Events at MCC on Main

May 4

5:30 pm–8:00 pm

Imagine Main Street Manchester

An evening filled with exciting activities and a celebration of talented young people in the community! Food, fun and festivities for the whole family, artist demonstrations, CD art activity, and the famous larger-than-life Cubberly puppets. Music performances by the kids from C.A.S.T. , original artist Abby "Baby Blue" Auden, and Town Troubadour Dan Thompson.
Event maps and information available at MCC on Main.
Location: MCC on Main Dehn Gallery

Kim Sullivan 860-647-6030

May 9

5:30 pm–9:00 pm

The 8th Annual Taste of Manchester

Explore the many flavors of Manchester in a tasting of food and beverages from local restaurants and businesses.
Purchase your pre-sale tickets now for only $20 each — ticket price increases to $25 on May 1! Tickets can be purchased at Highland Park Market in Manchester or in the Customer Service Department at Manchester Town Hall. Sponsored by Downtown Manchester Special Services District. 25.00.
Location: MCC on Main Dehn Gallery

Kim Sullivan 860-647-6030

May 18

6:30 pm–9:00 pm

Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music Series

6:30 p.m.: Poets David Giannini, author of Faces Somewhere Wild, and Jayne Benjulian, author of Five Sextillion Atoms, will read. Websites:; 8 p.m.: From New York City, Human Rites, a jazz/"new" trio, featuring Andrew Drury, drums, Ken Filiano, bass, and Jason Kao Hwang, composer/violin/viola. The three musicians are also members of Hwang's quintet, Sing House. Don't miss this special appearance! Websites:; Sponsored by Town of Manchester's Downtown Arts and Culture Grant Program and the MCC Foundation.
Location: MCC on Main Dehn Gallery

Stephen Campiglio 860-512-2824

May 19

6:00 pm–8:00 pm

FLIGHT: Opening Reception

FLIGHT is an open-call juried exhibition representing Northeastern Region artists whose work responds to the idea of FLIGHT. The work touches upon flying, fleeing, an extravagant or far-fetched idea or account as in flights of fancy. Cash prizes will be awarded at the reception.The show runs from May 19-August 26, 2017
Location: MCC on Main Dehn Gallery

Jane Rainwater 860-331-7842