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.
3 (Tue.) – Kids’ Plant Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.
9 (Mon.) – Vernon Volunteers’ Cooperative Tour & Picnic, 10 a.m.
10 (Tue.) – July In The Sky, Annual Fireworks Display in Rockville, 6-11 p.m. Rain date: July 11.
10 or 11 (Tue. or Wed.) – Kids’ Insect Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.
12 (Thu.) – Solarize Vernon free Ice Cream Social and information on installing solar panels, Henry Park Pavilion, 120 South Street, Vernon, 6 p.m. Learn more.
14 (Sat.) – Outdoor Concert in Talcottville by ‘Raging Grace’ and hosted by ‘LifeSong Church. 7 p.m. Free hot dogs and bounce house from 5-7 p.m. Learn more.
17 or 18 (Tue. or Wed.) – Kids’ Nature Photography Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.
21 (Sat.) – Arts Center East’s Gene Pitney show Opening Party. A celebration of his life and music from 7-10 p.m. Learn more.
22 (Sun.) – Strong Family Farm Annual Meeting at 1 p.m. Guest speaker is Jeff Hutton who will be carrying out the grant to create a raised bed area on the farm.
24 or 25 (Tue. or Wed.) – Kids’ Stream Life Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.
29 (Sun.) – Goat Yoga at the Strong Family Farm. Special Yoga class at 11:15 a.m. $30. Learn more.
31 (Tue.) – Kids’ Wildlife Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. Learn more.
1 (Wed.) – Kids’ Wildlife Program, CT DEEP, Belding WMA, Bread & Milk Road, 9 a.m. 135 Bolton Road in Vernon. Call (860) 870-3680 to register. Learn more.
1 (Wed.) – Solarize Vernon’s complimentary lunch at the Vernon Senior Center for those 55+ to learn about the Bright Side of Solar Energy. 11 a.m. Learn more.
7 (Mon.) – National Night Out, 5-8 p.m. in Rockville. The event again be located in the St. Bernard Church parking lot in Downtown Rockville. Rain date August 8. Learn more.
10-12 (Fri.-Sun.) – Tolland County 4-H Fair at TCAC.
8 (Sat.) – Civil War Day Camp at the Strong Family Farm. For children ages 8 to 13. 9:30 to 2:30. $20. Learn more.
10 (Mon.) – Vernon Volunteers’ Cooperative Participants Meeting, 9 a.m.
15 (Sat.) – Vernon Community Day at Route 30 Public Works. VVC will have a tent. 9-12.
23 (Sun.) – Vernon Historical Society Program at 2 p.m. “The Tolland County Children’s Home” presented by Cheryl and Christopher Klemmer who have been researching all the county homes for children in Connecticut.
29 (Sat.) – Talcottville, Talcott Ravine and Vernon Rail Trail history, geology and archeology walk, 1 p.m.
30 (Sun.) – Friends of Valley Falls Annual Meeting and Program, 1 p.m. Program to be announced.
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.
20 (Sat.) – Strong Family Farm Annual Harvest Festival, 10-2. Scarecrow contest, children’s activities.
20 (Sat.) – Vernon Seniorhood Fair, VCMS, 10-2. Products and services for adults and seniors. For info call 860-871-7468, ext 2 or vmtseniorfair@gmailcom.