Noon Year’s Eve
CENTERVILLE — There will be a Noon Year’s Eve event held at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at Grant Park in Centerville. The event will include kid-friendly games and crafts, party hats, streamers, fun snacks and props all to celebrate the ball drop, but just a bit early. Registration is required. For more information, call 937-433-5155.
DAYTON — This New Year’s Eve, all three members of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – dancers from the Dayton Ballet, a singer from the Dayton Opera, and the instrumentalists of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra – will get together, combine their respective talents, and celebrate the New Year with a festive program that delves into the music of different cultures and countries around the world: Africa, Bohemia, England, France, Russia, and of course, Austria. The event will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 at the Schuster Center.
Works by Winteregg, Wagner, Saint-Saëns, Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Lumbye, Dvořák, Ginastera, Akpabot, Gardel, Gershwin, Rodgers, and Strauss II. Patrons can enjoy New Year’s Eve traditions including delicious food-by-the bite in the Wintergarden beforehand, a flute of champagne at intermission, and a balloon drop finale. Tickets start at $19. For more information, visit http://daytonperformingarts.org.
Scene75 New Year’s
VANDALIA — Scene75 will hold a special New Year’s Eve Celebration from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. There will be a live DJ and $2 pizzas after 9 p.m. There will also be a special toast at midnight and a special balloon at noon for the kids. For more information call 937-619-3200.
Holiday Inn celebrates
FAIRBORN — The Fairborn Holiday Inn is hosting an overnight New Year’s Eve Celebration from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. This $229 per couple package includes: an open bar during cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, dinner buffet, live DJ and dancing, champagne toast at midnight, overnight stay, late check out the next day and breakfast for two in McKenna’s Grill. There will be a live feed of Times Square. Contests and prizes will be given out throughout the night including best dressed, best shoes, fanciest hat and best dressed couple. Call 937-431-4603 for reservations.
BEAVERCREEK — The Dayton Funny Bone will hold a NYE Extravaganza at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. Cost is $70. For more information, call the box office at 937-429-5233.
DAYTON — The American Czechoslovakian Club will hold a New Year’s Eve dinner dance from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. The Frank Moravcik Band will perform. Dinner will be served from 7-8:30 p.m. and dancing will begin at 9 p.m. Dinner includes roast pork and sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, vegetable salad and bread. Deserts, beer, wine, soda and coffee will also be available. For more information call 937-287-4275.
Ramada Inn event
XENIA — Ramada Inn Xenia is hosting a New Year’s Eve event. Ring in 2014 and enjoy Chef Otis Trammell’s cuisine. There will be a fabulous menu for the evening along with “Mississippi Red” blues band who will be performing. For more information, call 372-9921.
DAYTON — Wiley’s Comedy Club in Dayton will hold a New Year’s Eve show at 7:30 p.m. and a party to follow at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. For more information, call 937-224-5653.
Dublin Pub celebrates
DAYTON — The Dublin Pub in Dayton will hold an Irish New Year’s celebration starting at 6 p.m. Ring in the new year twice with two champagne toasts. The music will start around 6 p.m. and the first toast will be at 7 p.m. so attendees can celebrate with Ireland and then again at midnight. Come back the next morning for the hair of the dog and a traditional Irish breakfast. For more information, call 937-224-7822.
Big band New Year’s
KETTERING — The VFW Post 9927 is hosting the band Jim Robinson and Interplay to ring in the New Year at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. The group specializes in big band oldies and soft rock. Dinner and party favors are included in the price of admission plus a champagne toast at midnight. Bring friends or make new ones on the two dance floors. Cost is $25 per couple or $15 per single. For more information, call 937-298-9295.
Ring in the new year
BEAVERCREEK — Ring in the New Year at Bar Louie at The Greene. The $45 New Year’s Eve package includes cocktails, champagne toast at midnight and a breakfast buffet from midnight to close. The event starts at 9 p.m. For more information, call 937-427-3900.
Drink at the Pub
BEAVERCREEK — The Pub at The Greene will be celebrating New Year’s Eve with two toasts. A complimentary Guinness toast will be held at 7 p.m. to ring in the new year in England and then there will be a traditional champagne toast at midnight. For more information, call 937-320-1199.