Eastport to drop sardine and maple leaf on New Year's Eve

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Published: Dec. 30, 2019 at 8:28 PM EST
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If you're looking to celebrate New Year's Eve with something other than a big ball being dropped, downtown Eastport is the place to be.

From the third story of the Tides Institute and Museum of Art, an 8-foot sardine will fall - that's at midnight our time.

An hour prior to that a giant illuminated maple leaf will be lowered from the same roof in a nod to our Canadian neighbors across the bay.

They're on Atlantic time and ring in the new year an hour earlier.