Six ways to ring in the New Year



Whether you want to dress up and party or just want to kick back and relax with your partner or a group of friends, there are several 21-plus events happening across the Granite State to choose from to ring in the New Year. Here are six events happening way after the kids go to bed we think you will enjoy.

Dinner and dancing

Get ready to dance the night away. Murphy’s Taproom’s New Year’s Eve party will feature live music by Last Kid Picked, a dinner buffet, dancing and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets: $80.
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Murphy’s Taproom & Carriage House
Bedford
603-488-5975
www.murphystaproom.com


Go country     

Cask & Vine is marking the end of its sixth year with a special menu, stories and laughs. This year’s theme is “I Love This Bar” — wear your best cowboy/cowgirl boots, jeans and hats for a laid-back country evening.
Cost: Non-refundable $50 deposit applied to your bill.
5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Cask & Vine
Derry
603-965-3454
www.caskandvine.com


Be part of the show     

The Dueling Pianos of NH are putting on a fun, interactive dueling piano show at Hobbs Tavern and Brewing Co. Ticket price includes admission to the show, three-course meal and champagne toast. Tickets: $50. 7 to 10 p.m.

Hobbs Tavern and Brewing
West Ossipee
603- 539-2000
www.hobbstavern.com


End the year with a laugh      

The 10th annual Live Free or Die Laughing New Year’s Eve event is sure to make you laugh, and help end the year on a happy note. The headliner is Jimmy Dunn of “The McCarthy’s” fame, also Mike Whitman and Abhishek Shah. Choose from the early show (8:30 p.m.) or the late show (10:30 p.m.), which will include a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets: $28-$38.

Sheraton Harborside Hotel
Portsmouth
www.livefreeordielaughing.com


Have a (masquerade) ball      

If you are in the mood for a little mystery, head to the Grappone Center for a New Year’s Eve masquerade ball. Evening includes cash bar, farm-to-table dinner and dessert and music by the Club Soda Band. Bring your own or pick up a complimentary mask at the door. Tickets start at $75.  7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Grappone Conference Center
Concord
603-225-0303


Romance by the fire     

Sugar Hill Inn wants you to ring in the New Year in comfortable country inn style. Enjoy special fireside dining and a special menu. The celebration includes a New Year’s Eve welcome party with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, four-course dinner, midnight champagne toast and live music. Tickets: $138.

Sugar Hill Inn
Sugar Hill; 1-800-548-4748
www.sugarhillinn.com

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