NYBB 2015 Head Quarters – The Parent Gallery

HQ –  Parent Gallery, 92 Main Street, corner of High Street & Main Sts. at the Downtown Traffic Light, opposite Alexia’s Pizza, 12/31/14 OPEN 12 noon - 8pm on New Year’s Eve for Volunteer & Performer Check-in and helpful assistance to the public – re: schedules,  questions or directions. NYBB 2015 Admittance Buttons may be purchased at HQ from 12/20/14 – 12/31/14 8pm or until sold out. Buttons may also be purchased online – go to Home page & scroll down  & also at most performance venues during the event until sold out.


Belfast Curling Club Open House
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FREE admittance
Belfast Curling Club, 211 Belmont Ave./Route 3, 2.5 mi. west of Routes 1 & 3 intersection, 3:00-5pm Come observe the game of curling, a team sport played on ice indoors. A Curling Club member will describe & explain the game as it’s being played.

Poetry Gala
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8 – Abbott Room-Belfast Free Library – 106 High St. near Miller St. – 6:00-6:45pm. A Celebration of the passing of the cape from Belfast Poet Laureate Ellen Sander 2013-2014 to the New Poet Laureate for 2015-2016. A traditional celebratory reading by some of Belfast’s poetic luminaries.


1 & 9 - Caricatures by PJ Carter
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9 – First Baptist Church  – Vestry(lower level), High Street, near Miller Street, 6:30-8:30pm. LIVE (seated) Caricature drawings by PJ Carter are fun for everyone -whether being drawn  or observing the artist capture the features of a companion in pastels! Leave with a wondeful memento of the New Year’s Celebration.

10th Annual Drum & Rabble Corps Procession

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Meet at 11:45 at the Downtown Traffic Light, Main & High Streets, on the sidewalk corners. Drummers one & all come lead the way, the Procession leaves at 11:50pm sharp!. The community, including YOU & your friends are welcome to join in the Procession & add to the Rabble Beat, with your own drum, sticks, pots & pans, tin can, lids or noisemakers while walking 2 blocks down Main Street to the Celebratory Midnight Lighting of the 12th Annual New Years Bonfire By The Bay at the Waterfront!

Countdown To the New Year at the 12th Annual Bonfire By The Bay

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12-Waterfront Pier at the Belfast Harbor, Lower Main Street, below Front Street11:45pm-until the embers fade or high tide… The official Countdown Clock & BCTV2 will be on site & start broadcasting at 11:30pm as we Welcome in 2015 to the drums beating, a jubilant crowd & a roaring Bonfire By The Bay!