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— Millennium Blast for Kids at the Carson City Community Center, 8 p.m.-9 a.m. Cost: $15. Bring pillow, sleeping bag, and a flashlight. Food, games, movies. Call 887-2290 ext. 100.

— New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance at the Pinon Plaza Resort, 2171 Highway 50 East, includes four-course meal, champagne and entertainment by Zella Lehr and Surprize Package until 1 a.m. $139 per couple, or $215 including hotel room. Call 885-9000 for reservations. Buddy Balue performs at the Lizard Lounge.

— The David Proud Show, featuring music, comedy and impressions, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Carson Nugget. A special New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch will be offered from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

— Free New Year’s Eve Millennium Dance Party, 8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., at the Carson Station, 900 S. Carson St., with music by The Vision. After Celebration Breakfast offered from midnight until noon. Call 883-0900.

— New Year’s Eve Contra Dance, beginner’s session 7:30 p.m., dancing from 8-midnight, at Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St., and features live music by Mountain Tyme Band, cost $12 with reservation. Call 882-4982.

— Celebrate the Millennium at Sharkey’s Casino, sponsored by the Minden/Douglas Elks. The Tahoe Big Band entertains 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Breakfast buffet at 1 a.m. $55 per person. Call 782-3416 or 265-5402.

— Millennium New Year’s Eve Party at Mia’s Swiss Restaurant, 65 Pike St., Dayton. Buffet starts at 7 p.m. Music by Kappellmeister Hans Keller. Call 246-3993 or 246-0446 for reservations.

— CVIC Hall, Minden, celebration begins at 8 p.m. with live entertainment and dancing. Tickets are $50. Call 782-5838

— Poor Man’s Millennium Party at DC Bar & Grille, 1150 Airport Road, Minden. For $20, dinner, two drinks, party favors and champagne. Call 782-3463. DC Bar & Grille is located at 1150 Airport Road, Minden.

— Topaz Lodge & Casino, 1979 Highway 395 South, Topaz Lake. New Year’s will be ushered in at Topaz Lodge and Casino with a crabfest buffet. Tickets $12.95. Call 266-3338.

— The Alpine New Year’s Eve Party for the Whole Family begins at 6 p.m. Dec. 31 at Turtle Rock Park, between Woodfords and Markleeville on State Route 89. Alcohol- and tobacco-free party. Call (530) 694-2390 or 694-2934.

— Carson Valley Brewery, 2244 Meridian Way, features dinner special and live entertainment. Tickets $49.95 per person. Call 782-7484.

— Nelson’s, 1435 Highway 395, in Gardnerville, offers dinner and live music from George Hanepen. Call 782-8287.

— The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsors a dance at C-Hill building, 1331 McKay Drive, and adults at Saliman Stake Center, 411 N. Saliman Road. Call 885-1030.

— St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, will have a special Jubilee Prayer Service at 8 p.m. Call 782-2852.

RENO

— “2000 Falling Stars” a synchronized fireworks show in downtown Reno.

Dec. 31 – Millennium Blast for Kids at the Community Center, 8 p.m.-9 a.m. Cost: $15. Bring pillow, sleeping bag, and a flashlight. Food, games, movies. Call 887-2290 ext. 100.

— The Miracles perform at the Reno Hilton Theater. Cost: cocktail show $75, dinner show $125. Call 789-2285.

— John Popper Band of Blues Traveler performs at The Reno Hilton Pavilion. Admission: general $100, reserved seating $125. Call 789-2285.

— Comedians Bob Golub and Howie Nave perform at the Improv Club in the Reno Hilton. Call 789-2285.

— Comedians Gilbert Gottfried and Barry Friedman perform at Catch a Rising Star showroom, located inside the Silver Legacy, in two shows, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Tickets: $49.95 per person. Call 325-7454.

— The 10-member David Martin’s House Party at John Ascuaga’s Nugget. Tickets: $159 include: dinner, dancing, and cocktails. Call 356-3300.

— Comedian Gilbert Gottfried performs two shows at Catch A Rising Star, inside the Silver Legacy. Call 325-7454.

— Buck ‘n Ball ’99, features a ringing in of the New Year and Millennium with an indoor rodeo, live bands and dancing, Reno Livestock Events Center. Call, 332-3333.

— “Family Fun” cruise on the M.S. Dixie II, Lake Tahoe. Departure: 6:30, return 9:30 p.m. Cost: $150 for adults, $100 for ages 10-20, and $75 for children under 9. Includes all food, beverage service, including tax and tip. Pre-paid reservations are necessary. Call (775) 588-3508.

— Mitch Woods Orchestra/John Carleton Orchestra with special guest star Rick Michel perform in the South Shore Room of Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. Call, (800)427-7247.

— New Years into 2000 Bash at Northstar-at-Tahoe parties for the whole family including music and a fireworks display held at mid-mountain. Call (775) 588-2412.

— The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada is closed. Call 884-2226.

— Big Al’s “Roaring 20’s Follies” in the new Speakeasy Casino at the Reno Ramada Inn. Two shows nightly, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $9.95 plus tax. Call 329-7400.

— Frank Carabetta sings “The Songs of Sinatra” in Pretty Boy Floyds Lounge at the Reno Ramada/Speakeasy Casino at 7 p.m. and 1 a.m., no cover, no minimum. Call 329-7400.

Saturday, Jan. 1:

— Impressionist Fred Travalena performs at the Peppermill Hotel Casino at 9 p.m. Tickets: $20 and $25. Call 826-2121.

— Willie Nelson performs at John Ascuaga’s Nugget at 8 p.m. Tickets: $40 and $45. Call 356-3300.

— Penn & Teller perform at Harrahs Lake Tahoe at 9 p.m. Tickets: $39.50 each. Call (800) 427-7247.