Oberlin Village was established. Raffle tickets are $ 1 each or 6 tickets for $ 5. The Friends of Oberlin Village is the nonprofit, community-based organization committed to preserving the grounds of the Historic Oberlin Cemetery that served as a final resting place for people who by law could not be buried anywhere else.