What are you doing New Year's Eve?  For many years now, my family has always enjoyed First Night in OneontaLet's face it, finding something to do for families on New Year's Eve is very difficult and watching TV isn't my idea of New Year's excitement.  First Night Oneonta serves up a great variety of entertainment.  Below, check the line-up of fun for December 31st.

5pm: Parade through Downtown Oneonta, featuring giant puppets, balloons, music and more.  It ends at Foothills with a fun party for all

Enjoy entertainment at various venues in Downtown Oneonta from 6pm to 10pm:

MUSIC PERFORMERS:  Willy Sutton, String Theory, Julia Lavery Robinson, Owen Nied, Stu Fuchs and Gypsy Jazz, Greg Anderson and Sarah Milonovich, The Fredtown Stompers Dixieland Band, Wendy Slicer and Steve Fabrizio, Spectacular Average Boys, Too Many Divas, Sophie Gault, Randy’s Harptones, Sweet Adelines, Little Delaware Youth Ensemble, Butternut Valley Boys, Leatherstocking Pipe Band

DANCE: Five Pounds of Potatoes Dance Party, Contra Dance with Peter Blue, B-3 Belly Dance, Tinny Wilkins Indonesian Dance, Come Dance With Me, Elite Dance Company, Jillian’s Dance Company, Stanley Wade Dancers, Zumba with Body by Stacy

FUN: Mike the Juggler, Cosmic Karma Fire, Clown: Barb Fields, Mime: Abbey Koutnik, Story Laurie, Poetry at the Mansion

Children’s Activities with: Oneonta World of Learning and LEAF

Childcare available: upstairs room at Foothills

FIREWORKS AT 10:13pm

Enjoy all the above First Night fun by purchasing a First Night button at $15, available at many Oneonta businesses and also at at venue on First Night. Children 12 and under are FREE!!  First Night volunteers receive a free button.   To Volunteer leave a message at: firstnightoneonta.com or facebook.com/FNOneonta.