What to do this week: Aug 13 – 19

Ptown, Provincetown, Carnival

Provincetown’s Carnival celebration is this week || Photo Credit – Kyle Szary

This week I’ve listed nearly 50 events and that doesn’t even include the full event calendar for Provincetown’s 40th Carnival Anniversary or free outdoor movies showing this week in Boston.

Check the full list below and leave a suggestion for anything I may have missed as a comment. A few programs / events I’d like to give a shout out to include: the return of Gay Secrets of the MFA, the monthly Out to Climb, the new monthly Big Gay Roller Skate: Boston Launch and the MaineStreet Riptide Fundraiser Tea Dance.


40th Annual Carnival Week is already underway and events will run through Saturday this week in Provincetown

All Star Mondays Early show  starts at 11:30PM on Monday with your host Raquel Surpreeze – late show starts at 12:30AM and is  hosted by Violencia Exclamation Point with special guests at Machine in Boston

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

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

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

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

Queer Boston Board Gamers is meeting Wednesday from 6-9PM at two locations: Lucky Goblins – Quincy and Wegman’s – Medford

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Gay Secrets tour of the MFA returns this Wednesday

Gay Secrets of the MFA hosted by Oscar Wilde Tours returns this Wednesday but tickets are required and this typically sells out – tour starts at 6:15 in Boston

Out to Climb head over to Brooklyn Boulders to join this monthly LGBTQ climbing community – check in starts at 6:30 and concludes (if you like) at 9PM with free apps at Brass Union in Somerville

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

Big Gay Roller Skate: Boston Launch hosted by Guy Social Boston this month’s theme is Totally 80s! at Chez Vous Roller Skating Rink from 7-10PM (tickets purchased in advance are just $20) in Dorchester

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

Gay Bash’d is a dance party that takes place on Thursday at Rogue Boston (no cover) in Boston

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

#Yaasss Thursdays presents: Sissy That Walk weekly drag competition the last Thursday of each month Showtime: 12:30AM at Club Cafe in Boston

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Lots going on this weekend with two great shows in OGT: Chelsea Piers  and Paula Poundstone as well as a worthwhile fundraiser MaineStreet Riptide Fundraiser Tea DanceThere are also two different beach parties happening including a birthday edition of Kiki Beach as well as the 1st Annual Beach Bear Bonanza at Horseneck Beach State Reservation.

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

Chelsea Piers (2 Shows Only) performs on Friday and Saturday her one woman show, “Are you there Ru? It’s me, Chelsea” at Mainestreet in Ogunquit

Paula Poundstone (2 Shows Only) is performing on Friday and Saturday at Jonathan’s in Ogunquit

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

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1st Annual Beach Bear Bonanza at Horseneck Beach State Reservation

1st Annual Beach Bear Bonanza find the Bear flag down the far right of the beach as you enter Horseneck Beach State Reservation in Westport MA

Kiki 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

Brew at the Zoo is Saturday from 3:30 – 8:30PM at the Franklin Zoo in Boston

MaineStreet Riptide Fundraiser Tea Dance head up for this annual fundraiser for Beantown Softball on Saturday from 4-7:30PM at Mainestreet in Ogunquit

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

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

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Jersey pick up party is at Cathedral on Saturday and games start Sunday morning

Boston GayKickball.com Jersey Party come to Cathedral Station to pick up your uniform, enjoy some appetizers and meet your teammates / league mates starting at 8:30PM in Boston

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 Gear Party 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

Saga Saturdays Boston’s biggest gay dance party at Paradise in Cambridge

Boston Gay Kickball (Opening Day) is on Sunday from 10AM-1PM at Joe Moakley Field in Dorchester

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

Babes Brunch is this Sunday at Trophy Room from 1-4PM 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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