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Thursday, Dec. 30:

— New show, Dancin’ In The Streets at Harrahs Reno. Call 786-3232.

— An all ages show, “Buck-O-Nine” at Lily’s Beach Club, Horizon Hotel Casino, South Lake Tahoe. Call (530) 542-4622.

— Brooks & Dunn perform at Caesars Tahoe, 9:30 p.m. nightly through Saturday. Except New Years Eve at 10:30 p.m. Call (800) 648-3353.

— New show, Dancin’ In The Streets at Harrahs Reno. Call 786-3232.

— An all ages show, “Buck-O-Nine” at Lily’s Beach Club, Horizon Hotel Casino, South Lake Tahoe. Call (530) 542-4622.

Friday, Dec. 31:

— 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 w/reservation. Call 882-4982.

— Carson City Kiwanis New Years party and benefit at the Ormsby House. Cost: $40 per person. Dinner 7:30-10 p.m. Party favors, free champagne at midnight, two dance bands. Benefit for Children’s Museum, CASA, Advocates to End Domestic Violence and the Kiwanis youth programs. Call 883-9602, 885-9111 or 883-8297 for tickets or purchase at the Ormsby House.

— 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. Hats, favors, horns, hors d’ oeuvres, beverages. Cost: $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.

— 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.

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

— 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.

— Willie Nelson performs at John Ascuaga’s Nugget at 8 and 10 p.m. Tickets: begin at $60. Call 356-3300.

— “The Party 2000” held at the National Bowling Stadium, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Tickets: $60 per person. Features bowling, live music, dancing, buffet style hors d’oeuvres, raffles, games, prizes, a no-host bar and party favors. Benefit for Food Bank of Nevada and Reno Kiwanis Sunrisers Chapter. Call 327-4774.

— New show Dancin’ In The Streets at Harrahs Reno at 7 p.m. Call 786-3232.

— 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.