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. Williams & Warner Bros.

    Friday, July 21
    Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center
    22 Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury
    7:30pm


    John Williams is one of America’s most beloved living composers – as are his scores for blockbuster films like Star Wars, Schindler’s List, and so many more. And music from composing greats like Rossini, Brahms, Chopin and others set the scene for countless wacky Looney Tunes adventures. Put them together and you get Williams & Warner Bros., an unforgettable summer evening of music from the big and small screen! Conducted by HSO Music Director Carolyn Kuan. Click here for more information.
  2. Tim Currie’s Motown Review

    Friday, July 21
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:30pm


    Come support a local Motown band, a local business owner, and even greater musicians in this fun and lively band. There will be plenty of space for dancing so lace up your dancing shoes and come join us for a night of all the classic Motown hits and some great originals too! Click here for more information.
  3. Women in Science Saturday: Coloring with Super Cool Scientists

    Saturday, July 22
    CT Science Center
    250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    11:00-2:00pm


    Super Cool Scientists is a story and coloring book celebrating women in science and technology careers. Fields include everything from computer animation to paleontology to marine biology. Come learn about the super cool women in STEM featured in the book during your visit to the CT Science Center. Author, Sara MacSorley, will be there to tell you all about it and will have scientist illustrations available to color. Click here for more information.
  4. Radio 104 Fest – Featuring 311 with special guest New Politics

    Saturday, July 22
    Connecticut Convention Center
    100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    7:00-11:00pm

    Radio 104 Fest is Back! 2017’s Radio 104 Fest featuring 311 with special guests New Politics. Click here for more information.
  5. The John Kadlecik Band

    Saturday, July 22
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    John Kadlecik brings years of playing in Furthur with Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, his time spent with Phil Lesh and Friends, and of course co-founder of Dark Star Orchestra…The band is made up of members from Rat Dog, Primus, Furthur and Dark Star Orchestra. So you know this night is going to be filled up with some great jams and some of our favorite Dead tunes from throughout the years. Click here for more information.
  6. Achilles CT Hope & Possibility Run Presented by Cigna

    Sunday, July 23
    Bloomfield


    Achilles International-Connecticut Chapter is a not-for-profit organization that partners ablebodied guides with individuals who have differing abilities in mainstream athletic events, such as walking, running, and triathlon. Headquartered in New York City, Achilles has been a presence in CT since the late 1980’s, when Trisha Meili was a patient at Gaylord Speciality Healthcare and ran with the Achilles Chapter that was founded there. Our mission is to enable people with all types of differing abilities, as well as emotional, developmental and medical conditions, to participate in mainstream athletics in order to promote personal achievement, enhance self-esteem, and lower barriers to living a fulfilling life. Click here for more information.
  7. Korn with special guest Stone Sour - The Serenity of Summer

    Sunday, July 23
    XFINITY Theatre
    61 Savitt Way, Hartford
    6:00pm

    Come see Korn with special guest Stone Sour in their The Serenity of Summer. Click here for more information.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Hartford Yard Goats vs Reading

    Sunday, July 30
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    1:35pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Reading! Click here for more information.
  19. 2017 Honda Civic Tour Featuring OneRepublic

    Wednesday, August 2
    XFINITY Theatre
    61 Savitt Way, Hartford
    8:00pm

    Come see the 2017 Honda Civic Tour Featuring One Republic. Click here for more information.
  20. CFA Society Hartford Corporate 5K

    logo-no-year1-300x245Thursday, August 3
    Bushnell Park, Hartford
    4:30-8:00pm



    Join in on this run after work with your friends, family and coworkers for this scenic 5K to benefit The Connection. Compete as a team or run/walk as an individual. After the race, enjoy a cookout with live music, beer, and awards ceremony! Click here for more information.