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.


14 (Sun.) – Northern CT Land Trust fall foliage hike at Valley Falls Park and along Railroad Brook gorge on the Trusts’ Andrew Webster Knapp property, 9 a.m. Learn more.

15 (Mon.) – Vernon Garden Club October Program: “Ticks: It’s More than Just Lyme Disease” presented by Fr. Kirby Stafford. 7-9 p.m. Learn more.

20 (Sat.) – Strong Family Farm Annual Harvest Festival, 10-2. Scarecrow contest, children’s activities. Learn more.

20 (Sat.) – Vernon Seniorhood Fair, VCMS, 9:30-2. Products and services for adults and seniors. For info call 860-871-7468, ext 2 or vmtseniorfair@gmailcom. Learn more.

30 (Tue.) – Rockville Business Expo at the New England Motorcycle Museum hosted by the Rockville Downtown Association. 4-7 p.m. Learn more.


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.


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



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.


7-8 (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.

Making Vernon Special