"Mobile Home Sweet Home"
New Kent StageHands

at New Kent Middle School Auditorium
April 7, 8, 9, 2017

 Opening of the New Kent Heritage Public Library
at the new location in Maidstone - April 5, 2017 

Ribbon-Cutting and Reception - April 8, 2017

All American Muscle Car Celebration
at New Kent Winery
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent
April 22, 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 Chamber of Commerce

April 18, 2017










New Kent County Community Information and Links


Link to New Kent County Official Web Site


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

Speech by Khizr Khan at Democratic Convention

Best Election Ad

Declassified Report on Russian Election Hacking

"The only time that is the end of the world is the end of the world"
President Barack Obama 1/18/2017

March 25 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 1 pm at Providence Forge Hardware, 9321 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Proceeds to benefit the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Youth Progam.

March 29 Move the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library from 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen to it's new location at 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  Help is needed.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

March 30 Cooking Class with  6 to 7 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 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 Martha Martin.

March 31 Preschool Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 to 1130 am at Quinton Park. For One to Five year olds. RSVP requested by March 14 to 966-8502. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

March 31 New Kent Christian Center Coffee House 7 pm in the barn at NKCC, 9660 Tunstall Rd., New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804-557-3323 or visit www.newkentcc.com

April 4 Chickahominy Area Triad Spring Fling 9:30 am to 2 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Age Ages 55+.  Health and Safety Fair. Lunch incouded at 12:30 pm.  No Fee.  Reservations required by March 24. Contact Pat Armbrust at 804-822-3062 or 804-932-3893 or Nancy Goodman at 804-966-1853x5123

April 5 Opening of the New Kent Heritage Public Library  at it's new location at 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. For more information call 804-966-2480.

April 7, 8, 9 Mobile Home Sweet Home - New Kent StageHands April 7: 7:30 pm; April 8: 7:30 pm; April 9: 2:30 pm at New Kent Middle School Auditorium.   Advance Sales: $7; A the door: $10. For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155.

April 7 Fish Dinner 6 pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2631 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141.  The Public is welcome.  For more information call 804 932-4125.

April 8 Ribbon-Cutting and Reception at the New Kent Heritage Public Library  10 am to 2 pm at it's new location at 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

April 12 New Kent Relay for Life Planning Meeting 6:30 pm  For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

April 13 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 Martha Martin.

April 14 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502.

April 15-17 Spring Bluegrass Festival at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Hosted by Sweet Brenda and Him.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

April 16 Easter Sunday

April 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm   The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

April 22 New Kent Envirothon - Earth Day 9 am to 2 pm at the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, beside the 1930 School. A day of Earth friendly activities for all ages.  For more information call 804-966-9645.


April 22 All American Muscle Car Celebration 11 am to 4 pm at New Kent Winery, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106. 200+ Classic & Contemporary Muscle Cars & Trucks - Sports Cars - Customs - Street Rods & Motorcycles.  Wine, Craft Beer, Oysters, Food Vendors, Rock N’ Roll, Silent Auction and Raffle.  Proceeds benefit the Families of the Wounded Fund and Bridging Communities Regional Tech Center scholarships. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net

See the Community Calendar
for more 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

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:

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

LaVonne Patterson Allen, Professional Genealogist

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
Mon-Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-2

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

New Kent Optical
Kentwood Square on Rt. 249 in Quinton
Call 804-972-7143

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
6125D Chesapeake Circle at Rt. 155 and I-64. (near Dairy Queen)  

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.  


 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

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: Monday, April 3, 7 pm at New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: April 10, 6 pm
Work Session: March 29, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: April 17, 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

New Kent Tourism Site 
New Kent Business Directory

New Kent Organizations

New Kent Democratic Party
New Kent Churches
Guide to Living in New Kent

Rotary Club of New Kent
Providence Forge Ruritan Club
New Kent Community Development Corporation

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New Kent County
History Books
 available for sale at
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
2017 Calendar

Parliamentary Procedure Books
are available for sale on this site

Parliamentary Procedure Books A Bibliography
2nd Edition
The Order and Course of Passing Bills in Parliament, 1641

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