Past Events

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 Society

MLA - Thoreau and Biography

Date: 
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Modern Language Association, Chicago, IL

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.

Thoreau Farm Anniversary: A Principled Life: Panel Discussion

Date: 
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Concord Academy's Performing Arts Center

A Principled Life: Panel Discussion

Thoreau Talk, Foraging Walk & Tasting

Date: 
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Bethel Woods, NY

WoodsTalk:Live

"All good things are wild and free." Henry D. Thoreau

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