Itâ€™s almost time to start ringing in 2015 and there are several events around the area on Dec. 31.
People will want to check into tickets/reservations as soon as possible for any events they want to attend.
Most events are during the evening but one local event starts in the morning (Dec. 31).
A showing of Andre Rieuâ€™s 2014 New Yearâ€™s special is at Colussus Theatre in Walnut Grove at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 31.
New Yearâ€™s at Jubilee Hall, 7989 Bradner Rd., features the Ken McCoy Band with a mix of southern and classic rock. A buffet dinner is at 7:30 p.m. and the event is unique because there is overnight parking available so no one has to drive impaired.
Tickets are $40 and include dinner, party favours and champagne at midnight. They are available at Wilway Lumber, 28728 Fraser Hwy, or online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/985609.
New Yearâ€™s Rockinâ€™ Even at Murrayville Hall features the Inglewood Band with Shannon Lee and dinner accompanied by the Dennis Enns Trio.
Tickets are $75 per person and available through www.murrayvillenewyearseve.com or at Porterâ€™s Coffee and Tea House. The evening includes dinner, dancing, party favours, and champagne at midnight.
The Fort Pub and Grill has a celebration with food and drink. Tickets are $35 per person or $50 per couple. Make reservations at 604-888-6166.
Does Your Monkey Bite is the band performing at Gabbyâ€™s Country Cabaret starting at 9:30 p.m. The doors open at 8 p.m.
The Coast Hotel and Convention Centre has events for different interests. All are for people 19 and older. Call 604-530-2211 for these events.
â€¢ Tickets are only $10 for the Match Eatery New Yearâ€™s with DJ Hashtag and there is a draw for a pair of diamond earrings.
â€¢ The band Horizon performs at the Dine and Dance in the ballroom. Tickets are $64.95 per person, and get people a full buffet, champagne at midnight, and entertainment.
â€¢ March Hare hosts New Yearâ€™s in the Summit Theatre. Tickets are $25-$30.
Anyone out partying will want to ensure they have a safe way to get home.
Dec. 31/Jan. 1 is the final night for Operation Red Nose. The service features volunteers who drive people home in their own vehicle. The Langley/Surrey ORN is run by the Langley Gymnastics Foundation.
There is no charge for the service so that people wonâ€™t hestitate to call. Most drivers do make donations.
Rides can be arranged through ORN to get anywhere from North Vancouver as far as Chilliwack.
When itâ€™s just about time to head home, call 604-532-0888.