New Year’s Eve action
In Sebastopol Hopmonk Tavern will celebrate with the Mike Singers Series bringing in Shinehead for a “New Year’s Eve Bashment” featuring reggae and hip hop, beginning at 10 p.m. Tickets are $17 in advance, $20 at the door. It’s at 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. Go to hopmonk.com for tickets and more information.
Aubergine is holding the Artists and Models New Year’s Eve Ball beginning at 9 p.m. Music will be provided by Free Peoples, David T. Carter, Atom Waltz, and Nick Hasty. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. It’s at 755 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. Go to auberginebarandcafe.com for tickets and information.
Studio E is having a party with David LaFlamme and It’s a Beautiful Day among other local notables such as Kate Price, Nina Gerber, Jeff Martin, Jon Berger, Vic Carberry and Chris Carney. There is a debut showing of a documentary about LaFlamme, a complementary dinner, homemade desserts, party favors and more. Tickets in advance are $50 (reservations needed). Call 823-5316 for information and reservations along with directions to Studio E.
In Occidental Negri’s is bringing Johnny Tsunami and The Hurricanes to get dance music going. It begins at 9 p.m. and there is no cover charge. It’s at 3700 Bohemian Hwy. in Occidental. Call 874-0301 for information.
The Union Hotel brings the legendary Nick Gravenites to the stage. Tickets are $10 at the door and the show begins at 9 p.m. The Union Hotel is on Main St. in Occidental. Call 874-3444 for more information.
William Tell House in Tomales is serving dinner and beginning at 9 p.m. The Little Sisters Band will play dance music. There is no cover. The restaurant is at 26955 Hwy. 1 in Tomales. Call 878-2403 for information and reservations.
Rocker Oysterfeller’s in Valley Ford is throwing a glamorous 1960s party (think Mad Men). Appropriate period clothing is welcomed but not required .From 5:30 to 9 p.m. a four-course meal will be served with an optional $25 wine/cocktail pairing. At 9 p.m., dancing to recorded music from 1960s will begin, with a toast at midnight. Cost is $75. Rocker Oysterfeller’s is located at 14415 Hwy. 1. Call 876-1983 for reservations or visitrockeroysterfellers.com .
For those seeking a quieter entry into the new year dhyana Center is offering a midnight yoga and meditation session from 10:15 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. Tickets are $15 – $20 but it’s on a sliding scale and no one is turned away for lack of funds. The center is at 186 N. Main St. suite 250, upstairs. Register or get information at http://www.satnarayan.com/currant_workshop.html