Wild Irish Rosé
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
at New Kent WineryPerformed by the New Kent Stagehands
Oct 25, 2014


$350,000 Day of Champions
October 26, 2014
Harness Racing at Colonial Downs 
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
from Sept 17 through Oct 26, 2014

Greater Lanexa Studio Tour
local artists and craftsmen
Oct 25, 26, 2014


 Spaghetti Dinner
at the Mann Page Masonic Lodge
Oct 23, 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)

October 23 Spaghetti Dinner 6 to 8 pm at the Mann Page Masonic Lodge Number 157, 9001 Boulevard Rd. in Providence Forge.  $10 per person.  Kids 12 and under free.  For more information call 804 966-1266.

October 24
New Kent Chamber Cup at Brickshire Golf Club 9:00 registration, 11:00 SHOTGUN  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  Entry fee includes 18-hole green fee, 18-hole cart fee, proshop prize fund, unlimited range balls, bloody mary, breakfast, lunch, prizes, raffle prizes, hole contests, beverages and more.  For more information see   http://www.brickshiregolfclub.com/newkentchambercup

October 25 Community Fall Festival 8 am to 4 pm at Providence Forge Hardware, 9321 Pocahontas Trail.  Raffles, bounce house, store specials, entertainment by DJ Billy Hale.  Chili Cook-Off.  Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad Bake Sale. Vendors, Crafters and Hobbyists needed.  New Kent Humane Society Pet Adoption, 9 am to 1 pm.  For more information call 966-9076.

October 25 Concealed Weapons Class 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent County Sheriff's Office, 11995 Courthouse Circle.  Cost: $50 Call Cpl. Jenkins at 804-966-9500 or 804-966-9671 x6 to register or for more information.

October 25 Color Course First Wave at 9 am at Colonial Downs  Sponsored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Virginia.  The course includes more than 15 obstacles and thousands of pounds of bright colored powder. For more information see Color Course/Richmond

October 25 Rabies Clinic 1 to 4 pm at the Village Veterinary Hospital, 10500 New Kent Hwy. (Rt. 249) Suite E.  Cost: $8. Cash only.  No appointment needed.  Everyone welcome.  All pets should be on a leash or in a pet carrier. For more  information call 804-966-5999.

October 25 New Kent County Corn Hole Championship 1 to 4 pm at the Brickshire Golf Clubhouse.  Food, Drinks and Cash Prizes.  $15 per team. for more information see www.brickshiregolfclub.com/cornbhole  

October 25 Fall Festival 4 to 8 pm at Hopewell Baptist Church, 5061 Hopewell Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  Food, Trunk or Treat, Bounce House and more. For more information call 932-4906.

October 25 "Wild Irish Rosé" - Murder Mystery Dinner Theater 6:30 pm at New Kent Winery.  Performed by the New Kent Stagehands.  Seated dinner catered by White House Catering.  Cost $75 per person.  RSVP by Monday Oct 20.  For reservations call 804-932-8240.

October 25 Under the Boardwalk Dance 7 to 10 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd., Providence Forge.  Beach music by by DJ Dave.  Tickets $20 per couple or $10 individual.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at C&F Bank, Providence Forge Hardware and Wallace Manor.  For form information call 804-307-0727.

October 25, 26 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 the website. 

October 26 $350,000 Day of Champions at Colonial Downs  on the Last Day of Harness Racing.  Harness Racing is scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 17 through October 26.  Post time is 1 pm.  For more information call 804-966-7223 or see Colonial Downs.

October 28 Trunk or Treat 5 to 7 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106).  Hot dogs, chili cook off, hayride, and more.  For more information call 804 966-5238.

October 29 Impact Family Night and Trunk or Treat 6 pm at Kentwood Heights Baptist Church, 2607 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141,   Costumes, prizes, hot dogs and more. For more information call 804 932-5370.

October 31 New Kent v Bruton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

November 1 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon at AMF Hanover Lanes.  All proceeds benefit New Kent County Public School students and staff. Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.   For more information call 966-8526.

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
Contact nkscfoodpantry@gmail.com

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

New Businesses:

Gotta Have Thrift Shop
7311 Pocahontas Trail
West of Providence Forge

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

Creative Critters III Learning Center
6540 Emmaus Church Rd.,  New Kent Business Center
Contact Kathy Gray at 557-2688

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

Jayson and Rachael Photography

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

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 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.  


 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 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 us via e-mail at  info@gauthiervineyard.com

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: November 3, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting:
November 13, 6 pm
Work Session: October 29, 9:00 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: October 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