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Nature: A Walking Play

The Trustees and TigerLion Arts present Nature, a walking play about Emerson and Thoreau’s mutual love affair with the natural world.

The Write Connection, a program in partnership with Thoreau Farm

An exciting array of lectures and workshops for aspiring and accomplished writers, Fall 2019.