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 (you can use the Wilton St. entry). Register or get information at http://www.satnarayan.com/currant_workshop.html