Pumpkins Offer Somersworth a Smashing Good Time

Pumpkins Offer Somersworth a Smashing Good Time
It might be hard to believe but the Somersworth Pumpkin Festival just celebrated it’s 15th year on Saturday October 14th. I know, I know, where does the time go? Over those 15 years the celebration of the orange orbs has undergone many transformations, not to mention locations. This year the celebration took place in the ...

4th Annual Hilltop Bluegrass Festival Set For Saturday

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 ...

Somersworth Celebrates, Art, Community and Culture

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 ...

Pumpkins Prove To Be Fun For Everyone.

Pumpkins Prove To Be Fun For Everyone.
Like so many in Somersworth I love the fall. The colors, the hot chocolate and most of all the pumpkins. Who doesn’t love those little round orbs of orange which offer the possibility of fun, food and friends? So having a festival that celebrates all things pumpkin and more right here in Somersworth is something ...

A Busy Saturday in the Hilltop City

A Busy Saturday in the Hilltop City
Saturday 17th September 2016 was a busy one for many in Somersworth. Those who were involved in the third annual Hilltop Bluegrass festival could be found on the field at Memorial Drive at 6am. They were busy pitching vendors tents, adding signage and generally turning Memorial Drive from a sporting field to a festival venue. ...

Recharging, Fun and Giving Thanks

Recharging, Fun and Giving Thanks
Once in a while as a writer I find I have to stop writing for a few days or even a couple of weeks. I have to recharge my creative batteries if you like. Experience some new things, meet some new people and just have fun. The past couple of weeks has found me in ...

Somersworth Children’s Festival Still Going Strong After 35 years.

Somersworth Children's Festival Still Going Strong After 35 years.
Thirty five years ago, a tradition was started that is as strong today as it was all those years ago: The Somersworth International Children’s Festival.  The location may have changed, some of the organizers may have changed but the intent is still the same: To celebrate the children of the world, including those who call ...

Jeanne’s Journey 5k Road Race

Jeanne's Journey 5k Road Race
October 11th 2014, saw the first ever running of Jeanne’s Journey 5k in Somersworth. The race which was run in honor of Jeanne Lemelin, a life long resident of Somerworth whose life was sadly cut short in 2013. The race began at 8.30am sharp and there were plenty of runners in attendance. A total of ...