Entertainment

Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings Presents Nation’s Bravest: Firefighters Unite

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Hot hunks of charity calendar take part in exclusive signing on December 16th as part of Diva Fridays 

 WHAT:  Things will get scorching hot at Mohegan Sun  when  the sexy firefighters of Nation’s Bravest: Firefighters Unite charity calendar take part in an exclusive Signings & Sightings event on the patio of Todd English’s Tuscany  on Friday, December 16th.  The free event is part of the Diva Fridays celebration with net proceeds to benefit each firefighter’s charity.

WHEN:             Friday, December 16th

                        9:00pm

                        Todd English’s Tuscany Patio

IN DETAIL:  Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings, presented in collaboration with Spin Street, is a one-of-a-kind experience that allows guests to get up-close-and-personal with some of the world’s biggest entertainers.  Whether it’s an up-and-coming band, well-known comedian or chart-topping musician, a Signings & Sightings event provides artists with an exciting opportunity to share their latest work in an interactive way with fans.  Spin Street, located in The Shops at Mohegan Sun, offers a variety of music, movies and entertainment memorabilia with special signing merchandise available for each Signings & Sightings event. 

Please note that guests must purchase a calendar to have photo taken with firefighters.

ABOUT NATION’S BRAVEST:  Turn up the heat with Nation’s Bravest: Firefighters Unite, the first-ever national calendar featuring twelve sexy firefighters from across the USA.  These sizzling hunks will light your fire 365 days a year, while benefiting a dozen worthy causes in Charlotte, Chicago, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Francisco, St. Louis, Seattle, St. Louis and Tampa. Visit NationsBravest.com to witness these heroes in action via videos, photos and more.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:  Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.

Mohegan Sun Has Your Holiday Shopping, Dining And Entertainment Covered

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Guests can check off their complete wish list this holiday season at Mohegan Sun

The holiday season is officially here and, once again, Mohegan Sun is a one-stop destination for shopping, dining and entertainment.  With over 75 retail outlets, restaurants and bars, 3 award-winning entertainment venues, a luxury hotel and world-class spa, there is something for everyone. Guests can take advantage of special holiday discounts and promotions at several of the retailers, or catch some exciting entertainment.

SHOPPING

Now a regular retail outlet at Mohegan Sun, The Toy Basket offers some great holiday shopping items for children of many ages.  Barbie’s Color Change Mermaid, Lego Watches and Clocks, Madame Alexander Dolls and even plush toys and accessories from the popular Angry Birds game are all available, in addition to much more.

And over at Tommy Bahama, an “On the Flip Side” event will be taking place this holiday season where guests will receive a $50.00 reward for every $250.00 they spend December 1st through December 31st.  *Offer valid at U.S. Tommy Bahama stores.  Not valid at tommybahama.com or Tommy Bahama outlets.  Redemption period for promotional reward is January 1-28, 2012.  Other restrictions apply, see store for complete program details.

DINING

Michael Jordan’s Steak House will be taking care of Christmas Eve and Day dinner with a special dish featuring a Rack of Wild Boar with Spiced Huckleberry Jam and Honey Roasted Sweet Potato Purée.  This meal is priced at $42.00 per person.

Michael Jordan’s 23.sportcafe will also be serving up Christmas dishes on both December 24th and 25th.  The special will be Pork Tenderloin and Brussels Sprouts with Smoked Bacon.  This meal is priced at $28.00 per person and also comes with Apple and Pecan Bread Pudding for dessert.

In the month of December, in celebration of the big holiday, Ben & Jerry’s will be offering a Holiday Gift Basket with a choice of two T-shirts, two coffee mugs and two chocolate packs all for $50.00.  Guests can also receive a small Ice Cream Special with the purchase of any T-shirt.

ENTERTAINMENT

Mohegan Sun will feature some fantastic performances in all three venues this holiday season.  Below is a lineup of upcoming performances.

Mohegan Sun Arena

  • Friday, December 9th at 7:00pm and Saturday, December 10th at 7:00pm: A Mohegan Sun Holiday Marvels Classic – Albano’s Nutcracker.  Tickets are $33.00 & $23.00 with special discounts for seniors and children twelve & under.
  • Saturday, December 17th at 8:00pm: Ms. Lauryn Hill will be on hand for a very special Arena show.  Tickets are $78.00 & $58.00 and are on sale now.
  • Tuesday, December 27th at 7:00pm: The Harlem Globetrotters make their way to Uncasville once again.  Tickets are $72.00, $50.00, $30.00, $25.00 & $19.00.
  • Friday, December 30th at 8:00pm: Rob Thomas will be performing a special intimate concert benefiting the Sidewalk Angels Foundation.  Tickets are $35.00.
  • Saturday, December 31st at 8:00pm: the hugely popular stand-Up comedian and actor Kevin Hart rings in the New Year with his Let Me Explain show.  Tickets are $50.00.

The Cabaret Theatre

  • Saturday, December 17th at 9:00pm: Treehouse Comedy Productions presents Dan Wilson featuring Vincent McElhone with special guest Rubi Nicholas.  Tickets are $20.00.
  • On New Year’s Eve, “The Funnist NYE Party in Connecticut” will bring Laugh-In 2012 starring Joey Kola featuring Carie Karavas and Billy Winn to the Cabaret Theatre for two shows, first at 8:00pm followed by another at 10:15pm.  Tickets for this great night of comedy go on sale Wednesday, November 23rd at 10:00am.

Wolf Den

  • On Saturday, December 3rd at 8:00pm the Wolf Den will feature A Peter White Christmas, where guitarist Peter White will perform his smooth Jazz music with some holiday selections mixed in.

  • And on Sunday, December 11th at 7:00pm: December People bring their holiday music to Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den.
  • On Wednesday, December 21st at 7:00pm, up-and-coming Country talent and Connecticut’s own Nicole Frechette will be performing in the Wolf Den.
  • Friday, December 23rd at 8:00pm: celebrate good times with Ronnie Spector’s Best Christmas Ever.
  • And on Christmas Day, the popular band Eight To The Bar will be performing at 7:00pm.

Arena & Cabaret tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge by Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office.  Wolf Den shows are Free!

GIFT CARDS

Gift cards are also a great idea for the holidays. Especially when one can be used at everything at Mohegan Sun from dining, shopping and entertainment as well as being accepted at the luxurious hotel at Mohegan Sun, Elemis Spa and Mohegan Sun’s Mobil Gas Station & Convenience Store. Gift cards are available in denominations from $10.00 to $500.00 and can be purchased with cash or credit card at the Mohegan Sun Box Office or any Mohegan Sun apparel outlet including: all Essentials stores and Everything Under the Sun which are open 24 hours a day. Gift cards expire one year from the date of purchase and are not available for gaming use.

Gift cards can also be purchased online at the following address: http://www.mohegansun.com/common/gift-cards.html

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON MOHEGAN SUN’S HOLIDAY SPECIALS AND CELEBRATIONS, PLEASE VISIT MOHEGANSUN.COM.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.

Plenty Of Ways To Celebrate The New Year At Mohegan Sun

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Special New Year’s parties at Ultra 88 Night Club, Lucky’s Lounge, The Dubliner as well as a celebration in The Shops concourse to ring in 2012

There’s no better place to welcome in 2012 than Mohegan Sun come December 31st.  Festivities will include a live DJ spinning in The Shops concourse, Kevin Hart in the Arena, a special party in Lucky’s Lounge and The Dubliner, an exclusive party in Ultra 88 Night Club, free entertainment in the Wolf Den, laughs in The Cabaret Theatre as well as great shopping and dining deals across the property.

NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY IN THE SHOPS CONCOURSE

On New Year’s Eve, The Shops concourse at Mohegan Sun will be channeling its own little piece of Times Square with the aid of exciting Aerialists performances every hour starting at 9:00pm and lasting through 1:00am.  A pyrotechnic display will also go off at Midnight.  Also from 9:00pm through 1:00am, DJ JP will be on-hand to host a huge party in The Shop’s Concourse.  Hats and noise makers will be distributed to help party goers get ready for the big countdown.  And when the clock strikes Midnight, more celebrations are in store.

ULTRA 88 NIGHT CLUB NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

Mohegan Sun’s premier night life spot, Ultra 88 Night Club, will be taking calls for their exclusive New Year’s Eve party in which New York City’s own, DJ SL will be on-hand, spinning the crowd into 2012.  Single entry tickets are priced at $100.00 and include a glass of champagne to be toasted at Midnight. For VIP tables, please call 860.862.7042.

DJ SL is the brother of the legendary DJ Skribble and has spun for the likes of the cast of Entourage, Kim Kardashian and even Dennis Rodman in addition to performing at some of the hottest clubs across the globe.

LUCKY’S LOUNGE

Lucky’s will also have a live DJ set to rock the crowd into 2012. Tickets for this party start at $50.00 per person which includes a ticket redeemable for a champagne toast at Midnight.  Special tables and lounge packages are also available.  For more information and reservations, call 860.862.7005.

THE DUBLINER

Mohegan Sun’s Irish-themed pub, The Dubliner, plans to balance out the New Year’s festivities with live music featuring Remember September.  The cover charge will be $40.00.  More information on packages and reservations can be found by calling 860.862.7005.

JIMMY BUFFETT’S MARGARITAVILLE

Guests can enjoy great food, a fun atmosphere, not to mention free entertainment, all at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville on New Year’s Eve as they will host a special free concert with the band Explicit.

ENTERTAINMENT

Arena

On Saturday, December 31st at 8:00pm, the hugely popular stand-up comedian and actor Kevin Hart rings in the New Year with his Let Me Explain Tour in the Arena.  Tickets are $50.00.

Kevin Hart has burst onto the scene as one of the most versatile comedy actors in film and television. In September 2011, Hart released Laugh At My Pain the feature film version of his comedy tour (under the same name) the movie grossed over $7 million and was the 2011 most successful film that was released in less than 300 theaters.

The LAMP Tour made Hart 2011’s number one comedian on Ticketmaster and in February 2011 Hart sold out the Nokia Theatre two nights in a row to break a record previously set by Eddie Murphy.  Hart’s DVD Seriously…Funny is one of the fastest selling DVDs in recent years and has gone triple platinum.   His Comedy Central special of the same name is the highest rated comedy special of 2010.

The Cabaret Theatre

“The Funniest NYE Party in Connecticut” will bring 3 hilarious headliners Joey Kola, Carie Karavas and Billy Winn to the Cabaret Theatre on December 31st for two shows, first at 8:00pm followed by another at 10:15pm.  Tickets to Laugh-In 2012 go on sale Wednesday, November 23rd at 10:00am. Tickets for the 8:00pm show are $29.75 and tickets for the 10:15pm show are $39.75.

**Both shows will include a balloon drop, champagne toast and party favors. The 10:15pm show features a live DJ and dancing after the performance.

Wolf Den

Nashville’s Space Capone will bring his 70s style R&B grooves  to the Wolf Den for a excellent night of music on December 31st at 8:00pm and 11:00pm.

*It’s suggested that guests arrive early as seating is limited.  The Wolf Den is free for guests 21 years of age or older.

Arena & Cabaret tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge by Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office.  Wolf Den shows are Free!

DINING

Ring in the New Year BALLO Italian Style!  Mohegan Sun’s newest restaurant BALLO Italian Restaurant and Social Club will ring in the 2012 with fabulous Italian dinner specials and dancing into the wee hours.

Start the evening off with some creative and indulgent Italian specialties in addition to the regular menu.

The party at BALLO gets started at 11 p.m. with DJ Get Down spinning the latest and greatest tunes of 2011.  Revelers will enjoy a champagne toast at midnight complete with party favors and noisemakers while watching the ball drop in Times Square on one of the three flat screen TVs over the bar.  VIP tables with bottle service will be available in the Social Club.  Reservations are suggested. Please call 860-862-1100 to book your table.  Visit www.balloitalian.com for more information.

Todd English’s Tuscany will be featuring a four-course meal that starts guests off with a Scungilli Salad with Celery Hearts, Cherry Peppers, Red Pepper Flakes, Lemon and Olive Oil.  Next up is Veal Ravioli with Mushroom-Thyme Cream followed by the main course that serves a 12 oz. Grilled Wagyu N.Y. Strip topped with Truffle Butter, Butter Poached Asparagus and Lobster Mashed Potatoes.  Dessert will be a Chocolate Mousse Bombe with Salty Caramel Sauce and Cinnamon Gelato.  This course is served at $70.00 per person.

Birches Bar & Grill will have a special New Year’s Eve dish that features a starter of Soup du Jour or Birches House Salad.  The entrée will be a Roast Prime Rib of Beef with Asparagus Spears, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Au Jus and Horseradish Cream.  A dessert is also part of this special.  This meal will be served at $35.00 per person.

On New Year’s Eve & Day, the new Seasons Buffet will offer everything from various Soups like the delicious Lobster Bisque to Grilled Chicken and Penne Alfredo.  Guests can also feast on various Pizzas, Rotisserie Turkey, Roast Prime Rib (after 5:00pm), Steamed Mussels Fra Diavolo, Fried Clam Strips, BBQ ST. Louis Ribs and Roasted Rosemary Crusted Leg of Lamb.  And the raw bar will feature Clams and Oysters on the Half Shell as well as U-Peel Shrimp (after 5:00pm).

*Breakfast is $12.50 per person and $6.50 for children.  Lunch is $21.00 per person, dinner is $25.00 per person and children prices are $11.50 for lunch and $14.00 for dinner. (Child price for children ages 6 to 12).

And for more info on everything NYE at Mohegan Sun, please visit www.mohegansun.com/NYE.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.