Little Women Sesquicentennial Celebration

Sunday, April 28th 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, cider press and homeopathy  demonstrations, Little Women "Progressive Read,"  and refreshments; guided tours continue (fee)

Special Performances / Appearances

  • Egg Rock String Quartet
  • Commonwealth Vintage Dancers
  • Turning Key Dance Contemporary Ballet
  • Living History Re-enactors
  • Announcement of the Winners of our first-ever Writing Contest

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
  • eSigns.com 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

978.369.4118

April - October Hours


Closed:  Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, January 1st & 2nd

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

Open extended hours on Martin Luther King Jr Day, February School Vacation weekdays, day after Thanksgiving, weekdays between Christmas and New Year's


November - March Hours

Weekdays, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday, 11:00 - 4:30 pm