Cowboy Church of Ellis County

The Cowboy Church of Ellis County is hosting a free New Year’s Eve party from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31. Entertainment will include dancing, mechanical bull, bounce house, face painting, balloons, wax hands, kiddy corral, movie room, hats, horns and music by Mike Hammock and Danny Ray Harris. For more information, call 214-536-8929.

Flip Fusion

Flip Fusion is having a New Years Eve bash from 8 p.m.- 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31. Kids can be dropped off for a night of bouncing, flipping and kareoke for $35. For more information, call 972-938-3547.

New Year’s Eve bash with Bart Crow

The Not Just Another Night New Year's Eve Bash with the Bart Crow Band will take place Monday, Dec. 31, at the Ellis County Expo Center, Waxahachie. Mason Reeves, Dakota Butler and Chad Hammock will also appear.

This party will double as a pre-celebration for the band's brand new record, Desperate Hearts, set for release in the early part of 2008. The brand new single will be released in January. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and can be purchased at Cross Country Pest Control in Waxahachie, TL Crow Interiors in Maypearl and Texas Farm Bureau in Grandview.

New Year’s Eve celebration

Bodie Powell and the Borderline Band will perform a New Year’s Eve Show with special guests Wade Hatton and the Texas Hat Band, Kyle Redd and the Casey Thompson Band on Dec. 31 at Tres Rios River Ranch, Glen Rose.

The evening will be preceded with a C.A.S.I. chili cook off with black-eyed peas at 4 p.m. and chili at 6. There will be a potluck supper and guests are encouraged to bring a dish.

The evening New Year’s Eve party is BYOB and set-ups will not be provided. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and music will start at 8. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 817-253-2329.

RV camping and cabin rentals are available by calling 254-897-4253.

Senior citizen’s dance

There will be a senior citizens dance from 8 p.m.-midnight on New Year’s Eve, Monday, Dec. 31, at the Optimist Building. There will be black-eyed peas and cornbread and tickets will be $11 each. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the night with the grand prize to be $100. For ticket information, call Dave Eder at 972-921-1333 or the Waxahachie Senior Center 972-937-1784.