Events and Get-togethers

Do you have an event related to Louisa May Alcott that you’d like to publicize on this site? Write Susan at and include the following information:

1. City and State

2. Date and Start Time

3. Venue

4. Brief description

5. Link to website for more information and/or contact information


5k walk & run for orchard house (www.louisamayalcott.org0

Sunday, September 17
12th Annual Benefit 5K Walk & 5K/10K Run

for Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House

Visit for details and online registration.

Marianne Donnelly’s
“Louisa May Alcott: Beyond Little Women”

Monday, November 13 at 6pm
Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library in Dudley
40 Schofield Avenue
Dudley, MA 01571

Wednesday, November 15 at 7pm
Fruitlands Museum at the Wayside Visitor’s Center
102 Prospect Hill Road
Harvard, MA 01451

Donnelly’s one-woman show continues to be enjoyed nationally at chautauquas and academic settings. Descendants of the Alcott family lauded her show in 1995 and NPR-NH broadcast her show in 2014.

Radio broadcast:

Here’s a sample video:

Here is a post from this blog with more about Marianne:
Alcott Immersion continued: Actress, writer and activist Marianne Donnelly: “Just like her.”

Ten percent discount if you mention this blog!
Contact Marianne directly:
Other programs:

Ongoing – Every Sunday, 11am to 2pm
The Colonial Inn, Concord, MA

“Meet” Louisa May Alcott over Brunch
Director of Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House and actress Jan Turnquist portrays Louisa, providing a living history of the famed author. Call 978-369-9200 before the Sunday you wish to come and ask if Louisa May Alcott will be at the brunch. Call the same number for brunch reservations, which are recommended.


“Meet” Louisa May Alcott in Indiana
Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
South Whitley Community Public Library
201 E Front St, South Whitley, Indiana 46787
Visit for more information and tickets
















6 thoughts on “Events and Get-togethers

  1. Oh, thank you for letting me know about the event at the BPL. I will try to get there!

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