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Yoga Buzz at Hotchkiss Chapel

Yoga Buzz at Hotchkiss Chapel

Join Yoga Buzz and learn why Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum is one of the “hidden gems” of St. Louis. Unroll your mats for an intimate 1-hour, all-levels yoga practice in the historic Hotchkiss Chapel (beginners welcome). Then, we will bundle up for a walking tour that highlights early St. Louis…...

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Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum – Nosegays or “Tussie-Mussies”

Nosegays or Tussie-Mussies In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d focus on those little floral arrangements that evoke feelings of love, friendship, and more. A nosegay—or, when carried in a cone-shaped holder, a “tussie-mussie”—has become a somewhat regular feature of weddings.  These floral arrangements may be worn in the…...

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African American History Trolley Tour

African American History Trolley Tour Morning tour sold out. Afternoon tour 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm added. Click on REGISTER button above for more information. Master Guides will lead a 2-hour bus tour weaving the stories of intriguing figures in African American History with highlights of the cemetery grounds and…...

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Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum – Trees in Winter

Trees in the Winter at Bellefontaine Cemetery Winter doesn’t seem to offer much for garden aesthetics but take closer look at the trees.  From the stately sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) to the almost shrubby Kousa dogwood (Cornus kousa), the mottled, exfoliating, and textured bark of many trees can be a real…...

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