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NEW KENT RESOURCE GUIDE
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- A Long Way from Home
May 22-25 Memorial Day Weekend at Rockahock
the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Featuring the Fun Zone. For more information
May 23 Car Wash 9 am to noon at Cornerstone Thrift Store, 8921
Pocahontas Trail at the stop light in Providence Forge. Outreach by the
Bucs. 50% of proceeds benefit
Cornerstone Support Services.
May 23 Fun Horse Show at Murphy Farm, 8400 Airport Rd. in Quinton.
Gates open at 7:30 am. Class 1 begins at 9:30 am. Bring your horses and ride for prizes and cash! Pleasure, speed, game classics,
reining, All Jackpot. See
www.vahorseman.com for more information.
May 25 Memorial Day
Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Tax Holiday
During this seven-day period, purchases of items designated by the
Department of Taxation as hurricane preparedness equipment are exempt
from the Virginia sales tax.
May 30 Relay
for Life 6
pm at New Kent High School Football Field
May 30 - Aug 29 The
Rockahock Open at Rockahock
the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Semi-Pro Bass Fishing Tournament.
For more information call 804-966-8362.
June 2 Flashback Friday 6 pm (Tentative Date.
Location to be announced) Men's alumni basketball tournament with
alumni from the 1980's and 1990's. Sponsored by the New Kent
County Fair Association and New Kent Parks & Rec.
Contact 966-8502 for more information.
June 6 Run with the Robinsons 5K 8 am at the Brickshire
playground and pavilion. Proceeds benefit the family of a man with
melanoma, For more information call Debbie Richards at
June 9 Republican Primary CANCELLED Only one candidate qualified for the primary ballot
in any office, therefore no primary will be held.
June 10 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 400-8148.
June 12 New Kent High School Graduation 7 pm at the Seigel Center in Richmond. Invitation needed.
Pamunkey River Wine Festival
Saudé Creek Vineyards
16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. 11 am to 6 pm
10 Virginia wineries, Arts & Crafts, Live Music, and food. For directions and
more information call 804-966-5896 or see Pamunkey River Wine Festival
800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta On June 15, 1215 at
Runnymede, King John acceded to the barons' and bishops' demands to
limit his powers. The Great Charter was sealed (not signed) and
distributed throughout England beginning on June 19, 1215.
June 16 New
Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent
Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Time
and location may change.)
Light hors d'oeuvres and
refreshments will be served.
June 18-20 Spring
Bluegrass Festival at Rockahock
the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Hosted by Sweet Brenda and Him. For more
information call 804-966-8362.
Taking Root Farm Tour
1 to 5 pm. Featuring Lightning Ridge Farm and Couch's Berry Farm. Self Driving tour of local farms in the
area. Sponsored by the New Kent Extension Service. For more information
see New Kent Extension Service
or call 804-966-9645.
See the Community Calendar
for more events
Past Calendar Events
Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events
Kent Wine Trail
New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping
Colonial Downs Racing
- Charles City
Chickahominy Indians Eastern Division
- New Kent
2015 Virginia Legislature
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
Now available for meetings, family reunions, retreats,
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
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 Mondays from 9:30 to 10:30 am, and
Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 pm
Open for Senior Citizens: 3rd Fridays from 9 to 11 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
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
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
Old Forge Grill
Rt. 60 in Providence Forge. Mon thru Sat
5:30 am to 4 pm; Sun 7 am to 3 pm.
Formerly Jean's Country
Monday through Saturday at the Stop Light on Rt. 60 in Providence
New Kent Optical
Kentwood Square on Rt. 249 in Quinton
Class A Licensed General Contractor.
P.O. Box 743
Quinton, VA 23141, (804) 651-3510
Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse
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
Eagle's Landing and Ed Allen's Boats and Bait
NK Schools Sports Schedules
NK High School
The New Kent Branch of the Heritage
Public Library is open at 6125D
Chesapeake Circle at Rt. 155 and I-64.
(near Dairy Queen)
New Kent Historical
Open every Monday beginning March
2, 2015 from 10 am to 2 pm at the old jail at New Kent
Courthouse. Contact LaVonne, "The Jailor", at
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Kent Wine Trail
Kent Winery in Talleysville is open from 10 am to
5 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.
Creek Vineyards, 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 Winter hours are 11 am to six 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 email@example.com