Category: Area Events

Jefferson Kitchen

The annual Fall Tour of Homes in Patriots Landing is the best time of the year to see all the features and decorating ideas in today’s new homes.  Don’t miss it! We’re serving fresh cookies and giving away an iPad mini as well as a FREE refrigerator or washer/dryer for any non-contingent new home contract... Continue Reading

Facebook Corporate Expansion – right down the road!

  How exciting to read in the newspaper that Facebook is expanding their operations in the White Oak Business Park, just a mile or so from patriots Landing. This is a terrific endorsement for the future of New Kent!

Outdoor Music This Weekend Downtown-15 minutes away

There is a special outdoor concert at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens to benefit the Garden’s educational mission, on Friday from 6-10 pm for adults over 21.   For a $40 donation, you have beer from Center of the Universe Brewing,  music from Three Sheets to the Wind (yacht rock), and hors d’oeuvres.  Lewis Ginter Botanical... Continue Reading

Pies in Colonial Williamsburg…Not Just Desserts in the 1800’s

Visitors to Colonial Williamsburg’s kitchens are surprised to learn that most pies in the period were not made of fruit, though they can and do contain fruit, but were meat-based instead. Pies made from beef were very popular, as were combinations of several types of meats, including rabbit, veal, sweetbreads, beef, and pork. Fish pies... Continue Reading

James Beard Winners Just 15 Minutes from Patriots Landing

Evrim Dogu of Sub Rosa Bakery and Brittanny Anderson from Metzger Bar are the 2 local chefs who are finalists in the annual James Beard contest. Both restaurants are in  Church Hill, just 15 minutes from Patriots Landing. Sub Rosa is a wood fired bakery and stone-milling operation specializing in the timeless craft of bread and... Continue Reading

Grand Illumination at New Kent Courthouse this Sunday

You will love being a part of the Grand Illumination at the Historic Courthouse on November 27 from 3-6 pm. Enjoy fellowship with friends, family and neighbors to kick off the holiday season.  Activities include: Jingle Bell Jog (registration application) Caroling, Entertainment Visit with Santa and have your picture taken Variety of Vendors Children Activities... Continue Reading

The 7th Annual Richmond Jazz Fest at Maymont starts Thursday – Sunday with big names in R&B, hip-hop and soul. Performers like Herbie Hancock, Diane Schuur and Al Jarreau, The Roots, Arrested Development and the Time  will entertain on multiple stages.  Tickets are $85 per day or $160 for a weekend pass.   Saturday and Sunday... Continue Reading

The fabulous county fair is coming this weekend with lots of fun activities for all ages.  The events begin on Friday Aug 12 through Sunday August 14 at the New Kent High School on Egypt Road in Quinton. Some of the diverse activities going on are: Chameleon face painting Inflatables & rides Jugglers Home and... Continue Reading

Richmond Film Festival this Weekend!

The Richmond International Film Festival starts today with complimentary beverages and Swedish appetizers for the Swedish drama Force Majeure at Bowtie Movieland. The weekend will feature 120 international films at venues all over town. Don’t miss David Baldaccis Wish You Well, a coming-of-age drama set in 1940s Southwest Virginia, and Sewing Hope, a documentary about... Continue Reading