If you live in Towson or the surrounding Baltimore County areas, and don’t want to head downtown for the NYE celebration, there are a few options open to you to ring in 2011.

The Melting Pot in Towson has a special menu and drinks as a New Year’s Eve special. They say reservations are filling up quickly!

Cafe Troia in Towson also has their regular menu and special menu to ring in the new year.

The Stoneleigh Lanes bowling alley, also in Towson, has a band, The Stents , playing, and specials from 9pm until 1:30am. Price depends on age, families & children are invited and welcome!

In Sparks, the Milton Inn has $100 per person special dinners celebrating the end of 2010. Reservation seatings are available as late as 10 pm.

The new Magooby’s Joke House in Timonium (located at the old Timonium Dinner Theatre) has a New Year’s Eve bash, but you’ll have to call to find out if there are any tickets still available. Doors open at 7:30, show begins at 10.

There are a number of other restaurants and bars in Timonium having New Year’s Eve parties, including Liberatore’s & Michael’s.

So enjoy New Year’s Eve in Baltimore County — a great place to be!