The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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Falling into fall is easy with LGBT Atlanta to keep you busy. There’s always something fun to do on the Gay Agenda calendar of gay events, from shows to soirees and so much more.

Friday, Sept. 30

Out on Film. Atlanta’s LGBT film festival continues through Oct. 6, tonight with noon shorts, web series screenings, and the features Search Engines, 5:30 p.m.; Summertime, 7:25 p.m., and main attraction Fair Haven (top photo) @ Midtown Art Cinema, 9:20 p.m. Meet the festival’s hottest hunks.

‘November’ Closing Weekend. If someone like Trump had won the presidency in 2008 instead of Obama, this hilarious comedy is what could happen. David Mamet’s play by gay-run Process Theatre treads the boards @ OnStage Atlanta, 8 p.m. Runs through Sunday.

Boys Room. Come hang out with the cool kids @ Mary’s, 9 p.m.

The Other Show. Come to the unique weekly drag cabaret with an eclectic cast and special guests that always pack a surprise @ Jungle, 9:30 p.m

Swinging Richards Underwear Auction. Wild Cherry Sucret hosts, and Atlanta Pride benefits when strippers auction the underwear right off their bodies @ Swinging Richards, 10 p.m.

Swagalicious. This pre-Pride Sponsor Party from Absolut invites you to drink up while winning t-shirts, tank-tops, sunglasses, glow bars and other fun toys @ Burkhart’s, 9 p.m. Sick around for Femme Fatale puts the drag glamazons on display each week. Get your singles ready for premiere Atlanta queens @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m.

Deadly Vixens puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars, plus Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 9 p.m.

Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Charlie Brown, the undisputed Bitch of the South and her gurlz entertain with dinner and a show amid the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar. Make Reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.

Friday Night Dance Party. Another weekly way to kick off your weekend just hit 10th Street. See what you can get into @ G’s, 10 p.m.

Ladies Lounge. Get your lesbian weekend started with a DJ-driven dance party, live performances and scores of women in the new Midtown home of Atlanta lesbian nightlife @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.

Crush Friday turns up the volume on its weekly gay Latin party with stage shows and dancing into the wee hours @ Club Rush, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.

Resident DJs Scott and Mikey take you deep into the night with $5 Fridays @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Foreplay Afterhours with DJ Cosmo keeps you dancing late. Really late @ Tokyo Valentino, 1 a.m. – 5 a.m.


Saturday, Oct. 1

Bear Invasion (middle photo). DJ Del Stamp flies in from Vancouver to rock this semi-regular party for the big hairy guys and their admirers @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Southern Softpaw League. Fall Ball is in full swing with the gay softball pitchers and catchers @ Southside Sports Complex, 10 a.m. Sharks hosts the after-game celebration @ Frogs, 4 p.m.

Out on Film. Atlanta’s LGBT film festival continues through Oct. 6, with its Super Saturday selections today @ Midtown Art Cinema, 9:20 p.m. Meet the festival’s hottest hunks.

Then Comes Marriage Expo. A wedding vendor convention with same-sex couples in mind @ Emory Conference Center Hotel, 12 noon – 5 p.m.

Gentlemen’s Foundation Field Day. Join the group for gay men of color as they field 15 teams in fun games @ Phoenix III Park, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.

#Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of tonight’s party @ Mary’s, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Do it, and you may not remember what you did during regularly scheduled shenanigans, 9 p.m.

Georgia vs. Tennessee. Atlanta’s gay sports bar screens the big game for the gays of these popular schools @ Woofs, 3 p.m.

Toga Party. The annual fun with David Carroll/Kandi Mann @ Opus 1, 7 p.m.

Armorettes do their monthly backroom burlesque for a cause @ Heretic, 8 p.m.

UV Glow Party. Dress to mess with free body paint, glow toys and black lights on the dance floor @ Jungle, 10:30 p.m. Get there early for Fantasy Girls, 9 p.m.

Synergy turns up the volume on Saturday night and blows your ever-loving mind with glamazons working for your dollars @ Burkhart's, 11 p.m.

Glitz & Glam with Charlie Brown. The self-titled Bitch of the South and her girls entertain with dinner and a show in the theater experience of 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. 

GlitterBomb werqs Saturday night with a drag show hosted by Edie Cheezburger, a cast of premiere queens and special guests @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.

DJ Lydia Prim. She brings the tribal beats to keep your weekend fun going that much longer @ Tokyo Valentino, 1 a.m. – 5 a.m.

DJ Dee Martello All Nighter. Bars close, but this place doesn’t. You never stop shaking your ass @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.


Sunday, Oct. 2

Drag Brunch. Lips presents the Sisters of Sequins with Bubba D. Licious (bottom photo) at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Or sleep in and do Dinner with the Divas, 6:30 p.m.

Out on Film. Atlanta’s LGBT film festival continues through Oct. 6, with a slew of selections today @ Midtown Art Cinema, 9:20 p.m. Meet the festival’s hottest hunks.

Midtown Rouge. First it’s High Energy and DJ Bill Berdeaux, 1 p.m., then the legendary Sunday drag show kicks off with an all-star cast @ Blake's, 8 p.m.

Sunday Funday wraps your weekend just the way you like it: with all your gays plus DJs Rob Reum and Robert Ansley @ Ten Atlanta, 5 p.m. – midnight.

Armorettes. Atlanta’s camp drag crazies against HIV do their weekly good in the gayborhood @ Burkhart’s, 7:30 p.m.

CherryBomb. Wild Cherry Sucret returns to the weekly stage for “something hip and different,” including surprises each week @ Jungle, 8 p.m.

Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens @ Burkhart’s, 9:30 p.m.


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