Chicago - The Musical
featuring students from New Kent High Schools and British students from Kent, England.
October 26, 27, 28 and November 9, 10, 11, 2017

Halloween Party and Haunted Hayride
at Saudé Creek Vineyards
October 27, 2017

Greater Lanexa Studio Tour
October 28, 29, 2017


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

  Veterans Day Tribute
New Kent Middle School
November 10, 2017







 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon
at Hanover Lanes in Mechanicsville
November 4, 2017



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)


October 26, 27, 28 Fisher Family Estate Sale at 7000 New Kent Hwy. Old tools, Antiques, Furnature and much more.  This is a big one!

October 26, 27, 28 and November 9. 10, 11  Chicago - The Musical   featuring American students from New Kent High School and New Kent Middle School and British students from Astor College and Duke of York Royal Military School in Kent, England.  Performances are at 7 pm each day at New Kent High School, with a matinee at 12:30 pm on Oct 28.   Oct 26, 27, 28 performances will be with British and American casts. November 9, 10, 11 will be with an All New Kent cast. For more information call NKHS at 804-966-9671, or email Victoria Kesling at:

October 27 New Kent Chamber Cup Golf Tournament Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For more information contact Connie Bryan at

October 27 "Sing" 5:30 to 9:30 pm at Quinton Community Park on Henpeck Road.  Movies in the Park.  Movie, Popcorn & Drink. Admission: a new toy donation for the Christmas Mother.  For more information see Inside New Kent.

October 27 Movie Night: "Hidden Figures" 6:45 pm at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141.  For more information call 932-4245.

October 27 Halloween Party and Haunted Hayride 7 to 10 pm at  Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Rd.  Haunted Hayrides. Live Music, Tavern Red Wine, Brunswick Stew, and more.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see 

October 27, 28 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:00 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 28 Community Fall Festival and Chili Cookoff  8 am to 4 pm at Providence Forge Hardware, 9321 Pocahontas Trail.  Local Arts and Crafts.  Bounce House.  Vendors Needed.  For more information call 966-9076.  

POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2018 October 28 Jamboree for Children of Active Duty Troops, Law Officers and First Responders noon until 6 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Children are invited for a day of fun (6 to 12 years old accompanied by an Adult)  Games - Prizes - Music - Free Hot Dogs - Hamburgers - Soft Drinks and Snacks.  Free Entry to Car Show.  RSVP by October 20.  For more information or to RSVP call Suzanne Cox at 757-784-8834.

October 28 "Trunk or Treat" 3 to 7 pm at Hopewell Baptist Church, 5061 Hopewell Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  Food, games, costumes and more. For more information call 932-4906.

October 28, 29 Greater Lanexa Studio Tour A self-drive tour of studios featuring local artists and craftsmen. Follow the GLST signs from Rt 60 and Rt 627 in Eastern New Kent County. For more information see Greater Lanexa Studio Tour

October 30 New Kent Christmas Mother Interviews in the Corinth Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at New Kent Courthouse. Oct 17: 6 to 8 pm; Oct 20: 9 to 11 am; and Oct 30: 6 to 8 pm.  No applications accepted after Oct 30.  Sponsored by LaSertoma.  For more information call 804-966-9209.

October 31 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail for the November 7 General Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

October 31 Last Day to Register to Vote or Update an Existing Registration for the November 7 General Election

November 3 New Kent v Warhill - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

November 4 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot in Person for the November 7 General Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 4 New Kent Military Photo Exhibit 11 am to 5 pm at Historic Cumberland Planation on the Pamunkey River.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society In recognition of Veteran's Day, names, picture, uniforms and more will be on display from all American conflicts.  If you have pictures or uniforms to display contact or call 804-966-8587. 

November 4 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon 2:30 to 4:30 pm at Hanover Lanes in Mechanicsville.  All proceeds benefit New Kent County Public School students and staff. Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.   For more information call 966-8526.   
Here is the link to register:

November 5 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 5 Fall Festival 3 to 6 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106).  All are invited.   For more information call 804 966-5238

November 7 General Election for Governor: Ralph Northam (D), Ed Gillespie (R), Cliff Hyra (Libertarian); Lt. Governor: Justin Fairfax (D),  Jill Vogel (R);  Attorney General: Mark Herring (D) John Adams (R) and Virginia House of Delegates 97th District: Christopher K. Peace (R), Cori E. Johnson (D)  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

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See the Community Calendar
for more 2017 events

Also see
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

2017 Virginia Legislature

Link to Virginia Legislative Events
Provided by Delegate Chris Peace

New Kent Special Olympics
Enroll through July 19 for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.  To sign up contact Peggy Ramon at 804-441-1038 or Amanda Ramon at 804-840-9732 or email

 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 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

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

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

COMING SPRING 2018: White Plains Farm & Vineyard On Old Church Road.  Vineyard and Tasting Room. Vintners: Chris and Ashley Peace.  Expect Voigmer and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. 

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: November 6, 7 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: Monday, November 6, 6 pm
Work Session: Wednesday, October 25, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: November 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. 

                           Photo: Dale Monahan

New Kent Tourism Site 
New Kent Business Directory

New Kent Organizations

New Kent Democratic Party
New Kent Churches
Guide to Living in New Kent

Rotary Club of New Kent
Providence Forge Ruritan Club
New Kent Community Development Corporation

Last updated October 23, 2017

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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
2017 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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