Somersworth Events

Somersworth has a lot of happenings and the chances are that if it is happening in Somersworth you will find it here. If you have an event that you would like us to publicize please drop us a line and let us know, we would love to hear from you!

  • 4th Annual Hilltop Bluegrass Festival Set For Saturday On Saturday September 16th, the Hilltop city gets to celebrate all things Bluegrass as the 4th Annual Hilltop Bluegrass festival rolls into town. The event promises to be a fun packed day of good music, food and community. Great Bands As with the three festival’s that have followed before four bands will perform throughout the day. Those ... Read More Here
  • Somersworth Celebrates, Art, Community and Culture The first week of August was a pretty busy one here in Somersworth. My family from England were visiting and they got to experience some of the hospitality the Hilltop city is known for. Chapel Open Every Fourth Sunday of The Month Sunday July 30th,  I could be found at the beautiful Furber Chapel which is located ... Read More Here
  • Somersworth Youth Connection Visits The Millyard Museum, Manchester Every once in a while I am allowed to leave Somersworth and explore the world outside. I know hard to believe, but  it’s true! Thursday July 20th was one of those days thanks to the Somersworth Youth Connection. The bus was loaded and ready to leave at 9am and before we knew it we found ... Read More Here
  • Somersworth Food Truck Festival Serves Up Fun In The Sun Sunday June 18th was a busy day in the city of Somersworth and for me personally. Not only was it father’s day, it was also the date for the first annual food truck and craft beer festival. This particular festival had been almost an entire year in the making. A collaboration between the City of Somersworth, ... Read More Here
  • International Children’s Festival Offered Fun For All It was a busy weekend here in Somersworth and it began as any other weekend does with a Friday night. This was not a Friday night that several will easily forget though. This Friday night should have seen the opening night for the 37th Somersworth International Children’s Festival. Friday Night Rain For as long as I can ... Read More Here
  • Pinups and Veterans: A Recipe For Fun Have you ever taken a facebook quiz where the idea is to discover your idea decade? I don’t have to do that quiz as I already know the answer. I love the 1940’s. Okay, to clarify, I don’t love the war but I do love the hair, the clothes and the resourcefulness that was shown ... Read More Here
  • Somersworth To Celebrate First 125 Years As A City Anyone that knows me, knows my love of history, or more specifically the history of Somersworth. Next year marks Somersworth’s 125th year as a city. So I figured I could turn to both my loves and give you a very brief history of Somersworth.  It is worth noting before you start reading that Somersworth is ... Read More Here
  • Celebrating the Patriots in the Hilltop City I seem to be making a habit of confessing here but this is a pretty big one. I confess I cannot for love nor money understand American Football. Now many people have tried to explain the game to me over the years and I finally have an interception down… I think. That doesn’t mean I don’t ... Read More Here
  • Date Announced For Somersworth Food Truck Festival If you love food trucks and craft beers you are going to love this news! Just confirmed by the Greater Somersworth Chanmber of Commerce is the date of the first ever Seacoast Food Truck  & Craft Beer Festival: Sunday June 18th 2017. The Festival will be run in conjunction with Food Truck Festivals Of America and ... Read More Here
  • Celebrating two cultures: American and Indonesian On Friday January 20th, I could be found, along with the entire student body, in the cafeteria at Idlehurst school. The reason we were all assembled was a simple one. To learn more about the customs, traditions and fashions of a culture that plays a big part in Somersworth’s community: Indonesia. Once were all settled, a ... Read More Here
  • Berwick/Somersworth Parade A Big Hit I’ll let you into a secret if you promise not to tell. I love parades! I especially love Christmas parades, and since coming from across the pond I’ve been to more than my fair share of them over the years. On Saturday I found myself at the Berwick/Somersworth parade and I was so glad I ... Read More Here
  • Somersworth Students Learn From The Professionals At 110 Grill A few months ago I attended the opening of the Somersworth Career Technical Center and declared that the visit had made me almost want to go back to school.  Little did I know that yesterday I would find myself sitting in the culinary department with a group of students when I made that statement. That’s ... Read More Here
  • Old Rail Pizza Co. Gives Back To The Community Anyone whose cooked a thanksgiving turkey appreciates it’s no mean feat. Now imagine having to prepare and cook 24 turkeys, 100 lb of mashed potatoes, 50lbs of green beans and all the trimmings and cooking for thanksgiving suddenly takes on a new meaning. That’s exactly what Albert and Lisa Lavalley the mother and son team that own ... Read More Here
  • Not Sure Where To Vote? We Got You Covered. I hope that you will get out and vote on Tuesday Nov 8th. Residents registering to vote and/or voting at their polling location on election day should bring a picture ID. If the address on the ID is not current, they should also bring a piece of mail for proof of residency. Polling stations will be open ... Read More Here
  • Candidates Take The Hot Seat At Forum: Part 1 Thursday evening saw several hopeful people gathered at Somersworth city hall. All were hoping to secure your vote when the state goes to the polls on November 8th. The candidates forum which was organized by the Greater Somersworth Chamber of Commerce featured Peter Mathieu as the evenings moderator and Eric Mommsen as the time keeper. The ... Read More Here


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