Happy New Year, Lake Gaston! Let’s talk about all the fantastic places you can ring in 2016 around the region.
The Pointe at Lake Gaston, 1865 Eaton Ferry Road, will have DJ Kevin Smiley spinning all your favorite tunes New Year's Eve night. Come on out for great dinner specials by Chef Coop and bring in 2016 right with The Pointe. Call for more information about the specials and the entertainment at 252-586-0466.
Watersview Restaurant, 2107 Eaton Ferry Road, is offering a special 5-Course New Year’s Eve Dinner, designed by Chef Josh Davis. Course One is Shrimp & Crab Cocktail - Three large shrimp paired with jumbo lump crab and spicy Asian slaw & mango. Course Two is She Crab Soup - A creamy bisque loaded with crab and finished with cream Sherry. Course Three is Waldorf Salad & Lemon Granita. Course Four is your choice of entrée: Steak Oscar - a masterfully cooked Filet Mignon topped with lump crab and rich Hollandaise sauce, served over asparagus with potatoes au gratin; Pan Seared Breast of Duck - Mildly seasoned, thinly sliced and topped with a cherry port reduction, served with wild mushroom risotto; or Ginger-Lemon Sea Bass - Pan seared Chilean sea bass marinated in ginger, lemon, and basil, served with Jasmine rice and oven roasted vegetables. Course Five is Dessert, an Orange Cream Cheesecake - Smooth white chocolate cheese layered on a creamy orange infused cheesecake vibrantly swirled with tangy orange, served with a glass of champagne (guests 21 and over). Now that your mouth is watering, you will also be able to enjoy live entertainment while you dine by Midnite Shade from 6 – 10 p.m. with no cover charge. Tickets including the five-course meal and music are $50 per person. Call Jay Dunegan to make reservations (252) 586-2814.
Ring in the New Year at The Club/Lake Gaston Resort’s Rendezvous Restaurant & Lounge, 300 Lake Resort Drive, Gasburg, VA. For only $35 per person, enjoy event admission, dinner, party favors, a champagne toast, breakfast and the famous balloon drop! The Dinner Menu includes Sliced Beef Tenderloin, Sliced Roasted Turkey, Oven Roasted Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Seasoned Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Salad Bar, Rolls, and Assorted Desserts. Make your dinner reservations between 6 – 8 p.m. The celebration begins at 9 p.m. with Fastlane Band performing live and a champagne toast at midnight.
The Lake Gaston Resort Family Fun & Fitness Center will be open for bowling enthusiasts. Breakfast will be served at 12:30 a.m. The Breakfast Menu includes Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Hash Browns, Biscuits. Call (434) 577-2193 for reservations.
Come out to the Cabaret Theatre at Lakeland Theatre Company, 411 Mosby Avenue, Littleton, NC, at 7 p.m. for New Year’s Karaoke Night and bring your favorite snacks. Wine, beer and soft drinks will be available for purchase. There is no fee, just bring snacks.
The historic Kennon House, 7001 Gasburg Road, Gasburg, VA, will offer seating from 6 to 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, featuring live music by Ann Meadows. The menu will include the following: soup course – crab & corn chowder; salad course – dinner salad with your choice of dressing; entrée selections – seared Atlantic salmon, herb-roasted Cornish game hen, rib eye steak, or lamb chops; dessert course – Kennon House Holiday Duo (chocolate chess pie and fried banana cheesecake).
Join Rosemont of Virginia for the annual New Year’s Eve Bash from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. It will be an evening filled with wine, Virginia craft beer, heavy hors d’oeuvres by Chef Kevin Rosenfeld, and, of course, a champagne toast at midnight! A DJ will spin all of your favorite tunes in the Art Gallery, and there will be amazing door prizes and party favors. Tickets are $80 per person or $150 per couple for Rosemont Wine Club members and $100 per person or $180 per couple for non-members. The ticket price includes all of your wine, beer, champagne toast, food, entertainment, favors, and applicable taxes for the evening! Tickets MUST be purchased in advance by Wednesday, December 30. To purchase tickets online visit www.rosemontofvirginia.com/nye or call 434-636-9463.
After you enjoy one of these fantastic options to welcome 2016 or even if you choose to stay at home, resolve to spend more time in the Lake Gaston region this New Year. Dine locally…Be entertained locally…Shop locally. The Lake Gaston region has so much to offer in such a short drive.
Best wishes for peace and prosperity this year from the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce.