The best LGBTQ things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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Drag kings, dancing queens, day drinkers and pop-up shops are just the tip of event options for queer Atlanta. Whether you watch online or join at a distance, the weekend is waiting for you just around the corner.

Scroll on, and click on the events that grab you for more information.

Friday, Dec. 4

AGMC Holiday Concert (top photo). It’s online this year, but Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus still brings the holiday heat. The 25th annual concert from Cathedral of St. Philip celebrates the season @ Afton Tickets. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. (Photo courtesy AGMC)

PALS Furry 5K Virtual Run. Pets Are Loving Support jumps 2020’s “virtual run” bandwagon. Sign donors for PALS, and record your run through Dec. 15 . One-mile kids or pet walks also encouraged @ GiveSignUp. 

Love, M. After a World AIDS Day premiere, this heartfelt play about mothers and sons streams through the end of the month @ Horizon Theatre, 7 p.m.

Friday BBQ. Atlanta’s gay sports bar is going long for customers with in-person and to-go food and cocktails. Fridays are extra special with specials that provide a taste escape to backyard ‘cues @ Woofs, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Fab Friday Virtual Pop-Up. Special deals with social distancing from the trans- and lesbian- led feminist bookworms @ Charis Books & More, 12 noon – 4 p.m.

Hideaway Happy Hour. Drop in on a full afternoon and evening of specials, and don’t forget Trivia Tuesdays with a $50 bar tab prize @ Hideaway, 9 p.m. Happy Hour specials every weekday, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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 @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.

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, 6 p.m.  and 9 p.m. You can also stream their Friday Night Virtual Party.

Fem Friday. The backyard and patio are open for women who love women who love open-air parties, with two socially distanced and masked levels indoors @ My Sister’s Room, Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Pump. Dance mixes “pump” for the no-cover-charge party that masked, distanced, shirtless gay guys need @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Madams of the Moonlight. Legendary queens doing legendary things @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.

 

Saturday, Dec. 5

NeonBlk. Drag diva Dotte Com (middle photo) curates the cast of queens and kings from all over for your pleasure to raise funds for worthy Black causes @ Twitch.TV/theDotteCom, 9:30 p.m. Photo by @busybodydeer courtesy Dotte Com.

SEC Saturday. The bowl positions are solidifying, and you have a front row seat with gridirons on the screens and food and drink specials in your belly @ Woofs and Midtown Moon, 12 noon.

Charis Virtual Pop-Up. Special deals with social distancing from the trans- and lesbian- led feminist bookworms @ Charis Books & More, 12 noon – 4 p.m.

AGMC Holiday Concert. It’s online this year, but Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus still brings the holiday heat. The 25th annual concert from Cathedral of St. Philip celebrates the season @ Afton Tickets, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday too, 3 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.

Tis the Season Onesie Party. The ladies are up to good fun. Kings, queens and your long johns @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.

DJ Nick Stracener. See that boy, watch that scene, they are the dancing queens @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Love Saturdays. Tristan Hartment hosts with DJ Darlene spinning tunes and drink specials @ Hideaway, 10 p.m.

Divas of the Moonlight. Myah Ross Monroe, Angelica D’Paige Brooks and more cast a spell @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.

Xion Afterhours with DJ Twisted Dee. Bars and clubs dipping their toes into reopening include this dance party in the wee hours of Sunday morning @ District Atlanta, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

 

Sunday, Dec. 6

#Daydrunk (bottom photo). Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of the party as the sun drops @ Mary’s, 2:30 p.m.

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

Sunday Brunch & Heifer Review. Ruby Redd drive the bus while you eat up and drink down with $20 endless Mimosas @ Midtown Moon, 1 p.m.

Honeypot Sunday. Dip your paw into a leather, bear and friends night with Victor and Tim @ Hideaway, 9 p.m. Happy Hour specials 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Booze & Beats. MSR does what they do with a few extras for Sunday funday. Knock back $3 mimosas and enjoy Djs and brunch @ My Sister’s Room, all day.

AGMC Holiday Concert. It’s online this year, but Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus still brings the holiday heat. The 25th annual concert from Cathedral of St. Philip celebrates the season @ Afton Tickets, 3 p.m.

Sunday Funday. Gather on the refreshed patio and re-branded corner hotspot for food and drinks @ X Midtown (formerly Ten Atlanta), 4 p.m. – 12 midnight.

Tossed Salad. Brigitte Bidet’s queeny, kingy free-range dingy show returns with strict mask and distance guidelines @ My Sister’s Room, 10 p.m.

A version of this calendar appeared in Q ATLus magazine. Read the new issue here:

Pick up each new edition of QATLus at LGBTQ and allied venues around Atlanta.

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