Classics on the Green
at New Kent Winery in Talleysville
September 20, 2015


 Chickahominy Indian Tribe
Fall Festival & Pow-Wow
at the Tribal Grounds in Charles City
September 26, 27, 2015

  History Lands at Cumberland Plantation
Sponsored by the
New Kent Historical Society
October 17, 18, 2015


 9/11 Ceremonial Wreath Laying
at the New Kent County Courthouse.
September 11, 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)

September 2 New Kent StageHands Auditions for "The Spider"  7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  In preparation for the November 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 production of "The Spider", a murder mystery by Oursler and Brentano.

September 3 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  8 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 3 Grand Re-Opening of Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse 6 pm Open houses at Active Life, the expanded Stay & Play and the new model homes will be open as well.  There will be an official ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly expanded Stay & Play with a bounce house and popcorn!  This event is to get the word out that businesses are up and running and several more are in negotiations to move into the existing empty space of Maidstone.

September 3 New Kent v Colonial Heights - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

September 4-6 Labor Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see

September 5 Fun Horse Show at Murphy Farm, 8400 Airport Rd. in Quinton.  Bring your horse and ride for Prizes and Cash. For more information see  

September 7 Labor Day

September 8 First Day of School 
Drive Safely

September 9 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

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

September 11 New Kent v York - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

September 13 Grandparent's Day Tea 3 pm at the Quinton Community Center. For ages 5-10 (plus grandparents) Kid friendly tea & snacks. Register by September 4.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

September 15 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:  School Update-Dr. David Myers and New Kent Educational Foundation-May O’Leary Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

September 16 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.

September 18 VPSF Memorial Golf Tournament 11 am at The Club at Viniterra at The New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Sponsored by the Virginia Public Safety Foundation in support of families of first responders killed in the line of duty, and benefiting VPSF's Line of Duty Death and Education Scholarship Funds.  Contact Donald Moss at 804-648-6299x1004 or or Capitol Police Officer Art Clarke at 804-840-3438 for more information or to register.

September 18 New Kent v Tabb - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

September 19-27 World Road Cycling Championships in Richmond

September 20 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 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 

September 25 Sarah's Memorial Golf Tournament at the Club at Viniterra  1 pm shotgun start.  Registration starts at 11:30 am.  Entry fee:  $400 per team of four which includes green fees, cart, goody bag, box lunch and BBQ dinner.  For more information contact Patrick Evelyn at 512-8150 or email  

September 26 Trip to Drumheller's Orchard  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  Leaves a 8 am from Quinton Park.  Estimated return at 5:30 pm for ages 8 through adult. Cost $20 to $35.  For more information call 966-8502.

September 26, 27 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 30 New Kent Winery Cooking Class 6 to 8 pm at the Winery.  Ken Wall, the Executive chef of the Berkeley Hotel in Richmond will provide recipes, demonstrations and gourmet food along with wines from New Kent Winery.  Call 932-8240 to make reservations.

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:

 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 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.

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 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 

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: September 10, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting:
September 14, 6 pm
Work Session: No Meeting in August

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: September 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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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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