Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

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You work hard for the money, so gay Houston better treat you right. Do they ever this week with shows, parties, celebrity guests and LGBT special events that make the workweek so worth it.

Friday, Nov. 14

Patrick Murphy (top photo) performs live for your boot-scootin’ pleasure deep in your C&W-lovin’ heart @ Neon Boots, 8 p.m.

Flex Friday gets your motor running with hot boys and drag and other surprises @ F Bar, 9 p.m.

Shower Boys never let you down and always get your weekend started right @ Meteor, 10 p.m.

Selfies Millennial Friday puts drag and dancing on your radar with scores of friends each and every week @ South Beach, 9 p.m.

Lounge it! You know what’s up. Happy hour to the wee hours @ Guava Lamp, 9 p.m. This week, “On the Couch” premieres with your hostess/moistest Roxanne Collins at this special viewing party, 10 p.m.

Beats, beers and boys puts the party in your pocket and the gay in your Friday @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.

Boys and Men. You know you love it @ JR’s and Mining Company’s Cockfight.

Dance Your Ass Off and get moving on the floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.

 

Saturday, Nov. 15

Calvin Harris Album Release Party lays down the DJ beats so you can move your feets. Get into the groove with Harris-inspired (second photo) giveaways and surprises @ South Beach, 9 p.m.

Fall Ball closes out its season of autumn games for Houston’s gay pitchers and catchers @ Houston Sportsplex, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

ERSICSS Candidate Announcement and Postal Auction. The Empire of the Royal Sovereign and Imperial Court of the Single Star krewe reveals its court appointees, bidding on blind packages commences for charity, and a buffet is served @ Meteor, 5 p.m.

F Experience. You always wanted to do it with DJ Tad Dvorak. With drag. And go-go boys. Join the crowd @ F Bar, 9 p.m.

Sound Factory Saturday. One, two, you know what to do @ Guava Lamp, 9 p.m.

Country Dance. Before there was Gilley’s, there was the Esquire Ballroom. Now the legendary space is where your gay-ass boots meet the beat @ Neon Ballroom, 9 p.m.

Party time. Excellent. Slip into something that will warm your gay heart @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.

Shower Boys leave a wet spot on your Saturday @ Meteor, 9 p.m.

DJ beats get you moving on the dance floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.

Drag divas never really end when it’s cheap drinks and Showgurlz @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.

Scruffy Saturday. Cruise on over with DJ beats and hot male dancers @ Mining Company, 9 p.m.

Fruit loop. No weekend is complete without a stop in for a few laps around the loop and a drink or five while eyeing the go-go boys @ JR’s, all day.

 

Sunday, Nov. 16

Brunch of Gays. A brunch bunch gathers for the last time this year. Bring canned goods for food bank donations and your appetite for a good time @ Berryhill Baja Grill, 11:30 a.m. You’re gonna love it.

This Is How We Brunch. The annual gay men’s brunch raises money for the Stigma Ends With Me Live Consortium with prix fixe fabulosity and bottomless mimosas @ Reef, 11:30 a.m. Hang tight, home boy. It's the This Is How We Brunch Afterparty keeping the party going @ F Bar, 4 p.m.

Country Sunday. Mosey on over for some afternoon delight. It’s the most C&W Sunday fun you can have with your boots on @ Neon Boots, 12 noon.

Bust Sundays. It’s you and your brew crew for the cheapest vodka and draft you’ll find. Don’t let the weekend getaway without one more round @ Ripcord, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday Fun Day Drag Show with Kofi and the girls and all of Houston’s ready-to-party gay boys @ JR’s. All day bar, evening drag.

Beer Bust Sundays fill you with all you can take @ Ripcord, all day.

Sunday Fun Day Karaoke (bottom photo) with a host that’s as entertaining as the singers @ Guava Lamp, 10 p.m. Lounge doors for day drinking at 4 p.m.

Sunday Funday parties hard until you absolutely have to go home and start your workweek @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, 12 noon.

Country Sunday. Mosey on over for some afternoon delight. It’s the most C&W Sunday fun you can have with your boots on @ Neon Boots, 12 noon.

Hot Mess Sunday with Deejay Pollo and Ricky Lee and Houston’s hottest Spanish-English video remix set @ Blur, 10:30 p.m.

Men At Work with trash disco by DJ Danny G and drink specials @ Mining Company, all day.

Retox Sunday and shut down the weekend. These queens know what you need, and you’re going to get it @ F Bar, 6 p.m.

 

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