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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 8 pm
Thurs: Closed
Fri: 9 am to 5 pm
Sat: 10 am to 2 pm
Sun: Closed
Story Time: 10 am on Fridays
Job Search Service: 1-3 pm on Fridays
Free Tutoring: Tuesdays 4 pm
  Phone 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 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 any additions or corrections. 

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 26 Fox Pointe Horse Show 9 am at Fox Point Farm.  VHSA/BHSA Show Judge: Danielle Russ. 5205 Wildlife Ridge Trail, Quinton, Virginia 23141. E-mail: foxpointefarm@yahoo.com, Barn: 804-932-8710 Cell: 804-263-5191 Driving Directions

July 26 Graffiti Run at Colonial Downs Groups start at 9 am and continue every half hour until 10 am.  Register in advance to save.

July 26 Island Weekend 7 pm to 9 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Enjoy an authentic Luau including a Hawaiian Feast.  Professional Fire Dancers, Hula dancers and more. Adults: $25 (13 and older); Kids: $10 (12 and under)

July 26 StageHands Picnic 4 pm at Quinton Park on Henpeck Rd in Quinton. Sponsored by the New Kent community theater group New Kent StageHands.  Bring a side dish or dessert.  Fried Chick and BBQ will be provided.  For more information or to RSVP call 932-3155. 

July 31 Lawn Care Clinic 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the New Kent Extension Office, beside the 1930 School.  The program is free.  For more information contact Patty Townsend or Mary Mills at 804-966-9645 or email millsm@vt.edu

August 1 Rocket's Stuffed Animal "Camp In" 4 pm at the Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch, 6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155) Ages 3 through 5th Grade. Saturday pick up 10 am to 1 pm. For more information call 966-2480.

August 1, 2 Virginia Stampede Pro Rodeo 7 pm Saturday and 2 pm Sunday at Colonial Downs Bareback bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping, ladies breakaway roping and saddle bronc riding.  The "Stampede Party Zone" on the 4th floor Turf Club and Sky Suites, includes a barbecue dinner and 3 beverage tickets.  Advance tickets are available and can be purchased at Colonial Downs.  For more information call 804-966-7223.

August 2 Raised Bed Gardening 10 am to noon at the New Kent Extension Office, beside the 1930 School.  The program is free.  For more information contact Patty Townsend or Mary Mills at 804-966-9645 or email millsm@vt.edu.

August 2 7th Annual Jenna Bash Festival 11 am to 6 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Free admission with a non-perisable fod o pet item.  Inflatables, Waterslide, Train Ride, Hayride, Live music by Mixed Bag & Tabernacle Crossroads.    

August 4 "Totally Turtles" 10:30 am at the Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch, 6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155) Virginia Living Museum program. For more information call 966-2480. 

August 4-8 Weird Animals Vacation Bible School Summer fun for kids ages 3 through 5th Grade. Sponsored by King of Glory Church.  For more information call 757-784-2170.

August 5 Community National Night Out 6 to 9 pm at Quinton Park on Henpeck Road.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks & Recreation Department, New Kent Sheriff's Office and more.  Bounce House and slide, Games, Ice Cream, and More.  For more information call 804-966-8502 or 757-564-3480.

August 6 Congressman Cantor Constituent Office Hours, 10 to 11 am in the Boardroom of the New Kent County Administration Building.  For more information call 804-747-4073 or see http://cantor.house.gov/

August 10 Southern Gospel Music with Dr. Willis Canada 7 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249)  Part of the Summer of Inspiration Music Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973.

August 10-15 Family Faith, Fellowship Week at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

August 14 Delegate Chris Peace Town Hall Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106, I64 exit 211.  Invited guest: Dave Brat or Brat campaign representative.  Delegate Peace will be sharing an overview of the actions of the 2014 Regular and Special Sessions of the Virginia General Assembly. For more information contact Julie Coggsdale at julie@chrispeace.com or call 804-730-3737. 

August 16 Ice Cream Social 1 to 2 pm at the Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch, 6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155) End of the summer reading praogram. For more information call 966-2480.

August 16 New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast  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.  For more information call Debbie Ivey at 966-5870.

August 17 Gospel Recording Artist Nikki Headley 7 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249)  Nikki was recognized as Entertainer of the Year and 1st Place at the East Coast Music Awards. Part of the Summer of Inspiration Music Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973.

August 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

August 20 New Kent Winery Cooking Class 2 to 5 pm at the Winery.  Chef Tammy Brawley, Chef of Richmond's The Green Kitchen will provide recipes, demonstrations and gourmet food along with wines from New Kent Winery.  Classes are $50 per person. Call 932-8240 to make reservations.

August 23 Virginia Mega Mile Motorcycle Race at Colonial Downs   Gates open 9 am, Timed practice 10:15 to noon. Opening Ceremonies 12:30 pm.  Racing begins at 1 pm.  AMAPRO Flat Dirt Track Racing.  Tickets in advance: $25, Kids 12 and under: $5  American Motorcyclist Association Racing Circuit. For tickets see Colonial Downs or call 804-966-RACE.

August 29-31 Labor Day Weekend Concert at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

August 30 Horse Show at the Murphy Farm, 8400 Airport Rd., Quinton. Horse Show, Prizes and more.

September 1 Labor Day

September 4 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  9 am to 4 pm. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will bring their offices to the parking lot of the historic New Kent Courthouse for all DMV transactions including, Driver's licenses and ID cards, road and knowledge tests, and pictures taken.  Customers can order disabled parking placards or plates, get vehicle titles, license plates and decals.

September 10 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm 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 11 9/11 Ceremonial Wreath Laying   Sponsored by New Kent County Public Safety.  Rain or Shine.

September 12, 13, 14 New Kent County Fair  at Colonial Downs. Booth Rentals, Advertise in the Fair Program: Call Martha Martin at 932-3155.  Exotic Petting Zoo, Mechanical Bull Riding, 5K race & Fun Run, Children's Rides, Historic Exhibits, Parade, Entertainment, Duck Calling Contest, Pony and Camel Rides, Harness Racing and more.  Like New Kent County Fair on Facebook.

September 14 Classics on the Green at New Kent Winery in Talleysville. 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 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

September 17 First Day of Harness Racing at Colonial Downs   Harness Racing is scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 17 through October 26.  Post time is 1 pm.

September 20  Fox Pointe Horse Show 9 am at Fox Point Farm.  VHSA/BHSA Show Judge: Robin Wood. 5205 Wildlife Ridge Trail, Quinton, Virginia 23141. E-mail: foxpointefarm@yahoo.com, Barn: 804-932-8710 Cell: 804-263-5191 Driving Directions

September 21 Bluegrass Faith Festival at Rockahock Campground, on Outpost Road in Lanexa.  Presented by Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.

October 14 Town Meeting with Candidates for 7th District House of Representatives,  6 to 9 pm in the Auditorium at New Kent High School, 7365 Egypt in New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by the Five Lakes Civic Association.  Candidates: David A. Brat, James A. Carr, Jr., and John K. "Jack" Trammell.  Email your questions to nktownhall@outlook.com. Put "question" in the subject line and include your name or initials and your county or city of residence.

September 27, 28 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. 

October 16-18 Family Fall Blue Grass Festival at Rockahock Campground  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com

October 17 Richmond Region Open at the Club at Viniterra 11th Annual Golf Tournament sponsored by the Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau and Visit Richmond 

October 18 Fox Pointe Horse Show 9 am at Fox Point Farm.  VHSA/BHSA Show Judge: Drew Taylor. 5205 Wildlife Ridge Trail, Quinton, Virginia 23141. E-mail: foxpointefarm@yahoo.com, Barn: 804-932-8710 Cell: 804-263-5191 Driving Directions

October 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

October 24 New Kent Chamber Cup at Brickshire Golf Club 9:00 registration, 11:00 SHOTGUN  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  Entry fee includes 18-hole green fee, 18-hole cart fee, proshop prize fund, unlimited range balls, bloody mary, breakfast, lunch, prizes, raffle prizes, hole contests, beverages and more.  For more information see   http://www.brickshiregolfclub.com/newkentchambercup

October 26 Last Day of Harness Racing at Colonial Downs   Harness Racing is scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 17 through October 26.  Post time is 1 pm.

November 1 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon at AMF Hanover Lanes.  All proceeds benefit New Kent County Public School students and staff. Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.   For more information call 966-8526.

November 2 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 4 General Election United States Senate: Ed W. Gillespie; Robert C. Sarvis; Mark A. Warner; House of Representatives, 7th District: David A. Brat; James A. Carr, Jr.; John K. "Jack" Trammell.  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

November 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

December 17 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  9 am to 4 pm. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will bring their offices to the parking lot of the historic New Kent Courthouse for all DMV transactions including, Driver's licenses and ID cards, road and knowledge tests, and pictures taken.  Customers can order disabled parking placards or plates, get vehicle titles, license plates and decals.

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2015

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 5 Easter Sunday

May 25 Memorial Day

June 9 Primary (if held)

June 15 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta On June 15, 1215 at Runnymede, King John acceded to the barons' and bishops' demands to limit his powers.  The Great Charter was sealed (not signed) and distributed throughout England beginning on June 19, 1215.

September 7 Labor Day

September 19 World Road Cycling Championships tentatively scheduled to begin in Richmond

September 26, 27 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. 

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!

2016

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 1 Presidential Primary (if held)

March 13 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.

March 27 Easter Sunday

May 30 Memorial Day

June 14 Primary (if held)

September 5 Labor Day

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. 

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

November 24 Thanksgiving Day

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. 

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

November 23 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

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