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December 30, 2011

Rockin’ in the New Year

Several area restaurants and clubs are offering New Year’s Eve (and Day) specials for those dining out or staying up even later.

Cornerstone Grill at Rocky Face — New Year’s Eve Dinner and Party featuring harpist Beth Blackburn in the dining room from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., and Jonathan Beam and Carle Vickers in the Rumor’s Bar from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Located at 2311 Chattanooga Road, (706) 529-2500.

Dalton Depot — “Good Riddance to 2011” party in the Trackside Tavern from 9 p.m. to closing with the St. Elizabeth Band. From midnight to 3 a.m. there will be four champagne toasts timed with four countdowns in four time zones. Entry is $10. The restaurant features entrees of Gulf shrimp stuffed with lobster and crab or crimini mushroom, spinach and Italian sausage-stuffed filet mignon. Reservations are recommended. Lunch is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and dinner is 4 to 11 p.m. Located at 110 Depot St., (706) 226-3160.

Dalton Elks Lodge — New Year’s Eve steak dinner beginning at 7 p.m. and dancing with The Collins Brothers at 8:30 p.m. Champagne toast at midnight and party favors followed by a buffet breakfast. Cost is $75 per couple for Elks Club members, $80 per couple for non-Elks. Located at 1212 Elkwood Drive, (706) 278-6565.

Hamilton’s Food and Spirits — New Year’s Eve Celebration featuring live music by Sunday Project, reservations suggested. Will be open on New Year’s Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring build your own frittata, bagels and lox, eggs benedict (traditional or served over filet mignon), shrimp and grits, and Hamilton’s breakfast plate. Located at 243 N. Hamilton St. in Dalton, (706) 270-0467.

The Loft Lounge — New Year’s Eve Bash, tickets are $25 and include an open bar and food (21 and older only). Located at 300 S. Hamilton St. in Dalton, (706) 229-9577.

The Oyster Pub — Live DJ on New Year’s Eve from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Entry fee of $15 for singles and $25 for couples includes random drawing for 1-karat diamond ring, party favors and champagne at midnight. Owner/manager Rafeek Mughrabi said the pub will be accepting toys or donations for Toys for Tots, with a $1,000 donation going to Toys for Tots. Located at 2218 Chattanooga Road, (706) 581-6215.

Tri-Star Wrestling — If you’re looking for an alternative to the parties on New Year’s Eve you can “Wrestle in the New Year” beginning at 8 p.m. and continuing past midnight. Billed as an alcohol-free, family-friendly event. Tickets for all shows are $5 for adults and $3 for ages 6 to 12; senior citizens 60 years and older with proof of age will be admitted for $3. Kids younger than 6 are admitted free. The TWA Arena is on Reed Road in north Whitfield County, about three miles north of the bypass, (706) 226-8288.

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