New Kent County Fair
at Colonial Downs
Sept 12, 13, 14, 2014

 

Harness Racing at Colonial Downs 
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
from Sept 17 through Oct 26, 2014

Classics on the Green
 at New Kent Winery
September 14, 2014

 

 Labor Day Weekend Concert
 at Rockahock Campground
August 29-31, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

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)

August 29-31 Labor Day Weekend Concert at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

August 30 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 1 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

August 30 Blood Drive 10 am to 4 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Virginia Blood Services to make an appointment see www.vadonor.org. For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

August 30 Horse Show at the Murphy Farm, 8400 Airport Rd., Quinton. Horse Show, Prizes and more.

August 30-31 Makemie Woods Jubilee at Makemie Woods Camp and Conference Center 3700 Ropers Church Road, Lanexa, VA, 23089  celebrating 50 years.  Map For more information call 757-566-1496.
Saturday: 1 pm Ziplines, swimming, canoeing, archery, crafts Dinner at 5:30 pm, Campfire at 7:30 pm
Sunday: 10 am Worship Service, Time capsule dedication at 11:15. Lunch at noon.  Games and recreation all afternoon.  Picnic Dinner at 5 pm.

September 1 Labor Day

September 2 First Day of School 
Drive Safely
 

September 4 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  9 am to 4 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.

September 8 Yoga Class 6:30 pm at the Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch, 6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155) The class is free.  Registration is required.  For more information or to register call 966-2480.

September 10 New Kent Winery Cooking Class Morning Class: 11 am to 2 pm; Afternoon Class: 4 to 7 pm  at the Winery.  Chef Tammy Brawley, Chef of Richmond's The Green Kitchen will provide recipes, demonstrations and gourmet food along with wines from New Kent Winery.  Classes are $50 per person. Call 932-8240 to make reservations.

September 10 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 11 9/11 Ceremonial Wreath Laying   Sponsored by New Kent County Public Safety.  Rain or Shine.

September 12 Unwanted and Outdated Pesticide Collection 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Refuse site on Olivet Church Road (Rt. 618)  No charge for pesticide disposal.

September 12, 13, 14 New Kent County Fair  at Colonial Downs. Booth Rentals, Advertise in the Fair Program: Call Martha Martin at 932-3155.  Exotic Petting Zoo, Mechanical Bull Riding, 5K race & Fun Run, Children's Rides, Historic Exhibits, Parade, Entertainment, Duck Calling Contest, Pony and Camel Rides, Harness Racing and more.  Like New Kent County Fair on Facebook.

September 14 Classics on the Green at New Kent Winery in Talleysville. The 30th Annual European Automobile Festival.  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 14 Annual New Kent and Charles City Democratic Party Dinner and Silent Auction 6 pm at Apple Blossom Plantation on Rt. 155 in Charles City County  (just south of Providence Forge) Keynote Speaker: Virginia State Senator Donald McEachin.  Tickets: $45 each or block of reserved seating: $400.  For more information contact Donna Friend at 966-2813, email: difriend@cox.net or Gwen Kitson at 966-8732 email: gkitson@quinrivers.org.  

September 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Networking Event 6:30 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Wine tastings and food will be served beginning at 5:30 pm for $5/person with all proceeds donated to Dream Catchers.

September 17 First Day of Harness Racing at Colonial Downs   Harness Racing is scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 17 through October 26.  Post time is 1 pm.

See the Community Calendar
for more events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events
2012

 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
804-291-8105

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.  

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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.  (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
Map
Regular Meeting: September 8, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting:
September 8, 6 pm
Work Session: September 24, 9:00 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: September 15, 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
Rose and Crown Restaurant
and 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 2014 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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On the Road
links for travelers
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Adopt a New Kent Pet 
What is Rotary Video
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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