Archive for the ‘Holiday Programs’ Category

Walden Pond First Day Hike; Sunday, January 1, 2017, 12:00-2:00pm

December 12, 2016

Start off the New Year with good company, a sprinkling of seasonal literary readings and a cup of hfirst-day-hike-logoot chocolate!

Meet at the new Walden Pond Visitor Center at 12:00pm. Join us for an introduction to the new net-zero visitor center and a hike to the original house site of Henry David Thoreau. The hike includes a stop at the Thoreau house replica, where historian Richard Smith portrays Thoreau in his house on New Year’s Day! Sit by the wood stove and enjoy his tales of 1847. Don’t forget to dress for the winter weather. No pets are allowed at Walden Pond State Reservation. Co-sponsored by the Walden Woods Project, the walden-woods-logoFriends Group of Walden Pond State Reservation. Walden Pond State Reservation is located at 915 Walden Street/Route 126 Concord, MA 01742OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Visit for more information. In case of inclement weather, please call (978)369-3254 for cancellation updates.

July 4th 1845, Independence Day program, Monday, July 4, 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-3:00pm

June 23, 2016

Let’s celebrate! Please come join park staff at the Thoreau house replica to learn about the celebrations of July 4th in the days of Henry David Thoreau. This program is fun for all ages. Children must be accompanied by and adult.unclesam