Things to do for December 26, 2013

The Weekender

Burlesque Dancers and Bacon Whiskey Introduce You to 2014

The weekend actually knows what Boxing Day is.

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Truffle Your Way Toward Midnight
MASKED AVENGERS

Truffle Your Way Toward Midnight

Maybe you just want an elegant evening. Maybe you just want to wear a mask through dinner. Here, you get both. Inspired by Truman Capote’s legendary 1966 Black and White Ball, this five-course, truffle-heavy dinner awards a bottle of Veuve for the most elegantly dressed. So bedazzle your mask.

A Burlesque Show Made for Jay Gatsby
LADIES OF THE EVE

A Burlesque Show Made for Jay Gatsby

Come for the lobster brioche canapés. Stay for the 32 busty burlesque performers who will bump and grind you straight into 2014 at this Roaring ’20s–inspired party. Also worth staying for: bubbly, party favors, a live swing band and dancing the Charleston. You know, if that’s what you’re into.

Bacon and Whiskey Toasts at Midnight
BROWN DERBY

Bacon and Whiskey Toasts at Midnight

If you’re concerned that the whole champagne-at-midnight thing is a little played out by now, good news: Red Door and the Baconfest folks are toasting with bacon-infused Manhattans at midnight. Don’t worry: there’s plenty of bacon and whiskey before midnight, too.

This Could Get Surreal...
REDMOON RISING

This Could Get Surreal...

To get a little crazy on New Year’s, kiss a stranger at midnight. To get a lot crazy, there’s this party with hot-air balloons carrying chocolates, a wine bike rolling through the crowd, champagne-spewing chandeliers, human tables roaming around with dessert, and acrobats. Don’t use them as tables.

Behold: The $25,000 New Year’s
SPARKLING WIT

Behold: The $25,000 New Year’s

Finally... let’s go big. With Roof’s $25,000 10-person package, with outstanding 27th-floor views, a methuselah of Dom Pérignon, a magnum of vodka, etc. Though for just $24,837 less, you get the views, an open bar, appetizers and a champagne toast. The etc., however, is up to you.

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