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.

“Neither Lost Nor Found: the Archaeological Collections of Henry David Thoreau”

Date: 
December 3, 2017 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Holliston Historical Society, 547 Washington Street, Holliston, MA 01746

“Neither Lost Nor Found:
the Archaeological Collections
of Henry David Thoreau”

An Examined Life, Reflections on Thoreau's Bicentenary with Richard Geldard

Date: 
November 12, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: 
The Emerson Resort at 5340 Route 28, Mount Tremper, NY

Matagiri and the Emerson Resort & Spa invite you to join us in the Emerson Resort & Spa’s Great Room for a lecture given by Professor Richard Geldard entitled “Thoreau and the Examined Life.” 

What Would Henry Do?: Panel Discussion

Date: 
October 28, 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Lawrence Millman, author of “Fascinating Fungi of New England,” to give a free mushroom walk in Estabrook Woods

Date: 
October 26, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Estabrook Woods

Lawrence Millman is a man of many talents. As a mycologist, he has studied fungi all over the world, but especially in his own backyard of New England. And as an explorer, Millman has made over 40 trips and expeditions to the Arctic and Subarctic. He has written for Smithsonian, National Geographic, Atlantic Monthly, Sports Illustrated, and Penthouse.

A Visit from Henry David Thoreau

Date: 
October 25, 2017 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

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

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

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