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.

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.

15 (Sat.) – Stickney Hill Preserve Hike in Rockville led by the Manchester Land Conservation Trust, 1 noon on Pleasant Street. 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. Learn more.

26-29 (Wed.-Sat.) – Vernon Summer Days Carnival at Connecticut Golf Land. Learn more.

August

1 (Tue.) – National Night Out, St. Bernard Church Parking Lot, Rockville 5-8 p.m. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

September

11 (Mon.) – Vernon Volunteers’ Cooperative Participants Meeting, 9 a.m. at Mitchell’s Restaurant, 9-11 a.m.

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.

24 (Sun.) – Friends of Valley Falls Annual Meeting and Program, 1 p.m. Speaker to be announced.

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.

November

13 (Mon.) – Vernon Volunteers’ Cooperative Participants Meeting, 9 a.m. at Mitchell’s Restaurant, 9-11 a.m.

December

2 (Sun.) – Arctic Splash at Valley Falls.

Making Vernon Special

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