For New Year’s hours for city services, groceries and health care, see this post.
Monday, December 27
Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5:00 p.m., North Parish Church, 893 Main St.
Wednesday, December 29
Trip to the Maine Mall for teens with Sanford Recreation, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More info and register here.
Friday, December 31
Classic Rock: a New Year’s Eve Party, 7:00 p.m., Sanford Performing Arts Center, 100 Alumni Blvd. Celebrate the New Year with this four-piece rock band, a 20-piece orchestra, and a pair of powerhouse lead singers who belt out the best ’70s and ’80s rock songs that you sing in your car at the top of your lungs when you think no one is watching! The set list includes unforgettable hits by Journey, Pat Benatar, Boston, Heart, Kansas, Stevie Nicks, The Electric Light Orchestra, and many more. Tickets range in price from $28 to $42, with senior and student rates available. For reservations, call (207) 206-1126 or visit www.sanfordpac.org.
Red Carpet New Year’s Eve Party, 8:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., Smitty’s GameLAB, 1327 Main St. 21+ event with Pro-Photos, Hollywood drink menu, DJ & dance floor, $5 Cosmic Bowling, 2 hr Unlimited Arcade, wicked cool open-air mirror photobooth with props, celebrity dress-alike contest with prizes, movie games with prizes and raffles, and of course, the red carpet. Complimentary champagne toast. $15 per person or $25 per couple.
New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party, 9:30 p.m., Pilot’s Cove Café, 199 Airport Rd. DJ and dancing, light appetizers, complimentary champagne toast, ball drop on the projector. No cover charge, no reservation needed.