NEW YEAR'S EVE EVENTS
AROUND VENTURA COUNTY
By Shane Cohn and Michel Miller 12/27/2012
~ Camarillo ~SPORTSMAN Live entertainment with the Corsican Brothers. Four-course dinner, champagne toast and party favors. $95 per couple. 4426 Central Ave., Camarillo. Call 983-8668 for more information.
~ Ojai ~OJAI CONCERT SERIES 8 p.m. A family-friendly musical celebration that includes a wild Celtic concert, an hour of waltzing, an appetizer and dessert potluck followed up with a champagne toast at midnight, featuring the band Slugger O’Toole. Finger-food potluck party. Ojai Concert Series will supply the party favors, noisemakers, liquid refreshments. Tickets are $20, kids younger than 15 are half-price at the door. Ojai Valley Woman’s Club, 441 Ojai Ave., Ojai. For more information and online tickets, go to www.ojaiconcertseries.com
~ Oxnard ~CHINALAND 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJs playing Motown, R&B and Old School all night long. Admission includes champagne toast and party favors. $20-$25 tickets. Chinaland, 543 S. Ventura Road, Oxnard. For more info, call 985-6420 or visit www.chinalandrestaurant.com.
MOQUECA 6 p.m. New Year’s Eve party with four-course meal, samba dancers and live Brazilian music. $39 per person. Moqueca, 3550 S. Harbor Blvd., #201, Oxnard. Call 204-0970 for reservations.
MASQUERADE BALL 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Gourmet hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast, balloon drop at midnight and live performance by The Alchemy. $40 in advance, $60 at the door. Adagio Bella Gardens, 1975 Solar Drive, Oxnard. For more information, call 983-8600 or visit www.adagiobellagardensbanquethall.com
PARTY ON THE MARINA Four course dinner, $75 per guest. Champagne, party favors and live music. Fresco II, 1651 S. Victoria, Oxnard. For reservations and more info, call 985-4700 or visit www.fresco2restaurant.com.
WHALES TAIL 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Live DJ, party favors and drink specials all night long. 3950 Bluefin Circle, Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. For more info, call 985-2511 or visit www.thewhalestail.com.
~ Simi Valley ~REAGAN LIBRARY 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Join us to celebrate the arrival of 2013 at our Third Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration under the wings of Air Force One! Ring in the New Year at the Reagan Library. Enjoy an elaborate night of celebration, extensive hors d’oeuvres, dinner stations, gourmet desserts and a champagne toast at midnight with all of the party essentials — hats, horns, streamers and more! Dance to live music played by the top-notch nine-piece show and dance band, Vanity Fair. 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. For more information, call 577-4102.
~ Thousand Oaks ~COCKTAILS AND COMEDY 7 p.m. Featuring Frazer Smith and Brian Sheil, hosted by Jason Love. $25 tickets include popcorn and glass of champagne. Muvico, 166 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. For more information, visit www.muvico.com
PALM GARDEN HOTEL 7 p.m.-1 a.m. The new Palm Garden Hotel in Thousand Oaks, will bring in the New Year with a gala celebration featuring a sumptuous banquet and dancing and entertainment provided by the 18-piece Harry Selvin big band, swing orchestra. A no-host bar throughout the evening and three-course dinner choices will include prime rib or surf and turf provided by Brendan’s Irish Pub & Grill located on the hotel property. $125 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 716-4314 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Thousand Oaks.
~ Ventura ~NEW YEAR’S AT CROWNE PLAZA 8 p.m. Join us for a “Totally Awesome” New Year’s Eve Party with DJ / Entertainer Bruce Barrios. $135 per person all-inclusive. Doors open at 8 p.m. for dinner followed by dancing to ring in the New Year. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 450 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Call 652-5151 for more information.
NEW YEAR’S EVE MEDITATION 11 p.m. Envision peace in the coming year, for yourself, your family, community and our world. A Place of Peace, 2021 Sperry Ave., #22, Ventura
NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE POINSETTIA 7-10:30 p.m. Fantastic improv show by Ventura Improv Company, champagne toast (and soft drinks for the kids), hors d’oeuvre and dessert buffets, and raffle and silent auction of wondrous prizes. Tickets are $40 per person; $25 for ages 15 and younger. Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. Reservations: e-mail email@example.com or call 643-5701, ext. 2.
GIGI’S New Years Eve party featuring The Mystery Band. No cover charge. Champagne toast at midnight. Gigi’s Bar, 2493 Grand Ave, Ventura. 642-2411.