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Our "Hanover Community Calendar" is populated with events submitted by you! This calendar highlights non-profit, special and neighbor events all across our area.

Hosting an event? If you, or an area organization, is hosting an event let us know. Event postings should follow these parameters:

    1. The event must take place within Hanover County OR be hosted by a Hanover Chamber member
    2. The event must be community focused and intended to provide support, fundraising, care or fun to area residents and chamber members
    3. Note this calendar is not intended for reoccurring seminars or group meetings, sales events or workshops given by individual for-profit companies

    When you submit events, please be sure to include the date, time, location/address, web link and an image or logo. Community calendar postings that fit our criteria will be made publicly visible on our website and in newsletters within a week of being sent to us; send events 4-6 weeks in advance for maximum exposure. Send events to kelley@hanoverchamberva.com.

    Upcoming Community Events

      • November 18, 2022
      • January 02, 2023
      • www.HanoverVolunteers.org

      Hanover’s 2022 “Making Holidays Bright”  Wish List of organizations seeking holiday assistance for those they serve.

      “In person” volunteering need are limited, but this year’s list is full of opportunities to show compassion and bring joy to others. For nearly 20 years, Hanover’s “Making Holidays Bright” wish list has provided individuals, businesses and community groups with opportunities and contact information of local agencies that are in need of support as they serve others during the Holiday season.


      • November 29, 2022
      • Instagram

      Village Bank will be hosting the second annual Giving Tuesday Giveaway. They will be giving away a $500 prize to a local nonprofit on November 29th

      WHEN: Giving Tuesday, November 29th

      WHERE: Village Bank Instagram

      WHAT: Follow Village Bank, like the Giving Tuesday post, and tag your nonprofit in the comments

      HOW: The more people who mention your organization, the more entries you receive 

      • December 02, 2022
      • 7:00 PM
      • December 04, 2022
      • 4:00 PM
      • Church of the Redeemer located at 8275 Meadowbridge Road in Mechanicsville

      The 2022 "No Room at the Inn" is just around the corner.

      It's a weekend long event that supports homelessness, our neighbors facing eviction and haitian families.

      The event will start with a Gala Preview on Friday, December 2nd from 7pm to 10pm for adults only. There will be live music, good food & beverages, along with the chance to bid on items at a live and silent auction. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. On Saturday, December 3rd from 10am to 4pm and Sunday, December 4th from 9am to 4pm, everyone from all ages are invited to experience 350 nativities from all around the world.

      Tickets are $5 for adults and $1 for those 18 and younger.

      Proceeds will build two houses in Haiti and support Mechanicsville Churches Emergency Functions which helps provide rent to prevent eviction in Hanover County.



      Number of Homes Built in Haiti will reach 31 in 2022

      More than $325,000 raised.  Twenty-nine homes built in Haiti.  Dozens of local families living in safe housing.  As it marks the Fifteenth Annual No Room at the Inn exhibit, Catholic Church of the Redeemer is preparing to continue its mission to provide housing for those in need.  Since December 2008, the nativities exhibit has been a celebration of the true meaning of Christmas and a successful fundraiser. 

      “The exhibit includes hundreds of nativities from around the world and provides a powerful and prayerful way to begin the Advent season,” said Rev. James Cowles, pastor of Church of the Redeemer.

      The No Room weekend starts with a Gala Preview on Friday, December 2 from 7 to 10 pm.  Adults are invited to an evening of food, beverages, live and silent auctions, and music.  Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  All ages are invited on Saturday Dec. 3 from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday Dec. 4 from 9 am to 4 pm.  Tickets for Saturday and Sunday are $5 for adults and $1 for 18 and younger.

      The children’s room returns in 2022, with activities that include crafts and taking part in a live nativity. In addition, the online auction, which premiered in 2020, returns to allow folks to participate remotely. The online auction goes live on “Black Friday,” November 25.

      The $325,000 raised in the past 14 years has gone to provide modest homes in Haiti and support the local work of Ashland Supportive Housing, Hanover Safe Place, Safe Harbor, MCEF, CARITAS, and My Path Forward.

      Proceeds from this year’s No Room at the Inn will build two houses in Haiti and support Mechanicsville Churches Emergency Functions (MCEF) which provides emergency rent to prevent eviction in Hanover and My Path Forward which provides young people aging out of Virginia’s foster care system with a powerful combination of housing and crucial support services.

      For more information visit https://www.churchredeemer.org/No-Room-at-the-Inn-Gala- or call the church at (804) 746-4911, extension 222.

      • December 03, 2022
      • Downtown Ashland

      Ashland Christmas Market
      In the spirit of holiday markets around the world, Downtown Ashland Association hosts an artisan market throughout downtown. Local shops throw open their doors, artists and crafters setup tents, and food trucks dot the streets. Learn more

      • December 04, 2022
      • 2:00 PM

      Rotary Club Of Mechanicsville

      Christmas Parade

      More Info.

      Application Deadline – November 5, 2022
      All Applications must be Postmarked by November 5, 2022, mailed (USPS) to:
      Rotary Club of Mechanicsville
      PO Box 992
      Mechanicsville, VA 23111
      No e-mailed or faxed Applications will be accepted

      • December 07, 2022
      • 12:00 PM
      • 10407 Chamberlayne Rd, Mechanicsville

      George Mason Mortgage

      Wednesday, December 7

      Ribbon Cutting: Noon

      Grand Opening: 11:30am-1pm

      10407 Chamberlayne Rd, Mechanicsville

      By attending, you accept the risk that any interaction with the general public poses an elevated possibility of being exposed to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during the event.

      • December 11, 2022
      • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
      • 9204 Center Oak Court, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
      • December 11, 2022
      • 1:30 PM
      • 9225 Atlee Rd, Mechanicsville

      Proactive Massage + Bodywork

      Celebrating 20 Years!

      Sunday, December 11, 1-4pm

      Milestone Ribbon Tying: 1:30pm

      9225 Atlee Rd, Mechanicsville

      It’s Proactive Massage + Bodywork's 20th Anniversary and they are so excited to be celebrating 20 years in Hanover County! Come out and celebrate with them for their Milestone Ribbon Tying.

      See Press Release

      By attending, you accept the risk that any interaction with the general public poses an elevated possibility of being exposed to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during the event.

      • December 11, 2022
      • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
      • 2300 Dumbarton Rd.

      • December 14, 2022
      • 12:00 PM
      • Virtual

      CNBC's Small Business Playbook: Strategic Planning for 2023

      Happening virtually on December 14th at 12pm ET, CNBC's Small Business Playbook will provide actionable advice to assist entrepreneurs with navigating a rocky road ahead, while uncovering hidden opportunities to help businesses not just survive, but thrive in 2023.


      CNBC Small Business Playbook is a complimentary virtual event


      • October 23, 2023
      • Hunting Hawk Golf Club


      Monday, October 23

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    More events are added each week! Check back to stay informed.




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