Gambling at Hollywood Casino
When: Friday, Dec. 28, through Thursday, Jan. 3
Where: 1201 Chesapeake Overlook Way in Perryville
Why Go: It’s the first weekend that casinos in Maryland can stay open 24 hours, after expanded gambling passed through referendum.
Havre de Grace Church Tour
When: 2–4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30
Where: Havre de Grace United Methodist Church is the starting point
Why Go: It's the 14th year of this event, according to Explore Harford, which features five historic churches in town.
War of 1812 Bicentennial Party
When: 8 p.m.–1 a.m. from Dec. 31 to Jan. 1
Where: 100 Lagaret Lane in Havre de Grace (Havre de Grace Community Center)
Why Go: Eat heavy hors d’ouevres and find out about the War of 1812 Bicentennial celebration occurring in Havre de Grace in May 2013. (Ticket sales help with the cost of the event.)
Music and Champagne at MacGregor’s
When: 8:30 p.m.–12:30 a.m. from Dec. 31 to Jan. 1
Where: 331 Saint John Street in Havre de Grace
Why Go: Live music from No Pro Bono and a free champagne toast at midnight.
Temple Adas Shalom’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
When: 9 p.m.–1 a.m. from Dec. 31 to Jan. 1
Where: 8 N. Earlton Road in Havre de Grace
Why Go: Watch the ball drop from Times Square on TV while listening to live music from Simply Business and munching on hors d’oeuvres.
Cost: $30 per person, $10 for ages 13 and younger
Duck Drop and Fireworks
When: 10 p.m.–1 a.m. from Dec. 31 to Jan. 1
Where: 401 Lewis Lane in Havre de Grace (Havre de Grace Middle School)
Why Go: See the annual duck drop from a Susquehanna Hose Company ladder truck, then watch fireworks put on through the City of Havre de Grace.
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