Area businesses offer New Year’s Eve special events

Published 3:56 pm Friday, December 28, 2012

Several area businesses plan to ramp up their offerings for New Year’s Eve. In Tryon you can dance the night away after the annual 10 p.m. ball drop at the clock tower or hang out for a special four-course dinner and music at The Purple Onion in Saluda. Below is a list of events:

Stone Soup – Landrum

Chef Amanda Greene will offer specials for the evening including an amuse bouche for each guest as well as a Good Luck stew with hoppin’ John and collards.

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Zenzeras – Landrum

Owners Debbie and Robert Briggs will host their annual New Year’s Eve Party with Special Edition. There will be special menu items, music, specialty drink items and a midnight Champagne toast.

Purple Onion – Saluda 

The Purple Onion will offer two options for New Year’s Eve. You can go for an early dinner at 5:30 p.m. to hear music from Fred Whiskin or attend the 8 p.m. seating for The JPQ Band and a four-course dinner. A champagne toast will also be available.

Saluda Grade Café – Saluda 

A 1950s classic retro menu will be available from 5-9 p.m.

La Bouteille – Tryon

Fred and Shelly Block at La Bouteille invite the community to come join in a night of bubbly toasts and potluck hors’ devours.

Kyoto – Tryon 

A DJ will keep the night going at Kyoto’s in Tryon on New Year’s Eve. Party favors and more will be handed out during the dance party, which begins at 9 p.m. There will also be a champagne toast at midnight.