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community EVENTS

Contact the event host directly with any questions about an event.

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

    Upcoming Community Events

      • February 16, 2023
      • April 20, 2023
      • 3 sessions
      • webinar

      Hanover County Community Services (HCSS) Employment Services – Supported Employment

      Supported Employment is a program that supports individuals with disabilities to find and maintain employment through matching their skills and abilities with employers in the community. Employment Specialists work one on one with Hanover businesses to understand your workforce needs and then match the skills of individuals with disabilities with the unique needs of your business. Supported Employment promotes diversity and inclusion and is a service provided at no cost to employers.  To learn more, view this short video.

      For more information, please contact Amy Thomas at (804) 365-6626 or

      Webinar hosted on the third Thursday of the month.

      "Supported Employment Building for the Future: Your Questions Answered"

      Microsoft Teams meeting

      Join on your computer, mobile app or room device

      Click here to join the meeting

      Meeting ID: 299 438 556 681
      Passcode: XD8pMe

      Download Teams | Join on the web

      Or call in (audio only)

      +1 469-294-4078,,210867326#   United States, Dallas

      Phone Conference ID: 210 867 326#

      • February 22, 2023
      • March 31, 2023

      Developing Community Leaders Award is given to graduating seniors from Hanover’s high schools who demonstrate strong leadership potential and a mindset of community betterment. Applicants must intend to continue their education at a two or four-year college or vocational training school.

      More Info.

      • March 03, 2023
      • March 24, 2023

      Hanover County Department of Community Resources is now seeking to identify Centenarians to invite to the Finding Value in Your Prime Event on April 13, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Fairmount Christian Church located at 6502 Creighton Rd. Mechanicsville VA 23111. Family or friends of a centenarian living in the County who wants to be part of the celebration need to complete the form (click on "More Info." below for the form).

      If you have additional questions, comments or inquires about this program, please feel free to call the Community Resources Team at 804-365-4300 or email us at  

      The last day to submit a completed form is March 24, 2023

      More Info.

      • March 16, 2023
      • April 06, 2023


      The Department of Parks & Recreation strives to enhance Hanover County residents' overall quality of life by promoting active lifestyles, continued learning, social interaction, community engagement and environmental stewardship. The Department provides a wide range of special events, community recreation, therapeutic recreation, active adult recreation and the Hanover County Museum of History and Culture. Hanover County Parks & Recreation would like to offer you the opportunity to promote your organization to the community, while also showing your support of special events.

      2023 Event Sponsorship Packages

      Direct questions to

      • March 25, 2023
      • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • 7450 Colts Neck Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23111

      MISSION POSSIBLE 5k & Festival

      New Song United Methodist Church

      **REGISTER by Jan. 31**

      All proceeds benefit the summer of 2023 international mission trip to the Dominican Republic.   

      More Info.

      • March 30, 2023
      • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Awards at Hanover High School and Dinner Reception at Hanover Tavern

      March 30, 2023 | 5:00 – 8:00pm

      Sponsorship Opportunities and

      Tickets Available Now!

      Awards Ceremony 5pm, Hanover High School
      Dinner Reception 6:15pm, Hanover Tavern

      This signature event is a recognition and appreciation of our Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The deputies dedicated to keeping our county businesses and residents are more than deserving of our thanks.  Please join us for the Sheriff’s Annual Awards Ceremony, followed by a dinner reception open to all deputies, their families and our chamber community. Proceeds from this event benefit the Sheriff's Foundation and allow deputies/families to attend the dinner at no cost, in gratitude to our sponsors and citizen tickets.

      Sponsorships Available: $500 and $1,000

      Citizen Tickets for the Reception: $40 per person

      More info, become a sponsor or purchase citizen tickets.

      'A Salute to Heroes' is co-hosted by Col. David Hines, Sheriff, and the Hanover Chamber Foundation. This community event is open to the public. A Special Thank You to Emma Lee Mitchell and David Fuller, Event Co-Chairs. Col. David Hines & his staff, and our Sponsors for making this Annual event a success!


      • March 31, 2023
      • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Patrick Henry High School