Calendar of Events ~ 2017
January 1 - New Year's Holiday
March 1 - Winter items (wreaths, grave blankets) removed and disposed of by Cemetery. We allow one week after the gates are opened for the non-winter months for the items to be removed before pick them up.
April 1 - Trinkets, small statuary, wind chimes, etc. may be placed on lot (must be in a flower bed or flower pot)
April 1 - Flower pots turned upright by Cemetery crew
May 1 - Water faucets turned on. This is the target date but is affected by the weather and work schedules.
May 22 - Flags placed on veteran's graves by the Petoskey High School Baseball Team.
May 22 - Last day before Memorial Day that the Cemetery crew will plant shrubbery on individual lots. We will plant shrubbery for you at no charge but because of the amount of work we have to do cannot commit to planting after this date. After Memorial Day we will again plant as requested.
May 29 - Memorial Day observed
July 4 - Holiday
September 4 - Labor Day Holiday
September 11 - Flags removed from veteran's graves (Flags are sometimes left longer if they are in very good shape)
October 1 - Trinkets, small statuary, wind chimes, etc. will be removed from lot by Cemetery crew. Items will NOT be saved.
October 15 - Water faucets turned off for winter months. This is affected by weather and sometimes must be completed sooner.
November 1 - Flower pots tipped over by Cemetery crew to prevent winter freezing and breaking .
November 20 - First day that wreaths and grave blankets may be placed in the Cemetery.
November 23-24 - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 16 - Wreaths Across America wreath placement day.
December 24-25 - Christmas Holiday
January 1, 2018 - New Year's Holiday