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. Glenn Miller Orchestra

    Sunday, December 10
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    1:30pm


    This world famous touring orchestra has been bringing eclectic jazz tunes to us all for 60 years! Guaranteed to bring a blend of incredible musicians and a unique sound like nothing you’ve heard before. Click here for more information.
  2. Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Springfield Thunderbirds

    Sunday, December 10
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    5:00pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack as they play against the Springfield Thunderbirds. Click here for more information.
  3. Stand-Up Comedy Night

    Sunday, December 10
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    7:00-8:30pm


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

  4. Network After Work Hartford at The Russian Lady

    Wednesday, December 13
    Russian Lady
    191 Ann Uccello Street, Hartford
    6:00-9:00pm


    Join our community of millions across the US and expand your network at our next event. Meet executives and professionals for new opportunities. You’ll make great connections in a relaxed and upbeat atmosphere while expanding your network of contacts to fuel your career or business goals.  Click here for more information.
  5. Politics at the Poles: Liberty Poles and the Popular Struggle for the New Republic

    Thursday, December 14
    Connecticut Historical Society
    One Elizabeth Street, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm


    They invite CHS members and visitors to join them for a brown bag lunch talk with Shira Lurie, Doctoral Candidate at the University of Virginia. Click here for more information.
  6. Author Talk: Lauren-Brooke Eisen

    Thursday, December 14
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    6:00-7:30pm


    Join them for their author talk with Lauren-Brooke Eisen. Click here for more information.
  7. Rockapella

    Thursday, December 14
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    Rockapella – the original mega famous A Capella group…..is coming to Infinity Hall Hartford. They’ve been entertaining crowds since the early 90s with an anthology of hits and comedic relief. They have toured the globe, brought fun, funk, rock, soul, and much more to millions of fans. Click here for more information.
  8. Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins

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


    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack as they play against the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins. Click here for more information.
  9. The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy

    Fri, Dec 15 - Sun, Dec 17
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    CONNetic Dance puts a contemporary twist on this holiday classic, featuring a fusion of athletic dance forms including tap, jazz, and hip hop, and a sense of humor! Click here for more information.
  10. The Nutcracker

    Saturday, December 16 - Sunday, December 17
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    Times Vary


    The Nutmeg Ballet's Nutcracker returns to The Bushnell! This holiday favorite has you traveling with young Clara as she visits the enchanted Land of Sweets. Delighting audiences young and old, this annual tradition brings to life toy soldiers and dueling mice, princesses and sugarplums – a delicious treat for the child in all of us, performed one of the most respected classical ballet conservatories in America. Click here for more information.
  11. Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

    Saturday, December 16
    Connecticut Historical Society
    One Elizabeth Street, Hartford
    2:00-3:00pm


    Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Free for members, free with admission for non-members. Please note that this tour will be presented with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation. Click here for more information.

  12. CHION WOLF'S ADVICE SHOW

    Saturday, December 16
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    2:00-3:30pm


    Write down something you'd like advice about ANONYMOUSLY, put it in the big box, and then host Chion Wolf (WNPR, The Mouth at The Mark Twain House & Museum, the Hartford Hot Several, Night Fall) will help you figure it all out with her panel of unqualified yet enthusiastic, thoughtful humans. For every segment, a new audience volunteer is chosen! At the end of the night, Chion reads your confessions. Click here for more information.
  13. Holiday Cirque Spectacular

    Saturday, December 16
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    2:00pm & 7:00pm


    There is no better way to celebrate the season than with the magical music of the holidays performed by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra (HSO), set to astonishing acrobatic feats by members of the renowned Cirque de la Symphonie! Watch these amazing aerialists, contortionists, and gymnasts tumble, soar and dance on and above the stage all while the HSO plays your festive favorites. HYPE Members can purchase tickets for $20 which is discounted from $50. Contact David Rodriguez to get this discount. Click here for more information.
  14. Kashmir

    Saturday, December 16
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    After watching their video clip, they believe you’ll agree with multiple critics and actual members of LZ, this truly is the #1 Led Zeppelin “tribute” band in the world”…..check the videos and we suggest you get your tickets asap…..the group has been here before, and sold out plenty of times. Click here for more information.
  15. Jazz Brunch: John Brighenti & Orice Jenkins

    Sunday, December 17
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    10:30-2:30pm


    Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet in the Museum Café, with live jazz John Brighenti and Orice Jenkins. 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.
  16. The Hip Hop Nutcracker with Guest MC Kurtis Blow

    Sunday, December 17
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    4:00pm


    The Hip Hop Nutcracker is an evening-length production performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, DJ and violinist. Through the spells cast by the mysterious Drosselmeyer, Maria-Clara and her prince, Myron, travel back in time to the moment when her parents first meet in a nightclub. Digital scenery transforms E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story of a palace of sugarplums into a romance set in 1980s Brooklyn. The dance work celebrates love, community and the magic of New Year’s Eve. Click here for more information.
  17. Messiah

    Wednesday, December 20
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    7:30pm


    Hartford Chorale presents one of the most famous choral works ever written – Handel’s Messiah. Led by Hartford Chorale’s Music Director Richard Coffey, this performance will feature the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and four guest soloists performing with the Chorale's 160 members. This work has endured as one of the greatest pieces for chorus and orchestra of all time and this holiday performance will feature all of Parts One and Two, restoring many beloved arias and choruses that are often omitted, ending with the world's most famous "Hallelujah." Click here for more information.
  18. Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Providence Bruins

    Friday, December 22
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    7:15pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack as they play against the Providence Bruins. Click here for more information.
  19. Hartford Wolf Pack vs Bridgeport Sound Tigers

    Saturday, December 23
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    3:00pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack as they face the Bridgeport Sound Tigers! 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.
  20. Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot – An Evening Celebrating the Music of Billy Joel

    Saturday, December 23
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm

    Big Shot is the only authorized Billy Joel tribute band in the world and lead singer/pianist Mike DelGuidice, along with other Big Shot bandmates, are actual members of Billy Joel’s touring band. Check out the video we’ve included within this posting….and yes, they play all the hits and more!! Click here for more information.