New Year's Eve offers dancing, mysteries, music

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

This New Year's Eve has something for just about anyone in Cape Girardeau and Jackson who wants to welcome 2004.

Some local businesses and organizations are offering celebrants a chance to dance, eat and even solve a mystery.

As usual, many downtown Cape Girardeau venues are featuring live bands, including:

Our House Nightclub -- In Review

Rude Dog Pub -- Funky Donkey Cheese

Broussard's -- Bob Camp and Friends, Sikes N Hooker and Catatonic

River City Yacht Club -- Mid-Life Crisis

Phat Cat -- King Kenny Mo

Several Christian groups are also hosting parties:

Triple 777 Dance Club is hosting a "New Year's Eve Bash" at the Space Walk Building on Highway 177, about a mile north of Cape Girardeau. Performers include the Thieret Twins, Iona Baptist and Fo Christ.

The Christian Wrestling Federation is throwing a "New Year's Eve Bash" at Christian Faith Fellowship between Cape Girardeau and Gordonville at 4350 Route K. Doors open at 7 p.m.

CrossRoads Fellowship is holding a celebration beginning at 6 p.m. at the Stables, at Missouri and Main in Jackson.

Other area events include:

Celebrity Celebrations Dinner Theatre -- Take part in a murder mystery and enjoy a fine dinner at Delmonico's Restaurant in Jackson at 7 p.m. For reservations, call 243-9299 or 243-1450.

New Year's Eve murder mystery -- Solve the crime at the 8:30 p.m. event at the St. Louis Iron Mountain Railway in Jackson.

Visions of Pride -- The Cape Girardeau lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community center will host a New Year's Eve party at 9 p.m. at 30 N. Pacific.

Parents Without Partners Singles New Year's Eve Dance -- Glide around the American Legion Hall's dance floor in Jackson from 8 p.m. to midnight.

New Year's Eve Dance -- Eat, dance and be merry at Drury Lodge beginning at 8 p.m. Guests can enjoy music by a live DJ and the hot hors d'oeuvre buffet and cash bar.

For wannabe pop stars, karaoke will be at the Camp Family Restaurant, Show-Me's and Brother's Lounge.

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