Providence Forge Ruritan
Brunswick Stew Sale

Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.
Feb 6 & 7, 2015


Ruritan Blood Drive
at the Quinton Community Center
Feb 4, 2015

   New Kent Chamber of Commerce
Business Forum

at Saudé Creek Vineyards
Feb 17, 2015


 Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper
at the Providence Forge Recreation Center
Feb 17, 2015






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)

January 31 Rabies Clinic 8:30 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Courthouse Parking Lot.  Dogs and cats are welcome.  $8 per vaccination, cash only.  The New Kent Treasurer's Office will be open to sell 2014 dog licenses. Sponsored by New Kent Sheriff's Office Animal Control.  For more information call 804-966-9500.

February 4 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.

February 6 & 7 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10 am to 2 pm at C&F Bank in Providence Forge, Sandston Cleaners, Norm Thomsen's Yard Sale in Brickshire, and the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $8 per Quart.  Get advance tickets from any Providence Forge Ruritan Club member or call 804-966-2615.

February 7 Annual Valentine Banquet and Talent Show 5:30 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106)   No Charge for the dinner and talent show.

February 13 Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Quinton Community Center ages Ages 4-6 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm; ages 7-10 from 7:30 to 9 pm.  Fee: $12 for dad and one daughter plus $3 for each additional girl. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

February 14 Race for the Chocolate 10K 7 5K Run 9 am to noon at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Wine Chocolate & Roses.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 17 Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper 5:30 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Adults: $6, Children: $3.  Please RSVP to Debbie Ivey at 804-966-5870 or Tammy Stiers at 804-307-0727 or  email    

February 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Business Forum 6:30 pm at the Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Road  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.  Free and open to the public. RSVP to 804-432-9696 or 

February 21 Virginia Wine Country Excursion & Lunch 10:30 am to 1:30 pm Tickets include a private tour of the winery hosted by the owners, a phenomenal four-course lunch catered by Mosaic and paired with the remarkable wines of New Kent Winery, and entrance to the Virginia Wine Expo’s Saturday Walk-Around Grand Tasting at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.


See the Community Calendar
for more events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2015
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

2015 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: February 2, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting:
February 9, 6 pm
Work Session: February 25 , 9:00 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: February 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 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 2015 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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New Kent Needs You to Volunteer!
Why We Do It
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**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