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Out & About: What are you doing for New Year’s Eve?

Kim Riggs
For the Nevada Appeal

Happy holidays to each of you hope the new year brings you a lot of fun. Here are a few local events that you might want to check out tonight.


Nevada State Library and Archives – Pivotal New Year Party

Starts at 6 p.m in New York fanfare with a smashing night of nibbles, drinks, a not-to-be-believed silent auction, music and most of all you can enjoy three hours with friends.

WHAT: Be a Part of it… New York, New York! Ring in the New Year Big Apple-Style with uptown hors d’oeuvres, no-host cocktails, music, silent auctions, and decor

WHEN: 6-9 p.m. tonight.

WHERE: Nevada State Library and Archives, 100 North Stewart Street, Carson City

COST: Tickets are still available for $50 donation

CONTACT: 885-9807

PROCEEDS BENEFIT: Tomorrow’s Vision for a Carson City rooted in literacy, self-reliance and reinvention.


Music anyone?

Check out John Nemeth, a rising blues star; a singer steeped in the tradition and reminiscent of B.B. King, Ray Charles and Junior Parker, and a harmonica player of riveting intensity and virtuosity at Firkin & Fox Pub

WHAT: New Year’s Blues, four-course meal, free Champagne toast at midnight

WHEN: 10 p.m.-1 a.m. tonight

WHERE: 310 S Carson St Ste 100

COST: 19.95 per person for dinner during regular business hours. Make reservations

CONTACT: 883-1369


Fun Family Dance – New Year’s Eve Ball

Join the fun. This dance is more formal or elegant than their regular dances, so play dress up – although there is no dress code. At midnight, they’ll have a toast to the New Year (champagne for those adults who choose and sparking cider for everyone else – the event is otherwise alcohol free), and then one final waltz.

WHAT: New Year’s party, Music will be by Train Wreck

WHEN: 8 p.m.-midnight. Dance sets at about 8, 9, 10 and 11 p.m. Includes one waltz, one ballroom dance, and several contra dances.

WHERE: Children’s Museum, 813 N. Carson Street

COST: Adults $20; youth 16-25 years $15; children to 15 years, $8. Check online and get a discount.

CONTACT: 997-4937

WEB-SITE: http://funfamilydance.org/


For the Naughtier and Nice Crowd

WHAT: Bring your lingerie New Year’s party

WHEN: 8 p.m.-2 a.m.

WHERE: Caterpillar’s Hookah Lounge, 314 S. Carson St., Carson City

COST: 18 and older regular price, $5, women in lingerie get in free

CONTACT: 883-2777



If you like Cowboys, great music and dancing here are three places you should not miss.

WHO: Red Dog Saloon

WHAT: 7 p.m. dinner show with Road Daddy

WHERE: Virginia City

COST: $20, $10 at door if space available

CONTACT: 775-847-7474


WHO: Bucket of Blood Saloon

WHAT: Comstock Cowboys, 9 p.m.,

WHERE: 1 C St., Virginia City

COST: $40

CONTACT: 775-847-0322


WHO: Washoe Club

WHAT: The Rustlers, 9 p.m.,

WHERE: 112 C St., Virginia City

COST: $10

CONTACT: 775-847-7210;


GOLD Hill Hotel’s – New Year’s Eve Bash

New Year’s Champagne toast all at the beautiful Gold Hill Hotel. Check out the Web site and have a fun and safe New Year’s Eve.

WHAT: Fabulous gourmet dinner, and dance to Will & Sheree Rose and the Red Rose Band; Champagne toast at midnight

WHEN: Dinner served 5-10 p.m.; band plays 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

COST: $95 per person; reservations required

CONTACT: 847-0111

WEB: http://www.goldhillhotel.net


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