In the Spotlight for Dec. 30
December 29, 2011
New Year’s Eve party with music by The Bootleggers, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight, 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, 782-9693.
Live music by Scot Marshal, guitarist Tynan Phillips, Graham Marshall on violin and Matt McClintock on drums. Dancing in the main dining room at 8:30 p.m. Drink specials all night. Party hats, horns and complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Information, 783-3211.
Carson Valley Inn
Vegas Road Show perform a variety of entertainment styles including classic rock, 50s, 60s, 70s, country, smooth jazz and pop today and Saturday in the Carson Valley Inn’s Cabaret Lounge. Free champagne toast at midnight Saturday. Information, 783-6606, or cvinn.com.
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Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor, hosts its annual Unplugged New Year’s Eve Party. At 9 p.m. the power is turned off, and the old chandeliers and candles are lit for an old-fashioned party to ring in the new year. Complimentary champage toast at midnight and party favors. Information, 782-3870.
High Sierra Fellowship
New Year’s Eve dinner and movie presentation of “Courageous.” Dinner; 5:30 p.m. and movie 6:15 p.m. High Sierra Fellowship is at 1701 Lucerne Street, Minden. Information, 782-7486.
New Year’s Eve comedy and music featuring Kat Simmons, Big Bad Wolf, Dave Mencarelli and Rick D’Elia 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Saturday. $10 in advance, $15 at the door, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-2215
Lucky Diamond and the Gents o’ Jive, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Saturday. The Roaring ’20s celebration includes a balloon drop at midnight, 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
Tahoe Ridge Winery
Tahoe Ridge Winery, Marketplace & Bistro, 1644 Highway 395, Minden, hosts three parties to celebrate New Year’s Eve. The first party is at 9 p.m. for Eastern Time, the second party at 10 p.m. for Central Time and at midnight. Champagne served at midnight, with party favors and dancing all night. Buffet dinner served 8-10:30 p.m. Make required reservations at 783-1566, ext. 104.
Unusual Suspects plays 7 p.m. Saturday at the Topaz Lodge, 1979 Highway 395 South, Gardnerville. New Year’s Eve banquet, 5-10 p.m. Information, (800) 962-0732 or topazlodge.com