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.

June

3 (Sat.) – The Vernon Chorale’s June Concert at the Talcottville Congregational Church, 7:30 p.m. Learn more.

4 (Sun.) – As part of CT Trails Day Weekend the Vernon Park & Rec Department will open its new Reading Trail at the Church Street trail head. Every 3 weeks during the summer a new book will be spaced out along the trail. 1-2 p.m. Learn more.

10 (Sat.) – CT Open House Day In Vernon. Open House and special events at Strong Family Farm, Valley Falls Farm, Vernon Historical Society, Valley Falls Park and New England Civil War Museum. This is your chance to visit the places you’ve always meant to visit. For the whole family. Learn more.

13 or 14 (Tue. or Wed.) – Kids’ Bird Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.

14 (Wed.) – Strong Family Farm’s Farm Stand Opening, 1-6 p.m. Free ice cream while it lasts. Learn more.

15 (Thu.) – “Water Powered Mill Sites in Vernon & Rockville” with author Richard Symonds, Jr. at the Rockville Public Library, 6 p.m. Learn more.

19 (Mon.) – Vernon Garden Club June Program, “Annual Club Picnic.” 6 p.m.

20 or 21 (Tue. or Wed.) – Kids’ Wildlife Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.

27 or 28 (Tue. or Wed.) – Kids’ Insect Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.

July

5 (Wed.) – Kids’ Plant Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.

5 (Wed.) – July In The Sky, Annual Fireworks Display in Rockville, 6-11 p.m. Rain date: July 6.

11 or 12 (Tue. or Wed.) – Kids’ Nature Photography Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.

18 or 19 (Tue. or Wed.) – Kids’ Stream Life Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.

21 (Fri.) – New England Civil War Museum Program, “Unconditional Surrender”, Ed Bearss, 7-9 p.m.

August

12 & 13 (Sat. & Sun.) – Tolland County 4-H Fair at TCAC.

20 (Sun.) – Friends of Valley Falls Artists Day At The Farm, 1 p.m. (Tentative date)

September

17 (Sun.) – Vernon Historical Society Program “Meetinghouse Hill” with Jon Roe, 2 p.m.

24 (Sun.) – Vernon Historical Society Hike “Early Vernon Center: First Congregational Church, Elm Hill Cemetery & Meetinghouse Hill.” Rain date Sunday, Oct. 8.

October

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

15 (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.

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

Making Vernon Special

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