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Mark Twain House and Museum

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351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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October 2018

West End Wednesdays Book Series: Rand Richards Cooper

Wednesday, October 24, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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The Mark Twain House & Museum presents its new West End Wednesdays Book Talk Series, beginning with writer Rand Richards Cooper. This free series is supported by the West End Civic Association. Rand Richards Cooper is the author of two works of fiction, The Last to Go and Big As Life. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, GQ, Esquire, The Altantic, and many other magazines, and in Best American Short Stories. He has been Writer-in-Residence at Amherst and Emerson colleges. A longtime writer for Bon Appétit and the New…

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November 2018

Writing in Mark Twain’s Library

Thursday, November 1, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Not a writing class, not a writing workshop, just three hours of uninterrupted writing time in Mark Twain’s own library. Join a select handful of fellow scribblers to write, reflect, and plot whatever piece of literature you’re working on. The space is quiet, except for the burbling fountain in the nearby conservatory, and infused with Mark Twain’s spirit. Don’t miss this once-in-a-life opportunity. Laptops are welcome, but there is no WI-FI; make sure you charge up before you come, as we…

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The Mouth-Off With Chion Wolf

Friday, November 9, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7:30pm

Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Join host Chion Wolf as she leads a panel of storytellers sharing true tales around a common theme. Think you have a great story on the theme? Email mouthoffhartford@gmail.com with your name, and a short description of what your story is about. No need to write every detail, just a few sentences to get us curious. Submissions close a week and a day before the event, but the sooner you can email, the better! Find more information here. 

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Mark My Words: Janet Evanovich

Wednesday, November 14, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Author Janet Evanovich celebrates the publication of her 25th Stephanie Plum novel, Look Alive Twenty-Five. Join her in conversation with humor author and UConn professor Gina Barreca as they talk about her successful writing career. A copy of the new book is included. Evanovich, like her character Stephanie Plum, grew up in New Jersey. After graduating from Rutgers, marriage, and motherhood, she began writing romance novels. Robert De Niro’s performance as a bounty hunter in Midnight Run inspired her to create her iconic…

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Mark Twain House: Free Admission Days for Hartford Residents

Saturday, November 17
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One event on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 3:00am

One event on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 3:00am

One event on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 3:00am

One event on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 3:00am

One event on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:00am

Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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The doors to The Mark Twain House & Museum are opening for ALL Hartford residents! Just bring proof that you live in a Hartford zip code to the Visitors Center ticket desk and you'll get in for free! Specialty tours are not included in this offer. Find more information here.  Free days are sponsored by The Hartford.

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Writing in Mark Twain’s Library

Friday, November 30, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
+ Google Map

Not a writing class, not a writing workshop, just three hours of uninterrupted writing time in Mark Twain’s own library. Join a select handful of fellow scribblers to write, reflect, and plot whatever piece of literature you’re working on. The space is quiet, except for the burbling fountain in the nearby conservatory, and infused with Mark Twain’s spirit. Don’t miss this once-in-a-life opportunity. Laptops are welcome, but there is no WI-FI; make sure you charge up before you come, as we…

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January 2019

Mark Twain House: Free Admission Days for Hartford Residents

Monday, January 21, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 3:00am

One event on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 3:00am

One event on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 3:00am

One event on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 3:00am

One event on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:00am

Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
+ Google Map

The doors to The Mark Twain House & Museum are opening for ALL Hartford residents! Just bring proof that you live in a Hartford zip code to the Visitors Center ticket desk and you'll get in for free! Specialty tours are not included in this offer. Find more information here.  Free days are sponsored by The Hartford.

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