Past Events

Thoreau Society Annual Gathering

Previous Annual Gatherings

Date: 
July 10, 2016 - 8:00am
Location: 
Various locations in Concord, MA

The Thoreau Society has been celebrating its Annual Gathering since its founding in 1941.  Thoreau Society members and enthusiasts from around the world gather in Concord each July around the time of Thoreau's birthday, July 12.  Our Keynote speakers have featured a diverse group of individuals, inspired by Thoreau in some way, including:  Joyce Carol Oates, Arun Gandhi, and Edward O. Wilson.

“Is Walden Okay?: Patterns of Phosphorous and Oxygen in the Pond"

Date: 
September 17, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Brown Bag Yoga with Eric

Date: 
September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm - September 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Walden Pond Exhibit Dedication

Date: 
September 14, 2017 - 11:00am
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

“How Walden Works: The Quiet Pattern of the Pond": A talk by John M. Nevison

Date: 
September 10, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond

Date: 
September 7, 2017 - 3:30pm - December 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
Location: 
915 Walden Street

A Visit from Henry David Thoreau

Date: 
August 4, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Harmony Library 4616 South Shields Fort Collins, Colorado 80526
After offering a 40-minute dramatic monologue, Radaker then answers questions in-character as Thoreau, followed by a time for Radaker himself to answer questions about Thoreau. 

 

Henry David Thoreau: A 200th Birthday Celebration

Date: 
July 12, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
38 South Second Street, Bayfield, Wisconsin, 54814 (715-779-5223)

A community reading and commentary about the writings of Henry David Thoreau will be offered in the outdoor patio at What Goes 'Round Books.

Nature Walk on Bayfield Trails

Date: 
July 12, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
300 N 4th St, Bayfield, WI 54814

We will be hiking a portion of the Bayfield Regional Conservancy's Big Ravine Trail, a stretch of hardwood and conifer wooded ridges offering views of Lake Superior from the northern limits of the City of Bayfield. Interested persons can meet hike leaders at the parking lot atop the hill at the baseball diamond at Bayfield Schools on upper 4th Street in Bayfield at 4PM on the 12th of July.

Thoreau at Walden Pond, N.C. Wyeth

Thoreau Bicentennial Gathering: Celebrating the Life, Works, and Legacy of Henry David Thoreau

Date: 
July 11, 2017 - 3:00pm - July 16, 2017 - 9:00pm
Location: 
Concord, Massachusetts

The Thoreau Society Annual Gathering & Bicentennial Celebration of Thoreau’s Life, Works, and Legacy

July 11-16, 2017
Concord, Massachusetts

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