Thanksgiving Dinners and Events in the Greater Merrimack Valley

Prepared Take-home Meals

Centro, Lowell

Two Chefs Are Better Than One, Lowell

Verrill Farm, Concord
978- 369-4494

Plated Dinners and Buffets

Concord's Colonial Inn

Thanksgiving Buffet, November 24th
Seatings from 11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Adults $41.95, Children 12 and under $19.95

Left Bank at Stonehedge Inn & Spa, Tyngsboro

Thanksgiving Dinner, November 24th
Seatings 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Adults $56, Children 12
and under $25

On the Bone at Wyndham Hotel Boston Andover

Thanksgiving Dinner, November 24th
Seatings 12 - 4 pm
Adults $32, Children 14 and under $14

Radisson Hotel, Chelmsford

Thanksgiving Dinner, November 24th
Seatings 12 and 1 pm
Adults $31.95,
Seniors $25.95,
Children (4-11) $14.95, 3 or under free

Radisson Hotel, Nashua
Thanksgiving Buffet, November 24th
Seatings 12 - 6 pm
$19.95 per person

Stay-Only Packages

November 20th - 27th
Hampton Inn Bedford Burlington
978- 262-9977

From $89 - 99/night complete with a complimentary breakfast buffet each morning, wireless internet access, and shuttle to the Burlington Mall for "Black Friday."

November 23rd - 27th
Quality Inn & Suites, Lexington

Thanksgiving Special Package: $79 for a hotel room and a lunch/diner gift certificate of $10 at Waxy OConnors. Based on availability.

Events and Activities

American Textile History Museum, Lowell

Aloft! The Wonder of Kites
Kites have entertained children and adults for thousands of years, but have also had a profound impact on history as objects of artistic expression, cultural and religious symbols, tools of war, and instruments of science, technology and mathematics. Celebrate the history, the significance, and the fun of these tethered aircraft in three fascinating exhibits

The Back Page, Lowell

Unless noted, all shows: doors 7 pm, shows 9pm. No cover.

November 23rd: The best open mic in town with Steve Clements. Drink specials all night.
November 25th: Frank Morey is back! Black Friday drink deals. WCAP 980AM will be broadcasting live from 10 - 12 p.m.
November 26th: The Love Dogs.
November 27th: Twilight Trumpet 8-11 p.m.

City of Lights Parade and Holiday Arts Stroll, Lowell

November 26th, 11 am - 8 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.


November 23rd, Thanksgiving Eve

Celebrate Thanksgiving Eve with old Friends at COBBLESTONES with $5 pumpkin martinis-cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg-with a graham cracker rim. But dont be fooled..its NOT pie..We are also featuring the "best ever" Pum-King beers, and will set the mood with a roaring fire in the hearth. COBBLESTONES is closed on Thanksgiving so that all of our staff may enjoy this special day with family.

The Concord Museum, Concord

November 23rd - January 1st

Family Trees: A Celebration of Childrens Literature

The Museums galleries are filled with 36 fanciful trees of all shapes and sizes, decorated with original ornaments inspired by acclaimed childrens storybooks and contemporary picture book favorites. On Friday and Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend, get crafty with special projects related to this years Family Trees books. The Museum is open from 9-5 November 25 and 26, with crafts ongoing 11-3.

Historic New England, Gropius House, Lincoln

November 25th - 27th , 11 am - 4 pm

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 26th - 27th , 10 am - 4 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.

Lowell Beer Works
November 23rd & 25th

Handcrafted, fresh- brewed favorites like our Pumpkin Works Ale, with a cinnamon-sugar rim. Closed Thanksgiving Day, but open Wednesday and Friday at 11:30 a.m., and as always serving food late until 11:45 p.m.

New England Quilt Museum, Lowell

November 26-December 31, 2011

Holiday Express Train & Quilted Village
Free admission with $7 gallery entrance fee, Children under 6, $1

Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell

November 25th, 26th & 30th
November 25th, 4 pm: UMass Lowell River Hawks Hockey vs. Alabama-Huntsville
November 26th 1 & 4 pm: Disneys Phineas and Ferb: The Greatest Live Tour Ever!
November 30th 8 pm: An Evening with Chicago

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