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What to Do on New Year’s Eve '14

Ring in the New Year at BRAVO!

(4500 Interstate 55 N., Suite 244, 601-982-8111, bravobuzz.com)

BRAVO! will have a seven-course New Year's Eve meal featuring wild salmon, venison osso bucco, smoked gulf-oyster salad, black garlic-duck pastrami and more. The early seating at 6:30 p.m. is $70 per person. The late seating at 9 p.m. is $90 per person and includes a midnight Champagne toast and indoor fireworks.

Shucker's Oyster Bar

(116 Conestoga Road, Ridgeland, 601-853-0105, shuckersontherez.com)

Shucker's New Year's Eve party starts at 6 p.m. with a $15 cover charge each. The event features party favors and a Champagne toast at midnight. Ian Faith performs on the main stage from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., and DoubleShotz performs on the deck from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Underground 119

(119 S. President St., 601-352-2322, underground119.com)

Underground 119 will host a New Year's Eve party featuring live music by Andrew Dillon and the Jukebox with Victoria Cross. The party begins at 9 p.m. and has a $10 cover charge.

2015 Blue Year's Eve at One Block East

(642 Tombigbee St., 601-944-0203)

One Block East hosts the New Orleans' Black Hat Burlesque group from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. The event features a whiskey tasting with two premium liquors, Champagne at midnight and live music by the Lonnie George band. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door and are available on eventbrite.com.

Noon Year's Eve Celebration at the Mississippi Children's Museum

(2145 Highland Drive, 601-981-5469)

The event is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children can create their own party hats and write a New Year's resolution. At noon, the children countdown into the New Year with confetti and bubble-wrap fireworks. Admission is $10; free for children under 1 and museum members. For information call 601-981-5469.

A New Year's Eve Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn

(235 W. Capitol St., 601-353-5464)

The event includes food, a Champagne toast, music from Bobby Rush, Jarekus Singleton, Pam Confer and more, and stand-up comedy from Rita B., T-Ray Sanders and others. The event's proceeds benefit 100 Black Men and the Hinds County Sheriff's Office Reserve Unit. Tickets are $65 for individuals and $100 for couples. VIP and table options are available. Buy tickets online eventbrite.com. The event starts at 8 p.m.

"Embracing a Bold New Year" at Fondren Hall

(4330 N. State St., 601-981-2300)

CrossRoads International House of Worship hosts the party from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Food, giveaways, music from gospel hip-hop artist Uncle Reece and more is included. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the door and free for children ages 14 and under. For information call 601-594-5829.

New Year's Eve with Larry Raspberry at Duling Hall

(622 Duling Ave., 601-292-7121)

Larry Raspberry, the lead singer for '60s rock band The Gentrys, performs at Duling Hall. The event includes a Champagne toast. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $40 in advance and can be purchased online at ardenland.net.

New Year's Eve Dinner at Fairview Inn

(734 Fairview St., 601-948-3429)

1908 Provisions chef Gary Hawkins has created a special New Year's Eve menu featuring Herford beef tenderloin, Gulf red snapper, pork osso bucco, Scottish salmon and more. Dinner is from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; the bar will remain open after 9:30. Admission is $65 per person.

Rolling for Relocation: An Evening in Monte Carlo at Farmer's Table Cooking School

(129 Mannsdale Road, Madison, 601-506-6821)

Farmer's Table Cooking School hosts this event to raise money for the relocation of Community Place, Jackson's only nonprofit skilled nursing facility, to Rankin County. Tickets are $100 and include food, dancing, fireworks, a Champagne toast, prizes, a performance by Faze 4 and $200 of funny money for an on-site casino. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and is for people ages 18 and up. For information call 601-355-0617.

New Year's Eve Blowout at Martins Restaurant & Bar

(214 S. State St., 601-354-9712, martinslounge.net)

The event features Parallax and The Tombigbees, and it starts at 9 p.m.

Catfish Drop at Hal & Mal's

(200 S. Commerce St., 601-948-0888)

Hal & Mal's hosts its fifth annual 'Sippi the Catfish Drop. The event begins at 11:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Happy New Year 2015, Table 100

(100 Ridge Way, Flowood, 601-420-4202)

Table 100's Chef Mike Romhild will prepare a special menu for the restaurant's last meal of the year. Wine specials include a specialty pinot noir and pinot gris, as well as a pear-infused vodka. A special three-course menu will be available that includes New Year's Surf and Turf, Porcini mushroom bisque, young field salad, and frozen local honey and cold drip coffee souffle. The three-course menu is $63 per person, and the restaurant's regular menu will also be available.

The Most Incredible New Year's in the Bold New City, Thalia Mara Hall

(255 E. Pascagoula St., 601-960-1537)

This free event is outside Thalia Mara Hall from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. It features a space bounce for kids, food from local vendors, music from DJ Mississippi Sinatra and a fireworks show at midnight. In addition, the Arts Center of Mississippi (201 E. Pascagoula St., Suite 102, 601-960-1500) will have a special Lego display and the Russell C. Davis Planetarium (201 E. Pascagoula St. Suite 200, 601-960-1550) will show children's movies from 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

New Year's Eve Celebration, Beau Rivage

(875 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, 888-595-2534)

The event includes music from Dian Diaz at Eight75 at 9 p.m., and music from DJ Avelon and other guest deejays at Coast at 10 p.m. Enjoy a Champagne toast and party favors at both locations. Admission at Eight75 is free. Coast Nightclub tickets are $55 in advance and $65 at the door. All reserved seating at Eight75 will receive a complimentary bottle of Absolut Tune Sparkling Fusion and party favors, while reserved seating at Coast receives a complimentary bottle of Chandon Blanc de Noir and party favors. Contact Eight75 Manager Kylie Kudrav at 228-386-7339 or [email protected] to book VIP tables or Coast Nightclub Manager Anthony Cline at 228-386-7327 or [email protected] to reserve seating there.

New Year's Eve Celebration, Ole Tavern on George Street

(416 George St., 601-960-2700)

The event includes Champagne, party favors and live music from Captain Midnight. The cover charge is $15. For more information, find Ole Tavern on George Street on Facebook.

New Year's Eve Shellebration, Saltine Restaurant

(622 Duling Ave., Suite 201, 601-982-2899)

This event is from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features complimentary mixed drinks from The Apothecary for dining guests. The Shellebration menu will include Tio Point oysters, Nantucket Bay scallop crudo, Jonah crab claws and lobster rolls. Bring a ticket from Larry Raspberry & the Highsteppers at Duling Hall and receive 10 percent off. The menu is available a la carte or as a tasting menu for $70 per person.

A Toast to the New Year, The Penguin

(1100 John R. Lynch St., Suite A, 769-251-5222)

The event is from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and features a Champagne toast at midnight and live music from Keyone Starr, Larry Johnson, Clinton Babers II and Cheryl Keys. No cover charge before 11 p.m., after which admission is $15. Tables for six or more are $100, and VIP tables are $150.

New Year's Eve Hoedown, Pop's Saloon

(2636 S. Gallatin St., 601-961-4747)

The event features live music by Burnham Road, free party favors for the first 200 people and a free bottle of Champagne for each table. The event also features a money balloon drop and free food at 2 a.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

New Year's Bash 2015, Bonny Blair's Irish Pub

(1149 Old Fannin Road, Brandon, 769-251-0692)

The event from 9 p.m. to midnight features live music from Empty Atlas with DJ Young Venom. The cover charge is $5, and the event includes $5 appetizers and $2.50 stadium-cup domestic beers. Attendees can also enter a raffle to win a $25 gift certificate. The pub will host a private party after midnight. RSVP on Facebook or call 601-540-6551.

New Year's Celebration, Fondren Hall

(4330 N. State St., 601-500-8000)

CrossRoads International House of Worship hosts this event with the theme "Embracing a Bold New Year." The party is from 8:30 p.m. to midnight and includes food, prize giveaways and live music from gospel artist Uncle Reese. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door. The event is free for ages 14 and under. For more information, call 601-594-5829.

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