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. Beer Money Trivia

    farmington river financial groupWednesday, January 31
    Hog River Brewing 
    1429 Park Street, Hartford
    6:00-8:00pm




    Enjoy an evening of trivia with financial tips sprinkled in. Led by industry experts Maggie G. Johndrow and Lou DiMeo, myths will be busted on interest and mortgage rates, stock market and real estate investments, life insurance and retirement savings, and more! Click here for more information. 


  2. Tasting Panel Series

    Wed, Jan 31 | Tues, Feb 6 | Wed, Feb 7
    Hartford Flavor Company
    56 Arbor Street, Hartford
    6:00pm



    Come taste and judge the new flavors from our Research and Development department! By participating in the tasting panel, you will help Hartford Flavor Company decide which new flavors and concepts to launch in the marketplace - let your voice be heard!  Click here for more information.
  3. Art After Dark: Fire & Ice

    Thursday, February 1
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    5:00-8:00pm

    February’s event features an ice sculpture and a fire eating demonstration, trivia, and dance performances by The Dance Collective. Click here for more information.
  4. Film: The Big Sick

    Thursday, February 1
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    8:00pm

    A Pakistan-born comedian and grad student fall in love, but struggle as their cultures clash. Click here for more information.
  5. Gallery Talk: Mirror, Mirror

    Friday, February 2
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm


    The permanent collection installation Mirror, Mirror considers the use of reflective materials in contemporary art. Join curatorial fellow Eileen Doyle for a thematic discussion of these works. Click here for more information.

  6. Film: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

    Feb 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    Times Vary


    Hedy Lamarr was a “glamour icon” whose ravishing face was the inspiration for Snow White, and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system used to throw Nazi torpedoes off course. This documentary weaves interviews and clips with never-before-heard audio tapes of Hedy speaking about her remarkable, yet troubled, life. Click here for more information.
  7. UConn Hockey vs. Boston College

    Friday, February 2
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the UConn Men's Ice Hockey team as they take on Boston College. Click here for more information.
  8. United Tastes: The Making of the First American Cookbook with Keith Stavely and Kathleen Fitzgerald

    Saturday, February 3
    Hartford Public Library
    500 Main Street, Hartford
    1:00-3:00pm


    The “first American cookbook,” American Cookery, by Amelia Simmons, was published initially in Hartford in 1796, then in a revised edition a few months later in Albany. In recent years, it has received a great deal of attention. The Library of Congress has designated it one of the 88 “Books That Shaped America,” and writers about food, both journalists and historians, talk frequently and enthusiastically about it. Click here for more information.
  9. Make Music Day Mixer

    Saturday, February 3
    Hog River Brewing
    1429 Park Street, Hartford
    2:00-5:00pm


    Be a part of the FIRST Make Music Hartford and contribute to making our city a more vibrant community that is united by art! Hartford will join hundreds of cities worldwide on June 21, the longest day of the year, to celebrate Make Music Day and we invite you to participate in the excitement. Whether you're a musician, a local business owner, someone who lives, works or just visits Hartford, we invite you to be part of Make Music Hartford! Join them at Hog River Brewing on Saturday, February 3rd to learn more. Click here for more information.
  10. Film: Hedy Lamarr Triple Feature

    Sat, Feb 3 | Sun, Feb 4
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    2:00pm


    Hedy Lamar was a “glamour icon” whose ravishing face was the inspiration for Snow White, and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system used to throw Nazi torpedoes off course. This documentary weaves interviews and clips with never-before-heard audio tapes of Hedy speaking about her remarkable, yet troubled, life. Click here for more information.
  11. Hartford Wolf Pack vs Providence Bruins

    Saturday, February 3
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    7:00pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack as they face the Providence Bruins! HYPE Members will receive a 25% discount by using WPHHYPE, or use WPH:WPHHYPE if you're using a mobile device. Click here for more information.
  12. Liqueur & Laughter

    Saturday, February 3
    Hartford Flavor Company
    56 Arbor Street, Hartford
    8:00-10:30pm



    Great date night or group of friends night out! Sample some unique Liqueurs and cocktails before and while enjoying an extremely funny professional comedy show with National Touring Comedians Dave Reilly & AJ Man! Click here for more information.
  13. UConn Ensemble in Residence Program

    Monday, February 5
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    7:30pm


    UConn Ensemble in Residence Program presents Philip Setzer with the UConn Symphony Orchestra. Click here for more information.
  14. Film: No Date, No Signature

    Thurs,Feb  8 |Sat, Feb  10|Sun,Feb 11
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    Times Vary


    A coroner in the medical examiner’s office is confronted by the corpse of a young boy he hit with his car the night before. Click here for more information.
  15. Words That Changed the World’ Book Club

    Thursday, February 8
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    5:30-6:30pm


    Join Harriet Beecher Stowe Center for their event. Click here for more information.
  16. Member Preview: Gorey’s Worlds

    Friday, February 9
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    6:00-8:00pm


    Museum members are invited to an exclusive first glimpse of the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds, delving into the artistic inspiration of famed American author and illustrator Edward Gorey. Click here for more information.
  17. Second Saturdays: Imaginary Animals

    Saturday, February 10
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    10:00-1:00pm

    Look for real and imaginary creatures in the galleries. Then move like your favorite animal in an interactive dance workshop led by Moxie Dance Center. Museum admission is free during Second Saturdays activities. Click here for more information.
  18. Celebration of Love

    Saturday, February 10
    Hartford Flavor Company
    56 Arbor Street, Hartford
    6:00-9:00pm



    Bring your significant other, bestie, true love, main squeeze, and the squad and toast to the many forms of love! Kick off your Valentine's Day weekend with Wild Moon Liqueurs cocktails and love bites! Click here for more information.
  19. Jim Brickman - An Evening of Romance

    Saturday, February 10
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    8:00pm


    Celebrate Valentine's Day with the sounds of award-winning hit-maker, pianist, and recording artist Jim Brickman as he brings one of the most entertaining and romantic concert events of the year. Get ready for a night of emotion and humor with music that touches the heart. A personal escape with stirring solo piano hits and timeless collaborations like ‘Valentine’, ‘Angel Eyes’, and ‘Love of My Life’. Brickman's engaging stage presence seamlessly blends mood and music, letting your imagination take you wherever you want it to go. Jim Brickman strikes the perfect chord of musical intimacy, compelling storytelling and audience interaction. Bring your family, friends or that special someone and get ready for a night of love, laughter and music with Jim Brickman. Click here for more information.
  20. Jazz Brunch: Sez Zion Jazz Band

    Sunday, February 11
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    10:30-2:30pm


    Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet in the Untitled (2017) Café set to the sounds of Sez Zion Jazz Band. After, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch, and one complimentary bloody mary or mimosa. Click here for more information.