50th Anniversary of
"Charles C. Green et al. v. County School Board of New Kent County, Virginia, et al"
Special Events: April 28, May 5, 15, 20, 27, 2018
Celebrate the Arts
New Kent High School
April 28, 2018
Art Auction
at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library
April 20, 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

  A Taste of  New Kent Wine Festival
at Maidstone.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce
May 5, 2018







Historic Garden Week New Kent Tour
Cumberland Plantation, Moss Side Plantation, Cedar Lane, and St. Peter's Church.  Cedar Lane Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
April 21, 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


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)

House Intelligence Committee Full Transcript of Fusion GPS Co-founder Glenn Simpson's testimony on November 14, 2017

April 18 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 www.vadonor.org and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

April 19 Register for Kindergarten 9:30 to 11 am at New Kent Elementary School or George Watkins Elementary School.  Check the attendance zone map or call 804-966-9650 for more information.

April 20 Art Auction 5-7 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  Wine, Cheese and the silent art auction.  Bidding beginsFriday, April 13.  "Buy me Now" option available until Wednesday, April 18.  Hosted by Friends of Heritage Public Library.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

April 21 Emmaus Baptist Church Community Breakfast 9 to 10 am at the Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) 1/2 mile south of Interstate 64.  Inasmuch Day  Pancakes and more.  Free and open to the public.  For more information call 966-5238.

April 21 Historic Garden Week New Kent Tour 10 am to 5 pm  Cumberland Plantation, Moss Side Plantation, Cedar Lane, and St. Peter's Church.

April 21 Cedar Lane Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 10 am at Cedar Lane, 9040 New Kent Hwy.

April 21 Spring Quilt Show If you are interested in exhibiting a quilt contact Patricia at 932-3331.  More information to come.

April 22 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

April 23 BBB Blast at Old Forge Sporting Clays, 7945 Long Reach Rd.,  Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Registration: 9 am.  Start: 9:30 am  Lunch and Awards: 1:30 pm.  Sponsored by the Better Business Bureau Foundation of Virginia which provides business and consumer education and services.  For more information email Tom Veazey or call 877-322-2774.

April 24 Adult Craft Time 1 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  Make two greeting cards to keep.  Registration is required.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

April 27 Elephant's Graveyard Trojan Theatre will be producing Elephant's Graveyard at New Kent High School Auditorium. For more information see www.trojantheatre.com.

April 27 Salsa Night  6 to 10 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

April 28 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 28 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 smusselman@nkcps.k12.va.us 

April 28 Open House “Education Matters” Pictorial Display of Dr. Calvin C. Green, George W. Watkins School, and the New Kent School 11 am – 5 pm at the New Kent Historic Courthouse, 12003 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA, 23124.  Hosted by the Green v. New Kent Commemoration Steering Committee.   Other Dates For the Display are May 4, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26.  For more information see
Green v New Kent 50th Anniversary or https://www.facebook.com/events/354417528391617/.

April 28 'Pickin' N' Pullin' BBQ Competition at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Inflatables, silent auction, live music.  $10 per carload.

April 28 New Kent Relay for Life 1 to 9 pm at NKHS Football Field.

April 28 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 www.saudecreek.com  


May, 2018 50th Anniversary of "Charles C. Green et al. v. County School Board of New Kent County, Virginia, et al", the most significant public school desegregation decision by the United States Supreme Court decided after Brown v. Board of Education, changing the practice of school systems throughout he nation. For more information see Green v New Kent 50th Anniversary.

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net

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.



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 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 (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 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
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 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.  


 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

White Plains Farm & Vineyard On Old Church Road.  Vineyard and Tasting Room. Vintners: Chris and Ashley Peace.  Voigmer and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. 

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: May 14, 7 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: Monday, May 14, 6 pm
Work Session: April 25

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: April 16, 7:30 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

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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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New Kent History
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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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