Dec. 28 >> Masquerade at Michigan Princess
Listen to poetry readings of Maya Angelou and Rudyard Kipling. A portion of the proceeds will go to Women's Center of Greater Lansing. Tickets include dinner and are available on eventbrite.com
7 p.m. to 11 p.m., $41-46, 3004 W. Main St., Lansing
(517) 627-2154, facebook.com/PrincessRiverboat
Dec. 28 >> Drippy New Year Celebration at Mac’s Bar
Enter the new year drippin’ the best way Lansing knows how. Performances include hip-hop and rap sets from Impeccable Skillz, Reckless and NinaFay.
8 p.m. to 2 a.m., 18+, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing
(517) 484-6795, macsbar.com
Dec. 31 >> New Year’s Eve Salsa Party at UrbanBeat
Back by popular demand, dinner starts at 8 p.m. Salsa lessons for those who wish to partake will be offered after dinner.
7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., 1213 Turner St., Lansing
(517) 331-8440, urbanbeatevents.com
Dec. 31 >> NYE Avenue Street Fair 20/20 Free at The Avenue Café
DJ Ruckus will be spinning all night while oodles of ramen, bao and rice bowls keep the party moving. Toast at midnight with “Barbara Walters” and Miller High Lite.
9 p.m. to 2 a.m., 21+, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing
(517) 492-7403, avenuecafelansing.com
Dec. 31 >> NYE Contra & Square Dancing at DeWitt Community Center
The Ten Pound Fiddle asks you to bring a dish to share for the potluck at 6:30 p.m. before the dancing begins. 7:30 p.m. marks the beginning of the New dancer lessons, followed by the Contra Dance Party at 8 p.m. The evening will conclude with a midnight nonalcoholic toast and “Auld Lang Syne”. Members of Ten Pound Fiddle may enter for $15. Children are free.
6:30 p.m. to midnight, $18 general, $8 students, 16101 Brook Road, Lansing
(517) 337-7744, tenpoundfiddle.org
Dec. 31 >> Balldropper New Year’s Eve Party at Lansing Brewing Co.
No cover for this “ball dropper” celebration. Live music from The Devil Elvis Show kicks off at 9 p.m.
8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., 21+, 518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing
Dec. 31 >> New Year’s Eve Jazz at Moriarty’s Pub
The weekly jazz nights aren’t stopping for anyone. The New Year’s Eve extravaganza will feature vocalist Tiffany Gridiron, as well as Jim Alfredson (organ), Larry Barris (guitar) and host Jeff Shoup (drums).
7 p.m. to midnight, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing
(517) 485-5287, moriartyspublansing.com
Dec. 31 >> Spiral New Year’s Eve 2020
Dress in your favorite club kid gear and step out for the new year. The regular cast of performances, gogos, shot queens plus a photo booth will be on-site. The evening will be hosted by Asio Aviance.
$10 entry for 21+, $15 under 21. 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., 1247 Center St., Lansing
(517) 371-3221, spiraldancebar.com
Dec. 31 >> Bring on the Roaring '20s at The Exchange
Hosted by the Smooth Daddy Band, this evening calls for the slickest of attire to commemorate the nostalgic times of abundance. Making reservations is recommended.
8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., 314 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing,
(517) 319-4500, Lansingexchange.com
Dec. 31 >> New Year's Bash at Green Door Bar & Grill
Ring in the new year with Grady Hall and the Disciples of Funk. The evening will include a Champagne split, party favors ad a countdown. The party will ride on until 2:30 a.m. First come, first serve on seating.
7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing
(517) 482-6376, greendoorlive.com
Dec. 31 >> NYE 2020 at Stober’s Bar
Bottles of Champagne will be available all day for $20 each.
11 a.m. to 2 a.m., 812 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing
Dec. 31 >> Invasion Band Live at Capital Prime
Motown, Funk and Prince all in one night at one of Lansing’s top joints.
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m., 2324 Showtime Drive, Lansing
(517) 377-7463, capitalprimelansing.com