December 28, 29, & 31 MUSIC | Jackie Greene Concerts Join local favorite Jackie Green for three nights of music at the Crystal Bay Club. Info: preorder tickets at (775) 833-6333, See the Get Out & Go about Greene’s shows on p. 45.

December 29 to December 31 MUSIC | SNOWGLOBE Festival Celebrate the beginning of a fresh year at South Lake Tahoe’s annual winter music festival at the Lake Tahoe Community College campus. Musical performances by Tiesto, Kaskade, Cut Copy, Snoop Dogg, Beats Antique, and more. Single day, three-day, and VIP tickets available. Info:


Tuesday, December 31 FAMILY | Fire & Ice Celebration Northstar’s annual New Year’s party with live music from the Killer Queens, fireworks, face painting, and more all-ages fun. Info: festivities begin at noon, fireworks at 9 p.m.,  

FOOD | Celebration and Family Buffet Dinners at the Ritz-Carlton The hotel offers two dining options; both require advanced reservations. The family buffet dinner is first; the later celebration includes a five-course prix fixe menu, music, dancing, and bubbly. Family buffet $95/adults, $35/kids (ages 4 to 10), 5 to 8:30 p.m.; New Year’s Eve celebration $200/person, 21 plus, 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.,

MUSIC | Bounce Heavy NYE at the Tahoe Biltmore Presented by The Bounce, Bass Heavy, and Fresh Bakin, dance all night to the electronic musical jams of DJs like Sabo, Subtropixx, Micah J, and others. Info: $20/advance, $25/door, 21 plus, doors open at 9 p.m.,

FAMILY | Torchlight Parade at Tahoe Donner Tahoe Donner’s annual New Year’s celebration for intermediate skiers and riders ages 10 and over includes snacks, a DJ, and the parade. Info: free, sign-ups 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. (early arrival recommended), lifts begin loading at 6:15 p.m.,
FAMILY | Party at Squaw’s High Camp Enjoy a buffet dinner and live music at High Camp, followed by a family-friendly East Coast midnight toast. After dinner, head to the Olympic House to watch the torchlight parade and fireworks show. Info: dinner $59/adults, $39/kids 12 and under (does not include tram ticket), 6 to 9 p.m., reservations required,

MUSIC | Olympic House Party Boogie down to live music from the Space Cowboys at Squaw’s annual NYE bash. Info: $10, 21 and over, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.,

MUSIC | Kick Off Celebration at Alpine Meadows Alpine’s après ski party to ring in 2014, including live music and cocktails. Info: 2 to 5 p.m.,

FOOD | Lone Eagle Grille’s Bash Dine at the Lone Eagle Grille in the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe with live entertainment, three courses, champagne toasts, and more. Info: $100/person, 5:30 p.m., (775) 886-6899,

FOOD | West Shore Café’s Dinner Two dinner times available — an earlier, all-ages option and a second seating at 8:30 p.m. for 21 and over, with live music, party favors, and more. Info: first seating $100/adults, $50/kids, cocktails at 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 to 8 p.m.; second seating $150/person (21 plus), cocktails at 8:30 p.m., dinner 9 to 11 p.m., party until 1 a.m., early RSVP recommended, (530) 525-5200,

FOOD | Dinner at Gar Woods Dine from the full menu, or try some NYE dinner specials. Enjoy dancing to DJ Chad Sawyer, party favors, and a midnight champagne toast. Info: regular dinner hours, dancing starts 9:30 p.m., reserve a table (530) 546-3366,

FOOD | Jake’s On The Lake Dinner and After Party Two seatings for three-course prix fixe menu, later seating option reserves your spot all night and includes party favors, bubbly to toast, and wristband for the late night dance party. Info: first seating $60, 5 to 6:30 p.m.; later seating $85, 7:30 p.m.; dance party $10 cover, music at 10:30 p.m., reservations required for dinner, (530) 583-0188,


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