New Year's Eve Concert With James Welch: The Palo Alto organist is playing his annual show at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $10. Welch is planning a Bach-themed set. For more information, call James at 650-856-9700 or click here.
The Patio @ Rudy's: For those seeking dance and drink, this local bar and nightclub is offering live DJs and a champagne toast at midnight. Formerly Bistro 412 and now under new ownership, the newly remodeled spot has two bars and two dance areas. Cover charge is $5. For more information, call (650) 322-2575.
Bay Area Singles Giant New Years Eve Dance Party: Don't have a date with whom to reign in the new year? Club Illusions and restaurant, 260 South California Avenue, is holding a massive singles event that includes food, game prizes and a live DJ playing hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. For more information call (650) 321-6464, or click here.
Tamarine: This renowned Vietnamese-fusion eatery is offering a $70 prix fixe menu and a limited a-la-carte menu in the its bar and communal area. For more information or to make reservations, call (650) 325-8500.
New Year's Eve Day Bach For Seniors: The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, is hosting an afternoon party for seniors starting at 11 a.m. Tickets are $13 in advance and $18 at the door and include buffet lunch, dancing and a 1:30 p.m. champagne toast. For more information, call 650-463-4953, or click here.
New Year's Run for a Healthy World: Not planning on a late night? Try this 5k run or 10k walk through the Palo Alto Baylands. No hills, tons of wildlife and spectacular scenery, the Baylands event starts and ends at the Palo Alto Baylands Athletic Center. For more information call (408) 978-0203, or click here.
New Year's Eve Ball at Zen Lounge and Nightclub: A hotspot for dancing, music and drink, this nightclub has live DJs and a champagne toast at midnight. Larger parties can arrange bottle service at one of the venue's several tables. Advance tickets are $15, but will start at $25 the day of. For more information call (650)-969-4847, or click here.
New Year's Eve Ball at the British Bankers Club: The BBC is hosting Russian-themed event this year, with a proper nine-course menu that includes a bottle of vodka, cognac or champagne, starting at 9:30 p.m. A cultural dance starring Snegurochka, the New Year Princess, starts at 11 p.m. Dinner is $99 and general admission is $25. Early guests will be greeted with a glass of complimentary champagne. For more information call (650) 327-8769 or (408) 757-4937 or click here.
Flea Street New Year's Dinner: This cozy, locally-owned restaurant is offering a $95 five-course dinner. An add-on $45 wine-pairing is offered too. Glimpse the menu here. For more information, call (650) 854-1226.
New Year at Noon: For younger folks with earlier bed times, Cheeky Monkey Toys, 640 Santa Cruz Avenue, is holding an arts and crafts event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It's free and even has a balloon drop at noon. For more information call (650) 463-4953, or click here.