Past Events

Climate Reality at Thoreau Farm on Earth Day

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 15:00
Location: 
Thoreau Farm & Birthplace

 

Bicentennial Ambassador Event at Mohonk Preserve: Outdoor Fun at Duck Pond!

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 09:00 to 12:00
Location: 
Testimonial Gateway, New Paltz, NY

Mohonk Preserve: Outdoor Fun at Duck Pond! Guided Preserver Member Group Hike

RSVP by April 14, 2017

Birding, "Scooping the Goop", and paying homage to naturalist Henry David Thoreau are part of the fun on this early spring hike from the Testimonial Gateway to Duck Pond led by Megan Napoli, Research Ecologist, and Christy Belardo, Citizen Science Education Coordinator.

A Thoreau Weekend at Congaree National Park

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 08:00 to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 18:00
Location: 
Congaree National Park

“Thoreau Nature Walks,” Featuring South Carolina Naturalists and Youth and Adult Actors Portraying Thoreau and His Contemporaries, Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2017.

“Thoreau’s Music at Congaree,” Mid-19thCentury American Folk Music. A Columbia Music Ensemble, Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2017.

How to introduce children to Henry David Thoreau: Author Donna Marie Przybojewski to give talk at Thoreau Farm.

Date: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 15:00
Location: 
Thoreau Farm & Birthplace

 

Honoring Thoreau through Contemplation & Journaling at Thoreau Farm

Date: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 14:00 to Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 15:30
Location: 
Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau, 341 Virginia Road, Concord MA 01742

Honoring Henry David Thoreau Through Contemplation & Journaling at Thoreau Farm.

In the tranquility of his birthplace, Nanri Tenney and Thoreau Farm will offer a course to explore the soul of the sage and naturalist, Henry David Thoreau. We will read his works with a fresh perspective using the practices of meditation and journaling to gain our own insights.

Kevin Dann

Captain of a Huckleberry Party!

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 15:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau, 341 Virginia Road, Concord MA 01742

Dr. Kevin Dann, author of Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau, will give a talk on this new book and perform Captain of a Huckleberry Party.

Emerson Society Award Announcements

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 09:15 to 12:00
Location: 
none

**Awards Announcements**

2017

 

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces four awards

for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

 

 

 

*Graduate Student Paper Award*

Japan Thoreau Society

Thoreau Society of Japan Celebrates Thoreau Bicentennial

Date: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:00
Location: 
Japan Radio NHK - Japan National Broadcasting

The Thoreau Society of Japan Celebrates the Thoreau Bicentennial!

Shoko ITOH, Professor Emeritus of Hiroshima University and former President of The Thoreau Society of Japan will present a series of 13 lectures on the radio of NHK (Japan National Broadcasting).

NHK will present the lectures on Thursday Evenings from January 5th through March 30th, 2017.

Emerson

Picturing Emerson: A Selection of Lifetime Portraits of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:30
Location: 
Concord Free Public Library in the Library Rotunda

The Trustees of the Concord Free Public Library cordially invite you to a reception and viewing of "Picturing Emerson: A Selection of Lifetime Portraits of Ralph Waldo Emerson"

Innermost House

I love to be Alone, A Valentine to Henry David Thoreau

Date: 
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 15:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau, 341 Virginia Road, Concord MA 01742

For seven years, Diana and Michael Lorence lived in a 144 sq. ft. house they built themselves, without electricity or hot water, hidden in the woods, in a world lit only by fire.

On Sunday, March 19th from 3-5pm, at Thoreau Farm, the Lorences will share their experience and how they came to find peace by living simply in the Innermost House.

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