Spending your 2013 New Year’s Eve on Long Island’s North Fork offers you some gentler attractions than those typically found in the city; pleasant alternatives to the routine and the shrill.
We’ve gathered a few of the alternatives together, here, as something of a guide for you, should you find yourself leaning our way come the turn of the year.
New Year’s Eve at the Jamesport Manor Inn
The New Year’s Eve celebration at the Jamesport Manor Inn has become quite the tradition. The three course, Mediterranean/American, NYE prix fixe dinner from Chef Mandleur includes entree choices such as a 16 oz. New York Strip Steak, Roasted Crescent Farm Duck Breast, and Montauk Lobster Risotto.
Make your reservations online or call: (631) 722-0500.
New Year’s In Rome at the Diliberto Winery
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Italian style at the Diliberto Cantina with Neopolitan-style, thin-crust pizza topped with homemade fresh mozzarella, mini Italian or Greek quiches, or and assortment of cheeses, crackers, and imported olives – all served in a Tuscan terrace-like environment. And don’t forget the wines! Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cantina and Tre blends. Plus live music, Rome trivia and prizes!
4 – 8pm, with a champagne toast at 6pm (midnight in Rome) on New Year’s Eve. Visit dilibertowinery.com for more details and to make reservations.
New Year’s Eve Under the Stars at Custer Observatory
The 9th Annual New Year’s Eve Under the Stars at the Custer Institute and Observatory in Southold. Groove along to the live r&b and jazz stylings of Ahmad Ali & Friends. Dance and dine, buffet-style, with desserts, beverages, and a champagne toast at midnight.
8pm – 1am $30 for Members and their guests, $40 Non-Members, $20 Students, $10 Children. Reservations (631) 765-2626 or online.
New Year’s Eve at Arbor View House
So what are we doing for New Year’s Eve, we are giving each couple who stays with us gets a bottle of champagne, chocolate truffles and some noisemakers.
Fishes & Butterfly Wishes Family New Year’s at Long Island Aquarium
Bring the kids for Long Island Aquarium’s annual Fishes & Butterfly Wishes Celebration! Choose from one of two celebrations in either the Aquarium or the Sea Star Ballroom. Plenty of great food, drink, live DJ, and unique activities and entertainment that you won’t find anywhere else.
Children 3-12 & Seniors 62+: $55.00 (Members: $50.00)
Adults: $90.00 (Members: $80.00)
Children 2 & Under: FREE
Butterfly Ball Drop
Children 3-12 & Seniors 62+: $45.00 (Members: $40.00)
Adults: $75.00 (Members: $70.00)
Children 2 & Under: FREE
6:30 – 11pm
Reservations required – call 631.208.9200, x426 and visit www.longislandaquarium.com for more details.