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.


2 (Tue.) – July In The Sky, Annual Fireworks Display in Rockville, 6-11 p.m. Rain date: July 9. Learn more.

8 (Mon.) – Vernon Volunteers’ Cooperative Tour & Picnic, 10 a.m.

24-27 (Wed.-Sat.) – Vernon Summer Days Carnival at the former Connecticut Golf Land.


6 (Tue.) – National Night Out, 5-8 p.m. in Rockville. St. Bernard Church parking lot in Downtown Rockville. Rain date August 7.

9-11 (Fri.-Sun.) – Tolland County 4-H Fair at TCAC. Learn more.

18 (Sun.) – Friends of Valley Falls ‘Artists Day At The Farm,’ 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. featuring art, music and history.


13 (Fri.) – ‘The Making of the Movie Gettysburg’ with PATRICK FALCI at the New England Civil War Museum. 7 p.m.

28 (Sat.) – Vernon Community Day at Route 30 Public Works. Details to follow.

28 (Sat.) – Talcottville, Talcott Ravine and Vernon Rail Trail history, geology and archeology walk, 1 p.m.

29 (Sun.) – Friends of Valley Falls Annual Meeting and Program, 1 p.m. Details to follow.

29 (Sun.) – Arts Center East presents ‘Poetry Rocks! featuring Jim Finnegan and others. 3 p.m.


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

20 (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.

Making Vernon Special