Little Women Sesquicentennial Celebration

Sunday, September 30th Schedule

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy guided tours of Orchard House (fee)

1:00 - 4:30 pm

Free outdoor activities on our grounds (tents provided) include 19th Century crafts and games, string ensemble music, contemporary ballet and 19th Century dance performances, cider press demonstration, Little Women "Progressive Read," debut of the Alcott Writing Contest, and refreshments; guided tours continue (fee)

Special Performances / Appearances

Many thanks to . . .

  • Our Guest Performers for giving so generously of their time and talent
  • Orchard House Board, Staff, & Volunteers for their dedication and hard work
  • Nicewicz Farms (Bolton, MA) for the donation of 15 bushels of apples
  • Lexington Graphics for making inaugural Writing Contest look so good
  • for helping us tell the world we are here

Find us

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

399 Lexington Road, Concord, Massachusetts 01742, United States


November - March Hours

Closed:  Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day

Open 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Christmas Eve

Open at noon on Patriots' Day (third Monday in April)

April - October Hours

Monday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday, 11:00 am - 4:30 pm