Chickahominy Indian Tribe
Fall Festival & Pow-Wow
Chickahominy Tribal Grounds in Charles City
September 24, 25, 2016

 

Classics on the Green
at New Kent Winery in Talleysville
September 18, 2016

Labor Day Weekend
at Rockahock Campground
September 2-5, 2016

 

 

New Kent Historical Society Museum
11740 New Kent Hwy, in the former Martha Dandridge Woman's Club historic 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
Open from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays

 

 

 

 

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)

Speech by Khizr Khan at Democratic Convention

August 29 DMV at New Kent Courthouse 12 noon to 3:30 pm. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will bring their offices to the parking lot of the historic New Kent Courthouse for all DMV transactions including, Driver's licenses and ID cards, road and knowledge tests, and pictures taken.  Customers can order disabled parking placards or plates, get vehicle titles, license plates and decals.

August 31 New Kent High School Freshmen Orientation 8 am at the high school, 7365 Egypt Rd, New Kent, VA 23124. Parents and students are welcome to arrive between 7:30 and 8:00am. The program will begin at 8:00am.  For more information call 804-966-9671.

September 2 New Kent Elementary School Open House Kindergarten: 1 to 2 pm; Grades 1-5: 2 to 3 pm at New Kent Elementary School, 11705 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804-966-9663

September 2-5 Labor Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com.

September 5 Labor Day

September 5 Labor Day Picnic and Water Fun 11 am at at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

September 6 First Day of School - Drive Safely.

September 7 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm shotgun start. Golf, Steak Dinner, Prizes  $70 per person/ $280 per team.   Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-400-8148 or email alanfiles@gmail.com.

September 10 Elbe Musikanten - Live Concert 6:30 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973. 

September 16 Buzz Picasso Paint Night 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy.  Cost: $25.  Register online at www.buzzpicasso.com.  Visit Buzz Picasso on Facebook to see featured paintings. Other dates: August 19 and October 21.

September 17 Drinking Water Clinic 9:30 to 11 am at the New Kent County Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, 11890 New Kent Hwy.  The clinic is free.  Water test kits available for $52.  To reserve your spot, register by Sept. 2 at 804-966-9645 or email Marci Siebert.

September 18 Classics on the Green at New Kent Winery in Talleysville, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  Sponsored by Classic Automotive Events of Virginia, Inc., in conjunction with the Central Virginia British Car Club.  Tickets available at New Kent Winery or www.classicsonthegreen.com. 

September 18 Bluegrass Faith Festival at Rockahock Campground, on Outpost Road in Lanexa.  Free admission. Food venders.  silent auction. Sponsored by Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.

September 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 - 8 pm at Rappahonnock Community College, 11825 New Kent Hwy, at New Kent Courthouse.  Speaker New Kent School Superintendent Dr. David Myers.  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

September 21 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 www.vadonor.org and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

September 23 Apple Festival  Noon at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

September 23 New Kent v Bruton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

September 24, 25 Chickahominy Indian Tribe Fall Festival & Pow-Wow  At the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds, 8200 Lott Cary Road in Charles City County. Indian Dancers, Arts and Crafts, Indian Fry Bread, and more.

September 27 "Explore the Possibilities" Part of Active Aging Week at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy. 9:30 am Registration, 10 am Program begins. This is a free event Lunch is provided.  Please RSVP to Nancy at 966-1853 or Pat at 822-3062.

September 30 Fore the Kids Golf Tournament at Royal New Kent Golf Club  Hosted by United Methodist Family Services (UMFS) to benefit the Children’s Greatest Needs Fund.

September 30 New Kent v Grafton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net

See the Community Calendar
for more events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2016

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

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


2016 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:
 
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

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 Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 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

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
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 www.saudecreek.com 

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  info@gauthiervineyard.com

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Map
Regular Meeting: Wednesday, Sept 7, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting: Wednesday, Sept 7, 6 pm
Work Session: September 28, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: September 19, 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

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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 2016 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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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