The best LGBTQ things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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A long, wet week in Atlanta rounds the last curve toward a busy LGBTQ event schedule. Stay home and make your to-do list virtual, or venture out to see what’s poppin’ besides Miss Rona.

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

Friday, Nov. 13

Atlanta Eagle Last Dance (top photo). It’s been a ride on Ponce de Leon over the last 32 years. That ends here, with two nights of fun and big plans to bring it back in a new location next year. Ticketed guests only tonight and Saturday @ Atlanta Eagle, 9 p.m. The owner told Podcast Q why he’s closing.

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.

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 inside  @ My Sister’s Room, Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Gayties 80s. DJ Eric pumps oldies from the gay dance floor glory days @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

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

DJ Sam Gee

Saturday, Nov. 14

Sam Gee. The international circuit DJ (second photo) makes the dance floor pulse @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Atlanta Eagle Last Dance. It’s been a ride on Ponce de Leon over the last 32 years. That ends here, with two nights of fun and big plans to bring it back in a new location next year. Ticketed guests only @ Atlanta Eagle, 9 p.m. The owner told Podcast Q why he’s closing.

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

Glow Party. The backyard and patio are open for women who love women who love open-air parties, with two socially distanced and masked levels inside  @ My Sister’s Room, Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. – 3 a.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 Shane Marcus. Bars and clubs dipping their toes into reopening include this dance party in the wee hours of Sunday morning @ BJ Roosters, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Sunday, Nov. 15

Queer Threads (bottom photo).The QTPOC of SFQP host a pop-up thrift shop with clothes, winter coats and more @ Georgia Beer Garden, 1 p.m.

Bears’ Honeypot. Dip your paw into a sticky-sweet full night of specials with Victor and Tim @ Hideaway, 9 p.m. Happy Hour specials 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

#Daydrunk. 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. 

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.

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

Womyn’s Brunch. How do $3 mimosas, $5 hookahs and no cover sound? What if they come alongside an amazing menu for takeout or delivery? Do Sunday with the ladies of Atlanta’s lesbian bar @ My Sister’s Room, 6 p.m.

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 latest issue online here:

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

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