The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Whether you mask up and poke your head out, or stay put in air-conditioned self-isolation, Atlanta’s LGBTQ venues and stream queens are committed to your social calendar.

Friday, July 17

Eagle Hours. The city’s leather-Levi bar (top photo) is taking temps and open for business every day @ Atlanta Eagle, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. The owner has his patrons at the top of his priority list, and now requires face coverings.

Q Conversations: Creating safe spaces for black trans people in Atlanta. Meet three trans and non-binary people changing the game for QTBlPOC: Jesse Pratt Lopez, Taylor Alxndr and Justine Ingram. It’s free to register and join us for this live Q&A @ Crowdcast and Facebook Live, 12 noon.

Midtown Moon. You can support this Ansley bar and restaurant with food and drinks both in-person and to-go @ 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, 4 p.m. – 3 a.m. daily. 

Happy Hour & Queer Bait. East Atlanta’s gay bar is selling admission tickets in shifts for your safety. Drinks included in entry fee @ Mary’s, one daydrinking shift at 2 p.m., then three shifts 6 p.m. – 3 a.m. Bonus: They are still streaming their Friday Night Virtual Party.

Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Monica Van Pelt and her girls entertain with dinner and a show amid the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar. Make Reservations, because seating is limited @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 18

Sweet Tea. DJ Isaac Escalante (middle photo) is scheduled to helm this GA Boy Productions dance party @ Opium, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Black Lives Matter Protests. Participate in demonstrations to end of police brutality and advocate racial equity in criminal justice @ Downtown, every day. Watch our Instagram Stories for daily protest gathering spots.

Eagle Hours. The city’s leather-Levi bar takes temps and opens for business every day @ Atlanta Eagle, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Weekends at Mary’s. East Atlanta’s gay bar is selling admission tickets in shifts for your safety. Drinks included in entry fee @ Mary’s, 6 p.m. – 3 a.m. Bonus: They are still streaming their Saturday Night Virtual Party.

404 Error. The online drag show that can only come from the ever-whirring and stirring minds of House of Alxndr. A dozen cast members serve Saturday on a platter @ twitch.tv, 9 p.m.

Glitz & Glam. Charlie Brown and her girls give you dinner and a show in Atlanta’s drag restaurant and bar. Make reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m. 

Batman & Robin Drive-In. Watch the Clooney-led schmaltz fest with an all-star cast from the safety of your car with Wussy and the gang @ Plaza Drive-In, 9 p.m.

Xion Afterhours with DJ Karlitos. Bars and clubs dipping their toes into reopening is this late-night dance, or technically in the wee hours of Sunday morning @ BJ Roosters, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

 

Sunday, July 19

Nuns Gone Live! Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (bottom photo) bring their cosmic joy and gold-hearted shenanigans to the internet to raise money for Rainbow House @ Facebook Live, 7 p.m.

Drag Brunch Theatre. The Sisters of Sequins with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 p.m. 

Black Lives Matter Protests. Join the peaceful demonstrations for the end of police brutality against black people and racial equity in criminal justice @ Downtown, every day. Watch our Instagram Stories for daily protest gathering spots.

Eagle Hours. The city’s leather-Levi bar takes temps and opens for business every day @ Atlanta Eagle, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

X Summer. Gather on the refreshed patio and newly branded corner hotspot for food and drinks @ X Midtown (Ten Atlanta), 4 p.m. - 12 midnight.

Keep an eye out for more virtual events as they’re announced on the Project Q and Q magazine Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and of course right here at theQatl.com.

A verstion of this calendar originally ran in QATLus magazine. Read the full issue online here:

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