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Event Calendar

The Stone the Builder Refused: A Public Discussion of Afro-Caribbean Philosophy

2 PM
Mark Twain Museum Center Read More

2015 Stowe Prize Public Events

3-4 PM Inspiration to Action Fair
4-5:30 PM A Conversation on Race with 2015 Stowe Prize winner Ta-Nehisi Coates with WNPR's John Dankosky
Free Events at Immanuel Congregational Church
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5th Annual Big Tent Jubilee

Celebrate! Harriet Beecher Stowe Prize for Writing to Advance Social Justice Awarded to Ta-Nehisi Coates
Ticketed event supports Stowe Center education programs
6 - 9 PM at the Stowe Center Read More

Hartford Blooms

06/06/15 - 06/14/15
A showcase of Hartford's spectacular gardens and historic architecture. Read More

"The Power of Conviction"

7 PM
Author Event with James Tillman whose wrongful conviction sent him to prison for over 18 years.  Read More

Harriet Beecher Stowe's Birthday

10 AM - 4 PM
Free house tours, horse-drawn carriage rides and more in conjunction with Connecticut Open House Day. Read More

"Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell's America"

7 PM
Author Event with Jane Allen Petrick Read More

Riverwood Poetry Festival

1-4 p.m.
Talented poets use their words for social justice. Read More

Free Tours for Dads on Father's Day

Noon - 5 PM
Dads enjoy free Stowe House tours on Father's Day.  Read More

CT Historic Gardens Day

Noon-5 p.m. at the Stowe Center
Stroll through Stowe's gardens at the peak of their beauty. Enjoy plein air painting and music by the Asylum Quartet. Shop vendors from the West End Farmer's Market. Read More

A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

2011 Stowe Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn, return for an Author Talk & Book Signing Read More