Maybe you’ve got kids that need to get to bed early. Maybe you’ve done all the holiday events and need two ball drops to fill their night. Maybe you just don’t want to wait until midnight to watch 2016 die. The Charmery’s New Year’s Eve party fits any of these bills.
On Saturday night, the Kiddie Scoop Ball Drop is back. At 8 p.m., they’ll toast the new year with sparkling cider as the ball drops from the giant ice cream scoop that adorns the front of the shop on The Avenue in Hampden.
If you’re still looking to head out after one ball drop, the nearby Miracle on 34th Street also goes big for New Year’s Eve with a countdown and