July 2019 Events with AWM Affiliates

Please click the Affiliate name for detailed information on hours, tours, and more upcoming events.

Did you know that AWM Members get free admission to 12 Affiliate Homes across the country? See the full list here






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  • Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House – Concord
    • Events Calendar 
      • “Welcome to Our Home” Living History Tour
      • Summer Conversational Series and Teacher Workshop
      • Morning Programs and Week-long Workshops for Youths
  • William Cullen Bryant Homestead – Cummington
    • Events Calendar 
      • William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor & Conservationist
      • Blast Into The Past: Live a Day in 1805
  • Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead and The Evergreens– Amherst
    • Events Calendar
      • Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic
      • Writing with Miss Emily: A Summer Workshop for Young Authors
      • “Buccaneers of Buzz” – A Children’s Circus
  • Concord Museum (Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau) – Concord
    • Events Calendar 
      • Your Everyday Companion: Journal-Making for Families
      • Reenactment of the Meeting of the Provincial Congress 1774
      • Summer Night at Wright Tavern: Crafty Bastards with Lauren Clark and Saltbox Kitchen Brewery and BareWolf Brewery
      • Film Screening: Surveyor of the Soul
      • Emerson’s Circle Walking Tour
  • The Old Manse (Ralph Waldo Emerson and Nathaniel Hawthorne) – Concord
    • Events Calendar 
      • Highlights of the Old Manse
      • Inside Out of the Old Manse
      • Creative Lives, Artistic Passion: Women of the Old Manse
      • Yoga at the Old Manse with Hannah O’Rourke
      • Home to Two Revolutions
      • Summer Yoga with Ashley Nichols
      • Remembering Revolution: The Patriot Preacher
      • Free Fun Friday at the Old Manse
      • Welcome Home, Hawthorne
      • Poetry at the Manse
      • Summer Sunset Transcendental Meditation
  • Edward Gorey House – Yarmouth Port
  • The House of the Seven Gables (Nathaniel Hawthorne) – Salem
    • Events Calendar 
      • Member Exclusive: Salem Celebrates the Fourth
      • Living History Lab
      • 17th Century Saturdays
      • Arts and Mysteries Revealed: Printing and Engraving
      • Enduring Hawthorne: A Marathon Reading of “The House of the Seven Gables”
  • Longfellow House – Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site – Cambridge
    • Events Calendar 
      • Garden Talk
      • Neighborhood Walking Tours
      • Porch Talk
      • Meet the Washingtons
      • Golden Rose Award Presentation and Reading
      • Camilo Velez Concert
      • Eileen Myles Poetry Reading
      • Amal Maqar Concert
  • Herman Melville’s Arrowhead – Pittsfield
    • Events Calendar
      • Poetry Release: Red Barn, Volume 4
      • Tea and Talk: Historic Lace
      • Mastheads Annual Reading
      • Film – The Act of Reading: Moby-Dick
      • Herman’s 200th Birthday Celebration
      • Old Salts Day
      • Annual Moby-Dick Marathon
  • Thoreau Farm – Concord
    • Events Calendar
      • More Liberal Than Any Mind Among Us: Margaret Fuller In Concord – A talk by historian Richard Smith
  • The Mount (Edith Wharton) – Lenox
    • Events Calendar 
      • Weekly Birding at The Mount
      • 2019 Library Conversations – Morning Sessions
      • Wednesday Ghost Tours
      • Le Café Français
      • Music After Hours with The Wanda Houston Band
      • Music After Hours with The Benny Sharoni Quartet
      • Backstairs Tours
      • The Indian World of George Washington
      • The Taming of the Shrew
      • Wharton and Cather Short Stories
      • Music After Hours with Andy Wrba and the Berkshire Jazz Collective
      • Music After Hours with the Bob Meyer Project
      • SculptureNow Artist-Guided Tours
      • Selected Poems of Edith Wharton
      • The Pope Who Would Be King
      • Music After Hours with The Joe Belmont Experience
      • Music After Hours with Jon Suters and Charlie Tokarz Quartet
      • Walkin’ with WordXWord
      • American Eden
      • Edith Wharton in France
      • Music After Hours with Paul Green Quartet
      • Music After Hours with The Armen Donelian Trio
      • WAM Theatre Ensemble
      • Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire
  • Whittier Birthplace – Haverhill






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South Carolina

  • Pat Conroy Literary Center – Beaufort
    • Events Calendar 
      • Jim Auchmutey: A Taste and Tour of Barbecue at Anchorage 1770 Inn
      • Book Club Discussion: THE LORDS OF DISCIPLINE – Led by Sean Heuston
      • OLLI Class: Pat Conroy as Reader
      • Our Prince of Scribes Panel Discussion at Main Street Reads – Summerville, SC and the Savannah, GA Barnes & Noble store




  • Poe Museum – Richmond
    • Events Calendar
      • Sunday Reading: Israfel: Selections from Carlisle Montgomery
      • Sunday Reading: The Masque of the Red Death
      • Twisted Culture Arts Festival Kick-Off
      • Sunday Reading: The Black Cat
      • Sunday Reading: Poe as Theologian
      • July Unhappy Hour

West Virginia