MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Town Council initiated and is overseeing the ninth annual Merrimack Fall Festival and Business Expo, aimed at showcasing businesses, crafters and civic organizations. The purpose is to provide businesses with a conduit for meeting the residents of Merrimack and showing how much there is to offer within Merrimack and surrounding communi­ties. The expo will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 19 at Merrimack High School. Free. Bring your appetite. Many area restaurants will be on hand selling their food. Information: merrimackexpo. com.