PAST CALENDAR EVENTS 2017
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA
 

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Past Calendar Events 2011
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Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events 2014

Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2016

January 1 Happy New Year!

January 6 Winter Senior Adult Social  noon to 2 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $10 per person or $15 per couple.  RSVP by Dec 19. For more information call 966-8502.

January 12 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.

January 13 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502. More dates: Feb 10, March 10, April 14.

January 16 "The Dream is Still Alive" 11 am to 1 pm at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Rd., Quinton, VA 23141.  Celebrating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The program will include New Kent leaders, a community youth choir, and a panel discussion regarding community issues in New Kent County.  For more information email secondliberty@aol.com or call 804-932-4245.

January 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Aspen Berger in the Maidstone Village at New Kent Courthouse.

January 20 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

January 20 Buzz Picasso Paint Night 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy.  Cost: $25.  Register online at www.buzzpicasso.com.  Visit Buzz Picasso on Facebook to see featured paintings. Other dates: February 17, March 17.

January 21 Youth Sports Expo 10 am to 1 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.

January 24 Community Coffee, Chats & Games 9:30 to 11 am at the Parks and Rec Classroom.  For ages 55+.  Community speakers, coffee, snacks, and games.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  RSVP.  For more information or to register call 966-8502. Other dates:  February 28.

January 26 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.

January 28 Rabies Clinic 8:30 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Courthouse Parking Lot.  Dogs and cats are welcome.  $8 per vaccination, cash only.  The New Kent Treasurer's Office will be open to sell 2014 dog licenses. Sponsored by New Kent Sheriff's Office Animal Control.  For more information call 804-966-9500.

 January 31 Dog Licenses are due For more information contact the New Kent Treasurer's Office.

February 1 New Kent StageHands Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Members and prospective members are welcome.

February 8 New Kent Relay for Life Planning Meeting 6:30 pm  For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

February 9 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.

February 10 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502. More dates: March 10, April 14.

February 10 Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Quinton Community Center ages Ages 4-11.  $15 for Dad & Daughter.  $5 for each add'l girl.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

February 11 Heart of Red Tour & Tasting 11 am to 5 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089

February 11, 12 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 14 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 17 Buzz Picasso Paint Night 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy.  Cost: $25.  Register online at www.buzzpicasso.com.  Visit Buzz Picasso on Facebook to see featured paintings. Other dates: March 17.

February 18 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10:00 am to 1:30 pm at C&F Bank in Providence Forge, C&F Bank in Quinton, Sandston Cleaners, and the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $8 per Quart.  Get advance tickets from any Providence Forge Ruritan Club member or call 804-966-2615.

February 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  at the Colonial Kitchen & Market at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

February 22 Meet the Republican Candidates for Governor 7 pm in the Board Room of the New Kent County Administration Building.  Invited are Denver Riggleman, Frank Wagner, Corey Stewart and Ed Gillespie.  A business meeting of the New Kent Republican Committee will also be held.  The public is invited. For more information contact New Kent Republican Chairman Mark Daniel: markdanielgreatsouthrealty@gmail.com

February 23 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.

February 24 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 25 Mardi Gras Ball 7 to 11 pm at the Providence Forge Community Center on Carriage Rd, just east of Providence Forge.  Tickets: $25 single or $40 per couple.  To Support the New KEnt Humane Society.  For more informatdion or to purchase tickets call 966-7105.

February 28 Community Coffee, Chats & Games 9:30 to 11 am at the Parks and Rec Classroom.  For ages 55+.  Community speakers, coffee, snacks, and games.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  RSVP.  For more information or to register call 966-8502.

February 28 Pancake Supper 5:30 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Adults: $8, Children: $4.

March 1 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.

March 4 Providence Forge Presbyterian Church Yard and Bake Sale 8 am to noon at the Church at 9310 Townsend Rd.  Sponsored by the Youth of the Church. Rain or Shine.  For more information call 966-2079.

March 4 March into Ministry Workshop 10 am at Union Baptist Church, 8468 South Quaker Rd, Quinton, VA 23141  The theme is "Empowering to Serve".  For more information email bjcharaity@aol.com.

March 6 Official Opening of the New Kent Historical Society History Center  The New Kent History Center at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse is open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm for research.  It will remain open each Monday until December 2017.

March 8 New Kent Relay for Life Planning Meeting 6:30 pm  For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

March 9 Nurturing Parenting Workshop 5:30 to 8 pm at Providence United Methodist Church in New Kent, 4001 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141.  Presented by Quin RiversWorkshops will meet weekly on Thursday nights for a total of 10 sessions. Dinner and childcare is provided in addition to a congruent children’s workshop for children 6 years and older. The program is $25 per family with scholarship available on a sliding scale. Those interested should contact Sarah Okolita, Client Services Director at 804-966-8720 or sokolita@quinrivers.org.

March 9 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.

March 10 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502. More dates: April 14.

March 10 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 9, 10, 11 "Little Shop of Horrors" 7 pm at the New Kent High School Auditorium.  A play by Howard Ashman.  Presented by the New Kent Trojan Theatre and the Trojan Marching Band.  For more information see www.trojantheatre.com.

March 11 Walk in the Forest 8 am to 1:30 pm at the New Kent Forestry Center, 11301 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140. 8 am: Guided Birding Trip; 10 am Guided Nature Hikes start every half hour until 1:30 pm; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm: children's activities and seedling give away. Sponsored by the Society of American Foresters, and the Williamsburg Bird Club.  For more information contact Page Hutchinson at 804-966-2201.

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.

March 17 St. Patrick's Day at Saudé Creek 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Saude Creek Vineyards.  Let the Winstons Duo take you down memory lane with the classic hits of The Temptations, The Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and many others.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

March 17 Buzz Picasso Paint Night 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy.  Cost: $25.  Register online at www.buzzpicasso.com.  Visit Buzz Picasso on Facebook to see featured paintings.

March 16, 17, 18 World Wars I and II New Kent Commemoration at the Historic New Kent Courthouse.  March 16&17: 8 am to 3 pm; March 18: 9 am to 3 pm.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historic Commission. Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the start of US involvement in World War II and the 100th Anniversary of the start of US involvement in World War I.   The event will include an interactive mobile exhibit and inside displays.  The public is welcome.  On Saturday, March 18, a special program, beginning at 11 am, will honor New Kent World War II veterans. The program will include remarks by Delegate Chris Peace and by Cheryl Jackson, Executive Director of the Virginia WWI/WWII Commission, and music by New Kent StageHands.   www.viraginiaworldwarI.org and www.virginiaworldwarII.org

March 19 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent.  Refreshments from 2 to 2:30 pm, followed by the meeting at 2:30 pm.  The meeting is open to the pubic and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend.

March 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  at Phillips Energy Inc., 201 South Courthouse Rd., Providence Forge, VA 23140. Speaker: Laura Ecimovic, the New Kent County Commissioner of Revenue. The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

March 21 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 24 Zootopia Night 6 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church,  6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) 1/2 mile south of Interstate 64. For age 3 through Grade 5.  For more information call 966-5238

March 24 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 25 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 1 pm at Providence Forge Hardware, 9321 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Proceeds to benefit the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Youth Progam.

March 29 Move the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library from 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen to it's new location at 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  Help is needed.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

March 30 Cooking Class with  6 to 7 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 30 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.

March 31 Preschool Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 to 1130 am at Quinton Park. For One to Five year olds. RSVP requested by March 14 to 966-8502. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

March 31 New Kent Christian Center Coffee House 7 pm in the barn at NKCC, 9660 Tunstall Rd., New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804-557-3323 or visit www.newkentcc.com

April 4 Chickahominy Area Triad Spring Fling 9:30 am to 2 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Age Ages 55+.  Health and Safety Fair. Lunch incouded at 12:30 pm.  No Fee.  Reservations required by March 24. Contact Pat Armbrust at 804-822-3062 or 804-932-3893 or Nancy Goodman at 804-966-1853x5123

April 5 Opening of the New Kent Heritage Public Library  at it's new location at 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. For more information call 804-966-2480.

April 7 Fish Dinner 6 to 8 pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2631 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141.  Adults: $7, Kids 8 and up: $3. The Public is welcome.  For more information call 804 932-4125.

April 8 Ribbon-Cutting and Reception at the New Kent Heritage Public Library  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 10 am.  Open House from 10 am to 2 pm at the new location at 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

April 7, 8, 9 Mobile Home Sweet Home - New Kent StageHands April 7: 7:30 pm; April 8: 7:30 pm; April 9: 2:30 pm at New Kent Middle School Auditorium.   Advance Sales: $7; A the door: $10. For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155.

April 12 New Kent Relay for Life Planning Meeting 6:30 pm  at Aspen Burger Company, at Maidstone in New Kent Courthouse.  For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

CANCELLED  April 13 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.

April 14 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502.

April 14 Good Friday Service 7 pm at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 9120 Pocahontas Trail (behind the Food Lion Shopping Center) in Providence Forge, VA 23140. For more information call 804-966-5525.

April 14 Good Friday Service 7:30 pm at Rising Mount Zion Baptist Church, 8500 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804 932-3394.

April 15 Easter Egg Hunt 11 am at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 9120 Pocahontas Trail (behind the Food Lion Shopping Center) in Providence Forge, VA 23140. For more information call 804-966-5525.

April 14-16 Easter Weekend at Ed Allen's Campground 13501 Campground Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Saturday, April 15: noon - egg dying; 2 pm - Pictures with the Easter Bunny; 2:30 pm - Easter Egg Hunt; 7 pm - Adult Easter Egg Hunt.  Sunday, April 16: Sunrise service followed by pot luck brreakfast.  For more information call 804-966-2582.

April 16 Easter Sunday

April 16 Easter Sunrise Service 6 am at New Generation of God's Children in Faith Church, 6160 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  For more information call 804 966-8268.

April 16 Easter Sunrise Service 6 am at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141.  For more information call 804 932-4245

April 16 Easter Sunrise Service 7 am at Hopewell Baptist Church, 5061 Hopewell Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  Followed by Easter Egg Hunt.  For more information call 804 932-4906

April 16 Easter Sunday Worship 8 am and 10:30 am at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 9120 Pocahontas Trail (behind the Food Lion Shopping Center) in Providence Forge, VA 23140. For more information call 804-966-5525.

April 16 Resurrection Celebration Worship Service 8:30 am at New Covenant Community Church, 3215-G Rock Creek Villa Drive off of Rt. 60 in Quinton.  For more information call 804 932-5383.

April 15-17 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.

April 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  at Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast, 3351 Mt. Pleasant Road ,Providence Forge, VA 23140 + Google Map Speaker: Delegate Chris Peace.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

April 20 Register for Kindergarten 9:30 am to 11 am at New Kent Elementary School or George Watkins Elementary School.  Check the attendance zone map or call 804-966-9650 for more information.

April 22 Emmaus Baptist Church Spring Yard Sale  8 am to noon at the Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) 1/2 mile south of Interstate 64.  Proceeds will be used for Missions Ministries.  For more information call 966-5238.

April 22 New Kent Envirothon - Earth Day 9 am to 2 pm at the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, beside the 1930 School.  Live Animal Demonstrations at 10 am and 1 pm.  A day of Earth friendly activities for all ages.  For more information call 804-966-9645.

 

April 22 All American Muscle Car Celebration 11 am to 4 pm at New Kent Winery, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106. 200+ Classic & Contemporary Muscle Cars & Trucks - Sports Cars - Customs - Street Rods & Motorcycles.  Wine, Craft Beer, Oysters, Food Vendors, Rock N’ Roll, Silent Auction and Raffle.  Proceeds benefit the Families of the Wounded Fund and Bridging Communities Regional Tech Center scholarships. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.

April 26 Blood Drive 2 to 6 pm at the Mann Page Masonic Lodge Number 157, 9001 Boulevard Rd. in Providence Forge.  For more information call 543-0001.

April 26 Drugs in the Community 6 pm at New Kent High School Auditorium, 7365 Egypt Rd., New Kent, VA 23124.  A New Kent County Public Drug Forum.

April 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.

April 28 New Kent 4-H Golf Classic at Brickshire Golf Club.  Shotgun Start 1 pm:, Dinner/Prizes:  Sponsored by the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  For more information call 804-966-9645.

April 29 Celebrate the Arts 10 am to 3 pm at the New Kent High School, 7365 Egypt Rd.  This is the 17th Annual Visual and Performing Arts Show. Student network & performances from ALL four schools. Hands-on Workshops in visual and performing arts for students and parents.   Live performances on stage throughout the day.  For more information contact Susan Musselman at smusselman@nkcps.k12.va.us 

April 29 Providence Forge Hardware Customer Appreciation Day  8 am to 4 pm Door Prizes, Crafters, Bounce House, Store-Wide Sales.  No charge for spaces for organizations, crafters and vendors.  9321 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  For more information or to reserve space call 966-9076.

April 29 Trash & Treasures Yard Sale 8 am to noon at Source Hardware, 2733 New Kent Hwy in Quinton.  Proceeds to benefit Mathew's Haven.  For more information call 804-932-4846 x3.

April 29 Car Show 9 am to 3 pm at the Cumberland Community Center, 12540 New Kent Highway, East of New Kent Courthouse on Rt. 249. Fun - Family - Food- Music - Trophies.

April 29 Methodist Orphanage Home Estate Auction begins at 10 am at the former orphanage, 8531 Warrior Rd., Quinton, VA 23141. Furnishings and tools from the New Kent landmark built in 1918.  For more information see www.isgettauction.com or call 804-338-3458 VAAL #2426.  

April 29 New Jerusalem Baptist Church Bulding Benefit Concert 4 pm at George Watkins Elementary School Auditorium on New Kent Hwy. Tickets: $10. For more information call 804-402-2284.

April 29 Sip 'n Shop 6 to 9 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  

POSTPONED April 29 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. 

April 29 Pickin' N' Pullin' BBQ Competition at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Inflatables, silent auction, live music.  $10 per carload.

April 29  "Rock Bottom Bridge" Performs Live 7 to 11 pm at the pavilion at Ed Allen's Campground, 13501 Campground Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.   For more information call 804-966-2582.

May 1 Deadline for Application for Tax Relief for Elderly or Disabled  Contact the New Kent County Commissioner of Revenue at 804-966-8594.

May 2 Summer Camp Open House 5 to 7 pm at the New Kent Parks & Recreation Department Office, beside the 1930 New Kent School at New Kent Court House.   For more information call 804-966-8502 or email kcturner@newkent-va.us.

May 6 Five Lakes Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon throughout the Five Lakes Community.  Get a map of individual homes participating at the Rock Creek Villas parking lot, Pocahontas Hwy (Rt. 60) and Longview Rd.  Follow the signs and balloons.

May 6 Yard Sale at Ed Allen's Campground 8 am to noon at 13501 Campground Rd. off of Rockahock Rd. in Lanexa. Booths are free.  For more information or to reserve a space call Ed Allen's Campground at 804-966-2582.

May 6 Uncorked Half Marathon 1 to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Sponsored by Sports Backers.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 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.

May 11 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.

May 12 Virginia Public Safety Foundation Memorial Golf Classic at Brickshire Golf Club. Proceeds help support the families of fallen Officers killed in the line of duty in Virginia. Hole sponsors, corporate, and beverage sponsors needed. Contact officer Clarke at 804 840-3438 or email  clarkeuva@yahoo.com.  

May 12 Rodeo 7:30 pm at 10510 Tunstall Road.

May 12, 13 "The Crucible" Trojan Theatre will be producing The Crucible by Arthur Miller at New Kent High School Auditorium on May 12, 13 and at Firehouse Theatre in Richmond on May 19, 20.  For more information see www.trojantheatre.com.

POSTPONED TO MAY 20 Brickshire Community Yard Sale  8 to noon at the Tot Lot Field  From Rt. 155 at Dairy Queen take Kentland Trail east and look for the signs.

May 13 A Taste of New Kent 11 am to 5 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  RAIN OR SHINE - PARK AT NEW KENT HIGH SCHOOL AND TAKE A FREE BUS TO THE WINE FESTIVAL. Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 13 Wine, Cheese and a Celebration of the Arts 6 to 8 pm at Wallace Manor, 3821 N. Courthouse Rd., Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Featuring the art of Lucy & Ed Sawyer and Jack Biel. Paintings will be available for purchase.   

May 18 NKMS Spring Art Show 6-8 pm at the New Kent Middle School, 7501 Egypt Rd, New Kent, VA 23124.  Featuring jazz band and choral performances as well as art workshops, the Spring art sale and light refreshments.   

 MAY 20 Brickshire Community Yard Sale  8 to noon at the Tot Lot Field  From Rt. 155 at Dairy Queen take Kentland Trail east and look for the signs. POSTPONED FROM MAY 13.

May 20 Fishing Classic 9 am to noon at Ed Allen's Campground pond, 13501 Campground Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.   For boys and girls ages 3-13.  Bring your own fishing equipment.  No boats allowed.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  For more information or to pre-register call 804-966-9645.

May 20 Community Health & Safety Fair 10 am to 2 pm at New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Rd.  Health Screenings, Fire & Police Safety, Child Safety Seat Inspections, Education/Medical Information, covering Emergency Preparedness, Dental Health, Face Painting, Games, Bouncy House, Archery Class, Batting Cage, Alpacas & Hayrides, Christian Music Concert, and more.  Sponsored by New Kent Christian Center.  

May 20 "Adam and Eve"  Meet and greet for Christian Singles noon to 3 pm at Lebanon Baptist Church, 5300 Hopewell Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  For ages 25-40.  For more information call 804 932-3094.

May 20 Relay for Life at New Kent High School Football Field  Opening Ceremony: 1 pm; Ending Ceremony: 10 pm. For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

May 20, 21 Battle of Fort Pocahontas Reenactment - Wilson's Wharf Sturgeon Point Road off of Rt. 5 in Eastern Charles City County.  Fort open 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday.  Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students.  Proceeds support the preservation of the fort. For more information call 829-9722 or visit www.fortpocahontas.org.

May 21 Dionysus Dash 5K Wine Run 8:15 o 11:15 am at New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  5k run/walk through the beautiful vineyards, plus wine tasting, music and awards.  For more information or to sign up see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dionysus-dash-richmond-registration-25003722808 or call 804-932-8240.

May 22 Last Day to Register to Vote or Update an Existing Registration for the June 13 Primary Election.  For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

 

April 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  Every Saturday through May.  All proceeds support student programs at New Kent High School.

CANCELLED May 25 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting  For more information contact Martha Martin.

May 29 Memorial Day

June 2 Bridging Communities Regional Career & Technical Center Foundation Golf Tournament Shotgun start at 1 pm. at the Brickshire Golf Club in Providence Forge Proceeds benefit the Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting a continuing vision of excellence at Bridging Communities Regional Career & Technical Center and Governor's STEM Academy and committed to supporting the students as they pursue training and educational opportunities beyond high school.  For Event Registration questions please contact Kim Filipowicz at 804-966-7888. or click Golf Tournament Event Registration.

June 3 George W. Watkins Alumni Club Meets at 11 am at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  For more injformation contact Joyce Williams at 338-9788.

June 6 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail for the June 13 Primary Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

June 8 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.

June 10 Run for the Robinsons Daryl Dash: 8 am, 5K: 8:30 am at the Brickshire playground and pavilion.  Sponsored by Friends and Families against Melanoma.  Proceeds benefit Camp Kesem.  Registration including shirt: Daryl Dash: $15, 5K Run: $25.  For more information call Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080.

June 10 Providence Forge Ruritan Steakfeast 3 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Steak Dinner including salad, Baked potato and tea, Beverage Truck, live music, cornhole boards and more.  Tickets: $25.  Sponsorships available. Get advance tickets from any Providence Forge Ruritan Club member.

June 13 Republican Party Primary for Governor: Ed Gillespie, Corey Stewart, and Frank Wagner; Lt. Governor: Bryce Reeves, Glenn Davis, and Jill Vogel.  Only one candidate has qualified for Republican Attorney General: John Adams. Only one candidate has qualified for Republican 97th District House of Delegates: Chris Peace.  (Should the selection by made in 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 13 Democratic Party Primary for Governor: Ralph Northam, Tom Perriello; Lt. Governor: Justin Fairfax, Gene Rossi, and Susan Platt. Only one candidate has qualified for Democratic Attorney General: Mark Herring.  No candidate has qualified for Democratic 97th District House of Delegates.  (Should the selection by made in 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 16 Last Day of School

June 16 New Kent High School Graduation

June 15-17 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 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at C&F Bank - Quinton Branch, 2580 New Kent Highway, Quinton, Va 23141.  Speaker New Kent Director of Community Development Matt Smolnik. The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

June 24 Summer Reading Program - Block Party 11 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

June 24 Softshell Crab and Crabcake Dinner noon to 6:30 pm at the Mann Page Masonic Lodge Number 157, 9001 Boulevard Rd. in Providence Forge.  $15.  For more information call 543-0001.

June 24 Bell Choir and Steve Ward & Pauron Wheeler Duet Live 6 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Concert by Providence Methodist adult and children's bell choirs and a duet featuring Steve Ward on trumpet and Pauron Wheeler on piano.  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973.

June 27 Senator Tim Kaine Connects in New Kent 10 am to noon New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  Senator Kaine's staff will be available to answer questions and forward communication to the Senator.  RSVP by emailing tyee_mallory@kaine.senate.gov  Walk in appointments will also be honored.

June 29 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.

June 30 Summer Movie Night at Heritage Public Library  6:30 to 8:30 pm at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. For more information call 804-966-2480.

July 4 Independence Day

July 10 Chesapeake Bay Mysteries 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.

July 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 804-337-7296.

July 13 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 14 Cooking Class with Todd Butler 6 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

July 15 Happy Birthday Saudé Creek 11 am to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Overlooking the Pamunkey River.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see  Saudé Creek Vineyards

July 16 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.    For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

July 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

July 12, 19, 26 James Lafayette and Other African Americans Who Contributed to the Rich History of New Kent County  1 to 3 pm each day at the New Kent Rappahannock Community College Campus at New Kent Courthouse.  Taught by LaVonne Patterson Allen.  RCC Course #248.  For more information see www.rappahannock.edu/foundation or contact Sharon Drotlef at sdrotleff@rappahannock.edu or call 804-333-6707.

July 21 Celebrate the Bay Night 6 to 8:30 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville. For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

July 22 Trickster Tales Barefoot Puppets at Heritage Public Library  10:30 am to noon at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. For Preschool and Elementary.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

July 22 D. C. Coins and Collectibles Auction noon at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Road.  Preview: 10:30 am to noon.  Guns, Furnitdure, Tools, Gold & Silver Coins, Currency, Jewelry, NASCAR, Old Signs, Collectibles, Quilts, Clocks and more.  For more informatioin call Don Clark at 252-333-8779 or email don@dccoinsandcollectibles.com 

July 23 Mike Walter Memorial Wrestling Tournament at New Kent High School, 7365 Egypt Rd, New Kent, VA 23124. The event is for the pee wee division, elementary school-aged children, middle school divisions and high school divisions.   For more information email Mindi Harrell at  raider_nation_wrestling_club@yahoo.com

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 4 Comedy Night at New Kent Winery 6:30 to 9:30 pm Enjoy a hilarious night of comedy at New Kent Winery featuring a 90 minute show filled with various standup and improv comedians. Bikini Panini will be our food truck for the evening.

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 4-6 Virginia Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing; Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products; Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment  

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: 10am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 13: noon - 6pm.

August 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  at Holbert Family Orthodontics brand new location in Maidstone, 11847 Aspengraf Lane, Suite B.  Speaker: Wendy Roundy of the New Kent Insurance Agency.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 19 New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast  - SOLD OUT! 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.  $30 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.

August 20 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  The vendors for our August 20th market include: Hanover Vegetable Farm, Garnish Aromatherapy, Mason Mountain etching, Joy Blake Jewelry, Sullivan's Pond Farm with goat milk cheese and soaps, Barry's Berries & Jan's Jams, Ninja Kombucha, VA Blue Crab Co, Bowwowmeow Baking Co., Allen's Farm, Chocolate Cravings, Rockahock Farm, Georgiatown Farm with pork, chicken, eggs, turkey & lamb, Creekside Catering Food Truck, Monique's Crepes, and Rich City Roasters. For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

August 21 Total Solar Eclipse visible across the US.

August 21 Eclipse Gathering mid afternoon at the New Kent Parks & Rec Gym and Fields. View the partial solar eclipse.  Free eclipse glasses for the first 100 who come.  For more information see Inside New Kent. RSVP by Sunday 14 to NNPR at 804-966-8502, Fax: 804-966-8537 or write NKPR, P. O. Box, New Kent, VA 23124. 

August 26 New Kent Unity Walk 9 to 11 am from the historic New Kent School to New Kent Courthouse.  New Kent Citizens, Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Community Working to Achieve Peace and Justice for All.

August 26 Bridges of Change Celebrity Waiter Event 11 am to 8 pm at Colonial Kitchen & Market, 11861 New Kent Hwy, New Kent 23124.  Law enforcement, community leaders and officials will be serving you to earn taips in support of opening the new emergency domestic violence shelter - Bridges of Change. Servers include Delegate Chris Peace, Rodney Hathaway, Joe McLaughlin, Robet Tyler and Linwood Gregory (11 am to 1 pm); Sarah Okalita, Lee Bailey, Rick Opett, and Jon Martz (1 to 3 pm); Bobby Mawyer, Sandy Ragsdale, J. L. Berg and NBC-12 anchors Kelly Aveline and Curt Autry (3 to 5 pm); Jon Burkette and Michelle Johnson (5 to 8 pm) & more to come

August 26 Bridges of Change Cornhole Tournament11 am to 8 pm at Colonial Kitchen & Market, 11861 New Kent Hwy, New Kent 23124  Team Cash Prizes.  Blind Draw Teams: Check-in 11 am; draw at 11:30 am.  Entry Fee: $15 per person. Pre-register at https://www.firstgiving.com/413583/cornhole-tournament

August 30 New Kent High School Trojan Theatre Fundraiser 5 to 9 pm at Chipotle Restaurant, 1413 Richmond Rd in Williamsburg.  Tell the cashier that you are supporting New Kent Trojan Theatre, and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Theatre.

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.

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

September 4 Labor Day

September 5 First Day of School 
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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 7 to November 9 New Kent University The popular program will be conducted on 10 consecutive Thursdays from 1 to 3:30 pm.  Learn about New Kent County Government.  The deadline for applying is August 11.  Contact Krista Eutsey at 804-966-9683 or email kmeutsey@newkent.va.us  

September 8 Punt, Pass & Kick 6 to 8 pm at the Parks and Recreaation Field 5.  For boys and girls ages 6 to 15.  For more information see Inside New Kent, call New Kent Parks and Recreation at 966-8502, or see www.nflppk.com

September 8 Comedy Night at New Kent Winery 6:30 to 9:30 pm Enjoy a hilarious night of comedy at New Kent Winery featuring a 90 minute show filled with various standup and improv comedians. Bikini Panini will be our food truck for the evening.

CANCELLED 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.

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