Field Trips & Special Events

Field Trips & Special Events

Saturday, October 29 - 11:00 am (RI Historical Society)


Walking Tour of Benefit Street

Louisa May Alcott left an indelible mark on the literary culture of her time, and her legacy continues to persist generations later. This 90-minute walking tour, sponsored by the Rhode Island Historical Society, celebrates the courage, spirit, and achievements of remarkable 19th-century women like Alcott who changed the literary and cultural landscape of New England.

 

Saturday, November 5 -- 10:00 am - 5:30 pm 

Field Trip to Orchard House, Concord, Mass. (Please use this form to register.)

Join other Alcott enthusiasts for this fun excursion to Concord, MA, to visit Orchard House, Louisa May Alcott’s home at the time she wrote Little Women. We’ll meet at 10 am at a central location (the Park & Ride on Rte. 117) and travel by bus for a 12 Noon tour. We’ll be home by 5:30 or 6 pm.

 

Sunday, November 20 - 1 - 4:00 pm at Providence Public Library 

Louisa’s Birthday Celebration -- a final celebration of the Louisa May Alcott program series - a Birthday Tea with Louisa herself!

Actress Marianne Donnelly brings "Beyond Little Women: Louisa May Alcott" to Providence for Louisa's Birthday Tea! 

This performance has been enjoyed by descendants of the Alcotts, historians, Chautauquas, schools, libraries, and families at special events across the country for 20 years. This accurate, interactive, exquisitely costumed, one-woman show leaves Louisa's fire intact! "Louisa" welcomes questions after the 45-minute show!      

Donnelly’s performance has been enjoyed by descendants of the Alcotts, historians, Chautauquas, schools, libraries, and families at special events across the country for 20 years. This accurate, interactive, exquisitely costumed, one-woman show leaves Louisa’s fire intact! “Louisa” will welcome questions after her 45-minute show!  

Following the performance, attendees are welcome to enjoy a Birthday Tea with Louisa, complete with cider, apple desserts, and period music by fiddler Everett Brown and members of the well-known group Barnacle.

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Louisa's Birthday Celebration generously sponsored by:    

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