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December 28, 2006

Live music, play among New Year's Eve offerings



By Debby Woodin

dwoodin@joplinglobe.com

There are plenty of places offering dinner and parties for celebrants to ring in the new year.

* Three packages are offered by Holiday Inn, 3615 Range Line Road.

A night that begins with an hors d’ouerves reception at 6:30 p.m. and includes dinner, a night of entertainment starting at 9:30 p.m. by Coupe Deville, champagne toast at midnight, a room at the hotel and breakfast on New Year’s Day is $150 per couple.

The reception, dinner, the entertainment and champagne toast is $75 per couple.

The evening of entertainment and champagne toast is $25 per couple.

The restaurant at the hotel will offer regular menu service on New Year’s Day.

Reservations: 782-1000.

* Andrew’s Restaurant in the Ramada Inn at 3320 Range Line Road will offer a party followed by breakfast.

Clint Harrison will open the evening followed by Max Brown and his band from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. There will be champagne and party favors at midnight. A breakfast buffet will be served from 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Tickets are $20 and are available at the restaurant.

The restaurant and lounge will be closed New Year’s Day.

* The Kitchen Pass, 1212 S. Main St., will serve dinner from its regular menu on New Year’s Eve and is taking reservations for seating. Champagne and party favors will be available in the bar.

Walking on Einstein will perform in the Bypass with party favors and champagne available at $20 a person. The Bypass will take reservations for tables of four or more people. Reservations: 624-9095.

* Wilder’s, 1216 S. Main St. will serve a special menu of four-course meals for dinner on New Year’s Eve. There will be about a dozen options.

Reservations: 623-7230.

* Club 609 will offer open seating for dinner beginning at 5 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. At 8 p.m., festivities begin with a deejay playing music, dancing, an open menu, party favors plus champagne at midnight. The cost for the party is $20 per person or $30 per couple in advance. Reservations: 623-6090.

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