Join us for a tour of the Elizabeth Park Annual Garden led by Horticulturist Rosemary Aldridge. Tour is FREE and begins at the flagpole outside the green Cottage. No Registration is required.After your tour, enjoy lunch at the Pond House Cafe! Every purchase made at the Pond House supports the Elizabeth Park Conservancy and the beautiful gardens!
Open Ring Circus will present a public excerpt of their new contemporary circus show inspired by the 1944 Hartford Circus Fire followed by a panel […]
This is one of the largest pop culture events in New England, dedicated to comics, gaming, anime, board games, science fiction, fantasy and LARPing. It’s all about the cosplay so don’t forget your boffers.
Multi-platinum selling, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated recording artist Wiz Khalifa announces “The Decent Exposure Tour” today. Wiz made the announcement of the tour during his set on stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the weekend. French Montana, Playboi Carti, Moneybagg Yo, Chevy Woods, and DJ Drama will join as special guests. Produced by Live Nation, the 29-city outing will come to Hartford on July 13th at the Xfinity Theatre. The tour will see Khalifa and friends playing at outdoor amphitheaters across North America just in time for the summer vibes.
Country duo Florida Georgia Line will make a stop in Hartford on their "Can’t Say I Ain’t Country" tour this fall. The Grammy-nominated pair will perform along with Dan + Shay, Morgan Wallen and Canaan Smith at the Xfinity Theatre on July 19.
Artistic Director Brett Raphael narrates this annual Marge Wilder Tribute Performance. Enjoy a full evening of classical and contemporary ballet performed by the consummate artists of the Connecticut Ballet. This year’s program includes a contemporary ballet by Marden Ramos to music by Kodomo and Joseph Locarro's Now and Then with music by singer/songwriter Bonnie Raitt. A talk-back with the performers closes the evening.
Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, who uses the stage name Taj Mahal, is an American Grammy Award-winning blues musician. He often incorporates elements of world music into his works. A self-taught singer-songwriter and film composer who plays the guitar, piano, banjo and harmonica (among many other instruments), Mahal has done much to reshape the definition and scope of blues music over the course of his almost 50-year career by fusing it with nontraditional forms, including sounds from the Caribbean, Africa and the South Pacific.
Join the CHS as they journey into space. Prepare for the 50thAnniversary of Apollo as you learn about Connecticut’s role in the space industry and […]
From the assassination of President Garfield to the crimes that inspired the movie Arsenic and Old Lace, Foundation Director Beverly Lucas shares intriguing stories of sensational trials, tragic crimes and even one unsolved mystery, all of which gripped the imagination of Connecticut residents. The walking tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.
The Living Room: An intimate music series. Artists from around town, and/or plucked from our stage play 10 songs over 2 sets. Cash bar.Featuring an evening of folk, bluegrass, and country in arrangements that feature acoustic instrumentation and tight vocal harmonies.
Enjoy an evening of modern Americana music at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the folk-rock-grass-blues duo, The Meadow Brothers. Dustin and Ian Meadows, with acoustic guitars, harmonica, and vocal harmonies, blend folk and country with a blues edge for a sound all their own. Bring blankets, chairs and picnic dinners for a night to remember. This free concert is made possible through the generous support of the Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund, Bank of America, N. A., Trustee. (Rain Date: Saturday, July 27, 6:00 pm)
Talking Dreads began as a project born from the audacious notion that hardcore Heads-lovers wouldn’t mind a tinkering or two with their favorite Talking Heads tunes, and there is a lot of great music here that will make you stop, listen and smile a little bit more as you’re grooving along to the joyous rhythms and jubilant spirit of the island vibe.Mystic Bowie’s high energy and good vibes are every bit contagious, we can’t wait for this show!
Join the CHS as we explore the history of the Underground Railroad. You will get the chance to learn about the secret code used among freedom seekers and how they used the stars and songs to communicate with each other. You can then make a constellation-inspired craft!This program is free with admission, and great for children ages 4 and up.
The Living Room: An intimate music series. Artists from around town, and/or plucked from our stage play 10 songs over 2 sets. Cash bar.Featuring:World Soul: A platform for people with different mindsets and perspectives to create and act together, in an effort to find the deep rooted connections within our divided world.Billy Bivona: The award-winning guitarist last seen at TheaterWorks composing original music for CONSTELLATIONS. He was also in the pit for NEXT TO NORMAL.