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Saturday, December 31st Events

Happy New Year Celebration

Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Grafton Ponds, 783 Townshend Rd., Grafton, VT (about 30 miles from Keene)
Price: $10
Ages: 14 and up

Happy New Year Celebration. Snowshoe with a naturalist: Owl Prowl with a bonfire and s’mores. 7 pm. Contact: Bill Salmon802-843-2400

Family New Years Eve Celebration

Time: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Place: Children's Museum of NH, 6 Washington St., Dover, NH (about 90 miles from Keene)
Price: $9 for adults and children
Ages: All

Ring in the new year a little early with your family. This festive event includes three special “countdowns to midnight” at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. At each countdown, a glittering ball drops 30 feet from the ceiling as everyone counts down the last 10 seconds of the year. Noisemakers and confetti create an atmosphere like Times Square, and ginger ale is served to all for the first toast of the New Year. Visitors are also invited to make their own sparkly party hats and write their wishes for the new year on mini flying blimps that are launched at each countdown. Admission: $9 for adults and children, $8 for seniors age 65-plus, and free for children younger than 1. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New Years Eve Potluck Dinner and Dance

Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Nelson Town Hall, Nelson, NH (about 11 miles from Keene)
Price: Free

Ages: All

It’s the annual New Years Eve potluck and dance at the Nelson Town Hall, taking place on Saturday, December 31st. We’ll begin with a dinner potluck at 7 PM, and then continue with contra dancing until it’s time for fireworks at the pond.

First Night Monadnock

Time: 5:00 PM-12:15 AM
Place: Monadnock Bible Conference Center, 257 Dublin Rd., Jaffrey, NH (about 17 miles from Keene)
Price: $10
Ages: Ages 10 and up

Face painting, mask making, puppet shows, children’s concert; teen coffee house for local worship teams & soloists; tubing hill, ice skating, Laser tag, indoor swimming pool; Christian comedian Justin Fennell; fireworks at midnight by Atlas. Tickets available at Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, Rousseau's Music, Daffodils Flowers and Gifts in Jaffrey; Peterbough Chamber of Commerce. 

Hi-Fidelity Sound System Live New Years Eve

Time: 8:00 PM
Place: Crotched Mountain Ski, Bennington, NH (about 26 miles from Keene)
Price: Free

Ages: Older crowd

Hi-Fidelity SoundSystem will be performing a mix of Reggae/Dub/Funk & Soul to bring in the New Year!! Led by the former Roots of Creation rhythm section, Hi-Fidelity features Boston vocalist Jahriffe McKenzie on Vocals & The All Good Feel Good Horns. 

What's special about today?
New Years Eve
Marie Curie Awarded the Nobel Prize
John Denver's birthday, 1943 
Thomas Edison gave the first public demonstration of an electric incandescent lamp, 1879

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