Relay for Life
at New Kent High School Football Field
May 30, 2015

 

  Memorial Day Weekend
at 
Rockahock Campground
May 22-25, 2015

 Pamunkey River Wine Festival
at
Saudé Creek Vineyards
June 13, 2015

 

 New Kent Wine Festival
at New Kent Winery
May 9, 2015

 

 

 

 

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NEW KENT COUNTY VIRGINIA

New Kent County Community Information and Links

NEW KENT ROAD MAP

Link to New Kent County Official Web Site

NEW KENT RESOURCE GUIDE

Remember Our Men and Women in Uniform
-  A Long Way from Home
  
(GCS Distributing Tributes)

 April 30 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.

May 2 Yard Sale at Ed Allen's Campground 8 am to noon at 13501 Campground Rd. off of Rockahock Rd. in Lanexa. Booths are free.  For more information call Ed Allen's Campground at 804-966-2582.

May 2 The Master's Hand Quartet 6 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road near Interstate Exit 211.  Concert features Southern Gospel Music.  Free admission.  All are welcome.  For more information call 804-966-5238.

May 3 New Kent High School Athletics Reunion 3 to 5 pm at the Rose & Crown Restaurant.  For athletes who played under Coach John Averett from 1963 to 1967.  For more information or reservations call 227-0758 or email jea19@verizon.net.

May 8 Farm Bureau Member Appreciation Day 11 am to 2 pm at the Providence Forge Office, just east of Providence Forge beside the Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad. Sponsored by the Charles City-James City-New Kent-York County Farm Bureau.  BBQ, Hot Dogs and more.

May 8 St. Peter's Golf Tournament  1 pm shotgun start at Brickshire Golf Club. Captain's Choice. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church.  See St. Peter's Golf Tournament for more information.

May 9 New Kent Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at New Kent Winery, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  12 Wineries, food, and entertainment.  Music by "Kings of Swing".  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For tickets see www.atasteofnewkent.com.

May 9-10 USHJA TCP and Riding Clinic at Fox Point Farm Learn from the Nation's leading judges, clinicians and trainers: Julie Winkel and Geoff Teall.  For more information contact Colleen Seely at 804-932-8710 or email: foxpointefarm@yahoo.com Driving Directions

May 9-11 Mother's Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 11 New Kent Jr. Women's Club Meeting 7 pm at Wallace Manor on Rt. 155 in Providence Forge.  Special Guests: Delegate Chris Peace and Congressman Dave Brat. Everyone is invited.  For more information call 804-843-4001.

May 16 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 3 pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church on Rt. 60 in Quinton. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council.  Spaces are available.  For more information call 804-507-0570. 

May 16 Brickshire Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon at 11250 Kentland Trail in Brickshire.   More than 40 families will set up shop on a large field in the community.

May 16 Fishing Derby 9 am to noon.  At Ed Allen's Lakeside Restaurant Pier1955 Allen Rd, Lanexa, VA 23089.  For boys and girls ages 5-13.  Bring your own fishing equipment.  No boats allowed.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  For more information or to pre-register call 804-966-9645 or email millsm@vt.edu.

May 16 Community Health & Safety Fair 10 am to 3 pm at New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Rd.  Health screenings, fire&police safety, car seat safety demonstrations, Education and Medical information.  Christian Music Concert (Bring a blanket or chair.) Bouncy house, Archery class, batting cage, alpacas and hayrides.   Sponsored by New Kent Christian Center

May 16 Goodwill Donations at New Kent High School noon to 3 pm in the parking lot of New Kent High School.  Bring your Spring cleaning clutter.    For more information contact LeeAnn Chisenhall at lchisenhall@nkcps.va.us or call 804-966-9671.

May 17, 18 Battle of Fort Pocahontas Reenactment - Wilson's Wharf Sturgeon Point Road off of Rt. 5 in Eastern Charles City County.  Fort open 10 am to 4 pm each day.  Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students.  Proceeds support the preservation of the fort. For more information call 829-9722 or visit www.fortpocahontas.org.

See the Community Calendar
for more events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events
2012

 New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

 
Colonial Downs Racing 

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


2015 Virginia Legislature

Link to Virginia Legislative Events
Provided by Delegate Chris Peace

 

Featured Businesses:

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 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
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
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 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

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 beginning March 2, 2015 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.  

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 New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent Winery in Talleysville is open from 10 am to 5 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, 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  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 via e-mail at  info@gauthiervineyard.com

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Map
Regular Meeting: May 7, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting:
May 11, 6 pm
Work Session: April 29, 9:00 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: May 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 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
New Kent Community Development Corporation

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New Kent County
History Books
 available for sale at
 the
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 2015 Calendar

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Parliamentary Procedure Books
are available for sale on this site

Parliamentary Procedure Books A Bibliography
2nd Edition
and
The Order and Course of Passing Bills in Parliament, 1641
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New Kent Needs You to Volunteer!
Why We Do It
**Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad   
966-2801
**Providence Forge Volunteer Fire & Rescue (NK Fire Co 1) 
966-5322
**Quinton Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services (NK Fire Co 2) 
932-3866

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

**Weir Creek Emergency Services (NK Fire Co 3) 
843-2012
New Kent Fire and Rescue 
966-9618