Sacred Root Kava Lounge has a show running through the afternoon and evening on New Year’s Eve, featuring Honey Sweet Harmony, Caryn Greenberger Sheckler, Norah Snyder, Andrew Alling, Robert Snyder of the Electrozone, and lots more.
Slow Lane in Danby is hosting their annual New Year’s Eve party in place of their usual weekly dance. Potluck supper at 6pm, waltzing at 7pm, and contra dancing and more at 8pm, lasting until midnight and beyond. Bring an instrument if you’d like to play, bring friends and family, and bring a dish or dessert to share, but don’t bring money; this is a free event.
Thru Spectrums are at Agava for the evening, $15 in advance or $20 at the door, and you can be sure there’s a festive dinner menu. Agava is offering a free bottle of sparkling wine to parties with reservations from 4-6pm. The restaurant is closed January 1st-3rd. They’ll be open just for dinner starting at 4pm January 4th-12th, and returning to full hours with brunch on January 13th starting at 11am.
The Comb Down, House of Merlot, and DJ ha-MEEN are at Lot 10, $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Driftwood is at the Haunt for their second of two shows this weekend, and the Ithaca Bottom Boys are at the Range.
A New Year’s Gala at Argos Inn and the new Argos Warehouse features Stark Nights All-Stars with Vanissa Santi and Jennie Stearns, then dancing with DJ Cappel and Tuggle. $30 in advance or $35 at the door.
The Antlers has a prime rib special for New Year’s Eve.
The Bickering Twins has a festive six-course Latin-American prix fixe pairing dinner planned.
The BoatYard Grill is open New Year’s Eve with a $35 filet mignon and lobster tail surf-and-turf special, and their full menu! They’re closed on New Year’s Day and a couple of days into 2019 for their annual cleaning.
Ciao is open their regular hours for New Year’s Eve and closed on New Year’s Day.
Collegetown Bagels is closing early on New Year’s Eve and closed New Year’s Day.
Joe’s Italian Restaurant is open regular hours New Year’s Eve and closed New Year’s Day.
Just a Taste is closing at 9pm on New Year’s Eve and closed New Year’s Day.
Monks on the Commons at the Ithaca Marriott has their regular menu for New Year’s Eve plus prime rib and crab-stuffed lobster specials and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. On New Year’s Day, they’re serving just brunch.
Papa John’s Pizza will be open 9am-1am both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Red’s Place is open regular hours on New Year’s Eve and opening at 4pm on New Year’s Day.
The Seabring Inn is open until 9:30 on New Year’s Eve with their full menu, and since it’s Monday, it’s wing night!