Past Events

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.

Winter break

Winter break

Date: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Wherever you please.

We're taking a break right now, but will post upcoming talks, walks, and other activities soon.

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.

George Copway

Self-cultivation, Individual change: A study of Thoreau's Indian notebooks

Date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road, Concord

Thoreau Society Executive Director Michael Frederick leads a new course on Henry David Thoreau's study of Native Americans.

scarlet elf cup mushroom

2nd Annual Super Cup Fungus Sunday

Date: 
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Estabrook Woods, Monument Street entrance

Mycologist and author of "Fascinating Fungi of New England," Lawrence Millman, will be the foray leader on a mushroom identification walk to rival all other winter mushroom activities taking place this Super Bowl Sunday.

Thoreau Farm

“Saving Thoreau’s Birthplace: How Citizens Rallied to Bring Henry Out of the Woods”

Date: 
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road, Concord, MA

Lucille Stott, “Saving Thoreau’s Birthplace: How Citizens Ralli

Thoreau Farm

20th Anniversary of Thoreau Farm - Citizen Clark ... A Life of Principle

Date: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Concord Academy's Performing Arts Center, 166 Main Street, Concord, MA

Citizen Clark ... A Life of Principle

Thoreau Farm

20th Anniversary of Thoreau Farm - A Principled Life: Panel Discussion

Date: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Concord

A Principled Life: Panel Discussion

“An Eye for Trees” by Richard Higgins

Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Concord Free Public Library

The Concord Free Public Library will host an exhibit of Richard Higgins’s photographs of local trees November 2 through November 30.

Richard Smith - "Walking"

Date: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location: 
First Parish

THOREAU’S ESSAY “WALKING”
Group Discussion with Historian Richard Smith
Monday, November 5, 7:00 p.m.
First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Rd., Concord, MA

Preceding the discussion, Richard will talk about Thoreau and his reasons for writing “Walking.” He invites participants to discuss whether and why they like the essay, and how it relates to their modern life.

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