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. 4th Tuesday After Hours – Bar Louie

    Tuesday, January 23
    Bar Louie
    51 Isham Road, West Hartford
    5:30-7:30pm




    The 4th Tuesday After Hours event is free and open to all. These social, happy hour gatherings help you connect with our network of professionals in the Greater Hartford area. They also introduce you to cool new places in the community that you might otherwise not have an opportunity to experience. Click here for more information.

  2. Yard Goats Hot Stove Dinner

    Tuesday, January 23
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    5:30-8:30pm

    The Hartford Yard Goats are hosting their annual Hot Stove Dinner to benefit the Yard Goats Foundation. Enjoy a night of raffles, prizes, and sports with some of your favorite names in baseball including Yard Goats players Drew Weeks and Craig Schlitter, Yard Goats Manager Warren Schaeffer, Colorado Rockies Manager Jeff Bridich, Colorado Rockies Player Development Director Zach Wilson, ESPN personality Ron Dibble, and NBC's Kevin Nathan. Click here for more information.
  3. Hartford Public Library Night: Feeding the Dragon

    Wednesday, January 24
    Hartford Stage
    50 Church Street, Hartford
    7:30pm

    Sharon Washington plays nearly 20 characters in her own true story of growing up in the custodial apartment of a Manhattan library, where her father toils night and day to load the fiery furnace with coal, or in the eyes of a fanciful little bookworm, to feed the dragon. Shrouded in family mystery, Sharon’s story boldly examines how both the power of forgiveness and her lifelong love for the written word have helped her battle dragons of all forms. Click here for more information.

  4. Collecting the Weird in Connecticut: Panel Discussion

    Thursday, January 25
    Connecticut Historical Society
    One Elizabeth Street, Hartford
    5:30-7:00pm


    An ordinary-looking map with a sinister surprise. Earrings made of human hair. A piece of a revered Connecticut tree carved in the shape of a….ham? Museums are full of objects that make staff and visitors say, “Huh?”. But what makes these objects so strange to us?  What makes an object “weird”? That’s the question that inspired our latest exhibition, That’s Weird. Click here for more information.

  5. A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time

    Thursday, January 25
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    5:30-7:00pm


    Join Harriet Beecher Stowe Center for their author talk and book signing. Click here for more information.
  6. Improv: Winnipeg, Night Ghosts, Romantic Baby

    Friday, January 26
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    7:00pm


    The best improv comedy talent in Connecticut: Sea Tea Comedy Theater's House Teams! In this show, you'll get to see these great teams: Winnipeg, Night Ghosts, and Romantic Baby! Click here for more information.

  7. Tell Me Another: Snow Job

    Friday, January 26
    Hartford Flavor Company
    56 Arbor Street, Hartford
    7:00-9:00pm



    Join Hartford Flavor Company for an evening of extraordinary stories told by ordinary folks, hosted by Terry Wolfisch Cole, MOTH GrandSlam winner. We had a blast last time and we hope you'll check it out or come back for a night of sharing, laughing and of course a cocktail or two. Click here for more information.
  8. Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Charlotte Checkers

    Friday, January 26
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    7:15pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack play against the Charlotte Checkers. Click here for more information.
  9. Howie Day

    Friday, January 26
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:30pm


    Back by popular demand, Howie Day returns to our Hartford stage!! Since his insanely successful major debut “Stop All the World,” the New England native has been touring constantly all over the world bring his highly energetic performances to his legions of fans playing his chart-topping hits “Collide,” “She Says, “ “Perfect Time of Day,” “Be There,” and the list goes on and on. Click here for more information.
  10. Gertrude Stein

    Saturday, January 27
    Hartford Public Library
    500 Main Street, Hartford
    10:15am


    Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. Born in the Allegheny West neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, and made France her home for the remainder of her life. She hosted a Paris salon, where the leading figures of modernism in literature and art, such as Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, Ezra Pound, and Henri Matisse, would meet. Click here for more information.
  11. DREAM BIG with the Society of Women Engineers

    Saturday, January 27
    Connecticut Science Center
    250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    11:00-2:00pm


    Get inspired and enjoy a brief Q&A with members of Society of Women Engineers following the 11AM screening of the popular 3D movie DREAM BIG, narrated by Jeff Bridges. Click here for more information.
  12. UConn Hockey vs. New Hampshire

    Saturday, January 27
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    3:35pm


    Cheer on the UConn Men's Ice Hockey team as they take on New Hampshire. Click here for more information.
  13. 33rd Annual Connecticut Wedding & Bridal Expo

    Saturday, January 27 - Sunday, January 28
    Connecticut Convention Center
    100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    Times Vary


    The 33rd annual 2018 Connecticut Wedding & Bridal Expo is the largest bridal & wedding show on the East Coast and quite possibly in the country. With a proven format of combining wedding and bridal fashion shows with a huge vendor presence comprised of every conceivable wedding product and service, our Hartford wedding and bridal expo offer couples the unique opportunity to shop for every facet of their wedding needs from wedding dresses and shoes to wedding invitations and venues, all in one location.Click here for more information.
  14. Improv: Meg(h)an, BOOP!, Lady Business

    Saturday, January 27
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    7:00pm


    The best improv comedy talent in Connecticut: Sea Tea Comedy Theater's House Teams! In this show, you'll get to see these great teams: Meg(h)an, BOOP!, and Lady Business! Click here tickets for more information.

  15. Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Charlotte Checkers

    Saturday, January 27
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    7:30pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack as they play against the Charlotte Checkers. Click here for more information.
  16. Speak Up Storytelling present "Unfinished Business"

    Saturday, January 27
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    Our Friends Matt and Elysha Dicks bring their next installment of Speak Up to Hartford this January. We are excited to hear these guests and all new stories! This segment’s theme is “Unfinished Business”. Click here for more information.
  17. G. Love & Special Sauce

    Sunday, January 28
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    7:30pm


    G. Love & Special Sauce are coming to Infinity Hall Hartford this January! With decades of international touring under their belt, they bring their unique sounds of peace, love and happiness, with a rock n roll edge. These guys can seriously play so many different genres of music in one night, but we know one thing is for sure, it will be an absolutely incredible experience. Click here for more information.
  18. Stand-Up Comedy Night

    Sunday, January 28
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    7:00pm


    Tonight, we feature solo comedians doing their best material. See up-and-coming comics from all walks of life. Click here for more information.

  19. CELEBRATE WORK_SPACE

    OE Work SpaceMonday, January 29
    Work_Space
    901-903 Main Street, Manchester
    5:00-7:00pm


    WORK_SPACE provides a Hospitable and Collaborative Meeting and Coworking Space that fosters Possibility, Positivity, Productivity, and Partnership. Click here or email for more information.

  20. Something Rotten

    Tuesday, January 30 - Sunday, February 4
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue,  Hartford
    Times Vary

    SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s funniest musical comedy in at least 400 years!” (Time Out New York). ABC Radio calls it “the most original show of the season,” and the New York Post cheers, “Yep, this is a blockbuster. SOMETHING ROTTEN! brings down the house!” Click here for more information.