By Rashi Bhogal
December 23, 2016

Still searching New Year’s Eve plans. We’ve rounded up some choice events for your consideration, some for the whole family, some for the older crowd, but certainly something for everything. Here’s to a better year than 2016…

Thu, Dec 28
Beacon Arts: Dance in the New Year Party
Music by Waylon Dungan aka DJ WD4D whose musical talents range from jazz inspired hip hop to soulful rap. Proceeds support Beacon Arts programs. Montis Grill, Beacon Hill, $15, 6–9pm, all ages

Fri, Dec 30
Bollywood Masquerade Party
DJ Prashant returns to Seattle for the fifth annual Bollywood Masquerade. Expect a high energy house with bhangra and other Indian music. Decorate your hands with henna free with donation, and even take on a bhangra dance lesson at the beginning of the night. Free mask included with ticket. Columbia City Theater, $18–$28

Sat, Dec 31
Serafina
Serafina is offering a five-course Italian dinner featuring contemporary live jazz music by Sue Nixon and a midnight countdown. The menu features lobster bisque with manila clams, tagliatelle with white truffles, and roasted beef tenderloin. $115

Sat, Dec 31
Rock the Night, A New Year’s Eve Benefit
This shindig features artists such as Sightseer and Sun Mother and comedians Evelyn Jenson and Andy Iwancio will be on hand to deliver the laughs. Another perk? Kids are allowed from 3 in the afternoon until 10. After that it’s strictly 21 and over. Skylark Cafe, West Seattle, $10 suggested donation, 3–1am

Sat, Dec 31
A Kindie New Year with the Harmonic Pocket
Seattle Kindie bands have been entertaining the kiddos all winter. This Saturday’s New Year Eve concert will be featuring the Harmonica Pocket’s. In addition to the music there will be “Countdown to Noon” ball drop complete with a juice toast. Formal attire is encouraged. Mount Baker Community Club House, $5, 10:30am

Sat, Dec 31
One O’Clock Jump- Seattle’s Swingin’ NYE Bash
Washington Hall is playing host to One O’ Clock Jump, a jazz party going all night long on NYE. Enjoy live swing music and performances along with a photo booth to remember the night and classic ’20s themed cocktails. Complimentary noisemaker and a glass of champagne included. Central District, $35–$125, 21 and over

Sat, Dec 31
Salted Sea
Salted Sea, a seafood restaurant and raw bar with a modern Vietnamese influenced twist is hosting a four-course NYE dinner.

Sat, Dec 31
Studio 206
Start your New Year’s resolution early by checking out Studio 206 on it’s demo day. Take a look at classes offered in the new year, or join in on day of classes featuring Salsa, BollyX, Ballroom dancing and Asian Invasion Fit. Think of it as a pre-funk for dancing later in the evening. Free 10am

Sat, Dec 31
New Year’s Eve Celebration at 88 Keys
88 Keys will be playing host this New Year’s Eve. Guests will enjoy a buffet dinner featuring dishes like chicken piccata and pork tenderloin with a fruit glaze. Live jazz by Brooks Giles, a dueling piano show, along with a midnight champagne toast. A special song will also be played to mark the start of the New Year. $50–$90, 6pm

Sat, Dec 31
New Year’s Eve: Party Like It’s 1939
Take it back a few decades this New Year’s Eve and enjoy a night of swing dancing. The evening features the fantastically talented Royal Room Orchestra. Also, music by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, and Artie Shaw to name a few. A prix fixe menu is also included in the ticket price. Royal Room, $60, 8–11pm