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Eye on Montpelier 12.18.14


by Ashley Witzenberger, executive director at Montpelier Alive


You Are Invited to Downtown Montpelier to Celebrate New Year’s Eve!

Here are just a few of the fun things to do on Dec. 31:

2 p.m. Central Vermont Runner’s Club’s Annual New Year’s Eve Road Race:

A 5-Kilometer road running race starting at the Pavilion; registration begins at 12:30 p.m.

To register or for more information visit: http://www.cvrunners.org/newyearseve/index.html

Enjoy Two Shows with the Amazing Marko the Magician:

4:30-5:15 p.m. Marko’s Magic Show

5:45-7 p.m. Marko’s Hypnosis for Entertainment

Shows will take place at Montpelier High School Auditorium. Tickets are available now on Eventbrite and the links are on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MontpelierAlive/events

Tickets will also be on sale at the door, $5 per person per show and children 5 and under are FREE!

*Please bring a nonperishable food donation for the Montpelier Food Pantry to this event!

7:30 p.m. FIREWORKS SHOW! Best viewing from the State House Lawn

Dave Keller’s 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at Montpelier City Hall!  Last year they rang in the New Year with over 500 friends! This year they are taking it to another level, with performances by not only the Dave Keller Band, but also the Starline Rhythm Boys.  A perfect fit for a perfect evening.  Here’s what else they have in store for you:

Drinks By Three Penny Taproom

Food By Mad Taco

Photos By Jay Ericson Of Middle Gray Group

Surprise Musical Guests

Classic Soul And R+B Spinning Between Sets

Free Champagne Toast (Over 21 Years Old)

Countdown And Disco Ball Drop At Midnight

Dance Contests

Door Prizes

Charity Wall Of Wishes

All Ages Invited

Tickets are $10 in advance, available with cash at Capitol Stationers, or with credit card at www.lostnationtheater.org.  $15 at the door. FREE for ages 17 and under.

7:30 p.m. Doors open

8-9:30 p.m. The Starline Rhythm Boys

10 p.m.-1 a.m. The Dave Keller Band

A community celebration sponsored by Dave Keller, Montpelier Alive, Three Penny Taproom, Mad Taco, Middle Gray Group, and Berlin Optical Expressions

9 p.m.-1 a.m. Charlie O’s “Speak Easy” Theme Party: Costumes encouraged; live jazz band! 

Thanks to the support of Heney Realtors, National Life Group, and the City of Montpelier for their generous support of New Year’s Eve!

Visit the Montpelier Alive Facebook page to stay up-to-date on all event details: www.facebook.com/MontpelierAlive

See you in Montpelier!