Holiday datebook: December 28, 2011

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By Sharon Warner

Holidays at Highland Baptist
A New Year’s Even fellowship will be at 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Highland Baptist Church. There will be no 8:15 a.m. service on New Year’s Day.
Christmas at Mount Pleasant Baptist
New Year’s prayer service at Mount Pleasant Baptist in Todds Point will be at 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The service will conclude approximately 12:12 a.m.
New Year’s celebration
New Mount Zion Baptist Church in Shelbyville will have a New Year’s Eve celebration begins at 10 p.m. Saturday. Various artists will perform with poetry, music, praise and dance. The spoken word will be given by Rev. Kilen Gray. There will be only the 11:30 a.m. service on Sunday. For more information contact the church office 502-633-7991.
Ministerial coalition celebrates New Year
The Greater Shelby County Ministerial Coalition will celebrate the New Year with a 9 p.m. service Saturday at Bethel A.M.E. Host pastor will be Rev. Mac Author Pendleton.
Master Masons event
The Albert Pike Scottish Rite Club invites all Master Masons in Shelby County to attend a New Year’s Day reception from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Fortitude Lodge No. 47, Main and Walnut streets in La Grange. Refreshments will be served and souvenir glasses will be distributed.
Heavy metal band on New Year’s Eve
The 1980s heavy metal band Hard Rock City will perform at a New Year’s Eve event at the Shelbyville Country Club. Doors will open at 8 p.m., with live music from 9-11:45, featuring covers of music by Journey, Bon Jovi, Van Halen, U2, Guns N Roses, Def Leppard, Pink Floyd, Rush and many more. Finger foods will be provided, and SCC’s restaurant is open for dinner before the party. Tickets are $25 per person or $60 per family in advance, $30 per person at door. For reservations or other information, contact Linda at 502-558-2116.

Have a holiday event not listed here? E-mail it to sharonw@sentinelnews.com. Items will be published regularly in the newspaper and also posted at www.SentinelNews.com/datebook.