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Free Dance Instruction
1) Swing, Salsa, and Fox Trot instruction by Ballroom and Latin Dance Champion Adam Spencer on Saturday December 27th from 1 – 5 PM at the Chatham Community Center. Get ready for the First Night performance of the Compaq Big Band at Chatham Bars Inn Monomoy Hall. Full details here.

2) Line Dance Instruction at North Country’s First Night performance. Professional instructor Cathy Hatch will teach you boot scootin’ moves from 8:00 to 8:30 prior to North Country’s performance, and during the band’s break starting at 9:30. More details here.

New Mobile Website Demo & Introduction
View the demonstration on YouTube here. Use First Night Chatham’s mobile-friendly pages on your Smartphone, on the go around town on New Year’s Eve.

2) What’s New page lists new Performers and Special Events.

Dec 30th: New Performance
First Night Chatham will present a new Night Before the Night performance on Dec. 30th to kick off the First Night 2015 celebration, featuring five students from the Cape Conservatory, playing together with three well known Cape musicians who also teach at the Conservatory.
See the Night Before the Night page for more details.
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First Night 2015 Buttons
First Night 2015 buttons are ready! Review general button information on the Button Info page, and see the Buy Buttons page for the latest details about local merchant locations and online sales.

2015 Entertainment
Entertainers for First Night Chatham 2015 will include many returning favorites, plus exciting newcomers. View the Performances and Special Events pages to follow the plans for First Night 2015, as the lineup continues to take shape.

New Scrapbook
We’ve expanded the Button History and added Scrapbook pages to keep a record of First Night Chatham’s wonderful history for the past 23 New Year’s Eves. See the new “Scrapbook” link in the top menu bar.

Fourth of July Parade
See First Night Chatham’s float in the 4th of July parade on Channel 18’s YouTube video.


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Come join us for First Night Chatham 2015!
We are a family-friendly, alcohol free, town-wide celebration of the arts with over 70 performances and events.

December 31st, 2014 will be First Night Chatham’s 24th New Year’s Eve celebration. It’s a full day of fun and entertainment, starting with the Town Photo at the Chatham Lighthouse at Noon, and culminating with Fireworks at Oyster Pond as the Countdown Cod takes us to the stroke of midnight. And it really starts the “Night Before” – with a new performance planned for the evening of Dec. 30th. (See News item)


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