Don’t drop the ball.
NYE Makeup with Fyubi
What: Makeup and eyebrow guru Flaminia Garioni offers last-minute glam sessions in her new studio.
Why: Champers and sweets make it all high brow.
When: You’re looking auld.
Where: 2344 Huntington Station Ct., Alexandria (202-907-6051). Appointments at 202-907-6051.
Goals for Next Year
What: Create an aspirational list (quit smoking, finish War and Peace, enjoy one bicker-free dinner with Mom), and publish it for all to judge.
Why: Peer pressure makes a great incentive.
When: You’re feeling ambitious.
Where: Online at listverse.com.
Roaring ’20s Dinner
What: Jackson 20 rings in 2010 with old-school dishes like smoked Caesar salad, lobster and crab thermidor, and rice pudding.
Why: It’s time to break out your flapper attire.
When: Thurs., 5-11 p.m. Bar open till 1:30 a.m.
Where: 480 King St., Alexandria (703-842-2790).
What: The new basement wine shop sells small-batch wines with a focus on Burgundy.
Why: Raise your glass.
When: Mon.-Thurs., noon-8:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 1828 18th St. NW, at Swann St. (202-506-4215).
Bloody Mary Fixings
What: Confront 2010 with tomato juice, horseradish, a celery stick, and maybe even some bacon.
Why: You’ll need it.
When: You wake up (and stumble home).
Where: Your fridge.
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