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New Year's Eve Celebration with Dance Band, $75; Club Closed Jan. 1-3

December 29, 2009

Dance the night away at the New Year's Eve Swing featuring Doc Scantlin and His Imperial Palms Orchestra.

Admission ($75 for members, $100 for non-members) includes an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, party favors, midnight champagne toast and a 10% discount on New Year's Eve dinner at the Fourth Estate Restaurant.

The party begins at 8 p.m. Dec. 31 and ends at 1 a.m. Jan. 1.

Reserve at 202-662-7501 or at www.press.org/swing . Advance payment required.

The Fourth Estate Restaurant will feature a three-course menu for $55 per person for NPC members, $65 for non-members, including a glass of champagne.

The menu is:
Appetizers

  • Shrimp cocktail with horseradish sauce
  • Oysters on the half shell
  • Caesar salad with peppercorn pecorino
  • Organic greens with peppercorn vinaigrette
  • Lobster bisque

Entrees

  • Roasted prime rib of beef, mashed potatoes and mushroom demi glace
  • Lobster and shrimp risotto, sautéed spinach and pine nuts
  • Rosemary roasted rack of lamb, bi-colored scalloped potatoes
  • Organic roasted half chicken, sage and cranberry bread dressing
  • Seared tuna steak, rice pilaf
  • Vegetarian spinach and feta cakes, butternut squash gratin

Desserts

  • Pavlova with passion fruit
  • Chocolate mint parfait
  • Mango and berry tuile cups

Price does not include tax and gratuity.

For dinner reservations, call Emily Hand at 202.662.7638 or email fourthestate@press.org .

The Club will be closed Friday through Sunday, Jan. 1 to 3, in observance of the New Year holiday.