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. First Free Saturday

    Saturday, June 3
    Connecticut Historical Society
    One Elizabeth Street, Hartford
    9:00-5:00pm


    Free admission to the museum galleries all day. Click here for more information.
  2. Molecular Gastronomy Workshop with Chef Scottish Francis

    Saturday, June 3
    CT Science Center
    250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    10:00-12:00pm & 2:0PM-4:00 pm


    Chef Francis will make a giant crostini with mozzarella and mango spheres topped with a soy lecithin basil foam. He will also demonstrate how to create yolks using sodium and calcium chloride. Click here for more information.
  3. 2nd Annual Charity Wine Tasting

    OE Hartford Elks LodgeSaturday, June 3
    The Chamberlin Room
    34 Prospect Street, Hartford
    6:00-11:30pm


    An evening of wine, food, & music supporting worthy causes in our community. Click here for more information.
  4. Hartford Yard Goats vs New Hampshire

    Saturday, June 3
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    6:35pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against New Hampshire! Click here for more information.
  5. 8th Annual Art for Aids

    Saturday, June 3
    ArtSpace Hartford
    555 Asylum Avenue, Hartford
    7:00-11:00pm


    Join AIDS CT for their 8th Annual Art for AIDS event. Each guest takes home an original 12"x12" canvas. Click here for more information.
  6. Improv Tonight: KnucklePuck & Chick Lit

    Saturday, June 3
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    7:00pm


    This show features the best improv comedy talent in Connecticut -- Sea Tea Comedy Theater's House Teams! For this show, you'll get to see these great teams: KnucklePuck and Chick Lit! Click here for more information.

  7. Barbra & Céline: Double The Divas

    Saturday, June 3
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    Joni Lambert is joining us at Infinity Hall Hartford and performing all the classic hits from both Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion. This one of a kind hit show has wowed audiences throughout the country and is making its first ever stop at Infinity Hall. Come join us for this incredible vocal and theatrical performance. Click here for more information.
  8. NO RULES! (an improv show)

    Saturday, June 3
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street,  Hartford
    9:00pm

    Rules are like hearts: meant to be broken. Watch a group of improv renegades break rules, hearts and probably each other in this one night only experiment. Can they manage to entertain an audience without relying on the forms and conventions they've spent years learning? Click here for more information.
  9. Hartford Yard Goats vs New Hampshire

    Sunday, June 4
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    1:35pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against New Hampshire! Click here for more information.
  10. Improv Tonight: Sea Tea Improv Ensemble, Robot Love - then JAM!

    Sunday, June 4
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    7:00pm


    This show features the best improv comedy talent in Connecticut -- Sea Tea Comedy Theater's House Teams! For this show, you'll get to see these great teams: Sea Tea Improv Ensemble and Robot Love! THEN, we'll have a big improv jam -- everyone in the house can get a chance to come up on stage and do some improv scenes and have fun together! Click here for more information.

  11. Art On The Street

    Tuesday, June 6
    State House Square
    Hartford
    11:30-1:30pm


    They've partnered with Aetna to bring Art on the Streets back to downtown Hartford this spring! Ten local artists will present interactive artistic experiences for the public to enjoy that also draws attention to how the arts make us happier and healthier. Share your Art on the Streets photos with us on Instagram using #GHACxAetna and we'll repost!This week will be Caribbean American Dance Co., Jeff Devereux, Rebecca Maloney, Click here for more information.
  12. WorldQuest 2017

    Tuesday, June 6
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    6:00-8:00pm


    WorldQuest is back! Pick your all-star lineup and prepare for the ultimate global trivia game. Gather your teams and prepare for great competition, food, drinks, and prizes! Click here for more information.
  13. Estadidad, Independencia, o Colonia “En Tertulia” with Jorge Limeres

    Tuesday, June 6
    Hartford Public Library | Park Branch
    77 Park Street, Hartford
    6:00-7:30pm


    On June 11 Puerto Rico’s electorate will vote to bring “a solution” to the island’s colonial status. Join the discussion on the reality, the myth and consequences of this event. Click here for more information.
  14. [Workshop] Clowning for Improvisers with Shara Tonn

    Tuesday, June 6
    Sea Tea Improv Studios
    75 Pratt Street, 5th Floor, Hartford
    7:30-9:30pm


    When not improvising, Shara Tonn is a professional clown and loves to teach a fun 2-hour workshop for all levels of improvisers to get more comfortable with physicality and playfulness onstage. Clowns generally aren't big talkers so much of the art of clowning is about using your entire body to convey meaning. if you are an improviser who feels disconnected from your body, this 2-hour workshop will teach you some ways to bridge that gap in your performance. Click here for more information. 

  15. Summer Soirée

    Wednesday, June 7
    The Governor's Residence
    990 Prospect Avenue, West Hartford
    5:30-8:00pm


    The Greater Hartford Arts Council invites you to our Summer Soirée at the historic and beautiful Governor's Residence to support Neighborhood Studios, our arts education program for local teens. Mix and mingle as you enjoy sparkling wine, delicious food, and hear two special guest speakers: Broadway Director, Benjamin Endsley Klein; and Jeff Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager at Americans for the Arts. Click here for more information.
  16. Yoga Flow on the River

    Wednesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28 & July 5, 12, 19, 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.
  17. The Big Run

    Wednesday, June 7
    Great River Park
    301 East River Drive, East Hartford
    6:30pm


    Fleet Feet, the Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce and Riverfront Recapture are partners in The Big Run 5K on Global Running Day. All results will funnel up into a national leader board to determine who is the fastest runner in the country? But, speed isn't the only thing that counts. They want to see the whole community participate because, seriously, running together rocks. Click here for more information.
  18. Mona and Shara Swipe Right (or Left) - Improv Comedy

    Wednesday, June 7
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    7:00pm


    Join Them for a fully improvised show about the craziness of online dating and the search for love on the internet. Swipe Right was created by Un-Scripted Theater Company and Melissa Holman-Kursky. Click here for more information.

  19. Book/Mark with Jenny Allen

    Wednesday, June 7
    Mark Twain House & Museum
    351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
    7:00pm


    Now, for the first time, Allen’s hilarious and wonderful works are collected in one place. Jenny is many things—a playwright, journalist, essayist, actress, and monologist, perhaps best known for her one-woman show I Got Sick Then I Got Better. She fearlessly tackles the serious and the not-so-serious with equal candor and curiosity. Reading Jenny Allen is a lot like sitting with a best friend; her essays are intimate and immediate. WOULD EVERYBODY PLEASE STOP? is as thoughtful as it is entertaining. We hope you enjoy this hilarious gem jam-packed with thirty-five inventive, provocative essays from one of our beloved humorists. Click here for more information.
  20. Art On The Street

    Thursday, June 8
    Pratt Street
    Hartford
    11:30-1:30pm


    They've partnered with Aetna to bring Art on the Streets back to downtown Hartford this spring! Ten local artists will present interactive artistic experiences for the public to enjoy that also draws attention to how the arts make us happier and healthier. Share your Art on the Streets photos with us on Instagram using #GHACxAetna and we'll repost!This week will be Katherine Tolve, Melanie Faranelllo, Sea Tea Improv, Click here for more information.