New Year’s Eve in the Brazos Valley offers lots of choices for music, dancing, and toasting the old year out. Reservations are recommended or required in most cases, so verify information before you go and reserve your place for fun on New Year’s Eve 2011. Here are just a few of the celebrations around the Brazos Valley.
New Year’s Dance and Celebration at Sons of Hermann Lodge in Downtown Bryan – Music by Cross Country band starts at 8:00 p.m. at the Sons of Hermann Lodge in Bryan, Texas. Black-eyed peas and cornbread at midnight. Reservations requested so they can be sure they’ve got enough food to go around! $12/person
Ballroom dancing at Luigi’s Patio Ristorante – Susan’s Ballroom Dance is organizing a dancing New Year’s Eve celebration at Luigi’s Patio Ristorante in College Station, Texas. Dining at 7:30 p.m. and dancing ‘til 2012. Reservations required with Luigi’s Restaurant.
New Year’s Eve at the Village Café in Downtown Bryan – Take a quick salsa lesson at 10:00 p.m., then just before midnight the Village Café in Bryan, Texas, will dim its lights and count down the old year. Champagne toast at midnight. Dancing, or just listening, to themed music from classics to lesser-known surprises. Please make reservations. $5/person
Bobby Flores at Western Club Bar and Grill in Navasota, Texas – Dance starts at 8:00 p.m., and cover charge includes champagne toast at midnight with breakfast to follow. $25/person.
Texas Twisters at Grimes County Fairgrounds Arena – Starting at 8:00 p.m., the Texas Twisters will play for a New Year’s Eve event at the Grimes County Fairgrounds just outside Navasota, Texas. $15/person
1980s-themed New Year’s Eve Celebration at Messina Hof Winery Wine Bar (not the main restaurant) – Karaoke, wine, food, and champagne toast at midnight. Celebration starts at 8:30 p.m. $30/person
James Bond 007 New Year’s Eve at Messina Hof Winery Vintage House Restaurant(the main restaurant) – Wine, dancing, dessert bar, and champagne toast at midnight. Celebration starts at 8:30 p.m. $50‑$90/person
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Messina Hof Winery Vintage House Restaurant – Three-course menu with each course accompanied by recommended wine, so arrange for a taxi! Served at 6:00 p.m. $70/person