Explore the stories of those who reside in our “silent cities” during the Anoka County Historical Society’s Monuments to Life cemetery tours. These tours are evenings filled with stories, traditions, art, characters, history and symbolism. This year’s tours will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Oak Park Cemetery off County Road 18 (West Broadway) in Columbus, Thursday, Oct. 10 on the south side of Birch Street in Lino Lakes and on Saturday, Oct. 12 on West Main Street in Anoka. All tours start at 7 p.m. Ticket are limited and must be purchased in advance at the History Center or be calling 763-421-0600 or visiting anokacountyhistory.org. Tickets for a single tour cost $8 and a package can be purchased for all three tours for $21. Discounts are available for ACHS members.