It's hard to believe 2013 is right around the corner. Hopefully we'll bypass the Mayans' predictions of a catastrophic demise, which will give us plenty of cause to celebrate. (Woo hoo! Yay for life!) Check out Creative Loafing's compilation of New Year's Eve parties and make your plans now. Cheers!
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First Night Charlotte WBTV's family-friendly, alcohol-free community celebration of the New Year features activities for children, music (Dynamo, Fireman Jim and DJ Drex's Dance Party) and more. 12 p.m.-11:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.charlottecentercity.org.
New Year's Eve with Widespread Panic Live performance by Widespread Panic. Doors open at 7 p.m. $65 and up. 9 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St., Charlotte. 704-688-9000. www.timewarnercablearena.com.
John Tosco's 3rd Annual New Year's Eve Variety Show Host John Tosco (founder of Tosco Music Party) returns to the McGlohon Theater with another family-friendly variety show in the spirit of The Ed Sullivan Show. This New Year's Eve celebration will feature comedy, dance, music and other entertainment. $20.12. 8 p.m.-10 p.m. McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalarts.org.
The Grand New Year's Eve at 5Church Celebrate New Year's Eve by tantalizing your tastebuds at 5 Church. Chef Jamie Lynch has prepared a lavish menu for the occasion. First seating at 5:30 p.m. ($85) includes a four-course menu (with choices for each course) and a glass of champagne. Second seating at 9 p.m. ($150) includes a four-course menu (with choices for each course), a premium beverage package, post-dinner dancing with DJ Edward Shouse, a live countdown of the ball drop, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. A portion of proceeds will benefit Levine Children's Hospital. $85-$150. 5 Church, 127 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-919-1322. www.5church.com.
Diamonds In the Sky New Years Eve Bash The all-inclusive party features beer, wine and liquor drinks, a buffet with a carving station that includes seasoned steak, rosemary chicken, pasta entrees, and more. In addition, there will also be a photo booth, champagne toasts and a guest DJ. Dixie's Tavern, 301 E. 7th St., Charlotte. 704-374-1700. www.dixiescharlotte.com.
New Year's Eve Celebration at The Westin Two ballrooms, two themes, and two DJs. The "Venetian" ballroom features Top 40 and pop; The "La Rumba" ballroom features Salsa and Merengue. Upgrade to VIP for hors d'oeuvres, champagne fountain, and exclusive V.I.P lounge. 9 p.m. The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St., Charlotte. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.nyecharlottenc.com.
New Year's Eve Happy Endings The New Year's Eve party featuring Ciroc Boyz's DJ Quicksilva (DMV) with DJ Shaun Nyce. $20 -$35 (singles); $35-$70 (couples). 9 p.m. Re:Public, 314 N. College St., Charlotte. 704-375-0733. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.bluegoosenc.com/nyecharlotte/ or www.thesolkitchen.com..
Roaring in 2013 The '20s themed party includes three top-shelf drinks (courtesy of Carolina Nightlife), a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and a DJ. $25 and up. Prohibition, 200 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-358-4244. www.prohibitionclt.com.
Rich & Bennett's NYE Bash The party features beer, wine, liquor and champagne, hand-passes appetizers, a balloon drop, party favors, multiple DJs, and three-levels of space. General admission, V.I.P, private room and table service available. For more information, visit www.rockhouseevents.com. $55-$100. Phoenix, 300 N. College St., Charlotte. 704-375-8765. www.phoenixcharlotte.com.
Back To the Future Bash The venue features two levels with multiple dance floors, four bars, a heated patio and retro arcade. DJ Jody plays '80s and '90s retro dance mixes, from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Special celebrity guest MC will be hosting the countdown. Confetti blast and champagne toast at midnight. Table reservations and bottle service available. $15-$30. Roxbury Nightclub, 115 W. 5th St., Charlotte. 704-375-8090. www.roxburynightclub.com.
New Year's Eve at RiRa The New Years Eve party at the Irish Pub features live music by Crashbox. $10. 10 p.m. RiRa Irish Pub, 208 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-333-5554. www.rira.com.
A Night in Paris Six Figure Entertainment presents this NYE party with food, drinks and entertainment. $10 and up. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Vapiano, 201 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-332-2440. For more information or to purchase tickets and V.I.P/table packages, visit www.sixfigureentertainment.com.
NYE at Town Tavern The private party package includes a breakfast buffet, top shelf liquor, beer, wine, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and a DJ. For more information, email email@example.com. $50 and up. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Town Tavern, 200 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-334-3324. www.towntaverncharlotte.com.
Fitzgerald's New Years Eve Party The private party package includes top shelf liquor, beer, wine, champagne, a breakfast buffet, a DJ, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for table reservations or Holiday Inn Center City hotel packages. $60 and up. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fitzgerald's Irish Pub, 201 E 5th St., Charlotte. 704-370-0687. www.fitzgeraldscharlotte.com.
Circo NYE Performances by Circo and DJ Shakim. V.I.P tickets and buffet also available. For tickets and table reservations, visit www.ez-tixx.com. Privilege, 223 S. Brevard St., Charlotte. www.privilegecharlotte.com.
Resolutions: NYE at Kalu The party includes a special celebrity guest DJ, hors d'oeuvres, a champagne toast, multiple live video feeds of the NYE countdown and more. Dress is "Grown and Gorgeous". For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.newyearskalu.eventbrite.com. $10 and up. 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Kalu, 505 E. 6th St., Charlotte. 704-910-4877. www.kalunc.com.
New Year's Eve at Cosmos Cafe Cosmos Cafe will be offer a four-course menu (with choices for each course), party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. $39.95 per person. Cosmos Cafe, 300 N. College St., Suite 101. 704-372-3553. www.cosmoscafe.com.
New Year's Eve at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse For $59, those dining at Chima can enjoy an extensive salad bar, all-you-can-eat rodizio (with 16 different meats to choose from) and a glass of champagne or dessert. $59 per person. Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, 139 S. Tryon St. 704-601-4141. chima.cc/site/.
Black & White Ball at Bar Charlotte Featuring free mechanical bull rides, party favors, a balloon drop for cash and prizes, and a champagne toast at midnight. For all-inclusive VIP packages, text or call 980-333-8633. $25 in advance. 300 N. College St. 704-342-2557. www.barcharlotte.com.
S.I.N Sunday New Year's Eve Bash at Uptown Cabaret Featuring drink specials ($3 long necks and $4 u-call-its), a champagne toast at midnight, a late night breakfast, a cash ball balloon drop, music from DJ A-Huf and no cover. Dec. 30. 108 E. Morehead St. 704-344-0802. www.uptowncabaretclubs.com.
New Year's Eve at The Pub at Gateway Open bar with top shelf, complimentary appetizer buffet and champagne toast. Pub at Gateway, 710 W. Trade St. 704-333-9818. www.thepubatgateway.com.
New Year's Eve at Tilt $50 cover. Tilt, 127 E. Trade St. 704-347-4870. www.tiltontrade.com.
New Year's Eve Bash Ticket packages include two premium drinks per guest, a gourmet dinner buffet from Maggiano's Little Italy, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight and a dueling piano show. To reserve tickets, visit http://howlcharlottenye13.eventbrite.com. Howl At The Moon, 210 E. Trade St., Charlotte. 704-936-4695. www.howlatthemoon.com.
New Year's Eve: Lucky Number 13 Tickets include complimentary hors d'ouerves, a champagne toast and party favors. For table reservations, contact Brittney at email@example.com. $25-$35. BlackFinn Restaurant & Saloon, 210 E. Trade St., Suite B-120, Charlotte. 704-971-4440. www.blackfinncharlotte.com.
Masquerade Black Tie Ball The NYE party features DJ Kevin Focus and electric violinist Dmitriy, a midnight champagne toast, and party favors. Kazba, 210 E. Trade St., Charlotte. 704-761-6567. www.kazbacharlotte.com.
Black Tie Ball The NYE party includes aerial performances, music by DJ Rowshay, a midnight champagne toast, a balloon drop and party favors. Mez, 210 East Trade St., Charlotte. 704-971-2400. www.mezcharlotte.com.
New York Style New Year's Eve Countdown to 2013 with the Whisky's live ball drop, appetizers, a barbecue buffet, party favors and a champagne toast. $35 and up. 6 p.m. Whisky River, 210 E. Trade St., Charlotte. 704-749-1097. www.thewhiskyriver.com.
New Year's Eve at Strike City The party will feature a video DJ playing all night long, V.I.P lane and table reservations, a balloon drop at midnight with prizes valued at over $2,013, complimentary party favors and a champagne toast. To reserve lanes or V.I.P bottle service, email firstname.lastname@example.org. $50 per ticket to have an open consumption time frame (8 p.m.-12 a.m.).Strike City, 210 E. Trade St., Charlotte. 704-716-9300. www.strikecitycharlotte.com.
Shine of the Times NYE Party For a limited time, you can buy your general admission tickets for $30 which includes a champagne toast at midnight. Suite, 210 E. Trade St., Charlotte. 704-971-7878. www.suitecharlotte.com.
New Year's Eve at Wild Wing Cafe Featuring party favors, a champagne toast and music by Joystick. $5 cover. 210 E. Trade St. 704-716-9464. www.wildwingcafe.com.
Rock into 2013 at Mortimer's New Year's Eve party features beats from DJ SK, $6 Grey Goose, complimentary champagne toast at midnight and party favors. $10 pre-sale tickets. Mortimer's Cafe and Pub, 210 E. Trade St. 704-688-0366. www.mortimerspub.com.
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Bass Church Deluxe: NYE with Skream & Joker New Year's Eve party featuring performances by Skream, Joker and Mindelixir. 10 p.m. The Fillmore, 1000 N.C. Music Factory Blvd., Charlotte. 704-549-5555. www.livenation.com.
Boom! New Year's Eve Bash The tented, heated patio will be turned into a dance floor and there will be a buffet. One drink on the house is included. NoDa Brewing Company will also be serving a special New Year's Eve brew. $45-$55. 9 p.m. VBGB Beer Hall & Garden, 920 Hamilton St., Charlotte. 704-333-4111. www.vbgbuptown.com.
New Year's Eve Celebration Featuring performances by Shaun Jones and Carmen Morales. 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 900 N.C. Music Factory Blvd., Suite B3, Charlotte. 980-321-4702. www.cltcomedyzone.com.
New Year's Eve Party at The Saloon The all-inclusive party features a buffet and music by Simplified and DJ J Good. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.salooncharlotte.com. $50 and up. The Saloon, 935 N.C. Music Factory Blvd., Charlotte. 704-716-2327. www.thesalooncharlotte.com.
New Year's Eve Party at Label The late-night party (10 p.m.-4 a.m.) will feature a midnight ball drop, a 2 a.m. breakfast buffet, and performances by DJ Magic Mike and Wiggz N' Wonz. $150. Label, 900 N.C. Music Factory Blvd., Charlotte. www.labelcharlotte.com.
New Year's Eve at Osso Lounge and dinner packages available. 1000 N.C. Music Factory Blvd. 704-971-0550. www.ossocharlotte.com.
New Year's Eve at Butter NC $25 for general admission; $60 for VIP ticket that includes a top shelf open bar from 9 a.m.-12 a.m. and champagne toast at midnight. 950 N.C. Music Factory Blvd. 704-295-1565. www.buttercharlotte.com.
Amos' New Years Eve Party The concert features performances by Appetite For Destruction (Guns N Roses tribute band), Red White and Crue (Motley Crue tribute band) and Poison'D (a Poison/Bret Michaels tribute band). Special V.I.P. package includes an all-you-can-drink bar from 9 p.m.-1 a.m., party favors, and V.I.P. seating upstairs. $12-$15; V.I.P., $59.50-$69.50. 8 p.m. Amos' Southend, 1423 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-377-6874. www.amossouthend.com.
Dharma New Years Eve New Year's Eve party offers an intimate evening with King Britt. Dharma Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-334-8336. www.dharmacharlotte.com.
Times Square NYE at Marigny Marigny Dance Club transforms with the sights and sounds of NYC's Times Square. Marigny, 1440 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-910-4444. www.marignycharlotte.com.
The Cool Black Tie Soiree Hosted by Micheal J/Esau Sootrue with music by: DJ Expensive Life/DJ Shaun Nyce. Watch the ball drop on one of five HD TVs. Private VIP booths available. $10 and up. Apostrophe Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-371-7079. www.apostrophelounge.com.
New Year's Eve Party This NYE party celebrates past time decades. Music and dancing with DJ Troy and a mix of tunes from the '80s, '90s and now. For information on packages and tickets, visit http://sportslinknewyears12_31-es2.eventbrite.com/?rank=1. All American Pub, 200 E. Bland St., Charlotte. 704-370-2000. www.allamericanpubclt.com.
New Year's Eve at Big Ben British Pub The party will feature a bag piper, live music and party favors. Midnight reservations available. Big Ben British Pub, 2000 South Blvd., Charlotte. 704-817-9697. www.bigbenpub.com.
Dilworth Neighborhood Grille's NYE Party The party includes five fully stocked bars with top shelf liquors, beers and wine, two buffets, music from DJ DNIncredible G and Master C, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketssoeasy.com/dngnye. $85. Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E. Morehead St., Charlotte. 704- 377-3808. www.neighborhoodgrille.com.
New Year's Eve at World of Beer World of Beer offers a beer list that's extensive and global. For NYE, they will have a guest DJ and no cover. Free admission. Free admission. World of Beer, 222 E. Bland St. 704-333-2080. www.wobusa.com.
New Year's Eve at Tavern on the Tracks Prime rib dinner available from 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., drink specials ($3 drafts, $4 wells, and $4 shots), complimentary appetizers from 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m., DJ at 9:30 p.m., and a champagne toast at midnight. 1411 S. Tryon St. 704-372-0782. www.tavernonthetracks.com.
Fresh Beginnings NYE Party Free complimentary party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, drink specials and music from The Mighty DJ DR and Bluz the Poet. VIP tables available. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.nye2013zuccatavern.eventbrite.com. Zucca Tavern, 2000 South Blvd. 704-332-6076. www.zuccapizza.com.
Roaring 20's NYE Party The '20s themed party includes cocktail hour from 7 p.m.-8 p.m., passed hors d'oeuvres, a four-course dinner from 8 p.m.-10 p.m., an open bar from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., live music from the band Cookie and a champagne toast at midnight. $200 per person. Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark, 5501 Carnegie Blvd., Charlotte.
Angry Ale's New Years Eve Bash The all-inclusive party features three liquor, beer and wine bars, a midnight champagne toast, a late night breakfast and DJ's. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketssoeasy.com/angryales. $45 and up. Angry Ale's, 1600 Montford Drive, Charlotte. 704-525-3663. www.angryales.com.
Neon New Year's Eve Celebration The party includes favors (neon glasses, bracelets, face painting and other black light surprises), alcohol (beer, wine, liquor, champagne), a midnight champagne toast, hand-passed appetizers and midnight breakfast. There will also be five bars, multiple DJ's, heated tents, midnight balloon drop. To purchase tickets, visit www.ticketssoeasy.com/nye2013. 9 p.m. Andrew Blair's American Bistro & Wine Bar, 1600 Montford Drive, Charlotte. 704-525-8282. www.andrewblairs.com.
New Year's Eve at Leroy Fox Four-course prix fixe dinner (seatings at 6 p.m. & 8 p.m.), live music, drinks and dancing. $10 for party only; $35-$50 for dinners. Leroy Fox, 705 S. Sharon Amity Road. 704-366-3232. www.leroyfox.com.
New Year's Eve: A Very Harry Affair Ticket price includes an hors d'oeuvres spread, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors, a photo booth, door prizes, music from a DJ, and an ice luge. For tickets, visit www.bandtastic.com/averyharryaffair. $30 per person. Harry's Grille & Tavern, 2127 Ayrsley Town Blvd., Suite 103, Charlotte. 704-499-9494. www.harrysgrilleandtavern.com.
New Year's Eve at Cosmos Cafe Cosmos Cafe will be offer a four-course menu (with choices for each course), party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. $39.95 per person. Cosmos Cafe (Ballantyne location), 8420 Rea Road. 704-544-5268. www.cosmoscafe.com.
New Year's Eve at Georges Brasserie For New Year's Eve, Chef Andrew Dodd has prepared a three-course menu with an array of choices for appetizers, entrees and desserts. Diners can also take in the sights and sounds of Times Square broadcasts and live music from Sounds of Sai - a four-piece jazz band performing in the lounge, from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Party favors, including hats and noise makers, will also be distributed and there will be a cash bar with champagne and drink specials. $65 per person. Georges Brasserie, 4620 Piedmont Row Drive. 980-219-7409. www.georgesbrasserie.com.
New Year's Eve at Global France native Bernard Brunet, chef/owner of Global Restaurant has whipped up a special five-course prix-fixe menu for New Year's Eve. The restaurant will be offering amuse-bouche, Hudson Valley duck foie gras, Maine lobster, veal breast, and chocolate hazelnut decadence. For a little more cash, you can have each course paired with wine. $69 per person for menu-only; $99 per person with wine pairing. Mon., Dec. 31. Global Restaurant Bar & Lounge, 3520 Toringdon Way. 704-248-0866. www.global-restaurant.com.
New Year's Eve at Wild Wing Cafe Featuring party favors, a champagne toast and music by Early Ray. 2132 Ayrlsey Town Blvd. 980-297-7000.www.wildwingcafe.com.
Red Carpet NYE Bash The party includes hors d'oeuvres, party favors, a drink ticket, a champagne toast, free membership, and a 2 a.m. breakfast sandwich. There will also be a cash and prize balloon drop at 1 a.m. with chances to win free happy hours, cash, gift cards and more, in addition to a Hollywood Look-Alike contest with a $50 cash prize. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.ticketssoeasy.com/volumenyebash. Contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a table. $25-$35. Volume Lounge, 1801 Commonwealth Ave., Charlotte.
Knocturnal New Year's Eve Snug Harbor continues its weekly Knocturnal Party featuring electronic, hip hop & forward music. $5. 9 p.m. Snug Harbor, 1228 Gordon St. 704-333-9799. www.snugrock.com.
New Year's Eve at Petra's The Plaza Midwood piano bar will be having two events: Greg James and Leah Palmer-Licht present a Jazzy New Year's Eve at 8 p.m.; Meltdown Productions hosts NYE Boi Night (includes a DJ and champagne toast at midnight) at 10 p.m. Petra's Piano Bar and Cabaret, 1919 Commonwealth Ave. 704-332-6608. www.petraspianobar.com.
New Year's Eve at The Diamond Open late, until 4 a.m. on NYE. 1901 Commonwealth Ave. 704-375-8959. www.diamondcharlotte.com.
New Year's Eve at Soul Gastrolounge Party like it's 1923! Cabaret by Bethann Phetamine and music by DJ Dick Tracey. 1500 Central Ave. 704-348-1848. www.soulgastrolounge.com.
Taste of Bass Vol.8 "Bass Taster's Ball Drop" The Bass Records line up consists of Phat Rabbit, Ridgid1, Sylum, Deejay Linoge, Prueph & Naz T N8, Slurp, Dez One & Danny Who and more. $10. Chop Shop, 399 E. 35th St. www.chopshopnoda.com.
New Year's Eve Party The private party package includes a breakfast buffet, top shelf liquor, beer, wine, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and a DJ. To purchase tickets, visit www.kennedysnye2013.eventbrite.com. $60 and up. Kennedy's Premium Bar & Grill, 336 N. Caswell St., Charlotte. 704-375-0218. www.kennedyscharlotte.com.
New Year's Eve Celebration at Double Door Inn The music venue will feature a live performance by The Spongetones. $10. 9:30 p.m. Double Door Inn, 218 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte. 704-376-1446. www.doubledoorinn.com.
Coyote Joe's Famous New Year's Eve Bash Featuring a performance by Out Of The Blue, from 9 p.m. until close. There will also be $1,000 in cash to be given away and two balloon drops with more than $500 cash and prizes. For tickets, visit www.coyote-joes.com/tickets.html. $10 cover. 7 p.m. Coyote Joe's, 4621 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte. 704-399-4946. www.coyote-joes.com.
New Year's Eve at The Emerald City Tempo transforms into the Emerald City with flowing fountains of complimentary wine and champagne, door, party favors, a buffet, and more. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.crowntickets.com. Tempo, 4809 Wilkinson Blvd. 704-391-8909. www.tempocharlotte.com.
Milestone Annual New Year's Eve Blowout The New Year's Eve show will feature performances by Human Pippi Armstrong, Scowl Brow, Elves, Chalkies & The Kpsoloman5000. $5-$7. 9 p.m. Milestone, 3400 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte. 704-398-4072. www.themilestoneclub.com.
New Year's Eve at Mcleod Center Whether you're newly clean or sober, or in recovery for decades, you can find plenty of fun and fellowship around the clock at several area recovery parties, meeting marathons and alco-thons, including this one at the McLeod Center's new location on Clanton Road. Bring food and nonalcoholic drinks to share. Free. AA 24-hour hotlines: 704-332-4387 and 1-877-233-6853 (toll free); NA 24-hour hotline: 980-200-9349. www.charlotteaa.org, www.charlotte-na.org. Free admission. Dec. 31-Jan. 1, 6 p.m. Mcleod Center, 515 Clanton Road.
New Year's Eve at Daisy Dooks $150 VIP bottle service and breakfast at 2 a.m. 3049 Scott Futrell Drive. 704-399-0809. www.ddooks.com.
Shake the City: New Year's Eve Bash The event features speaker Mike Shelton with performances by Dae-Lee, Omega Sparx, Cross Over, Cutright, HolyFilled. Worship provided by The Garage Youth Band. There will also be $5 meal deals and a concession stand. 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Cross Point Worship Center, 9116 University City Blvd.For more information, visit www.shakecharlotte.com.
New Year's Eve Party at Flying Saucer The party will feature beer and special tappings every hour beginning at 9 p.m., music by DJ Shy, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. $10. 7 p.m. Flying Saucer, 9605 N. Tryon St. 704-568-7253. www.beerknurd.com.
New Year's Eve at Wild Wing Cafe Featuring party favors, a champagne toast and music by The Aristocrats. 711 W. Mallard Creek Church Road. 704-708-9453.www.wildwingcafe.com.
New Year's Eve at Galway Hooker The party includes all-you-can-drink (beer, wine & house liquor), complimentary buffet, live music by the Kenny Floyd Experience and Club Hooker with DJ Echo, party decor and favors and a champagne toast at midnight. V.I.P tables also available for purchase. $60-$75. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Galway Hooker, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. 704-895-1782. www.galwayhookerpub.com.
Opening Night Matthews As Matthews Playhouse of Performing Arts approaches its 11th season, its also ringing in the new year with an evening of mystery and mayhem in a who-dun-it show. $10. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell St., Matthews. 704-846-8343. www.matthewsplayhouse.com.
Out of Town
The Avett Brothers NYE In Greensboro Ring in the New Year with a live performance by the Avett Brothers with Amos Lee. For more information or to purchase tickets and special travel packages, visit www.cidentertainment.com/avettbrothers. Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro. www.greensborocoliseum.com.