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Goo Goo Dolls rock in the new year in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY — Opening Night, Oklahoma City's annual New Year's Eve celebration featuring music, dancing, theater and fireworks, 7 p.m., downtown. Information: Emily Reagan, 405-270-4848.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Downtown in December, including outdoor ice skating at the Devon Ice Rink, through Jan. 2, grand lawn, Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Information: Allison Shumate, 405-235-3500.
PAWNEE — Courthouse Square Ball Drop, a New Year's Eve party featuring a bonfire, music, black-eyed peas, hot chocolate and a ball drop, 10:30 p.m., Pawnee County Courthouse Square. Information: Bill Gosnell, 918-762-2108.
SHAWNEE — FireLake Grand New Year's Celebration, FireLake Grand Casino, 777 Grand Casino Blvd. Information: Brad Peltier, 405-964-7263.
THACKERVILLE — The Goo Goo Dolls will rock in the new year, 9:30 p.m., Winstar World Casino, Exit 1 Interstate 35. Tickets: Packages that include concert tickets, one night hotel stay, champagne and brunch the following morning, $600-$2,400. Information: 1-800-622-6317.
TULSA — Blue Dome District Block Party, 8 p.m., Firework Shows, 10 p.m., McNellie's Public House, Side Bar , 409 E. 1st St. Information: www.mcnellies.com or 918-382-7468.
TULSA — The Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey will perform the music of Beyonce, Madonna and Lady Gaga, Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St. Information: www.cainsballroom.com or 918-584-2306.
TULSA — NYE Crystal Ball Masquerade Party, 9 p.m., IDL Ballroom, 230 E. 1st St. Cost: $15-$20. Information: http://www.idlballroom.com, www.tulsacrystalball.com or 918-551-7447.
TULSA — Ray D. Rowe, former GAP Band founder and OK Jazz Hall of Famer and his band play the NINE18 will perform, 8 p.m., NINE18 Bar, Osage Million Dollar Elm, 951 W. 36 St. North. Information: www.milliondollarelm.com or 918-699-7614.
WOODWARD — Crystal Christmas, 6 p.m., through Dec. 31, Crystal Beach Park, 108 Temple Houston Dr. Information: Karla Wilson, 580-256-7411 or 1-800-364-5352.
YUKON — Christmas in the Park, 6 p.m., through Dec. 31, Yukon City Park, Freedom Trail & Chisholm Trail Parks. Information: Jan Scott, 405-350-8937.
Saturday, Jan. 1
DEL CITY — Oklahoma Bluegrass Club Music Festival, 7 p.m., 2300 S. Linda Lane. Information: Pat Pogue, 405-760-3064 or 405-677-1509.
LONE WOLF — Quartz Mountain Eagle Watch, featuring eagles roosting in cottonwood trees along the north shore of the Lake Altus-Lugert, 9 a.m., through Sunday, Quartz Mountain Nature Park, 10 miles south of Lone Wolf on Oklahoma 44. Information: Sue Hokanson, 580-563-2238 or 405-319-8380.
PONCA CITY — Ponca City Fly-In, 7 a.m., Ponca City Regional Airport, 2213 N. Waverly St. Information Don Nuzum, 580-767-0470.
SHAWNEE — Fiesta Bowl Watch Party, featuring former Sooner Marcus Dupree who will be signing autographs, 6 p.m., Grandstand Sports Grille, FireLake Grand Casino, 777 Grand Casino Blvd. Information: 405-964-7263.
TULSA — The Tulsa Archery Association New Year's Shootout, 9 a.m., 86th Street North near North 20th West Avenue. Cost: $10. Information: www.tulsaarcheryassoc.org or 918-292-8828.
Sunday, Jan. 2
TULSA — Downtown Holiday Carriage Rides will be offered, 6 p.m., BOK Center, 3rd and Denver. Cost: $5-$10 (cash only). Information: www.bokcenter.com or 918-894-4267.