Vernon Events

This is a listing of upcoming events in the area sponsored by our Vernon Volunteer Organizations as well as other Vernon events of general interest.

Details of many of the events can be found on our Making Vernon Special MeetUp Page. The ‘Learn more’ link will take you to the event listing.


12 (Mon.) – Vernon Volunteers’ Cooperative Participants Meeting, 9 a.m.

19 (Mon.) – Vernon Garden Club November Program: “Create A Holiday Centerpiece” led by VGC members. 7-9 p.m.

24-25 (Sat.-Sun.) – Vernon Historical Society’s Holiday Craft Fair.


1 (Sat.) – Arctic Splash Fundraiser at Valley Falls. 1 p.m. Learn more.

7 (Fri.) – Vernon Winterfest. 5:45 p.m. Learn more.

8 (Sat.) – The Vernon Chorale’s Christmas Concert, ‘Peace & Love’ will be held at St. Bernard Church, 7:30 p.m.

16 (Sun.) – Stickney Hill Preserve Hike in Rockville led by the Manchester Land Conservation Trust, 12 noon on Pleasant Street.



8 (Fri.) – “Tribes” is the first play of the year by the Dionysus Theater Company at Arts Center East beginning on this date and continuing over the next weeks. Details to follow.


3 (Sun.) – Vernon Historical Society Program with a musical history band at 2 p.m. Details to follow.

18 (Mon.) – Vernon Garden Club March Program: “Cruising Down the River,” a visual trip down the Tankerhoosen. Presenter JON ROE. 7-9 p.m.


6 (Sat.) – The Vernon Chorale’s, ‘Dueling Composers’ will be held at St. Bernard Church, 7:30 p.m.

6-7 (Sat.-Sun.) – Greater Vernon Holistic Healthfest.

14 (Sun.) – Strong Farm 5k Chicken Run, 7:30 a.m. – More than a road race this is the first outdoor family event of the season. Events for kids and adults. Learn more.

27 (Sat.) – Civil War Day Camp at the Strong Family Farm. For children ages 8 to 13. 9:30 to 2:30. $20.


1 (Sat.) – The Vernon Chorale’s, ‘A Choral Tapestry’ will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 7:30 p.m.

Making Vernon Special