Central Michel Richard at Caesars Palace will hold a Great American Cookout on its patio. The party will take place from 4-9 p.m., the same evening Caesars Palace will host the Strip’s fireworks celebration, scheduled to begin just past 9 p.m. Menu items for the BBQ include whole roasted suckling pig, barbecue pulled-pork sandwiches, grilled bratwurst and all-beef hotdogs, grilled barbecue pork ribs and Cajun-grilled flatiron steak plus side dishes like steak fries, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw and honey-baked beans. The $30 per-person price includes all-you-can drink local brewers’ selections from Tenaya Creek Brewery and Joseph James, plus music from local DJ E.J. Luera.