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.


1 (Sun.) – New England Civil War Museum Program, “The Ninth Corp at Antietam”, John D. Hoptak, 3 p.m. Learn more.

14 (Sat.) – Vernon Conservation Commission’s Vernon Riffle Bioassessment By Volunteers, 9-2. Rain date Sun. Oct. 15.

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

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. Learn more.

16 (Mon.) – Vernon Garden Club October Program: “Black Bears In Connecticut” presented by Paul Colburn. 7-9 p.m. Learn more.

19 (Thu.) – Hartford Courant columnist Dr. Robert Thornson on ‘Bolton Lakes in Context’ discussing the lakes origins, issues and resources. Sponsored by Friends of Bolton Lakes, 6:30 p.m. Learn more.

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


13 (Mon.) – Vernon Volunteers’ Cooperative Participants Meeting (9-10 a.m.) & Student Community Service Fair (10:30-12:30) at Rockville High School.

20 (Mon.) – Vernon Garden Club November Program: “Create A Holiday Centerpiece” led by VGC members. 7-9 p.m.


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

9 (Sat.) – The Vernon Chorale holds its Winter Concert at St. Bernard Church, 7:30 p.m.

Making Vernon Special