1. New Years Eve Celebrations
Why you should go: New Year’s Eve is Monday, and no matter what day of the week it lands, this night is always full of partying since most people have the next day off. With there being so many great New Year’s Eve events we knew we could never pick just one to feature in the Top Five. Instead, stop back by the site tomorrow for our full list of New Year’s Eve events going on in the area.
WHEN: All night and into the morning Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 31-Jan 1
COST: Well that depends how you celebrate
2. Sleigh Rides at Spiegel Grove
Why you should go: Just because Christmas has passed it doesn’t mean it isn’t still lovely weather for a sleigh ride together. In fact, this blizzard may be insane now, but it’s going to turn the area into a winter wonderland when it’s done. The perfect weather for enjoying a horse-drawn sleigh ride with loved ones.
WHEN: 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, December 26-30
WHERE: Hayes Presidential Center, Spiegel Grove, at the corner of Buckland and Hayes Avenues, Fremont
INFO: 419-332-2081, www.rbhayes.org or our Sleigh Rides at Spiegel Grove story
3. Comedy Night at the State
Why you should go: Enjoy a night of laughs this Friday with comedians Chris Smith and Gene Renfroe. A full bar will be available while you enjoy the laid-back style of Renfroe as well as the versatile stylings of Smith.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28
WHERE: Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky
4. Ugly Christmas Sweater Party
Why you should go: Break out that ugly sweater grandma made for you as your Christmas present this year and head to the Underground. Ugly sweater competitions will be held with prizes for winners of the categories ugliest sweater and best repurposing of an ugly sweater.
WHEN: 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28
WHERE: The Underground, 224 E. Water St., Sandusky
COST: No cover
INFO:419-609-9463 or The party’s Facebook event page
5. New Year’s Eve Beer Showcase Matinee
Why you should go: Enjoy great music and great beer at the Listening Room this Sunday. Musical artists Mike Willis, Mickey Kelley, Matt Rogers and Forest Miller will be performing at the Listening Room during this special beer-centric matinee featuring Christmas Ale and an assorted beer collection.
WHEN: 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30
WHERE: The Listening Room (located inside the OurGuest Inn & Suites), 220 East Perry St., Port Clinton
COST: $10/general admission ticket
INFO: thelisteningroompc.com or our New Year’s Eve at The Listening Room story