Past Events

Thoreau's Cabin

New Years Day Walk

Date: 
January 1, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

Meet Henry David Thoreau, portrayed by historian Richard Smith, as he entertains visitors at the Thoreau house replica near the main parking lot.

Middlesex Canal

Moses Greeley Parker Lecture: Mapping Thoreau's Travels in Lowell

Date: 
November 17, 2013 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center

Susan E. Gallagher, Associate Professor, Political Science Department, UMass Lowell and member of the Thoreau Society Board of Directors, will provide a tour of Mapping Thoreau Country: Tracking Henry David Thoreau’s Travels in Massachusetts (MTC), a digital initiative that uses historical maps to document Thoreau’s excursions throughout the state.

Illustrating Thoreau’s Maine Woods: A Photographer’s Journey with Scot Miller

Date: 
November 14, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Thoreau’s Maine Woods: A Journey in Photographs with Scot Miller, a new exhibition opens November 16 at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

Date: 
November 8, 2013 - 12:00pm - November 9, 2013 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Auburn, New York

On November 8 and 9, 2013, Cayuga Community College in Auburn, NY will host “Harriet Tubman: No Longer Underground,” a two-day symposium marking the centennial of the death of Harriet Tubman in 1913.

Walden, by Henry David Thoreau

“Walden” Seminar

Date: 
November 4, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road, Concord, MA

“Walden” Seminar and Discussion Group

4 Mondays, November 4–25

Conductor Richard Pittman

THE CONCORD ORCHESTRA

Date: 
October 19, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
51 Walden, Concord, Massachusetts

Concord: The Transcendentalists

Eric Sawyer, World Premier of Fantasy Concerto: Concord Conversations.
Soloists are Triple Helix: Bayla Keyes, violin; Lois Shapiro: piano; Rhonda Rider: cello

Conductor Richard Pittman

THE CONCORD ORCHESTRA

Date: 
October 18, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
51 Walden, Concord, Massachusetts

Concord: The Transcendentalists

Hector Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique
Charles Ives, The Unanswered Question

Rise of C02 - climate change

Climate-Change Teach-In at UMass Lowell

Date: 
October 17, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
Cumnock Hall, UMass Lowell

Climate-Change Teach-In at UMass Lowell: Too Late for What?  Real Choices on a Changing Planet

Thoreau's Boat

Date: 
October 14, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond (Main Beach)

FLOATING FROM PAST TO FUTURE: Henry David Thoreau and his boat, the Musketaquid

“…We seemed to be embarked on the placid current of our dreams, floating from the past to future as silently as one awakes to fresh morning or evening thoughts. We glided noiselessly down the stream…” Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack River

The Thoreau Society Presents: Innermost House

Date: 
October 11, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Birth House, Concord, MA

Join the Thoreau Society for an evening of conversation with Diana Lorence as she discusses her life at the Innermost House.

RSVP: info@thoreausociety.org

Coming Home to the Peace Of A Simple Life
                    With Diana Lorence of Innermost House

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