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Ways to ring in the New Year with music and family

Kim Riggs
Special to the Appeal

Happy New Year to each of you and if you are looking for some fun for New Year’s Eve and like to bowl, the Gold Dust West Bowling Center is featuring a fun party. Starting at 7 p.m. you can join the fun with bowling in the dark, raffle prizes, appetizers buffet, dessert and a toast of champagne at midnight. I don’t think I can bowl that well with the lights out but I was assured the lanes will be visible for the bowlers to see the Double Monte Carlo, 9-pin No-tap colored pins.


What: Bowling, raffles prizes every game, Swedish meatballs, drumettes, poppers and dessert buffet. Champagne toast at midnight

Where: Gold Dust West Bowling Center

When: 7 p.m.Ð12:30 a.m. tonight

Cost: Includes all for $45 per person or $80 per couple

Contact: 885-9000

Web site: http://www.gdwcasino.com


Bring the entire family and comfy dance shoes to the Pioneer Family New Year’s Eve Dance. It’s a good time of great music and family fun together with old fashion potluck snacks, desserts, champagne and cider. The band plays a jig and you get to dance your hearts out. Bring the children to this one and let them enjoy the music and cheers as well.


What: Music with Caller Tom Thoreau and the band “The Jig Up,” dancing, food and fun

Where: Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St.

When: 8 p.m.-midnight tonight

Cost: $12 adults, $6 kids

Contact: Call 830-7939


You have two events up toward Virginia City this New Year’s Eve. First the Gold Hill Hotel is featuring a band, dinner, dancing and champagne to toast. Then you can drive a little further to the Old Washoe Club and enjoy more music by Terrapin Road a buffet and more champagne to welcome 2008.


What: New Years Eve bash featuring music, dancing, food and toasting in the New Year

Where: Gold Hill Hotel, Main Street, and Old Washoe Club, C Street, Virginia City

When: Gold Hill Hotel runs 5 p.m.-midnight and Old Washoe Club starts at 8 p.m.

Cost: Gold Hill reservation are recommended music by the Red Rose Band starts at 9 p.m. following dinner, price $95

Contact: 847-0111 for the Gold Hill Hotel and 847-7210 for Old Washoe Club.


This one I am going to be putting in every other month just to remind everyone out there. Once again thanks to the generosity of Dick Campagni’s Carson City Toyota/Scion you can win a 2008 Toyota Corolla LE. The event is an annual event to assist the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center. Local doctors in town donate their time as bartenders, waiters and hostesses at the Celebrity Docs Caring for the Center at Glen Eagles Restaurant. The event is not held until June 28, but you can start purchasing those tickets soon and only 3,000 will be sold. Get your lucky ticket. They are $20 a piece or 6 for $100. Start the New Year out helping a great local center and win a new car.


What: Win a new car and help a great cause in fighting cancer

Where: Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare Foundation, 900 N. Minnesota St.

Cost: $20 a ticket or 6 for $100

Contact: Pam Graber at 886-7371

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