Thanksgiving Dinners and Events in the Greater Merrimack Valley

Prepared Take-home Meals

Two Chefs Are Better Than One, Lowell


Let Two Chefs do the shopping, peeling, dicing, cooking, baking, and cleaning; allowing you to enjoy Your browser may not support display of this image.friends and family without the stress. Our packages serve up to 22 people, and á la carte items are available.   Details available on Web site.  Call to place orders by November 18th.

Verrill Farm, Concord

978- 369-4494

Pick up a farm fresh turkey (uncooked) and freshly prepared side dishes made in Verrill Farm’s brand new kitchen.  Call or visit Web site for ordering details.

Plated Dinners and Buffets

Concord’s Colonial Inn


Thanksgiving Buffet, November 26th

Seatings from 11:30 am - 6:30 pm

Adults $41.95, Children 12 and under $19.95

Featuring carved turkey, prime rib, crab-crusted salmon filet and mushroom, sage and goat cheese strudel.  Full menu available on Web site.  Accommodating families from 2 to 100 people.  Call or email for reservation.


Courtyard by Marriott Billerica


Thanksgiving Dinner, November 26th

Seating at 2:00 pm

Adults $29.95, Children 12 and under $19.95


Forgo the cleaning and cooking and enjoy the family. Dinner to include:  Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Green Beans, Rolls & Butter, Cranberry Sauce, Gravy and Pumpkin Pie.  Limited seating so call and secure your reservation as soon as possible.  Hotel rates beginning at $79 from November 22-29th based on availability.


Left Bank at Stonehedge Inn & Spa, Tyngsboro



Thanksgiving Dinner, November 26th

Seatings 11:30 am – 6:00 pm

Adults $56, Children 12 and under $25


Join us as we celebrate and give thanks for the bountiful New England harvest. 
Executive Chef, Alex Facio, has created a very special autumn menu for you and your family, including roast turkey, salmon, grilled prawns and beef tenderloin.  See Web site for menu details.  Call for reservations.



Radisson Hotel, Chelmsford



Thanksgiving Dinner, November 26th

Seatings from 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Adults $29.95, Seniors $25.95, Children (4-11) $13.95, 3 or under free


Join our family for a bountiful harvest of holiday foods including roast turkey, baked ham, seafood casserole, seasonal vegetables and desserts. Call for reservations.


Residence Inn, Tewksbury  



Thanksgiving Dinner and Stay Package, November 26th


$99.00 rate includes Spacious One Bedroom Suite, Turkey Dinner for 2
delivered from Cracker Barrel Restaurant upon arrival with soft drink
and dessert ($15.00 for each additional person), and a Full, Hot
Breakfast Buffet in the morning for all guests.



Wyndham Hotel Boston Andover


Thanksgiving Buffet, November 26th

Seatings at 1:00 and 3:00 pm

Adults $28, Children 9 and under $13

Enjoy farm raised turkey, brown sugar ham or Atlantic haddock accompanied by a farmers’ market salad bar, seasonal vegetables, dressing and dessert buffet.  Call for reservations.

Events and Activities 


City of Lights Parade and Holiday Arts Stroll, Lowell


November 28, 12:00 – 8:00 pm


Celebrate the coming holiday season in Lowell with festivities including family activities, music and a hot chocolate competition as well as a holiday parade featuring local and regional floats and marching bands.

The Concord Museum, Concord


November 27 -28

Bring the whole family to the Concord Museum this holiday weekend, where craftspeople from the North Bennet Street School (NBSS) will lead you through hands-on activities and demonstrations in two engaging programs in association with the special exhibition, A Dedication to Craft: North Bennet Street School @ 125.  A Dedication to Craft is a juried exhibition of furniture, jewelry, musical instruments and fine bookbindings, crafted by 59 distinguished alumni of the renowned North Bennet Street School in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the school in Boston’s North End.  The exhibition and related activities are free with Museum admission.

On Friday, November 27, children and adults will have the opportunity to make their own books with the assistance of a master bookbinder from NBSS.  Using techniques employed by real bookbinders, families will work with the craftsperson to make paper books and decorate the pages.  A chance to speak with the bookbinder from NBSS and to see her work completes the experience.

On Saturday, November 28, participate in an activity that shows what it is like to be a woodworker.  A master woodworker from NBSS leads families through different stations where they can try their hand at various activities. Come learn how to sand wood, put simple joints together, and decorate a piece to bring home.  Watch a master craftsman at his trade and learn about the steps involved in building beautiful furniture.  

All ages welcome; sessions begin on the hour 11:00-2:00; free with Museum admission; Members free. 

Historic New England, Gropius House, Lincoln


November 27, 28, 29, 2009

Celebrate the holiday spirit at the Gropius House-Bauhaus Style! View the Gropius collection of holiday greeting cards created by Bauhaus artists and friends. Enjoy mulled cider, gingerbread cookies, apples and other seasonal treats. Location: 68 Baker Bridge Road, Lincoln, MA 01773. Hourly Guided Tours: 11 to 4. Admission: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 children to age 14. Lincoln Residents and Historic New England Members free.  Holiday Gift Shop Sale all merchandise 10% discount. Members add an additional 10% off.  Free gift wrapping. Groups of 10 or more, please make a reservation, otherwise no reservations.

Lexington Historical Society Historic Houses


November 27 – 28, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Buckman Tavern, the Hancock-Clarke House, and Munroe Tavern will be open Thanksgiving weekend.  The Society's First Shot! package ($10 adults/$6 children) is the perfect way to tour all three houses and to view the Society's new orientation film to the Battle of Lexington. Bring your holiday guests to Lexington for an historic tour they will remember! Call for more information.

New England Quilt Museum, Lowell

978-452-4207, Ext.15

Throughout the month of November, harvest and autumn-themed quilts will
be on display at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell. Attendees are
asked to bring a donation of non-perishable food, especially canned
goods, to benefit local food pantries.




Greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
40 French Street, Second Floor     Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 459-6150