New Kent County Fair
at New Kent High School
August 12, 13, 14, 2016


 Community National Night Out
Parks & Recreation Fields & Gym
August 2, 2016

Jenna Bash Festival
at Rockahock Campground
August 6, 2016


New Kent Historical Society Museum
11740 New Kent Hwy, in the former Martha Dandridge Women's Club historic 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
Open from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays






New Kent County Community Information and Links


Link to New Kent County Official Web Site


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

July 28 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting CANCELLED

August 1-5 Vacation Bible School 9 to 11 am at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

August 2 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at the Parks & Recreation Fields & Gym at New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks & Recreation Department, New Kent Sheriff's Office, and New Kent Fire & Rescue.  Cool Treats, Car Seat Checks, Bounce House, Child ID, Backyard Games, Demos, Fellowship. For more information call 804-966-8502 or

August 4 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.

August 5-7 Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing; Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products; Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment. 

August 6 Back to School Bash 8 to 11 am at Corinth Baptist Church,  11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124  For more information call 804-966-5635.

August 6 Jenna Bash Festival 11 am to 6:30 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Free admission with a non-perishable food or pet item.   Inflatable's, Waterslide, Train Ride, Hayride, Live music. For more information call Melanie at 757-810-4337.

August 11 New Kent Relay for Life Organizational Meeting 6:30 pm at the NK Parks & Recreation office at the Historic 1930 New Kent School.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Relay for Life in 2017.  For more information email Patricia Paige or call her at 837-3117.   

August 12 Shushy Library 2 to 4 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  A Teen Advisory Board sponsored event.  Teens.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

August 12, 13, 14 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent High School Friday, Aug 12: 5 - 9pm; Saturday, Aug 13: 9am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 14: noon - 6pm.

August 13 Free Paper Shredding and Electronics Recycling 11 am to 3 pm at New Kent Elementary School, 11705 New Kent Hwy at New Kent Courthouse.  Flat screen TVs (no CRTS), computers, monitors, laptops, cell phones, keyboards, CDs/DVDs.  Secure shredding of personal documents.  Sponsored by the New Kent Clean County Committee and the New Kent County Fair   For more information call 966-2237.

August 13 Trojan Classic Golf Tournament 8:30 shotgun start at Royal New Kent Golf Club.  $85 per player, $340 per team.  To support New Kent County Football and the New Kent High School Weight Room.  For more information contact Kevin McIntire at or the Royal New Kent Pro Shop at 804-966-7023.

August 14 Nikki Headley - Live Concert 7 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973. 

August 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 - 8 pm at the C&F Bank , 2580 New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249) in Quinton.  Speaker: VCU Staff. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

August 18 LaSertoma Charity Golf Tournament  9 am at the Brickshire Golf Course.  Sponsored by Shore to Shore LaSertoma.  Proceeds to benefit the New Kent Christmas Mother, scholarships, elderly programs, and local volunteer fire and rescue.   Hole Sponsors, Corporate Sponsors, and Beverage Cart Sponsors needed.  Contact LaSertoma at 804-966-9209 or email jil.cruz@cruzinc,us.  

August 19 Virginia Public Safety Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament 11:00 am at the The Club at Viniterra at The New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Proceeds help support the families of fallen officers killed in the line of duty in Virginia.  Sponsored by the Virginia Public Safety Foundation Hole sponsors, corporate sponsors, and beverage cart sponsors are needed. For more information or to register contact Officer Art Clarke at 804-840-3438 or email

August 19 New Kent v Charles City - Varsity Football Scrimmage 6:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

August 20 New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast  4 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road just East of Providence Forge.  All You Can Eat Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans and beverages.  $30 admission - Advance Ticket Sales Only.  Tickets are available at C&F bank in Providence Forge and at BB&T in Charles City.  For more information call Debbie Ivey at 966-2264.

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See the Community Calendar
for more events

Also see
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

2016 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.

Featured Businesses:
New Kent Mini Storage
New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249) and Airport Road
Climate Controlled - Drive-up - RV & Boat Storage

Call 804-557-3194

Aspen Burger Company
Open 11 am to 9 pm
Maidstone Village at New Kent Courthouse.

Hole Family Donuts & More
3300 New Kent Hwy, Quinton

 Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast
3351 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Providence Forge

LaVonne Patterson Allen, Professional Genealogist

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

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
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

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

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
6125D Chesapeake Circle at Rt. 155 and I-64. (near Dairy Queen)  

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 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 

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

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: August 8, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: August 8, 6 pm
Work Session: September 28, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: August 15, 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. 

                           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
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 2016 Calendar


Parliamentary Procedure Books
are available for sale on this site

Parliamentary Procedure Books A Bibliography
2nd Edition
The Order and Course of Passing Bills in Parliament, 1641


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**Weir Creek Emergency Services (NK Fire Co 3) 
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