Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
Providence Forge and Quinton
Nov 28, 2014 - Until the Trees Sell Out


Forge Thanksgiving Feast
at the Providence Forge Recreation Center
All you can eat for 99 cents

Nov 27
, 2014

Providence Forge Christmas Parade
1:50 pm - to honor veterans
Dec 7, 2014


Community Tree Lighting
3 to 6:00 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse
Nov 30, 2014






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)

General Election Results - November 4, 2014
National Results - November 4, 2014

November 25 Delegate Chris Peace Meeting with Constituents 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249 (New Kent Highway).  VDOT representatives will be available to discuss repairs  and closures to Cosby Mill Road.  New Kent Board of Supervisors Chairman Thomas Evelyn will be in attendance.


November 27 - Thanksgiving Day

November 27 Forge Thanksgiving Feast noon to 4 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Road.  Sponsored by the Forge Foundation. All are invited.  All you can eat for 99 cents. For more information contact Ron Stiers at 804-432-9696.  Donations can be made to the Forge Foundation, P. O. Box 4, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
November 28 - Until the Trees Sell Out
Thursday and Friday: 3 to 7 pm.  Saturdays: 10 am to 7 pm, and Sundays: noon to 6 pm.  East of the stoplight on Rt. 60 in Providence Forge Next to Francisco Robinson Real Estate Offices, 9411 Pocahontas Trail, and Source Hardware on Rt. 249 in Quinton.  Beautiful Freshly Cut Fraser Fir Trees.  Starting at $35.  Pick the right tree for your home.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.  For more information or to reserve a tree call 804-966-2011 or email

November 30 Jingle Bell Jog 2:30 check in; 3:30 pm Jog begins at the new Kent County Courthouse and school. $10 per person not to exceed $25 per family of 4.  One mile run.  Long sleeved T-shirt, Jingle bell bracelet, Hot Chocolate at the Community Tree lighting. Register by Nov 21. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

November 30 Tree Lighting 3 to 6:00 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

November 30 New Kent Historical Society Open House at New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society.

December 3 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and Virginia Blood Services.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information or to make a reservation see and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

December 5 Red Cross Blood Drive 2:15 to 5:15 pm at the Historic Courthouse Parking lot at New Kent Courthouse.  For more information or to sign up call 804-966-9683 or email

December 6 Breakfast with Santa 9 to 11 am at the Providence Forge Recreation Center.  Sponsored by the New Kent Junior Women's Club.  Pictures with Santa.  $8  Advance sales only.  For tickets or more information contact Cathy Davis at 843-3029.

December 7 Providence Forge Christmas Parade 1:50 pm Parade will honor veterans.  Entry forms available at Providence Forge Hardware.  For more information call 966-9076

December 11 Santa's Calling  5:30 to 8:30 pm  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8537 or email

December 13 Learn CPR 8 am to 4 pm at the Quinton Community Center Sponsored by New Kent Fire-Rescue.   For more information contact or see

December 13 Concealed Weapons Class 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent County Sheriff's Office.  Cost: $50.  Call 804-966-9500 to register or for more information.

December 14 New Kent Historical Society Meeting 2:30 at the Historic Courthouse.  Election of Officers. Everyone is welcome to attend.

See the Community Calendar
for more events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events

 New Kent Wine Trail

Providence Forge Antique Shopping

Colonial Downs Racing 

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

2014 Virginia Legislature

Link to Virginia Legislative Events
Provided by Delegate Chris Peace

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

New Kent Humane Society
PO Box 104, Providence Forge, VA 23140, 804 966-7105
Dedicated to helping homeless animals.

Featured Businesses:

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

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 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

New Kent Winery in Talleysville is open from 10 am to 5 pm on Tuesdays through Sundays.  (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 804-843-7100 or see 

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 us via e-mail at

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: December 1, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting:
December 8, 6 pm
Work Session: , 9:00 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: November Meeting Cancelled, 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

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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 2014 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

On the Road
links for travelers

Adopt a New Kent Pet 
What is Rotary Video

New Kent Needs You to Volunteer!
Why We Do It
**Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad   
**Providence Forge Volunteer Fire & Rescue (NK Fire Co 1) 
**Quinton Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services (NK Fire Co 2) 

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

**Weir Creek Emergency Services (NK Fire Co 3) 
New Kent Fire and Rescue