Don't despair alone at home Tues., NOV. 4, when you can celebrate or commiserate at ELECTION 2008 PARTIES. The sheer volume of Obama-centric events warms our little hearts, but we'll be holding our breath – in between frantic gulps of booze to numb our frazzled nerves – until the last vote is counted and the victor announced. Here, a few to choose from; visit www.clfreshloaf.com for a more extensive list Nov. 4:
• Barack Obama Official Yes We Did Final Watch Party: Free. 6:30 p.m. Fox Sports Grill, 261 19th St. 404-376-6833. my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs79r7.
• DeKalb County Democratic Election Night Celebration: Free. 7 p.m. Holiday Inn Conference Center, 130 Clairemont Ave., Decatur. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Election Party: Free. 7 p.m. 595 North Ave. RSVP at email@example.com.
• Huge Election Watch Party: Free. 7 p.m. Amsterdam Atlanta, 502-A Amsterdam Ave. 404-892-2227. www.myspace.com/amsterdamatlanta.
• Manuel's Tavern: Free. 602 N. Highland Ave. 404-525-3447. www.manuelstavern.com.
• Stonewall Democrats Election Night Party: Free. 7 p.m. Halo Lounge, 817 W. Peachtree St. www.stonewalldemocrats.org.
• Yes We Have! Obama Presidential Election Results Celebration: Free. 6:30 p.m. Verve Restaurant and Lounge, 511 Peachtree St. 404-888-8880.