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10:00 am

Second Saturdays for Families

Saturday, December 9, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

On the second Saturday of each month the Wadsworth has free admission. It's called Second Saturdays for Families but there is no maximum height. You don't even have to borrow a kid for the day. It's FREE no matter what.  Create art, enjoy story-telling in the galleries, music and more.

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Learn To Skate at Winterfest

Saturday, December 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 30, 2017

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

Want to learn how to skate this winter? Head to the Winterfest rink for FREE ice-skating lessons from Champions Skating Center instructors. Lessons are open to future skaters of all ages, and the skates are free too. Skating lessons will be held on Saturdays in December. Arrive early to get your skates. All skaters must […]

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Festival of Trees & Traditions

Saturday, December 9, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sunday, December 10, 2017

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

If you love holiday events with total freakish abandon, The Festival of Trees and Traditions is one of the very best of the Tannenbaumy events in the area. Here are some holiday themed things to think about while walking around enjoying the trees: 1.) Nutcracker will always be a funny word, no matter how old […]

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11:00 am

Winterfest Ice Skating

Saturday, December 9, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Bushnell Park, Jewell Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

Skate for free 7-days-a-week at the Winterfest ice rink on the east side of Bushnell Park near the Pump House. Come after work, on your lunch break or as a part of a trip downtown to see some of the city’s cultural treasures. Don’t have your own skates? Visit the Skate Shack next to the […]

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First Annual Christmas Tree Farm

Saturday, December 9, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Hog River Brewing Company, 1429 Park Street
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Want to start a new holiday tradition? Go get merry and bright at the first annual Christmas Tree Farm at Hog River Brewery! There will be Christmas trees for sale, along with holiday wreaths. PLUS! The release of Hog River's first-ever holiday bomber of their beloved Chocolate Milk Stout. Special package deal: Christmas tree + […]

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Yard Goats at Winterfest

Saturday, December 9, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dunkin Donuts Park, 1214 Main Street
Hartford, CT United States

This free event is open to the public and will include behind the scene tours of Dunkin’ Donuts Park, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, S’mores, Cookie Decorating, Yard Goats mascots Chompers and Chew Chew, and Fancy Pants, the goat from Circle K Farm of East Hampton. Fans will also have the opportunity to test out […]

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Barnes & Noble Children’s Day

Saturday, December 9, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
UConn Barnes & Noble, 18 Front Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
Free

Join Barnes & Noble and the UConn Police for a children's day filled with safety information, face painting, 4 children's authors doing story time, free hot chocolate and a secret surprise guest.

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2:00 pm

A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas

Saturday, December 9, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 30, 2017

One event on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 2:00pm

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One event on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hartford Stage, 50 Church Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
25 - 90

The magic of Charles Dickens’ heart-warming classic returns for its 20th season. Come see Connecticut’s favorite family holiday tradition and spend some time with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they bring A Christmas Carol to life on stage. For exact show dates and times, please visit www.hartfordstage.org or […]

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Exhibit Tour of “That’s Weird”

Saturday, December 9, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, April 28, 2018

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States

“That’s weird” is a phrase staff hears all the time in galleries and on tours. Visitors often encounter collection items that are quirky, surprising, or rare. But, take a second look and weird objects can have surprising and unique histories. The CHS is excited to show off some of our funny little oddballs of history. Displaying […]

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5:00 pm

Holiday Light Fantasia

Saturday, December 9, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Monday, January 1, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Monday, January 1, 2018

Goodwin Park, Goodwin Park
Hartford, CT 06114 United States

Holiday Light Fantasia is a much loved Greater Hartford tradition and this season's destination. The 2-mile show transforms Goodwin Park into a drive-through wonderland of holiday spirit with a beautiful collection of over 1 million lights. Whimsical holiday scenes, familiar characters and local tributes shine bright in larger-than-life lighted scenes and 200 individual displays. Lighted […]

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7:30 pm

A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas

Saturday, December 9, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 30, 2017

One event on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hartford Stage, 50 Church Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
25 - 90

The magic of Charles Dickens’ heart-warming classic returns for its 20th season. Come see Connecticut’s favorite family holiday tradition and spend some time with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they bring A Christmas Carol to life on stage. For exact show dates and times, please visit www.hartfordstage.org or […]

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Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Rochester Americans

Saturday, December 9, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 5:00pm

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

The Hartford Wolf Pack will face off against the Rochester Americans at the XL Center in Hartford.

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8:00 pm

An Improvised Christmas Carol

Saturday, December 9, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 8:00pm

One event on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 8:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 8:00pm

One event on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 8:00pm

One event on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 8:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 2:00pm

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

Come see a hilarious retelling of Charles Dickens's Christmas classic twist! This show combines your suggestions with the improvisers’ imaginations to create a performance of A Christmas Carol like nothing you have ever seen. What if Scrooge owned a pet store? What if the Ghost of Christmas Past was a Film Noir detective? What if Tiny Tim […]

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