Category Archives: Christmas

Santa Speedo Run in Boston today

SSRSoon Boston will host their 15th Annual Santa Speedo Run in Back Bay. I’ll be there to photograph all the fun and create another video.  If you are attending any parties or running this year, send me your photographs before 2PM ET today and I’ll try to include them in this year’s video.

Email photos to bosguymail@gmail.com

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Provincetown Holly Folly Dec 5-7

Provincetown, Ptown

Provincetown’s annual holiday celebration, Holly Folly, starts tonight.  Festivities include traditional caroling to the more eye popping Speedo run down Commercial Street.

All the fun starts tonight with parties at both Purgatory and A-House from 9PM – 1AM.  Saturday includes the Speedo run, Holiday drag bingo, and multiple sing alongs.  The party concludes on Sunday at Purgatory with a leather dance party. For the full list of events visit the website at ptown.org/holly-folly.

Holiday humor

Holiday humorClick on image to enlarge.

Jesus Christ, It’s Christmas

Fringe theater, Boston

Photo Credit: Michael von Redlich/MvR Photography

Tomorrow night Ryan Landry and The Gold Dust Orphans open with a new production for their annual holiday theatrical show at the Ramrod Performing Arts Centre in the Fenway.

Jesus Christ, It’s Christmas runs from Thursday, December 4th through Sunday December 21st  (a 3 week limited engagement!)  Tickets are currently on sale with general admission pricing approximately $43 and reserved seating approximately $53.  For more information about this musical based on the 1947 classic, “The Bishop’s Wife” and to purchase tickets follow the link below.

Get Your Jesus Christ, It’s Christmas! Tickets Here

Santa Speedo Run on Saturday

SSR This Saturday the 15th Annual SSRun will take place in Back Bay; the starting line is at the intersection of Boylston and Gloucester Street.

You may get more details about the run this weekend  from their website, www.ssrunners.org.

Don’t worry if you cannot make it to the run as I’ll be creating a video to share with you.  If you’ve never been to this annual tradition which is now replicated in cities through out the US and abroad, check out my video from the 2013 run.

BosGuy’s holiday wish: boycott Salvation Army donation kettles

Salvation ArmyNow that the Thanksgiving holiday is firmly in the past, I wanted to post my annual holiday reminder / request to boycott the Salvation Army by not sharing your spare change with the organization.   Just outside malls and retail stores around the country are Salvation Army volunteers who will ask for your spare change to help with their charity work.

My annual reminder / request to boycott Salvation Army

I like to remind people that The Salvation Army is an Evangelical Christian group with a homophobic history and leadership.  While they do provide meaningful services to the poor there are many organizations who do this as well (without the evangelical bent that preaches Leviticus and how homosexuality is a sin).  These other charities would greatly benefit from your support no matter how small the donation.

If you feel the same as I do, you may even consider speaking to the mall / store manager to ask if they would grant the space to a more accepting charity.

Toys for Joys is Saturday, Dec. 6th

T4J #T4J2014Have you registered for this year’s Toys for Joys party this coming Saturday?

The event’s venue has moved to Bay Village at the Revere Hotel Boston Common – Space 57.  For those of you who may not be familiar with this social party, it helps collect and distribute toys for children in and around Boston who might otherwise not have gifts to open on Christmas day.  Unlike many other fundraisers, T4J is devoid of speeches and rubber chicken dinners and is fun event that gets better each year.

Saturday December 6th – RSVP Today HERE!

Check out last year’s video below and for more information about the event visit their website here.

Date/Time: Saturday, December 6th / 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM 
Location: 200 Stuart Street
Donation: $35.00 charitable event donation upon registration & 3 toys