Tuesday, December 27, 2011
New Years Eve Wilmington, NC
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. The pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. ~Bill Vaughan
Cheers to a new year and another chance to get it right. ~Oprah Winfrey
May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions. ~Joey Adams
Our favorite City Stage production is The Full Monty, this year being performed on the Main Stage at Thalian Hall at 8 p.m. Decmeber 31st. This New Year's Eve Gala includes show, drinks and food. Tickets are $75 per person.
Or you can bring in the New Year on a cruise. The Henrietta Riverboat will be celebrating with entertainment, dancing, hors d'oeuvers, party favors and champagne. Tickets are $85 per person. www.cfrboats.com
If you want to spend some time at the beach, Carolina Beach will be dropping the giant lighted beach ball at midnight followed by a spectacular fireworks display. This free event features a DJ and dancing with refreshments and party favors. The party begins at 9 p.m. on the Boardwalk. www.islandoflights.org/newyears.html
How's about a concert for the evening. Keller Williams, from Fredericksburg, VA, will be in concert at the new venue Brooklyn Arts Center. Williams music combines elements of bluegrass, folk, alternative rock, reggae, jazz, funk and other assorted genres. For this New Year's Eve show expect some of his 'one-man jam-band' act plus appearances with Keller & the Keels and Kdublicious. www.brooklynartsnc.com $50.
For a delightful dinner try "Midnight in Paris" at Le Catalan French Cafe and Wine Bar on the Riverwalk. A three course meal and a glass of Bubble for $49.90 per person begins at 5:30. Reservations 910-815-0200.
"Give thanks for what you are now and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow." ~Fernanda Miramontes-Landeros
HAPPY NEW YEAR Everyone from your friends at C. W. Worth House Bed and Breakfast.