What to do this week: August 6 – 12

There are a lot of fun things happening this week including Dine Out Boston, New Belgium Brewing brings back Tour de Fat,  The 49th Chinatown August Moon Festival and The Great Boston Rib Fest will both entertain and serve delicious food & drink for you to enjoy. Starting Saturday, Ptown will fill to capacity as it plays host to the 40th Carnival: Mardi Gras by the Sea.

If you’re more interested in dancing check out the midweek MADONNA Madness Tea Dance at the Boatslip, FUZZ  at the Alley Bar, MOBD Muscle Otter Bear Daddy 

Boatslip, Provincetown, ptownMONDAY – THURSDAY

Dine Out Boston runs through Friday, Aug 10 then begins again for a second week Aug 12-17 at participating Boston area restaurants (reservations suggested)

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

Queers with Beers: It’s Hot is on Monday from 6-10PM at Aeronaut Brewery in Somerville

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

 ShowGirls weekly talent show hosted each Monday at the AHouse in Ptown

Cards Against Sobriety hosted every Monday night at the Alley join your friends for a fun game of Cards Against Humanity starting at 8PM in Boston

No Filter : Creamy Themey w/ your host Violencia!, Emphaysema Menthol One-Hundreds, Raquel Surpreeze, Belle Awesome and special guest, Isis Vermouth at Jacques 10PM -12AM in Boston

Trivia Tuesday is every Tuesday at the Dorchester Brewing Company and starts at 7:30PM in Dorchester

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

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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

MADONNA Madness Tea Dance is on Wednesday at the Boatslip from 4-7PM in Provincetown

Sports Night at Peggy’s  is every Wednesday night at Peggy O’Neil’s pub in Dorchester

Siren Trivia is every Wednesday at 9PM at the Trophy Room bar in Boston

Atomic Karaoke with DJ Stevie Psyclone & Jonathan Brett is every Wednesday at Club Cafe in Boston

Boston Calling Weekly Block Party is hosted every Thursday with live bands, great beer & wine from 5-8PM in Dewey Square by South Station

Gardner Museum presents: Neighborhood Nights The block party is free and open to the public on Thursday from 5-9PM in Boston

Queer Boston Board Gamers is meeting Thursday from 6-9PM at the Cambridge Center Foyer in Kendall Square in Cambridge

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


Lots happening this weekend including free admission to the ICA-Boston all day on Friday thanks to the Highland Foundation’s Free Fun Friday.  Additionally, Ptown’s 40th Carnival: Mardi Gras by the Sea kicks off on Saturday.

Free Fun Friday The ICA is open and free to the public all day on Friday 10AM – 9PM thanks to the Highland Foundation in Boston

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

Paint Nite is at Club Cafe on Friday from 7-9PM (tix req’d) in Boston

Dueling Drag Divas are back this year performing every Friday and Saturday at 8PM at Mainestreet in Ogunquit

FUZZ  is a monthly gay dance party hosted the second Friday of each month with DJ Brent Covington and DJ Taffy at the Alley in Boston

XO Friday is the weekly dance party hosted by DJ Stevie Psyclone (no cover before 11PM) at Club Cafe every Friday

40th Annual Carnival officially opens on Saturday and will run through Friday in Provincetown

Ironsides Boot Camp 2018 is on Saturday from 1-4PM at Joe Moakley Field – all are welcome no experience playing rugby required in Dorchester

kiki beach boston, gay boston, boston's gay beachesKiki Beach is back for its third year and Southie’s M Street Beach has never looked so fabulous – look for the speedos and listen for the good music; starting at 11ish in Boston

Tour de Fat returns to Boston on Saturday, courtesy of New Belgium Brewing from 12-5PM at Gov’t Center enjoy food, drink and bikes in Boston

Steve Grand in OGT performs for one night only at Mainestreet starting at 8PM on Saturday in Ogunquit

Underwear Party is every Saturday at Club Purgatory – doors open at 9PM in Provincetown

DILF: Carnival Edition doors open at 9:30PM at the Crown & Anchor’s Paramount Club with music by the Perry Twins in Provincetown

Silver at Peggy’s takes place the second Saturday of every month – this is a dance party for mature audiences and the men who like them – doors open at 10PM at Peggy O’Neil’s in Dorchester

Video Night Tracks every Saturday night join VJ Ryan Grow at Cathedral Station starting at 9:30PM

The Donkey Show is the ultimate disco experience is a story inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream each Saturday at Club Oberon in Cambridge.

Grunt is a weekly dance party with no cover for burly men and their admirers, starting at 10PM at the Alley Bar in DTX

UNITE Saturdays is a weekly dance party at Club Cafe with DJ Susan Esthera (no cover before 11PM) in Boston

gay boston, paradiseMOBD Muscle Otter Bear Daddy is from 10PM – 2AM on Saturday at Paradise in Cambridge

49th Chinatown August Moon Festival starts at 10AM in Chinatown

SoWa Open Market SoWa Open Market is now open every Sunday from 10AM – 4PM through the end of October in Boston

Queer Boston Board Gamers Pot Luck BBQ is at 11AM on Sunday in Somerville

Out of the Park: Watch the Red Sox from the Boston Common courtesy of the Highland Foundation, which will broadcast the game on a huge screen – event starts at 11:30AM and game time is 1:05PM on Sunday in Boston

Bear brunch at Trophy Room is this Sunday starting at 1PM in Boston

The Great Boston Rib Fest start at 11:30AM and last until the ribs run out – ribs are $2/each at Dorchester Brewing Co. in Dorchester

Cruise D’ Krewes Sunset Boat Party boarding begins at 4PM and the cruise runs from 4:30 – 7:30PM at Macmillan Pier in Provincetown

*SIP* #10 w/Civil Lie Zation 10th edition with resident DJ Brian Halligan and guest performer, Civil Lie Zation is at Jacques from 6-10PM 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

The Night of Bacchus Costume Ball is the official opening party for 2018 Carnival – doors open at 8:30PM at the Paramount & Wave bar in Ptown

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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