BrewYearsEve at Southern Pines Brewing Company: Enjoy a chill party with a low-key countdown, or take home a discounted growler or crowler of 8 specialty limited release beers. See them here.
Light Fireworks at Railhouse Brewery: Write your wish for the new year, wrap it around a sparkler and watch it burn as the clock strikes 12. Sounds about right. Music by Soulshine Brotherhood starts at 9 p.m., and a toast of James Creek Cider happens at midnight. Info.
Break your Curfew at Dugan’s Pub: Paula Carlson – Acoustic on the Rocks will be rocking the crowd into the New Year downstairs. There’s no cover, but $10 gets you access to a buffet of small bites and champagne toast. Info.
Wild Out at O’Donnell’s Pub: The Guy Unger Band will provide the soundtrack to a night you definitely won’t remember. Info.
Stay Classy at The Country Club of Whispering Pines: Cocktails will start at 6:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7. A champagne toast will be held at 9, so you can be in bed before breaking any noise ordinances. Info.
First Eve & the PineCone Drop: Count down with your kids during The Pine Cone Drop at 8 p.m. in downtown Southern Pines. Info.
Go Balls to the Wall at Sandhills Bowling Center: Bring your kids for early games of cosmic bowling, with food and drinks and a countdown at 7 p.m. Adults can grab a pitcher and stay for the late party, from 9 p.m.until 1 a.m.Info.