RFT New Year's Eve Guide

Week of December 22, 2005

New Year's Eve

Restaurants Al Hrabosky's Special Edition of Saturday Night Seduction: Come indulge in your seven deadly sins before you make your New Year's resolution. Customers will come in and pick colored bracelets related to whatever sin they think they represent. Throughout the night, there will be contests for different bracelets, a $1,000 balloon drop and a Champagne toast at midnight. VIP tickets are $100 for top shelf drinks all night. $20 for those 21 and up. Al Hrabosky's Ballpark Saloon, 800 Cerre St, St. Louis. 314-241-6969.

Amici's New Year's Eve Party: Partial menu and some New Year's Eve specials. Now taking reservations. Sat., Dec. 31. Amici's, 210 N Kirkwood, 314-821-2222.

Bevo Mill New Year's Eve Party: Rock, Motown, jazz and blues by Tony Viviano lasts until after midnight. Plus, there's a complete dinner menu featuring a cocktail hour at 7:30 p.m. Open bar, Champagne toast at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, $100/person. Call 314-481-2626 for reservations. Bevo Mill, 4749 Gravois Ave, St. Louis.

Black Velvet and Bluegrass: Celebrate New Year's Eve at Schlafly Bottleworks with down-home music by the Squirrel Hunters, dinner and a midnight toast with Black Velvet (sparkling wine and Schlafly Oatmeal Stout). Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. - 1 a.m., $5 cover for music, dinner costs extra. Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest, Maplewood, 314-241-2337, www.schlafly.com.

Blueberry Hill: Regular food and drink menu with no cover for the six upstairs rooms; beginning at 9 p.m. in the Duck Room is a special edition of The Loop Underground featuring Treez, the Earthworms, the Royal Ellite, Forty 'til Five, and The Frozen Food Section. Sat., Dec. 31, $30/person for the show including free draught beers, rail drinks, a Champagne toast and some party favors. Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar, University City, 314-727-0880.

Cafe Brasil New Year's Eve: Serving Brazilian Churrasco — that's sizzling meats including lobster tail, rack of lamb or filet mignon sent to your table. Dinners include dessert and a glass of Champagne. Brazilian music included. 2811 S McKnight Rd, St. Louis. 314-963-3535.

Chocolate and Champagne: Dinner packages for couples, groups of four, eight or 12 people include choice of Champagne, Bailey's original pizza, dessert and a cheese plate plus a dessert wine finish; three different seatings. Sat., Dec. 31, $45 to $60/person, reservations required. Bailey's Chocolate Bar, 1915 Park, St. Louis, 314-241-8100.

Felix's New Year's Eve Party: Appetizers, cocktails and Champagne, music by Rob Quiason as Elvis; reservations limited. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., $50/person. Felix's, 6335 Clayton, Dogtown, 314-645-6565.

George's Route 66 New Year's Eve Bash: Live music with Second Nature, special food menu, cheap drinks. Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $7 cover. 7845 Watson Rd, St. Louis, 314-961-1119.

Graham's New Year's Eve Party: Different party packages range from dessert buffet package to prime rib buffet package until 10 p.m. and the bar's open until 1 a.m.; DJ services provided by Devin Graham begin at 7 p.m. Price includes party favors, reserved seating after 8 p.m. and complimentary Champagne from 11 p.m. to midnight, Sat. Dec. 31, $6.95 to $31.95/person. Graham's Grill & Bayou Bar, 600-612 Woodbine, St. Louis, 314-965-2003.

Growler's New Year's Eve Party: Appetizer buffet from 8-10 p.m., open bar from 8 p.m. — 12:30 a.m., party favors, midnight toast and live DJ all night. Sat. Dec. 31, $50/person. Growler's Pub, 3811 S Lindbergh, St. Louis, 314-984-9009.

Growler's New Year's Eve Party: Appetizer buffet from 8-10 p.m., open bar from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., party favors, midnight toast and live DJ all night. Sat. Dec. 31, $50/person. Growler's Pub, 763 Old Ballas, St. Louis, 314-432-3110.

Jimmy's New Year's Eve: Regular dinner menu available with New Year's Eve specials and music by Linda Ford from 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Champagne toast at midnight. Call for reservations and seating times. Sat., Dec. 31. Jimmy's Cafe on the Park, 706 DeMun, Clayton, 314-725-8585.

KDHX Presents: New Year's Eve with The Bottle Rockets!: KDHX has been a great supporter of live music in St. Louis and who better to support St. Louis' own Bottle Rockets for this special event at Off Broadway on New Year's Eve! Sat., Dec. 31, show begins at 9 p.m., $20 door or $15 advance online purchase (www.kdhx.org). Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave, St. Louis, 314-773-3363.

Llywelyn's New Year's Eve Bash: Jake's Leg will play at 10 p.m. $10 cover charge includes party favors and champagne for midnight toast. Dinner menu available until 10 p.m. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Call for reservations. Llywelyn's Pub, Webster Groves, 17 W Moody, Webster Groves, 314-962-1515.

Marion's St. Louis Ribs 30th Anniversary Bash: Free food and Champagne and live entertainment courtesy of Miss Nikki Noveltie's Lingerie featuring St. Louis' hottest exotic dancers. Formal dress. $25/person, $35/couple. 5860 Delmar, St. Louis, 314-479-2154.

Maryland Yards New Year's Eve Party: Two dinner packages to choose from; the first from 6-8:30 p.m., the second from 9-close. Sat. Dec. 31, $30-$50/person. Maryland Yards at the Waterworks, 1200 S Main, St. Charles, 636-757-9273.

Michali's Chophouse & Sheraton Booze and Snooze Party: Check into your hotel room at the Sheraton Hotel in Clayton for Champagne and strawberries and then we will shuttle you and your party to dinner where you can eat, drink and listen to live music all night long. Make reservations by calling Michali's Chophouse at 314-333-3301. Michali's Chophouse, 1603 McCausland Ave, St. Louis.

New Year's Around the States: Celebrate three different New Year's celebrations according to time zones: New York, St. Louis and Denver, all-you-can-eat appetizer buffet, drinks, champagne toast, party favors, DJ until 3 a.m. Sat. December 31, 9 p.m., $50 in advance, $60/person. Lafayette Pub, 1551 S 7th St, 314-621-2181.

New Year's Eve Celebration at Backstreet Jazz and Blues Club: Spend New Year's Eve with Buffalo Bob and the Bedroom Blues Band; Package 1 for $20 includes party favors and Champagne toast at midnight, Package 2 for $210/couple includes party favors, open bar, Champagne toast and overnight accommodations at Sheraton Westport Plaza. Backstreet Jazz and Blues Club, 610 Westport Plaza, 314-878-5800.

New Year's Eve at Big Muddy Pub: Enjoy the Wherehouse Project from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., plus specials on Jagerbombs and Jagermeister and complimentary Champagne at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31. Big Muddy Pub, 204 State St, Alton, Illinois, 618-463-1095.

New Year's Eve at Carson's: DJ, karaoke, drink specials, food, fun and free parking in Soulard. Sat., Dec. 31, no cover or minimum. 1712 S 9th St, St. Louis, 314-436-2707.

New Year's Eve at Coffee Cartel: All ages are welcome for a free rockin' New Year's Eve with party favors, Champagne, the televisions turned to Times Square and much more. Coffee Cartel, #2 Maryland Plaza, St. Louis, 314-454-0000.

New Year's Eve at Eau Bistro: Special plated menu and a la carte menu available with paired wines, Champagne and party favors, with live music by pianist Louis Michael. Sat., Dec. 31, 6 -11 p.m, $100 - $125/person, call 314-633-3009 for reservations. Eau Bistro, 212 N Kingshighway, St. Louis, 314-454-9000, www.saucecafe.com/eau/.

New Year's Eve at Flannery's: Have a Champagne toast and party favors at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, $15/person. Flannery's, 1320 Washington Ave, St. Louis, 314-241-8885.

New Year's Eve at 400 Olive: Enjoy live music, a five course dinner, Champagne toast, and free parking. Sat., Dec. 31, 5 p.m., $30/person. 400 Olive, 400 Olive, St. Louis, 314-554-7088.

New Year's Eve at Harry's West Restaurant and Bar: Dinner (appetizer, salad, entrée, dessert), glass of Champagne and dessert at midnight, party favors, live entertainment from Sable. Sat., Dec. 31, $69.95/person plus tax and gratuity. 15415 Clayton, 636-256-0221.

New Year's Eve at Joanie's: Dinner specials, Champagne and party favors at midnight; no reservations needed. Sat., Dec. 31. Joanie's Pizzeria, 2101 Menard, St. Louis, 314-865-1994.

New Year's Eve Magic Performance: Magicians Dennis Schoen and Chris Raymen perform at Savor Restaurant; shows at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 31, $20/person. Savor Restaurant, 4356 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, 314-531-0220.

New Year's Eve at The Phoenix: Live music with Just Mr., Champagne toast at midnight, balloon drop, appetizer buffet. Sat., Dec. 31, $15/person. The Phoenix, 3924 Lemay Ferry, St. Louis, 314-416-4266.

New Year's Eve at the Polish Heritage Center: Live music by the Wally Annis All-Star Band from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cash bar or Bring Your Own Bottle, setups available. Tickets include dinner, dancing, Champagne and party favors. Advance sales only. Sat., Dec. 31, 6:30, $25/person. The Polish Heritage Center, 1413 N 20th St, St. Louis, 314-351-3620 or 314-579-2423 for more information.

New Year's Eve at Villa Farotto: Enjoy special New Year's menu with Chef Gerard's festive culinary creations; seatings at 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.; music by The Groove starts at 8 p.m. and there's a Champagne toast at midnight. 17417 Chesterfield Airport Rd, 636-519-0048.

New Year's Eve Belly Dancing: New Year's Eve celebration with live belly dancing at 8:30 p.m. by Aalim Dance Company; call for reservations. Sat., Dec. 31. Saleem's, 6501 Delmar, University City, 314-721-7947.

New Year's Eve Party at Andre's West: Full buffet dinner with open bar, live DJ and dancing, party favors, late night hors d'oeuvres and a Champagne toast at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. - 1 a.m., $39.95/person. Call 314-849-4668, ext. 227 for reservations. Andre's West, 211 S Old Highway 141, Fenton, 314-691-5650.

New Year's Eve Party at Caribbean Sun: Features music by Murder City Players, dinner and Sun Punch toast at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, $50/person. 6665 Olive at Kingsland, 314-725-3335

New Year's Eve with the Divas: Brandt's Café and the Red Carpet Lounge has two divas in one great night. "Lady Jazz" Mae Wheeler performs from 6 to 9 p.m.; Kim Masse from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. A four course dinner is available for $55/person, the cover charge is $10. Brandt's Café, 6525 Delmar, University City, 314-727-3663.

Russo's Spazio New Year's Eve: Spazio at Westport offers an all-inclusive party package with a premium bar, buttered hors d'oeuvres, a 5-star seated dinner serving filet mignon and lobster tail, a live band and a DJ along with a Champagne toast at midnight. Hotel accommodations available. $180-$245/couple. Spazio at Westport, 12031 Lackland, 314-576-0400.

So St. Louis New Year's Eve Celebration: Derrty ENT welcomes everyone to come party with Murphy Lee, Kyjuan and Tar Boy, one of St. Louis' hottest producers from Trackboyz. Art Dimensions will be there as well as Loosecannon Entertainment, currently the promoters of Nelly's nationwide Apple Bottom search. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $50/general admission, $100/VIP. St. Louis Centre Mall, 515 N 6th, St. Louis, 314-743-4272.

Stratford Bar & Grill New Year's Eve Party: One price package admits you to all rooms of music including performances by Mr. Wizard, Haywire and a live DJ. Open bar from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., dinner served from 7-8 p.m. Champagne toast at midnight. $29.99/person in advance, $39.99/person on New Year's Eve. Stratford Bar & Grill, I-44 across from the Chrysler plant, Fenton, 636-343-5757.

Tejas' New Year's Eve Party: Champagne toast and special menu, call for details. Sat., Dec. 31. Tejas, 44 N Brentwood, Clayton, 314-862-1414, www.tejasgrill.com.

Trueman's Place New Year's Eve: Price includes appetizers, dinner, drinks and Champagne at midnight; call for reservations. Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $60/person or $100/couple. Trueman's Place, 1818 Sydney, St. Louis, 314-865-5900.

A Very Intimate New Year's Evening with Denise Thimes and Co.: Dinner buffet starts at 8 p.m. at Bella's Bar, a new venue on the Hill for local talent; ticket price includes the entertainment, free Champagne and party favors at midnight; a non-smoking event. Sat., Dec. 31, show starts at 10 p.m., $25/dinner and show, $10/show only. Bella's Bar, 5838 Southwest, St. Louis, 314-644-1777.

Nightclubs B&W and Disco Present Champagne Supernova: New Year's Eve celebration at KY featuring many artists including Grayarea, Reid Speed, East Coast Boogiemen, Julius the Mad Thinker and more. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $15 limited, $20 advance, $25 at door. KY, 4168 Manchester at Kentucky in the Grove. 18 to enter, 21 to drink with ID.

Broadway Oyster Bar's New Year's Eve Party: Buffet, Champagne, party favors and live New Orleans funk by John Lisi & the Delta. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $40. Broadway Oyster Bar, 736 S Broadway, St. Louis, 314-621-8811, www.broadwayoysterbar.com.

Casa Loma New Year's Eve: Celebrate New Year's with Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band. Enjoy Cajun food New Orleans style, open bar with mixed drinks and bottled beer from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. Champagne toast at midnight. Come dressed as retro, Mardi Gras or just as you are. $140/couple or $75 single. Optional hotel package. 3354 Iowa, St. Louis, 314-664-8000.

Cicero's New Year's Eve Bash: Two stages of music with Shady Deal, the Upright Animals and Full Day Affair, Champagne toast and party favors at midnight, drink specials. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $12-$17 cover. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar, University City, 314-862-0009, www.ciceros-STL.com.

Club Buca New Year's Eve Party: Club Buca gives away $3,000 in cash and prizes, plus a Champagne toast at midnight, party favors and a dance DJ all night long. Sat., Dec. 31, $10/person or $50 for all-you-can-drink. Club Buca, 710 N 2nd St (on Laclede's Landing), St. Louis, 314-231-BUCA.

Crowne Plaza New Year's Eve Party: You can roam three ballrooms and dance to a variety of music including The Edge, Patti & The Hitmen and The Original Oldies Show. Dinner and overnight packages available; all packages include open bar. 7750 Carondelet Ave, St. Louis, 314-726-5400.

JJ's New Year's Eve Bash: Balloon drop and Champagne toast at midnight plus secret surprises. No cover. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. JJ's Clubhouse, 3858 Market at Vandeventer, St. Louis, 314-535-4100.

Mississippi Nights Annual New Year's Party: Live music to open the show, performances by Noize City Ent., MC Tatum Polk and DJ Silver. $60 includes all premium drinks. Upscale attire, discounted room rates at the Radisson starting at $125 and shuttle service to and from party. Mississippi Nights, 914 N 1st on Laclede's Landing, 314-680-3315.

M.P. O'Reilly's Ladies Night New Year's Eve: Ladies receive $2 wells, wine and domestics and $2 Smirnoff Vodka Drinks. Champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Sat., Dec. 31, $10/advance, $15/door. M.P. O'Reilly's, 5627 Manchester, St. Louis, 314-781-4487.

Nadine's New Year's Pajama Party: Karaoke, door prizes, dinner specials and a Champagne toast at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover. Nadine's Gin Joint and Cafe, 1921 S 12th, St. Louis, 314-436-3045.

New Year's Eve at Cafe Eau: Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, party favors and Champagne toast at midnight; with live music by My Friend Mike. Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m. - 1 a.m., $40/person. Cafe Eau, Chase Park Plaza (212 N Kingshighway), St. Louis, 314-633-6868.

New Year's Eve with Dr. Zhivegas: Draft beer, rail drinks, party favors and Champagne at midnight included. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $47.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar, St. Louis, 314-421-4400.

Saddle Ridge New Year's Eve Party: Music, Champagne toast and midnight and buffet from midnight to 1 a.m. Sat., Dec. 31, $20/person, $35/couple. Saddle Ridge, 910 Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 314-523-1307.

Sub Zero New Year's Eve: Free Smirnoff Vodka, infusions, Champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Sat., Dec. 31, $50/person. Sub Zero, 308 N Euclid, St. Louis, 314-367-1200.

Syberg's New Year's Eve: Open bar from 7 p.m. - 1 a.m., prime rib and shrimp scampi dinner with dessert from 7:30-9 p.m.; live music by Glorious Blue and Wyld Stallions; Champagne at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, $65/person. Syberg's Westport, 2430 Old Dorsett, St. Louis, 314-785-0481.

That One New Year's Eve Party: Open bar, appetizer buffet and live music by Green Eggs and Ham; party favors and Champagne at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m., $60/person. That One Place Bar & Grill, 1005 Majestic Drive, Fenton, 636-861-1902.

Trainwreck New Year's Eve: Fireworks at 6 p.m. followed by live music from Shrinking Violets from 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Sat., Dec. 31, $10/person. Trainwreck Saloon at Westport, 314 Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 314-434-7222.

Trainwreck New Year's Eve: Live music by the Alvin Jett and the Phat Noiz Blues Band from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. Sat., Dec. 31, $5/person. Trainwreck on the Landing, 701 N 1st, St. Louis, 314-436-1006.

Hotels & Casinos A Tribute to Rod Stewart at Club Sevens: Rob Caudill pays tribute to Rod Stewart in a celebration complete with party favors and a midnight Champagne toast included. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $20; 11 p.m. show, $30. Casino Queen, 200 S Front, East St. Louis, Illinois, 1-800-777-0777, www.casinoqueen.com.

Ameristar New Year's Eve Celebration: Free party favors, Champagne specials, balloon drop at midnight and live music from 6 p.m.-1 a.m., Sat., Dec. 31, no cover. Call 800-325-7777 for more info. Ameristar Casino/Cabaret, St. Charles Landing, St. Charles, 636-940-4300.

Chase Park Plaza Starlight Roof New Year's Eve: Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, dinner service with wine and music by Motown Review, all on the Starlight Roof. Sat., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. - 1 a.m., $160/person, call 314-4633-6868 for reservations. Chase Park Plaza, 212 N Kingshighway, St. Louis.

Harrah's New Year's Eve Party: Enter the VooDoo Cafe & Lounge and enjoy live music by Paint the Earth, free party favors and balloon drop at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. $20. Harrah's Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, St. Louis, 314-770-8186.

Holiday Inn New Year's Eve Bash: Dinner and drinks, party favors and live entertainment by Rhythm Rockers and Planet Boogie. Sat., Dec. 31, Rates (including a room) begin at $279/couple. Holiday Inn Viking, Watson and Lindbergh, St. Louis, 314-821-6600.

Millennium Hotel New Year's Eve Party: Package includes tickets to a ballroom party featuring the Well Hungarians, overnight accommodation, complimentary parking, breakfast for two and admission to a three-course dinner, open bar and midnight Champagne toast. $299/couple. Millennium Hotel, 200 S 4th Street, 314-241-9500 for reservations.

New Year's Eve at Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel: Package includes entry into Jacques Sports Bar, live music with Classic (9 p.m. - 1 a.m.), Champagne toast at midnight, overnight accommodation and breakfast. Sat., Dec. 31, $165/couple, 314-613-6490. Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel, 400 S 14th, St. Louis.

New Year's Eve at Hyatt Regency: Several overnight packages to choose from, all of which include the Ballroom Celebration, with live music (Joe Dirt and the Dirty Boys), big screen TV showcase, cash food sales and Champagne toast at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, $83-$390, call 314-231-1234 for party only tickets. Hyatt Regency Hotel, St. Louis Union Station, St. Louis, 314-231-1234.

New Year's Eve Celebration Package: Wild Country dance club will provide the party and music, we provide the room and shuttle service. Sat., Dec. 31, $125/couple. Holiday Inn, Collinsville, 1000 Eastport Plaza, Collinsville, Illinois, 1-800-551-5133.

Non-Stop New Year's Eve at Adam's Mark: Several overnight packages to choose from and live music from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. by the Smash Band and Dave Glover. $250/couple includes open bar until midnight, call 314-342-4688 for reservations. Sat., Dec. 31. Adam's Mark Hotel, 4th & Chestnut, St. Louis, 314-241-7400.

Party With a Purpose: Benefit party for Opportunities Industrialization Center includes live DJ, dinner for two, Champagne toast at midnight, live concert at 10 p.m., overnight accommodations and New Year's Day brunch for two; formal attire required for party. Sat., Dec. 31, $100/person (for concert and dinner only), $275/couple, call 314-383-3890 for reservations. Airport Marriott, I-70 at Lambert Airport, St. Louis, 314-423-9700.

Radisson Hotel Clayton New Year's Eve Packages: Three different packages, ranging from drinks and entertainment to open bar, steak and lobster dinner and overnight stay, with live music in three ballrooms. Sat. Dec. 31, $29.95-$139.95/person, call for reservations. Radisson Hotel, 7750 Carondelet, Clayton, 314-726-5400.

Ramada Inn New Year's Eve: Cocktails, dinner for two, dancing, comedy by Jimmy Pardo at the Funny Bone Comedy Club, hotel accommodations and a continental breakfast. Sat., Dec. 31, $199/couple. Ramada Inn Fairview Heights, 4900 N Illinois, Fairview Heights, Illinois, 618-632-4747.

Westin St. Louis New Year's Eve Package: Overnight packages include five-course menu paired with wine in the Clark Street Grill; individual meal packages and overnight packages also available. Sat. Dec. 31, $75-$179, call 314-552-5802 for reservations. Westin St. Louis, 811 Spruce, St. Louis.

Events Demolition Ball New Year's Eve: Book a group of 10 or more people to play Demolition Ball, a combination of hockey, football, polo and basketball — in bumper cars; full bar and catering available. Sat., Dec. 31, call for price quote or reservations. Demolition Ball, 1860 Scherer Parkway, St. Charles, 636-940-7700, www.demolitionball.com.

Extreme Pizza Bowl: Two hours of bowling on one lane, large one-topping pizza, pitcher of soda and shoe rental for up to six people; reservations recommended. Sat., Dec. 31, 4 p.m. - midnight, $44.95. AMF Strike & Spare Lanes, 1309 N Lindbergh, St. Louis, 314-432-5757.

First Night St. Louis: Celebrate 2005 and welcome 2006 at this arts-centered, non-alcoholic, family-friendly year-ending party. The hub is at the intersection of Grand and Lindell; the night features live music, plays, projected art, neon glove performances, a parade and dozens of other activities. Sat., Dec. 31, 6 p.m., $5 for ages 6 and up. Call 314-289-8121 for more info or visit www.firstnightstl.org.

New Year's Day Big Games: More than 300 paintball warriors participate in this annual competition. Sun., Jan. 1, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., $15-$20. Wacky Warriors, 5023 Brook, Imperial, 636-296-8198.

New Year's Eve at Concord Lanes: Bowl up to six on a lane until 12:30 a.m., with snacks and soda included or BYO snacks; Champagne at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m., $75/lane (shoe rental not included), call for reservations. Concord Lanes, 11801 Tesson Ferry, St. Louis, 314-843-9200.

New Year's Eve Dance: Dinner Catered by Lukasek, DJ, Champagne at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $30/person, call 314-644-1519 for info. St. James the Greater Church, 1360 Tamm, St. Louis, 314-952-4664.

New Year's Eve Dance: The Metro East Social Singles sponsor this event with attendance prizes, a pot of gold, beer, soda and Champagne is available. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $15/person. Elk's Lodge 1481, S Illinois, Rts 15 and 159, 618-939-7417.

New Year's Eve Dollar Bowl: Only $1 per game and $1 for shoe rental all day; bar open in the evening. Sat., Dec. 31, noon - 1 a.m. AMF Western Lanes, 4041 Bingham, St. Louis.

New Year's Eve with Buzz Sutherland: The 10 p.m. show includes party favors, Champagne toast at midnight with breakfast buffet. Sat., Dec. 31, with performances at 5:30, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $15-$55/per person. Hotel package includes show plus a room at the Sheraton Tower, $190 general admission; $210 VIP. Funny Bone Comedy Club, Westport Plaza, I-270 & Page, St. Louis, 314-469-6692, www.funnyboneusa.com.

New Year's Eve with Jimmy Pardo: The 10 p.m. show includes party favors, Champagne toast at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, with performances at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $15-$27/per person; hotel package is available. Funny Bone Comedy Club, 6900 N Illinois, Fairview Heights, Illinois, 618-628-4242.

RailCruise America New Year's Eve Excursion: The New Year's Champagne Exclusive Tour includes a four-hour trip in a tastefully restored train with hors d'oeuvres, beef or lobster dinner, live music by the Soulard Blues Band and Champagne. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $245-$1900, call 314-231-9500 for reservations or visit www.railcruiseamerica.com. St. Louis Union Station, 20th & Market, St. Louis, 314-421-6655, www.stlouisunionstation.com.

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra: Charlie Chaplin's City Lights. Sat., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. Powell Symphony Hall, 718 N Grand, St. Louis Call 314-534-1700 for ticket information or access www.slso.org.

Westport Plaza New Year's Eve: Fireworks display at 6 p.m., with free carriage rides from 6-9 p.m. Sat., Dec. 31. West Port Plaza, I-270 & Page, St. Louis, 314-576-2727.

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