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. Hartford Yard Goats vs Harrisburg

    Wednesday, April 19
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Harrisburg! Click here for more information.
  2. Bianca Del Rio

    Thursday, April 20
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    8:00pm


    Bianca Del Rio, the alter ego of comic Roy Haylock and season 6 winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, is a self-professed “clown in a gown.” This hilariously hateful comic is known for her foul mouth and unapologetic humor, but her victims hardly have time to feel the sting before she zips on to the next topic. Click here for more information.
  3. rank Rizzo Presents His Two-Part Multimedia Lecture About HAMILTON!: THE MUSICAL

    Thursday, April 20
    Mark Twain House
    351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
    7:00-8:30pm


    Have you seen HAMILTON!: The MUSICAL and want more? Can’t get tickets to the hottest Broadway show of this century? Want to be prepared when the touring show comes to The Bushnell next year? Then share in an experience that explains why HAMILTON! is not simply a landmark show but part of a zeitgeist that is affecting American education, politics, and culture. Click here for more information.
  4. Hartford Yard Goats vs Harrisburg

    Thursday, April 20
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Harrisburg! Click here for more information.
  5. Men are from Mars - Women are from Venus LIVE

    Friday, April 21 & Saturday, April 22
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    Times vary


    The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on The New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. This hysterical show will have couples elbowing each other all evening as they see themselves on stage. Sexy and fast paced, this show is definitely for adults, but will leave audiences laughing and giggling like little kids! Click here for more information.

  6. 2nd Annual STEAM Career Expo

    Saturday, April 22
    Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth and Family Center
    444 Albany Avenue, Hartford
    11:00-4:00pm


    The Urban League of Greater Hartford Young Professionals (YP), an auxiliary of the Urban League of Greater Hartford, is seeking your support for our 2nd Annual S.T.E.A.M Career Expo. In partnership with UConn CICATS, Many Mentors and Southern New England Association of Technical Professionals, this event is a continuation of our efforts to provide hands on exploration and interaction for students within Greater Hartford with professionals in the S.T.E.A.M field. Click here for more information.
  7. Preserving History in Hartford and Beyond: Issues & Solutions

    Wednesday, April 26
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    6:00-7:30pm


    What does preservation mean for a city? How does preservation intersect with issues of housing, sustainability, and economics? As a state with a nearly 400-year history, Connecticut faces significant choices about historic preservation. The City of Hartford in particular faces pressing issues of preservation, blight and urban design. Join the conversation with Leah Glaser, Associate Professor of History, Central Connecticut State University and Laura Settlemyer, Blight Director for the City of Hartford. Click here for more information.

  8. Stand Against Racism

    Thursday, April 27 - Sunday, April 30
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    Times Vary


    The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center supports the YWCA Hartford Region to Stand Against Racism. Join us as together we raise awareness of the interpersonal, social, political, and economic effects of racism and devise action steps to counter racism in our communities. Enjoy the new Stowe Center tour that connects the past to the present and includes a facilitated conversation on contemporary issues surrounding race and discrimination. Click here for more information.

  9. Round Table Discussion: Expressions of War (World I & America Program)

    Thursday, April 27
    Hartford Public Library
    500 Main Street, Hartford
    5:30pm


    Join military veterans, students, and active duty personnel in reading and discussing selections from the World War I and America reader edited by A. Scott Berg. Discussion will be led by veterans: Marcus Lawson of Capitol Community College; Dr. Carlita Cotton of Goodwin College, and Dave Ionno, City of Hartford Veterans Committee. Click here for more information.
  10. Opening Reception for Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

    Thursday, April 27
    Connecticut Historical Society
    One Elizabeth Street, Hartford
    6:00-7:30pm


    We invite CHS members and special guests to join us for the opening reception of Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School of the Deaf. Click here for more information.
  11. Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

    April 28, June 23, 24, July 28, 29, August 25, 26, October 6, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28
    Mark Twain House
    351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
    6:00-9:00pm

    Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales -- and learn about Mark Twain's interest in the supernatural. Click here for more information.
  12. Hartford Yard Goats vs Richmond

    Friday, April 28
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Richmond! Click here for more information.
  13. MARC the Edge and Empower Others

    MARCSaturday, April 29

    State House Square Building, Hartford
    8:00am - 4:00pm

    MARC Community Resources is hosting a rappelling fundraising event at Hartford’s State House Square Building. Register today to go Over the Edge and support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 100% of the proceeds benefit recreation and educational programs, as well as family respite services.Click here for more information.

  14. Speak Up at CHS: Advanced Storytelling Workshop with Matthew Dicks

    Saturday, April 29
    Connecticut Historical Society
    One Elizabeth Street, Hartford
    9:30-4:30pm


    Speak Up co-founder and Moth StorySLAM and GrandSLAM champion Matthew Dicks will be teaching a day-long workshop for those ready to move beyond the beginning workshop and tell their own stories. Click here for more information.
  15. 3rd Annual Power Health Tour

    OE Power Health TourSaturday, April 29th
    Wilson Gray YMCA
    444 Albany Avenue, Hartford
    12:00-4:00pm


    The 3rdAnnual Power Health Tour provides free health, wellness and empowerment information while offering FREE screenings totaling over $1,000 per person. It will also offer consumers the opportunity to interact with many exhibitors and vendors. This year the tour will take place at the Wilson Gray YMCA Youth and Family Center. The event takes place in conjunction with the YMCA's Annual Healthy Kids Day. Thereby making this event a bigger display of Health and Wellness for the entire family. Click here for more information.
  16. Concert: Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra

    Saturday, April 29
    Connecticut Historical Society
    One Elizabeth Street, Hartford
    2:00-4:00pm


    Please join them for a FREE concert by the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra.Comprised of a roster of premier Hartford-based musicians, the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra is devoted to enrichment through superb artistry. HICO forges its independent path through the canon of musical literature, championing non-standard repertoire for chamber orchestra and large chamber ensembles, engaging audiences across Greater Hartford and beyond with provocative and innovative programming. Click here for more information.
  17. Hartford Yard Goats vs Richmond

    Saturday, April 29
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    6:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Richmond! Click here for more information.
  18. Hartford Yard Goats vs Richmond

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


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Richmond! Click here for more information.
  19. Hartford Yard Goats vs Portland

    Monday, May 1
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Portland! Click here for more information.
  20. Hartford Yard Goats vs Portland

    Tuesday, May 2
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Portland! Click here for more information.