The original show takes a well-known fairytale and pokes fun of politicians and current events. Shows Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the Dec. 31 8 p.m. show followed by a party. At the Pavilion; tickets $7-12.
Two seatings at the Deer Park Villa, with the second party package including a buffet, DJ, champagne toast and party favors. $30 for 5 p.m. seating, $50 for later seating. Deer Park Villa, 367 Bolinas Road, Fairfax.
19 BROADWAY EXTRAVAGANZA, FAIRFAX
Chrome Johnson and Honeydust will perform at the annual New Year's Extravaganza. Doors open at 9 p.m. at 19 Broadway, party starts at 10 p.m. 19 Broadway, Fairfax. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. www.19broadway.com
MARINITAS, SAN ANSELMO
Dinner starts at 4 p.m. There are food and drink specials all night at in San Anselmo. Free champagne toast and ball drop at midnight. 218 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. www.marinitas.net
, SAN RAFAEL
Ring in the new year with a round of laughs and a midnight bubbly toast at the JCC'S Second Annual New Year's Eve Stand-Up Celebration. Starts 8:30 p.m. $29.50-$55. 200 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael. (415) 444-8000
, SAN RAFAEL
Ring in the new year with '80s music from The 85's and local band Petty Theft, a Tom Petty tribute band. Price includes show, party favors and complimentary glass of champagne at midnight. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. $35-$40. 842 4th St., San Rafael. (415) 226-0262
TRES HOMBRES, PETALUMA
The Theater District restaurant and bar puts on a night of salsa dancing with a live DJ, starting 8pm. Come for dinner and Tres Hombres' selection of drinks, including many tequilas, and stay for the Latin-themed party. 151 Petaluma Blvd. South, Petaluma. (707) 773-4500 www.treshombresrestaurant.com
MYSTIC THEATRE, PETALUMA
Ring in the New Year with the Tommy Castro Band. Tommy Castro is an award-winning blues and R&B guitarist who has been nominated as the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year and Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year. Starts at 8 p.m. $51-$56. 23 Petaluma Blvd., Petaluma. (707) 765-9211 www.mcnears.com.
FLAMINGO RESORT HOTEL, SANTA ROSA
"New Year's Eve Bash For Single Professionals,'' Dec. 31, 9 p.m. Party features dancing, food, and more to ring in the new year. $20. 2777 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa. (707) 545-8530.
RANCHO NICASIO, NICASIO
The Zydeco Flames offer up a tasty morsel of Southern music, playing everything from the harmonica, accordions and even washboards. Starts at 9 p.m. $25-$30.
On the Town Square, 1 Old Ranchero Road, Nicasio. (415) 662-2219
UPTOWN THEATRE, NAPA
Los Angeles band Ozomatli can best be described as playing Latin rock that's infused with cumbia, hip-hop and other musical influences that are as diverse as the members of the band. Starts at 9 p.m. $50-$85. 1350 3rd St., Napa. (707) 259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com
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