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Welcoming 2014 in Style, Last Minute December Fun, News & More in December 27th's Newsletter!

The New Year is just days away - how will you be celebrating?




This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
December 27th
, 2013
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Celebrate New Year's at the Inn
at Fox Hollow

Still looking for the perfect place to celebrate New Year's Eve? The Inn at Fox Hollow in Woodbury is hosting their big bash - why not join them in welcoming 2014?

If you're looking for a romantic way to celebrate with that special someone, Fox Hollow has just the deal for you - starting at $589 per couple, you can celebrate in luxury with their special NYE Gala Package, which includes an overnight stay at the Inn at Fox Hollow, tickets to their pre-party celebration & the Fox Hollow New Year's Gala, and a breakfast buffet for two on New Year's morning!

For more information,
please visit their website,
or call 516-224-8184.
Dear Long Islander,
With the beginning of a New Year just days away, there's more than ever to look forward to here on Long Island - there will be plenty of great ways to welcome 2014, and we've got a whole year of fun and new beginnings to look forward to! This weekend, there is still plenty of fun happening as many of the Christmas festivities are beginning to wind down, and locals are getting ready for the big New Year's Eve bashes happening on Tuesday night. Our New Year's Eve Guide below is packed with tons of great ways to start the year off right, whether you're looking to spend a night on the town with friends, or you are looking for something a little more low key, we've got you covered. No matter how you decide to welcome 2014, here's to starting the year off right, and having a Happy, Healthy, & Safe New Year!
Welcome 2014 at Watermill Caterers of Smithtown
Ring in the New Year in Style!
Looking for a fun way to say goodbye to 2013? Then you're in luck - Watermill Caterers of Smithtown is hosting their annual New Year's Eve bash again to welcome 2014, and this event is one you won't want to miss! From 7:30 PM until 2 AM, you'll be able to dance the night away, enjoying a catered cocktail hour, delicious dinner reception, a premium open bar, and live music to help you get going on the dance floor! Tickets are $130 per person, and reservations are recommended. Don't miss out this New Year's Eve - give Watermill Caterers a call today to reserve your place!
For more information & to make reservations, please visit their website, or call 631-724-3242.
Hot Off the Presses's 2014 New Year's Entertainment Guide!
Celebrate in Style This New Year's Eve Right Here on LI
The majority 2013 has already come & gone, and you know what that means - it’s time to welcome 2014! If you’re still unsure of how you’ll be ringing in the New Year on December 31st, not to worry - we’ve got you covered. Our annual New Year’s Celebration Guide features dozens of great local events happening in both Nassau and Suffolk, highlights of the hottest happenings in NYC, as well as fun ways to celebrate at home, and tips & tricks for hosting your own bash. No matter what you consider the perfect night on the town, there is somewhere great to celebrate when the clock strikes 12:00 - from black tie galas, to non-stop nightclub dancing, to laid back festivities at your favorite bar, there are all sorts of fantastic festivities to welcome 2014 with. 
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Join Ocean Restaurant as They Ring in The New Year!
Start The Year Off Right at Ocean Restaurant of Bayville
This New Year's Eve, why not join Ocean Restaurant in Bayville as they welcome 2014 with a special three course menu? For only $59 per person, you'll be treated to a mouthwatering meal that includes options such as crab sliders and duck spring rolls for appetizers, filet mignon and salmon dijonaise main dishes, a variety of dessert options, and of course a glass of champagne to toast 2014 with! Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended - give them a call today to book your table, and welcome 2014 in style!
For more information,
please visit their website, or call 516-628-3330.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
Family Adventures: Cave Encounters
Bring the kids down to the Caleb Smith State Park Preserve this Saturday, December 28th for Cave Encounters! Explore as a family, the world of the animals that live in the darkness of caves. Children will then participate in fun games and a hands-on activity. The encounter will take place from 10:00-11:30 AM. Please call 631-265-1054 for reservations.

Jack Frost the Musical
Stay in the holiday spirit even after Christmas by enjoying the children’s music tale, Jack Frost. The tale is presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions and will be held at the Huntington Library this Sunday, December 29th at 3:00 PM. This event is free to the public; please use this code to register online: HMJ377. If you have any questions, please call the library at 631-427-5165.

All Hands-On Deck at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Head to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum this weekend to enjoy some arts, crafts and experiments for the whole family to enjoy! Drop by the Discovery Deck in the Exploreum to participate in fun and educational themed experiments including sea, space, air and life at sea. These activities are no extra charge; price is included with admission to the museum. Saturday’s activities will be held from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM and Sunday’s from 2:00-4:00 PM.

Candlelight Tour of the Pagan-Fletcher Restoration
Enjoy a candlelight tour of the Pagan-Fletcher Restoration in Valley Stream this Sunday, December 29th. The tour will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM and is free to attend. We are asking tour participants to please bring a canned food item that will be donated to local pantries to help those in need this winter. Any questions regarding the tour, please call 516-825-7157.

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