This weekend’s spooky (but not scary!) Halloween happenings for your little ones!

Remember how your babysitter’s friends took you to see Amityville Horror when you were 8 years old and you never got over it? No? Just me. But you get the drift…Halloween is a festively fun time of year for kids […]


Hey Elsa fans! Trick or Treat “Frozen Character Maze” at Smolak Farm all weekend!

Here’s another great Halloween event that’s light on the spooks and heavy on the fun! Saturday and Sunday of this weekend, the corn maze at Smolak Farms in North Andover becomes a place of magic and whimsy! As you travel […]

Fall corn mazes and economy of farming

Great for little ones! “Slightly Spooky” corn maze on Friday 10/24!

Looking for a fun Halloween activity that won’t give your kids nightmares for the next month? Coppal House Farm is hosting a special kid-friendly “Slightly Spooky” flashlight maze on Friday 10/24 from 7-9:00pm. Appropriate for ages 5 & up, there […]


Tons of family fun to be had at the 11th Annual Ogunquitfest!

This weekend is the 11th annual OgunquitFest, a fun-filled weekend of fall-themed events. Activities include pumpkin and cookie decorating, costume parade, classic car show, craft bazaar, Halloween fun house, high heel race, bed race, ghost tours, wagon rides, storytelling, and […]


Trick-Or-Treating at historic Strawbery Banke! Sweet!

Come and meet the Ghosts on the Banke at Strawbery Banke’s famous Halloween celebration. Long-dead sea captains, 17th century shopkeepers and wayward pirates haunt the streets of Portsmouth’s oldest neighborhood as you trick or treat safely from house to historic […]


Row, Row! 50th Annual Head Of The Charles Regatta 10/18-10/19.

The annual Head Of The Charles Regatta®, presented by BNY Mellon, will mark a momentous milestone this October, celebrating its 50th occurrence with a gala celebration to cap off the historic two-day race event along Boston’s iconic Charles River. Fans […]


York Harvestfest & Kidsfest 10/18 & 10/19. Get your fest on!

Two fall festivals in one, with the same low price…FREE! This festival includes a variety of activities, live bands and a mix of approximately 200 vendors: including Food Vendors, Juried Crafters, Marketplace Vendors, Go Green Expo Exhibitors and local Non-Profit Organizations. […]


10th Annual Touch-A-Truck event at Pease 10/18! See who’s rolling into town.

Ever wonder what it’s like to be behind the wheel of a ladder fire truck? Or sit atop a five ton military vehicle? If your children (or you!) have a love of large vehicles and trucks, the 10th Annual Richie McFarland […]


Newburyport’s Great Pumpkin Lighting & Stroll 10/18. FREE!

Newburyport’s Great Pumpkin Lighting and Stroll is a new family, friendly event that will take place on Saturday, October 18 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm in Market Square. Families are encouraged and invited to bring a carved pumpkin that will be lit and […]


Newmarket’s “Halloween Haunt” 10/25. Parades, games and trick-or-treat!

Newmarket Recreations Annual Halloween Haunt will be more festive than ever this year as we have added more spooktacula entertainment along with NEW & favorite activities! Join the town of Newmarket as they once again celebrate this frightfully festive holiday […]


The New England Fall Astronomy Festival 10/18. Out of this world!

This Saturday, the UNH Observatory welcomes everyone to come learn about the great beyond! Running on Saturday from 10am to midnight, bring the family to experience hands-learning through talks, demonstrations, crafts, telescope viewing and more. Come get excited about the […]


Ding dong! Seacoast area 2014 Trick-Or-Treat schedules.

Get ready for the ghosts and goblins to be dinging your door requesting sugary sweets! Check out the area listing below for dates and times in your neck of the woods. Saturday, October 25 Newmarket: The “Halloween Haunt” is downtown […]


Family fun at the Newburyport Fall Festival Sunday 10/12 & Monday 10/13. FREE!

Come to downtown Newburyport on Columbus Day weekend for our annual Fall Harvest Festival! Enjoy great food, live music, and family fun while celebrating autumn’s arrival. Explore downtown shops as well as craft vendor booths from artisans all over New […]


Chunky’s Sensory-Friendly Movie 11/8 & 11/12: Big Hero 6

Chunky’s offers monthly screenings for children with autism or other special needs. We will keep our theater lights up, the sound of the film turned down, and no 3D. Our audience members are allowed to walk around, dance, shout or […]


All aboard! Transit Day at the Seashore Trolley Museum 10/11.

Join the Seashore Trolley Museum for their annual open house when all modes of their collection are represented. This is when buses, trackless, streetcars, and rapid transit run together, so whatever your preference, you will see it. As a museum […]


Fair Season continues with the Topsfield Fair running 10/3 – 10/3!

The Topsfield Fair is coming to town! The country’s ‘oldest fair’  is a living tribute to rural and farming heritage and a tradition for generations of families. Entertainment, 4-H exhibits, Kiddie Land, animal barns, duck racing, magicians, ox pulling and […]


Charmingfare Farm’s “Pumpkin Festival” runs the long weekend 10/11-10/13!

Spend a day at Charmingfare Farm as we celebrate the mighty pumpkin. The pumpkins are growing and we’re excited! Bring the whole family and join in all the festivities. The kids will love our new Funny Farm bounce house plus […]


Create your own spooky scavenger hunt with Portsmouth’s “Scarecrows of the Port”!

Scarecrows of the Port are at it again! Displayed in various locations throughout Portsmouth, you’ll find decorated scarecrows cropping up everywhere! This makes a great activity for families as you can view the map and make a scavenger hunt game! […]


Five spoooooky Halloween treats. Eat them if you dare!

It’s Halloween season already and you know what that means. Time to scour Pinterest and try making really adorable snacks that, when executed, look absolutely nothing like the picture. But hey, have fun doing it! These treats below would make […]


FREE Lowe’s Build & Grow Workshops 11/8! Watch your thumbs.

There’s no reason your child shouldn’t be put to work swinging a hammer. Well, maybe not at your house, but Lowe’s welcomes all little builders to their house! Also, each participant receives a free apron, goggles, a project themed patch […]


Classes at Children’s Museum of NH

Groove & Grow Music Class Ages: 2-4 Meets: 8-week session on Saturdays (October 11 – December 13) Time: 10:00am – 10:45am Location: Children’s Museum of NH, Dover NH Cost: $80 museum members and $120* for non-members; sibling discounts available. * […]


FREE Ocean Discovery Day at UNH this Saturday. Tour labs, vessels and more!

Ocean Discovery Day at UNH offers you the chance to get your hands wet learning about marine science and ocean engineering! Talk with scientists who conduct research from Great Bay to the poles and a number of graduate students pursuing degrees […]


Chunky’s “Hardly Haunted” Movie Series each weekend in October. Only $3!

All Chunky’s locations are getting prepared for a spooky October for the kids and the entire family!  Every Saturday & Sunday during October, they’ll be showing “hardly haunted” movies! They will have a 9am breakfast showings on Saturday and Sunday, […]


Open PlayTime at Seacoast United’s indoor soccer field. Every weekday from 9am-2pm!

Staring October 6, Seacoast United’s PlayTime Program is a fantastic program for your toddlers to exercise without worrying about the weather! Held each weekday from 9:00m – 2:00pm at their Indoor Sports Arena, PlayTime is basically an open gym. They fill […]


Varooooom! Antique Auto Show at DeMeritt Hill Farm 10/4.

What a great opportunity to get hands-on with the special automobiles of our past! DeMeritt Hill Farm and Olde Tyme Cruisin’ Auto Club will be hosting their car show featuring special Hot Rods, Antique Trucks, Corvettes and Factory Muscle Cars. […]


FREE Home Depot Kids’ Workshop 11/1: Watch your thumbs.

There’s no reason your kids shouldn’t be put to work swinging a hammer. Well, I mean, not at your house, but Home Depot welcomes the little builders! On every first Saturday of the month, Home Depot offers a free workshop […]


Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents ‘Built to Amaze’ in Manchester 10/2 – 10/5!

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze! , the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength, agility and courage. As the momentum builds so does […]


Sweet Snips Family Hair Salon opens in Hampton Falls where having your hair done is a treat!

Have you ever said to yourself, “I wish there was a child centered hair salon that offered services for children of all ages? A place where young children could ride in cars while getting their haircut but also a fun place […]

Girls dressed as fairies

FREE “Fairy Day at Coppal House Farm” on Sunday 9/28!

Join Pilar and Sue from Community Roots for crafts, stories, and of course, fairy house building! There will also be a chance to win a Community Roots gift certificate! Feel free to wear your wings! Fairy Day is a free […]


Celebrate the Bavarian holiday at the family-friendly Newburyport Oktoberfest 9/27!

The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Oktoberfest! This fun, family friendly event will feature traditional German food, music and craft beers! With games, rides, and activities for all ages, this is a family-friendly celebration of the famed […]

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