Sunday, October 16th
Time: 10:30 am - 4:15 pm
Fee: $90.00 pp
Come and join Merrimack Parks & Recreation as we travel to Meredith NH for our Fall Bus Trip aboard the Hobo Railroad's 2-hour Turkey Dinner Train.
Guests will travel in restored vintage coaches while enjoying the colors of Autumn. On this 2 hour train ride you will enjoy an amazing dinner from Hart's Turkey Farm as you travel along the western shore of Lake Winnipesaukee.
The Dinner Menu includes freshly carved roast turkey, stuffing, whipped potato, gravy, butternut squash, rolls & butter, a beverage and a dessert. Trip fee includes Motor Coach Transportation, Train Ride and Dinner from Hart's Turkey Farm.
Thursday, November 3rd
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $35.00 pp
14 spaces remaining
Back by popular demand! Come join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department on Thursday, November 3rd as we travel down to the Encore Boston Harbor Casino in Massachusetts.
You don’t need to be an experienced game player to enjoy this trip. There is something for people of all skill levels. As part of registration fee, all participants will receive a $20.00 free slot play coupon.
The bus will depart from Twin Bridge Park in Merrimack (485 Daniel Webster Highway). at 9:00 am and will return at approximately around 4:00 pm.
This trip is open to both residents and non-residents so bring all your friends! All participants must be pre-registered and seats are limited! Trip includes Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation and slot play bonus package. Cost of the trip is just $35 pp.
Friday, November 25th
Time: 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fee: $99.00 pp
Come and join Merrimack Parks & Recreation as we travel down the Boch Center in Boston to see Cirque du Soleil's newest show "Twas the Night Before" on opening night!
‘Twas the Night Before...is an exhilarating spin on the beloved Christmas tale, and marks Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever Christmas production in New England. This festive show brings a flurry of love, Christmas cheer, thrilling acrobatics and hugely lovable characters that will create a new holiday tradition for families to cherish.
Join Isabella, a teenage girl jaded by the craze surrounding Christmas, as she is whisked away to an upside-down, inside-out world where she meets colorful characters from the classic poem. On the night before Christmas, a father reads the iconic poem to his daughter, Isabella. However, this year, she feels that she has outgrown this family tradition. But when the magic of the poem comes to life, a snowstorm unexpectedly separates them and sends them on a fantastical journey. A winter wonderland where the magic of the poem appears as a spark of light that flashes between reindeer, acrobats, and children, reuniting young Isabella with her father and the spirit of Christmas. Come discover what happens before Santa drops in!
Registration includes deluxe Motor Coach Transportation and ticket to the show. Tickets are Right Center Balcony Level Seating in Rows G, H, J, & K. Trip departs from Twin Bridge Park, located at 485 Daniel Webster Highway in Merrimack at 5:30 pm and we return to Merrimack at approximately 10:30 pm.
Thursday, Dec 8th
Price: $78 Merrimack Res, $103 Non-Resident
Join the Merrimack Senior Citizens Club, Parks & Recreation and Best of Times Travel as we head down to see Christmas with Paul Anka at the Danversport Yacht Club.
Paul Anka, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. Anka became famous in the late 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s with hit songs like “Diana”, “Lonely Boy”, “Put Your Head on My Shoulder”, and “ Having My Baby”. He wrote such well-known music as the theme for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and one of Tom Jones’s biggest hits, “She’s a Lady”, as well as the English lyrics for Frank Sinatra’s signature song, “My Way”. In 1983, he co-wrote the song “I Never Heard” with Michael Jackson. It was retitled and released in 2009 under the name “This Is It”.
Trip includes Transportation, Driver’s Gratuity, Plated Luncheon of Chicken Parmesan or Baked Schrod
Also Included: Salad, Potato,Vegetables, Breads, Dessert, Coffee/Tea, Meal Tax, & Gratuity, & Show Ticket.
Online registration is not available for this trip. Click on the link below to download and mail in the registration form.
Saturday, December 10th
Time: 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fee: $74.00 pp
Returning after a 3 year Hiatus - Want to see New York but don’t want to drive and spend half the day looking for parking? At last, a chance for you to get away to New York, New York! The Big Apple! Here you can get an early start on your shopping, spend the day sightseeing, take in a show, or visit New York’s world class museums.
Enjoy the magic wonder and allure of New York City at Christmas time on this fantastic one day trip to the Big Apple. The streets and shops of New York are full of energy and holiday shoppers. We'll drop you off in the Rockefeller Plaza area of mid-town Manhattan. Once here you may want to explore at your own pace sights such as St. Patrick's Cathedral, Times Square, Top of the Rock, NBC Studio Tour, or others. We'll depart NYC at 6:30 pm from the city to get us back home just a back home around 11:30 pm with great memories of the Big Apple at Christmas!
Thursday, December 15th
Time: 8:30 am - 5:45 pm
Fee: $90.00 pp
Come and join Merrimack Parks & Recreation as we travel down to Newport Rhode island to see two of Newport’s most elegant mansions decorated and on display for the holidays.
Visits to The Breakers, the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages”, and showcased will be The Marble House decked out in yuletide finery, with thousands of poinsettia plants, evergreens, wreaths, and fresh flowers highlight our day.
Trip includes Motor Coach Transportation and admission to both The Breakers Mansion and Marble House.There is also a self guided audio tour available but you must bring your own smart device. Lunch will be on your own.
Advanced registration is required and spaces are limited. A $25 deposit is required to reserve your space. Final payment will be due 2 weeks before the trip.
Sunday, Feb 26th
Time: 11:00 am - 5:15 pm
Fee: $85.00 pp
Come and join Merrimack Parks & Recreation as we travel down the Hanover Theatre and Performing Arts Center in Worcester to see the National Tour of the Tony Award winning production of "Annie" the musical live on stage. ANNIE, directed by Jenn Thompson, features the iconic book and score, written by Tony Award®—winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin.
Unmistakably known as a timeless masterpiece, Annie, the Musical has been capturing the hearts of audiences since 1976! The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory presents the magical, the spectacular and the heartwarming story of Annie, an orphan whose happiness and positivity continues to remind generations that no matter how hard life can get sometimes, the ‘Sun Will Come out Tomorrow’. Be part of an evening where a magnificent story of love, family and positive outlook in life will have you laughing and singing. Purchase your tickets today! You will be glad you did!
Registration includes deluxe Motor Coach Transportation and Left Balcony Level Seating to the show in rows E thru J.
Friday, March 10th, 2023
Time: 5:30 - 11:30 pm
Fee: $99.00 pp
Come and join Merrimack Parks & Recreation on Friday, March 10th, 2023 as we travel down to the Citizens Bank Opera House in Boston to see the acclaimed production of "Hamilton" on stage.
HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.
Price includes tickets in the Balcony Left Center, Balcony Center and Right Center in Rows Q & R along deluxe motor coach transportation to the show.Seating assignments will be placed based upon order of registration received. We will hand out the tickets to you when you get on the bus on the day of the show to avoid lost tickets. Trip departs from Twin Bridge Park at 5:30 pm. Showtime is 7:30 pm and we should arrive back in Merrimack at approximately 11:30 pm. Tickets are extremely limited and we do expect to sell out quickly.