50th Anniversary of
"Charles C. Green et al. v. County School Board of New Kent County, Virginia, et al"
Special Events: May 5, 15, 20, 27, 2018
 Financial Literacy Conference
at Second Liberty Baptist Church
by the New Kent Community Development Corporation
March 3, 2018
 Country Night at the Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery
February 23, 2018

 

New Kent Historical Society Museum
in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
Open from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays beginning March 3
New Kent Historical Society Family Research Center
in the old Jail at NK Courthouse
Open from 10 am to 2 pm on Mondays beginning March 5

 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting
at Jasmine Plantation, Providence Forge
February 20, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Brunswick Stew Sale
by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club
February 24, 2018

 

WELCOME TO
NEW KENT COUNTY VIRGINIA

New Kent County Community Information and Links

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NEW KENT RESOURCE GUIDE

NEW: Sign up for New Kent County Emergency and Weather Alerts

Remember Our Men and Women in Uniform
-  A Long Way from Home
  
(GCS Distributing Tributes)

House Intelligence Committee Full Transcript of Fusion GPS Co-founder Glenn Simpson's testimony on November 14, 2017

February 19, 26 Friendship to Freedom: James and the Marquis de Lafayette 2:15 to 3 pm each day at the Hennage Auditorium, 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185.  Museum ticket required: Adults: 12.99, Youth: $6.49.  James Lafayette was a slave in New Kent County who became a spy for the Marquis de Lafayette in the Yorktown campaign of 1781, contributing significantly to the American victory in the war for independence.  For more information call 855 391-4302.

February 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Jasmine Plantation, 4500 N Courthouse Rd., Providence Forge VA 23140.  Speaker Kathleen C. Hale, the Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for New Kent County Fire-Rescue  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

February 21 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.

February 23 Country Night at the Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery 6 to 10 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 24 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10:00 am to 1:30 pm at C&F Bank in Providence Forge, C&F Bank in Quinton, Sandston Cleaners, and the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $8 per Quart.  Get advance tickets from any Providence Forge Ruritan Club member or call 804-966-2615.

March 3 Providence Forge Presbyterian Church Yard and Bake Sale 8 am to noon at the Church at 9310 Townsend Rd.  Sponsored by the Youth of the Church. Rain or Shine.  For more information call 966-2079.

March 3 Opening Day of the New Kent Historical Society Museum  The Museum is in the 2 room schoolhouse at New Kent Courthouse and is open every Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm.  It will remain open each Saturday until December.

March 3 Financial Literacy Conference 10 am to noon at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141.  Sponsored by the New Kent Community Development Corporation.  For more information call 804 932-4245.

March 5 Opening Day of the New Kent Historical Society History Center at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse is open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm for research.  It will remain open each Monday until December.

March 11 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

March 11 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the Old New Kent Courthouse at New Kent.  Speaker: Helen Rountree on " When they say they're Indians, believe them."  Refreshments from 2 to 2:30 pm, followed by the meeting at 2:30 pm.  The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend.

March 16 Active Aging Adult Spring Luncheon noon to 2 pm at the Quinton Community Center. RSVP by March 7.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

March 16 St. Patrick's Day at Saudé Creek 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Saude Creek Vineyards.  Griff's Room Band!  Look for our all new and fun IRISH COCKTAIL (more details to come) Alewerks Brewing Company The Scottish Pig and Monique's Crepes.  No admission Charge.   For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

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May, 2018 50th Anniversary of "Charles C. Green et al. v. County School Board of New Kent County, Virginia, et al", the most significant public school desegregation decision by the United States Supreme Court decided after Brown v. Board of Education, changing the practice of school systems throughout he nation. For more informaation see Green v New Kent 50th Anniversary.

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net

See the Community Calendar
for more 2018 events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2018
Past Calendar Events 2017
Past Calendar Events 2016

Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events
2012

Past Calendar Events 2011


New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

  Chickahominy Indians - Charles City
Chickahominy Indians Eastern Division
- New Kent


2018 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:

 

New Kent Gymnastic Center
6540 Emmaus Church Road, Ste. 112
Providence Forge, VA 23140
(804) 557-3855
info@newkentgym.com

 

Vaiden Inn Bed and Breakfast
11920 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA 23124
(across from New Kent Courthouse)
Call 804-557-2333

 

New Hope Food Pantry
for Seniors, Disabled and Families of New Kent and Charles City
Mondays from 4 to 5:30 pm and Fridays from 3 to 4:30 pm
at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140

Catch-A-Penny
Antiques, artifacts, local crafts and art, unique jewelry, and more
in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse.  Next to Active Life Fitness.

 

Colonial Kitchen & Market
at New Kent Courthouse
(in the former Rose & Crown Restaurant)

 

New Kent Mini Storage
New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249) and Airport Road
Climate Controlled - Drive-up - RV & Boat Storage

Call 804-557-3194


Hole Family Donuts & More
3300 New Kent Hwy, Quinton

 Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast
3351 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Providence Forge

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 Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 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 (Rick's at Old River Road)
Mon-Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-2

Frazier Produce
Monday through Saturday at the Stop Light on Rt. 60 in Providence Forge.

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
7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124
in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse
 

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
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 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

COMING SPRING 2018: White Plains Farm & Vineyard On Old Church Road.  Vineyard and Tasting Room. Vintners: Chris and Ashley Peace.  Expect Voigmer and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. 

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Map
Regular Meeting: March 5, 7 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting: Monday, March 12, 6 pm
Work Session: February 28

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: February 20, 7:30 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

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New Kent County
History Books
 available for sale 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
2018 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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966-5322

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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