New Year’s Eve events
• Abrahams Bar and Grill, 1127 N. Seventh Street, is hosting a Winter Wonderland event allowing everyone age 21 and over to “experience a big city party on at Abrahams.” The party begins at 9 p.m. and lasts until 2 a.m. and there is no charge to enter the Winter Wonderland. The event is sponsored by Svedka Vodka and for guests who arrive early, photo ops will be available with the Svedka backdrop that is used by celebrities. A DJ will be playing all night and into the morning and a champagne toast will take place when the clock strikes midnight.
• Rock ‘N’ Country Sports Pub and Grill, 640 S. Seventh Street will be open for a New Years Eve party to help ring in 2013 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The band Shooter will provide live entertainment for the event. Shooter is an “award winning Southern Rock Band from northern Illinois, which features Southern Rock with original music and Classic Rock with a little Country thrown in for good measure.”