Dean James

It’s never too early to make plans to bring in the new year, and now those wanting something different to do can attend Jazz Resolution — A New Year’s Eve Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 31, inside the ballroom at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites-Beaumont Plaza (3950 I-10 South and Walden Road).

Carson Daly and Gwen Stefani will broadcast live from Times Square.

Those wishing to stay home New Year’s Eve can still watch the ball drop as most of the major networks provide live coverage of Time Square in the heart of New York City.