New Kent Community Grand Illumination
 and Jingle Bell Jog
at New Kent Historic Courthouse
November 26, 2017

Providence Forge Christmas Parade
Pocahontas Trail
December 10, 2017

Breakfast with Santa
 at Quinton Volunteer Fire and Rescue
December 2, 2017

 

New Kent Historical Society Museum
in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
Open from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays

New Kent Historical Society Family Research Center
in the old Jail at NK Courthouse
Open from 10 am to 2 pm on Mondays

  New Kent Historical Society  Museum
Holiday Open House
December 2, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
at Source Hardware in Quinton
Begins November 24, 2017

 

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NEW KENT COUNTY VIRGINIA

New Kent County Community Information and Links

NEW KENT ROAD MAP

Link to New Kent County Official Web Site

New Kent County Facebook Page

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NEW KENT RESOURCE GUIDE

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Remember Our Men and Women in Uniform
-  A Long Way from Home
  
(GCS Distributing Tributes)

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
Begins November 24, 2017

at Source Hardware on Rt. 249 (New Kent Highway ) in Quinton
Beautiful Freshly Cut Fraser Fir Trees.  Starting at $40.  Pick the right tree for your home.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent
Friday, Nov 24: 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday, Nov 25:
10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, Nov 26: noon to 5 pm. 
Friday, Dec 1: 3 to 5 pm
Saturday, Dec 2:
10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, Dec 3: noon to 5 pm.
Friday, Dec 8: 3 to 5 pm
Saturday, Dec 9:
10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, Dec 10: noon to 5 pm.
Trees sell out early!

November 26 Jingle Bell Jog 2:30 check in; 3:30 pm Jog begins at the New Kent County Courthouse and school. $10 per person.  One mile run.  Long sleeved T-shirt, Jingle bell bracelet, Hot Chocolate at the Community Tree lighting. Registration. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

November 26 New Kent Community Grand Illumination Begins at dusk at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Pictures with Santa, Children's Activities Caroling Storytelling Crafts & Vendors Local Entertainment Hot Chocolate Bar Food Vendors Pony Rides (weather permitting)  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

December 2 Quinton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Breakfast with Santa (New Kent Station 2)  8 to 11 am at the fire house, 5251 New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249)  Adults: $8; Kids ages 2-11: $6.  Come enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa at the Station!

December 2 Holiday Open House at the New Kent Historical Society  Museum 10 am to 3 pm in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
Music, crafts, cookies and more.

December 2 Kringle & Jingle Holiday Open House 11 am to 6 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089

December 3 New Kent Historical Society Meeting and Holiday Get Together 3 to 5 pm at Cumberland Plantation.  Refreshments will be seved. The meeting is open to the pubic and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend.  RSVP by November 26 to pcradwani@vcu.edu.

December 7 Lawyers Helping Seniors Day 1 to 4 pm at the New Kent Human Services Building, 7911 Courthouse Way at New Kent Courthouse.  Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney, and Advance Medical Directives will be prepared free for older adults and persons with disabilities.  There is an income eligibility requirement.  Please call 804-966-1853 to confirm eligibility and to sign up.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Department of Social Services, Williams Mullen Law Firm, and Senior Connections.

December 10 Providence Forge Christmas Parade 2 pm Along Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Highway) in Providence from Carriage Road to Olivet Church Road.  Some traffic will be diverted.

December 14 Santa's Calling  5:30 to 8:30 pm  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net

See the Community Calendar
for more 2017 events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2017
Past Calendar Events 2016

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


New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

  Chickahominy Indians - Charles City
Chickahominy Indians Eastern Division
- New Kent


2017 Virginia Legislature

Link to Virginia Legislative Events
Provided by Delegate Chris Peace

 New Kent Rappahannock Community College
New Kent Campus

at the newly renovated old New Kent High School building
11825 New Kent Highway.
 

Featured Businesses:

 

Vaiden Inn Bed and Breakfast
11920 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA 23124
(across from New Kent Courthouse)
Call 804-557-2333

 

New Hope Food Pantry
for Seniors, Disabled and Families of New Kent and Charles City
Mondays from 4 to 5:30 pm and Fridays from 3 to 4:30 pm
at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140

Catch-A-Penny
Antiques, artifacts, local crafts and art, unique jewelry, and more
in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse.  Next to Active Life Fitness.

 

Colonial Kitchen & Market
at New Kent Courthouse
(in the former Rose & Crown Restaurant)

 

New Kent Mini Storage
New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249) and Airport Road
Climate Controlled - Drive-up - RV & Boat Storage

Call 804-557-3194


Aspen Burger Company
Open 11 am to 9 pm
Maidstone Village at New Kent Courthouse.


Hole Family Donuts & More
3300 New Kent Hwy, Quinton

 Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast
3351 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Providence Forge

New Kent Forestry Conference Center
1245 sq ft Conference Room and 16 guest rooms
at the New Kent Forestry Center on Rt. 60 just east of Providence Forge
Now available for meetings, family reunions, retreats, parties, etc.

The Not New Shop
Consignment and Resale Shop
on New Kent Hwy in Quinton, next to the Post Office.
Contact Linda Peaco-Mason at 804-832-6880 or lpeaco@aol.com.

Safari Coffee Shop
Kentwood Crossings in Quinton
Open Mondays through Fridays 6 to 11 am and 3-7 pm; Saturdays: 7 am to 3 pm: and Sundays 8 to 10 am.  Non-profit shop operated by Journey Christian Fellowship to support the Church's missions.

New Kent Senior Citizens Food Pantry
4375 Olivet Church Road
Open Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 am
Contact nkscfoodpantry@gmail.com

New Kent Humane Society
PO Box 104, Providence Forge, VA 23140, 804 966-7105
Dedicated to helping homeless animals.

Chickahominy Animal Hospital
Linda O'Brien, DVM
8250 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge 23140
804 966-1300

Go Bucket List Travel
Nancy and Tony Cassano of New Kent
Toll Free & Fax 855-gobucket

Cornerstone Thrift Store
8921 Pocahontas Trail, at the stop light in Providence Forge
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm
Providing residential and transportation services to persons with intellectual disabilities
Call 804 932-3333 for more information or to make a donation

The Barber Shop
10500 New Kent Hwy (Rick's at Old River Road)
Mon-Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-2

Frazier Produce
Monday through Saturday at the Stop Light on Rt. 60 in Providence Forge.

Royall Construction
Class A Licensed General Contractor.
Bill Drumheller, P.O. Box 743
Quinton, VA 23141, (804) 651-3510

Active Life Fitness
Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse

New Kent Glass
Commercial and Residential
8920 Pocahontas Trail, at the light in Providence Forge

Couch's Corner Berries
 
Pick your own strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Red Raspberries, Bush Black Cherry, Bush Red Cherry.  8201 Poindexter Rd For availability call 804-932-3169 or email couchscornerberries@gmail.com

Chickahominy Lake Bass Tournaments
at Eagle's Landing and Ed Allen's Boats and Bait

NK Schools Sports Schedules
NK High School
NK Middle School

New Kent Branch of the Heritage Public Library
7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124
in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse
 

New Kent Historical Society
Open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse. Contact LaVonne, "The Jailor", at lavonne@newkenthistoricalsoc.com to arrange a visit at other times.

Bay Transit Bus Service for New Kent and Charles City 6 am to 6 pm.  Curb-to-Curb service for all NK and CC residents.  Fares are $1 each way anywhere in Charles City or New Kent. Call 966-7650 in advance to schedule a ride.

New Kent County in 1863 by Dallas Oslin  $30 plus tax and shipping (total $35.50).   Contact Dallas Oslin at 4801 Atwood Rd., Sandston, VA 23150.  

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 New Kent Wine Trail
Richmond Times Dispatch Article, August 19, 2015

New Kent Winery in Talleysville is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Tuesdays through Sundays.  Live music on Friday evenings at Music and Menu (Closed on Mondays) 6 varieties of New Kent Wine are available for taste and sale.

Saudé Creek Vineyards Wednesdays through Mondays from 11 am to 6 pm (Fridays until 9 pm)16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Winery, Tasting Room.  Live music every Saturday and Sunday 2 to 5 pm.  BBQ for sale.  Picnics Welcome.  Free Admission.  Indoor and outdoor facilities for weddings, musical events and celebrations.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

Gauthier Vineyards, 5000 Farmers Drive, Barhamsville, VA 23011  4 to 8 pm on Fridays and 11 am to six pm on Saturday and Sunday. To make reservations for private tastings - a minimum of six is required – please call in advance at 757-634-7527, or contact via e-mail at  info@gauthiervineyard.com

COMING SPRING 2018: White Plains Farm & Vineyard On Old Church Road.  Vineyard and Tasting Room. Vintners: Chris and Ashley Peace.  Expect Voigmer and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. 

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Map
Regular Meeting: December 4, 7 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting: Monday, December 11, 6 pm
Work Session: Wednesday, November 29, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: Decmber 18, 6:30 pm

Board of Supervisors' meetings and Planning Commission Meetings are broadcast on Cox Cable Channel 48 during the week following the meeting at 9 am, noon, 3 pm, and 6 pm. 


                           Photo: Dale Monahan

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New Kent County
History Books
 available for sale at
 the
New Kent Historical Society - Old Jail
at New Kent Courthouse

General J. E. B. Stuart's Ride Around the Union Army - The events in New Kent County on June 13, 14, 1862

Last of the White House -
The Evacuation and Destruction of White House on the Pamunkey River by the Union Army on June 25-29, 1862

A Trip Up the Pamunkey River with a Flag of Truce
- An Expedition to move Union patients from the Talleysville Hospital on July 11, 1862

New Kent Courthouse District - from the 17th to the 21st Century

New Kent History
2018 Calendar
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Parliamentary Procedure Books
are available for sale on this site

Parliamentary Procedure Books A Bibliography
2nd Edition
and
The Order and Course of Passing Bills in Parliament, 1641
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(NK Fire Co 1) 
966-5322

**Quinton Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services (NK Fire Co 2) 
932-3866

Lanexa Fire-Rescue Station 4, P. O. Box 69, Providence Forge, VA 23140. 

**Weir Creek Emergency Services (NK Fire Co 3) 
843-2012
New Kent Fire and Rescue 
966-9618