Here is a sampling of New Year's Eve events around Decatur and Avondale Estates.
New Year's Eve at No. 246. Special four-course meal for $55 per person at the restaurant in the heart of Decatur. Make reservations online. The restaurant is closed New Year's Day.
Michelle Malone at Eddie's Attic. The award-winning singer/songwriter plays two shows, 7 and 9:30 p.m. at Eddie's Attic. Special guest Gareth Asher will perform. Tickets are $20 online, $22 at the door.
Early New Year's Eve Magic and Improv. This family-friendly show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy Theatre, magician David Howell opens for Tiger Peach Improv who will present "It's a Blunderful Life" in which the audience decides what happens to George Bailey. Tickets are $13 online.
Cruis-o-Matic at Big Tex Cantina. The band plays dance songs from the Sixties at this bar/restaurant off West Ponce. Show starts around 9 p.m. No cover, free parking.
Dinner and entertainment at Sprig. The restaurant on LaVista Road offers an ala carte menu as well as a four-course dinner paired with either beer or wine for $65. At 9 p.m., the Kerry Hill Band performs.
Red Pepper celebration. The restaurant on Briarcliff Road serves flavorful Mexican cuisine with a four-course menu for $30 per person plus tax and gratuity. Critty Upchurch & Friends perform.