Other Events

Several exciting events not affiliated with the MetroHartford Alliance are taking place in the Hartford Region!  Find out what’s happening and discover the cultural and entertainment riches of the area.

  1. Salsa Social

    Thursday, September 28
    Hartford Public Library
    500 Main Street, Hartford
    6:00pm

    Take out your dancing shoes and save the date: Hartford Public Library Salsa Social returns for ONE NIGHT ONLY! Rey and Glendaly will be teaching "The Fundamentals & Essentials of Latin Dance”. Click here for more information.
  2. Art Talk: An Evening with Kellie Jones

    Thursday, September 28
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    6:00pm


    Kellie Jones, MacArthur Fellow and professor of art history at Columbia University, has been rewriting the history of art to include artists traditionally excluded. Join a discussion of her research and curatorial work about contemporary African-American and African Diaspora artists and racial justice. Click here for more information.
  3. An Evening with Madeleine Peyroux

    Thursday, September 28
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    If you don’t know Madeleine Peyroux by name, check the video, now!! The Award-winning singer-songwriter’s music has been featured on HBO, NPR and radio stations all over the world! Click here for more information.
  4. An Evening with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

    Thursday, September 28
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    8:00pm


    In this rare public appearance, the Honorable Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will talk about his life, career, and more than two decades in the Supreme Court. The evening will include a moderated conversation and an audience question and answer session. All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Justice Breyer’s book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities. Click here for more information.
  5. VIP Reception with General George Casey

    Friday, September 29
    Hartford Golf Club
    134 Norwood Road, West Hartford
    6:00-8:00pm


    The World Affairs Council of CT invites you to a VIP reception with General George Casey, 36th Chief of Staff of the United States Army and Special Guests. Click here for more information.
  6. Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake

    Friday, September 29
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    7:30pm

    Russian Grand Ballet's full-length classical production for the first time includes the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and features Russia's brightest ballet stars.Odette, a beautiful princess, falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer. Only Prince Siegfried's devotion can save her. Click here for more information.
  7. Serial Monogamist

    Friday, September 29
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    9:00pm


    Serial Monogamist is Daniel Davidson's monthly quest to find the perfect improv partner. Who will it be this month? Click here for more information.
  8. Global Security Forum

    Saturday, September 30
    Mark Twain House & Musuem
    351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
    9:00-3:30pm


    Join the World Affairs Council of CT and the Charter Oak Chapter of the Military Officers Association for an all-day seminar featuring experts from top military and civilian institutions. Click here for more information.
    Save 50% off of your tickets by using code "HYPE" at checkout!
  9. Chase Race

    YMCASaturday, September 30
    YMCA Camp Chase
    15 Canton Road, Burlington
    TBA


    Join them at Camp Chase to test yourself on more than a dozen obstacles during the Adult 5K and on the children's course! Click here for more information.
  10. Film: Coco Before Chanel

    Saturday, September 30
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    2:00pm

    Part of the Where in the World is J.P. Morgan film series, celebrating the special exhibition Morgan: Mind of the Collector by traveling through film to the cities in which Morgan spent time, including Paris, Cairo, London, New York, Florence and Venice. COCO BEFORE CHANEL (COCO AVANT CHANEL) The story of Coco Chanel’s rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world. Click here for more information.

  11. PBR Frontier Communications Battle

    Saturday, September 30
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    7:00pm

    The PBR (Professional Bull Riders) announced that the XL Center in Hartford, CT will host some of the top bull riders in the world for the Frontier Communications Battle, part of the Real Time Pain Relief (RTPR) Velocity Tour. Click here for more information.
  12. Jonny Lang

    Saturday, September 30
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    In ’97, at age 16, Grammy winning blues guitarist & singer Jonny Lang came screaming into mainstream radio with the chart topping hit “Lie to Me.” Since then, he has toured with the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Sting and many other iconic artists. Come watch Jonny as he pours every drop of his soul into every lyric and guitar lick. Click here for more information.
  13. Head of the Riverfront Regatta

    Sunday, October 1
    Riverside Park
    Hartford
    8:30-5:00pm


    The Head of the Riverfront is a USRowing Registered Regatta. Every USRowing-sanctioned event is led by a jury of USRowing-trained and certified officials, and registration with USRowing designates the regatta as a nationally recognized safe and fair event. Now in its 18th year, the Head of the Riverfront offers head-style competition on the Connecticut River for high school, collegiate and masters rowers. Click here for more information.
  14. Film: Cairo Time

    Sunday, October 1
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    2:00pm


    Part of the Where in the World is J.P. Morgan film series, celebrating the special exhibition Morgan: Mind of the Collector by traveling through film to the cities in which Morgan spent time, including Paris, Cairo, London, New York, Florence and Venice. A romantic tale about a brief, unexpected love affair that catches two people completely off-guard. Click here for more information.

  15. ELS Case Competition Event

    Tuesday, October 3
    Dunkin' Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    6:00-9:00pm


    Join the Emerging Leaders Society for its inaugural Case Competition! Teams of local young professionals will present proposed solutions that address one of United Way's biggest business challenges. Click here for more information.
  16. Gallery Talk: Morgan: Mind of the Collector

    Wednesday, October 4
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm


    Explore the rare and dazzling objects donated to the Wadsworth Atheneum by legendary art collector, financier, and Hartford native J. Pierpont Morgan in a guided tour of the exhibition Morgan: Mind of the Collector with senior curator Linda Roth. Click here for more information.
  17. Screen Printing with Cinder + Salt

    Wednesday, October 4
    The Greater Hartford Arts Council
    100 Pearl Street, Hartford
    6:00-7:30pm

    Join them for a fun night of screen printing with the local artists from Cinder + Salt! Guests will create colorful, vibrant prints of Connecticut scenes to decorate in your home or office. No artistic experience necessary! Click here for more information.
  18. Get Hired Hartford

    get hired hartford logoThursday, October 5
    Connecticut Convention Center
    100 Columbus Blvd, Hartford
    11:00am-3:00pm



    Whether you’re an employer looking for your next superstar employee or a job seeker ready for a new opportunity, make sure Get Hired Hartford is part of your plan. With sessions to help refine your resume, a chance to get a free, professional LinkedIn headshot, over 100 employers to meet and network with and more, job seekers will find a multitude of resources to help obtain their next great role. Click here for more information!
  19. Getting Ahead Of Stress: A Primer On Medicine, Mental Health And Mindfulnes

    222928_183493538368130_3871578_nThursday, October 5

    Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
    370 Bassett Road, North Haven
    5:00-7:30pm

    Recent surveys have reported that stress levels in the U.S. are at their highest in at least a decade, with the American Psychological Association reporting that a full two-thirds of respondents to its recent survey were stressed out about the nation’s future. This free, unique Community Forum—targeted to people of all ages who are looking for ways to reduce stress– will bring a range of experts’ perspectives to the growing phenomenon of stress, in hopes of detangling the physical and psychological factors that are fueling an age of worry. Click here for more information.

  20. Art After Dark: Treasure Trove

    Thursday, October 5
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    5:00-8:00pm


    Celebrate the exhibitions Morgan: Mind of the Collector and Sam Messer/MATRIX 178 with music by The Duke’s Men of Yale as well as DJ Jon Eastman, a treasure hunt, free snacks, cash bar, and more! Click here for more information.