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Out and About on New Year’s Eve

We know that there are a ton of options when it comes to ringing in the New Year.  Whether you want to dance the night away, hit the town with the family or have a romantic meal we have got you covered. Here are a few of our favorite things going on in Sacramento CA on NYE.  
Party Time! Excellent!
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Put on your dancing shoes and get your hair pomped high, The Hideaway is throwing a Swingin’ New Years Eve Party!  Expect to hear the best in Big Band, Swing and Ragtime throughout the night.  Plus $3 dollar drinks for those that are dressed up! No cover, party starts at 9. The Hideaway is located at 2565 Frankin Blvd. in Sacramento CA.
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Here at TUBE. we are all a little in love with DJ Larry.  If you have ever been to soul night you understand why.  Now put DJ Larry, MC Ham and DJ Wokstar all inside of the Fox and Goose and you are in for a real treat.  Expect a booty shaking, soul kicking, foot stomping, disco clapping night full of smoke, lasers and even party favors.  Party starts at 9 and cost $10.  Fox and Goose is located at 1001 R Street in Sacramento CA.
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TBD Fest’s throwing a massive New Year’s Block Party located at 20th and K Streets will feature A-Track, Sister Crayon, Gigamesh, Oliver and plus many more.  Keep an eye out for our pal Matt Brown and his Holy Cube!  Tickets start at $35.  Party begins at 6pm. For details visit TBDNYE.com
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Our favorite Indie Rock Dance Party of all time, Lipstick, will be taking place at Old Ironsides.  Shaun Slaughter, Rodger Carpio and Adam Jay will be spinning all of your dance party favorites plus the Sunmonks will be performing live.  $8 in advance, $10 at the door.  Party starts at 9pm.  Old Ironsides is located at 1901 10th Street.
Ngaio, Keith and Johnny.  Photo Jay Siren.

Ngaio, Keith and Johnny. Photo Jay Siren.

Want to laugh?  Catch some of our favorite local comedians at the Punchline this New Year’s Eve for “Last Laughs 2014”.  Ngaio Bealum, Johnny Taylor and Keith Lowell Jensen along with a long list of others will give you a serious giggle.  There is an early (7:30 pm) and late (10 pm) show along with a champagne toast and DJ dancing.  Tickets start at $25.40.  For more information visit www.punchlinesac.com

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Love Fool will be bringing in the New Year with a live performance of musical hits from the 80’s, 90’s, 00’s and today. Show is at Harlows, cost $20 and starts at 10pm.  Harlows is located at 2708 J Street in Sacramento CA.
Bring Out The Kiddies!
Photo Melissa Uroff

Photo Melissa Uroff

The 15th Annual New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular held in Old Sacramento will be an evening for the whole family to enjoy with live music performances, food and drink vendors, games and choreographed light shows. Be sure to arrive early to catch one of the two firework shows at 9 and midnight.  Festivities start at 6 and it is free.  Check it out at www.nyesacramento.com.
The Crocker Art Museum is having a festival of global cultural experiences surrounding the current exhibition of Latino artists from around the world. The museum will be open for free from 10 am – 2p along with a count down to noonwww.crockerartmuseum.org
Get dizzy with New Year’s Eve All Night Skate at Foothill Skate Inn. Skate all night with family and friends in a friendly and safe environment. There will be games, prizes and a balloon drop at midnight.  Starts at 7pm and cost $25.
EAT!
Revolution Wines.
Make New Year’s Eve a romantic evening with a loved one or a nice dinner night with a friend by indulging in a two course dinner and carefully selected wine pairings. Seating is limited and RSVP’s and pre-pay is required.  Limited seating at 5:30pm and 8pm, $85 admission RSVP/pre-paid required.
Sacramento River Train – West Sacramento.
Ride into the New Year with dinner, music, and a midnight champagne. Dance on the bouncing train, or kick back and roll down the old Garden Highway. The train will return shortly after the midnight champagne toast.  Train leaves at 8:45 pm and cost $25-$100 depending on meal choice.
Whatever you end up doing make sure to keep it safe.  DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE!  
Tipsy Tow offered by AAA: You don’t have to be a AAA member, from 6pm-6am on New Year’s Eve/Day they will take your drunk self and your car home for FREE.
Save this number… 1-800-222-4357
Suggestions from Lea Bradley King, Alejandro Montaño, Melissa Uroff
Words Katta Hules and Melissa Uroff
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