imageSaturday kicks the gay into high gear. Political candidates, treehuggers, an alternaqueer rock show, the L5P Halloween Parade, a DJ double-header, a dirty dozen of bar events, and so much more. Click on the event you want to view full details.

Candidates press flesh for votes and dollars as Election Day nears. Lunch with mayoral candidate Kasim Reed & San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown @ Joe’s, 11:30 a.m. Get Out the Vote party with State House Dist. 58 candidate Simone Bell @ Radial Cafe, 5 p.m.

Rock out with the alternaqueers. The Sexual Side Effects hit the stage with opening act I’m Chinese as you enjoy bottomless beer cups and prizes. It’s The Ides of Pride concert, courtesy Xanna Don’t (top photo) and Don’t Label It! @ Frogs Cantina. 2 p.m. Read our preview.

image Give your costume a test run. A Halloween Bake Sale at Charis, 3 p.m. leads directly into the annual Little 5 Points Halloween Parade down Euclid Avenue, 4 p.m.

Treehuggers want to diversify support with gay “Real World” personality Danny Roberts (middle photo) as poster boy. Have a green blast at Revival1 @ Trees Atlanta, 5 p.m. Read our preview.

A gay director and a gay actor in a drag role may be worth the drive to “Clue: The Musical” @ Theatre on Main in Acworth, 8 p.m.

imageRest up for a 10-and-a-half hour dance romp with DJ Roland Belmares. The Double Header @ Heretic & Bodyshop starts at 9 p.m. Read our preview.

A dirty dozen of nightlife events from 4 p.m. through 7 a.m. are simply too many to list. You decide from our complete list.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta’s interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.