Old City Cemetery Holds 18th Annual Antique Rose Festival in Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA - Locals were out at the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg Saturday for the 18th annual Antique Rose Festival.

The event included tours of roses on the cemetery grounds. Most of the roses are getting ready to blossom while a few were already in peak bloom.

Organizers say they have dozens of kinds of roses there, some dating back from the 1700s.

Most of the roses were on sale, and gardening experts were on hand to answer questions.

If you missed Saturday's festival, you can still stop by for the Mother's Day Walk Sunday at 3 p.m. You'll also be able to buy the roses from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.