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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

Past Calendar Events 2018
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Past Calendar Events 2016
Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2014
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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 

June 12 Republican Primary for U. S. Senator: Nick Freitas, E. W. Jackson, and Corey Stewart.  Only one Democratic candidate qualified for the primary ballot for US Senate, so no Democratic primary for that office will be held and Senator Tim Kaine will receive the Democratic Nomination for the November General Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registrationuselections.com

June 12 Democratic Primary for U. S. House of Representatives (First District); Edwin Santana, Jr., John Suddarth, and Vangie Williams.  Only one Republican candidate qualified for the primary ballot for 1st District Representative, so no Republican primary for that office will be held and Congressman Rob Wittman will receive the Republican Nomination for the November General Election.  For more information contact New Kent Voter Registrationuselections.com

June 13 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 14 Google Training for New Kent Businesses 7:30 to 8:30 am at the New Kent County Administrative Building. The team from Google will provide information on how to get the best results from their search engine, offer tips on using the Google Analytics tool and walk organizations through the new the Google 360 business video feature. RSVP is required to attend this event.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.

June 14-16 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 15 Last Day of School

June 15 New Kent High School Graduation 7 pm at the Stuart Seigal Center at VCU, 1200 West Broad St. in Richmond.  Admission by ticket only.

June 16 Father's Day at Saudé Creek 11 am to 6 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Byrd Seafood Company, serving from 1 to 6pm: Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell, Fried Oysters, and other Oyster Treats.  The Scottish Pig.  Beer from Alewerks.   No admission charge.   For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

June 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

June 20 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.  Other dates are May 16, July 18, and August 15.

June 24 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

July 4 Independence Day

July 14 Saudé Creek's 7th Bithday Celebration 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.   No admission charge.   For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

July 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

July 18 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.  Other dates are May 16, June 20, and August 15.

July 20-21 Ed Allen's Country Fest at Ed Allen's Campground 8 am to noon at 13501 Campground Rd. off of Rockahock Rd. in Lanexa.   For more information call Ed Allen's Campground at 804-966-2582.

July 27 Vineyard Live 6 pm (Gates Open at 5 pm) at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   Featuring award-winning artists, Eric Paslay and Danielle Bradbery. Local artist, Jimmy Fitch, will open the show. The event will be held outdoors among New Kent Winery’s vineyards.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

July 29 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

August 4 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. For more information call Melanie at 757-810-4337.

August 7 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at the Parks & Recreation Fields & Gym at New Kent Courthouse.  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 8 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.

August 15 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.  Other dates are May 16, June 20, and July 18.

August 19 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

August 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 25 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.  $35 admission - Advance Ticket Sales Only.  Tickets are available at C&F bank in Providence Forge and at BB&T in Charles City.  For more information call Debbie Ivey at 966-2264.

September 3 Labor Day

September 4 First Day of School 
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September 8 Roar and Soar - Car & Aircraft Show 11 am to 4 pm at New Kent Airport.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent and by New Kent Airport. War Birds, Classic, Contemporary, Home Built and Light Sport Aircraft, along with Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, Muscle and Vintage Cars, Street Rods, Sports, Choppers and Cruisers.  Also - Food, Beer, Wine, Vendors, Crafters, Rock 'N' Roll, Silent Auction, and Marshmallow Drop.  Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of New Kent Auto/Aircraft Mechanical & Flight School Scholarships.  Sponsorship and Vendor opportunities are available. [Rain Date is September 9, 2018]

 

 

September 15, 16 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent Middle School, 7501 Egypt Rd.

September 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

September 23 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

October 6 Veterans in the Vineyard  noon to 5 pm at Gauthier Vineyard, 5000 Farmers Drive, Barhamsville, Va. 23011.  The 4th Annual Salute to Military Veterans & Their Families.  Live music from Code Blue Grass Band.  Food, Beverages and Enertainment.  For more information contact brangon.hughes.353@gmail.com or fgwickersham@vsecorp.com.

October 6 Classic Pro Wrestling 7 pm at New Kent High School, 7501 Egypt Rd. 

October 3 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.

October 13 GOA Fall Oyster & Shrimp Festival 1:30 to 11:30 pm at Ed Allen's Campground & Cottages, 13501 Campground Rd., Lanexa, VA 23089.  Purchase tickets at GOA Fall Oyster & Shrimp Festival.

October 13 Fall Festival 8 am to 1 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway.  Huge Yard Sale, Bake Sale, Brunswick Stew, Breakfast and Lunch.  Homegrown Vegetables and Pumpkins, Children's Activities and Games.  For more information call 932-4973.

Ocober 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 18-20 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 21 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

October 27, 28 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 Greater Lanexa Studio Tour

November 3 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon 2:30 to 4:30 pm 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.  egistration information to come.  

November 4 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 6 General Election for U. S. Senate and U. S. House of Representatives  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 11 New Kent Middle School Veterans Day Tribute  9 am.  Reception for veterans begins at 8:30 am.  Open to the public. All veterans are especially invited.

November 18 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

November 25 New Kent Community Grand Illumination Begins at dusk at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Pictures with Santa, Children's Activities Caroling Storytelling Crafts & Vendors Local Entertainment Hot Chocolate Bar Food Vendors Pony Rides (weather permitting)  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

 

November 22 Thanksgiving Day

December 12 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!

2019

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.

April 21 Easter Sunday

May 28 Memorial Day

June 11 Republican and Democratic Primary (if held)  for Virginia Senate and Virginia House of Delegates (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.

July 4 Independence Day

 

September 2 Labor Day

November 2 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon 2:30 to 4:30 pm 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.  egistration information to come.  

 

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 5 General Election for Virginia Senate and Virginia House of Delegates  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 11 New Kent Middle School Veterans Day Tribute  9 am.  Reception for veterans begins at 8:30 am.  Open to the public. All veterans are especially invited.

 

November 28 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2020

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 8 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 12 Easter Sunday

May 25 Memorial Day

July 4 Independence Day

 

September 7 Labor Day

November 1 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 3 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 7 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon 2:30 to 4:30 pm 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.  egistration information to come.  

 

November 11 New Kent Middle School Veterans Day Tribute  9 am.  Reception for veterans begins at 8:30 am.  Open to the public. All veterans are especially invited.

 

November 26 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

 

 

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