Blood Drive
at the Quinton Community Center
December 15, 2021
 Providence Forge Christmas Parade
December 12
2 pm along Rt. 60
Covid 19 Vaccinations
New Kent COVID Call Center
804-966-9677

 

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

  Volunteer Fire Rescue Santa Run
West of Rt. 106: Dec 8-16
East of  Rt. 106: Dec 13-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NEW KENT COUNTY VIRGINIA

New Kent County Community Information and Links

NEW KENT ROAD MAP - Mapquest
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CDC Coronavirus Advice

NEW KENT RESOURCE GUIDE

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

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

“The veneer of civilization is paper thin. We are its guardians, and we can never rest.”
 Tom Lantos, US Congressman and survivor of the Nazi Holocaust

To my neighbors in New Kent and Charles City Counties
John Poindexter, December 7, 2021

Let me know of any cancellations or rescheduling: strantrout@newkent.net  932-3663

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December 8-16 Quinton Volunteer Fire Rescue Santa Run  Santa will ride on a fire engine and tour Western New Kent County (West of Rt. 106).  Santa will leave from the Quinton Fire Station around 6 pm each night.  Rain Dates: Dec 11, 12, 17 & 18.

December 8 Sexual and Domestic Violence Workshop 4 to 5 pm at Heritage Public Library New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124.  Recognize Red Flags and Ways to Offer Support.  Presented by Thrive Virginia.  For more information see www.heritagepubliclibrary.org or call 804-966-2480.  (Charles City Branch: Dec 2)

December 9 New Kent Redistricting Informational Meeting 6 pm in the Boardroom of the New Kent County Adminisration Building.

December 9 Chickahominy Pipeline Virtual Open House 6:30 pm  Join the meeting once it is "live" on Thursday. Chickahominy Pipeline is asking those interested to submit questions through this email or the website prior to the event.

December 9, 10, 11 A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, presented by the New Kent High School Trojan Theatre. 7:30 pm each evening plus a 1 pm matinee on Saturday.  Tickets $5 in advance or $7 at the door.

December 9 T-Fox Holiday House Party 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  T-Fox is a Singer, Songwriter and Entertainer.  

December 10 Murr Live 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  James Murray is a writer, executive producer, and actor, best known as "Murr" on the hit television show Impractical Jokers on truTV and The Misery Index on TBS.  Also December 11.  See Murr Live for tickets.

December 11 Murr Live 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  James Murray is a writer, executive producer, and actor, best known as "Murr" on the hit television show Impractical Jokers on truTV and The Misery Index on TBS.  Also December 10.  See Murr Live for tickets.

December 12 Providence Forge Christmas Parade 2 pm along Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Trail) in Providence Forge from Carriage Road to Olivet Church Road.  Floats, cars, trucks, tractors, golf cars, motorcycles and other vehicles. Pickup your free registration at Adams Sports Mart, and the Quinton or Providence Forge C&F bank locations.

December 12 Patriots Landing Winter Market 5 pm at the Patriots Landing Clubhouse Lawn, 7351 Patriots Landing Place, Quinton, VA 23141.  Sip on a hot drink while you shop for the holidays.

December 13-17 Volunteer Fire Rescue Santa Run  Santa will ride on a fire engine and tour Eastern New Kent County (East of Rt. 106).  Santa will leave Fire Station 501 (on Emmaus Church Road) around 5:30 pm each night.

December 14 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Annual Holiday Social 1 to 3 pm at Joline Family Winery, 2750 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141.  Please RSVP.

December 15 Blood Drive 2 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.

December 15 The Importance of Self-Care Workshop 4 to 5 pm at Heritage Public Library New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124.  Presentation and Bingo Night.  Presented by Thrive Virginia.  For more information see www.heritagepubliclibrary.org or call 804-966-2480.  (Charles City Branch: Dec 9)

How to Wash Your Hands - Dr. Sanjay Gupta

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

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


2021 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
   www.colonialdowns.com Facebook
Rosie's Gaming Emporium

2021 New Kent Farmers Market
The New Kent Farmers Market will be open for the 2021 season, rain or shine, on Saturdays from 8am to 11:30am starting May 15, 2021 and running through August 28, 2021. There will be two fall markets - one on Saturday, September 25, and one on Saturday, October 30 at the Market pavilion, 7589 New Kent Highway.  The Holiday Market will be on Sunday, November 28 at the New Kent Grand Illumination at New Kent Courthouse.

Featured:

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

The Ordinary of New Kent
A Premier Historic Wedding & Special Event Venue
12000 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124
Call 804-557-5778 or email pamela@newkentordinary.com.

New Kent Tours
Winery & Brewery Tours, Private Tours and Shuttle Service
Email admin@newkentours.com 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
info@newkentgym.com

 

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

Martha's Kitchen

at New Kent Courthouse

(in the former Colonial Kitchen & Market)
 

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
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
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 couchscornerberries@gmail.com

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.

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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

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, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA, 23124 in Talleysville.  

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Map
Regular Meeting: JaNUARY 10, 2022, 6 pm
Meets at the New Kent High School Media Center
(Also on Zoom and Youtube)

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting: December 13, 6 pm
Work Session: , 9 am
(Also on Youtube)

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: December 20, 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. 


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 New Kent County in 1863 by Dallas Oslin

G
eneral J. E. B. Stuart's Ride Around the Union Army
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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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932-3866

Lanexa Fire-Rescue Station 4, P. O. Box 69, Providence Forge, VA 23140. 

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843-2012
New Kent Fire and Rescue 
966-9618