PAST CALENDAR EVENTS 2021
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA
 

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Past Calendar Events 2020
Past Calendar Events 2019
Past Calendar Events 2018
Past Calendar Events 2017
Past Calendar Events 2016

Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events 2012

 

2021

January 1 Happy New Year!

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

January 20 Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-president Kamala Harris  Noon  Countdown Clock

January 30 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.

February 3 Rappahannock Community College Black History Month Program 12:30 pm Zoom panel discussion "Black History… Past, Present, and Future". Join the event by logging in to Zoom: https://vccs.zoom.us/j/83175921288  Or phone in: 1-301-715-8592. (Meeting ID: 831 7592 1288) This event is open to the public.

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

February 21 Cooking with Lori 2pm Live from Italy via Zoom with Rotarian and Chef Lori De Sanctis.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.  $20 Donation per household.  100% of proceeds go directly to community scholarships. Follow the link to register.  

February 24 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 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.  The exhibit focuses on "Colored Schools in New Kent" after 1866.

March 6 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.  $8 per Quart, 3 for $20. 

March 14 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 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

March 27 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.



April 4 Easter Sunday

April 11 Cooking with Lori  1 to 3 pm Live from Italy via Zoom with Rotarian and Chef Lori De Sanctis.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.  $20 Donation per household.  100% of proceeds go directly to community scholarships. Follow the link to register.

April 16 Covid-19 Moderna Vaccine Clinic 9 am to noon at New Kent High School. Those who live or work in New Kent County, are 18 years of age and older, and wish to sign up for an appointment to receive the vaccine are now eligible and should call the New Kent County COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center at (804) 966-9677. The call center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

April 22 Former "Colored" Schools of New Kent County 2pm live by zoom.  This presentation is sponsored by the AAHS-NK and The Richard Bowman Center For Local History of Charles City County.  It will discuss colored education in New Kent County from 1866 thru the desegregation of New Kent Schools in 1969. The program is being narrated by Lavonne Allen and Camilla Tramuel.  Registration Is Required!  PLEASE REGISTER at https://bit.ly/3dLR9hj 

April 23 Covid-19 Moderna Vaccine Clinic 9 am to noon at New Kent High School. Those who live or work in New Kent County, are 18 years of age and older, and wish to sign up for an appointment to receive the vaccine are now eligible and should call the New Kent County COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center at (804) 966-9677. The call center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

April 24 Drug Take-Back Day 10 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Sheriff's Office, 11995 Courthouse Circle, New Kent, VA 23124.  The safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. 

April 24 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 4 to 6 pm at the Virginia Elite Gymnastics Academy, 6801 North Courthouse Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

April 14 thru 28 Envision New Kent - Strategic Plan Community Input  8:30 am to 4 pm at the New Kent Visitors Center, 7324 Vineyards Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124

April 28 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.

April 23  Early Voting Begins for the June 8 Democratic Party Primary for Governor,  Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and 97th District House of Delegates.  (Should 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.

May 1 Uncorked Half Marathon and 5K 8 am to Noon at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124. Sponsored by Sports Backers. For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 1 Five Lakes Community Yard Sale  throughout the Five Lakes Community. 

May 15 CANCELLED Providence Forge Ruritan Steakfeast  3 to 7 pm at the Brickshire Members Clubhouse. Meal served at 5 pm. 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.  For more information see the Ruritan Facebook Page

May 15 New Kent Farmer's Market Opening Day 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

May 15 Freedom Martial Arts' Chili Cook-off and Silent Auction 11 am to 1 pm at Ed Allen's Campground, 13501 Campground Rd, Lanexa, VA 23089

May 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 7:30 pm at the Joline Family Winery, 2750 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141.  Speaker Laura Ecimovic, New Kent County Commissionr of Revenue.  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

May 21-22 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Traveling Exhibit in New Kent 10 am to 6 pm on Friday, 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday.  At New Kent Parks and Recreation Department, in front of the historic New Kent School at New Kent Courthouse. 

May 22 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy accross from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

May 22 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 2 pm at New Kent Christian Center 9660 Tunstall Rd.   To reserve a table, contact Barbara Safka 804-557-3554 or text 804-501-8834. Sponsored by New Kent Christian Center

May 29 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

May 31 Memorial Day

June 4 New Kent Cruisers 5 to 8 pm at Rosie's, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, Lot 7, New Kent, VA 23124

June 5 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

June 5-6 Battle of Fort Pocahontas Reenactment - The Action at Wilson's Wharf, 13150 Sturgeon Point Rd., Charles City, VA 23030 off of Rt. 5 in Eastern Charles City County.  For information visit www.fortpocahontas.org.

April 23  Early Voting Begins for the June 8 Democratic Party Primary for Governor,  Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and 97th District House of Delegates.  (Should 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 8 Democratic Party Primary for Governor,  Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and 97th District House of Delegates.  (Should 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 12 Woodhaven Shores Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon

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

June 18 Last Day of School
Drive Safely 

June 19 Juneteenth the anniversary of the day in 1865 when news of the Emancipation Proclamation, and chattel slavery’s official end, reached enslaved Blacks in Galveston, Tex. This was months after the Confederate Army had surrendered to the Union, ending the Civil War; six months after Congress passed the 13th Amendment; and more than two full years after Abraham Lincoln had first issued the proclamation.

June 20 Hope Flows - Longest Day Fundraiser for Alzheimers 10-11 am at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.

June 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.

June 26 Softball Fundraiser 2 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141.  Bingo, Vendors, Food, Silent Raffles & More. Sponsored by New Kent Girls Softball League 10U All-Stars.

June 27 Car Wash noon to 3 pm at Advance Auto Parts, 2307 Pocahontas Trail. Sponsored by New Kent Girls Softball League 10U All-Stars.  Donations.

June 28 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Virtual Public Meeting #2 5 to 6 pm Learn which individual hazards such as floods, wildfires, and so forth pose the biggest threat to your neighborhood.  All are welcome, but meeting pre-registration is required - https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkce6srzkuHdWuO60hMPZ_AHVpHXV7o55W. Visit Plan RVA for more information or contact Katie Moody, Plan RVA, at 804-323-2033 or kmoody@planrva.org.

July 3 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

July 4 Independence Day

July 4 Fireworks at Colonial Downs  9 pm Families and kids welcome! Bring your lawn chairs and watch the fireworks from the parking lot.  Coolers allowed, but no alcohol or glass  Food Trucks 5 to 9 pm: Redemption BBQ, Dominion Dogs and Wrapperz D-lite.  Must be 18 or older to enter Rosie's.

July 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com

July 10 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

July 14 Pine Fork Park Dedication Ceremony 6:30pm

July 17 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

July 18  New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2 pm at Charlotte Woodall's at White House Landing.  Mark Daniel will present "Tunes and Tales of New Kent"

July 19 First Day of Thoroughbred Racing at Colonial Downs   See Colonial Downs for times and more information.    The Virginia Derby and Virginia Oaks are scheduled for August 31, 2021.

July 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting at Colonial Downs. 1 to 6 pm This is a joint meeting with the West Point Chamber.  1:05 to 1:30pm Guest Speaker: John Marshall, Executive Vice-president of Operations of Colonial Downs.  Posttime for the first race of the day is 1:45pm.  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

July 21 Pine Fork Park Playground Games & Popsicles 6:30pm

July 24 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

July 24 Dueling Pianos 8 pm at Colonial Downs Race Track, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Also August 21.

July 28 Pine Fork Park Dog Park Party 6:30pm

July 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com

July 31 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

August 3 National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at the Historic New Kent School Gym and Fields, 11809 New Kent Hwy. Ceremony starts at 6:15 pm.  For more information call Parks & Rec at 966-8502.

August 3 POSTPONED  Heritage Public Library 40th Birthday - New Kent Branch  6 to 8 pm 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23141

August 6-8 Virginia Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing; Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products; Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment

August 7 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

August 7 Jenna Bash Telethon 11 am to 3 pm The Jenna Bash Festival will be replaced this year by the Jenna Bash Telethon.  This will be a virtual and interactive event that you can access by logging on to our Facebook page at Proclaiming Grace Outreach.  Join us for this fun event! We look forward to seeing you there. 

August 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com

July 14 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

August 14 New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast SOLD OUT

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

August 18 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 21 Dueling Pianos 8 pm at Colonial Downs Race Track, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Also September 17.

August 21 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

August 28 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.  The market will be open every Saturday from May 15 thru August 28.

August 28 Catfish Dinner 11am to 1pm  and 4 to 6pm at the Mann Page Masonic Lodge Number 157, 9001 Boulevard Rd. in Providence Forge.  Eat In or Take Out.

September 3 C&F Bank Customer Appreciation Day 11 am to 3 pm Providence Forge Branch   Hot dogs, chips, drinks, cookies and snow cones. Plus fun for everyone with a bounce house, dunking booth, vendor fair, and the NK Fire and Rescue and Sheriff’s Office will be onsite.

September 6 Labor Day

September 7 First Day of School 
Drive Safely
 

September 8 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 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com

September 10 9/11 20th Anniversary Commeration Ceremony 8:30 am in front of the steps of the New Kent County Courthouse.  Sponsored by the New Kent Sheriff's Office and New Kent Fire-Rescue.

September 10 New Kent v Bruton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

September 17 First Day of In-person Early Voting in the November 2, 2021 General Election.

September 17 Dueling Pianos 8 pm at Colonial Downs Race Track, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Also August 21.

September 18 Fit-A-Thon 9 am to 2 pm at Active Life Fitness to benefit Bridges of Change. For more information email ActiveLifeFitness@gmail.com; call 804-557-3620; or visit www.activelifefitnesscenter.com

September 18 Cork-N-Brew Oyster Roast 11am to 6pm 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

September 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6pm at  Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Guest Speaker: Sheriff Joe McLaughlin. The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

September 24 New Kent v Poquoson - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

September 25 New Kent Fall Farmer's Market 8 am to 1 pm at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.

September 24 to 30 FREE Preview of HBO & Cinemax on COX Cable

September 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com.

October 2 Five Lakes Fall Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon. Follow the balloons and signs.

October 2 Pleasants Hardware Grand Opening 9am to 2pm. 2733 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141. (Former Source Hardware) Ribbon Cutting at 10am.

October 8 New Kent v York - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

 

October 9 New Kent County Fair 10am-6pm at New Kent Middle School, 7501 Egypt Road New Kent, VA 23124.  Pageant begins at 6pm.  More information on Facebook.

October 9 Fall Maker's Market noon to 4pm at Jolene Family Winery - 2750 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141.  Sip & Shop.

October 9, 16, 23, 30 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  An original, unique, terrifying experience that is part haunt, part escape room, part carnival, and part game of life.  Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church. For more information call 840-7937.

October 12 Deadline to Register to Vote in the November 2, 2021 General Election.

October 14 DMV Connect in New Kent 10 am to 3 pm in the Board Room of the New Kent Administration Building.  Follow the link to make an appointment.

October 14-17 Rockahock Bluegrass Festival noon to 10 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

October 15 Pine Fork Park Fall Festival 4 to 7pm at the park.  Games, Costume Contest, Trunk or Treat, and more. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation Department.   For more information call 804-966-8502.

October 16 Arbors Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon at the Arbors off of Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) north of Interstate 64, Exit 211. 



October 16 A Taste of New Kent Wine Festival 11 am to 5 pm at Maidstone Village Wineries, food, and entertainment. Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.

October 16, 23, 30 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  An original, unique, terrifying experience that is part haunt, part escape room, part carnival, and part game of life.  Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church. For more information call 840-7937.

October 16 Doug T Hypnotist 8 pm at Colonial Downs Race Track, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124. 

October 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meetin 6 pm at the New Kent Visitors Center, 7324 Vineyards Pkwy. Speaker: Jim Croyle with JMC Event Rentals. The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 20 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 21 Colonial Downs Wine Series - New Kent Winery 6 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Pkwy, New Kent, VA 23124.  Food Tastings and Entertainment.  Tickets: $15.

October 22 Deadline to Apply for a Ballot to be Mailed to You for the November 2, 2021 General Election.  Request must be received by the New Kent Voter Registration Office by 5 pm.

October 22 HOMECOMING New Kent v Tabb - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

October 23 Drug Take-Back Day 10 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Sheriff's Office, 11995 Courthouse Circle, New Kent, VA 23124.  The safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. 

October 23 Trunk or Treat 3-5 pm at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church, 9310 Townsend Road, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Wear a costume and bring a bag to collect goodies.  Trick or treating, games, pumpkin painting & snacks.

October 23, 24 Greater Lanexa Studio Tour A self-drive tour of studios featuring local artists and craftsmen. Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm.  Sunday: 11 am to 4 pm.  Follow the GLST signs from Rt 60 and Rt 627 in Eastern New Kent County. For more information see Greater Lanexa Studio Tour.

October 24 Fall Festival 5 to 8 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106).  Fun - Games - Treats.  For more information call 804 966-5238.

October 20-25 Tunnel to Towers at Rosie's in Richmond, 6807 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23225. A mobile exhibit remembering the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

October 27 Matthew's Haven Coat Distribution 9:30 to 11:30 am at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 8400 St. Peter's Lave, New Kent, VA 23124.

October 28 Colonial Downs Wine Series - Jolene Family Winery 6 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Pkwy, New Kent, VA 23124.  Food Tastings and Entertainment.  Tickets: $15.

October 16, 23, 30 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  An original, unique, terrifying experience that is part haunt, part escape room, part carnival, and part game of life.  Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church. For more information call 840-7937.

October 29 Saude Creek Spooktacular 5 to 10 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  

October 30 Last Day of In-person Early Voting in the November 2, 2021 General Election.  Voter Registration Office will open during week day business hours and on Saturday, Oct 23 and Saturday, Oct 30 for early voting.

October 30 New Kent Fall Farmer's Market 8 am to 1 pm at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.

October 30 Rotary Motor Fest 10am to 3pm at Rosie's Gaming Emporium at Colonial DownsFREE PUBLIC ADMISSION.  Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles.  Food Trucks plus Rotary and Colonial Downs food and drink.  Over 24 vendors.  Entertainment by Derby N Dance.  Covid vaccines and boosters.  Flue shots.   More information on Facebook.  Hosted by the Rotary Club of New Kent.

October 30 Brunswick Stew Sale Pick up noon to 2pm Sponsored by Emmaus Baptist Church.

October 30 Harvest Festival  3 to 5 pm at  Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

October 30 Halloween Costume Party 6  to 9 pm at New Kent Winery, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.

October 31 Trunk or Treat 4 to 6 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.   

October 31 Trunk or Treat 6 to 7:30 pm at Kentwood Heights Baptist Church, 2607 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141

November 2 General Election for Governor; Lt. Governor;  Attorney General; Virginia House of Delegates 97th District; New Kent District 5 School Board.  Candidate lists. Apply for a mail-in ballotAll voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 2, 2021 Statewide Election Results
November 2, 2021 New Kent Results
November 2, 2021 District 97 House of Delegates Results
November 2, 2021 New Kent District 5 School Board Results

November 4 Colonial Downs Wine Series - Saude Creek Winery 6 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Pkwy, New Kent, VA 23124.  Food Tastings and Entertainment.  Tickets: $15.

November 5 New Kent v Smithfield - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

November 6 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 7 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 DMV Select 8 am at the New Kent County Administration Building by appointment only.  No Walk-ins.  Schedule an appointment. 

November 13 Oaks Neighborhood Yard Sale 9 am to 2 pm at the Oaks, off of Egypt Road just past the New Kent Schools at New Kent Courthouse.

November 13 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 13 Veterans Picnic & Resource Fair 11 am to 4 pm at the Rockadome at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.    For more information call 804-966-8362.

November 13 Ian Lara 8 pm at Colonial Downs Race Track, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Stand-up comedian, podcaster, and musician. 

November 14 Thanksgiving Feast by Quinton Volunteer Fire and Rescue and the New Kent Lions Club  11 am to 2 pm at the fire house (New Kent Station 2) 5251 New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249)  Drive Thru Only.

November 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meetin 6 pm at the New Kent Administration Building, Board of Supervisors' Meeting Room, 12007 Courthouse Circle, New Kent, VA 23124. Business Road Rules - Part 2 with Jim Croyle of JMC Event Rentals. The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

November 20 Patriots Landing Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon. Come by the Patriots Landing Clubhouse for a cup of coffee and map.  7351 Patriots Landing Place, Quinton, VA 23141.

November 20 COVID Booster Clinic for those 18 and older  9 am to noon at New Kent High School, 7365 Egypt Rd New Kent VA 23124.  Sponsored by New Kent County and the Chickahominy Health District.  If you would like to schedule an appointment for a booster shot, please call the New Kent County COVID call center at 804-966-9677. All three vaccines will be available and those who need a first, second, or third shot.  Call for an appointment.

November 20 Turkey Trot 5K 10 am to noon at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Race starts at 10 am.   For more information see  New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

November 20 International Family Games Afternoon 1 to 4 pm at  Heritage Public Library New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124.  The library has a large variety of games to choose from to play.  Feel free to bring one of your favorites, too!

November 24 Dueling Pianos 8 pm at Colonial Downs Race Track, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Also November 26.

 

November 25 Thanksgiving Day

November 25 Forge Thanksgiving Feast noon to 4 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Road.  Sponsored by the Forge Foundation. All are invited.  All you can eat for 99 cents. EAT IN or TAKE OUT. For more information contact Ron Stiers at 804-432-9696 or ron@ronstiers.com.  Donations can be made to the Forge Foundation, P. O. Box 4, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

November 26 Dueling Pianos 8 pm at Colonial Downs Race Track, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Also November 24.

November 25, 26, 27, 28 Cox Cable Free Preview of HBO Max, Showtime, Starz, and EPIX

 

Grand Illumination

November 28 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.

November 28 New Kent Holiday Market 3 to 6 pm at the New Kent Grand Illumination at the Historic New Kent Courthouse.

November 28 New Kent Historical Society Christmas Open House 3 to 6 pm at the Family History and Research Center in the old jail beside the Historic Courthouse.  Held in conjunction with the New Kent Grand Illumination.

December 1 Holiday Book Sale Starts at Heritage Public Library New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124.  Fill a HPL bag for $5.00 with books, audio books, and DVDs. Hosted by the Friends of the Heritage Public Library.

December 1, 2, 3 Drive Through Live Nativity 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Liberty Baptist Church on Rt. 60 in Lanexa. You will travel through twelve scenes depicting the birth of Jesus and more. There will be real actors, actresses, animals and outstanding scenery. Come and experience the creation of God, the birth of Jesus, and the resurrection. Free.  Everyone is invited.  For more information call 966-2659.

December 3 Trivia Night 6:30 to 9:30 pm at the Talleysville Brewing Company at New Kent Winery, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA, 23124 in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

December 4 Holiday Open House and Sip and Shop  11 am to 5 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com   

December 4 Concealed Carry Permit Class - Utah/Virginia 11 am to 3 pm at Rivah Rock Grill & Seafood at  Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.

December 5 Sip & Shop Holiday Market with Santa 11 am to 4 pm at Jolene Family Winery, 2750 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141. Shop the Holiday Market in the Barrel Room from noon to 4 pm.  Family pictures with Santa from 11 am to 1 pm in the Greenhouse.

December 6 New Kent Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes Due


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