If your weekend sometimes starts on Thursday, this month LGBT Atlanta swears you to it. Holiday parties, a live music showcase including Guyton Maurice, DJ Tye and more tonight make sure.
• Seasonal Soirees. Holiday Fundraiser for the Out & Equal Scholarship is hosted by gay “The Young & The Restless” actor Thom Bierdz (top photo) @ Hotel Palomar, 6:30 p.m. Read our preview. Also: the Holiday Party & Sale @ Charis Books & More, 6:30 p.m. and the annual Holiday Party with the Atlanta Executive Network @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m.
• So you’re gay, and you want to be a parent. Think about it harder with some facts. Maybe Baby @ MEGA Family Project, 7 p.m.
• A live music event featuring Guyton Maurice (middle photo), Barry Brandon, Lucas Mire, Claudia Morris-Barclay and more benefits the Heart Foundation & Task Force for the Homeless @ Bellissima, 8 p.m.
• It’s like your school Christmas pageant, without the nerves. “Scrooge in the Rouge” @ 14th Street Playhouse, 8 p.m. (Win tickets from Project Q Atlanta.) “A Tuna Christmas” @ Theatre in the Square, 8 p.m. “Santaland Diaries” starring Harold Leaver @ Horizon Theatre, 8 p.m. Read our interview.