Several New Year’s Eve parties are set for this weekend in our area. Staying close to home and keeping your entertainment dollar local can make for a fun and safe celebration. The Grass Valley downtown Association is hosting the Swinging Blues New Years Eve dance party at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Grass Valley, featuring Rick Estrim and the Nightcast with the Jamal Walker Band. You can ring in the New Year at the Miner’s Foundry with Buck love and Humperheads. Kat Kress, event coordinator for the Miner’s Foundry has a rundown of the festivities.
“We are having a great party at the Miner’s Foundry for New Year’s Eve. We are having the Bob Woods Trio and Buck Love and the Humperheads. Doors open at 8:00, the show starts at 9:00. There’s going to be food and a full bar and every ticket price includes a complimentary glass of champaign.”
The Holiday Inn Express in Grass Valley is hosting the Italian Cultural Foundation the folks that bring the Italian fest in summer is offer a traditional Italian dinner themed New Year’s Eve party with retroactive California rock and blues band and champagne at midnight call 274-3301 for reservations. At the end of the night you can stay at the hotel while rooms last at a special rate for party goers. For those revelers who need to get home, keep in mind tipsy tow through Triple A is offering a free ride home for you and your car at 800-AAA-HELP for members and non-member too.