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The Mark Twain House

Waterbury, CT
Post #: 13
Just passing this info along - The Mark Twain House in Hartford has a TON of great events and ideas for bookaholics and budding writers like us! I've listed a few from September and October (more on the website) and if any appeal to you LET US KNOW!!! We'll try to get a group together and make a day/afternoon of it biggrin


The Mark Twain House & Museum presents TAPPING INTO TWAIN!

Friday, September 27, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

The party of the year featuring over twenty regional breweries, micro-breweries and home brewers plus over a dozen local restaurants and music.

Prices include all food, beverage and a collectible pint glass!

Supported in part by the Greater Hartford Arts Council’s United Arts Campaign, with the support of the Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts. •

Advance Price: $45, Door Price: $50, MTH&M Member Price: $40, Designated Driver: $20. Tickets: call (860) 280-3130


Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

Friday, October 4, and October 11, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, on the hour

Hartford's #1 ghost tour returns for its fourth sell-out Halloween season! After three eventful investigations by TAPS for SyFy's "Ghost Hunters" and an episode of "My Ghost Story," The Mark Twain House creeeeeeaks open its front door for nocturnal tours. Each hour-long tour divulges dark chapters from the Clemens Family's history, Victorian traditions involving Spiritualism and death, and shows you where guests, staff and investigators have had unexplained encounters with the paranormal. Tours step off at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m. DATES: Oct 4 Oct 11 Oct 17, 18 and 19 Oct 24, 25 and 26

Tickets: $20 for adults / $16 for members / Unlucky $13 for children 16 and under (recommended ages 10 and up). RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. OCTOBER GHOST TOURS ARE ALREADY FILLING UP! (860) 280-3130

Tom Lee, Storyteller for Adults: BACK TO THE FOREST: Twisted Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Sunday, October 20, 2:00 p.m.

The celebrated weaver of tales presents stories from a multiplicity of heritages -- narratives whose straightforward look at lust, violence, and the darkness of the human mind -- with flashes of joy and redemption -- would have appealed to Mark Twain. Details to come.

Tickets - $15 Reservations : (860) 280-3130


Tuesday, October 22, and Wednesday, October 23. Both days at 7:00pm

Capital Classics Theatre Company, in partnership with the Mark Twain House & Museum, presents an evening of Edgar Allan Poe featuring “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “The Tell Tale Heart” performed in the style of old-time radio theater. From the basement of the Mark Twain House to the depths of your own imagination, experience the true horror of Poe in this “Golden Age of Radio” production.

Performed in the basement of The Mark Twain House.

Tickets - $20 / $15 for MTH&M Members. Seating strictly limited to 60 per performance. Call (860) 280-3130 for tickets or more information.

Like I said there are a bunch more so check out the website!

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