Fireworks light up the sky over Lock 3 as the city rings in 2010 in Akron. (Beacon Journal file photo)
First Night Akron has selected button art by Dave Szalay of Akron for its annual New Year's Eve celebration.
Brandon Townsend, 5, of Akron, toots in the 2013 playing a kazoo he made in First Night Akron activities at the Akron-Summit County Library. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
A festive patron watches the band Silver Eclipse at the John S. Knight Center during First Night Akron festivities in 2007. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Kte Schimmoeller, 8, of Richfield, plucks a harp during a harp clinic conducted by Holly Pratt, of Holly's Harps, during First Night Akron activities at Greystone Hall last year. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)