Originally created 12/30/04

Ring in the new year with a party



AMERICAN LEGION POST 205: 2102 Highland Ave.; doors open at 7:30 p.m.; cover includes heavy hors d'oeuvres; entertainment by Fascinatin' Rhythm 8 to midnight; champagne toast at midnight; breakfast at 12:15 a.m.; $15; 733-4069.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 63: 90 Milledge Road; doors open at 7 p.m., party with Crossroads band; 733-5184.

AUGUSTA TOWERS HOTEL: Bobby Jones Expressway at Wheeler Road; grand reopening of Saints, with DJ Rana, munchies, party favors and midnight champagne toast, $30 cover; Tony Howard in ballroom with party favors, desserts and midnight champagne toast, $45 per person for entrance into ballroom only, or $199 per couple includes prime rib and seafood buffet and a deluxe guest room and breakfast; 855-8100.

THE BEE'S KNEES: 211 10th St., free midnight champagne toast, DJ at 11 p.m., dinner to 2 a.m.; 828-3600.

CLUB ARGOS: 1923 Walton Way; New Year's Eve party with the Argos Angels and DJ Mark, $8 all-you-can-drink well or draft; 481-8829; www.clubargos.net.

CLUB MALIBU: 1511 North Leg Road; Big New Year's Eve Party; doors open at 9 p.m.; cover includes full course dinner buffet 9-10 p.m., midnight champagne toast followed by breakfast; admission starts at $10; (404) 401-9991.

CLUB 706: 2623 Deans Bridge Road; New Year's Eve party with DJ Sir Lancelot and complimentary buffet and champagne fountain; $10; 771-1817; club706returns.com.

COCONUTS: 469 Highland Ave.; doors open at 9 p.m.; $5,000 in cash and prizes; midnight balloon drop and champagne toast followed by 2005 5-for-1 shooter specials; cover is $10 for women, $20 for men with women free until 10 p.m.; 364-0786.

THE COTTON PATCH: 816 Cotton Lane; Sweethearts Dinner for Two with appetizer, two full entrees and desserts or cocktails plus midnight champagne toast for $26.95; 724-4511.

COYOTE'S: 2512 Peach Orchard Road; doors open at 7 p.m.; cover includes hors d'oeuvres, midnight champagne toast and balloon drop; Rhees Reeves and the Coyote Band; $20 per person, $30 per couple; advance reserved table $10; 560-9245

CUZ'S BAR: 1979 Tobacco Road; New Year's Eve party starts at 8 p.m.; cover includes party favors and midnight champagne toast with music and karaoke by DJ Mike Swift; $10 per person, $15 per couple, $25 cover includes wing and veggie tray; 790-4623.

FRENCH MARKET GRILLE: Surrey Center; special appetizers, entrees and other menu items for New Year's Eve. 737-4865.

FRENCH MARKET GRILLE WEST: 368 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez; New Year's Eve special dinner of appetizer, salad, entree, dessert and glass of wine or champagne for two for $69.95; 855-5111

HIBACHI BAR AND GRILL: 4272 Washington Road, seafood or steak dinners for two with drink, dessert and complimentary glass of champagne for $39.99; 860-1199.

LAST CALL: 2701 Washington Road; cover includes cocktails from 8-9 p.m., a buffet and free-flowing champagne fountain, early entertainment by Tony Moyer followed by DJ Buddha; Best Customers of 2004 awards given; 738-8730.

MODJESKA: 813 Broad St.; doors open at 8 p.m.; cover includes hors d'oeuvres, complimentary well cocktails and draught beer 8-10 p.m., midnight champagne toast and balloon drop, DJ Kenny Ray; a $1,000 Windsor Jewelers diamond necklace given away after midnight, arrive early and in style for entry; $15 advance, $20 at door; 303-9700.

NEW HOPE WORSHIP CENTER'S CAF VIVO: a Coffeehouse Songwriter's Outreach, will open tonight. Located at Interstate 20 at Belair Road, participants will bring in the new year with New Hope singers, songwriters, musicians and other artists will minister in a relaxed atmosphere from 9 p.m. to midnight. Call 868-6410 or visit www.nhwc.org.

THE PARTRIDGE INN: 2110 Walton Way, has three big events. In the P.I. Bar and Grill: New Years' Eve 2004 Dance Party starts at 8 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and a DJ plus midnight champagne toast and party favors; $25 per person. In the Ballroom: 2004 Ballroom Bash starts at 8 p.m. with the International Dinner Display, live jazz and R&B by Sandy B and the Allstars, midnight champagne toast and party favors. $45 per person. In Bambu: Master chef Philip Chin's Ultimate New Year's Eve Five Course Dinner, $60 per person. Call 737-8888.

PLAYGROUND: 873 Broad St.; New Year's Eve with Knowface and Jemani; 724-5399, www.theplaygroundbar.com.

THE POURHOUSE: 1285 Broad St.; New Year's Eve party with Steve Chappell, 724-0632; thepourhousepub.com.

RUB IT INN LOUNGE: Gordon Highway between Gates 1 and 2; New Year's Eve party with Tony Cannon and Paige Lariscey; cover includes party favors and champagne, tickets $15 per person; $25 per couple 651-0110

SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; doors open at 8 p.m., New Year's Eve 80s Party; free midnight champagne toast; $5; 724-8880; www.soulbar.com.

SHANNON'S FOOD AND SPIRITS: 300 Shartom Drive, Martinez; party starts at 8 p.m.; full menu; cover includes party favors and midnight champagne toast; entertainment by Bart Bell and Alan Black; 860-0698.

WILD WING CAFE: 3035 Washington Road; cover includes free party favors and midnight champagne toast, plus live music by the rock band Root Doctors; $10; 364-9453.