CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- There are numerous opportunities in the Charleston/Huntington area to celebrate New Year's Eve on Saturday, so there's no excuse to sit at home and ring in the new year with Ryan Seacrest or Carson Daly on the tube unless that's what you really want to do. Check out the list below or browse the GoodNight schedule to see what celebration best fits your style, then head out to ring in 2012 with some live entertainment.
Note: Listings start with Charleston area events, then ordered by distance from Charleston.
The Boulevard Tavern
Rock, jam and funk music by Fletcher's Grove. Package deal includes two show tickets, a room with two beds at The Charleston House Ramada, complementary bottle of champagne at club and free brunch at Sam's Uptown Cafe on New Year's day. 10 p.m. Show only $10, room package $120. Limited room packages remain. 806 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-205-7951 for reservations or visit www.theboulevardtavernwv.com for more information.
The Sound Factory
Dance party with DJ. 8 p.m. Cover $5. 812 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-342-8001 or visit www.soundfactorywv.com.
Music by Robert Shaffer and John Lilly from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and The Honky Tonk Heroes from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Kitchen will be open late. No admission fee. Reservations suggested. 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871 or visit www.bluegrasswv.com.
Music by Spurgie Hankins Band. 9 p.m. Free. 1611 Washington St. E. Call 304-344-3474.
Folk, indie and blues music by headliners Sasha Colette and the Magnolias. With alternative and Americana singer/songwriter Andy Park. 10 p.m. Admission $10. 410 Elizabeth St. Call 304-345-9893 or visit www.emptyglass.com.
West Side Jamboree
Music by The Westsiders. Smoke and alcohol free. 7 p.m. Tickets $12; admission by ticket only. 211 Tennessee Ave. Call 304-965-1045 or 304-767-0084.
Warren and Terry Doyle call to the music of Joe Dobbs and Friends in FOOTMAD's "Good RiDANCE" contra dance. 9 p.m. to 12:01 a.m. Free. Columbia Gas Auditorium, 1700 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Kanawha City. Call 304-415-3668 or visit www.footmad.org.