- Rockin' New Year's Eve Bash
- Featuring Brian Howe of Bad Company, Well Lit and host Erin Murphy
- 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.
- Eastern Iowa Sports Complex
- Tickets: $30 to $60 at (319) 730-6301 or Cedarrapidstitans.com
- Includes: Party favors, balloon drop, champagne toast at midnight
Agnes Morehead taught little Erin Murphy how to knit, a craft which the former child actress has spun into a grown-up side business. Morehead, who played the feisty Endora on "Bewitched," was more than just a "grandmama" onscreen to Murphy, who played the pixie witch Tabitha for six years. Morehead was a surrogate grandmama in real life, too, a most welcome role since Murphy's grandparents lived in Oregon and Texas. "Bewitched" is still flying through the airwaves, one of the few '60s/'70s sitcoms that has never gone off the air. It's a staple of retro TV even today, firmly ingrained in pop culture. Murphy, however, has her feet on the ground, running in lots of different directions. "I always say that I never want to be defined by one thing, and 'Betwitched' is such a defining thing that I've gone out on a limb trying to find other things to change that," Murphy, now 48, says by phone from her home in Santa Clarita, Calif. One of her other things is playing host on a number of reality television shows -- a role that's spun into a hosting gig for Monday night's Rockin' New Year's Eve Bash at the Eastern Iowa Sports Complex in Hiawatha (12/31/12). She jumped at the chance to appear on the same bill as Brian Howe, former lead singer of Bad Company. "I loved them when I was in high school," she says of the British super-group Howe fronted for a decade. The details