Presumably because the Mayans knew people in 2012 like to party, they conveniently scheduled the apocalypse on a Friday, making it the perfect convergence of doomsday myths and Jäger bombs. After the jump, peruse some bar specials, parties and other events marking the non-end of the world.
The Quaff: (1010 Broadway St.) Canned food drive that benefits the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception's food bank. Two cans gets you in the door with no cover, five cans will get you a free beer, ten cans will get you a free beer or drink. Music by Dead DJ E.
Tanner:s (7425 Broadway Street) Music by DJ Kim Switch. Beer specials. If you come dressed as a Mayan you get a $10 gift card.
Moxie: (4011 N. Oak Trafficway) $10 bottomless cups 9-midnight. Free "Heaven's Gate" shot at midnight.
Arts Asylum: (1000 East Ninth Street) End Times Jam including Brother Bagman, Supermassive Black Holes,Old Sound, and Wolfmanz Brothers (a Phish tribute). Zombie-themed photo booth. $10
Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre: (3614 Main) The Longest Night Ball hosted by The Gaia Community - an Earth-based, pagan Unitarian Universalist congregation. A midnight pageant celebrates
the "depth of Winter and the promised return of Spring. $25 entry fee included snacks and nonalcoholic drinks.
Mission Theatre: (5909 Johnson Drive, Mission) Hibernate: Soulstice of Awakening including many techno acts. 7:30 p.m.-5 a.m.