The countdown to 2011 has already begun, but have you made your mind up on where to ring in the New Year?
10. Starting at the in East Hampton Village, the will be having dinner and a live music on Friday night. A slow food a la carte menu will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. A prix-fixe menu and live music will be from 9 p.m. until the last guest leaves. Five course and a glass of champagne are $125 per person.
9. For a more laid back New Year's Eve, has the answer. A , which includes three hours of cosmic bowling and dinner for $35 for adults and $25 for kids, will take place between 5 and 8 p.m. There will be sherbet punch toast and party favors. An starts at 9 p.m., and is $50 each. There will still be cosmic bowling, but a champagne toast will ring in 2011 at midnight. Reservations are recommended.
8. Southfork Kitchen on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton will be serving a four-course prix-fixe meal, including Lake Montauk clams, oysters, Peconic Bay scallops, and mussels. If you want to catch an early meal, the cost is $65, and after 9 p.m., the cost is $75.
7. In Sag Harbor, is serving dinner and having a DJ. Seatings start at 5 p.m., with a regular menu. Then at 9 p.m., dinner is $45 per person for a three-course prix-fixe meal. An open bar and passed hors d'ouvres will be served between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. Admission is $60, and includes music by Mr. NoShame from 10:30 p.m. until 1 a.m.
6. Oasis in Noyac has a prix-fixe menu for a five-course meal for $100. DJ Biggie will be spinning tunes starting at 7:30 p.m. Best to call ahead for a reservation, because we hear they are practically booked.
5. If you feel like driving a bit, in the village has an elaborate evening planned that includes an overnight stay if you just couldn't get away this holiday season. Starting with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. at the inn, there will then be a five-course dinner at , from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Included in the $440 price per couple, there will be a Polar Ice Lounge with ice bars and luges, a DJ and dancing, televised showing of the ball drop in Times Square, and a champagne toast at midnight. On New Year's Day, there will be a breakfast buffet at the inn's restaurant.
4. was supposed to have a deejay, but he canceled at the last minute. That doesn't mean the party's over: the regular menu will be served with some holiday specials, like surf and turf. What's even better is that there's no cover charge.
3. A will be held at in Sag Harbor. DJ Tone Tigga will be on the ones and twos under a sea of disco ball. There will be a champagne toast as the clock strikes 12, and plenty of noisemakers, streamers, masks and balloons to make for one festive evening. Admission is $60 for an open bar and $20 for a cash bar.
2. In the mood to dance the night away to Motown? in Montauk is having a . A cocktail party kicks off the evening at 7:30 p.m., followed by a five-course sit-down dinner with a seafood bar and pasta station. A Viennese dessert table will also be included. Soul be It, a 10-piece band, will perform, as well as DJs DES and Linda. Tickets are $125.
1. Booga Sugar will be perform at starting at 10 p.m. The celebration continues until 4 a.m. Tickets are just $25.