"First Night Charlotte, Uptown’s cultural event of the year is taking place on New Year’s Eve from 3pm-Midnight. McDonald’s First Night Kids runs from 3-7pm at ImaginOn, Levine Museum of the New South and Discovery Place. The kids countdown is from 7-7:45pm at the 7th street stage. Evening programming will run from 8-11:30pm at various venues around the South Tryon Street area with the countdown to midnight from 10-12:30am at the Duke Energy main stage located at Levine Avenue of the Arts street."
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