Blood Drive
at the Quinton Community Center
February 23, 2022
    African American Heritage Society of New Kent Meeting at New Kent Ordinary
February 26, 2022
Covid 19 Vaccinations
New Kent COVID Call Center


New Kent Historical Society Museum
in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
Closed for Winter. Reopens on March 5, 2022
New Kent Historical Society Family Research Center
in the old Jail at NK Courthouse
By appointment: Call Lavonne at 804-510-3826 or email

   Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew
March 5, 2022








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CDC Coronavirus Advice

New Kent Guide Winter-Spring 2022


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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 Part 1, Part 2
John Poindexter, December 7, 2021

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



February 1-28 Black History Month Exhibit 9 am to 3 pm weekdays at the New Kent Visitors Center,7324 Vineyards Pkwy, New Kent County, Virginia 23124, hosted by the African American Heritage Society of New Kent County Virginia.

February 23 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.

February 25 Norma Sughey as Selena 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Free Show!

February 26 African American Heritage Society of New Kent Meeting 2 to 3:30 pm at the Historic New Kent Ordinary  Speaker Crystal Castleberry will discuss the Custis Square Archaeology Project, the home of John Custis IV, Father in law of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington.  RSVP to

February 26 CANCELLED New Kent Charity Casino Night

February 27 African American Military Born or Lived in New Kent County 1 to 4 pm Special exhibit at the New Kent Visitors Center,7324 Vineyards Pkwy, New Kent County, Virginia 23124, hosted by the African American Heritage Society of New Kent County Virginia

March 4 Trivia Night  6:30 to 9:30 pm at the Talleysville Brewing Company 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA, 23124 in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 4 Trina Johnson Finn as Whitney Houston 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Free Show!

March 5 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10 am to 1 pm at C&F Bank in Quinton, C&F Bank in Providence Forge, and Sandston Cleaners.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $10 per Quart, 3 for $25. 

March 5 Salsa Night with Serenata RVA 6 to 10 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.  Rescheduled from January 22.

March 10 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

March 11 Ice as Michael Jackson 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Free Show!

March 12 Shredding & Recycling Day 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Administration Building, 12007 Courthouse Circle.  For old elecronics, worn-out tires, unwanted confidential papers and more.  Rain or shine.  Sponsored by the New Kent Clean County Committee.  For more information call 804-389-0080.

March 13 Daylight Saving Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

March 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

March 18 St. Patrick's Day Celebration 5 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Rd.  Live music from 6 to 9 pm, and more.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see 

March 18 Daddy-Daughter Dance 6 to 9 pm for ages 4-10.  $15 for Dad & Daughter.  $5 for each add'l girl.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

March 18 John Anthony as Rod Stewart 8 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Free Show!

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

2022 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 Facebook
Rosie's Gaming Emporium
Colonial Downs is home to the Secretariat Turf Course, the widest grass racing surface in the country, and a 1 1/4 mile dirt oval, second longest only to Belmont’s 1 1/2 mile track.
Advance Ticket Sales for the 2022 Season are Open

2022 New Kent Farmers Market
The New Kent Farmers Market will be open for the 2022 season, rain or shine, on Saturdays from 9am to noon starting May 14, 2022 and running through August 27, 2022. There will be two fall markets - one on Saturday, September 24, and one on Saturday, October 29 at the Market pavilion, 7589 New Kent Highway. 


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

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
6801 North Courthouse Road,
New Kent, VA 23124
(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

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

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.   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 11 am to 6 pm.  Live music on Friday evenings at Music and Menu   Estate-grown, hand-crafted Virginia wines.

Saudé Creek Vineyards Wednesdays through Mondays (Closed on tuesdays) 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Winery, Tasting Room.  Live music every Friday at 5 pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 2 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  4-8pm on Fridays and 11am-6pm 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

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.  -  Facebook

  Talleysville Brewing Company  at New Kent Winery, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA, 23124 in Talleysville.  Our Beers

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: March 7, 2022, 6 pm
Meets at the New Kent High School Media Center
(Also on Zoom and Youtube)

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: March 14, 2022, 6 pm
Work Session: February 23 2022, 9 am
(Also on Youtube)

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: February 22, 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

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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