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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 

September 21 Bluegrass Faith Festival 10 am to 4 pm at Rockahock Campground, on Outpost Road in Lanexa.  Free admission. Food venders.  silent auction. Sponsored by Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.

September 21 Ostrich & Camel Races at Colonial Downs   Gates open at 12:30 pm.  Racing starts at 1 pm.  For more information call 804-966-7223 or see Colonial Downs.   Harness Racing is scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 17 through October 26. 

September 26 Sarah's Memorial Golf Tournament at the Club at Viniterra  1 pm shotgun start.  Registration starts at 11:30 am.  Entry fee:  $400 per team of four which includes green fees, cart, goody bag, box lunch and BBQ dinner.  For more information contact Patrick Evelyn at 512-8150 or email pevelyn@verizon.net.  

September 26 Heritage Public Library  at Saudé Creek Vineyards,  6 to 9 pm at the winery, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.   Sponsored by Friends of the Heritage Public Library.  Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and are available at the New Kent and Charles City branches of Heritage Public Library.  Included are two glasses of wine, light refreshments and live entertainment.  Proceeds benefit the Library.  For more information call 966-2480.

September 26 Buffet Night at Saudé Creek Vineyards 6 to 9 pm at the vineyard at 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Live Music featuring Sandbar.  Food available from The Oaks Restaurant. Admission is Free.  For more information fall 804-966-5896 or see  Saudé Creek Vineyards.

September 27 Cat-Tastic Yard Sale 8 am to noon at EVB on Rt. 249 (New Kent Hwy) in Quinton. Sponsored by the New Kent Humane Society.  All donations will help spay/neuter cats in New Kent County.  To donate items or for more information email thenry@newkenthumane.org

September 27 Learn CPR 8 am to 4 pm at the Quinton Community Center Sponsored by New Kent Fire-Rescue.   For more information contact bcjenkins@newkent-va.us or see www.nkfr.net.

September 27 Fall Festival 11 am to 10 pm at Ed Allen's Campground on Rockahock Road in Lanexa.  Live Music, food, vendors, kid's activities.  All you can eat oysters from 6 to 10 pm. Profits to benefit the family of George Allen.  Presale tickets: Adults: $15, Children: $8.  For more information call 804-966-2582 or see www.edallens.com.

September 27 Annual Fireman's Stampede 3 to 8 pm at W. O. Grubbs Farm on Cosby Mill Road in Quinton.  Steak, potato and all the fixings plus beverages.  Serving from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.  Sponsored by the Quinton Volunteer Fire & EMS Auxiliary, Company 2. For more information or tickets call 932-8307 Tickets also available at Quinton Hardware, Ricks Local Deli and EVB Bank.   

 September 27 End of Summer Party 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Live Music featuring ST Lite.  Food by The Scottish Pig.  Free Admission.   For more information fall 804-966-5896 or see  Saudé Creek Vineyards.

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.

September 28 Shore To Shore LaSertoma Open House 2 to 4 pm at the Four Seasons Community Center, at the Four Seasons Development on Rt. 106 just north of the Interstate 64 211 Interchange.  LaSertoma is an international service organization that co-sponsors the New Kent Christmas Mother, and helps local families, provides scholarships, and works with the Children's Hospital at VCU.    For more information contact Dorothy Whitehurst at 310-5859 or Stacy Simmons at 347-6641.

October 4 Paint Night Fundraiser for Jacob Vick Scholarship Fund 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy in Quinton.  For more information contact Susan Vick at rsvick@cox.net

October 10 "Fore" the Children Golf Tournament at Brookwoods Golf Club.  Sponsored by the New Kent Junior Woman's Club to benefit youth programs in New Kent County.  For information on Hole, Lunch or Beverage Sponsorships contact Donna Gammon at 804-338-6030 or email ddgammon@cox.net

October 10 New Kent v Smithfield - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

October 10-13 Sales Tax Holiday on Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products. Applies to products costing $2500 or less.  For more information see Tax Holiday Website

October 11 St. Peter's Oyster Roast Serving 4-6 pm at 11805 Whitehouse Rd on the Pamunkey River. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church. Tickets: Adults: $35; Children ages 6-12: $10.  For more information call 932-4846 or see St. Peter's Oyster Roast

October 11, 12  History Lands at Cumberland Plantation  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society. The event will be held on the grounds of Cumberland Plantation, and include exhibits of the period, a military encampment, ships, 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 contact Martha at museum@newkenthistoricalsoc.com.

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.

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

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 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.

October 18 New Kent Senior Idol 3 pm at George Watkins Elementary School, 6501 New Kent Hwy, Quinton VA, 23141.  For ages 60 and up.  Sponsored by the George W. Watkins Alumni Association.  Admission $10. Children 12 and under free. For more information call 932-4346. 

October 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours 6:30 PM at the EVB Quinton Office hosted by EVB Bank in Quinton.
Food and drink will be served beginning at 6:30. Both members and non-members are invited to attend.

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 25 Community Fall Festival 8 am to 4 pm at Providence Forge Hardware, 9321 Pocahontas Trail.  Raffles, bounce house, store specials, entertainment by DJ Billy Hale.  Chili Cook-Off.  Vendors, Crafters and Hobbyists needed.  For more information call 966-9076.

October 25 Color Course First Wave at 9 am at Colonial Downs  Sponsored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Virginia.  The course includes more than 15 obstacles and thousands of pounds of bright colored powder. For more information see Color Course/Richmond

October 25, 26 Greater Lanexa Studio Tour A self-drive tour of studios featuring local artists and craftsmen. 
Follow the GLST signs from Rt 60 and Rt 627 in Eastern New Kent County. For more information see the website. 

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.  For more information call 804-966-7223 or see Colonial Downs.

October 31 New Kent v Bruton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

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

November 8 New Kent Roll of Honor 10 am to 5 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Hwy 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 14, 15, 21, 22 Christmas Presence - New Kent StageHands 7:30 pm each day and a Saturday Matinee on Nov 16 at 3 pm.  at New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Kick off the Holiday Season with New Kent StageHands.  For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155.

November 15 Holiday Bazaar at New Kent High School.  Craftsmen, dealers, organizations are invited to participate.  For more information contact Kris Stewart at 356-3096 or email kstewart@nkcps.k12.va.us.

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.

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
November 28 - Until the Trees Sell Out
 
Thursday and Friday: 3 to 7 pm.  Saturdays: 10 am to 7 pm, and Sundays: noon to 6 pm.  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.  For more information or to reserve a tree call 804-966-2011 or email jackie@newkentcoatings.com

November 30 Tree Lighting 4 to 7:00 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Sponsored by the New Kent Parks and Recreation Department.

December 7 Providence Forge Christmas Parade Parade will honor veterans.  Entry forms available at Providence Forge Hardware.  For more information call 966-9076

 December 11 Santa's Calling  5:30 to 8:30 pm  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8537 or email ssbordner@co.newkent.state.va.us.

December 13 Learn CPR 8 am to 4 pm at the Quinton Community Center Sponsored by New Kent Fire-Rescue.   For more information contact bcjenkins@newkent-va.us or see www.nkfr.net.

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 19 Holiday "Tacky Lights" Tour Leaves from Quinton Park a 5 pm. Sponsored by the New Kent Parks and Recreation Department.  For more information call 966-8502.

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2015

January 1 Happy New Year!

January 9 Winter Senior Adult Social 11:30 to 2 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

January 24 Youth Sports Expo 10 am to 2 pm at the historic New Kent School Gym Lobby and Parks and Recreation office.  Learn about and sign up for New Kent Sports. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

February 13 Daddy-Daughter Dance for daughters ages 4-11

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

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

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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