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Horsing Around: Local Author Pens Children’s Book

Like many girls growing up, Diane Robbins Jones of Rye was struck with a strong passion to be a horse owner, so much so that she would scour the want ad section of local papers to find the cheapest horses available before giving a weekly pitch to her parents. A variety of reasons, however, ensured […]

Window Into Art: Seascape Creations owner gives lessons in Salisbury

Waves crashing into snow-covered beaches and the brisk chill sweeping in from the Atlantic Ocean provide the perfect backdrop for the artistic expression of the New England Seacoast. This is what drew Julie Gordon, owner and founder of Seascape Creations, to start giving window art lessons around the coast. “It’s just a great way to […]

4 Shore Things: November 22 – December 5

Sip N Shop The Hampton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Sip N Shop event on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 2:45 to 6 p.m. Board a passenger van at CR’s Restaurant and visit Smoky Quartz, Tall Ship, Wiggly Bridge and CR’s. The cost is $50 per person and includes the tour, tastings and an appetizer […]

Andrew’s Adventere: Wagon Hill Farm

  Where I went: Durham’s Wagon Hill Farm at 156 Piscataqua Road. What it is: Wagon Hill Farm is 139 acres of open, rolling hilled land owned by the Town of Durham that is free and open to the public for year-round recreation from dawn to dusk. With the recognizable and signature wooden wagon perched […]

4 Shore Things: November 8-22

Books and baked goods The Friends of the Lane Memorial Library will be kicking off November with their annual Winter Wonderland Community Craft Fair and Bake Sale on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All baked goods for the bake sale are homemade, local treats provided by donation from generous community members. […]

Andrew’s Adventure: UNH Hockey

  Where I went: The Whittemore Center to watch the University of New Hampshire Men’s Hockey team at 128 Main St, Durham What it is: The University of New Hampshire Men’s Hockey team took on division rival Vermont in the home opener. What I did: I got a phone call from my friend Aiden asking […]

4 Shore Things: October 25 – November 27

  Race time Support the Great Bay Estuary by running in the The Wicked-Fast Great Bay 5K on Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 9 a.m. at Stratham Hill Park (157 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham). There will also be a “competitive walker” division, a kids’ fun run, and age group awards and costume contests for the 5K […]

Andrew’s Adventure: Haunted Overload

Where I went: I traveled a couple miles inland to Lee to enjoy Haunted Overload at DeMeritt Hill Farm, 20 Orchard Way, Lee (hauntedoverload.com). What it is: Haunted Overload is an ever-growing horror tour that takes over DeMeritt Hill Farm every October in an attempt to scare and entertain as many guest as possible in […]

This Week on the Seacoast: Art on the Edge

Contemporary gallery opens in Newmarket Four years ago, Michael Valotto started painting every night as a way to decompress after a busy day of school and work. When he decided it was time to start sharing his art with the world, he was disappointed to find that there were few outlets for his abstract, contemporary […]

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