The following is a sample of New Year's Eve events happening in the area.
Monday, Dec. 31:
NORTON-Trinity in Norton will be having New Year's Eve 2013, starting at 9 p.m. The band Rock Candy will be performing and there is a $5 cover charge. There will be free Hors d'oeuvres before 10 p.m. and party favors.
FOXBOROUGH-CBS SCENE will be hosting a three-course meal and a champagne toast at midnight. The cost is $50 per person. There will be a special menu after 5 p.m.
FOXBOROUGH-Showcase Live will have Almost Queen and Dirty Deeds performing at 8 p.m.
FOXBOROUGH-Tastings is have a celebration from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. There will a DJ and dancing and they will be pouring 2004 Moet Grand Vintage Champagne, a selection of Jorge Ordonez Fine Wines of Spain and beers from Peak Organic from 8-11 p.m.
FOXBOROUGH-Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill will be having live country music from Thirty 6 Red with an appetizer buffet, party favors, a champagne toast and a late night breakfast buffet until closing.
FOXBOROUGH-Bar Louie is having a New Year's Eve party with a $10 cover charge.
MANSFIELD-At the Mansfield Holiday Inn, the Velveteen Playboys will be performing. There will be a three-course all you can eat buffett with soft drinks, coffee, tea and dessert with a champagne toast at midnight. The cost is $65 per person. For more information, go to www.velveteenplayboys.com.
MANSFIELD- Casey O'Conors Mike Lebon is opening the night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. followed by Nashville's Gregg Burroughs Band. Buy your ticket in advance to guarantee admission.