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
  Google Training for New Kent Businesses
at the New Kent County Administrative Building
New Kent Chamber of Commerce
June 14, 3018
 New Kent Town Hall
New Kent Middle School Auditorium
May 24, 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

  5K Strides for Schools
at the Brickshire playground
June 9, 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)

May 22 New Kent High School Band Concert 7 to 8:30 pm in the New Kent High School Auditorium, 7901 Egypt Road, New Kent, VA  23124.

May 23 Trip to Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC Depart Quinton Park at 7 am return at 6 pm. Residents: $40, Non-Residents: $50  Register by April 30.   For more information on the museum visit www.museumofthebible.org.  For more information call 804-966-8502 or kcturner@newkent-va.us.

May 24 New Kent Town Hall 6:30 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium, 7501 Egypt Rd, New Kent, VA 23124. Sponsored by the New Kent Board of Supervisors.  Topics of discussion will include the reopening of Colonial Downs and recent announcements regarding the sale of property to the Pamunkey Indian Tribe.  For more information call 804-966-9687.

May 24 New Kent High School Scholarship Ceremony 6:30 to 8 pm in the NKHS Auditorium.

May 26 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  All proceeds benefit student programs at New Kent High School. Every Saturday in May!

May 27 Memorial Day

May 27 Civil Rights in the 21st Century and Beyond 2 – 5 pm at New Kent High School Auditorium, 7901 Egypt Road, New Kent, VA  23124.  This is the culminating event for the 50th Anniversary for commemoration of Supreme Court of the United States decision in Charles C. Green, et al v County School Board of New Kent County, Virginia, et al. A short film on the Green decision is followed by a panel discussion on “Civil Rights in the 21st Century and Beyond,” moderated by Dr. Stanley Jones, Superintendent of Danville Virginia Public Schools. The panel members are Michael Meltsner, one of the original lawyers on the Green case, attorney, and Professor at Northeastern University; Dr. Wilmer Leon, host of “Inside the Issues” on SirusXM Channel 126; Dr. Lenneal Henderson, Professor at the University of Baltimore and at the College of William and Mary; Ms. Michaele Turnage Young, Senior Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund; and Professor Kimberly J. Robinson, Ph. D., of the T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond.  For more information see Green v New Kent 50th Anniversary, or https://www.facebook.com/events/584143481957831/.

May 31 New Kent High School Choir Concert 7 to 8:30 pm in the New Kent High School Auditorium, 7901 Egypt Road, New Kent, VA  23124.

June 2-3 Battle of Fort Pocahontas Reenactment - The Action at Wilson's Wharf, 13150 Sturgeon Point Rd., Charles City, VA 23030 off of Rt. 5 in Eastern Charles City County.  Fort open 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and from 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday.  Battle reenactment begins at 12:30 pm both days. Enjoy a live fire mortar demonstration just before the battle. Tour the fort and camps. Interact with reenactors, civilian interpreters, sutlers and meet the cavalry horses after the battle.  Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students.   For information visit www.fortpocahontas.org.

June 9 5K Strides for Schools & Apple 1 Mile Dash: 8 am, 5K: 8:30 am at the Brickshire playground and pavilion.  Packet pick up on Friday, June 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and on the morning of the race.  Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.  Registration Apple 1 Mile Dash: $15, 5K Run: $25 in advance ($5 more on the day of the event).  First 300 to register receive a race T-shirt.  For more information call Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080 sscottanddeb@aol.com or Angela Griffith at 703-268-9477 griffithgirls@yahoo.com.   Register online at https://NKEF.eventbrite.com.

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: June 4, 7 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: Monday, June 11, 6 pm
Work Session: May 23

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: May 21, 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
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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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The Order and Course of Passing Bills in Parliament, 1641

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