Author: Seacoast Roaming Reporter

A Hampton Halloween: Town celebrates the spooky season

The search is over for families looking for a new way to get in the Halloween spirit. This year’s second annual Halloween Fest will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Tuck Field in Hampton. After a wildly successful first year, the two organizations that host the event — the […]

Meet Queen Victoria

Join the Hampton Historical Society on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m., when Queen Victoria will pay a visit. The Queen will speak following a short annual meeting, to be held at the Masonic Lodge, 77 Tide Mill Road, Hampton. Sally Mummey, using storytelling and a good dash of humor, will portray Queen Victoria, who […]

Fall for family fun: Applecrest celebrates season with weekend festivals

From now until the end of October, Applecrest Farm in Hampton is celebrating all things fall with festivals each weekend that feature apple and pumpkin picking, hayrides, barnyard animals, a beer garden and more. The festival, now in its 45th year, is meant to be more than just a few fun weekends to draw crowds […]

James House fun

The James House in Hampton will host open houses on Sunday, Sept. 29, Sunday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour the James Farmstead and House with Skip Webb (pictured). Ongoing weaving and spinning demonstrations are provided by James House Master Weaver Dianne Howes. Attendance is free. For some […]

Play on: Parents get time off, kids stay and play

Finding a sitter on a weekend night can be a challenge, but Luv 2 Play has created a chance for parents to get a little time off while the kids have plenty of fun. Every Friday night since January, Luv 2 Play’s Hampton location has hosted what they call Parent Night Out, where parents who […]

Rides of the Century: Cyclists of all abilities welcome to ride the Seacoast

The 46th annual Seacoast Century Weekend kicks off the morning of Saturday, Sept. 21, at Hampton Beach State Park’s South Pavilion, and will continue throughout the weekend. The event is hosted by one of New England’s most active adult recreational bicycling clubs, the Granite State Wheelers, who are eager to get everyone, regardless of age […]

Natural connection: BioBlitz returns to Odiorne State Park

On Saturday, Sept. 21, the Seacoast Science Center’s annual BioBlitz event is back at Odiorne State Park, with unique opportunities to explore local wildlife and habitats. The event is meant to be a creative way to get community members actively thinking about the biodiversity around them. “Bioblitz is one of my favorite events of the […]

Run for Rett’s Roost

On Sunday, Sept. 22, Throwback Brewery in North Hampton will host the Superhero 5K and Kids Fun Run, an annual celebration to benefit Rett’s Roost, an Ogunquit, Maine-based organization that runs weekend retreats for families that have experienced childhood cancer and child loss. The fundraising event will begin with a 3.1-mile race starting and ending […]

Get your groove on

Head to Reggae at the Beach Part 2 on Saturday, Sept. 14, starting at 8 p.m. at Cloud 9 Bar and Grille in Hampton, with music by DJ Worldbeat. Tickets are $6 on eventbrite; search for the event on Facebook for details.

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