New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast
at the Providence Forge Recreation Center
August 24, 2019

 New Kent Chamber of Commerce
at  Colonial Downs

August 20, 2019
The Virginia Derby & The Oaks
 at Colonial Downs

August 31, 2019


New Kent Historical Society Museum
in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
10am to 2pm on Saturdays
New Kent Historical Society Family Research Center
in the old Jail at NK Courthouse
10am to 2pm on Mondays

New Kent County Fair
at New Kent Middle School
August 16, 17, 18, 3019






 Old Dominion Band -Live
at  Colonial Downs  
Tickets on sale June 15
September 1, 2019



New Kent County Community Information and Links

New Kent GIS Map

Link to New Kent County Official Web Site

New Kent County Facebook Page

New Kent County Twitter Page



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

NEW: New Kent County Broadband Survey

Habitat for Humanity - New Kent Volunteers Needed

The Mueller Report in 10 Acts

Lawfare Mueller Report Executive Sumaries
Lawfare: Mueller Report Podcast

August 6 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at the Parks & Recreation Fields & Gym at New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks & Recreation Department, New Kent Sheriff's Office, and New Kent Fire & Rescue.  Cool Treats, Car Seat Checks, Bounce House, Child ID, Backyard Games, Demos, Fellowship. For more information call 804-966-8502 or

August 8 First Day of Thoroughbred Racing at Colonial Downs  15 days of racing are planned for 2019.   30 race days are planned for 2020.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information.  Live racing dates in 2019: Aug 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-30, Sept 2, and 6-7. Free live concerts after the races.  See Colonial Downs.  The Virginia Derby and Virginia Oaks are scheduled for August 31, 2019.

August 9, 10 Fundraiser for Brad Windes at Ed Allen's Campground in Lanexa. Bounce House, Waterslide and more.

August 10 Chocolate Making Workshop 11 am to noon at the Heritage Public Library New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information see or call 804-966-2480.

August 10 Summer Hope Music Festival benefitting The Doorways Noon to 8 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

August 11 Wine & Floral Design Workshop 2 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Call 804-966-5896 or see

August 14 Blood Drive 3 to 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and the Amerian Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

August 16, 17 Under the Stars 6 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.


August 16, 17, 18 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent Middle School, 7501 Egypt Rd.

August 19 Wills vs. Trusts: Estate Planning Seminar 11:30 am at the Heritage Public Library New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124.  Presented and Sponsored by Rhiannon M. Hartman and Jonathan B. Osler, Attorneys.  The seminar is free, but seating is limited.  Register at 1-866-479-2900 ext 201 or at Carrell Blanton Ferris.

August 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Colonial Downs hosted by Coldwell Banker Traditions.   The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 21 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.

August 24 Magic Show 11 am to noon at the Heritage Public Library New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information see or call 804-966-2480.

August 24 New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast  - 4 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road just East of Providence Forge.  All You Can Eat Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans and beverages.  Music by Timberwolf.  $35 admission - Advance Ticket Sales Only.  Tickets are available at C&F bank in Providence Forge and at BB&T in Charles City.  For more information call Debbie Ivey at 966-2264.

August 31 The Virginia Derby and The Oaks at Colonial Downs  15 days of racing are planned for 2019.  30 race days are planned for 2020.  See Colonial Downs for times and more information.  Other live racing dates in 2019: Aug 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-30, Sept 2, and 6-7.

September 1 Old Dominion Band - Live Performance 7 pm at  Colonial Downs  #1 hit on Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts with "Make it Sweet".  Tickets go on sale beginning on June 15 at 10am.  See Old Dominion at Colonial Downs for more information.

September 2 Labor Day

September 4 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at Brickshire Golf Club, 5520 Virginia Park Drive.  1 pm shotgun start. Golf, Steak Dinner, Prizes  $75 per person/ $300 per team.   Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-337-7296 or email

September 6 New Kent v Colonial Heights - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

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for future events

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Past Calendar Events 2019
Past Calendar Events 2018
Past Calendar Events 2017
Past Calendar Events 2016

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

Past Calendar Events 2011

New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

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

2019 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.

Colonial Downs Racing Aug 8 to Sept 7, 2019 Facebook
Rosie's Gaming Emporium


New Kent Farmers Market
at the South-East corner of New Kent Highway and Vineyards Parkway across the roundabout from New Kent Winery.
Open every Saturday from 8 am to noon from July 6, 2019 through Oct 26, 2019.

New Kent Tours
Winery & Brewery Tours, Private Tours and Shuttle Service
Email or call (804)506-0130.

Old Tavern Farm Stand
8400 S. Quaker Rd. Open Mon thru Sat from 9 am to 6 pm.
 For more information call 804-382-3522.

Antebellum of New Kent
An exclusive event venue in the heart of New Kent
4370 North Courthouse Road, Providence Forge, Virginia 23140

New Kent Gymnastic Center
6540 Emmaus Church Road, Ste. 112
Providence Forge, VA 23140
(804) 557-3855


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

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

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.

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

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
and Thrift & Threads
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: 10-5:30, Sat: 10-2
Call Kim at 804-334-1470.

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

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 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 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 

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

White Plains Farm & Vineyard On Old Church Road.  Vineyard and Tasting Room. Vintners: Chris and Ashley Peace.  Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, Devils Three Jump Red, Cabernet Franc, and Old Church White wines. 

Jolene Family Winery - Coming Fall 2019

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: August 5, 6 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: August 12, 6 pm
Work Session: , 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: August 19, 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 Business Directory
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New Kent County
History Books
 available for sale at
New Kent Historical Society - Old Jail
at New Kent Courthouse

 New Kent County in 1863 by Dallas Oslin

eneral 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
2019 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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