Still not sure what you’re doing on the big night? Whether you love a crowd or prefer hanging out quietly at home, Northport Patch has some suggestions for making your New Year’s Eve a little more festive:
As of early Friday morning, there were still some tickets left for the suspense comedy "Murder at the Howard Johnson's" at the Arena Players Repertory Theater. The 9 p.m. show will include wine, champagne, coffee, and pastries throughout the evening. Special deal: buy one ticket at $60, get the second half off. The Theater is located at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport. For more information, call 516-293-0674.
If you want to hang with Holmes and Watson, or get chipwrecked with Alvin, Simon and Theodore, head to the . Check showtimes here.
If you like lobsters, check out the menu at Northport Feed & Grain. Food will be served until midnight, and they’re still taking reservations. For more information call 631-651-2684.
Looking for a little entertainment with your meal? Head to Elijah Churchill’s Public House where for a $10 cover charge, you can enjoy an appetizer buffet and a champagne toast while listening to Orion Five beginning at 10 pm. The kitchen will be serving food until 11 p.m. To make a reservation, call 631-261-9678.
If a 3-course dinner for $35.95 sounds good, head to Skippers Pub on Main Street in Northport. Live music will be provided by Rock Pocket. Call 631-261-3589 to make a reservation but you’d better hurry – they’re almost full.
Mascali’s on Larkfield Road in East Northport is serving up some jazz along with a four-course prix fixe dinner for $79.95 which includes a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are still being taken for the 9 p.m. seating. For more information, call 631-757-2404.
Bistro 44 on Main Street in Northport has two seatings. Enjoy a four-course meal at 7 p.m. for $55. If you prefer to dine later, you can still get a reservation for the 9:30 p.m. seating featuring a five-course meal. For more information, call 631-262-9744.
There’s still time to make a reservation at The Crossroads Café in East Northport, which will be serving up some New Year’s Eve specials on the menu. There are a few tables available at 4:00 and 8:30, with more availability at 9:30 and 10 p.m. Call 631-754-2000 for more information.
If you’re not into the whole ball-dropping thing, then settle back and take your pick of TV marathons:
The Syfy Channel will be showing episodes of The Twilight Zone starting at 9 a.m. on Dec. 31 and running until 6 p.m. on New Year’s Day.
Stay out of the water: Spike TV will be showing back-to-back Jaws movies staring at 9 a.m. on Dec. 31, beginning with "Jaws: The Revenge."
Bang, zoom! WPIX Channel 11 will again host the perennial favorite "Honeymooners," starting at 11 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.
Bravo will be showing non-stop "Real Housewives" episodes beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
TBS will offer up episodes of the hit comedy "The Big Bang Theory" starting at 7 p.m.
Get your fill of zombies with AMC’s horror/sci-fi series "The Walking Dead" beginning at 11 a.m.
Discovery has back-to-back episodes of the reality series “Weed Wars” starting at 2 p.m. At 6 p.m., the network begins a marathon of "Moonshiners."
Holy cannoli, Batman! Hub TV kicks off a marathon of the classic 60s TV show at 11 p.m. through 6 a.m. New Year’s Day.