Mystery-Dinner Theatre
POSTPONED New Kent StageHands

at the Quinton Community Center
April 29, 2017

Car Show
at the Cumberland Community Center
April 29, 2017

Celebrate the Arts
at the New Kent High School
April 29, 2017


New Kent Historical Society Museum
in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
Open from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays

New Kent Historical Society Family Research Center
in the old Jail at NK Courthouse
Open from 10 am to 2 pm on Mondays

 New Kent Chamber of Commerce
at Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast
April 18, 2017










New Kent County Community Information and Links


Link to New Kent County Official Web Site


Remember Our Men and Women in Uniform
-  A Long Way from Home
(GCS Distributing Tributes)

April 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  Every Saturday through May.  All proceeds support student programs at New Kent High School.

April 29 Celebrate the Arts 10 am to 3 pm at the New Kent High School, 7365 Egypt Rd.  This is the 17th Annual Visual and Performing Arts Show. Student network & performances from ALL four schools. Hands-on Workshops in visual and performing arts for students and parents.   Live performances on stage throughout the day.  For more information contact Susan Musselman at 

April 29 Providence Forge Hardware Customer Appreciation Day  8 am to 4 pm Door Prizes, Crafters, Bounce House, Store-Wide Sales.  No charge for spaces for organizations, crafters and vendors.  9321 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  For more information or to reserve space call 966-9076.

April 29 Trash & Treasures Yard Sale 8 am to noon at Source Hardware, 2733 New Kent Hwy in Quinton.  Proceeds to benefit Mathew's Haven.  For more information call 804-932-4846 x3.

April 29 Car Show 9 am to 3 pm at the Cumberland Community Center, 12540 New Kent Highway, East of New Kent Courthouse on Rt. 249. Fun - Family - food- Music - Trophies. 

April 29 Methodist Orphanage Home Estate Auction begins at 10 am at the former orphanage, 8531 Warrior Rd., Quinton, VA 23141. Furnishings and tools from the New Kent landmark built in 1918.  For more information see or call 804-338-3458 VAAL #2426.  

April 29 New Jerusalem Baptist Church Bulding Benefit Concert 4 pm at George Watkins Elementary School Auditorium on New Kent Hwy. Tickets: $10. For more information call 804-402-2284.

April 29 Sip 'n Shop 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089  Music, food, shopping and more.  Call 804-966-5896 or see  

POSTPONED April 29 Mystery-Dinner Theatre 6:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141.  Meet and greet the performers at 6 pm.  Performed by New Kent StageHands and benefiting the New Kent County Fair Association. Tickets must be purchased in advance.  For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155 or Karen at 932-3450. 

April 29 Pickin' N' Pullin' BBQ Competition at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Inflatables, silent auction, live music.  $10 per carload.

April 29  "Rock Bottom Bridge" Performs Live 7 to 11 pm at the pavilion at Ed Allen's Campground 13501 Campground Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.   For more information call 804-966-2582.

May 1 Deadline for Application for Tax Relief for Elderly or Disabled  Contact the New Kent County Commissioner of Revenue at 804-966-8594.

 May 2 Summer Camp Open House 5 to 7 pm at the New Kent Parks & Recreation Department Office, beside the 1930 New Kent School at New Kent Court House.   For more information call 804-966-8502 or email

May 6 Uncorked Half Marathon 1 to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Sponsored by Sports Backers.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 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 and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

May 11 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.  For more information contact Martha Martin.

May 12 Virginia Public Safety Foundation Memorial Golf Classic at Brickshire Golf Club. Proceeds help support the families of fallen Officers killed in the line of duty in Virginia. Hole sponsors, corporate, and beverage sponsors needed. Contact officer Clarke at 804 840-3438 or email  

May 12, 13 "The Crucible" Trojan Theatre will be producing The Crucible by Arthur Miller at New Kent High School Auditordium on May 12, 13 and at Firehouse Theatre in Richmond on May 19, 20.  For more information see

May 13 A Taste of New Kent 11 am to 5 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

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for more events

Also see
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

2017 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.

Featured Businesses:

Antiques, artifacts, local crafts and art, unique jewelry, and more
in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse.  Next to Active Life Fitness.


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

Aspen Burger Company
Open 11 am to 9 pm
Maidstone Village at New Kent Courthouse.

Hole Family Donuts & More
3300 New Kent Hwy, Quinton

 Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast
3351 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Providence Forge

LaVonne Patterson Allen, Professional Genealogist

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.

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 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
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
Mon-Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-2

Frazier Produce
Monday through Saturday at the Stop Light on Rt. 60 in Providence Forge.

New Kent Optical
Kentwood Square on Rt. 249 in Quinton
Call 804-972-7143

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
6125D Chesapeake Circle at Rt. 155 and I-64. (near Dairy Queen)  

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 County in 1863 by Dallas Oslin  $30 plus tax and shipping (total $35.50).   Contact Dallas Oslin at 4801 Atwood Rd., Sandston, VA 23150.  


 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

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: Monday, May 1, 7 pm at New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: May 8, 6 pm
Work Session: May 31, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: May 15, 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

New Kent Tourism Site 
New Kent Business Directory

New Kent Organizations

New Kent Democratic Party
New Kent Churches
Guide to Living in New Kent

Rotary Club of New Kent
Providence Forge Ruritan Club
New Kent Community Development Corporation

Last updated April 29, 2017

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New Kent County
History Books
 available for sale at
New Kent Historical Society - Old Jail
at New Kent Courthouse

General 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
2017 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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