There is a lot happening as you can see below, but I’d like to give a shout out to a few events that you may not be aware of that are taking place including: Penny 4 Ya Thoughts? which is a comedy night focused on painfully funny dating stories at Jacques; H E R O E S Saturday a monthly gay dance party over in Central Square; and dbar Glows ULTRA Violet! dance party in Dorchester.
If you’re looking for options during the day time check out one of these festivals the 5th Annual Lantern Festival 2018 in Chinatown, Phantom Gourmet Food Festival in the Fenway, the Fluff the 13th!which pays tribute to New England’s obsession with Fluff in Union Square and Dorchester Bike & Brew 2018which takes place in Peabody Square.
Queer Inclusive Climbing Klub (QuICK) Pizza night and climbing club at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville
Astronomy After Hours (free)is every Friday through October 26th (weather permitting) at the Gilliland Observatory on the roof of the Museum of Science
Penny 4 Ya Thoughts? watch your favorite local comedians share their worst dating stories. In between the show, we swipe on Tinder (Grindr, Bumble, etc.) to help a comedian AND an audience member find a match. Hosted by comedian and dating expert Penny Oswin – this Friday from 7:30 – 10PM in Boston
Dueling Drag Divas are back this year performing every Friday and Saturday at 8PM at Mainestreet in Ogunquit
Casual Fridays is a weekly dance party with no cover featuring DJ Begbick at the Alley Bar in DTX
XO Friday is the weekly dance party hosted by DJ Stevie Psyclone (no cover before 11PM) at Club Cafe every Friday
School is Back in Session with Calvin Banks this Friday at the Mirarbar from 9PM-2AM in PVD
LUV | 90s Divas JDD and Math3ca open and play digital files containing groovy 90’s divas that will give you life on Friday from 10PM – 1AM at the Milky Way in JP
Museum Day free admission to the Harvard Art Museums from 10AM – 5PM in Harvard Square, Cambridge
5th Annual Lantern Festival 2018 is Saturday from 10AM – 6PM in Boston’s Chinatown
Phantom Gourmet Food Festival is Saturday from 12-4PM along Lansdowne and Ipswich Streets – get a discount for buying tickets ahead of time at this event which often sells out in the Fenway
Fluff the 13th! will feature musical performances, a cooking contest, Fluff-themed games, activities on Saturday from 3-7PM at Union Square in Somerville
2018 Boston Spirit Magazine Drag Idol Six contenders will take the stage at Club Cafe on Saturday evening from 6-9PM to win your hearts, the praise of the judges and majestic mistress of ceremonies, Verna Turbulence in Boston
H E R O E S Saturday (New Venue) Retro dance party hosted the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 10PM-2AM at Sonia (formerly TT The Bear’s Place) in Central Square
Video Night Tracks every Saturday night join VJ Ryan Grow at Cathedral Station starting at 9:30PM
Grunt is a weekly dance party with no cover for burly men and their admirers, starting at 10PM at the Alley Bar in DTX
DONT ASK DONT TELL: Club Kid ft. DJ Accident Report (NYC) check out this months super cool theme and get into the spirit by dressing the part on Saturday night at Great Scott in Allston
UNITE Saturdays is a weekly dance party at Club Cafe with DJ Susan Esthera (no cover before 11PM) in Boston
dbar Glows ULTRA Violet! dance partyIt’s Big, Black, and Bright! dbar’s Black Light party is ready to drape you from head to toe in glowing UV madness. Wear your brightest Neon clothes so you are sure to Glow! Body Painting and live art by Christopher Davis. Music by Jay Ine Saturday in Dorchester
SoWa Open Market SoWa Open Market is now open every Sunday from 10AM – 4PM through the end of October in Boston
Queer History Video Digitization Pop-up this is an open call to all queer history makers, activists, artists, collectors and amateur video documenters!
Brunch of Queens at the Bell in Hand! this Sunday from 11AM – 3PM in Boston
Drag Me To Brunch September Drag yourself to Carrie Nation Cocktail Club and check-out what all the buzz is about starting at 11AM; the drag show runs from 2pm-4pm(ish) in Boston
Jazz Along the Charles is a free event with 25 bands and more than 100 musicians in 25 locations playing the same tunes in a 2 mile walkable route to provide you with a free concert outdoors on Sunday from 2-4PM
Dorchester Bike & Brew 2018 this community festival is designed to showcase the growing cycling community in Dorchester and will run from 5-9PM on Sunday at Peabody Square in Dorchester
*sip* presents Y2K with Guest DJ Brent Covington is this Sunday from 6-10PM at Jacques in Boston
Sunday Tea Dance never has a cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 6PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston
Gay Beer Club Social starts at 7PM at Savin Bar & Kitchen on Sunday (all are welcome) in Dorchester
Karaoke at the Alley is every Sunday starting at 8PM in Boston
Pajama Party is a weekly dance party hosted every Sunday starting at 10PM at Machine in Boston
Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar in the Theater District is every Sunday starting at 10PM in Boston
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Tickets are now on sale for King Legacy Night Gala that will take place on Tuesday, October 16th. This creative black-tie event is co-hosted by MLK Boston and the City of Boston to help support the design and the construction of a new memorial honoring the Boston legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King who met and lived here in Boston.
The best way to see the five remaining finalists proposed designs is by visiting the Boston Public Library in Copley Square or at the Bolling Building in Dudley Square, both available until October 16th. For more information about the new memorial that will be placed on the Boston Common click here.
For more information about this impressive new public art project and or to purchase tickets to this gala visit mlkboston.org.
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