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.

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

Walden Pond Exhibit Dedication

Date: 
September 14, 2017 - 11:00am
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

“How Walden Works: The Quiet Pattern of the Pond": A talk by John M. Nevison

Date: 
September 10, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond

Date: 
September 7, 2017 - 3:30pm - December 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
Location: 
915 Walden Street

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