The Elms Resort and Spa

(401 Regent, Excelsior Springs, 816-630-5500 or 800-843-3567). Over the past 120 years, this hotel and retreat has played host to Harry S. Truman, Al Capone and many others. Tonight’s New Year’s Eve package includes a guest room, buffet dinner, a midnight champagne toast, entertainment by the Selle Brothers, a commemorative photo, and brunch the next day. After the 1930s theme party, gangsters and molls who have made a reservation can head to their rooms. Cost for the event starts at $298.

Wed., Dec. 31, 2008