Empty Bowls Fundraiser
for the New Kent Social Services Food Pantry 
Sponsored by New Kent High School


 New Kent Community Tree Lighting
at New Kent Historic Courthouse
November 29, 2015

  Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
Providence Forge and Quinton Lots
Starting November 27, 2015


New Kent Christmas Mother
Angel Trees

at New Kent Gymnastics Center,
Patsy's Restaurant and T&C Hair






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)

Nov. 3, 2015 Election - New Kent Results
Write In Results

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
Starting November 27, 2015
Providence Forge:
Francisco Robinson Real Estate Offices
, 9411 Pocahontas Trail
Quinton: Source Hardware on Rt. 249
Friday, Nov 27: 10 am to 7 pm
Saturday, Nov 28: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, Nov 29: noon to 5 pm
Monday, Nov 30: 3 to 7 pm
Thursday, Dec 3: 3 to 5 pm
Friday, Dec 4: 3 to 5 pm
Saturday Dec 5: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, Dec 6: noon to 5 pm
Thursday, Dec 10: 3 to 5 pm
Friday, Dec 11: 3 to 5 pm
Saturday Dec 12: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, Dec 13: noon to 5 pm
East of the stoplight on Rt. 60 in Providence Forge Next to Francisco Robinson Real Estate Offices, 9411 Pocahontas Trail, and Source Hardware on Rt. 249 in Quinton.  Beautiful Freshly Cut Fraser Fir Trees.  Starting at $35.  Pick the right tree for your home.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.  Thursdays and Fridays: 3 to 5 pm,  Saturdays: 10 am to 5 pm, and Sundays: noon to 5 pm. For more information or to reserve a tree call (804) 932-5025 or email rodney@windmillhomesandimprovements.com
Don't wait - Trees sold out in 2013 and 2014.

November 29 New Kent Community Tree Lighting 3 to 6:00 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Jingle Bell Jog & Walk, Caroling, Kids Activities, Entertainment, Vendors, and a Visit from Santa.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

November 29 New Kent Historical Society Open House at the Old Jail at New Kent Courthouse.  

December 2 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.

December 4 Holiday Lights Tour Leave from Quinton Park at 5 pm (arrive by 4:45 pm) Return approximately 9 pm.  Ages 8+.  Cost $20 to $35.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

December 5 Breakfast with Santa 9 to 11 am at the Providence Forge Recreation Center.  Sponsored by the New Kent Junior Women's Club. Story Telling, letters to Santa, and children's crafts.  Breakfast: eggs, pancakes and sausage.  Pictures with Santa by Ron Stiers.  Tickets: $8 Advance sales only. (under 2 year old free)  For tickets or more information contact Debbie Richards at 7903-475-0080 or Cathy Davis at 843-3029, email cathcakes@aol.com.

December 5 Holiday Scholarship Fundraiser 2 to 6 pm at Cumberland Community Center on Rt. 249 East of New Kent Courthouse.  Bake sale, jewelry, and crafts.  Proceeds support the Thelma Harris Memorial Scholarship.  For more information call 387-4209. 

December 13 Providence Forge Christmas Parade 2 pm  Entry forms available at Providence Forge Hardware.  For more information or to enter call 966-9076

December 14 Last Day of the New Kent Historical Society History Center Until Spring  The New Kent History Center at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse is open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm for research.  It will be closed for the Winter months and will open again in the Spring of 2016.   

December 15 Santa's Calling  5:30 to 8:30 pm  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net

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

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment 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 Rappahannock Community College
New Kent Campus

at the newly renovated old New Kent High School building
11825 New Kent Highway.

Featured Businesses:

 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 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 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.

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 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.  


 New Kent Wine Trail
Richmond Times Dispatch Aarticle, 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
Regular Meeting: November 30 (December Meeting), 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: December 14, 6 pm
Work Session: November 18, 11 am CANCELLED

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: December 21, 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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