Quality Inn Vernon - Hartford
425 Hartford Turnpike -- SR 30
Vernon, CT 06066-5200
Phone: (860) 871-2432
Fax: (860) 871-0004
Audio Media Solutions is more than just a recording studio. AMS provides high quality service, equipment, and music entertainment as well as recording and sound engineering and event booking and production. The studio is a 80 by 20-foot (25 by 6-meter) room with 16-foot (five-meter) ceilings in a 200-year-old textile mill. AMS's in-house DJs are owner and founder Mike Tierney and Erin (DJ Party Girl).
This new stadium, with a capacity of 40,000 people, is run by Madison Square Garden, and is the homeground of the University of Connecticut's Huskies. Chill out with your pals at a live music or dance concert. Watch your sports heroes in their trials and triumphs, in the company of your friends and family. Strike a deal with your partners or attend a conference with your business associates. Whether it's work or leisure, you can be sure that this is the right place to go to.
This arena provides an indoor and outdoor facility with retractable walls, and it is the best place to see a live concert in Connecticut. The Dave Matthews Band has graced the stage every year along with the Virginia quintet for one of the summer's most unforgettable performances. This is an ideal place for all you beer lovers, since beer is served in great quantity.
The Connecticut Convention Center is the most ideal location for trade shows, conventions and business meetings overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River. It is an award-winning venue owned by the State of Connecticut. The state-of-the-art facility will ensure that any event held here will be a success.
City Steam Brewery Café is a spectacular seven-level restaurant in the historic Richardson Building with the Marriott Residence Inn. The 15-barrel brew house allows brewmaster Ron Page to handcraft up to 12 styles of ales and lagers. The moderately priced classic brew house menu has new world touches that provide for everyone's tastes. Award winning Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club performs on Thursday at 9p, Friday and Saturday at 7p and 10p. You can enjoy a DJ on Thursday through Saturday without a cover. There is also a large upscale pool room, outdoor beer garden and many function rooms.
Hartford Stage is one of the leading resident theaters, known internationally for entertaining and enlightening audiences with a wide range of the best world drama, from classics to provocative new plays, musicals and neglected works from the past. The theater has earned many of the nation's distinguished awards. The Hartford Stage has maintained a strong commitment to community partnerships, educational programs and humanities initiatives. Many famous actors have graced this stage for years.
The XL Center, formerly known as the Hartford Civic Center, is a sports and convention complex. It was opened in 1975 and has been renovated several times over the past four decades. It houses an exhibition hall which is used for trade shows, conventions, banquets, craft shows, meetings and other events. It has held many notable concerts of Van Halen, U2, Coldplay, Luciano Pavarotti, Madonna, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson and more. The XL Center also hosts some of the larger crowd UConn men's and women's basketball games, and is also home to the Connecticut Whale (American Hockey League).
The finest and the best from the music and the theater world have illuminated the Jorgensen stage. These include Dave Brubeck, Marion Anderson, the Kodo Drummers, Sweet Honey in The Rock, and The Royal Shakespeare Company. Just before Halloween, the annual presentation by famed psychic and ghost hunter Lorraine Warren comes to campus to get everyone in the spirit of things. It has also presented superior dance companies from the American Ballet theater and Paul Taylor dance Company. The place also hosts children's theater. The center also has Jorgensen Gallery, which is located on the ground floor of the center and Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, which is home to the repertory troupe.
More than six decades old, this former picture-house in Hartford was remodeled into a snazzy theater-cum-entertainment center. The silver screen and main stage are complemented by five new bars, where patrons enjoy an evening of good music and drinks. Concerts by many modern-day performers and artistes take place here, to delight crowds of up to 1,250 in a beautiful setting. Perfect for a good time with friends if you're tired of the old pub routine!
The Harry A. Gampel Pavilion is the primary home to the University of Connecticut's men's and women's basketball teams. With a seating capacity of 10,167, the Pavilion has become one of the largest basketball venues in the region, hosting collegiate and professional sporting events. If you are a true fan of basketball, then a visit to this spectacular arena is a must. Who knows, you may get to witness a thrilling match.
The Hebron Lions Fairgrounds in Hebron hosts events such as the Hebron Harvest Fair and the King Arthur's Fall Harvest Faire. Throughout the year, there are other cultural and family activities held on the property.
Chase Family Arena is known for hosting many basketball tournaments, championships and other regular fixtures. This multi-purpose arena opened in 1990 and is home to the Hartford Hawks basketball teams. The arena is well facilitated with comfortable seats, locker rooms and so on. The stadium has a seating capacity of around 4,000. Call ahead for ticketing information and other details.