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Ring in the New Year Downtown

Happy New Year from DLA!

Businesses across downtown are going out of 2012 with a bang. Make plans to celebrate the end of the year and ring in 2013 with live music, balls, dancing and family fun. Here is a complete list of celebratory events happening downtown.

Have fun on New Year’s Eve and be sure to be safe. Make sure you have a designated drive, a reservation at one the downtown hotels or call a cab!

Lincoln Taxi Services

Capital Cab
320 W P St
(402)477-6074

Yellow Cab
320 W P St
(402)477-4111

Happy Cab
1520 Pioneers Blvd
(402)421-2221

New Year’s Eve Buffet at Brix & Stone
When: December 31, 2012, 4:30pm - 10:30pm
What: Celebrate the new year with Brix & Stone Gastropub: serving prime rib and crab leg buffet from 4:30 until 10:30 pm.
And that’s not all….
Champagne chicken, shrimp, herbed wild salmon, fettuccine alfredo, asparagus augratin, green bean almondine, garlic mashers, salads, sunflower wheat bread, assorted desserts and much, much more!
Reservations required. Space is limited—make yours today!
Where: Brix & Stone | 8th and Q
How much: $29.95 per person
More info: call 402-438-0190

Murder Mystery at the Grand Manse
When: December 31, 2012, 4:30pm - 7:45pm
What: Cocktail hour begins at 4:30, clues for the murder mystery will start at 5:00 followed by serious murder solving over dinner at 5:30. Stay around for the evening and enjoy the New Years party! Cost for the murder mystery is $65 and if you wish to purchase tickets for both events the cost is $95 (A $10 discount from purchasing both tickets separately).
Call (402) 476-4560 for ticket information or purchase online at: http://www.grandmanse.com
Where: Grand Manse | 10th and P
How much: $65 murder mystery | $95 murder mystery + Ring in 2013 party (see below)
More info: http://grandmanse.com/index.php/upcoming-events/celebrate-2012-glitter-at-grandmanse

Ring in 2013! at the Grand Manse
When: December 31, 2012, 8:00pm - 1:00am
What: Celebrate in the beautiful Jasmine Room with legendary band “Blackwater” beginning at 8:30, enjoy appetizers, cocktails, photo booth, cash bar and complementary champagne toast at midnight!
Call (402) 476-4560 for ticket information or purchase online atwww.grandmanse.com
Where: Grand Manse | 10th and P
How much: $40 | $95 when paired with murder mystery (see above)
More info: http://grandmanse.com/index.php/upcoming-events/celebrate-2012-glitter-at-grandmanse

Make Believe Midnight at the Lincoln Children’s Museum
When: December 31, 2012, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
What: Make Believe Midnight is Lincoln’s largest family friendly New Year’s Eve event! This event gives families the chance to celebrate the New Year and still make it home before bedtime. Guests will be treated to numerous activities and the opportunity to play on all three floors. At 8 p.m., party goers will hear a special greeting from Father Time before the ball drops and we celebrate a new year with a balloon drop through
all three floors.
Where: Lincoln Children’s Museum | 14th and P
How much: Advanced tickets required. $7 museum members | $12 non-members
More info: http://www.lincolnchildrensmuseum.org/events/seasonal.html

New Year’s Eve at Embassy Suites with Groove Puppet
When: December 31, 2012, 7:00pm - 1:00am
What: Groove Puppet live; balloon drop at midnight; cash bar. Overnight packages available including party passes, special favors, complimentary champagne and managers complimentary reception.
Where: Embassy Suites | 10th and P
How much: One Night Stay and Tickets for 2: Rate of $219.00/night - Monday night only
Two Night Stay and Tickets for 2: Rate of $159.00/night
More info: https://www.facebook.com/embassysuiteslincoln?fref=ts

New Year’s Eve Bash with The Wheezetones & Soul Dawg at the Pershing Center
When: December 31, 2012, 7:00pm
What:  WOW 105.3 FM presents “New Year’s Eve Bash” with The Wheezetones and Soul Dawg
Join us New Year’s Eve with the area’s top two cover bands. Must be 19 years of age
Where: Pershing Center | Centennial Mall and N St
How much: On Sale Now! $25 each at reserved tables of eight (reserved tables sell for $200 – includes all eight seats and two bottles of champagne) All tables on the floor are reserved. $18 general admission / in the seating bowl.
More info: http://www.pershingcenter.com/events/index.html?monthyear=122012, Click the link below to watch the two bands perform at Celebrate Lincoln 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f8JqdqZ-_k

New Year’s Masquerade Ball at the Bourbon
When: December 31, 2012, doors open at 8:00pm
What: Masquerade party and live music with Kris Lager Band, Sophitafunk, Eastwood Pants, Large Mouth and more
Where: Bourbon Theatre | 14th and O
How much: $6
More info: http://bourbontheatre.com/2012/12/05/new-years-masquerade-ball/

NYE bash with On the Fritz
When: December 31, 2012, 9:00pm - 1:00am
What: Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the downtown Holiday Inn in the Lincoln Ballroom. Hotel package for includes: one sleeping room, complimentary parking for one vehicle, complimentary champagne toast, party favors and two tickets to the band. Call 402-475-4011 to book.
Where: Holiday Inn | 9th and P
How much: $199 hotel package | additional dance tickets may be purchased for $25/person at the door
More info: https://www.facebook.com/olidayInnDowntownLincoln?ref=ts&fref=ts


New Year’s Eve Party with The Raw Nerve Band at the DelRay Ballroom
When: December 31, 2012, 9:00pm
What: Celebrate the new year at The DelRay Ballroom with late night hor d’oeuvres, party favors, champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight! Offering a special deal with the new Courtyard by Marriott—room package for $199.00 includes one night stay on New Year’s Eve and admission for two.
Reservations required. Call 402-435-3344.
Where: DelRay Ballroom |8th and R
How much: $30 per person or $199 hotel package
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/354969997932736/ , http://thedelray.com/news-articles/2012/11/19/new-years-eve-celebration


KFRX’s 90’s at Night New Year’s Eve at Red9
When: December 31, 2012, door open at 7:00pm
What: Party with the KFRX crew and Flannel Channel! A limited number of VIP table with reserve seating and bottle service will be available also. Please contact Red9 reservations! 
Where: Red9 | 9th and M
How much: $10 general admission | VIP reserve tables $240-$260
More info: http://www.red9live.com/stage9_weekend/view?eid=1751584

New Year’s Eve with the Tijuana Gigolos at ZOO Bar
When: December 31, 2012, 5:00pm-8:00pm
What: Live music and a New Year’s Eve Party with Tijuana Gigolos
Where: The Zoo Bar | 14th and P
How much: $10 adv., $15 dos
More info: http://zoobar.com/calendar

New Year’s Eve at Duffy’s Tavern
When: December 31, 2012
What: NYE at Duffy’s with live music from Universe Contest, Time Hammer, Life in Prism and Ol’ Moanin Corpse.
Where: Duffy’s Tavern | 14th and O
How much: $5/person
More info: http://duffyslincoln.com/2012/09/universe-contest-3/

New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at Brother’s Bar & Grill
When: December 31, 2012
What: Celebrate New Year’s with Brothers. Party favors, leis, noise makers and more. Champagne toast at midnight.
Where: Brother’s Bar & Grill | 14th and O
How much: Cover charge
More info: https://www.facebook.com/brothersbarandgrillLincoln?ref=stream

New Year’s Eve with the Emmett Bower Band at Single Barrel
When: December 31, 2012
What: Helps bring in the New Year at The Single Barrel with The Emmett Bower Band! Based in Lincoln, NE, The Emmett Bower Band’s multi-instrumentalist members make this modern Alternative Country act a cut above the rest. Whether it’s covering country classics from Alabama, emulating that “red dirt” vibe of Cross Canadian Ragweed, or taking you to the island with Jimmy Buffett (or perhaps even Sublime), The Emmett Bower Band is just as at home playing crowd favorites as they are doing originals. See and hear it for yourself New Year’s Eve, down at The Single Barrel! A special menu 3 course meal prepared by Chef Brandon Harpster with limited seating throughout the night. Free champagne toast and VIP tables with bottle service available. For info and reservations call 402-904-4631.
Where: Single Barrel | 10th and P
How much: TBA
More info: http://www.thesinglebarrel.com/2012/08/the-emmett-bower-band-11312/

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