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July 2018
$10

Nook Farm Presents: Author Tom Santopietro on “To Kill a Mockingbird”

July 23 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Author Tom Santopietro will discuss the continuing cultural relevance of an American classic story based on his new book Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters. A screening of the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird follows the book talk and signing. The evening is presented in partnership with The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. Santopietro traces the writing of Harper Lee's 1960 masterpiece, her use of her Southern hometown in the novel, and the impact winning the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Literature…

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$20

Mark My Words: Mike Reiss: His Life’s a Joke

July 26 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Mike Reiss, longtime writer and producer of The Simpsons, will participate in an on-stage conversation with arts journalist Frank Rizzo on Thursday, July 26, at 7 p.m. Reiss is the author of the just-published Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets and Outright Lies from a Lifetime of Writing for The Simpsons, which chronicles his nearly three decades with The Simpsons along with his other comedy-writing work. Reiss’s career also includes creating the animated series Queer Duck, co-creating The…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

July 27 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales — and learn about Mark Twain's interest in the supernatural. The Mark Twain House has been featured on Syfy Channel's Ghost Hunters and the Biography Channel's My Ghost Story. The tours are sponsored by Tsunami Tsolutions. Tickets…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

July 28 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales — and learn about Mark Twain's interest in the supernatural. The Mark Twain House has been featured on Syfy Channel's Ghost Hunters and the Biography Channel's My Ghost Story. The tours are sponsored by Tsunami Tsolutions. Tickets…

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August 2018
$25

Get A Clue Murder Mystery House Tours

August 10 • 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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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

August 17 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales — and learn about Mark Twain's interest in the supernatural. The Mark Twain House has been featured on Syfy Channel's Ghost Hunters and the Biography Channel's My Ghost Story. The tours are sponsored by Tsunami Tsolutions. Tickets…

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September 2018
$10

The Mouth-Off: “It Happened So Fast” with Chion Wolf

September 7 • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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! Circumstances can change quickly.... one minute everything's…

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$25

Get A Clue Murder Mystery House Tours

September 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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$45

Mark My Words: Jodi Picoult

September 30 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland Street
Hartford,Connecticut06105United States
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Join bestselling author Jodi Picoult for her Mark Twain House encore appearance. Picoult will read from and talk about her upcoming book A SPARK OF LIGHT, a signed copy of which is included with each ticket purchased. A Q&A will follow her talk, and each audience member will have the opportunity to have a professional photographer capture a personal meet-and-greet moment with Picoult. The Mark My Words series is sponsored by the Wish You Well Foundation. Connecticut Public – WNPR…

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October 2018
$30

Mark My Words: Carl Hiassen

October 3 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland Street
Hartford,Connecticut06105United States
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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:00 pm Immanuel Congregational Church, Hartford Carl Hiassen, author of the Newbery Award-winning, NYTimes-best-selling children’s book HOOT and a dozen other novels for adults and children and a long-time columnist for The Miami Herald will read from and talk about his brand-new book SQUIRM, “a wickedly funny, slightly twisted tale about families, figuring out what’s really important, and knowing when (and when not) to let things go.” A copy of SQUIRM (which will have just…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 5 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales — and learn about Mark Twain's interest in the supernatural. The Mark Twain House has been featured on Syfy Channel's Ghost Hunters and the Biography Channel's My Ghost Story. The tours are sponsored by Tsunami Tsolutions. Tickets…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 12 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales — and learn about Mark Twain's interest in the supernatural. The Mark Twain House has been featured on Syfy Channel's Ghost Hunters and the Biography Channel's My Ghost Story. The tours are sponsored by Tsunami Tsolutions. Tickets…

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