Blood Drive
at the Quinton Community Center
October 20, 2021
 New Kent Fall Farmer's Market
at the Farmers Market Pavilion
October 30, 2021
Covid 19 Vaccinations
at New Kent Health Department
Call 804-365-3240 for Appointment


New Kent Historical Society Museum
in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
10am to 2pm on Saturdays
New Kent Historical Society Family Research Center
in the old Jail at NK Courthouse
By appointment: Call Lavonne at 804-510-3826 or email

New Kent Christmas Mother
or call 804-571-1902 by Nov. 5, 2021








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

 Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation
John Lewis, July 30, 2020  NY Times

“The veneer of civilization is paper thin. We are its guardians, and we can never rest.”
 Tom Lantos, US Congressman and survivor of the Nazi Holocaust

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


October 14-17 Rockahock Bluegrass Festival noon to 10 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

October 15 Pine Fork Park Fall Festival 4 to 7pm at the park.  Games, Costume Contest, Trunk or Treat, and more.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation Department.   For more information call 804-966-8502.

October 16 Arbors Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon at the Arbors off of Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) north of Interstate 64, Exit 211. 

October 16 A Taste of New Kent Wine Festival 11 am to 5 pm at Maidstone Village Wineries, food, and entertainment. Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.

October 16, 23, 30 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  An original, unique, terrifying experience that is part haunt, part escape room, part carnival, and part game of life.  Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church. For more information call 840-7937.

October 16 Doug T Hypnotist 8 pm at Colonial Downs Race Track, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124. 

October 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meetin 6 pm at the New Kent Visitors Center, 7324 Vineyards Pkwy.  The  New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 20-25 Tunnel to Towers at Rosie's in Richmond, 6807 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23225. A mobile exhibit remembering the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

October 20 Blood Drive 2 to 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

October 22 Deadline to Apply for a Ballot to be Mailed to You for the November 2, 2021 General Election.  Request must be received by the New Kent Voter Registration Office by 5 pm.

October 22 HOMECOMING New Kent v Tabb - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

October 23 Drug Take-Back Event 10 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Sheriff's Office, 11995 Courthouse Circle, New Kent, VA 23124.  The safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs.

October 23 Trunk or Treat 3-5 pm at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church, 9310 Townsend Road, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Wear a costume and bring a bag to collect goodies.  Trick or treating, games, pumpkin painting & snacks.

October 23, 24 Greater Lanexa Studio Tour A self-drive tour of studios featuring local artists and craftsmen. Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm.  Sunday: 11 am to 4 pm.  Follow the GLST signs from Rt 60 and Rt 627 in Eastern New Kent County. For more information see Greater Lanexa Studio Tour.

October 24 Fall Festival 5 to 8 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106).  Fun - Games - Treats.  For more information call 804 966-5238.

October 29 Saude Creek Spooktacular 5 to 10 pm at  Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Rd.  Live music from 6 to 9 pm, and more.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see   

October 30 Last Day of In-person Early Voting in the November 2, 2021 General Election.  Voter Registration Office will open during week day business hours and on Saturday, Oct 23 and Saturday, Oct 30 for early voting.

October 30 New Kent Fall Farmer's Market 8 am to 11:30 am at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy across from the New Kent Winery.

October 30 Rotary Motor Fest 10am to 3pm at Rosie's Gaming Emporium at Colonial DownsFREE PUBLIC ADMISSION.  Sponsorships and Vendor Booths available.  Sign up for vendor booth using  More information on Facebook.  Hosted by the Rotary Club of New Kent.

October 30 Brunswick Stew Sale Pick up noon to 2pm Sponsored by Emmaus Baptist Church.

October 30 Harvest Festival  3 to 5 pm at  Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

October 30 Halloween Costume Party 6  to 9 pm at New Kent Winery, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.

October 31 Trunk or Treat 4 to 6 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.

October 31 Trunk or Treat 6 to 7:30 pm at Kentwood Heights Baptist Church, 2607 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141

November 2 General Election for Governor; Lt. Governor;  Attorney General; Virginia House of Delegates 97th District; New Kent District 5 School Board.  Candidate lists. Apply for a mail-in ballotAll voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

How to Wash Your Hands - Dr. Sanjay Gupta

**Food Lion - Order on line and pick up in front of store

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

2021 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 Facebook
Rosie's Gaming Emporium

2021 New Kent Farmers Market
The New Kent Farmers Market will be open for the 2021 season, rain or shine, on Saturdays from 8am to 11:30am starting May 15, 2021 and running through August 28, 2021. There will be two fall markets - one on Saturday, September 25, and one on Saturday, October 30 at the Market pavilion, 7589 New Kent Highway.  The Holiday Market will be on Sunday, November 28 at the New Kent Grand Illumination at New Kent Courthouse.


Proclaiming Grace Outreach
Thrift Spot: 18457 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23011
Food Pantry: (located behind Tabernacle Church) 20051 Tabernacle Road
Barhamsville, VA 23011, Phone: 757-741-5070  Facebook

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

Martha's Kitchen

at New Kent Courthouse

(in the former Colonial Kitchen & Market)

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

Jolene Family Winery - 2750 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141. The winery is open year round Thursday through Monday from 11am to 6pm and 9pm on Fridays.  Live music every Friday from 6 to 9pm. Music and food truck every Sunday from noon to 5:30pm.Facebook

  Talleysville Brewing Company
at New Kent Winery in Talleysville  

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: November 8, 6 pm
Meets at the New Kent High School Audiorium
(Also on Zoom and Youtube)

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: November 8, 6 pm
Work Session: October 27, 9 am
(Also on Youtube)

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: October 18, 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
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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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