Music at the Sea Shell
Nightly concerts at the Sea Shell Stage on Ocean Boulevard in Hampton have begun. Shows are all ages, and there are two each night. The first is from 7 to 8 p.m., and the second is from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Coming up this week: Thursday, June 14, Angela West – country; Friday, June 15: The Visitors – country and rock; Saturday, June 16: The Continentals; Sunday, June 17: Throwback to the 60’s – oldies; Monday, June 18: What’s Next; Tuesday, June 19: Bobby G – singer; Wednesday, June 20: The Reminisants – oldies.
Choose a 5K, 10K or half marathon at The Seacoast Running Festival in Salisbury on Sunday, June 17, beginning at 8 a.m. They’ve partnered with Green Stride to present the Cheap Half Marathon, for just $21.09 ($1 per kilometer). For more information, visit facebook.com/seacoastrunfest.
All about kids
Head to the annual Somersworth International Children’s Festival on Saturday, June 16, at 10 a.m. at Noble Pines Park (Noble and Grand streets, Somersworth), for food, live entertainment, children’s activities and more. Visit nhfestivals.org.
All kinds of eats
The 24th annual Portsmouth Taste of the Nation, happens on Wednesday, June 20, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Strawbery Banke Museum (14 Hancock St., Portsmouth). Tickets are $85 for general admission and $150 for VIP admission. Visit ce.nokidhungry.org/events/portsmouth-taste-nation.