New Kent Christmas Mother Angel Trees
at T&C Hair, The New Kent Gymnastics Center, 
Aspen Burger Company


NKHS Art Department Empty Bowls
fundraiser for the New Kent Food Pantry

Bidding is closed.

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
at Source Hardware in Quinton




New Kent Historical Society Museum
11740 New Kent Hwy, in the former Martha Dandridge Woman's Club historic 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
Open from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays

Providence Forge Christmas Parade
2 pm - Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Hwy)
December 11, 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)

Speech by Khizr Khan at Democratic Convention

Best Election Ad

December 7, 8, 9 Christmas Drive Through Nativity 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Liberty Baptist Church on Rt. 60 in Lanexa. You will travel through twelve scenes depicting the birth of Jesus and more. There will be real actors, actresses, animals and outstanding scenery. Come and experience the creation of God, the birth of Jesus, and the resurrection. Free.  Everyone is invited.  For more information call 966-2659.

December 7 to 14 Quinton Volunteer Fire/EMS (Fire Company 2) Santa Run  Santa will ride on a fire engine and tour the Western part of New Kent County. (Rain Dates Dec 15, 16.)

 December 9 to 15 Providence Forge Volunteer Fire & Rescue (Fire Company 1) Santa Run  Santa will ride on a fire engine and tour the Eastern part of New Kent County.

December 9 Christmas Recreational Bingo  11 am at the Parks and Rec Classroom.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  RSVP by December 7.  For more information or to register call 966-8502.

December 10 Open House at Gracefield Hall 3 to 7 pm at Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast, 3351 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Providence Forge 23140.

December 10 Holiday Tacky Light 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 11 Donut Sale at Christmas Parade 8 am at Cornerstone Thrift Store in Providence Forge. Sponsored by New Hope Church.   For more information call 840-7937.

December 11 Providence Forge Christmas Parade 2 pm Along Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Highway) in Providence from Carriage Road to Olivet Church Road.  Some traffic will be diverted.

December 11 "Joy" Christmas Cantata 6:30pm at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church, 9310 Townsend Rd.  For more information call 966-2079.

December 13 Interstate 64 Widening Public Hearing 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Varina Area Library, 1875 New Market Rd., Henrico, VA 23231.  Find out about the proposed widening of Interstate 64 from Interstate 295 (mile marker 200) to Bottoms Bridge (mile marker 205)

December 14 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.

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

December 16 "The Muppet Christmas Carol" 6 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch, 6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155)  Crafts, Pizza and treats.  For more information call 804 966-2480.

December 16 Buzz Picasso Paint Night 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy.  Cost: $25.  Register online at  Visit Buzz Picasso on Facebook to see featured paintings. Other dates in 2017: January 20, February 17, March 17.

December 16 Christmas Service and Party 7 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

December 18 Christmas Cantata "One Small Child" 6 pm at Hopewell Baptist Church, 5061 Hopewell Road, New Kent, VA 23124, 804 932-4906.

December 19 Last Day that the New Kent Historical Society History Center will be Open 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 on Monday, March 6, 2017. 

December 23 "12 Symbols of Christmas" 7 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

December 24 Vigil Mass of Christmas 3 pm and 5 pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2631 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141.  For more information call 804 932-4125

December 24 Christmas Eve Service 5 pm and 11 pm at St. Peter's Parish Church (Episcopal), 8400 St. Peters Lane, Quinton, VA 23141.  For more information call 804 932-4846.

December 24 Olivet Christmas Eve Service 5 pm at Olivet Church, on Olivet Church Rd. (Rt. 618) Sponsored by Providence Forge Presbyterian Church  For more information call 966-2079.

December 24 Christmas Eve Service 5 pm Kentwood Heights Baptist Church, 2607 New Kent Highway, Rt. 249 in Quinton. For more information call 804-932-5370.

December 24 Christmas Eve Family Worship Service 5:30 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249)  For more information call 932-4973.

December 24 Christmas Eve Service 7 to 8:30 pm at New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Rd., New Kent VA 23124. For more information call 804 557-3323. 

December 25 Merry Christmas!

December 31 Vigil Mass of Mary 3 pm and 5 pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2631 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141.  For more information call 804 932-4125

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 Christmas Mother Angel Trees are at:
 T&C Hair in the Quinton Food Lion Shopping Center;
The New Kent Gymnastics Center on Emmaus Church Road;
Aspen Burger Company in Maidstone Village
Bring your Angel Tree gifts to that business by Friday, December 9th.
Bring your family sponsorship gifts to Corinth Baptist Church on Monday, December 12th.
The New Kent Christmas Mother needs help finding individuals, families, or businesses who might be interested in sponsoring a New Kent Christmas Mother angel or a family.  Sponsoring a child or family means you will be given a list of what the child needs/wants as well as clothing sizes, and you will purchase Christmas gifts for the child/children.

NKHS Art Department Empty Bowls fundraiser for the New Kent Food Pantry.  Online auction of pottery made by the students at NKHS and Sue Musselman.  Bidding will close December 2, 2016 at midnight. Empty Bowls 2016

New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

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

2017 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:

Colonial Kitchen & Market
Coming Soon to 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

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

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: Monday, Jan 9, 7 pm at New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: Dec 12, 6 pm
Work Session: Dec - CANCELLED, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: Dec 19, 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 Democratic Party
New Kent Churches
Guide to Living in New Kent

Rotary Club of New Kent
Providence Forge Ruritan Club
New Kent Community Development Corporation

You are visitor number
  Hit Counter
Last updated Dec 7, 2016

Translate This Site
is maintained and paid for by
Stran Trout as a service to the community, and is not an official New Kent government site.

Copyright 1998-2016 by Stran L. Trout


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
2017 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


On the Road
links for travelers

Read New Kent News in the
NK CC Chronicle
Tidewater Review
Daily Press
Times Dispatch
Virginia Gazette

Yard Sales - New Kent
Cox - Free Movies

Publicize your Event

 Traffic Cameras 
VDOT 511 Traffic Tieups
Adopt a New Kent Pet 
What is Rotary Video

WWBT-12 Weather

Dow Jones Real Time

New Kent Needs You to Volunteer!
Why We Do It
**Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad   
**Providence Forge Volunteer Fire & Rescue (NK Fire Co 1) 
**Quinton Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services (NK Fire Co 2) 

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