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Looking for something to do on New Year's Eve? Look no further. Whether it's a gala, a dance party or an intimate dinner you seek, the metro area has got you covered.
Bon Ami (Maywood Mar, 1200 E. Northside Drive, Suite 230, 601-928-0405) New Year's Eve lunch with a special menu. Reservations required.
BRAVO! (4500 Interstate 55 N., Highland Village, 601-982-8111) This special dinner includes six courses with five wine pairings at an additional cost. Swing de Paris performs. Seating times are at 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The late seating includes Champagne, favors and fireworks at midnight. Reservations are required. $70 early seating, $90 late seating, $55 wine pairings.
C-Notes Studio Bar and Grill (6550 Old Canton Road, Ridgeland), 8:30 p.m. Dinner, live music by The Amazin' Lazy Boi Band and Champagne at midnight. $15.
CrossRoads International House of Worship (4085 Northview Drive, 601-366-3944 or
769-233-6039), 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a fusion of fun, fellowship, music, food and an encouraging word for the New Year. Children and teens can enjoy a separate concert just for them. $10 single, $8 per person in group, $5 youth concert.
Electric Cowboy (6107 Ridgewood Road) Dance all night long to the musical stylings of DJ Cadillac and DJ RPM all night long. Champagne toast at midnight. $15 for 21 and up and $20 for 18 and up.
Fire (209 S. Commerce St.) David Banner's New Year's Eve Party, 8 p.m. Enjoy a performance by hip-hop artist David Banner and complimentary Champagne at midnight. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. $32.70; call 601-592-1000 or 800-745-3000.
Hal and Mal's (200 S. Commerce St., 601-948-0888, http://www.halandmals.com). Sippi the catfish will be dropped from higher heights and with new glam. Private party by invitation only.
Huntington's Grille (1001 E. County Line Road, 601-957-1515) Special four-course dinner, party favors, live entertainment and complimentary Champagne. $75 per person. Reservations required. Plus "Ride the elevator home" special at the Hilton includes breakfast for $99.
Jackson Convention Complex (105 E. Pascagoula St.), 7:30 p.m. Make-A-Wish Foundation's New Year's Eve Gala. Enjoy music by The Krackerjacks, dinner, a Champagne toast and breakfast, dancing and party favors. $150, $275 set of two. For more information call 601-966-9474 or visit http://www.wish2011.com.
Last Call Sports Grill (1428 Old Square Road, 601-981-4775), 9 p.m. All Black Party. Ladies dressed in black drink free until 11 p.m. Night includes music by DJ Hot Mike Boy, champagne at midnight and drink specials.
Martin's Restaurant & Bar (214 S. State St., 601-354-9712), 10 p.m. Bash includes live music by Spacewolf and Friends. For more information visit http://www.myspace.com/spacewolfband.
Mezza Restaurant (1896 Main St., Madison), 10 p.m. Bring in the new year at the Hot Salsa New Year's Eve party with music and dancing. Beer and wine coolers available, otherwise BYOB. $10. Call 601-213-6355 for information.
Pan-Asia (720 Harbor Point Crossing, Ridgeland, 601-956-2958), 6 p.m. Enjoy a special three-course menu with dessert and hourly gift-card drawings. At midnight, a grand prize of a gourmet dinner for 10 will be given. Reservations are required. $50.
Poet's II (1855 Lakeland Drive, 601-982-4111),
9 p.m. Live music by Diesel 255 and Champagne toast at midnight.
Reed Pierce's Sportsman's Grill (6791 Siwell Road, 601-376-0777), 9 p.m. Special menu, drink specials, pool tables and music by the Tommy Akers Band. $20.
Sophia's Restaurant/Fairview Inn (734 Fairview St., 601-948-3429) Dinner celebration, 6 to
10 p.m. 3-course or 4-course menu available with choices of frog legs tempura, tartare duo, wild mushrooms, smoked tomato bisque, grilled radicchio, Maine sea scallops, Sonoma duck breast, Angus filet mignon, Hawaiian Tuna, roasted apple beignet, red velvet cake and chocolate, chocolate surprise. Music by Nonchalantes for listening and dancing. Reservations required by phone or online at http://www.fairviewinn.com.
Sportsman's Lodge (1120 E Northside Drive, 601-366-5441), 7 p.m. The celebration includes live music, free New Year's Eve swag, drink specials and a Champagne toast at midnight. Free admission.
Strawberry Cafe (107 Depot Drive, Madison, 601-856-3822) Featuring a four-course dinner including appetizer, soup or salad, an entree and dessert. Menu options include seared scallops, cream of crawfish with asparagus soup, chocolate and strawberry salad, four-ounce filet, coldwater lobster tail, grouper and strawberry Fosters. Price is $82 per couple; wine pairing at cost.
Suite 106 (106 Wilmington St., 601-371-8003) 9 p.m. Dance to music by Phingaprint and Sean Mac. $1 Sangria, mimosas, poinsettias and house wine all night. Free Champagne from 11 p.m. to 12:01 a.m.; $10 cover; Call 601-940-7059 or
e-mail suite106lounge@gmail for group rates.
Time Out Sports Cafe (6270 Old Canton Road, 601-978-1839) Yardogs 30-year reunion includes free shuttle, party favors all night long, free buffet and a Champagne toast at midnight.
Underground 119 (119 S. President St., 601-352-2322, http://www.underground119.com). Party with live blues music by King Edward and free champagne. $15 cover.
- might edit to include Pi(e) Lounge hosting an 80's New year's eve, 8p - until. Wear your 80's outfit, listen to 80's music, drink specials, champagne toast at midnite, games, 80's movies, etc. NO COVER!