Past Events

Richard Higgins, Trees in Thoreau's Concord

Richard Higgins, "Trees in Thoreau’s Concord and Today"

Date: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond Visitor Center at Walden Pond State Reservation

"Trees in Thoreau's Concord and Today," photographs by Richard Higgins, will be on display at the Walden Pond Visitor Center through August 30, 2019.

Maine Woods cover

Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail Festival, July 24-26

Date: 
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:00am to Friday, July 26, 2019 - 8:00pm
Location: 
East Cove, Greenville, Maine

The Thoreau Wabanaki Trail Festival promotes the understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of Maine’s unique cultural heritage and natural resources, made famous here in the Moosehead Lake Region. It celebrates naturalist writer Henry David Thoreau’s three trips into the Maine Woods and the culture and heritage of the Wabanaki people.

Punkatasset Hill

Walk with Peter Alden

Date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 6:30am
Location: 
Punkatasset Hill

Kick off this year's Annual Gathering with a walk around Punkatasset Hill with Peter Alden. Meet at Keyes Rd to carpool.

Thoreau Society & Thoreau Farm Auction

Thoreau Society & Thoreau Farm Auction

Date: 
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Society Auction Site

Check out our Annual Auction! Now through March 29...

Henry D. Thoreau

Auction Fun-Raiser

Date: 
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Online

Starting on March 4 through March 29, 2019, The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust will be auctioning off a number of fun and unique items to bid on to raise money for our organization - and the more items we have the more money we can raise, so we're asking for your help.

George Copway

Self-Cultivation, Individual Change: A Study of Thoreau's Indian Notebooks

Date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 2:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road, Concord

Concord Historical Collaborative Course: Self-Cultivation, Individual Change: A study of Thoreau's Indian notebooks, led by Mike Frederick, Feb 13.

Mary Oliver (left) and Diane Ackerman credit: Dorothy Alexander

Mary Oliver Honored with Dianne Ackerman

Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Chapel of the Concord Academy, 166 Main Street, Concord

Celebrate the work of Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Mary Oliver, as she receives, in absentia, the 2019 Henry David Thoreau Prize for Literary Excellence in Nature Writing.

Nature: A Walking Play

Nature: A Walking Play

Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 5:30pm to Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 5:30pm
Location: 
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street, Concord, MA

The Trustees and TigerLion Arts present Nature, a mythic retelling of Emerson and Thoreau’s mutual love affair with the natural world.

ASLE - Engineering for the Planet

Date: 
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Society, Annual Gathering, 58 Monument Square, Concord, MA

Panel Sponsored by The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

Engineering for the Planet, Rochelle Johnson, panel chair

1. Engineering the Self in Walden and Walden Two, Michelle Neely, Assistant Professor of English, Connecticut College

Mary Oliver

Henry David Thoreau Prize for Literary Excellence in Nature Writing

Date: 
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 1:15pm
Location: 
Masonic Temple, 58 Monument Square, Concord, MA

Henry David Thoreau Prize for Literary Excellence in Nature Writing

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