PAST CALENDAR EVENTS 2021
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA
 

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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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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 accross 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.

 


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