The second annual "New Year's Eve Now" event will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at the Now Center, 2407 Beech Road.

The second annual "New Year's Eve Now" event will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at the Now Center, 2407 Beech Road.

Faith Life Church is the event sponsor.

The evening will feature a "TalentNow" competition, with a grand prize of $1,000. Illusionist and comedian David McCreary will perform.

Other activities will include a party for kids, a video game contest, a euchre tournament and music provided by a live DJ.

A fireworks display will begin at midnight.

Tickets are $12 each, or $10 for family packages and groups of 10 or more. Tickets may be ordered at itickets.com.