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. Facilitating Conversations on Difficult Topics

    Monday, June 26
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    10:00-3:00pm


    How can museum educators create dialogue-based programming that is meaningful, collaborative, and beneficial for both our institutions and our community? How can we shift from being ‘neutral’ to being active facilitators of conversations on topics that are relevant, perhaps even controversial, to our communities and world? Click here for more information.
  2. Hartford Yard Goats vs Binghamton

    Monday, June 26
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Binghamton! Click here for more
    information.
  3. 11th Annual Overcomer Breakfast

    Tuesday, June 27
    Connecticut Convention Center
    200 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    7:30-9:30pm

    The event will feature guest speaker Geno Auriemma, Head Coach of the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball Team and member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Coach Auriemma will be speaking to benefit The Open Hearth Association, a non-profit organization in Hartford that has been a respected community resource since 1884. The Open Hearth is an innovative Rapid Rehousing and Shelter program for homeless men. The focus of The Open Hearth is employment, recovery and housing. Click here for more information.
  4. Network After Work Hartford at City Steam Brewery

    Tuesday, June 27
    City Steam Brewery
    942 Main Street, Hartford
    6:00-9:00pm


    Join their community of millions across the US and expand your network at their next event. 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. Hartford Yard Goats vs Binghamton

    Tuesday, June 27
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm

    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Binghamton! Click here for more
    information.
  6. Yoga Flow on the River

    Wednesdays, June 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.
  7. Hartford Yard Goats vs Binghamton

    Wednesday, June 28
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Binghamton! Click here for more
    information.
  8. Department of Consumer Protection Cross-Cultural Symposium: Educate and Empower

    Thursday, June 29
    Connecticut Convention Center
    200 Columbus Boulevard,  Hartford
    8:30-4:30pm


    A statewide one-day symposium for anyone advocating for, or providing services to, vulnerable and underserved populations.  The symposium will provide important insights on working with ethnic media that should be of interest to public policy makers, elected officials, nonprofit and faith-based organizations, and those representing ethnic media. Click here for more information.
  9. "Mark Twain" serves as celebrity bartender at Hartford Marriott Downtown fundraiser for The MTH & M!

    Thursday, June 29
    Hartford Marriott Downtown
    200 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    6:00-9:00pm


    Come enjoy a drink served by celebrity bartender “Mark Twain” and support The Mark Twain House & Museum! The Hartford Marriott Downtown is hosting the event and will donate all tips plus 10 percent of the bar and sit-down dining-room food and drink orders for those who have reserved tables or communicated with the host before dining. Click here for more information.
  10. Hunting in Wartime Film Screening

    Thursday, June 29
    Hartford Public Library
    500 Main Street, Hartford
    6:00pm


    Hunting in Wartime profiles Tlingit veterans from Hoonah, Alaska who saw combat during the Vietnam War. The veterans talk about surviving trauma, relating to Vietnamese civilians, readjusting to civilian life, and serving a government that systematically oppresses native people. Their stories give an important human face to the combat soldier and show the lasting affects of war on individuals, families and communities. Click here for more information.
  11. Riverfront Scramble Series - Red, White, & Brew

    Thursday, June 29
    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 Red, White, & Brew! With the Fourth of July right around the corner wear your most patriotic ensemble. Click here for more information.
  12. Hartford Yard Goats vs Binghamton

    Thursday, June 29
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Binghamton! Click here for more
    information.
  13. Outdoor Concert: Locomotive Shipwreck

    Friday, June 30
    Connecticut Old State House
    800 Main Street, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm


    Backed by his musical friends, Farmers Market regular Rick Spencer brings an upbeat performance featuring a variety of music - including historical songs in the American folk tradition. Sponsored by the Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund, Bank of America, Trustee. Click here for more information.
  14. Hartford Yard Goats vs Portland

    Friday, June 30
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Binghamton! Click here for more
    information.
  15. Celebrate America

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


    Kick off summer with Connecticut’s favorite Independence Day celebration! Conducted by HSO Music Director Carolyn Kuan, and featuring the Asylum Hill Congregational Church Choir, this program will include all of your patriotic favorites and more. Plus, stay for fireworks following the concert! Click here for more information.
  16. Josh Ritter Works In Progress

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


    Coming to our Infinity Hall Hartford stage – Josh Ritter! Currently on an acoustic world tour, acclaimed singer-songwriter Josh Ritter has been bringing all new arrangements spanning his entire collection of works. With his Americana style and unforgettable lyrics, Ritter never fails to captivate audiences. His most recent album, “Sermon On The Rocks”, continues to receive critical praise. Click here for more information.
  17. Free First Saturday

    Saturday, July 1
    Connecticut Historical Society
    One Elizabeth Street, Hartford
    9:00-5:00pm


    Free admission to the museum galleries all day. Activity sheets will be available for children and their families to use as they explore the exhibits. Click here for more information.
  18. US Soccer vs. Ghana

    Saturday, July 1
    Pratt & Whitney Stadium
    East Hartford
    4:45pm

    The U.S. Men’s National Team will face Ghana is aGold Cup Warm Up. Click here for more information.
  19. Riverfront Swing Nights

    Saturdays, July 1 & July 8
    Great River Park & Mortensen Riverfront Plaza (Depends on the date)
    Hartford
    6:30-8:15pm


    Riverfront Swing Night is part of the Farmington Bank Community Concert Mini Series featuring Simply Swing. The series includes three riverfront performances, June 10 & July 8 in Great River Park, and July 1 at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza. Click here for more information.
  20. Hartford Yard Goats vs Portland

    Saturday, July 1
    Dunkin Donuts Stadium
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    6:35pm


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