Farr’s Famous Chicken Opens For Season April 1st, 2016

Farr’s Famous Chicken, at Hampton Beach, is tickled to be opening for the 2016 Season with pre-season hours.

Opening on April 1st, 2016

​at 11:00am

Preseason hours:

Monday – Friday 11am – 8pm

Saturday and Sunday 8am – 8pm

serving breakfast weekends until 11am

Located at

43 Ashworth Avenue, Hampton, NH

On the corner of C Street & Ashworth Ave.

Open Daily 7:30 AM – 9:00PM

So stop by and enjoy some delectable meals in a comfortable environment.

Restaurant Week Portsmouth & Seacoast March 31-April 9

Restaurant Week Portsmouth & the Seacoast spotlights Greater Portsmouth as a culinary and cultural destination.

Restaurant Week Portsmouth & the Seacoast
March 31 – April 9, 2016
*Menus will be uploaded by March 18th*

Participating restaurants offer special three course prix fixe menus at two unbelievable prices: $16.95 for lunch or $29.95 for dinner per person. Note: Some restaurants extend the $16.95 value price to dinner as well. Find local specials and offers from shops, attractions and hotels at the bottom of the page.


Easter Bunny Breakfast & Easter Egg Dig!

The Annual Easter Egg Dig is here!

Hosted by Hampton, NH Department of Recreation

Saturday, March 19th @ 11am

The Easter Bunny will be joining us once again at Hampton Beach with thousands of eggs hidden in the sand. Find a golden egg and win a special surprise! Don’t forget to bring your shovel and pail.

Before you go there, head on over to the famous Village Pre School Easter Bunny Breakfast – A Hampton Tradition!
Visit, and take pictures, with the Easter Bunny, register for great raffle prized and have a super great breakfast and lots of fun!
All proceeds benefit Hampton Village Preschool, High Street, Hampton, NH 03842.

Thank you one and all!

New Beach Plum Restaurant Opens in Epping

Hungry for your favorite Lobster Roll? You do not need to wait until April 10th to visit your favorite beachside lobster roll place as the Beach Plum is tickled to announce the opening of their 3rd restaurant, located on 125 in Epping, NH. Like all Beach Plum Restaurants, you can’t miss it! It is conveniently located just across from O’neil Cinemas, and right next to the new State Liquor Store. Plenty of parking, and your favorite eats such as the famous, and award winning Lobster Roll! Also available in the Epping location is the Beach Plum’s famous fried seafood dinners.

So now you don’t have to head all the way over to the coast for your Favorite eat out foods. The Beach Plum is Epping is open daily, Sunday – Thursday 11-9, and Fri. & Sat., 11-10PM. So come on in and enjoy! 603.679.3200 for inquiries, and be sure to check out our daily specials on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Beach-Plum/165345860166517

NOW through March 25th, you can vote for Best in NH, sponsored by NH Magazine. Beach Plum has been the proud recipients of numerous awards, year after year, so we encourage you to keep the recognition coming our way. Vote today for your favorite Lobster Roll, Ice Cream Spot, Fried Food, and so much more! Click Here; http://www.nhmagazine.com/Best-of-NH-Food-Ballot/

For more information, or to contact The Beach Plum(s), visit http://www.lobsterrolls.com

Two of the best places to grab a bite at the beach, Open Year Round –

There are two spots that stay open all year long. Townies and visitors alike, enjoy their high quality, flavorful food and coffees as well as their joyous spirits.

Coffee Break Cafe – Opens at 7AM daily, and stays open until 2 or 3. They serve a magnificent breakfast, fabulous wraps and sandwiches for lunch and a large selection of coffees and lattes. Find their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Coffee-Break-Cafe-274561197605/?fref=ts. Located at 23 Ocean Blvd. Hampton, NH.

Jumpin Jack’s Java – another local’s favorite – you will recognize Jumpin Jacks by the Huge camoflouge truck and the plentiful, upbeat flags outside their establishment. Bagels, muffins, danish, smoothies and a wide variety of other items, Jumpin’ Jack’s is a wonderful place to stop during your day at Hampton Beach, NH. Visit Jumpin’ Jack’s Java at https://www.facebook.com/jumpinjacksjava/, located at 333 Ocean Blvd. Hampton, NH.

Enjoy your day at the beach this winter!

Seacoast Yoga Mala 2016 Sunday, January 31

Join the Seacoast yoga community for the eighth annual Yoga Mala! This three-hour yoga session is a joyful fundraising event taught by area teachers which includes 108 Sun Salutes, chanting and meditation. Open to all levels of yoga students, this class will uplift you as a celebration of community spirit. We expect 200 yogis to participate!

The goal of raising $60,000 supports SATYA’s yoga outreach programs as well as proven local initiatives which provide food and fuel assistance. Our grassroots fundraising efforts support the following organizations: SATYA (Seacoast Area Teachers of Yoga in Action), Seacoast Eat Local’s SNAP Program, and Strafford, York and Rockingham Counties Community Action Programs.

Sunday, Januar 31 9AM – 12PM
Cost $50

“Citizensfour” Winter Filem Series

“Citizenfour” Winter Film Series at the York Public Library
February 7th, 2016
In January 2013, Laura Poltras started receiving anonymous encrypted emails from “CItizenfour,” who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillnce programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskll flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes. Academy Award Winner-Best Documentary. Rated R for language. 114 minutes long.

York Public Library
15 Long Sand Road
York, ME

RMS-5 & Bob Halperin – Winter Concert Series York Maine

January 31st, 2016 from 3-5pm at the York Public Library join the Five of the driving forces behind New England’s highly acclaimed “Rock My Soul Gospel Choir” branch off with a sound of rich vocal blends and soul-stirring harmony. Their repertoire explores American music from Delta blues to folk gospel, including slave spirituals, humns, and traditional songs. Bob Halperin is a disciple of the pure blues tradition: a fluent guitarist and singer, with rich gritty vocals. York Public Library
15 Long Sand Road
York, ME

Annual Doggie Paddle Plunge – Proceeds benefit the NHSPCA, Sat. Feb. 27th

Following is a message from Megan McCallister, NHSPCA Special Events and Sponsorship Manager:

I know many of you have been patiently waiting to get more details about this year’s Doggie Paddle Plunge so here are the details:

Doggie Paddle Plunge 2016

Saturday, February 27th

Great Island Common Recreation Center

New Castle, NH

11:00 a.m. – Registration and Snacks

Noon – Plunge

12:30 p.m. – Lunch and Awards

Goal: $20,000

We’d love to have your help reaching this goal as a Plunger! We have a great new long sleeve Plunge shirt if you raise $150 or more, and a nice quarter zip pull over as the prize for raising $500 or more. There will also be the usual ‘Best Costume’ prize and the highly coveted ‘Top Fundraiser’ prize, won by our very own Jen Frey last year!

To register, visit https://www.firstgiving.com/NHSPCA/doggie-paddle-plunge-2016 and use the discount code ‘VolunteerPlunger2016’ to register for $20 as a Plunger or $5 as a Virtual Plunger (half off the regular fee for either). We will have brochures in hand in the next few weeks as well.

Thank you so much for all you do. We can’t wait to see you there! As always, if you have any questions at all please feel free to come up and see me.

Kind Regards,


Megan McCallister

Special Events and Sponsorship Manager

New Hampshire SPCA

603-772-2921 ext. 105


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York Maine Winter Farmer’s Market Dates

York Winter Farmer’s Market is back!
Jan 9 & 23, Feb 6 & 20, March 5 & 19, April 2. The market runs from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. With 20-25 vendors each Satruday, the event is much like our summer markets and the event is alway free to attend. Located at the Fellowship Hall of the First Parish Church, 1890 York Street, York Maine, visiting the market is an enjoyable, and community oriented event.

The goal of this market is to support our local farmers, food-producers, artists and artisans, while offering a one-stop enjoyable shopping experience for customers looking to buy their produce, et al, locally.

Sponsored by SIS Bank, a full service bank committed to providing excellent service to individuals, families and business.

Check out www.gatewayfarmersmarket.com for the complete list of participants and when they’ll be attending. Contact the York Region Chamber of Commerce at 207.363.4422 for more information.