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10:00 am

Historic Tour of Bushnell Park

Saturday, October 5, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, October 5, 2019

Bushnell Park, Jewell Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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This one-hour tour explores Reverend Horace Bushnell's vision for the Bushnell park, "an outdoor parlor" where the public could come together. Learn about the beautiful historical monuments and statuary in the park, including the Horace Wells statue, the Charter Oak scion and its history, and the Corning Fountain. Following the park tour, the Park Guides […]

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When Disaster Strikes

Saturday, October 5, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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5.00

Learn about local and national disasters through the eyes of Cedar Hill residents on this walking tour of the historic cemetery. Stories include the Titanic, 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, Fales & Gray Explosion, Norwalk Train Wreck, 1911 Heat Wave, Hartford Circus Fire, and more. Meet at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.

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Fall Harvest

Saturday, October 5, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Free

As part of Free First Saturday at CHS, bring your littles and get into the fall spirit. Wheelbarrow relay races, pumpkin ring toss and creating your own scarecrow-inspired crafts. This program is free and open to children of all ages. For more information, please contact Katerina Mazzacane, Coordinator of Youth and Family Programs, at 860-236-5621 […]

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Connecticut Literary Festival

Saturday, October 5, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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An annual celebration of the literary arts here in the center of Connecticut, the Connecticut Literary Festival is hosted by Real Art Ways—a hip art space located in Hartford’s Parkville neighborhood. Join us for the inaugural festival on Saturday, October 5 from 10 AM to 6 PM: a day of panels, readings, food trucks, and […]

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11:00 am

Tour of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch – In Spanish

Saturday, October 5, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, October 5, 2019

Bushnell Park, Jewell Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Free

Stop by the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Arch, Hartford’s monument to its 4000 residents who fought in the Civil War for a tour given in Spanish.  Arch Guide Juanita Crispin will be giving tours in Spanish, which can last 15-30 minutes depending on how much time you can spare.  If you only have a few […]

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12:00 pm

UConn Football vs. University of South Florida

Saturday, October 5, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rentschler Field, 615 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT 06118 United States
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The UConn Football team will play the University of South Florida at Rentschler Field on October 5, 2019. Find out more information here. 

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2:00 pm

The SpongeBob Musical

Saturday, October 5, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 6:30pm

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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A legendary roster of Grammy® Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose on stage and what do you get? The musical The New York Times declares, “BRILLIANT!” Broadway’s best creative minds reimagine and bring to life the beloved Nickelodeon series with […]

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6:00 pm

Night Fall

Saturday, October 5, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Colt Park, Colt Park
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Night Fall is a magical, outdoor community performance celebrating seasonal change through art, music, dance, and artist Anne Cubberly's legendary giant puppets. This year, it will be held in Colt Park, which will open up at 2 pm, so you can save your seat -- get there early or, support Night Fall and guarantee yourself […]

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7:00 pm

Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Charlotte Checkers

Saturday, October 5, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plz
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Watch your Hartford Wolf Pack face off against the Charlotte Checkers for opening night of the 2019-2020 season at the XL Center in Downtown Hartford. The first 5,000 fans will receive a Wolf Pack magnetic schedule.

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Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Charlotte Checkers

Saturday, October 5, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 7:00pm

One event on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 7:00pm

XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plz
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

A team made out of checkers doesn't seem like a tough team to beat. It is not even like it's Connect Four, which at least takes some vertical skill. Will there be jumping, or better yet, multiple jumping of players? When the Wolf Pack win, they should make the Checkers king them. Tickets are available […]

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Paul Nelson Band

Saturday, October 5, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Black-Eyed Sally’s, 350 Asylum Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

Whether it's headlining international festivals, performing to sold out shows at many of music's most prestigious stages or iconic clubs world wide such as New York's Iridum, Blue Note, 55 bar and BB Kings to London's Astoria and Buddy Guy's Legend's in Chicago, Nelson's guitar mastery and band in a live setting are the most […]

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Hartford Athletic vs. Swope Park Rangers

Saturday, October 5, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dillon Stadium, 250 Huyshope Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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Start your October in style at the newly-renovated Dillon Stadium. Get loud and welcome your Boys in Green back home on Saturday, October 5th -- Tickets starting at just $16! 4pm - Rally Alley opens - Pregame Party Presented by Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt in the alley between the Colt Building and Insurity Building […]

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8:00 pm

The SpongeBob Musical

Saturday, October 5, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 6:30pm

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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A legendary roster of Grammy® Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose on stage and what do you get? The musical The New York Times declares, “BRILLIANT!” Broadway’s best creative minds reimagine and bring to life the beloved Nickelodeon series with […]

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Quixote Nuevo

Saturday, October 5, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Sunday, October 13, 2019

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 13, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, October 13, 2019

One event on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 2:00pm

Hartford Stage, 50 Church Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Quixote Nuevo is set in the fictional modern-day border town of La Plancha, Texas, where Don Quixote loses himself in stories of chivalrous escapades and embarks upon a quest of imagination, adventure, and Tejano music. Along the way he recruits a hapless but trusty sidekick in his search for lost love. As the community wrestles with containing […]

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9:00 pm

Improv Comedy Night

Saturday, October 5, 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Tuesday, December 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Sea Tea Comedy Theater, 15 Asylum Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

Sea Tea's Improv Comedy Night shows feature different groups doing their own set of improvised comedic scenes. Some shows even feature special finales like one-night-only combinations of that show's teams or jams & lotteries with chances for audience members to come up and perform (if you want, and you know you do). Every night is […]

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Sensual Salsa Saturdays

Saturday, October 5, 9:00 pm - 1:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Red Rock Tavern, 369 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Try saying Sensual Salsa Saturdays five times fast. Then, put on your salsa shoes, proceed to Red Rock and dance the night away. If you don't know how to salsa, the night begins with a free salsa lesson (9 - 9:30) from McCoy Jamison Dance. Drink specials all night, $10 cover, free parking across the […]

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Consider the Source

Saturday, October 5, 9:00 pm - 1:30 am
Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Sci-fi fusion trio Consider the Source will grace the Arch Street stage with their progressive sci-fi middle eastern fusion sound. Don't sleep on this one!

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