Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) What better way to ring in 2012 than at a masquerade party in a mansion?
The Roberson Museum and Science Center and BingSpot.com are teaming up to throw a huge New Year's Eve celebration.
The Roberson will play host to a masquerade ball and cocktail party on December 31. You can kick off the new year in elegance in style.
Evening wear and masks are requested for the celebration. It benefits the Roberson Museum and Science Center.
Masquerade In the Mansion will be December 31 from 9 P.M. until January 1 at 2 A.M. Tickets are $35.00 and are on sale now.
The party will be all over the mansion. It is already decked out for the holidays with the "Home for the Holidays" displays.
There will be live music, dancing, entertainment, a champagne toast, and two cash bars provided by Terra Cotta.
"It's a brand new event. We're very excited to do this. It's a great atmosphere with the unique and historical setting of the Roberson mansion. The 'Home for the Holidays' displays will be up so it's really going to be a great celebration," said Jason Fiume, Marketing and Public Relations Manager for Roberson Museum and Science Center.
The Ayana D. Project will be the featured performer with a jazz quartet in the Mansion Library.
"There's going to be something for people of all ages. We're going to have the fantastic Ayana D. Project and jazz quartet on the first floor and a DJ playing top 40 on the top floor. Plenty of fun in between. We hope everyone will have a great time and join us," said Joshua B. Ludzki, BingSpot.com
DJ FroZone will spin Top40 hits in the newly renovated grand ballroom.
E.L. Downey, a local Masquerade Artisan, will be selling masks to complete your masquerade attire. There will also be body paintings. A portion of these proceeds will also benefit Roberson.
The celebration is also the official launch party for BingSpot.com. BingSpot.com showcases all of the great things going on in Binghamton.
You can also get tickets in person at Roberson Museum and Science Center or by phone by calling (607) 772-0660.