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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. (Closed for the winter)

 

 

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA

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 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 

April 1 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.

April 4 Easter Egg Hunt 1 pm at Quinton Park on Henpeck Rd. in Quinton.  For more information contact mynccclive@gmail,com.

April 4 Easter Egg Hunt 2 pm at St. Peter's Parish Church, 8400 St. Peters Lane, Quinton, VA 23141.  For more information call 804-932-4846.

April 5 Easter Sunday

April 5 Easter Sunrise Service 7 am at Marengo Plantation on Old Church Road.  8 am breakfast at Hopewell Baptist Church, 5061 Hopewell Road, followed by Easter Egg hunt.  For more information call 804 932-4906.

April 11 Yard Sale 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at LaFon's Beauty Salon on New Kent Hwy in Quinton.  Sponsored by the Women in Christ of Second Liberty Baptist Church.  Space Rental: $10.

April 11 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 9:30 am to 1 pm  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $8 per Quart.

April 11 Blood Drive and Yard Sale at Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad 10 am to 3 pm on Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Trail) just east of Providence Forge. No appointment necessary. For more information call 804-966-2801.

April 11 All American Muscle Car Celebration 11 am to 4 pm at New Kent Vineyards, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106. 200+ Classic & Contemporary Muscle Cars & Trucks - Sports Cars - Customs - Street Rods.  Plus Car Corral (Vehicles for Sale), Wine, Food, Parts Vendors, Rock N' Roll, Silent Auction.  Proceeds benefit the Families of the Wounded Fund.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.

April 11Color Vibe 5K at Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, off of Rt. 155.  See Color Vibe 5K for more information.

April 15 Providence Forge Ruritan Fish Fry CANCELLED

April 16 New Kent Kindergarten Registration 9:30 to 11 am  For more information see www.newkentschools.org or call 804-966-9670

April 16 New Kent Winery Cooking Class 6 to 8 pm at the Winery.  Richmond's A Sharper Palate will provide recipes, demonstrations and gourmet food along with wines from New Kent Winery.  Call 932-8240 to make reservations.

April 17 New Kent Blast Golf Tournament 1 pm at Brookwood Golf Course (in the Five Lakes Subdivision) $300 per team, or $75 single.  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Awards.  Registration deadline is April 10.  For more information or to register call 240-4825 or email nkblastgolf@gmail.com

April 17, 18 Pickin' N' Pullin' at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  BBQ competition.

April 18 New Kent Community HELP Day 9 am to noon at the Cafeteria of the G. W. Watkins Elementary School, 6501 New Kent Highway, Quinton VA 23141.  Information and presentations on health, education, learning, personal finance and more.  County agencies and businesses will have representatives on site to discuss issues and answer questions.  Sponsored by the New Kent Community Development Corporation.  For more information contact Eugene Williams at 804-929-3420.

April 18 New Kent Envirothon - Earth Day 9 am to 2 pm at the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, beside the 1930 School. A day of Earth friendly activities for all ages.  For more information contact Patty Townsend at patric4@vt.edu or call 804-966-9645.

April 18 Swing for the Arts 8 am at Royal New Kent Golf Club, 10100 Kentland Road  Sponsored by New Kent High School to support Visual and  Performing Arts programs and to provide scholarships.  Captain's Choice, Shotgun Start  Hole Sponsorships available.  Contact Susan Musselman for more information.

April 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. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

April 23 Delegate Chris Peace Town Hall 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitor, 7324 Vineyards Parkway. (Rt. 106) All are welcome to attend.

April 25 Remembering Patrick Henry's March 10 am to 4 pm at New Kent Courthouse. Revolutionary War reenactors will camp at the Courthouse and provide military and camp life demonstrations. The event commemorates the 240th anniversary of the march in the spring of 1775, when local militia from Hanover and New Kent marched to Williamsburg after Colonial Governor Dunmore seized the gunpowder supply.  The New Kent Historical Society research center at the old jail will also be open from 10 am to 4 pm.  The event is free and open to the puiblic.

April 25 Quilt Show at the Quinton Community Center.  Sponsored by the New Kent Quilters and New Kent Parks and Recreation1

April 25, 26 The Calico Tiger - New Kent StageHands April 25: 3 pm and 7:30 pm; April 26: 3 pm at New Kent Middle School Auditorium.   For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155.

May 8 Farm Bureau Member Appreciation Day 11 am to 2 pm at the Providence Forge Office, just east of Providence Forge beside the Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad. Sponsored by the Charles City-James City-New Kent-York County Farm Bureau.  BBQ, Hot Dogs and more.

May 8 St. Peter's Golf Tournament  1 pm shotgun start at Brickshire Golf Club. Captain's Choice. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church.  See St. Peter's Golf Tournament for more information.

May 9 New Kent Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at New Kent Vineyards, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  12 Wineries, food, and entertainment.  Music by "Kings of Swing".  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For tickets see www.atasteofnewkent.com.

May 9-10 USHJA TCP and Riding Clinic at Fox Point Farm Learn from the Nation's leading judges, clinicians and trainers: Julie Winkel and Geoff Teall.  For more information contact /colleen Seely at 804-932-8710 or email: foxpointefarm@yahoo.com Driving Directions

May 9-11 Mother's Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 16 Motorcycle Racing 1 to 8 pm at Colonial Downs [Tentative Date]

May 17, 18 Battle of Fort Pocahontas Reenactment - Wilson's Wharf Sturgeon Point Road off of Rt. 5 in Eastern Charles City County.  Fort open 10 am to 4 pm each day.  Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students.  Proceeds support the preservation of the fort. For more information call 829-9722 or visit www.fortpocahontas.org.

May 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. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

May 22-25 Memorial Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Featuring the Fun Zone.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 25 Memorial Day

May 30 Relay for Life 6 pm at New Kent High School Football Field

May 30 - Aug 29 The Rockahock Open at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Semi-Pro Bass Fishing Tournament.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

June 9 Republican Primary
for 97th District House of Delegates, 3rd District Virginia Senate, and  New Kent Commissioner of Revenue. (Should only one candidate qualify for the primary ballot in any office, then no primary for that office will be held)

June 10 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.

June 13 Pamunkey River Wine Festival at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  11 am to 6 pm   10 Virginia wineries, Arts & Crafts, Live Music, and food.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see  Pamunkey River Wine Festival  

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.

June 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. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

June 18-20 Spring Bluegrass Festival at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Hosted by Sweet Brenda and Him.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

July 3-5 4th of July Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Pancake Breakfast, Fun Zone, golf cart parades, fireworks, and more.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

, July 13-17 Junior 4-H Camp at the Jamestown 4-H Educational Center. For any boy or girl between the ages of 9 to 13.  Sponsored by the New Kent Extension Service

July 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. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

August 1 8th Annual Jenna Bash Festival 11 am to 6:30 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 10-14 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, 15, 16 New Kent County Fair   at Colonial Downs Race Track.  More information to come.

August 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. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

September 4-6 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 7 Labor Day

September 9 TENTATIVE 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 11 9/11 Ceremonial Wreath Laying  10 am at the New Kent County Courthouse. Sponsored by New Kent County Public Safety.  Rain or Shine.

September 15 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. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

September 16 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 19-27 World Road Cycling Championships in Richmond

September 20 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 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 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. 

October 15-17 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 17, 18  History Lands at Cumberland Plantation  10 am to 5 pm each day.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society. The event will be held on the grounds of Cumberland Plantation, and include exhibits of the Civil War period, food and entertainment. Costumed interpreters will be on site to help visitors understand the role of all who lived in eastern Virginia at the time.  The event will also include tours of the Cumberland mansion, crafts, music, and Civil War Re-enactors.   For more information contact Martha at museum@newkenthistoricalsoc.com.

October 20 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. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

October 30-31 Halloween Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com

October "Les Misérables" (Schedule to be determined) featuring students from New Kent High School and the Astor School in Dover, England.  The musical based on the early 19th century novel Les Misérables by French poet and novelist Victor Hugo, has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, original French lyrics by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, with an English-language libretto by Herbert Kretzmer.  For more information call NKHS at 804-966-9671.

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 for Virginia Senate, Virginia House of Delegates, NK Board of Supervisors, NK School Board, NK Commonwealth's Attorney, NK Sheriff, NK Commissioner of Revenue, NK Treasurer, and NK Soil and Water Directors. All polls are open from 6 am to 7 pm. Check New Kent Voting Districts. For more information contact the New Kent Registrar's Office, Phone (804) 966-9699.

November 5, 6,7 Civil War 150 History Mobile in New Kent County sponsored by the New Kent Historical Commission.

November 7 New Kent Salute to the Military sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society  More information to come.

November 17 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. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

 

November 26 Thanksgiving Day

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
After Thanksgiving - Until the Trees Sell Out
Providence Forge and Quinton

November 29 New Kent Community Tree Lighting 3 to 6:00 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

December 2 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 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!

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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