Blood Drive
at the Quinton Community Center
April 29
, 2020
  New Kent Chamber of Commerce
See New Kent Businesses below
 Governor's Statewide Order: March 23, 2020
Public gatherings of more than 10 people banned through April 23, 2020.


New Kent Historical Society Museum
in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
10am to 2pm on Saturdays - Closed for Winter
New Kent Historical Society Family Research Center
in the old Jail at NK Courthouse
10am to 2pm on Mondays - Closed for Winter

All Rosie’s locations, Richmond, Hampton, New Kent & Vinton, will be closed until Monday, March 30, 2020.
Events for March and April have been cancelled. 








New Kent County Community Information and Links

New Kent GIS Map

Link to New Kent County Official Web Site

New Kent County Facebook Page

New Kent County Twitter Page

Link to Official New Kent Schools Site

March 4, 2020 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Informational Release

CDC Coronavirus Advice



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

Habitat for Humanity - Volunteers Needed

"When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time."
Maya Angelou

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

March 26 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 6 to 7 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 2.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

March 28 Rescheduled to June 13 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 31 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 8 to 9 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 4.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

April 2 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 8 to 9 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 3.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

April 3 See Governor's Proclamation Preschool Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 to 11:30 am at Quinton Park. For One to Five year olds. RSVP requested by March 30 to 966-8502. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

April 4 See Governor's Proclamation Steak Feast 2:30 to 7 pm at Grubb's Farm, 10600 Cosby Mill Road, New Kent VA 23124.   Hosted by Quinton Volunteer Fire and EMS.  For tickets or more information call 804-932-8307. 

April 7 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 6 to 7 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 1.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

April 9 See Governor's Proclamation 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.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

April 12 Easter Sunday

April 17 See Governor's Proclamation New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pmThe New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

April 17,18, 19 See Governor's Proclamation New Kent StageHands Performance at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium. 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 pm on Sunday.  Three one act plays: Driver's Test, Life Line, and "Y"all.  For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

April 18 See Governor's Proclamation Spring Craft & Vendor Fair 9 am to 4 pm at Tabernacle United Methodist Chuch, 20051 Tabernacle Rd., Barhamsville, VA 23011.  Crafters, vendors and anyone interested in reserving a space, email or text Darlene at 757-342-2054 for more information.

April 19 See Governor's Proclamation Small Business Sunday 10 am at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Rd., Quinton, VA 23141.  Rev. Dr. Malcolm Andress, III will preside.  Local business can deliver their "Elevator Speech", network with other business, and disribute material after the service.

Email your events to

See the Community Calendar
for future events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2020
Past Calendar Events 2019
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

New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

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

2020 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
18 days of racing are planned for 2020 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from July 23 through August 29.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information.  The Virginia Derby and Virginia Oaks are scheduled for August 29, 2020. Facebook
Rosie's Gaming Emporium

New Kent Farmers Market 2020  Every Saturday from May 9 through October 31, 2020, 8 am to noon in the Farmers Market Pavilion, at the intersection of Vineyards Pkwy (Rt. 106) and New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249). Come support local vendors and their varieties of Virginia-grown fresh fruits and berries, vegetables, mushrooms, herbs, landscaping and vegetable plants, cut flowers, eggs, honey, meats, baked goods and other value-added products (such as jellies, jams, preserves, pickles, and roasted coffee) crafts and non-food items (including soaps, cosmetics, and some herbal products). All are locally produced. Open every Saturday from May 9 through October 31, 2020.


New Kent Tours
Winery & Brewery Tours, Private Tours and Shuttle Service
Email or call (804)506-0130.

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
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

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.

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.  Fares are $1 each way anywhere in Charles City or New Kent. 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 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.

Jolene Family Winery - Coming Soon -  Facebook  

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: April 13, 6 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: April 13, 6 pm
Work Session: April 29, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: April 20, 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

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