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2022 EVENTS

Do you need to register for an event or just have some questions answered?  Email us at friendsofmtbethel@gmail.com or call our event line at 717-681-6768.

Friday, April 22 (5-8PM) Sunday, April 24 (2-4PM)

Through the Lens of John Reitzel
Outstanding pictures by Columbia native and amateur photographer John Reitzel will be on display at the Cemetery Caretaker's Cottage, 700 Locust Street, Columbia. Light Refreshments will be available. No admission.

 

 

 

 

Sat, May 28 (8:30AM start)

Mount Bethel Cemetery Memorial 5k
The mixed terrain 5k will be held on the grounds of Columbia High School beginning at 8:30am. Runners and walkers are welcome to compete. For more information on the course and registration, see below.

 

Click here for the MBC Memorial 5k Course

Click here for the Registration Form – MBC Memorial 5k

Sat, June 18 (10AM-2pm)

The Last Ride & Macabre Creations
The grounds of Mount Bethel will come to life when professional vehicles gather for a cemetery-related car show complemented by vendors featuring macabre creations. The show is held in conjunction with "Thunder on the River Car Show" held in downtown Columbia courtesy of the Columbia Lions Club. No admission.

 

 

 

 

Friday, Sept. 9 (6-9pm)

Fete en Noir

Dress in black if possible.

An outdoor picnic held on the grounds of Mount Bethel with live music by The Kracker Beez. Bring your own picnic food and beverage; we will supply the table, table coverings, and chairs. Reservations are $20m per person if made by September 1; after that, they are $25 per person. Limited to 500 paid guests.

Sunday, Oct. 30 (3-8pm)

Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead)

A stop on the Halloween House Tour coordinated by Create Columbia

The celebration will feature mini tours of the cemetery as well as an ofrenda with luminaries to honor departed loved ones. This is a ticketed event.

Saturday, Dec. 17 (noon)

Wreaths Across America
Help decorate the graves of veterans. To sponsor one or more wreaths at $15 each, use the QR code below or mail the linked form with a check made payable to "Wreaths Across America" to... Mount Bethel Cemetery PO Box 231 Columbia PA 17512
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Thanks to our 2022 event sponsors

GOLD SPONSOR:
Columbia Fraternal Association

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GOLD SPONSOR:
Foresters of America No. 235

Silver Sponsor:
Columbia American Legion Post #372

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Silver Sponsor:
Melanie B. Scheid Funeral Directors

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Silver Sponsor:
Columbia Lions Club

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Silver Sponsor:
Nikolaus & Hohenadel, LLP

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Silver Sponsor:
Truist Bank (Columbia Branch)

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Silver Sponsor:
Kleen-Rite Corporation

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Silver Sponsor:
Sunsnappers

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Bronze Sponsor:
B&T Sportswear

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Bronze Sponsor:
Catholic War Vets Post 1306

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