BOOGIE STOMP! AT THE ROBIN THEATRE Lansing piano greats Bob Baldori and Arthur Migliazza offer a dance-filled evening that traverses the history of American music from the Civil War to today, including blues, jazz, swing, rock ‘n’ roll and more. The duo offers a look back at the stories and songs that have shaped our modern soundscape in four shows at the Robin Theatre. VIP admission includes bonuses like CDs, DVDs and an afterglow party with the artists. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday. $35-$85. The Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. boogiestomp.com.
BALL DROPPER NEW YEAR’S EVE BASH AT LANSING BREWING CO. Raise a pint to 2017 at Lansing Brewing Co.’s Ball Dropper New Year’s Eve Bash. The evening features music by Deacon Earl & the Congregation and DJ Duke, and the brewery will be pouring glasses of its Ball Dropper Double IPA. Admission includes buffet dinner. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. $20. Lansing Brewing Co, 518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing. (517) 371- 2600, lansingbrewingcompany.com.
NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE RAMADA Lansing’s Ramada hotel and conference center offers an evening of New Year’s Eve fun for the whole family. The hotel’s overnight package includes a New Year’s Eve pool party, kids movies and a breakfast buffet on New Year’s Day. Packages start at $119. Ramada Lansing Hotel and Conference Center, 7501 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing. (517) 627-3211, ramada.com.
CAPITAL PRIME AND HYATT PLACE LANSING Capital Prime steakhouse and Hyatt Place Lansing are teaming up this year to offer a combination dinner and overnight stay package for New Year’s Eve. Guests can enjoy a special menu prepared by chef Lisa Ackerson, ring in the new year, then walk next door to the hotel. $139. Capital Prime Steaks & Seafood, 2324 Showtime Drive, Lansing. (517) 377-7463, capitalprimelansing.com.
BLACK AND WHITE NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL AT SPIRAL Dance your way into 2017 at Spiral’s Black & White New Year’s Eve Bash. The festivities include DJs, go-go dancers, drag performers, a champagne toast and a midnight ball drop with a mysterious “special twist.” VIP tables and bottle service available. 8 p.m.-3 a.m. $10 for 21+/$15 for 18-20. Spiral Dance Bar, 1247 Center St., Lansing. (517) 371-3221, spiraldancebar.com.
NEW YEAR’S EVE YOUR WAY AT KELLOGG CENTER Mix and match your own New Year’s Eve experience at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center. Enjoy a special dinner at the State Room for $75 per person, and/or join the hotel’s New Year’s Eve party, including appetizers, desserts and a midnight champagne toast, for $25. Hotel packages, starting at $325, offer dinner, party admission and an overnight stay. Dinner available at 5, 7 and 9 p.m.; party 11 p.m.-1 a.m. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, Lansing. (517) 432-5090, kelloggcenter.com.
LANSING NYE AT THE LOFT Lansing music venue the Loft targets a mature audience with its sophisticated evening of dance and good food. Partiers aged 30 and above are invited to dress in their most stylish attire to dance to the sounds of Dee Jay Butcher and DJ Hollywood. Admission includes food and a champagne toast; VIP booths and tables are available. 9 p.m.- 3 a.m. $20. The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 913-0103, theloftlansing.com.
KNIGHT CAP NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY Before you take your New Year’s Eve nightcap, the Knight Cap invites you to a four-course meal. With reservations available for 4, 6, 8 and 10 p.m., the two-hour meal offers two to five selections for each course and a full list of beer, wine and cocktails. Call to reserve a table. $75. Knight Cap, 320 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 484- 7676, knightcap.com/new-years-eve.
MAC’S ROCKIN’ NEON NYE AT MAC’S BAR Mac’s Bar hosts a vibrant and vivid party with DJ sets spinning until 4 a.m. The evening’s DJs — Craig Doepker, Chase, Dylan Roth, the Don, Bigg Sherm, Lindsay Seal, Hoddy and Sugashawn — keep the dance party going well into 2017. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. $7 for ages 18-20/$5 for ages 21+. Mac’s Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 484- 6795, macsbar.com.
NEW YEAR’S EVE CONTRA AND SQUARE DANCE Do-si-do your way into the new year at Ten Pound Fiddle’s annual New Year’s Eve Contra and Square Dance. The evening of dancing features live music, and no partner is required. The event is preceded by a community potluck. 6:30 potluck; 7:30 beginner’s workshop; 8 p.m. dance. $12/$10 members/$6 students and first-timers. Central United Methodist Church, 215 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 337-7744, tenpoundfiddle.org.
BRENT LOWRY AT TEQUILA COWBOY Old school-style country rocker Brent Lowry and his band wrangle in the new year at Tequila Cowboy in the Lansing Mall. VIP tickets include food and a midnight champagne toast. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. $20/$10 adv./$25 VIP. Tequila Cowboy, 5660 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing. (517) 323-7320, tequilacowboy.com/lansing. NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT BORDEAUX Bordeaux offers a special New Year’s Eve dinner of upscale options, including season aldishes like a roasted roots platter, truffled lobster risotto, pavlova with a orange-cardamom pastry cream and more. Hotel packages available. 5-10 p.m.dinner; bar open until 1 a.m. Call for prices. Bordeaux, Crowne Plaza Lansing West, 925 S. Creyts Road, Lansing. (517) 323-4190, bordeauxlansing.com.
NEW YEAR’S EVE MASQUERADE BALL AT THE CENTER FOR SOCIAL DANCE The Center for Social Dance, which offers lessons in dance styles ranging from Latin to swing to hustle, hosts a ballroom dance to celebrate 2017. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and ballroom dance lessons kick off at 8 p.m. At 9 p.m., open dance hours commence, and the studio offers a late-night buffet. 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. $125 per couple. Center for Social Dance, 2807 Jolly Road, Okemos. (517) 242-8494, centerforsocialdance.com.
MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP 175TH ANNIVERSARY FIREWORKS Meridian Township kicks off a year of celebrations on New Year’s Eve. In honor of its 175th year, the community hosts a 6:45 p.m. fireworks show at Central Park. Screenings of community documentary “The History of Meridian” take place at Studio C, with special cocktails available at the cinema’s bistro. Throughout 2017, the township will host several festivals and events to celebrate its anniversary. 4-8 p.m. $7.50 movie admission; fireworks FREE. Central Park Drive, Okemos. meridiancelebrates175.com.
THE SPEAKEASY AT RADISSON HOTEL The Radisson Hotel revives the glamor of yesteryear with its 1920s-themed speak easy party. Guests who check into the hotel receive a password to join the nightlong soiree, which features dancing, a strolling dinner, live entertainment from Root Doctor and more. The package includes an overnight stay at the hotel for two. 7 p.m. $295 per couple. Radisson Hotel Lansing, 111 N. Grand Ave., Lansing. (517) 482-0188, radisson.com. THE ENGLISH INN Start the new year off in style with dinner at the English Inn. Enjoy a gourmet four-course meal, including choice of appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. Reservations required. $69. 677 S. Michigan Road, Eaton Rapids. (517) 663-2500, englishinn.com.
TAVERN AND TAP THROWBACK PARTY Feeling nostalgic this year? With a 1980s, ‘90s and ‘00s-themed party planned for New Year’s Eve, Tavern and Tap invites you to dig deep in your closet and pull out some classic threads. Admission include champagne and food, as well as a $5 credit to the next day’s Breakfast Club Brunch. The partier with the best “throwback threads” wins a $100 prize. 9 p.m. $10 in advance/$15 day of. Tavern and Tap, 101 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 374-5555, tavernandtap.com.
COUNTDOWN TO MURDER MASQUERADE BALL AT THE CREOLE The Creole brings intrigue to New Year’s Eve with a murder mystery show and masquerade ball. In addition to the show, admission includes a five-course meal and a champagne toast. “Elevated attire” is encouraged. Vegetarian and pescatarian options are available. The bar opens at 7 p.m.; dinner is served at 8 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. $117. The Creole, 1218 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 371-1361, thecreolelansing.com.