The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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The end of an LGBTQ Atlanta nightlife era and a celebration of an even older one top the gay-tastic Queer Agenda calendar of socials, shows, soirees and other week-winding events.

Friday, Nov. 10

Le Freak C’est Chic Big Gay Disco Party (top photo). What more do you need to know? DJ Aasha bumps the booties @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Mix Mingle & Network. The LGBTQ Metro Atlanta Association Professionals do what Friday does best: cocktail hour @ Ten, 6 p.m.

Flannel Friday. Bring out your inner lumberjack and work some fall flannel style @ Woofs, 6 p.m.

American Music Show retrospective performance helmed by queer host Andy Ditzler shows how producer Dick Richards and his collaborators in the ‘80s created a unique space to facilitate the show’s multiple levels of performance @ Eyedrum Gallery, 8 p.m.

The Other Show. The last performance of Edie Cheezburger’s unique drag cabaret with an eclectic cast and special guests @ Jungle, 9 p.m.

'Morningside.' The new play by local gay luminary Topher Payne trods the boards @ Georgia Ensemble Theatre, 8 p.m. Runs through Nov. 12

Bitch Please. Hang with the cool kids in East Atlanta @ Mary’s, 9 p.m.

Throwback Birthday Bash. Peaches throws down and goes way back to the 90s for an inspired birthday celebration @ Ten, 10 p.m.

DJ Eric gets the weekend going with DJ Ron Pullman @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Fresh Face Friday puts the newest drag glamazons on display. Then get your singles ready for premiere queens in Femme Fatale @ Burkhart’s, 9:30 p.m. and 11 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.

Celestial Friday. Celeste Holmes hosts the show “where the stars come out” and puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars, plus Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 11 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.


Saturday, Nov. 11

Jungle’s Last Dance (middle photo). The end of another gay dance club era hits Atlanta hard but goes down beating with DJ Abel @ Jungle, 10:30 p.m. Get there early for the Fantasy Girls: Final Fantasy, 9 p.m. Re-live 35 of the club’s wildest moments, and stick around: The DJ Isaac Escalante Xion Afterparty can’t stop won’t stop, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Rainbros Hike. The gay social and mentoring group steps up to a nature day @ Cochran Mill Park, 11 a.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. Do it, and you may not remember what you did during the bar’s regularly scheduled shenanigans, 9 p.m.

SSL End of Season Party. Southern Softpaw League says goodbye to its fall ball with a celebration of the teams and pet donations they made @ Oscar’s, 5 p.m.

Manly Miss America: All Stars. The annual jocks in frocks for PALS brings back its favorite contestants for a battle royale to benefit the cause @ Jungle, 6 p.m. It's a lot of fun. A whole lot. A lot a lot.

Femme. Wussy helps bring you this 18+ celebration of your softer side. Dress to impress with music by Aasha and performances by Jazmine Brooks, Melissa Coffey, Amber Monson, Kristina Kellie @ Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

DJ Beats and Leathermen kick Saturday into high gear @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Beer Bust. Lyte-N-Tyte Women's Flag Football stops in to host a beer bust with games, prizes and a beer pong tournament @ My Sister's Room, 10 p.m. Stick around for the All Femme Revue, 12 a.m.

Sizzling Startlets and Fever. The opening show is followed by the quintessential drag cast working for your dollars @ Burkhart's, 9:30 p.m. and 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.


Sunday, Nov. 12

Sunday Service with DJ Vicki Powell (bottom photo) serves fellowship and ritual in the best damn queer-owned, all-inclusive bar in the whole world @ Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room, 6 p.m.

AV200 Social Kickoff. The big annual bike ride through North Georgia isn’t until May, but the fun and fundraising starts now @ 523 Church St., Decatur, 2 p.m.

Queer Threads Popup Shop. Thrift items for sale enhance your look and benefit Deep Fried Queer Pride @ Bakery Atlanta, 2 p.m.

Sporty Sunday Funday. All the games and matches on the screens and all the guys to watch it with @ Woofs, 12 noon. 

Drag Brunch brings the Sisters of Sequins with Bubba D. Licious 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.

New Faces. Who will be crowned next? Regina Simms hosts the annual New Faces Talent Contest All Starz 2017 @ Friends, 9 p.m.

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 including Raquell Lorde @ Blake's, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday Tea. The weekly tradition of dudes, DJs and drinks continues @ Ten. Low-Tea vocal tracks, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. High Tea today’s hits, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

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

New Faces: All Stars. The show that looks for the latest queens and the freshest talents brings back this year’s monthly faves for a grand finale @ Friends on Ponce, 9 p.m.

Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens goes in hard @ Burkhart’s, 10:30 p.m.


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