New Year's Eve Guide

Week of December 21, 2006

 Ameristar Casino: Live music featuring That '80s Band and the Wyld Stallyns in the Bottleneck Blues Bar, Galaxy in the conference center, Hudson and the Hoo Doo Cats in the Star Club and Oliver's Twist in the Streetscape. Sun., Dec. 31, free. Ameristar Casino, 1260 South Main Street, Saint Charles, 636-949-7777.

Baby K's New Year's Eve Party: The evening will feature a free Champagne toast and party favors with music by Anthony Real, voted one of the top guitarists in St. Louis. Sun., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., free admission. Baby K's, 3701 S Jefferson Ave., 314-664-1720.

Black Velvet and Bluegrass: New Year's Eve at Schlafly Bottleworks: Whether you prefer a black velvet tux or faded overalls, there's something for everyone at Bottleworks: the kitchen serves dinner from 5 to 10 p.m.; down-home music by Grass Pack starts at 9 p.m.; and hoist a complimentary glass of Black Velvet in the Crown Room. Sun., Dec. 31, $5 cover charge for the Crown Room (free for dinner guests) and includes the midnight toast and tasting glass. Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave., Maplewood, 314-241-2337,

Broadway Nites: The evening will feature Broadway actor and performer Larry Alexander and local Barbara Helmer in a performance; a dessert bar and a Champagne reception will follow. Sun., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $100 per guest or $180 per couple. Foundry Art Centre, 520 N Main Ctr, Saint Charles, 636-255-0270.

Cafe Mira's New Year's: Cafe Mira will be open with their regular menu and prizes. Sun., Dec. 31. Mira, 12 North Meramec Ave., Clayton, 314-721-6472.

Cicero's New Year's Eve Party: Featuring live music by Bockman, the Upright Animals, J.S. Blueprint and Remedy. Sun., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $12-$15. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-862-0009.

Club Buca's New Year's: Largest party in St. Louis with two great packages available; visit Buca on for more information. Sun., Dec. 31. Club Buca, 710 N Second St, 314-231-2822.

Concord Lanes New Year's Eve Party: Bowling from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., snacks and soda provided; Champagne and party favors at midnight as well as contests, music and fun all night long! Sun., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $80 per lane. Concord Lanes, 11801 Tesson Ferry, south Saint Louis County, 314-843-9200.

A Dogtown New Year: Admission price includes Champagne, party favors and entertainment. Sun., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $5. Pat's Bar and Grill, 6400 Oakland Ave., 314-647-6553,

Dolce's First Annual New Year's Eve: Ticket price includes admission, all you can drink premium open bar and Champagne toast at midnight; party until 3 a.m. Sun., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $100 pre-sale ticket. Dolce Bistro and Ultra Lounge, 200 North Broadway, Suite 110, 314-621-0407.

1860's Hardshell Cafe & Saloon New Year's Eve: Dinner special for $24.95 includes choice of prime rib or crab legs, super salad, baked potato, vegetable and dessert; reservations of four or more receive a bottle of Chardonnay or Merlot; live music starts at 9 p.m. with Jimmy Lee and the Joint Jumpers. Sun., Dec. 31. 1860's Hard Shell Cafe & Bar, 1860 S Ninth St., 314-231-1860,

The 80's Trinity Pretty in Pink New Year: That 80's Club, The Dollar Bin and London Calling join forces for one night to bring you the biggest 80's party ever; the theme is Pretty in Pink, and music is provided by DJ Westwerk, DJ Kenny Kingston, DJ Clockwork, DJ Retrospectacular and DJ Commiekay; complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. Sun., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $15. Rue 13, 1313 Washington Ave., 314-588-9797.

Fire and Ice Ball: Grey Goose and Bacardi sponsor St. Louis' "Official NYE Party" and the ticket includes party favors, video countdown and snow storm, balloon drop and midnight Champagne toast with music by DJ Rap and Improper Talent; e-mail [email protected] for more information. Sun., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $10-$25. Dante's, 3221 Olive St., 314-652-2369.

First Night Saint Louis: Celebrate 2006 and welcome in 2007 at this art-centric, non-alcoholic, family-friendly year-end party themed Red, Hot Camelot; it kicks off with a royal parade of floats and is followed by Zany Umbrella Circus, music, crafts, a mural waiting to be colored, fireworks and dozens of other activities. Sun., Dec. 31, 5:30 p.m., $4-$8, free for kids 5 and under. Grand Center, N Grand Blvd. & Lindell Blvd, 314-533-1884,

Funny Bone's New Year's Eve: The venue offers two shows: $15 for the 8 p.m. show and $24 for the 10:30 p.m. show, which includes party favors and a Champagne toast at midnight; call the Ramada Inn for all-inclusive hotel packages at 618-632-4747. Sun., Dec. 31. Funny Bone Comedy Club-Fairview Hts., Ramada Inn, 6900 N. Illinois (I-64 & Hwy. 159), Fairview Heights, 618-628-4242.

Industry New Year's Eve Party: Full unlimited bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., plus passed appetizers from the Inn's new menu and a Champagne toast at midnight while a DJ spins — because industry people deserve it! Sun., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $50. The Grateful Inn, 7336 Manchester Rd, Maplewood, 314-647-3323.

Harrah's Casino and Hotel Presents Moulin Rouge: Caricature artists, can-can dancers, street performers, French-style ensemble Poor People of Paris and a burlesque show help turn Harrah's into a Parisian cityscape; the VooDoo Lounge features a live DJ, music by Hollywood Five, silk aerialists, go go dancers, and a midnight celebration; price includes cover charge, a bottle of Champagne, Red Bull, an appetizer platter and wait service. Sun., Dec. 31. Harrah's Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights, 314-770-8100,

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