Envision New Kent Strategic Plan Community Meeting
January 27, 2020
  New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting
at Gracefield Hall B&B

January 21
, 2020
Daddy-Daughter Dance
at the Parks & Recreation Gym
Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation
February 21, 2020


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

 Virginia Democratic Presidential Primary
Sample Ballot
March 3, 2020
(There will be no Republican Presidential Primary)






 Casino Night
at the Providence Forge Recreation Center
Sponsored by the New Kent Jr.Women's Club
February 15, 2020




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



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

Jon Meacham at Jamestown July 30, 2019

January 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Gracefield Hall B&B, 3351 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Speaker: Sheriff Joe McLaughlin.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

January 25 Rabies Clinic 8:30 to 11:30 in the New Kent Courthouse Parking Lot.  The Treasurer's Office will also be open to sell dog licenses.

January 25 Salsa Night at the Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery 6 to 10 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

January 25 Winter Sip & Savor 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com

January 27 Envision New Kent Strategic Plan Community Meeting 6 pm in the New Kent Middle School Auditorium, 7501 Egypt Road, New Kent, VA 23124. Everyone is encouraged to attend. This meeting is the first in a series to reach and engage county residents and businesses.

February 3 New Kent StageHands Annual Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.   For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

February 5 New Kent StageHands Spring Auditions 7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Three one act plays: Driver's Test, Life Line, and "Y"all are scheduled for April 17, 18, and 19.  Anyone 16 or over may join.  Actors and backstage are needed.  For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155

February 13 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

February 14 Valentine's Day Flight Night  4 to 8 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Wine and Chocolate Flight: $25.   For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com

February 14  Dueling Pianos 8 pm at  Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Call 966-7223 for more information.  See Dueling Pianos for tickets.

February 15  Dueling Pianos 8 pm at  Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Call 966-7223 for more information.  See Dueling Pianos for tickets.

February 15 Casino Night 6 to 9:30 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Sponsored by the New Kent Jr. Women's Club. The Club is a 501(C)(3) organization, mailing address is P. O. Box 83, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net

See the Community Calendar
for future events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2020
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

New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

  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
18 days of racing are planned for 2020 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from July 23 through August 29.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information.  The Virginia Derby and Virginia Oaks are scheduled for August 29, 2020. www.colonialdowns.com Facebook
Rosie's Gaming Emporium


January 16 - February 29, 2020 In-person absentee voting for March 3, 2020 Virginia Democratic Presidential Primary Election 8 am to 4:30 pm at the New Kent Registrar's Office in the Health and Human Services Building, 7911 Courthouse Way, New Kent, VA 23124 (There will be no Republican Presidential Primary.)



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


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
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.


 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

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 Soon -  Facebook  

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: February 3, 6 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: February 10, 6 pm
Work Session: February 26, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: January  , 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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History Books
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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

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- An Expedition to move Union patients from the Talleysville Hospital on July 11, 1862

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