Delegate Chris Peace Town Hall
Special Guest: Congressman Rob Wittman
May 5, 2016


A Taste of  New Kent - Wine Festival
at New Kent Winery
May 7, 2016

Providence Forge Ruritan Pig Roast
at the Providence Forge Recreation Center
May 21, 2016


Spring Plant Sale
at the New Kent High School Greenhouse
May 7, 14, 21, 28, 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)

May 5 Delegate Chris Peace Town Hall 7:00 pm at the New Kent Visitor Center, 7324 Vineyards Parkway. (Rt. 106), New Kent, VA 23124. Special Guest: Congressman Rob Wittman.  All are welcome to attend.

May 6 St. Peter's Golf Tournament  1 pm shotgun start at Brickshire Golf Club. Captain's Choice. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church.  $95 per person.  Proceeds to benefit the youth mission trip.  Call Kim Filipowicz at 400-2369 for more information or to register.

May 7, 14, 21, 28 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  All proceeds benefit student programs at New Kent High School.

May 7 Five Lakes Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon throughout the Five Lakes Community.  Get a map of individual homes participating at the Rock Creek Villas parking lot, Pocahontas Hwy (Rt. 60) and Longview Rd.  Follow the signs and balloons.

May 7 Yard and BBQ Sale at  Corinth Baptist Church,  11650 New Kent Highway (rt. 249), New Kent, VA 23124Sponsored by the missions team.  For more information call 966-5635.

May 7 Flower Sale and Bake Sale - Bottom of the Bridge LaSertoma Flower Sale - and Odyssey of the Mind Bake Sale 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at Cornerstone Thrift Store at the stoplight in Providence Forge.  To benefit the Bottom of the Bridge LaSertoma New Kent Scholarship Fund and contribute towards the cost for the Odyssey of the Mind Team to travel to Iowa to compete in the World Competition.

May 7 A Taste of  New Kent - Wine Festival  11 am to 5 pm at New Kent Winery, just north of  Interstate 64 Exit 211 on Rt. 106.  Pre-Order: $25/Door $35; Military $25 at door; Non-Drinkers and Under 21: at door; Age 10 and under: free.  Wineries, food, and entertainment.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For tickets see

May 12 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

May 13, 14 New Kent Historical Society Family History and Genealogical Conference. To be held at the New Kent Historical Society Family History Center (The 1909 Jail) and at the New Kent Rappahannock Community College location.  Friday: Half day of independent, assisted research and half day of genealogical speakers.  Saturday: Full day of genealogical speakers.  Advance Registration is required.  For more information see New Kent Historical Society

May 14 The Colonies Community Yard Sale 7 am to 2 pm throughout the community off of South Waterside Drive in Lanexa.  Follow the signs and look for balloons.  Rain or Shine.

May 14 Yard Sale Sponsored by New Kent High School Interact Club.

May 14 Brickshire Community Yard Sale  50+ families in the Brickshire community.  From Rt. 155 at Dairy Queen take Kentland Trail east and look for the signs.

May 14 Yard Sale at Ed Allen's Campground 8 am to noon at 13501 Campground Rd. off of Rockahock Rd. in Lanexa. Booths are free.  For more information call Ed Allen's Campground at 804-966-2582.

May 14 Patriots Landing Neighborhood Yard Sale  9 am to 2 pm throughout the neighborhood, off of Rt. 60 in Bottoms Bridge.

May 14 Yard Sale at Ed Allen's Campground 8 am to noon at 13501 Campground Rd. off of Rockahock Rd. in Lanexa. Booths are free.  For more information call Ed Allen's Campground at 804-966-2582.

May 14 CPR AED and First Aid Class 9 am at New Kent Fire Station Number 1 on Courthouse Road (Rt. 155) just north of Providence Forge.  Sponsored by Providence Forge Volunteer Fire-Rescue.  Fee: $30. For more information contact Elizabeth Wilkins at 283-2677 or email

May 14 Community Health & Safety Fair 10 am to 2 pm at New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Rd.  Health Screenings, Fire & Police Safety, Child Safety Seat Inspections, Education/Medical Information, covering Emergency Preparedness, Dental Health, Face Painting, Games, Bouncy House, Archery Class, Batting Cage, Alpacas & Hayrides, Christian Music Concert, and more.  Sponsored by New Kent Christian Center

May 14 Economic Empowerment Workshop 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Heritage Public Library, 6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155)  Understand your Credit Report  - Manage a Budget - Tips on Buying a home - Grant Programs - Financial Planning. Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and Cultured Pearls of the James Interest Group. For more information call: 804 966-2480.

May 16 NKAA Golf Tournament at The Club at Viniterra.  Proceeds support the New Kent Athletic Association.  Sponsored by Third Base Grill.  For more information contact Owen or Scott at 804-932-8786 or email

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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 Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

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

2016 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:

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

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 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: June 6, 7 pm at New Kent High School

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting: May 9 11, 6 pm
Work Session: May 25, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting: May 16, 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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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


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The Order and Course of Passing Bills in Parliament, 1641


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