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Ringing in the New Year in Rockdale

Looking for a place close to home to ring in the New Year? Here's a few places where you can celebrate in Rockdale.


American Legion Dance: 8 p.m. - midnight, $5 per person; karaoke, music, and snacks at the Conyers Post 77 Hall, 674 Legion Road, off Hwy 138. 770-483-8216.

Celtic Tavern: 9 p.m.-1 a.m., champagne, breakfast buffet, karaoke; 918 Commercial St., 770-785-7001.
Don Tellos: New Year's Eve party, 1432 Dogwood Dr, 770-388-9971.

Marshall's Sports Bar and Grill: 8 p.m. - close; Live DJ, party favors, free buffet and champagne toast; Tickets $10 in advance. 1180 Sigman Rd, 770-929-9277.

The Pointe: Live music, midnight champagne toast and a balloon drop; 939 Railroad St. 770-483-1918.

Third Base Sports Bar: Karaoke, champagne, Texas Hold ‘Em poker; 2174 Salem Rd., 770-918-2133.

VFW Dance: 8:30 p.m. - beyond midnight; Post 5290 annual New Year's Eve dance, champagne, $15 per person; 1432 VFW Dr. SW; 404-363-6042.

Whistle Post Tavern: Music, DJ, light and laser show, prime rib dinner, champagne toast; 935 Railroad St., 770-785-5008.


Just a few of the many local New Year's Eve/Watch Night church services:

Antioch AME Church: 7 p.m. worship service, 1790 Ebenezer Rd; 10 p.m. Watch Night service at Stone Mountain campus.
Calvary Community Church: 10 p.m. service followed by light breakfast; 120 Crowell Road, 770-787-0511.

Kingdom Builders: New Year's Eve service and Grand Opening, 10:30 p.m., 1151 Flat Shoals Rd. (formerly Victory Tabernacle building).

Macedonia Baptist Church: 10 p.m. Watch Night service, 1052 Barton St.

Redeeming Love Christian Church: 2 p.m. Watch Night service, 9:30 p.m. Motown-themed Holiday Celebration; 1931 Old Covington Rd.; 770-922-1491.

Springfield Baptist Church: Services held at noon, 6 p.m., 10 p.m.; 1877 Iris Drive.; 770-929-1111.