Best Bets December 29, 2011

By NEMS Daily Journal

HELLO, 2012
Taylor’s own Dent May is heading up the New Year’s Eve shindig at Proud Larry’s in Oxford this weekend. May, Ills, Child Star and Flight are on the roster to perform. Tickets are $10 and the show starts at 9 p.m. Visit proudlarrys.com or call (662) 236-0050 for more info.

TUPELO

Blue Jeans & Sequins
rings in the new year
Break out your best jeans and sparkles for the second annual Blue Jeans & Sequins New Year’s Eve party.
The event, which is a fundraiser for the Tupelo Ballet, will feature music by the Paul Rainey Band, dancing and a breakfast buffet at 11 p.m.
The event is at 8 p.m. New Year’s Eve at the Hilton Garden Inn/BancorpSouth Conference Center, and the Hilton Garden Inn is offering discounted room rates for party-goers.
Tickets are $40.
For more info or to buy tickets, call (662) 844-1928.

Dancing, food on schedule
for Dance Studio party
The Dance Studio is hosting a New Year’s Eve party that will surely get toes tapping.
Dancing, mixers, games and prizes are on the schedule for the evening. Guests are welcome to bring a pot luck.
The party starts at 7 p.m., and there will be champagne or sparkling grape juice toasts at midnight.
It’s $10.
Call (662) 842-2242 for more.

Dance concert at Link Centre
to benefit homeless ministries
Sara Kathryn Beasley, a senior at Tupelo High School, is putting on The Compassion Concert, a dance show to benefit homeless ministries in Tupelo.
Beasley choreographed the entire hour-long concert, which features other area teen dancers.
Proceeds from the show will benefit Saints’ Brew at All Saints’ Episcopal Church and First United Methodist Church’s Helping Hands. Both of the programs help the homeless and needy in Tupelo.
The Compassion Concert is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Link Centre.
Tickets are $10/adults and $5/students and children 6 and up.
For more info, call (662) 690-4011.

Loaded Guns, Brother Chuck set to rock at The Spot
It’s a rocking New Year’s Eve at The Spot in Tupelo.
Loaded Guns and Brother Chuck will perform, and there will be champagne at midnight. It’s an 18 and up show, and tickets are $10.
Find The Spot Bar on Facebook for more info.
Daily Journal reports