Jenna Bash Festival
at Rockahock Campground
August 5, 2017

Community National Night Out
at the Parks & Recreation Fields & Gym
August 1, 2017

New Kent Historical Society Program
 
  on New Kent Colonial History and Trade

July 30, 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 County Fair
at New Kent High School
August 11, 12, 13, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WELCOME TO
NEW KENT COUNTY VIRGINIA

New Kent County Community Information and Links

NEW KENT ROAD MAP

Link to New Kent County Official Web Site

NEW KENT RESOURCE GUIDE

NEW: Sign up for New Kent County Emergency and Weather Alerts

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

July 27 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.

July 29 Back to School Bash 8 am to noon at  Corinth Baptist Church,  11650 New Kent Highway (rt. 249), New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 966-5635.

July 29 Canvas Painting Workshop at Heritage Public Library  11 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  By Beth Williamson.  For Teen and Adult.  Registration required.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

July 30 Grape to Glass Pairing 1 to 3 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Includes a behind the scenes tour of the vineyard and production operations with Jake Dombroski, Director of Agricultural Operations.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

July 30 New Kent Historical Society Program 2:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent.  Speaker: Kent Radwani on colonial history and trade.  Open to the public.

August 1 Open House at the New Kent Campus of Rappahannock Community College 5 to 7 pm at 11825 New Kent Highway in New Kent Courthouse. Information and advice will be available on The RCC enrollment process, How to start a successful college career, Transiting from high school to college, and RCC’s many academic programs and career certificates.

August 1 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at the Parks & Recreation Fields & Gym at New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks & Recreation Department, New Kent Sheriff's Office, and New Kent Fire & Rescue.  Cool Treats, Car Seat Checks, Bounce House, Child ID, Backyard Games, Demos, Fellowship. For more information call 804-966-8502 or kcturner@newkent-va.us.

August 5 Jenna Bash Festival 11 am to 5 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Free admission with a non-perishable food or pet item.   Inflatable's, Waterslide, Train Ride, Hayride, Live music. For more information see www.pgova.com.

August 7 Animal Homes Near and Far at Heritage Public Library  10:30 am at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. Presented by the Virginia Living Museum. For Preschool and Elementary.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

 

August 11, 12, 13 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent High School Friday, Aug 11: 5 - 9pm; Saturday, Aug 12: 9am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 13: noon - 6pm.

August 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net

See the Community Calendar
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
2012


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 Special Olympics
Enroll through July 19 for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.  To sign up contact Peggy Ramon at 804-441-1038 or Amanda Ramon at 804-840-9732 or email NewKent_SOVA_6@aol.com.

 New Kent Rappahannock Community College
New Kent Campus

at the newly renovated old New Kent High School building
11825 New Kent Highway.
 

Featured Businesses:
 

Catch-A-Penny
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

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 lpeaco@aol.com.

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
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 couchscornerberries@gmail.com

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 lavonne@newkenthistoricalsoc.com 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.  

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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

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Map
Regular Meeting: No July Meeting
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting: August 14, 6 pm
Work Session: July 26, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: August 21, 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 July 23, 2017

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www.newkent.net
is maintained and paid for by
Stran Trout as a service to the community, and is not an official New Kent government site.

Copyright 1998-2017 by Stran L. Trout

NO COUNTY FUNDS ARE USED TO SUPPORT THIS SITE.

New Kent County
History Books
 available for sale at
 the
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
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Parliamentary Procedure Books
are available for sale on this site

Parliamentary Procedure Books A Bibliography
2nd Edition
and
The Order and Course of Passing Bills in Parliament, 1641
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On the Road - links for travelers
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Read New Kent News in the
NK CC Chronicle
Tidewater Review
Daily Press
Times Dispatch
Virginia Gazette
WVEC TV 
CNN


Yard Sales - New Kent
Cox - Free Movies

Publicize your Event

 Traffic Cameras 
VDOT 511 Traffic Tieups
Adopt a New Kent Pet 
What is Rotary Video

WWBT-12 Weather

Dow Jones Real Time
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New Kent Needs You to Volunteer!
Why We Do It

(NK Fire Co 1) 
966-5322

**Quinton Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services (NK Fire Co 2) 
932-3866

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

**Weir Creek Emergency Services (NK Fire Co 3) 
843-2012
New Kent Fire and Rescue 
966-9618