NEW YEAR'S EXTRASIn Red Lion, New Year's Eve events center on the borough square from 7 p.m. to midnight Monday. The cigar will be raised and fireworks set off at midnight. Events throughout the evening at various locations include music, crafts, exhibits, food and more. Free parking and shuttle service is available from the high school. Information: www.redlionpa.org.
In Dillsburg, New Year's Eve events center on Baltimore Street in the borough, including the dropping of Mr. Pickle at midnight Monday. Children are invited to celebrate with the 7 p.m. dropping of Mrs. Pickle. Information: Shirley Myers at 265-3533 or www.dillsburg.com.
In York City, New Year's Eve events center on Continental Square starting at 6:45 p.m. Monday with live music and other events during the evening and the dropping of the white rose and setting off of fireworks at midnight. Also downtown, the York Friends Meetinghouse, 135 W. Philadelphia St., will host free concerts by the duo Flute and Friends starting at 7 p.m. Information: www.yorkcity.org.
At the Yorktowne Hotel, New Year's Eve will feature dinner followed by live music from the Gettysburg Big Band with dancing in the ballroom. The doors open at 7 p.m. Monday for dinner; the music starts at 9 p.m. Tickets: $75 for dinner and dancing or $35 for dancing only. Information: Vera Kywa at 751-2475 or verakywa@2Danc.com.
At Roundtop Mountain Resort, New Year's Eve events include a party with food, alcohol, music, dancing and fireworks. The fun starts at 9 p.m. at the resort, 925 Roundtop Road, Warrington Township. Tickets: $65. Information: 432-9631 or www.skiroundtop.com.
OPENINGSThe Darrell Webb Band will perform in the Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association concert series for the first time at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Goodwill Fire Co., 2318 S. Queen St., York Township. Doors and kitchen open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $18 for adults, free for children under 12. Information: 395-7128 or www.sevenmountainsbluegrass.org.
WEEKEND SPORTSHoliday basketball tournaments dominate the scholastic sports schedule this weekend, with dozens of games throughout the region for both the boys and girls. The action starts Thursday (weather permitting), and goes through Saturday. For a schedule of Thursday's and Friday's action, see the Sports section.
The Coaches vs. Cancer Men's Basketball Tournament is set for Friday and Saturday at York College. In Friday's semifinals, the host school plays Grove City at 6 p.m., followed by Gettysburg vs. Farmingdale State at 8 p.m. The consolation game is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, followed by the title game at 3 p.m.
The Coaches vs. Cancer Women's Basketball Tournament is set for Saturday and Sunday at York College. In Saturday's semifinals, York faces Wheaton at 6 p.m., followed by College of New Jersey vs. Appentice School at 8 p.m. The consolation game is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, followed by the title contest at 3 p.m.
GET TICKETSTickets for the inaugural Hibrewnation Festival of Beer from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Old Main Building at the York Fairgrounds are on sale now. Dozens of craft beers will be featured at the festival. Tickets are $10 for designated drivers, $25 for general admission and $35 for VIP access. All attendees must be 21 or older. Information: hibrewnation.com.
Registration is open now for the free Kolo Club Marian performances at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Martin Library, 159 E. Market St., York. Seating is limited for the shows, which feature Croatian folk music and dancing. The program is sponsored by the Susquehanna Folk Music Society. Information: 846-5300, ext. 222, or www.yorklibraries.org.