Let’s get this party started. Tonight, the parties and events range from a girls night out to something for couples to several holiday parties. For more holiday events read my holiday party post. If you’re looking for holiday theatrical performances, please read Lawrence Toppman’s comprehensive list. Family holiday events are on the Observer’s mommy blog. See you in the streets….
It’s Ladies Night – Bring your girls for Prohibition’s Ladies Night. Drink specials, free admission and a $200 Polished Nail Bar gift card giveaway. 9 – 11 p.m., Prohibition, 200 North Tryon St.
Date Night – The Link’s Ramona Holloway hosts Holiday On Ice Ultimate Date Night. Admission includes skate rental for two, hot chocolate, a rose, s’mores package for the fire pit, a keepsake photo, carriage ride, and a gift bag. Live music from The Holiday Singers. 8-11 p.m. Admission for two is $50. NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza, 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Breakout The Bellbottoms – Enjoy Release! 70’s Disco Party by the crew who brought us the fabulous Release! Classic House Party at Petra’s Piano Bar last month. This time, they’re dressing up in their best Afro, bellbottoms and platform shoes and grooving to the the best of classic, soulful house and disco! 7 p.m. Petra’s Piano Bar, 1919 Commonwealth Ave.
Collure – Network.Taste.Listen Ugly Sweater Edition is the holiday version of DJ DR’s monthly networking event. Free admission, but bring canned goods to donate. 7 p.m. The Vinmaster, 2000 South Blvd., Ste. 610 (behind Luna’s). Free parking.
A Holiday Evening of Blues and Soul features bluesy singer Mel Waiters and soul singer Shirley Murdock ringing in the holidays. 7 p.m. Charlotte Scottish Rite Temple, 4740 Randolph Road. Tickets $35 and up.
Good Eats and Meets: Good Eats Good Cheer-Good Cause Enjoy delicious apps and drink specials at this holiday party. 9 p.m. Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, 139 S. Tryon St., 139 S. Tryon St. $20 and a donate a toy valued at $20 or more.