New Year's Eve with 38 Special: Doors open at 9 p.m. and show starts at 10:45 p.m. Dec. 31, Little Creek Casino, 91 state Route 108 W., Shelton. Tickets are $42-$50. Call 800-667-7711 or go to www.little-creek-casino.com/entertainment.html.
New Year’s Party with 1980s dance music by DJ Dead Air: Party starts at 7 p.m. Dec. 31, The Brotherhood Lounge, 119 Capitol Way N., Olympia. Cover charge is $3 with half going to SafePlace. Ages 21 and older. Call 360-352-4153.
Irish New Year In Dublin Hooley: 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 31, Tugboat Annie’s, 2100 West Bay Drive, Olympia. Local Irish group Cricket on the Hearth will host a celebration of Celtic tunes, songs, and dance with the Columbia Street Seisiun Band, the Comerford Irish Dancers, and volunteers from the audience. At 4 p.m. (midnight, Dublin time) the crew will raise their glasses and propose a toast to friends and relatives on the Emerald Isle. Reservations are recommended. Call 360-943-1850.
New Year’s Eve Party: Party starts at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31, Red Wind Casino. 12819 Yelm Highway S.E., Olympia. Featuring live entertainment, free party favors and special drawings. No cover. Call 360-412-5000.
New Year’s Eve In New York with music by Kregg Mattson: 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31, Olympia Elks Lodge No. 186, Olympia. The evening will include a dance, hot buffet, champagne, and toasts at 9 p.m. when the ball drops in New York. Reservations are encouraged. For ages 21 and older. Cost is $22. Call 360-753-0186.
New Year’s Eve at Swing Cafe & Wine Bar: 8 p.m. Dec. 31 at Swing Wine Bar & Cafe, 825 Columbia St. S.W., Olympia. Ring in the new year as Vince Brown plays jazz standards from 8 to 10 p.m. then singer/songwriter Brandon Dismuke plays acoustic guitar from 10 p.m. to midnight. Reservations encouraged. No cover. For ages 21 and older. For details, call 360-357-9464.