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December 2018

2018 Holiday House Tour

December 2 • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Friends of The Mark Twain House & Museum will hold its 38th annual Holiday House Tour on Sunday, December 2, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Homes may be visited in any order during the event. Visit the Mark Twain House and the private homes of Michael Peck, Susan and Gary Bazzano, Brooke and Ted Whittemore, and Sheila and John D'Agostino.  The Mark Twain House will be decorated for a late-19th-century Christmas and the private homes will be…

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Frank Rizzo – 10 Things To Know Before You See Hamilton – Encore Presentation

December 4 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Back by popular demand! The national tour of the blockbuster musical Hamilton will have a three-week run in Hartford at the Bushnell in December.  Variety theater critic and Connecticut arts writer Frank Rizzo presents his audio-visual presentation, which describes the back story of the show’s creation, discusses how the artistic team developed the work over time, reveals how accurate the musical is to history, and talks about Hamilton’s impact on education, politics, and culture. By breaking down a song or two, Rizzo will also…

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Get A Clue Murder Mystery House Tours

December 14 • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tours leave every 15 minutes from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Get A Clue Murder Mystery Tours take participants through the various rooms (secret passageway, conservatory, billiards room, and more) of the Twain house — and some of the author’s favorite literary characters — as part of the game. Who killed that varmint Pap Finn? Was it Tom Sawyer in the Library with the Wrench? Merlin in the Billiard Room with the Knife? The Pauper in the Kitchen with the Rope? Play our…

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