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Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

Mark Twain House

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. […]

$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

Mark Twain House

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. […]

$25

Keir Cutler Performs ‘Is Shakespeare Dead?’

Mark Twain House

In Is Shakespeare Dead?, Mark Twain's writes a hilarious debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare. Listing the handful of established facts of Shakespeare's life, Twain ridicules the fantasy that a largely uneducated youth could have wandered into London and, with virtually none of the necessary skills, become the greatest […]

$20

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

Mark Twain House

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. […]

$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

Mark Twain House

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. […]

$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

Mark Twain House

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. […]

$25

Mark My Words: 1,000 Places to See Before You Die

Mark Twain House

Patricia Schultz is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. The Mark Twain House & Museum has been featured in the book since it was first published in 2003. Schultz is presenting a revised and updated version of her popular book at The Mark Twain House […]

The Mouth-Off with Chion Wolf: In Transit

Mark Twain House

Join Chion Wolf as she brings the best of Hartford storytelling with The Mouth-Off to the Mark Twain House for the seventh straight year! Each edition has a different theme. For a chance to be on-stage and tell your story live, email a short story summary to for a chance to be on-stage, email a […]

$10

Mark My Words: Susannah Cahalan Talks About Mental Health In “The Great Pretender”

Mark Twain House

Since her bestselling memoir Brain on Fire, where she chronicles her own struggles with modern medicine after being misdiagnosed with a serious mental illness, author and journalist Susannah Cahalan has become a leading voice on the treatment of mental illness in America. Brain on Fire has sold over a million copies, spent 52 weeks on […]

$20

RESCHEDULED: Mark Twain’s Birthday Lecture: Bob Mankoff

Mark Twain House

Bob Mankoff will deliver this year's Mark Twain's Birthday Lecture, a new event at which we bring a celebrated guest to speak about Twain, writing, humor, and other fascinating topics. Mankoff, the former, long-time cartoon editor for The New Yorker, will give a talk called "Your Sense of Humor: Don't Leave Home Without It." Mankoff […]

$18.35

The Mouth-Off With Chion Wolf

Mark Twain House

The Mouth-Off, hosted by Chion Wolf, returns for five Fridays If you have a story you'd like to tell 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 two weeks before the event, […]

Mark My Words: Gina Barreca and Tracy Strauss on “Writing About Love”

Mark Twain House

  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Tracy Strauss, author of the new book I JUST HAVEN’T MET YOU YET, and Gina Barreca, Hartford Courant columnist and UCONN Distinguished Professor of English, will discuss “Writing About Love: How to Find It, How to Lose It, and Whether You Want to Bother With It At All.” […]

$20