Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
at Source Hardware
 Starting November 23, 2018
 New Kent Chamber of Commerce
at Stay & Play in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse
November 13, 2018
Providence Forge Christmas Parade
2 pm along Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Trail)
December 9, 2018


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 Community Grand Illumination
3 to 6 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse
November 25, 2018






 Forge Thanksgiving Feast
at the Providence Forge Recreation Center
All you can eat for 99 cents!
November 22, 2018



New Kent County Community Information and Links


Link to New Kent County Official Web Site

New Kent County Facebook Page

New Kent County Twitter Page

Winter 2018


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)

November 21 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.


November 22 Thanksgiving Day

November 22 Forge Thanksgiving Feast noon to 4 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Road.  Sponsored by the Forge Foundation. All are invited.  All you can eat for 99 cents. For more information contact Ron Stiers at 804-432-9696 or  Donations can be made to the Forge Foundation, P. O. Box 4, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
Starting November 23, 2018

at Source Hardware on Rt. 249 (New Kent Highway ) in Quinton
Beautiful Freshly Cut Fraser Fir Trees.  Starting at $40.  Pick the right tree for your home.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent
Friday, Nov 23: 10am to 6pm
Saturday, Nov 24: 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, Nov 25: noon to 6 pm
Thursday, Nov 29: 3 to 6 pm
Friday, Nov 30: 3 to 6 pm
Saturday, Dec 1: 10 am to 6pm
Sunday, Dec 2: noon to 6pm
If no one is at the lot, check with the folks in Source Hardware.
Trees sell out early!

November 25 Free Community Paper Shredding 2 to 4 pm.  The shredding truck will be between the New Kent Historic Courthouse and the New Kent Post Office.  Sponsored by the New Kent Clean County Committee.

November 25 Jingle Bell Jog 2:30 check in; 3:30 pm Jog begins at the New Kent County Courthouse and school. $1 for one mile Fun Jog & Walk. $15 for 3K Jog & Walk.  Cost includes T-shirt and Finisher's Ribbon.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

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November 25 New Kent Community Grand Illumination  3 to 6 pm Begins at dusk at New Kent Historic Courthouse. ILLUMINATION OF THE COURTHOUSE AREA • SANTA • CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES • CAROLING • JINGLE BELL JOG • CRAFTS & VENDORS • STORYTELLING • PONY RIDES • LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT • FOOD VENDORS • HOT CHOCOLATE, CIDER & COFFEE   Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

November 25 New Kent Historical Society Chistmas Open House 3 to 6 pm at the Family Hisory and Research Center in the old jail beside the Historic Courthouse.  Held in conjunction with the New Kent Grand Illumination.

December 1 Holiday Open House 11 am to 6 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Call 804-966-5896 or see   

December 1 New Kent Habitat for Humanity Kickoff 11 am at 11365 McLaughlin Lane, New Kent, VA 23124 (Off of Hopewell Road) Planning is underway for the construction of three new homes.

December 6, 7, 8 Volume of Smoke   7:30 each night. Trojan Theatre will be producing Volume of Smoke a play about the theatre fire in Richmond, on the night of December 26, 1811.  Presented in the New Kent High School Auditorium.  Tickets: $5, $7, $10.  For more information see

December 7 Holiday Tacky Light Tour Leave from Quinton Park at 5:30 pm Return approximately 10 pm.  Ages 8+.  Cost $20 to $30.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

December 8 Christmas Open House at the New Kent Historical Society Museum 10 am to 2 pm in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse across from the New Kent Elementary School. Music, crafts, cookies and more

December 9 Providence Forge Christmas Parade 2 pm along Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Trail) in Providence Forge from Carriage Road to Olivet Church Road.  Some traffic will be diverted.  Entry forms and other information available at Providence Forge Hardware.

December 11 Santa's Calling  5:30 to 8 pm  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  Santa needs helpers.  For more information call 966-8502.

December 12 Blood Drive CANCELLED

December 17 Holiday Tea at the Jefferson noon to 2 pm at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond.  Ages 50+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.   Please contact NKPR at 966-8502.

December 17 Last Day that the New Kent Historical Society History Center will be Open Until Spring  The New Kent History Center at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse is open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm for research.  It will be closed for the Winter months and will open again on Monday, March 4, 2019. 

December 19 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.

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See the Community Calendar
for more 2018 events

Also see
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

Past Calendar Events 2011

New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

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

2018 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.


Colonial Downs is Back!

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

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

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

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 (Rick's at Old River Road)
Mon-Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-2

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

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
7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124
in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse

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

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. 

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

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: Monday, December 10, 6 pm
Work Session: November 28, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: November 19, 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
 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

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Parliamentary Procedure Books A Bibliography
2nd Edition
The Order and Course of Passing Bills in Parliament, 1641

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