New Kent Historical Society Museum
Grand Opening
June 4, 2016


"Eurydice" a play by Sarah Kuhl
at the New Kent High School Theater
May 20, 21, 27, 28, 2016

Pamunkey River Wine Festival
at Saudé Creek Vineyards
June 4, 2016


Spring Plant Sale
at the New Kent High School Greenhouse
May 28, 2016






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)

May 26 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.

May 20, 21, 27, 28 Eurydice 7 pm each day in the New Kent High School Theater.  A play by Sarah Kuhl directed by Mrs. Kesling-Councill and Samantha Shahinian, with a cast from New Kent High School.  Tickets are $5 and $10.

April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  All proceeds benefit student programs at New Kent High School.

May 28  Brickshire & Oakmont Community Yard Sale  8 to 11 am 50+ vendors - 2 locations.  From Rt. 155 at Dairy Queen take Kentland Trail east and look for the signs.  Plus Bottom of the Bridge LaSertoma to help support the cost for the Odyssey of the Mind Team to travel to Iowa to compete in the World Competition. POSTPONED from May 21.

May 30 Memorial Day

May 30 Memorial Day Picnic 11 am at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

June 3 Bridging Communities Regional Career & Technical Center Foundation Golf Tournament Shotgun start at 1 pm. at the Brickshire Golf Club in Providence Forge.  For more information contact Kim Filipowicz at 804-966-7888 x4 or email

June 4 New Kent Historical Society Museum Grand Opening 10 am at the museum, 11740 New Kent Highway, in the one room school house at New Kent Courthouse (formerly the Martha Dandridge Women's Club Building)  New Kent Farm and Home Life, American Revolution, Civil War, Green v. New Kent School Board, and New Kent County History Timeline. POSTPONED FROM MAY 21

June 4 Pamunkey River Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Overlooking the Pamunkey River.  Rain or Shine.  Local food, music, and wine.  Advance ticket sales begins May 1.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see  Pamunkey River Wine Festival

June 9 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

June 11 Run for the Robinsons 1 Mile: 8 am, 5K: 8:30 am at the Brickshire playground and pavilion.  Proceeds benefit the family of a man with melanoma,  For more information call Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080.  

June 12 Mark Daniel - 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. 

June 14 Farm Bill Workshop 9:30 am at the USDA-NRCS /Quinton Service Center, 2502 New Kent Hwy in Quinton.  Help to identify high priority areas needing assistance.  For more information call 804-932-4376.

June 14 FSA County Committee Workshop 2 pm at the New Kent County Extension office located at11809 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA 23124. The meeting will explain the general role of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the County Committee (COC).  For more information contact the local FSA office at 804-932-4376. 

June 14 Primary CANCELLED - US House of Representatives - Primary CANCELLED Only one candidate qualified for the primary ballot for Republican First District Congressman. The Democratic candidate for First District Congressman will be decided by convention, therefore no primary will be held.

June 15 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.

Email your events to

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

 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

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

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

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

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 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
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 

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

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Regular Meeting: June 6, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: June 13, 6 pm
Work Session: May 25, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: June 20, 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
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


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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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