Two Tampa Bay businesses recently celebrated anniversaries! First, Liquid Tampa celebrated their third anniversary with Lance Bass in the house singing one of his most recent songs with Bella Blue! I got to meet both of them and they were having so much fun. Then, Sawmill Resort in Pasco County celebrated their seventeenth anniversary with lots of fun events, like a cash raffle and a Studio 54-themed party! So exciting! Now here’s what’s coming up for this week. Lots of love to you all!
Thursday April 23
Kathy Griffin will be performing tonight at The Lakeland Center. If you’re going to see her, consider partying at Lakeland’s Club Main Street afterwards! Tonight is Social Suicide Thursdays, hosted by the one and only Conundrum! Audience participation and social media are crucial to this show’s success so come on out so you can call the shots on-stage tonight!
Have you played bingo at City Side in Tampa yet? You need to! Come on out tonight and give a little kiss to your caller, Miss Manny. She may just call your special numbers! Not only is it free to play bingo, you get a special prize any time “OOOO-69” is called! Bingo starts at 10 p.m.!
Friday April 24
Bradley’s on 7th in Tampa always puts on great drag shows, and the lineup this weekend will feature some of my personal favorites! Tonight, the First Lady of Ybor City, Joey Brooks, will be performing with Bradley’s diva Esme Russell and Star Hayes. Tomorrow night, Joey welcomes Dana Douglas and Mercedes Deveraux. Showtimes are at 11:30 and 1:15!
RuPaul’s Drag Race season seven favorite Ginger Minj, along with The Minx, host Facebook Fridays every Friday night at Hamburger Mary’s Orlando. This is a show where you get to decide what your favorite queens will perform next! Seating is at 7:30 for the 8:30 show. Call (321) 319-0600 to reserve your table!
Daphne Ferraro is bringing her “twisted sisters” to Enigma in St. Petersburg to perform a special drag show for you tonight at 9:30 and 11 p.m.! Joining Daphne this week are Patti Melt and Yvonne Divina. Come on out and enjoy the show! Remember, Enigma has no cover charge!
Saturday April 25
I always love a good toga party, and Parliament House in Orlando does too! Tonight is their annual Toga Party, and $100 in cash will be given to the person who is wearing the best toga! Music provided by DJ Brianna. The acclaimed Footlight Players, including new cast member Sonique, will be performing at 10 p.m. and midnight.
Indulge in your favorite fetish tonight at Sawmill Resort in Dade City! This weekend is their Freaky Fetish Weekend, and they will be having a fetish contest, a nighttime social area (hosted by the Tampa Leather Club) and a puppy invasion (hosted by the Florida Puppy Contest)! Call (352) 583-0664 to reserve your room.
Sunday April 26
Let the games begin! Flamingo Resort in St. Petersburg is holding their springtime Drag Queen Olympics! Watch your favorite queens compete in such categories as the handbag toss, the big wig run, and the high heel obstacle course! Sounds like a pretty entertaining way to close out the weekend! The games begin at 5 p.m.
Monday April 27
Equality Florida is hosting two equality connection mixers and they are both free to attend! The first one is tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Time Out Neighborhood Pub & Grub in Brandon and the second is two days from now at 6:30 p.m. at The Hammered Lamb in Orlando. Find out how you can get involved in Equality Florida! RSVP by going to eqfl.org.
Tuesday April 28
Southern Nights in Orlando plays host to the Miss Sunshine State Comedy Queen pageant, a preliminary to the National Comedy Queen title. The pageant starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $10 each; visit anrtickets.com to buy your tickets online. The winner will receive over $2000 in cash and prizes!