VERNON — The Taste of Vernon returns on Monday, April 30, from 6-9 p.m., at Heaven Hill Farm for the third consecutive year. Hosted by the Vernon Chamber of Commerce, this event benefits three local initiatives that impact Vernon and the surrounding areas. No food lover should miss fresh culinary samples from eateries such as ACME, Dairy Swirl, Lamp Post Inn, The George Inn, and Smokey’s Brick Oven Tavern, Drunken Cherry Restaurant, Healthy Thymes Market, Vernon Deli, Cupcake Café, Eddie’s Roadhouse and more. Wine tasting is also available courtesy of Baltic Wines. Back by popular demand, these local eateries will vie for “Best Presentation” & “People’s Choice” Awards as voted on by guests. Two new categories have been added for 2018; Best Entrée and Best Dessert. While foodies enjoy the tasting selections, they can bid on a wide range of Silent Auction items including custom Gift Baskets, Treescape experience, Zip Tours, Great Gorge Golf Foursome, Minerals Spa one year membership, Sussex County Miners Super Pack and so much more. This year’s proceeds support the year-round efforts of the Vernon PAL, the Vernon Woman’s Club and the Vernon Coalition—all 501(c) 3 non-profit organizations that are volunteer driven and community supported. To savor this one-of-a-kind event, purchase tickets on-line at vernonchamber.com. Tickets are available for $45 for one ticket and $80 for 2 tickets, services fees will apply. All guests will receive a goodie bag courtesy of participating eateries and local businesses. Taste of Vernon is grateful for the support of our sponsors, led by Heaven Hill Farm for the third consecutive year and newcomer iHeart Radio, and also including Highlands State Bank, Lakeland Pool & Spas, and the Vernon Copy Center. Other sponsors are Lakeland Bank, Senator Oroho & Assemblyman Wirths, Decker Transportation, Stephanie Scalingo, Pillar Construction, Skyland’s Ice World and Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative. Taste of Vernon is a truly unique event that unites the entire Vernon area community in support of three outstanding charitable efforts and invites all of Sussex County to explore this area’s delicacies.Tickets are available at vernonchamber.com or call 973-764-0764 for more information.