Our Online Auction with the Thoreau Society is Open, Bid Now!

This year’s online auction with the Thoreau Society on BiddingforGood.com offers over 270 items for  you or your favorite Thoreauvian! We have some new items, plus, familiar favorites. This spectacular fundraising event will help further the educational missions of both of our organizations.
A Personalized Celebrity Video Greeting, New!

From left: Ed Begley, cast of This Old House, Liam Martin, and Kate Merrill

Environmentalist and Thoreauvian Ed Begley, cast members from This Old House,”  and CBS Boston News Team, Kate Merrill and Liam Martin, will work with you to create a personalized video message. Surprise your friends or celebrate an event!
New Walking Tours!
In addition to our extremely popular birding tours with world acclaimed naturalist Peter Alden, author of 15 books on natural history for the Audubon Society, and with a mushroom foray with mycologist and Arctic explorer Lawrence Millman, we are introducing new tours that take place in New York City, Concord, Massachusetts, and on Nantucket Island.

From left: Kevin Dann, Victor Curran, and Mary Bergman lead new tours this year. Bid Now! Also, R/T Hi-Speed ferry tickets to Nantucket Island.

Dr. Kevin Dann, author of “Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau,” is offering a tour of Henry’s NYC. Public historian Victor Curran is donating The Women of Concord Tour. Take the Steamship Authority’s High-Speed Ferry to Nantucket to take a walking tour of Siasconset with Nantucket Preservation Trust executive director Mary Bergman. Thoreau took the steamship to Nantucket in December 1854, spoke at the Nantucket Atheneum, and then took a walking tour of ‘Sconset. Whether it’s a tour of Thoreau’s New York, Concord, or Nantucket, have fun seeing the sights that Thoreau saw.
Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau

Our new program, The Write Connection at Thoreau Farm, in partnership with the Thoreau Society, honors Henry’s legacy as an American writer.

From left: Write in the very room where Henry was born; Ken Lizotte offers a personalized Zoom publishing workshop; a late 19th century nail from Thoreau’s birth house; and an original wood-line or Provincetown print of Thoreau Farm.

The Writers Retreat is located in the very room where Henry was born, (upper left), and you can bid on a week or a weekend in the birth room.

Ken Lizotte, president of Thoreau Farm and Chief Imaginative Officer of emerson consulting group inc., will lead A Book By You?, a personalized Zoom workshop on publishing, limited to four participants.

An original white-line woodcut print, “Henry David Thoreau Birthplace #1,”  will remind you of your favorite historic house! In addition to the print, be sure to bid on the collectible 19th century nail from the renovation of Thoreau Farm.

There are more than 270 items featured in this year’s online auction on BiddingforGood.com. Be sure to visit, and thank you for your support!

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