What to do this week: November 20-26

It is the week of Thanksgiving in the U.S. and while many will be driving, taking trains or flying to return home to Boston to spend time with family, there is plenty to do if you want to also connect with friends, while in the area.

The weekend starts early with a bunch of Thanksgiving Eve parties including the BLACKOUT Party at Club Cafe, 80s Thanksgiving Eve Party at dbar and Thanksgiving Eve Bash with Ivan Gomez & Adilson at ICON in the Theater District.

Later in the week check out Boston Winter at Government Center which opens on Friday and runs through mid-January, Grunt (GEAR NIGHT) at the Alley Bar and Dont Ask Dont Tell: DIVAS at Great Scott featuring special guest DJ James Cerne. On Sunday Drag Me To Brunch (By Carrie Nation) and Trophy Room’s monthly Glam Brunch also take place.


Pizza & Game Night is every Monday from 5-9PM (check out their ping pong and foosball tables) at Dorchester Brewery in Dorchester

Pre-Holiday Meal with the Men’s Group of Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and W. Roxbury is Monday (limited seating) in Boston

Drag Bingo is every Monday starting at 7PM free to play at Club Cafe in Boston

ALL-STAR Mondays: Semifinals doors open at 10PM and no cover if you arrive before 11PM at Machine in Boston

Pilgrim Monument Annual Lighting is Tuesday 5-7PM in Provincetown

Liberations (music and poetry) music and poetry of lesbian, queer and feminist artists on Tuesday from 7-10PM at AREA near Central Sq in Cambridge

Showtune Tuesday hosted by VJ Ryan Grow starts at 9PM every Tuesday at dbar in Dorchester

Karaoke Night starts at 10PM every Tuesday at Jacques in Boston

Stump Trivia with Jonathan Brett is guaranteed fun and has lots of prizes (trivia starts at 8PM) hosted every Tuesday at Club Cafe in Boston

Thanksgiving Eve BLACKOUT Party (no cover) will have plenty of glow sticks to handout on Wednesday at Club Cafe in Boston

Thanksgiving Eve at dbar is all night on Wednesday with DJ Jay Ine spinning 80s music in Dorchester

Thanksgiving Eve Bash with Ivan Gomez & Adilson Chris Harris Presents / Gay Mafia at ICON – doors open at 10PM in Boston

Bear Trivia Night is at 8PM every Thursday at The Alley Bar in DTX Boston

Karaoke Thursdays is every Thursday at Machine with your hosts Rob Botelho and Emphysema Menthol 100s in Boston

Detention Thursdays! is hosted every Thursday starting at 9PM with shows at 10:30 & 11:45PM – No Cover – at EGO in Providence

Thump! Thursday is hosted every Thursday starting at 10PM at Peggy O’Neil’s in Dorchester

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Saturday night be sure to check out So Hot Saturdaes at Peggy’s in Dorchester


Boston Winter at Government Center opens for the second year in a row starting at 11AM and will remain open 7-days a week through Jan-14 in Boston

Annual Day-After Thanksgiving Guild Drag Bingo starts at 3:30PM (get your tickets!) at The Crown & Anchor in Provincetown

Queer Inclusive Climbing Klub (QuICK) Pizza night and climbing club at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville

Silent Disco x City Hall Winter Market dance in virtual silence wearing our LED-lit wireless headsets from 6-10PM at Boston Winter Market in Gov’t Ctr.

Billiards Tournament is hosted each Friday starting at 7PM at Mainestreet in Ogunquit

Fascination Friday is Boston’s best Gear | Kink | Fetish night hosted the 1st and 4th Fridays of each month at Jacques

Casual Fridays is a weekly dance party with no cover featuring a personal favorite local DJ, Begbick, at the Alley Bar in DTX

Grunt (GEAR NIGHT) this weekly dance party with no cover for burly men and their admirers has a gear dress theme the Alley Bar in DTX

Dont Ask Dont Tell: DIVAS features special guest DJ James Cerne at Great Scott starting at 10PM in Allston

So Hot Saturdaes: Turn Back Time the later the night gets the better the music so head to Peggy O’Neil’s on Saturday in Dorchester

Drag Me To Brunch (By Carrie Nation) on Sunday is hosted by Destiny Boston & Dee Dee De Ray – doors open at 11AM / shows start at 2PM in Boston

Gay Men 50+ Meetup Brunch is at Club Cafe on Sunday starts at 1PM (sign up is required) in Boston

Glam Brunch runs from 1-4PM at Trophy Room this Sunday with Severity Stone, Miranda Rights and DJ Ian Diver 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

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

Send me information about your upcoming programs and events in my blog’s comment section or message me the details on Facebook.


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