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New Year's Eve

America's Pub: 510 Westport Rd., 816-531-1313. Live DJ, party favors and a champagne toast, $20.

Ameristar Casino: 8201 N.E. Birmingham Rd., 816-414-7000. Music by 18 Karat and various dinner specials at each restaurant, including prime rib, crab legs and shrimp for $21.99 at Great Plains.

Argosy Casino: 777 N.W. Argosy Pkwy., North Kansas City, 816-746-3100. Music by the New Kansas City Seven, party favors, buffet at The Terrace for $21.99 and a balloon drop.

Arrowhead Club: 1 Arrowhead Dr., 816-920-4700. Fourth Annual New Year's Eve Bash, the biggest party in the city. Celebration includes premium food and drink and DJ Grover on the turntables.

Balanca's: 1809 Grand, 816-474-6369. Live DJ, dinner, party favors and champagne.

Bar Natasha: 1911 Main, 816-472-5300. New Year's Eve Anniversary Party, featuring New York City sensation Scott Coulter performing a cabaret show with KC's own Missy Koonce. Celebration includes an all-evening buffet and a champagne toast at midnight, $40.

Beaumont Club: 4050 Pennsylvania, 816-561-2668. Buffet, party favors, champagne and music by Billy Dean, $25.

Bistro 303: 303 Westport Rd., 816-753-2303. Open bar, appetizers, champagne and caviar, $125 per person.

The Blue Room: 1616 E. 18th St., 816-474-8463. Swing in the New Year 2005, including dinner, party favors, a champagne toast and music by Ruby Wilson, $50 in advance, $60 at the door.

Bobby's Hangout: 3611 Broadway, 816-931-9200. Brian Perry, Everett DeVan Trio.

Boozefish: 1511 Westport Rd., 816-561-5995. Awesome drink specials, eclectic wine list, great food menu and a champagne toast at midnight, 7 p.m.

The Brick: 1727 McGee, 816-421-1634. In the Pines, the Life and Times.

Buddies: 3715 Main, 816-561-2600. Live DJ, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight.

Bulldog: 1715 Main, 816-421-4799. Two delicious meals, party favors, music by Lonesome Hank and the Heartaches and a champagne toast.

Café Trio: 3535 Broadway, 816-756-3227. Alice Jenkins Trio, with dinner starting at $35.

Clubhouse on Baltimore: 1228 Baltimore, 816-221-2078. The Black Party, including valet parking, open bar, music and champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight, $65 for singles, $110 for couples.

Copa Room: 3421 Broadway, 816-931-5200. Four-course meal, open bar, bottle of champagne (for couples), party favors and music by Christopher Miller, $175 per couple, $90 per person.

DB Warehouse: 1915 Main, 816-471-1575. Live DJ, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight.

Del Rio: 2934 Southwest Blvd., 816-960-7072. Mafia Norten, hip-hop DJ.

Downing's Grill and Bar: 3916 Rainbow, 913-671-8861. The Architects, DBL Tap.

The Elms Resort: 401 Regent St., Excelsior Springs, 816-630-5500. Deluxe accommodations, buffet for two, music and house cocktails, 8 p.m.- 12 a.m., $259.

Frankie's on the Plaza: 100 Ward Pkwy., 816-931-2525. Two dinner seatings with plenty of selections at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and music by KoKoMo.

Fuel: 7300 West 119th Street, Overland Park, 913-451-0444. Dancing and champagne at midnight, $10.

Gaslight Tavern and Coffeehouse: 317 N. 2nd St., Lawrence,

785-865-4330. Big Banned Jazz.

Gia's Italian Cucina: 2905 Southwest Blvd., 816-531-7770. Buffet, free champagne and music by DJ Brent Scholz, $50.

The Granada: 1020 Massachusetts, Lawrence, 785-842-1390. Stayin Alive in 2005 with DJ Konsept and DJ Cruz.

The Grand Emporium: 3832 Main, 816-531-7557. Buffet, party favors, champagne and music by Miguel DeLeon and DJ Keiko.

Grinders: 417 E. 17th St., 816-472-5454. "Standard Issue" party, with a prize going to the 2,005th customer.

Hannah Bistro: 7070 W. 105th St., Overland Park, 913-383-1000. Four-course meal, party favors, a champagne toast and music by DJ Mike Edmondson, $58.

Harrah's Casino: One Riverboat Drive, North Kansas City, 816-472-7777, Free beads, confetti and music by the Cheeseballs.

The Hurricane: 4048 Broadway, 816-753-0884. Hurricane's 21st birthday party, featuring the Pornhuskers, Shots Fired and National Fire Theory.

Hyatt Regency Crown Center: 2345 McGee, 816-421-1234. New Year's Eve Bash, featuring entertainment by the Clique, Charlie and the Stingrays, the Elders, Four Fried Chickens and a Coke, the Nortons and Spike Blake and the Earthquakes. Celebration includes a 20,000 balloon drop and a laser light show and pyrotechnic display.

Isle of Capri: 1800 E. Front St., 816-855-7777. Midnight Revue on the casino floor and Couzins at Caribbean Cove. A confetti cannon will be fired at midnight.

Jack Reardon Civic Center: 520 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., 816-931-3330. Alpha Phi Alpha New Year's Eve Party, with DJ Phreeze and BET comedian Mike Smith providing the entertainment. Celebration includes food, party favors and a champagne toast. Proceeds go to the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity scholarship fund, $50.

Jackpot Saloon: 943 Massachusetts, Lawrence, 785-832-1085. Old Canes, Minus Story and Patrick Clendenin.

Jardine's: 4536 Main, 816-561-6480. Four-course meal, a gift bag containing a bottle of wine, a champagne toast and music by Angela Hagenbach, $150 per couple.

Jerry's Bait Shop: 13412 Santa Fe, Overland Park, 913-894-9676. Dank Nuggets, drink specials, $5.

Jilly's: 1744 Broadway, 816-221-4977. Bixby Lane, $10.

Kabal: 503 Walnut, 816-471-0017. JT Donaldson, Lance DeSardi.

Knuckleheads: 2715 Rochester, 816-483-6320. Vince Cook, Ron Teamer and Smokin Guns.

Lava Room: 3810 Broadway, 816-561-5282. Have a Silly New Year party with DJ Super Wolf. Admission includes munchies, party favors, a champagne toast and two free drink tickets, $10.

Lew's Grill and Bar: 7539 Wornall, 816-444-8080. Music by DJ Wonderboy, a champagne toast and the Waldo New Year's Eve ball drop.

Lucky Brewgrille: 5401 Johnson Drive, Mission, 913-403-8571. Party favors, a champagne toast and music by DJ Suge and Pomeroy, $25.

Marriott Hotel: 200 W. 12th Street, 816-421-6800. Latino Extravaganza, with a dinner buffet featuring prime rib, chicken mole, fajitas, chocolate mousse cake and more. Tickets are $190 per couple, $95 for singles. Celebration includes a champagne toast and ballon drop at midnight.

Martini Corner: 31st St. and Oak. Free well drinks, domestic beer and house wines at the Velevet Dog, the Empire Room, Café Trocadero and Buddha Bar. Café Trocadero will serve dinner at 7 p.m, $50-$75.

Mike's Tavern: 5424 Troost, 816-444-3399. Alacartoona, $7.

Molloy Brothers Irish Pub: 1020 Westport Rd., 816-753-5207. Buffet, party favors, champagne and music by Camp Harlow, $75 a couple or $40 a person.

One Block East: 11802 Blue Ridge Blvd., 816-767-9500. Pirates of the Caribbean Theme Party, including a hog roast, party favors, a champagne toast and music by Racy Grace, $25 a couple, $15 for singles.

Ophelia's: 201 N. Main, Independence, 816-461-4525. Ervin Brown.

Park Place Hotel: I-435 and Front, 816-483-9900. Room accommodations, dinner, dancing, cocktails, party favors and a champagne toast, $249 per couple.

The Peanut N.: 6024 Antioch, Gladstone, 816-454-7200. Kingpin.

Phoenix Bar and Grill: 302 W. 8th St., 816-472-0001. Dan Doran.

Radius: 1 block east of Interstate 35 on Santa Fe, Olathe, 913-393-2582. Live DJ, party favors and champagne, $10.

Raoul's Velvet Room: 7222 W. 119th St., Overland Park, 913-469-0466. The Zeros, buffet dinner for two, party favors and a bottle of Domaine Ste. Michelle Champagne for $150. Party favors and champagne toast for $20. Reservations are recommended.

The Roxy: 7230 W. 75th St., Overland Park, 913-236-6211. Balloons, party favors, champagne and music by M-82, $15.

Tomfooleries: 612 W. 47th St., 816-753-0555. Live music, food specials, party favors and a champagne toast.

12 Baltimore: 106 W. 12th St., 816-346-4421. Three-course meal, live jazz and party favors, $55-$80.

Uptown Theater: 3700 Broadway, 816-753-8665. New Year's Eve Bash, featuring the music of Allied Saints, Brody Buster; DJ Bill Pile and DJ Mark Jungerman will be at the turntables. Enjoy drinks, a gourmet buffet, party favors and more. Tickets range from $75 to $125 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster (816-931-3330), 7 p.m.

Whiskey and Roses: 13520 E. 40 Hwy., Independence, 816-478-5643. Loose Change will provide the music. Dinner menu includes prime rib, 1/2 lb shrimp dinner, crab legs, or a pineapple chicken dinner.

Woodlands Racetrack: 9700 Leavenworth Rd., 913-299-9797. Buffet, live music, prizes and a champagne toast, $35.

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