RIP LENNY 2008
Our ORIGINAL equipment is "96" Years and still going strong with the support of our loyal customers and friends.
"69" Years on the beautiful Nantasket Beach in Hull,Ma.
Under new ownership in 2009, new leasing in 2011 and new management since 2012. We are OPEN and in the process of remodeling and an upgrade of the building and game contest.
Please check out the HULL BOOSTERS FUND RAISER Photo's on their page.
HULL BOOSTERS THANK YOU !
As always, YOU people are the best ! Last night’s Hull Boosters Fund Raiser for the Hull High School athletic and academic programs was another success. This was absolutely made possible by the large crowd of regular core and occasional Fascination loyal players. Our players arrived fairly early and stayed very late into the evening. The Hull Boosters had a pretty good sized crowd to add to the total overall attendance during the evening. But, again, this annual fund raiser was a success because of our Fascination player’s attendance and support. I just wanted to specifically thank everyone that attended and played.
During the fund raiser, we were able to play game contests that paid the winners $100, $50, $40, $35, $30, $25 on multiple occasions. This was exciting for everyone and added some additional fun for the players. Another special thanks goes out to Greg and Peter from the Boosters and Bart Kelley from Fascination for arranging this event.
It goes without saying that our Fascination team ladies were also great as usual. Linda, Patrice and Laura worked the evening collecting, teaching, guiding, supporting, paying and running the festivities. Last, but definitely not least, we appreciate the many hours of machine maintenance and upkeep by Bob this week and during his past 35 years. Our original equipment is 95 years old and Bob keeps it looking only about 50 !
Again, Thank You to everyone that attended the Hull Boosters Fund Raiser on Saturday. You are the Best !
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Our FASCINATION game has many unique features and fun facts.
It's the OLDEST operating original equipment game of its kind in America.
It was built and installed on Coney Island in 1918. It was purchased by Lenny Hersch and moved to Nantasket Beach in Hull, Ma. in 1945.
It is the only skilled contest game permitted to pay the winners in CASH throughout the entire country since 1945 !
In 2018, it will be 100 years old and still an original and unique electromechanical machine.
Since 2012, many new games, contests & increased CASH AWARDS were added to the schedule, along with revising some older and well liked games from the past years. Management and customers have combined to revitalize and introduce games and contests for the 2014 season. Special thanks go to Linda, our Customers and ownership for allowing us to expand and create new business and game contests.
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Fascinations ownership has decided on a schedule for our 2014 season. We will be open on Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:00 PM until the weekend of Memorial Day.
Beginning on Memorial Day weekend, we will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sundays at 5:00 PM and retain this schedule until Labor Day.
Please check our postings for any additional open days added to the schedule.
Past and Current Ownership and Management over our past '69' Years !
Since the death in 2008 of the long time owner, manager and Hull town selectman, Lenny Hersch, the game was purchased in 2009 by the current owner Rick Lawrence.
Fascination is currently leased to operate by Bartly Kelly and managed by Ed and Linda, a long time employee. On very busy nights we get additional support and help from a few other very good people.
Over the years, a number of key employees have worked, managed and maintained the game of Fascination on Nantasket Beach.
Because of 'LENNY' and all of the past and current employees, Fascination has been operating for over '69' years on Nantasket Beach.
We would especially like to thank all of the many, many 'regular or core players' and the huge amount of past and present players that have joined us to participate in the year round fun and contests.
Tentatively Scheduled EVENTS 2014
June 6th Friday Open Tournament for ALL
June 21st Saturday
July 4th Beach Party and Fascination Games Celebration
July 6th, Sunday Open Tournament for ALL
August 3rd, Sunday Open Tournament All
September 7th, Sunday Open Tournament for ALL
September 20th, Saturday Endless Summer Party 12-4 pm
October 3rd, Friday Open Tournament All
November 1st, Saturday Halloween Costume Party
With 2 Cash Prizes
November 8th, Saturday LAST Open Tournament for ALL
Saturday, January 3rd
Combined Holidays & End of Season & "2015" Kickoff Party
Special Notice: ALL
Tournaments will start at 7:00 PM Sharp.
To allow everyone time to arrive and each tournament will comprise of a 40 games contest in 2014 !
Phone Number = 781 - 925 - 1900