Community National Night Out
at Quinton Community Park
August 4, 2015

 

New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast
at the Providence Forge Recreation Center
August 22, 2015

New Kent County Fair
at New Kent High School
August 14, 15, 16, 2015

 

8th Annual Jenna Bash Festival
at Rockahock Campground
August 1, 2015

 

 

 

 

WELCOME TO
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)

July 29 Lego Robotics 10 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Registration required. For more information call the library at 966-2480.

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

August 1 Community Yard Sale, Bake Sale and Farmer's Market 8 am to 2 pm at 5410 New Kent Hwy. (JT's Barber & Beauty Shop)  Reserve your space by July 31 by calling 804-647-4213.

August 1 CPR, AED, First Aid Classes 9 am to 3 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number One on Courthouse Road just north of Providence Forge.  Sponsored by Providence Forge Volunteer Fire-Rescue.  $20.  For more information or to RSVP call 283-2677.

August 1 8th Annual 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 by Mixed Bag & Tabernacle Crossroads.

August 3 iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire Help Session 10:30 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  One on one help sessions.  For more information or to make an appointment call the library at 966-2480.

August 3 Every Animal has a Story 11 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Presented by Virginia Living Museum. For more information call the library at 966-2480.

August 4 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at Quinton Community Park on Henpeck Road.  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 kcturner@newkent-va.us.

August 5 iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire Help Session 4 to 6 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  One on one help sessions.  For more information or to make an appointment call the library at 966-2480.

August 7-9 Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing; Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products; Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment
For details, visit the following websites:
School Supplies and Clothing Sales Tax Holiday;
Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products Sales Tax Holiday;
Hurricane Preparedness Equipment Sales Tax Holiday

August 10-14 Family Faith, Fellowship Week at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

August 11 Teen Advisory Board (T. A. B.) 7 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Teens in grades 9-12.  Work with the library on teen programming.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

August 12 Lego Robotics 10 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Registration required. For more information call the library at 966-2480.

August 13 Miss New Kent County Fair Pageant 7 pm at the New Kent High School Auditorium.  Doors open at 6:30 pm.

August 14 New Kent Rappahannock Community College Open House 3 to 7 pm at the newly renovated old New Kent High School building, at 11825 New Kent Highway.  Meet RCC staffers who will be there to answer your questions in person.

August 14 The Attic 6:30 to 9 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106)  A free event for New Kent teens in 6th to 12th  grades.  Worship, music, food, snow cones, inflatable games, fellowship.  Guest Speaker Alec Bailey For more information call 966-5238.

August 14 Comedian Ken David 7 pm (Doors open at 6 pm) at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Seriously funny Christian comedy. FREE SHOW  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com

August 14, 15, 16 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent High School Friday, Aug 14: 5 - 9pm; Saturday, Aug 15: 9am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 16: noon - 6pm

August 15 Vegetable Gardening Clinic 10 am to noon at the New Kent Extension Office, beside the 1930 School.  The program is free.  For more information contact Patty Townsend or Mary Mills at 804-966-9645 or email millsm@vt.edu

August 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. Speaker:  Update on 2015 Cycling World Championships-Monica Smith-Callahan  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

August 22, 23 "Hole Family" Donuts & More - Grand Opening 7 am to 6 pm at 3300 New Kent Hwy in Quinton.  For more information call 804-357-0495.

August 22 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.  Tickets are available at C&F bank in Providence Forge and at BB&T in Charles City.  For more information call Debbie Ivey at 966-5870.

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

 New Kent Rappahannock Community College
New Kent Campus

at the newly renovated old New Kent High School building
11825 New Kent Highway.
 

Featured Businesses:

 LaVonne Patterson Allen, Professional Genealogist
www.vahistorydoctor.com

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

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 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: August 10, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting:
August 10, 6 pm
Work Session: No Meeting in August

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: August 17, 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
 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