New Kent StageHands Presents
"The Calico Tiger"

at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium
April 25, 26, 2015


 Providence Forge Hardware
Customer Appreciation Day
April 25, 2015

Remembering Patrick Henry's March
Revolutionary War re-enactors will camp
at New Kent Courthouse

April 25, 2015


 New Kent Wine Festival
at New Kent Winery
May 9, 2015






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)

 April 21 New Kent Outreach Council Informational Fair 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in the gym of the Historic High School.  Informational Fair-style meeting.  For more information call Nancy Goodman at 804-966-1853 x5123.

April 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. Speaker: Matthew J. Smolnik, New Kent Director of Community Development.  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

April 23 Delegate Chris Peace Town Hall 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitor, 7324 Vineyards Parkway. (Rt. 106) All are welcome to attend.

April 25 Providence Forge Hardware Customer Appreciation Day  8 am to 4 pm Door Prizes, Crafters, Bounce House, Store-Wide Sales.  No charge for spaces for organizations, crafters and vendors.  For more information or to reserve space call 966-9076.

April 25 New Kent Aviation Open House 9 am to 3 pm at New Kent Airport.  Flight simulator demonstrations, Rusty Pilot Class, BBQ, Learn to Fly Seminar, Civil Air Patrol Presentation.  The event is free.  Call 804- 932-4220 to reserve your spot for the Rusty Pilot Class or Flight Simulator demonstration. Sponsored by New Kent Aviation, LLC

April 25 Remembering Patrick Henry's March 10 am to 4 pm at New Kent Courthouse. Revolutionary War re-enactors will camp at the Courthouse and provide military and camp life demonstrations. The event commemorates the 240th anniversary of the march in the spring of 1775, when local militia from Hanover and New Kent marched to Williamsburg after Colonial Governor Dunmore seized the gunpowder supply.  The New Kent Historical Society research center at the old jail will also be open from 10 am to 4 pm.  The event is free and open to the public.

April 25 Quilt Show 10 am to 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center.   Sponsored by the New Kent Quilters and New Kent Parks and RecreationFor more information call 966-8502.

April 25, 26 The Calico Tiger - New Kent StageHands April 25: 3 pm and 7:30 pm; April 26: 3 pm at New Kent Middle School Auditorium.   For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155.

May 3 New Kent High School Athletics Reunion 3 to 5 pm at the Rose & Crown Restaurant.  For athletes who played under Coach John Averett from 1963 to 1967.  For more information or reservations call 227-0758 or email

May 8 Farm Bureau Member Appreciation Day 11 am to 2 pm at the Providence Forge Office, just east of Providence Forge beside the Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad. Sponsored by the Charles City-James City-New Kent-York County Farm Bureau.  BBQ, Hot Dogs and more.

May 8 St. Peter's Golf Tournament  1 pm shotgun start at Brickshire Golf Club. Captain's Choice. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church.  See St. Peter's Golf Tournament for more information.

May 9 New Kent Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at New Kent Winery, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  12 Wineries, food, and entertainment.  Music by "Kings of Swing".  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For tickets see

May 9-10 USHJA TCP and Riding Clinic at Fox Point Farm Learn from the Nation's leading judges, clinicians and trainers: Julie Winkel and Geoff Teall.  For more information contact Colleen Seely at 804-932-8710 or email: Driving Directions

May 9-11 Mother's Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 11 New Kent Jr. Women's Club Meeting 7 pm at Wallace Manor on Rt. 155 in Providence Forage.  Special Guests: Delegate Chris Peace and Congressman Dave Brat. Everyone is invited.  For more information call 804-843-4001.

May 16 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 3 pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church on Rt. 60 in Quinton. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council.  Spaces are available.  For more information call 804-507-0570. 

May 16 Fishing Derby 9 am to noon.  At Ed Allen's Lakeside Restaurant Pier1955 Allen Rd, Lanexa, VA 23089.  For boys and girls ages 5-13.  Bring your own fishing equipment.  No boats allowed.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  For more information or to pre-register call 804-966-9645 or email

May 17, 18 Battle of Fort Pocahontas Reenactment - Wilson's Wharf Sturgeon Point Road off of Rt. 5 in Eastern Charles City County.  Fort open 10 am to 4 pm each day.  Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students.  Proceeds support the preservation of the fort. For more information call 829-9722 or visit

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 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 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

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

Featured Businesses:

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

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 beginning March 2, 2015 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

New Kent Winery in Talleysville is open from 10 am to 5 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, 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  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 via e-mail at

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

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting:
May 11, 6 pm
Work Session: April 29, 9:00 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: April 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 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
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 2015 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