New Year’s Eve Happenings
by Dawn Ballou
December 30, 2004
Want to go out to celebrate the coming of the New Year? There are lots of fun activities going on around Pinedale for New Years, from great special dinners at local restaurants, ski events and New Year's celebrations at local establishments. Below are some of the highlights.
White Pine Ski Area & Resort Torchlight Parade Meet at White Pine at 5 pm. Ride to the top and ski parade down the wintery slopes with lighted flares. Must be 12 years of age or older and able to ski without poles to hold the flare. Light chili supper for $5 (chili, salad, cornbread and dessert). Reserve spot by calling the Sublette Chamber, 307-367-2242 or White Pine Ski Area at 307-367-6606 ext. 3. www.whitepineski.com
The Place Restaurant & Bar (Cora/Upper Green) New Year’s Eve Party Dinner specials (New York Strip/Lobster, Prime Rib), Live music, free champagne at midnight, balloon drop and Bum Dart practice. Opens at 7 am. 2000 Hwy 352. www.grguestranch.com
Cowboy Bar (Pinedale) New Year’s Eve Gala Live music by Revolver. Midnight buffet. Hours: Noon – 2 am. 104 W Pine St.
Corral Bar & Grill (Pinedale) New Year’s Eve Party Open all night Friday Dec. 31. Free champagne at midnight. Live music by Flashback “103” Friday & Saturday. Party favors. Free cab rides by Pinedale Cab. 30 W Pine St.
Stockman’s New Year’s Eve Fest Craving Chinese food? Head to Stockman’s in Pinedale New Year’s Eve for Sweet & Sour Pork, Kung Pao Chicken, Crab with Ginger Sauce, Spare Ribs, Beef Chow Yuk, Butterfly Prawns, Egg Foo Yung, Herb Roasted Rack of Lamp, Roasted Beef Tenderloin, filet Oscar, oven-roasted New York Wellington, and more. Reservations appreciated 307-367-4563. 117 W Pine.
Bottoms Up Brewery & Grill New Year’s Eve Celebrate with free champagne cocktails and snacks between 4-8 pm. Open New Year’s Day at 2 pm. 402 W Pine in Pinedale.
See a movie! On Friday, New Year's Eve, the Pinedale Entertainment Center will be showing: Ocean’s Twelve (PG-13), showtimes 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm. Meet the Flockers (PG-13), showtimes 7 pm & 9:30 pm. www.a-f-e-c.com In Big Piney at The Flick, movies on New Year’s Eve are Lemony Snickets (PG) at 7 pm, and National Treasure (PG)-late show starts Friday at 9:30 pm.
Go X-C Skiing! Ski rentals are available at the Great Outdoor Shop, 332 W Pine. They will be open New Year’s Day. www.greatoutdoorshop.com. Nordic rentals also available at the White Pine Nordic shop at Two Rivers Emporium in Pinedale.