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Heritage Public Library
7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse

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
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EW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA

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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 

2022

February 1-28 Black History Month Exhibit 9 am to 3 pm weekdays at the New Kent Visitors Center,7324 Vineyards Pkwy, New Kent County, Virginia 23124, hosted by the African American Heritage Society of New Kent County Virginia.

February 23 Blood Drive 2 to 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

February 25 Norma Sughey as Selena 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Free Show!

February 26 African American Heritage Society of New Kent Meeting 2 to 3:30 pm at the Historic New Kent Ordinary  Speaker Crystal Castleberry will discuss the Custis Square Archaeology Project, the home of John Custis IV, Father in law of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington.  RSVP to milliemac20@yahoo.com

February 26 CANCELLED New Kent Charity Casino Night 6 to 9:30 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140. Hosted by the New Kent Jr Womens Club.

February 27 African American Military Born or Lived in New Kent County 1 to 4 pm Special exhibit at the New Kent Visitors Center,7324 Vineyards Pkwy, New Kent County, Virginia 23124, hosted by the African American Heritage Society of New Kent County Virginia

March 4 Trivia Night  6:30 to 9:30 pm at the Talleysville Brewing Company 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA, 23124 in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 4 Trina Johnson Finn as Whitney Houston 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Free Show!

March 5 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10 am to 1 pm at C&F Bank in Quinton, C&F Bank in Providence Forge, and Sandston Cleaners.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $10 per Quart, 3 for $25. 

March 5 Salsa Night with Serenata RVA 6 to 10 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.  Rescheduled from January 22.

March 10 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com.

March 11 Ice as Michael Jackson 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Free Show!

March 12 Shredding & Recycling Day 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Administration Building, 12007 Courthouse Circle.  For old elecronics, worn-out tires, unwanted confidential papers and more.  Rain or shine.  Sponsored by the New Kent Clean County Committee.  For more information call 804-389-0080.

March 13 Daylight Saving Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

March 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

March 18 St. Patrick's Day Celebration 5 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Rd.  Live music from 6 to 9 pm, and more.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

March 18 Daddy-Daughter Dance 6 to 9 pm for ages 4-10.  $15 for Dad & Daughter.  $5 for each add'l girl.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

March 18 John Anthony as Rod Stewart 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Free Show!

March 25 Jeffrey Allen as Sir Elton John 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Free Show!

March 26 Rabies Clinic 8:30 to 11:30 in the New Kent Courthouse Parking Lot.  The Treasurer's Office will also be open to sell dog licenses. Postponed from January 29.

April 1 Trivia Night  6:30 to 9:30 pm at the Talleysville Brewing Company 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA, 23124 in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

April 16 Sip 'n Shop 1 to 5 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089 Music, food, shopping and more. Call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com. 



April 17 Easter Sunday

April 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

April 27 Blood Drive 2 to 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

May 7 5K Strides for Schools Apple 1 Mile Dash: 8 am, 5K: 8:30 am at Rosie's at Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Pkwy, New Kent, VA 23124.  Packet pick up at Rosie's on Friday, May 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and on the morning of the race.  Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.  Registration Apple 1 Mile Dash: $15, 5K Run: $25 in advance ($5 more on the day of the event).  First 150 to register receive a race T-shirt.  For more information call Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080 sscottanddeb@aol.com or Angela Griffith at 703-268-9477 griffithgirls@yahoo.com.

May 14 New Kent Farmer's Market Opening Day 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.  There will be two fall markets - one on Saturday, September 24, and one on Saturday, October 29 at the Market pavilion, 7589 New Kent Highway. 

May 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

May 21 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

May 30 Memorial Day

June 22 Blood Drive 2 to 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

May 28 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

June 4 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

June 11 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

June 14 Republican and Democratic Primary (if held) for US House of Representatives (Should the selection be made by a Convention or only one candidate qualify for the primary ballot in any office, then no primary for that office will be held) For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

June 18 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

June 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

June 25 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

July 2 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

July 4 Independence Day

July 9 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

July 11 Opening Day of Live Racing at Colonial Downs  27 days of live racing on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday schedule beginning July 11 and running through Sept. 7, two days after Labor Day.  Live racing will start each day at 1:30 p.m.

July 16 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

July 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

July 30 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

August 6 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

August 13 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

August 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 17 Blood Drive 2 to 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

August 20 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

August 27 New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 14 thru August 27.

September 5 Labor Day

September 7 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  More information to come.   Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-337-7296 or email alanfiles@gmail.com.

September 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

September 24 Fall New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  Also October 29.

October 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 19 Blood Drive 2 to 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

October 29 Fall New Kent Farmer's Market 9 am to noon at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  Also September 24. 

November 5 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon at Hanover Lanes in Mechanicsville.  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 6 End of Daylight Saving Time
Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 8 General Election - US House of Representatives  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.  For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 12 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10 am to 1 pm at C&F Bank in Quinton, C&F Bank in Providence Forge, and Sandston Cleaners.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $10 per Quart, 3 for $25. 

November 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

 

November 24 Thanksgiving Day

Grand Illumination

November 27 New Kent Community Grand Illumination  3-6 pm at the New Kent Historic Courthouse. Caroling, Vendors, Visit with Santa, Family Fun, and Illumination of the Historic New Kent Courthouse. Entertainment by New Kent Stagehands.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2023

January 1 Happy New Year!

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


April 9 Easter Sunday

May 29 Memorial Day

July 4 Independence Day

September 4 Labor Day


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

 

November 23 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2024

January 1 Happy New Year!

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

March 31 Easter Sunday

May 27 Memorial Day

July 4 Independence Day

September 2 Labor Day


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

 

November 28 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2025

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 9 Daylight Saving Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 20 Easter Sunday

May 26 Memorial Day

July 4 Independence Day

September 1 Labor Day


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

 

November 27 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

 

 

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