Veterans Day Tribute
at New Kent Middle School
9 am.  Veterans reception: 8:30 am.
Nov 11, 2014


 New Kent Roll of Honor
at Corinth Baptist Church
In recognition of Veteran's Day
Sponsored by the
New Kent Historical Society
Nov 8, 2014

Christmas Presence
New Kent StageHands
Nov 14, 15, 21, 22, 2014


Strike It Rich for Education

Sponsored by New Kent Educational Foundation 
Nov 1, 2014






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)

October 31 3rd Annual Witches Brew 11 am to 5 pm at EVB, 2599 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249) in Quinton.  Proceeds will support the New Kent Educational Foundation.  Purchase a "Bowl of Ghoul for our Schools"  A variety of soups and stews will be available.  For more information call 804-932-8267.

October 31 Pumpkin Palooza 6:30 to 9 pm at Journey Christian Fellowship, Food Lion Shopping Center, 2587 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA, 23141  Costume contest, inflatables, candy and more.

October 31 New Kent v Bruton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

November 1 International Food and Harvest Festival 10 am to 2 pm at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road in Quinton. Games, Food and more.   For more information call 804-932-4245. 

November 1 Old Tavern Art and Harvest Festival noon to 5 pm Old Tavern Farm, 8400 S Quaker Rd, Quinton, VA 23141.  Presented by Old Tavern Kiln Collective. Venders, food truck, music, petting zoo.  For more information call (804) 382-3522.

November 1 Halloween Candy Buy Back 10 am to noon at Dr. Vicki L. Tibbs, DDS, Dental Office, Brianwood Business Park.  For ages 2 to 12.  We will buy back your candy at $1 per pound up to 5 pounds.  Candy donations along with notes of gratitude from kids to the troops and toothbrushes will be sent to our armed forces via Operation Gratitude.  For more information call 932-4537 or see 

November 1 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon 2:30 to 4:30 pm at AMF Hanover Lanes.  All proceeds benefit New Kent County Public School students and staff. Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.   For more information call 966-8526.

November 2 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

November 4 General Election United States Senate: Mark A. Warner, Ed W. Gillespie, Robert C. Sarvis; House of Representatives, 7th District: John K. "Jack" Trammell, David A. Brat, James A. Carr, Jr.;  House of Representatives, 7th District Special Election: John K. "Jack" Trammell, David A. Brat; Amendment to the Virginia Constitution.  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

General Election Results - November 4, 2014

November 7 New Kent v Warhill - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

November 8 New Kent Roll of Honor 10 am to 5 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Hwy at New Kent Courthouse.  In recognition of Veteran's Day, names, picture, uniforms and more will be on display from all American conflicts from Bacon's Rebellion to Afghanistan and Iraq.  If you have pictures or uniforms to display contact or call 804-966-8587.  Items used in the display will be returned to the owner after Nov. 8.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society

November 9 New Kent Historical Society Meeting 2:30 at the Historic Courthouse.  Election of Officers. Everyone is welcome to attend.

November 11 New Kent Middle School Veterans Day Tribute  9 am.  Reception for veterans begins at 8:30 am.  Open to the public. All veterans are especially invited.

November 14, 15, 21, 22 Christmas Presence - New Kent StageHands 7:30 pm each day and a Saturday Matinee on Nov 16 at 3 pm.  at New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Kick off the Holiday Season with New Kent StageHands.  For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155.

November 15 Holiday Bazaar at New Kent High School.  Craftsmen, dealers, organizations are invited to participate.  For more information contact Kris Stewart at 356-3096 or email

November 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

November 22 Fall Festival at Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad 10 am to 4 pm on Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Trail) just east of Providence Forge.  Crafters welcome.  $20 per table.  For more information call 804-966-2801. 

November 22 Blood Drive at Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad on Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Trail) just east of Providence Forge.  To make a reservation see For more information call Judy Nisich at 757-869-2916.

See the Community Calendar
for more events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events

 New Kent Wine Trail

Providence Forge Antique Shopping

Colonial Downs Racing 

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

2014 Virginia Legislature

Link to Virginia Legislative Events
Provided by Delegate Chris Peace

New Kent Senior Citizens Food Pantry
4375 Olivet Church Road
Open Mondays from 9:30 to 10:30 am, and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 pm
Open for Senior Citizens: 3rd Fridays from 9 to 11 am

New Kent Humane Society
PO Box 104, Providence Forge, VA 23140, 804 966-7105
Dedicated to helping homeless animals.

Featured Businesses:

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

Old Forge Grill
Rt. 60 in Providence Forge. Mon thru Sat 5:30 am to 4 pm; Sun 7 am to 3 pm.
  Formerly Jean's Country Diner.

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

The New Kent Branch of the Heritage Public Library is open at 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

New Kent Winery in Talleysville is open from 10 am to 5 pm on Tuesdays through Sundays.  (Closed on Mondays) 6 varieties of New Kent Wine are available for taste and sale.

Saudé Creek Vineyards, 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 804-843-7100 or see 

Gauthier Vineyards, 5000 Farmers Drive, Barhamsville, VA 23011  Winter hours are 11 am to six 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 us via e-mail at

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: November 3, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting:
November 13, 6 pm
Work Session: November 19, 9:00 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: October Meeting Cancelled, 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 7 pm. 

                           Photo: Dale Monahan

New Kent Tourism Site 
New Kent Business Directory

New Kent Organizations

New Kent Churches
Guide to Living in New Kent

Rotary Club of New Kent
Providence Forge Ruritan Club

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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 2014 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

On the Road
links for travelers

Adopt a New Kent Pet 
What is Rotary Video

New Kent Needs You to Volunteer!
Why We Do It
**Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad   
**Providence Forge Volunteer Fire & Rescue (NK Fire Co 1) 
**Quinton Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services (NK Fire Co 2) 

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

**Weir Creek Emergency Services (NK Fire Co 3) 
New Kent Fire and Rescue