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Youth Writing Workshop with Frederick-Douglass Knowles II

Mark Twain House

Frederick-Douglass Knowles II, Hartford’s first poet laureate and an associate professor of English at Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, will be offering two youth creative writing workshops at The Mark Twain House & Museum on Dec. 28. Grades 4 to 8 can attend from noon to 2 p.m.; grades 9 to 12 attend from […]

Get A Clue Murder Mystery Tours

Mark Twain House

Play our live-action version of the classic board game CLUE in an hour-long tour featuring the famed comedy troupe Sea Tea Improv as Twain’s beloved characters/suspects. Get A Clue Tours provide all the murder, mayhem, and merriment you expect in a whodunit. Our Clue Tours were featured on an episode of the Travel Channel show Wackiest Tours! Get […]

$25

West End Wednesdays: Doug Glanville

Mark Twain House

The Mark Twain House & Museum presents its new West End Wednesdays Book Talk Series. Four authors who live in the West End of Hartford will discuss their writing and read from their recent books. The free series is supported by the West End Civic Association. Authors will sign and sell copies of their books […]

A Little Harmless Fun: Animal Trainer Bill Berloni Talks to Frank Rizzo

Mark Twain House

Stage, film and television animal trainer and behaviorist Bill Berloni will talk with arts writer Frank Rizzo about his long career; about choosing, caring for, and living with pets; and the upcoming musical “Because of Winn Dixie” which will play the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam June 28-September 1. The talk is part of […]

$10

Mark My Words — Susan Campbell, Frog Hollow: Stories From An American Neighborhood

Mark Twain House

Author, journalist and college instructor Susan Campbell talks about her new book FROG HOLLOW: STORIES FROM AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOOD. Frog Hollow in Hartford was a progressive neighborhood during the Revolutionary War, a hotbed of industry in the 19th century, and a home to immigrants throughout its history.  Campbell's series of vignettes centers on the inventors, entrepreneurs […]

$10

Celebrate Tom Sawyer Day as Part of Open House Day 2019

Mark Twain House

Join us on Connecticut Open House Day, Saturday June 8,  for Tom Sawyer Day, our annual family event, featuring free music, games, and a new twist on an old story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. This year from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. robotic frogs will compete in races. Contestants will be sorted by […]

Free

Write To The Point Showcases

Mark Twain House

"Write to the Point" apprentices will be presenting their final showcase on Friday, August 2, at the Mark Twain House & Museum from noon to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Mark Twain House & Museum is proud to be part of the Greater Hartford Arts Council‘s Neighborhood Studios […]

Get A Clue Murder Mystery Tours

Mark Twain House

Play our live-action version of the classic board game CLUE in an hour-long tour featuring the famed comedy troupe Sea Tea Improv as Twain’s beloved characters/suspects. Get A Clue Tours provide all the murder, mayhem, and merriment you expect in a whodunit. Our Clue Tours were featured on an episode of the Travel Channel show Wackiest Tours! Get A […]

$25

Capital Classics Theatre Company Presents “The Invisible Man”

Mark Twain House

Capital Classics Theatre Company presents radio theater-style performances  of H.G. Wells’ science fiction novel “The Invisible Man” at The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford. First published in 1897, few creatures of horror have seized readers' imaginations and held them for so long as Wells’ iconic “Invisible Man.” Just as in the days of […]

$20

Capital Classics Theatre Company Presents “The Invisible Man”

Mark Twain House

Capital Classics Theatre Company presents radio theater-style performances  of H.G. Wells’ science fiction novel “The Invisible Man” at The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford. First published in 1897, few creatures of horror have seized readers' imaginations and held them for so long as Wells’ iconic “Invisible Man.” Just as in the days of […]

$20

Capital Classics Theatre Company Presents “The Invisible Man”

Mark Twain House

Capital Classics Theatre Company presents radio theater-style performances  of H.G. Wells’ science fiction novel “The Invisible Man” at The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford. First published in 1897, few creatures of horror have seized readers' imaginations and held them for so long as Wells’ iconic “Invisible Man.” Just as in the days of […]

$20

Mark My Words: Eoin Colfer and “The Fowl Twins”

Mark Twain House

The Fowl Twins is a spin-off from the eight-volume Artemis Fowl science fantasy series created by Eoin Colfer for readers in grades 5 to 9.  The new book features Artemis's younger twin brothers. One week after their eleventh birthday, the Fowl twins--scientist Myles and Beckett, the force of nature--are left in the care of house […]