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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.

 

 

 

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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 

July 27 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 Martha Martin.

July 29 Back to School Bash 8 am to noon at  Corinth Baptist Church,  11650 New Kent Highway (rt. 249), New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 966-5635.

July 29 Canvas Painting Workshop at Heritage Public Library  11 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  By Beth Williamson.  For Teen and Adult.  Registration required.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

July 30 Grape to Glass Pairing 1 to 3 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Includes a behind the scenes tour of the vineyard and production operations with Jake Dombroski, Director of Agricultural Operations.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

July 30 New Kent Historical Society Program 2:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent.  Speaker: Kent Radwani on colonial history and trade.  Open to the public.

August 1 Open House at the New Kent Campus of Rappahannock Community College 5 to 7 pm at 11825 New Kent Highway in New Kent Courthouse. Information and advice will be available on The RCC enrollment process, How to start a successful college career, Transiting from high school to college, and RCC’s many academic programs and career certificates.

August 1 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 5 Jenna Bash Festival 11 am to 5 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 see www.pgova.com.

August 7 Animal Homes Near and Far at Heritage Public Library  10:30 am at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. Presented by the Virginia Living Museum. For Preschool and Elementary.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

 

August 11, 12, 13 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent High School Friday, Aug 11: 5 - 9pm; Saturday, Aug 12: 9am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 13: noon - 6pm.

August 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 21 Total Solar Eclipse visible across the US.

August 31 New Kent High School Freshmen Orientation 8 to 11 am at the high school, 7365 Egypt Rd, New Kent, VA 23124. Parents and students are welcome to arrive between 7:30 and 8:00am. The program will begin at 8:00am.  For more information call 804-966-9671.

September 4 Labor Day

September 5 First Day of School 
Drive Safely
 

September 6 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm shotgun start. Golf, Steak Dinner, Prizes  $75 per person/ $300 per team.   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 15 New Kent v Bruton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

September 17-18 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 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Proclaiming Grace Outreach Center, 20051 Tabernacle Road
Barhamsville, VA 23011.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

September 29 New Kent v Jamestown - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

September 30 Mystery-Dinner Theatre 6:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141.  Meet and greet the performers at 6 pm.  Performed by New Kent StageHands and benefiting the New Kent County Fair Association. Tickets must be purchased in advance.  For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155 or Karen at 932-3450. 

October 6 "Fore the Children" Golf Tournament at Brickshire Golf Club.  Sponsored by the New Kent Junior Woman's Club to benefit youth programs in New Kent County.  11:30 am.  For more information contact Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080, email sscottanddeb@aol.com; or Jo Driscole at 757-880-2989, email jo.a.driscole.civ@mail.mil.

October 14 A Day at the New Kent Ordinary 10 am to 6 pm at the Ordinary, 12000 New Kent Hwy, across from the historic New Kent Courthouse.  Speakers on New Kent and Charles City history, Revolutionary War encampment, colonial era music, children's archaeological dig, and more.
Unveiling of the new James Lafayette portrait at 2 pm. 

October 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at EVB | Quinton Branch, 2599 New Kent Highway
Quinton, VA 23141.  The
New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 19-21 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 20 New Kent v Smithfield - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

October 21 Harvest Hoedown at Holly Fork Pumpkin Patch 10 am to 4 pm.  Vendors, horse/pony rides, inflatables, good food, pumpkin launching, corn maze, fire trucks, hay rides, balloons, a great blue grass band & more.  Admission $2.
Holly Fork Pumpkin Patch at 4901 Holly Fork Rd. in Barhamsville is open beginning on September 23.   Hay rides, games, straw toss, pumpkin launching, and more.  For more information call 804-366-6349 or see www.hollyforkfarm.com.

October 21 Craft and Vendor Fair at the Dogwood Room, 3215 Rock Creek Villa Drive, Quinton, VA 23141.  (at Pocahontas Trail, Rt. 60 and Longview Rd.)  Crafters and Vendors Needed.  For more information and to reserve space contact shirleyclement@icloud.com or call 804-301-8518.

October 27 New Kent Chamber Cup Golf Tournament Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For more information contact Connie Bryan at office@newkentchamber.org.

October 31 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail for the November 7 General Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

October 31 Last Day to Register to Vote or Update an Existing Registration for the November 7 General Election

November 3 New Kent v Warhill - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

November 4 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot in Person for the November 7 General Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 4 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.  To register go to http://bit.ly/NKEFBAT10

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 for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General 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 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Safe and Sound LLC, 18421 New Kent Hwy, Barhamsville, VA 23011.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

 

November 23 Thanksgiving Day

November 26 Jingle Bell Jog 2:30 check in; 3:30 pm Jog begins at the New Kent County Courthouse and school. $10 per person.  One mile run.  Long sleeved T-shirt, Jingle bell bracelet, Hot Chocolate at the Community Tree lighting. Registration. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

November 26 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.

December 3 Holiday Open House at the New Kent Historical Society  Museum 10 am to 3 pm in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
Music, crafts, cookies and more.

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

May 27 50th Anniversary of Green v. New Kent School Board, the most significant public school desegregation decision by the US Supreme Court decided after Brown v. Board of Education, changing the practice of school systems throughout he nation.

June 12 Republican and Democratic Primary (if held)  for U. S. Senator and U. S. 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 15 Last Day of School

July 4 Independence 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 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 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

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 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 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 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

July 4 Independence 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. 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 26 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

 

 

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