What are you going to be doing this week? A lot of you might be going down to South Florida for White Party and Fort Lauderdale’s first-ever Gay Days. Read this issue for a more in-depth look at those events. But if you’re staying here, there’s great news! What news is that? Obviously that there are a lot of wonderful events going on! So let me dish on what’s happening this week. Lots of love to you all!
Thursday November 27
Gobble Gobble! Today is Thanksgiving! Hopefully you’ll be spending it with your biological family or your chosen one. What’s your favorite part of today’s festivities? My favorite is watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!
Dinner is served at The Rainbow Cafe at Parliament House in Orlando! The following robust meal will be offered: choice of soup or salad, turkey, stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, a dinner roll, and pumpkin pie. You can get all of that for just $9.95! Dinner starts at 5 p.m. and will be served until 8.
One holiday is here and another one is just around the corner! Remember Hamburger Mary’s in Clearwater is ready to be your party destination! Whether it’s an office party, a birthday, a bachelorette party, or you need an event caterer, Hamburger Mary’s is up for the job! For more information and a price quote, call (727) 400-6996.
Friday November 28
As you may know, today is Black Friday. Do you know what would make a great stocking-stuffer? Tickets to RuPaul’s Drag Race Battle of the Seasons! The new tour is coming to Tampa at The RITZ Ybor and to Orlando at The Plaza Live. They’ll be rolling into Central Florida on March 31 and April 1, respectively. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by going to theritzybor.com and plazaliveorlando.com.
After you’re done with some of your Christmas shopping, be sure to head up to Bradley’s on 7th in Tampa tonight for a great show! The First Lady of Ybor, Joey Brooks, will be performing with Bradley’s diva Esme Russell and special guest Dana Douglas! If you’re around tomorrow, Joey will welcome Felicity Lane and Lady Liemont to the stage! Showtimes for both nights are 11:30 p.m. and 1:15 a.m.
Saturday November 29
Like a man in leather? Like a lot of men in leather? Then you can’t go wrong when you step foot in BarCodes in Orlando this evening. Tonight is leather night, as is the last Saturday of every month. Leather night is hosted by Dave Hall and Friends, and there will be a few demonstrations available for you to check out! Arrive at 9 p.m. If you want to buy your own leather, visit The Store @ BarCodes inside the bar.
Quench Lounge in Largo presents a very hot show that anyone with eyes will appreciate! Monica Moore hosts the “Moore Men Male Revue” starring the new Mr. Gay USofA, Jeffrey Kelly Abess! There will be guest performances and other special surprises all night. The show starts at 11!
Monday December 1
Save the Date! Today is World AIDS Day. For candlelight vigils, proclamations and other events in your area, see our World AIDS Day Events article, also in this issue.
Who will be crowned queen of Orlando Drag Race? Find out tonight at Southern Nights when the audience and the special panel of judges (Adrien Gemini, Kitana Gemini and Kai’Ja Adonis) get together and choose the best woman to win this year’s title! A $1000 grand prize (with $500 in prizes and bookings) will go to one lucky queen! There is a $3 entry fee.
Tuesday December 2
Miss Sammy and Carol Lee’s bingo night at Hamburger Mary’s Orlando is a big hit! If you haven’t had the chance to come out and play some bingo with these twisted sisters, there’s no time like the present! There’s great food and great prizes to be given away, and it’s free to play! Seating is at 6:30 for the first game at 7:30. Reservations are recommended; please call (321) 319-0600 to put your name in!