Mystery-Dinner Theatre
Performed by New Kent StageHands
September 30, 2017

Farmer's Market
at the New Kent Winery
September 17, 2017

Greater Lanexa Studio Tour
October 28, 29, 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

Rope N' Run
at the Murphy Farm on Airport Road
to benefit the Special Olympics in New Kent

September 16, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WELCOME TO
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

New Kent County Twitter Page

NEW KENT RESOURCE GUIDE

NEW: Sign up for New Kent County Emergency and Weather Alerts

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

September 15 New Kent v Bruton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

September 16 Rope N' Run - at the Murphy Farm on Airport Road - Barrel Racing, Team Roping, Open Tie Down, Walk up Goat Tying, vendors, food, Silent Auction.  Sponsored by the Special Olympics.  All proceeds and donations will go to benefit the Special Olympics in New Kent.  For more information contact murphyfarmva@gmail.com 

September 17 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

CANCELLED September 17-18 Classics on the Green at New Kent Winery in Talleysville, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  Sponsored by Classic Automotive Events of Virginia, Inc., in conjunction with the Central Virginia British Car Club.  Tickets available at New Kent Winery or www.classicsonthegreen.com 

September 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Proclaiming Grace Outreach Center, 20051 Tabernacle Road, Barhamsville, VA 23011.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

September 20 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and Virginia Blood Services.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information or to make a reservation see www.vadonor.org and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 804-337-7296.

September 21 Day of Play New Kent County was named a Playful City USA Community.  For more information see Inside New Kent or call NKPR at 966-8502.

September 23, 24 Chickahominy Indian Tribe Fall Festival & Pow-Wow  At the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds, 8200 Lott Cary Road in Charles City County. Indian Dancers, Arts and Crafts, Indian Fry Bread, and more.

September 27 Virginia Senior Games Prep for 2018 11 am Location to be determined.  Please bring a side covered dish item to share to go with chicken.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

September 29 New Kent v Jamestown - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

September 30 Cork-N-Brew Oyster Roast 5 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089, overlooking the Pamunkey River.  Tickets are $10 and include a souvenir glass, a glass of wine from our tasting menu or a cup of beer.  Tickets can be purchased at the winery only.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see  Saudé Creek Vineyards

September 30 Mystery-Dinner Theatre 6:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141.  Meet and greet the performers at 6 pm.  Performed by New Kent StageHands and benefiting the New Kent County Fair Association. Tickets must be purchased in advance.  For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155 or Karen at 932-3450. 

October 1 Harvest Festival 11 am to 5 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

October 6 "Fore the Children" Golf Tournament at Brickshire Golf Club.  Sponsored by the New Kent Junior Woman's Club to benefit youth programs in New Kent County.  11:30 am.  For more information contact Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080, email sscottanddeb@aol.com; or Jo Driscole at 757-880-2989, email jo.a.driscole.civ@mail.mil.

October 7 Fall Festival 8 am to 2 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway.  Huge Yard Sale, Bake Sale, Brunswick Stew, Breakfast and Lunch.  Homegrown Vegetables and Pumpkins, Children's Activities and Games.  New Kent Humane Society Pet Adoption, 8 am to 2 pm. For more information call 932-4973.

October 14 A Day at the New Kent Ordinary 10 am to 6 pm at the Ordinary, 12000 New Kent Hwy, across from the historic New Kent Courthouse.  Speakers on New Kent and Charles City history, Revolutionary War encampment, colonial era music, children's archaeological dig, and more.
Unveiling of the new James Lafayette portrait at 2 pm. 

October 14 GOA Fall Oyster & Shrimp Festival 1:30 to 11:30 pm at Ed Allen's Campground & Cottages, 13501 Campground Rd., Lanexa, VA 23089.  Purchase tickets at GOA Fall Oyster & Shrimp Festival.

October 14 St. Peter's Oyster Roast Serving 4-6 pm at 11805 Whitehouse Rd on the Pamunkey River. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church. Advance Tickets: Adults: $35; $40 at the door; Children ages 6-12: $10.  For more information call 932-4846 email stpeters.admin1@gmail.com or see St. Peter's Oyster Roast.  Tickets also available at Wood's Body Shop, 5421 Pocahontas Trail (Rt. 60), Email stacey@woodsbodyshop.com

October 15 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

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 Special Olympics
Enroll through July 19 for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.  To sign up contact Peggy Ramon at 804-441-1038 or Amanda Ramon at 804-840-9732 or email NewKent_SOVA_6@aol.com.

 New Kent Rappahannock Community College
New Kent Campus

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

Featured Businesses:
 

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
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.  

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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: October 2, 7 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting: Monday, October 9, 6 pm
Work Session: Wednesday, September 27, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: September 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


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

Last updated September 13, 2017

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www.newkent.net
is maintained and paid for by
Stran Trout as a service to the community, and is not an official New Kent government site.

Copyright 1998-2017 by Stran L. Trout

NO COUNTY FUNDS ARE USED TO SUPPORT THIS SITE.

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
2017 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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On the Road - links for travelers
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NK CC Chronicle
Tidewater Review
Daily Press
Times Dispatch
Virginia Gazette
WVEC TV 
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New Kent Needs You to Volunteer!
Why We Do It

(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