Blood Drive
at the Quinton Community Center
December 16
, 2020
 General Election
November 3, 2020
Contact New Kent Voter Registration
Early voting and mail voting is underway now
New Kent Farmers Market
At New Kent High School
Shop at the Market or PREORDER ONLINE
Open Every Saturday from 9 to 11:30 am
June 13 through October 31, 2020


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
By appointment: Call Lavonne at 804-510-3826 or email

Governor's Orders
Phase 3 Opening
 Wear a Face Covering - Maintain Social Distancing








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

Link to Official New Kent Schools Site

CDC Coronavirus Advice



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

Habitat for Humanity - Volunteers Needed

"When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time."
Maya Angelou

 "There comes a time when you have to say something. You have to make a little noise. You have to move your feet. This is the time."
John Lewis (1940-2020)

Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation
John Lewis, July 30, 2020  NY Times

Denyce Graves sings American Anthem at RBG Memorial

Let me know of any cancellations or rescheduling:  932-3663


Every Thursday Proclaiming Grace Outreach Spot On online sale through Facebook live

Every Friday Evening at 7 pm Mark Daniel in Concert - On Facebook Live - New Kent's Own (Repeated on Facebook if you missed it.)

October 13 Last Day to Register to Vote or Update Address before November 3 Election

October 23 Last Day to Request Absentee Ballot by Mail for Nov 3 Election

October 31 Last Day to Vote Early for Nov 3 Election

October 31 Last Day to Vote Absentee by Appearing in Person for the Nov 3 Election

October 31 New Kent Farmers Market Shop at the Market or PREORDER ONLINE 9 to 11:30 am in the New Kent High School parking lot (7365 Egypt Rd, New Kent VA).  Open every Saturday from June 13 through October 31, 2020.

November 1 End of Daylight Saving Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 1 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the Old New Kent Courthouse at New Kent.  Refreshments from 2 to 2:30 pm, followed by the meeting at 2:30 pm.  The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend.

November 3 General Election - President; Vice-President; US Senate; US House of Representatives  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.  For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.
Register/Update Address by: Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Request Absentee Ballot by mail by: 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 23, 2020.
Request Absentee Ballot by appearing in person by: 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 31, 2020 
Voter Information Citizen Online portal:

Nov 3, 2020 Virginia Presidenial Election Results
Nov 3. 2020 Virginia Senate and Congress Election Results

Nov 3, 2020 Virginia Constitutional Amendments Results
Nov 3, 2020 New Kent County Election Results

November 8 Quinton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Turkey Dinner (New Kent Station 2)  11 am to 2 pm at the fire house, 5251 New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249)  Meal includes: turkey, stuffing, white potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, desert and drinks! TAKE OUT ONLY.

November 14 New Kent Holiday Market - Shop at the Market or PREORDER ONLINE in the New Kent High School parking lot (7365 Egypt Rd, New Kent VA). 

November 14 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10 am to 1 pm at C&F Bank in Providence Forge, C&F Bank in Quinton, and Sandston Cleaners.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $9 per Quart.  To pre-order call 804-763-9419 or visit

December 16 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 American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148. Virus Precautions and Protocals Observed.

How to Wash Your Hands - Dr. Sanjay Gupta

**Food Lion - Order on line and pick up in front of store

**Aldi delivers in New Kent County (2 hour service)

**Instacart Grocery Delivery (Aldi, Costco, Target, etc)
Grocery Pick up (Food Lion, Publix, Fresh Market, Wegmans, etc.)

**Instacart Google Ap

**Senior Shopping Hours:
Walgreens: Tuesdays from 8am to 9am - 55 and better
Publix: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7am to 8am - 65 and better
Food Lion: Mondays and Wednesdays from 7am to 8am - 60 and better
Costco: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8am to 9am - 60 and better
Dollar General: First Hour of the business day

Heritage Public Library Curbside Service

Colonial Kitchen & Market
Outdoor Movies
C Allen Confections Bakery

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

2020 Virginia Legislature

 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
Cancelled for the rest of the 2020 Season
Post time: 5:30PM: July 27 - July 29, August 3 - August 5, August 10 - August 12, August 17 - August 19, August 24 - August 26, August 31 - September 2  
The Virginia Derby and Virginia Oaks are scheduled for September 1, 2020. 
Colonial Downs for times and more information. Facebook
Rosie's Gaming Emporium

New Kent Farmers Market (NEW LOCATION) 9 to 11:30 am in the New Kent High School parking lot (7365 Egypt Rd, New Kent VA). 

Come support local vendors and their varieties of Virginia-grown fresh fruits and berries, vegetables, mushrooms, herbs, landscaping and vegetable plants, cut flowers, eggs, honey, meats, baked goods and other value-added products (such as jellies, jams, preserves, pickles, and roasted coffee) crafts and non-food items (including soaps, cosmetics, and some herbal products). All are locally produced. Open every Saturday from June 13 through October 31, 2020. PREORDER ONLINE


Proclaiming Grace Outreach
Thrift Spot: 18457 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23011
Food Pantry: (located behind Tabernacle Church) 20051 Tabernacle Road
Barhamsville, VA 23011, Phone: 757-741-5070  Facebook

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

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

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

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 - 2750 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141. The winery is open year round Thursday through Monday from 11am to 6pm and 9pm on Fridays.  Live music every Friday from 6 to 9pm. Music and food truck every Sunday from noon to 5:30pm.Facebook

  Talleysville Brewing Company at New Kent Winery in Talleysville  Grand Opening - October 3, 2020

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: November 2, 6 pm
Meets at the New Kent High School Audiorium
(Also on Zoom and Youtube)

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: November 12, 6 pm
Work Session: October 27, 9 am
(Also on Youtube)

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: , 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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History Books
 available for sale at
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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

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are available for sale on this site

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

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