Friday: 21 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageThe long weekend awaits. Got plans? Excellent. If you’re not packing your bags and hitting the road, no worries. Our daily Gay Agenda calendar of LGBT events has you covered.

All weekend long. Atlanta Bear Fest Break Out (top photo) opens four-day festival of fun in the sun and after-dark parties @ Courtyard Northlake Marriott & other venues, 2 p.m., and Hotlanta Softball League’s Big Peach Tourney Registration Party @ Burkhart’s, 6 p.m.

Relax and enjoy the show. “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” @ OnStage Atlanta, 8 p.m., “Avenue Q” @ Horizon Theatre, 8 p.m., and Trey Toler & Friends comedy show @ Laughing Skull Lounge, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

image Lady love. Lesbian Speed Dating @ Bellissima, 8:30 p.m., and Down & Dirty Friday @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m.

Where the boys are. Hot Dog! Party begins Independence Weekend events @ Mary’s, 9 p.m., DJ Lydia Prim @ the Heretic, 10 p.m., Dulce Maria (bottom photo) performs gay Latin Night White Party @ Chaparral, 10 p.m., and WTF Calendar Boy Contest @ Mixx, 10 p.m., are just some of the options on Friday’s whole bar calendar.

There are even more things to do on today’s Gay Agenda. View the full list, including all of your weekly bar nights, community meetings and sporting events, on Project Q Atlanta’s interactive community calendar. You can also submit your own events.


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