Register Today for Cemetery Stories Storytelling Event November 2

Oct 28, 2021 | 0 comments

Cemetery StoriesCemetery Stories: Life, Death and Beyond, a live storytelling event, will take place November 2, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Historic Fairview Cemetery, located at 700 Yale Blvd. SE. It’s being organized by the New Mexico Humanities Council, the Before I Die NM Festival and the cemetery.

Cemetery Stories will be the closing event of the Festival. Hot cider and cookies will be served. In addition, there will be an opportunity to write out messages to deceased loved ones and burn them in a fire pit at the end of the event.

Registration for this event is $10 and is separate from Before I Die NM Festival registration. Registration for Cemetery Stories: Life, Death and Beyond is now open on EventBrite. A portion of the registration for this event supports the Historic Fairview Cemetery nonprofit organization.

Cemetery Stories: Life, Death and Beyond is a live storytelling event with people sharing stories about their experience with the mysteries of death and dying. There are 16 stories on tap for the program. The stories cover a range of emotions, and many are quite uplifting.

The event will take place at Historic Fairview Cemetery at dusk. Please dress appropriately for the weather and cooler temperatures after dark. The walkway along the roads will be illuminated with torches.

Register at Eventbrite here.

About the Before I Die NM Festival

Before I Die NM 2021 AngelThe 5th annual Before I Die New Mexico Festival will take place in-person and online with four days of death-positive conversations and experiences October 30 to November 2, 2021, in Albuquerque and at

The Festival has entertaining and educational elements, including field trips to funeral homes and cemeteries, speakers and panel discussions, hands-on workshops, Death Cafe conversations, and more. A small donation is requested to register for in-person and online Festival events. Every registrant will receive a KN95 Festival face mask and other goodies.

Online sessions will be professionally coordinated by GatheringUs, which provides in-person and virtual memorial services and online memorial pages. The 2020 Before I Die Virtual Festival was successfully held totally online and resulted in more than 27,000 YouTube video views to date.

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