Past Events

WHY THOREAU STILL MATTERS

Boston is Thoreau Country: Why Thoreau Still Matters

Date: 
September 27, 2017 - 6:30pm
Location: 
Old South Meeting House, Boston, Massachusetts

"WHY THOREAU STILL MATTERS"
Lessons On Environmentalism and Civil Disobedience

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.

A Visit from Henry David Thoreau

Date: 
October 22, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
Memorial Hall, 198 Main Street, Monson, MA 01057

 

In this 90-minute program, Kevin Radaker offers his dramatic portrayal of Thoreau.  After offering a 50-minute dramatic monologue, Radaker then answers questions in-character as Thoreau, followed by a time for Radaker himself to answer questions about Thoreau.  

A Visit From Henry David Thoreau; A Dramatic Performance by Kevin Radaker

Date: 
October 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: 
First Parish Church, Concord, Massachusetts

Encounter Henry David Thoreau, America’s mid-nineteenth-century apostle of the wilderness, social critic, and political dissenter, on the eve of the Civil War.

David Maguire, “Here I Am: Concord Connections,” Book Launch

Date: 
October 21, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

The Peabody Book Room and The Golden Age of American Letters

Date: 
October 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Old South Meeting House, Boston, Massachusetts

The Mid-19th Century saw a proliferation of literature in Boston; writers, poets, editors and periodicals all flourished in The Hub in the years before the Civil War.

Happy Birthday, Thoreau! A Marathon Reading of Walden by Henry David Thoreau & Celebration of "Henry David Thoreau: A Life" by Laura Dassow Walls

Date: 
September 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: 
192 Books 192 TENTH AVENUE AT 21ST STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

 

“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

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