Past Events

Thoreau Society/Thoreau Farm Trust online auction

The Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm Trust Auction

Date: 
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 01:00 to 22:00
Location: 
Online

Starting on March 9, 2015, The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust will be auctioning off a wide array of books and other items to raise money for our organizations - and the more items we have, the more money we can raise, so we're asking for your help.

Busy Beavers

Busy Beavers, Interpretive Program for School Vacation Week

Date: 
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:30 to 12:00
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

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

Thoreau's Maine Woods, Scot Miller

Date: 
Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
Harvard Museum of Natural History

Thoreau's Maine Woods, A Journey in Photographs with Scot Miller

Special Exhibit at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, Massachusetts, now through February 2015.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Civil Disobedience: Interpretive Program for January

Date: 
Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 12:30 to 15:00
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

First Day Hikes

MassParks First Day Hikes: New Years Day 1847 at Walden Pond

Date: 
Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 12:00 to 14:00
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.

Winter Solstice Walk

Date: 
Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 11:00 to 12:00
Location: 
Walden Pond

Come and celebrate the time of year when days are shortest, and nights are longest, heralding increasing hours of daylight. Meet a park interpreter at the Thoreau house replica, near the parking lot, for an inspirational walk around Walden Pond and beat the winter blues. Please wear good walking shoes and dress for the weather. This is a program for visitors of all ages.

Thoreau's Stay at Walden

Date: 
Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 09:00 to 11:00
Location: 
Walden Pond

Stop by and join a park interpreter stationed at the Thoreau house replica for fun and informative learning about Henry David Thoreau’s life and stay at Walden Pond. Bring insect/tick repellent. Dress for winter weather. This program is for all ages.

William Lamson, Untitled, 2014

Walden, revisited

Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:00 to Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 17:00
Location: 
51 Sandy Pond Road Lincoln, MA 01773

Walden, revisited, a major exhibition at the deCordova Museum and Scuplture Park, features works by contemporary artists inspired by Walden, the pond, and Walden, the book.

Henry's Boat

Date: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 12:00 to 14:00
Location: 
Walden Pond

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

“…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

Autumnal Tints

Thoreau’s Autumnal Tints

Date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 19:00 to 20:30
Location: 
Reuben Hoar Library, 41 Shattuck St, Littleton MA

“October is the month for painted leaves. Their rich glow now flashes around the world. As fruits and leaves acquire a bright tint just before they fall, so the year near its setting. October is its sunset sky.”—Henry David Thoreau, Autumnal Tints

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