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Heritage Public Library
6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155)
Mon: 10 am to 8 pm
Tues: 10 am to 8 pm
Wed: 10 am to 6 pm
Thurs: Closed
Fri: 9 am to 5 pm
Sat: 10 am to 2 pm
Sun: Closed
Phone: 804 966-2480
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New Kent Parks & Recreation Department 
Business Hours: Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm.
Office: 804-966-8502 or
757-564-3480
Fax: 804-966-8562 
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NK Voter Registration
Social Services Building
Monday - Friday
8 am to 4:30 pm
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New Kent Historical Society
open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse.
Contact LaVonne, "The Jailor", at lavonne@newkenthistoricalsoc.com to arrange a visit at other times.

 

 

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Past Calendar Events 2016
Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events 2012
Past Calendar Events 2011

Community Organizations
New Kent Churches
How to Publicize Your Event

School Calendar

New Kent Government Calendar

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net  

NK Girls Softball League plays at Hawkins Field in Woodhaven Shores. Map

Chickahominy Lake Bass Tournaments at Eagle's Landing and Ed Allen's Boats and Bait 

July 24 Taking Root Farm Tour 1 to 5 pm.  Featuring Poplar Springs Farm, 5810 Emmaus Church Rd.; and the Hockaday Sheep Farm, 10910 Carriage Rd.  This is a self-driving tour of local farms in New Kent County. Sponsored by the New Kent Extension Service.  For more information see New Kent Extension Service or call 804-966-9645.

July 25 Our Animal Neighbors 10:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Presented by Virginia Living Museum. For more information call the library at 966-2480.

July 28 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

August 1-5 Vacation Bible School 9 to 11 am at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

August 2 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at the Parks & Recreation Fields & Gym at New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks & Recreation Department, New Kent Sheriff's Office, and New Kent Fire & Rescue.  Cool Treats, Car Seat Checks, Bounce House, Child ID, Backyard Games, Demos, Fellowship. For more information call 804-966-8502 or kcturner@newkent-va.us.

August 4 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

August 5-7 Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing; Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products; Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment 

August 6 Back to School Bash 8 to 11 am at Corinth Baptist Church,  11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124  For more information call 804-966-5635.

August 6 Jenna Bash Festival
 11 am to 6:30 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Free admission with a non-perishable food or pet item.   Inflatable's, Waterslide, Train Ride, Hayride, Live music. For more information call Melanie at 757-810-4337.

August 11 New Kent Relay for Life Organizational Meeting 6:30 pm at the NK Parks & Recreation office at the Historic 1930 New Kent School.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Relay for Life in 2017.  For more information email Patricia Paige or call her at 837-3117.   

August 12 Shushy Library 2 to 4 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  A Teen Advisory Board sponsored event.  Teens.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

August 12, 13, 14 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent High School Friday, Aug 12: 5 - 9pm; Saturday, Aug 13: 9am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 14: noon - 6pm.

August 13 Free Paper Shredding and Electronics Recycling 11 am to 3 pm at New Kent Elementary School, 11705 New Kent Hwy at New Kent Courthouse.  Flat screen TVs (no CRTS), computers, monitors, laptops, cell phones, keyboards, CDs/DVDs.  Secure shredding of personal documents.  Sponsored by the New Kent Clean County Committee and the New Kent County Fair   For more information call 966-2237.

August 13 Trojan Classic Golf Tournament 8:30 shotgun start at Royal New Kent Golf Club.  $85 per player, $340 per team.  To support New Kent County Football and the New Kent High School Weight Room.  For more information contact Kevin McIntire at kmcintere@traditionalclubs.com or the Royal New Kent Pro Shop at 804-966-7023.

August 14 Nikki Headley - Live Concert 7 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973. 

August 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 - 8 pm at the C&F Bank , 2580 New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249) in Quinton.  Speaker: VCU Staff. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

August 18 LaSertoma Charity Golf Tournament  9 am at the Brickshire Golf Course.  Sponsored by Shore to Shore LaSertoma.  Proceeds to benefit the New Kent Christmas Mother, scholarships, elderly programs, and local volunteer fire and rescue.   Hole Sponsors, Corporate Sponsors, and Beverage Cart Sponsors needed.  Contact LaSertoma at 804-966-9209 or email jil.cruz@cruzinc,us.  

August 19 Virginia Public Safety Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament 11:00 am at the The Club at Viniterra at The New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Proceeds help support the families of fallen officers killed in the line of duty in Virginia.  Sponsored by the Virginia Public Safety Foundation Hole sponsors, corporate sponsors, and beverage cart sponsors are needed. For more information or to register contact Officer Art Clarke at 804-840-3438 or email  clarkeuva@yahoo.com

August 19 New Kent v Charles City - Varsity Football Scrimmage 6:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

August 20 New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast  4 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road just East of Providence Forge.  All You Can Eat Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans and beverages.  $30 admission - Advance Ticket Sales Only.  Tickets are available at C&F bank in Providence Forge and at BB&T in Charles City.  For more information call Debbie Ivey at 966-2264.

September 2-5 Labor Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com

September 5 Labor Day

September 5 Labor Day Picnic and Water Fun 11 am at at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

September 6 First Day of School - Drive Safely

September 7 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm shotgun start. Golf, Steak Dinner, Prizes  $70 per person/ $280 per team.   Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-400-8148 or email alanfiles@gmail.com

September 10 Elbe Musikanten - Live Concert 6:30 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973. 

September 18 Classics on the Green at New Kent Winery in Talleysville, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  Sponsored by Classic Automotive Events of Virginia, Inc., in conjunction with the Central Virginia British Car Club.  Tickets available at New Kent Winery or www.classicsonthegreen.com 

September 18 Bluegrass Faith Festival at Rockahock Campground, on Outpost Road in Lanexa.  Free admission. Food venders.  silent auction. Sponsored by Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.

September 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 - 8 pm at Rappahonnock Community College, 11825 New Kent Hwy, at New Kent Courthouse.  Speaker New Kent School Superintendent Dr. David Myers.  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

September 21 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and Virginia Blood Services.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information or to make a reservation see www.vadonor.org and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

September 23 Apple Festival  Noon at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

September 23 New Kent v Bruton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

September 24, 25 Chickahominy Indian Tribe Fall Festival & Pow-Wow  At the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds, 8200 Lott Cary Road in Charles City County. Indian Dancers, Arts and Crafts, Indian Fry Bread, and more.

September 30 New Kent v Grafton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

October Craft Fair 8 am to 3 pm at  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church on Rt. 60 in Quinton. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 14034.  Spaces are available.  For more information call GK Kevin Almeida at 804-367-4681.

October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  A Unique Truth-based haunt that will scare you mind, body, and soul. Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Every Friday and Saturday in October.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church.For more information call 840-7937.

October 7 New Kent v Jamestown - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

October 8 Second Liberty Baptist Church 150th Anniversary Banquet  The church was founded in 1866.

October 13-15 Fall Bluegrass Festival at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Hosted by Sweet Brenda and Him.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

October 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at EVB Bank on New Kent Highway (Rt. 249) in Quinton (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

October 28 New Kent v Poquoson - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

November 4 New Kent v Lafayette - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

 November 5 New Kent Roll of Honor 10 am to 5 pm at the Gym of the historic 1930 New Kent High School at New Kent Courthouse.  In recognition of Veteran's Day, names, picture, uniforms and more will be on display from all American conflicts from Bacon's Rebellion to Afghanistan and Iraq.  If you have pictures or uniforms to display contact info@newkenthistoricalsoc.com or call 804-966-8587.  Items used in the display will be returned to the owner after Nov. 8.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society

November 6 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 6 New Kent Historical Society Meeting 2:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent.

November 6 Providence Got Talent 7 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973. 

November 8 General Election - President, Vice-President, US Senate, US House of Representatives All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

November 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Cedar Cottege (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Election of Officers.

 

 

November 24 Thanksgiving Day

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
Starting November 25, 2016
Providence Forge:
Francisco Robinson Real Estate Offices
, 9411 Pocahontas Trail
Quinton: Source Hardware on Rt. 249
East of the stoplight on Rt. 60 in Providence Forge Next to Francisco Robinson Real Estate Offices, 9411 Pocahontas Trail, and Source Hardware on Rt. 249 in Quinton.  Beautiful Freshly Cut Fraser Fir Trees.  Starting at $35.  Pick the right tree for your home.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.  Thursdays and Fridays: 3 to 5 pm,  Saturdays: 10 am to 5 pm, and Sundays: noon to 5 pm. 
Don't wait - Trees sold out early in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

November 27 New Kent Community Grand Illumination 3 to 6:00 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Jingle Bell Jog & Walk, Caroling, Kids Activities, Entertainment, Vendors, and a Visit from Santa.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

November 27 New Kent Historical Society Open House at the Old Jail at New Kent Courthouse.

December 8 "Dawn of Infamy: America Goes to War"  9 am to noon at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Local commemoration and remote broadcast of the opening program of the Virginia World War II Commemoration Commission.

December 11 Donut Sale and Christmas Parade 8 am at Cornerstone Thrift Store in Providence Forge. Sponsored by New Hope Church.   For more information call 840-7937.

December 11 Providence Forage Christmas Parade

December 12 Last Day of the New Kent Historical Society History Center Until Spring  The New Kent History Center at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse is open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm for research.  It will be closed for the Winter months and will open again in the Spring of 2017. 

December 14 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and Virginia Blood Services.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information or to make a reservation see www.vadonor.org and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

December 23 Christmas Service and Party 7 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2017

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 12 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.   At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 16 Easter Sunday

May 29 Memorial Day

June 13 Primary (if held)

September 4 Labor Day

November 5 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

June 16 Last Day of School

November 7 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

 

November 23 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2018

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 11 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 1 Easter Sunday

May 27 Memorial Day

September 3 Labor Day

November 4 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 6 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

 

November 22 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2019

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 10 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 21 Easter Sunday

May 28 Memorial Day

September 2 Labor Day

November 3 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 5 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

 

November 28 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2020

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 8 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 12 Easter Sunday

May 25 Memorial Day

September 7 Labor Day

November 1 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 3 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

 

November 26 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

 

 

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