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.


3 (Thu.) – “Stabbed in the Back: The Life of Civil War Private James Gillispie” at the New England Civil War Museum. 7 p.m. Learn more.

5 (Sat.) – Vernon Conservation Commission’s Vernon Riffle Bioassessment By Volunteers, 9-2. Learn more.

6 (Sun.) – Stickney Hill Preserve Hike in Rockville led by the Manchester Land Conservation Trust, 1 p.m. on Pleasant Street. Learn more.

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

19 (Sat.) – Rockville Public Library’s Walking Tour Of Grove Hill Cemetery led by Vernon Historical Society’s JEAN LUDDY. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

21 (Mon.) – Vernon Garden Club October Program: “Get the Biggest Bang From Your Floral Dollar”, Bob Musca, Broad Brook Gardens. 7-9 p.m.

26 (Sat.) – New England Civil War Museum’s Civil War Candlelight Tour, 7 or 8 p.m. Learn more.


11 (Mon.) – Vernon Volunteers’ Cooperative Participants Meeting, 9 a.m.

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

14-24 (Sat.) – Arts Center East’s Holiday Fair.

30 (Sat.) – Vernon Historical Society’s Holiday Craft Fair.


1 (Sun.) – Vernon Historical Society’s Holiday Craft Fair.

7 (Sat.) – The Vernon Chorale’s Christmas Concert, ‘One Small Step’ celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing and will be held at St. Bernard Church, 7:30 p.m. Learn more.

Making Vernon Special