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  • Spirited Hooker Day Parade This Weekend

    Spirited Hooker Day Parade This Weekend
    The Hooker Day Parade is a loose and spirited affair that marks the closest Hartford comes to its own Mardi Gras. It’s a celebration of creativity, fun and silliness held in honor of Thomas Hooker, a man who led his congregation through the wilderness in 1635 to settle in Hartford. An after party at Black Eyed Sally’s follows the colorful march, which begins at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 in downtown Hartford. The parade is free.  Information here.
  • Mardi Gras: Celebrate with king cake and 16 additional recipes

    Mardi Gras: Celebrate with king cake and 16 additional recipes
    Mardi Gras is Tuesday -- do you have your king cake? At first sight, it may come across as, well, a little unusual. A large wreath-shaped cake bedazzled in vibrant shades of purple, green and gold — there's nothing subtle about it. It might be...

    North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...

    Mardi Gras adds seventh nightly free-roll

    Mardi Gras adds seventh nightly free-roll
     Mardi Gras Casino has been offering free poker tournaments six nights a week, with Tuesday nights being the lone holdout.  That changes soon. The Tuesday offering has been an Omaha high-low, with a progressive royal jackpot. But the final tournament is...

    Ticket Box: Yusuf/Cat Stevens at Tower Theatre, Dean Ween at Musikfest Cafe, Under 30 Music Festival in Philadelphia among nearly 40 new shows

    Ticket Box: Yusuf/Cat Stevens at Tower Theatre, Dean Ween at Musikfest Cafe, Under 30 Music Festival in Philadelphia among nearly 40 new shows
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Yusuf/Cat Stevens at Tower Theatre in Upper darby, Dean Ween at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem and the Under 30 Music Festival in Philadelphia are among nearly 40 concerts for which we...