The city of Mobile, Alabama is planning to drop a 350-pound moon pie on New Year's Eve.
The event includes a laser show, fireworks, and a performance by Three Dog Night.
KCBD NewsChannel 11 will carry the event live.
It's intended to be a Mardi Gras-style celebration of the new year.
Mobile claims to be the first city to celebrate Mardi Gras and that the moon pie came to be a tradition associated with Mardi Gras, where moon pies were thrown from parade floats.
The pie drops at midnight eastern time -- 11 p.m. Lubbock time.
We'll carry it right here on KCBD NewsChannel 11 as part of a 35-minute special telecast.
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