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Some local spots to ring in 2013 on a high note
Sure, New Year's Eve is on a Monday this year. But the good news is most of us won't have to work on Tuesday, so hangovers and/or lack of sleep shouldn't reduce workforce production too much. So, for you revelers who want to stay close to home, here is a listing of local New Year's Eve parties as submitted to our SemoEvents calendar.
Reveal 2013 New Year's Eve masquerade ball
The United Way puts on this fundraiser event on New Year's Eve, with music by Mid-Life Crisis and Lawdogg. Raffles, prizes, auctions, cash bar, hors d'oeurves, complimentary Champagne toast and more included with ticket.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: The Venue Event Center, Cape Girardeau
More info: 334-9634 or unitedwayofsemo.org.
St. Jude New Year's benefit
The third-annual benefit for St. Jude Children's Hospital features catering by 20-Chefs Catering, raffles, live and silent auctions, photo booth and other activities. Live music by Big Ticket starting at 9 p.m. Organizers also have arranged for rooms at Auburn Place hotel and will provide free transportation.
When: 5 p.m.
Where: A.C. Brase Arena Building, Cape Girardeau
3rd-Annual Mixing 10's Rockin' New Year's Eve
Human Zoo provides the entertainment for this downtown party, with a free champagne toast at midnight, party favors, snacks and "red carpet" photos by a professional photographer. Call to reserve a table.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mixing 10, Cape Girardeau
Info: 573-200-0608 or mixing10.com.
New Year's Eve community gathering
Not your typical New Year's Eve party. Grace United Methodist Church hosts this alcohol-free gathering meant to foster friendships and family fun.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Grace United Methodist Church, Cape Girardeau
Info: 334-1321 or capegrace.org
New Year's Eve party
One of the area's newest wineries, Steele Crest in Jackson, is hosting a buffet dinner party. Includes one bottle of wine and one bottle of champagne, snacks and party favors. Live entertainment by Derek Teague and the Red Goat Band.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Steele Crest Winery, Jackson
New Year's Eve party with Reminisce
The Jackson American Legion hall hosts a food-and-music party to ring in the new year, with the band Reminisce performing starting at 8 p.m.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: American Legion Hall, Jackson
New Year's Eve party at Frisco's
D.J. Sean provides the music for this private event with limited seating. After the ball drops, a "country" breakfast will be served, with sparkling wine.
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Frisco's, Chaffee, Mo.
Big New Year's bash
Schock's Pub in the Illmo section of Scott City hosts its Big Bash, with live music by the band Paragon.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Schock's Pub, Scott City
Info: 573-587-1404, Schock's Pub on Facebook
Other live music:
Mouth, 9 p.m., Buckner Brewing Co.
Superjam, 8 p.m., Lone Wolf bar in Isle Casino Cape Girardeau
Mike Renick Band, 9:30 p.m., Rude Dog Pub