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. Night Fall 2017 Summer Fundraiser

    Tuesday, July 25
    Pond House Cafe
    1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford
    6:00-9:00pm


    Join your favorite characters—and be the first to meet our newest addition - for a Night Fall Fundraiser. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, meet their performers, save the best seats in the park with special access to reserved blanket pre-sale. Conclude the evening with the introduction of Anne Cubberley's newest creation - all in support of Night Fall's free community performance! Click here for more information.
  2. Yoga Flow on the River

    Wednesdays, July 26 & August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
    300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    6:00-7:00pm


    They've partnered with Hartford Sweat to bring free yoga to the riverfront! Stretch and strengthen your body and mind in this class designed to link movement with breath, allowing you to unwind and connect. This class is accessible to all bodies. Please bring your yoga mat! Click here for more information.
  3. Drive-By Truckers with special guest: Seratones

    Wednesday, July 26
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm

    Drive-By Truckers coming to Infinity Hall Hartford! What an opportunity for us all to come enjoy a night of incredible tunes from a band we all love and have seen grow over the last 20+ years. Come for a hang with them in July and enjoy the highest quality of Rock & Roll. Click here for more information.
  4. Riverfront Scramble Series - Super Heroes

    Thursday, July 27
    Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
    300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    6:30pm


    Get ready to Scramble this summer! Runners battle wet sand, dirt paths, rocky hills, grassy knolls, stair climbs and even a little asphalt, followed by beer, food and live music. Run in costume and you could win the coveted best costume prize. The theme for this race is Super Heroes - Throw on that cape, put on your Clark Kent glasses, and don’t forget your utility belt. Click here for more information.
  5. Film: Wùlu

    Thurs, July 27 | Sat, July 29 | Sun, July 30
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    Times Vary


    Part of the Morality Clause series, where the protagonists in the chosen films face challenges and life-altering decisions, forcing them to follow their own moral compass. Click here for more information.
  6. Hartford Yard Goats vs Reading

    Thursday, July 27
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Reading! Click here for more information.
  7. Outdoor Concert: Nu Haven Kapelye

    Friday, July 28
    Old State House
    800 Main Street, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm


    Join Southern New England’s largest Klezmer Big Band – Nu Haven Kapelye – as they bring their innovative arrangements of Jewish music from Romania, Hungary, and other Eastern European locales to the Old State House Farmers Market. Click here for more information.
  8. The Leadership Alliance National Symposium

    Friday, July 28 - Sunday, July 30
    Connecticut Convention Center
    100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    Times Vary


    The culminating event of the Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) is the Leadership Alliance National Symposium (LANS). Undergraduates present research from their summer internships and engage in professional development, mentoring and networking events among the Alliance family of graduate students, advanced degree alumni, faculty and administrators. Click here for more information.
  9. Summer Sizzle: Undercurrent

    Friday, July 28
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    5:00pm


    This summer’s outdoor film series celebrates the exhibition Hand-Painted Pop! Art and Appropriation, 1961 to Now. Enjoy live music and à la carte dinner service prepared by the Museum Café beginning at 5 pm, with films beginning at sundown (approximately 8:15 pm). Click here for more information.
  10. EBSC Summer Series x Hartford Handsome

    Friday, July 28
    Hartford Prints!
    42 Pratt Street, Hartford
    6:00-10:00pm


    Join Hartford Prints! and the Early Bird Social Club for a joint dance party celebrating summer in the city. This year they'll be taking over Pratt Street for the hottest, and handsomest, party of the summer! Click here for more information.
  11. Music Among The Memorials

    Friday, July 28
    Cedar Hill Cemetery
    453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartord
    6:00-8:00pm

    Enjoy an evening of music at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the New Haven-based bluegrass band Five in the Chamber. Voted Fan Favorite at the 2016 Podunk Bluegrass Festival, the band’s tight arrangements and unique harmony vocals bring a fresh interpretation to the bluegrass songbook. Click here for more information.
  12. Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

    July 28, 29, August 25, 26, October 6, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28
    Mark Twain House
    351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
    6:00-9:00pm

    Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales -- and learn about Mark Twain's interest in the supernatural. Click here for more information.
  13. Hartford Yard Goats vs Reading

    Friday, July 28
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Reading! Click here for more information.
  14. Broadway A to Z

    Friday, July 28
    Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center
    22 Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury
    7:30pm


    Celebrate Broadway’s greatest his of all time, performed by three amazing vocalists with music performed by your HSO! Featuring Broadway showstoppers from Showboat, Les Miserables, Guys and Dolls, The King and I, Peter Pan, Rent, West Side Story, Jersey Boys, Wicked, The Music Man and more! Conducted by HSO Assistant Conductor, Adam Boyles. Click here for more information.
  15. Free Movies In The Parks: Beauty and the Beast

    Friday, July 28
    Bushnell Park
    Hartford
    8:00pm


    Free movies in the parks are back. All movies start at sundown. Click here for more information.
  16. Civil War POWs

    Saturday, July 29
    Cedar Hill Cemetery
    453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford
    10:00-12:00pm

    More than 175 Civil War soldiers, some of whom endured horrific conditions as prisoners of war, are buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Evelyn Bollert leads visitors on a tour of the final resting places of prisoners of the Civil War and tells their stories of bravery, resilience and heartbreak. Click here for more information.
  17. A Taste of Germany

    OE Hartford SaengerbundSaturday, July 29 & Sunday, July 30
    Hartford Saengerbund
    719 North Mountain Road, Newington
    Times Vary


    Come enjoy live music, delicious food, homemade desserts and a full bar! Click here for more information.
  18. Casino and Paint-Nite at the Polish National Home

    OE Polish National HomeSaturday, July 29
    The Polish National Home of Hartford
    60 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford
    6:00-10:30pm


    Which will you choose?  Paint or Play? Click here for more information.
  19. Hartford Yard Goats vs Reading

    Saturday, July 29
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    6:35pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Reading! Click here for more information.
  20. Enter the Haggis

    Saturday, July 29
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    So excited to bring back Enter the Haggis for their long awaited return to Infinity Hall Hartford. This Indie/Folk Gaelic Rock-World-Fusion band from Toronto has become an Infinity Hall favorite. Check the video clip...they’re awesome! Click here for more information.