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.

The Thoreau Society & The Thoreau Farm Trust Annual Online Auction 2020

The Thoreau Society & The Thoreau Farm Trust Annual Online Auction 2020

Date: 
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 12:00pm to Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location: 
www.biddingforgood.com/thoreausociety/2020

During the month of March, you'll have an opportunity to bid on Thoreau-ly unique items and experiences!

All proceeds go directly to The Thoreau Society & The Thoreau Farm Trust to support our missions. Items range from a variety of Thoreauviana: used and rare books, artwork, get-a-ways, dining experiences, and so much more! Mark your calendars, the bidding begins March 2, at noon - with new items being added daily!

Larry Millman

St. Valentine's Day Mushroom Walk in Estabrook Woods

Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Estabrook Woods

Celebrate St. Valentine's Day on Friday, February 14, from 1-3 pm with a mushroom walk in Estabrook Woods.

Bring a date, or come by yourself. You might find the love of your life, while examining a super cup fungus embedded in ice! All are welcome! 

Mycologist Lawrence Millman (pictured here) will be our foray leader. 

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society awards 2020

2020 Emerson Society Awards

Date: 
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Online

Apply for Ralph Waldo Emerson Society awards starting on January 10, 2020.

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