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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 

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 25-31 Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Tax Holiday During this seven-day period, purchases of items designated by the Department of Taxation as hurricane preparedness equipment are exempt from the Virginia sales tax.

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 2 Flashback Friday 6 pm (Tentative Date.  Location to be announced)  Men's alumni basketball tournament with alumni from the 1980's and 1990's.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Fair Association and New Kent Parks & Rec.  Contact 966-8502 for more information.

June 6 Run with the Robinsons 5K 8 am at the Brickshire playground and pavilion.  Proceeds benefit the family of a man with melanoma,  For more information call Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080.  

June 9 Republican Primary CANCELLED Only one candidate qualified for the primary ballot in any office, therefore no primary will be held.

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 12 New Kent High School Graduation  7 pm at the Seigel Center in Richmond.  Invitation needed.

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.

June 28 Taking Root Farm Tour 1 to 5 pm.  Featuring Lightning Ridge Farm and Couch's Berry Farm.  Self Driving tour of local farms in the New Kent area. Sponsored by the New Kent Extension Service.  For more information see New Kent Extension Service or call 804-966-9645.

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-perishable food or pet item.   Inflatable's, Waterslide, Train Ride, Hayride, Live music by Mixed Bag & Tabernacle Crossroads.

August 4 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at Quinton Community Park on Henpeck Road.  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 7-9 Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing; Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products; Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment
For details, visit the following websites:
School Supplies and Clothing Sales Tax Holiday;
Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products Sales Tax Holiday;
Hurricane Preparedness Equipment Sales Tax Holiday

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   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.

August 22 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.  For more information call Debbie Ivey at 966-5870.

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 5 Fun Horse Show at Murphy Farm, 8400 Airport Rd. in Quinton.

September 7 Labor Day

September 8 First Day of School 
Drive Safely
 

September 9 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

November 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 "Les Misérables" featuring American students from New Kent High School and New Kent Middle School and British students from Astor College and Duke of York Royal Military School in Kent, 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.  Performances at 7 pm each day plus a 1 pm matinee on November 1.  Nov 1, 2, 3 performances will be British and American Casts. November 5, 6, 7 will be an all New Kent Cast. 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 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 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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