What to do this week: October 1 – 7

handsome, hunk, hairy chestBelow you’ll find a list of 45 events and parties taking place this week. I’d like to give a shout out to Ogunquit Bearfest which starts on Friday and runs through the weekend up in Ogunquit, ME.

However, if you’re looking to stay in Boston there is plenty to doincluding a new gay night called CLIMAX on Thursday in Allston, the biweekly fetish party, FASCINATION Rubber Takeover, and H E R O E S Saturdays.

If you’re looking for options to bars and nightclubs, check out one of these movie nights: Mean Girls on Wednesday (so you best be wearing pink), Guy Social Boston is hosting a dinner and a movie night to go see A Star is Born on Friday, and for all you fans of horror check out Salem Horror Fest 2018.

MOVIE NIGHT: Mean Girls is playing on Wednesday at Nightshift Brewery


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

MOVIE NIGHT: Clue is playing at the Coolidge Corner theater, starting at 7PM on Monday in Brookline

Stonewall Sports Billiards League and Open Play is each Monday through November 5th from 7:30 – 10PM at Scholars in Boston

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

All Star Mondays is a weekly drag show with performances at 11:30PM and 12:30AM at Machine in Boston

No Filter You can catch #NoFilter every first Monday of the month upstairs with a kooky theme, and every third Friday of the month downstairs at Jacques with no theme, where anything goes 10PM-12AM in Boston

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

gay boston, milky way cafeDirty Water Saloon Line Dancing for Queers & friends has country-western two-step, west coast swing and line dancing each Tuesday from 7-10PM (all are welcome) at the Milky Way Lounge in JP

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

Drag Gauntlet Challenge 2: A Pop of Art is this Tuesday from 7:30-9PM 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

MOVIE NIGHT: Mean Girls is playing on Wednesday (so you know what color you best be wearing) – doors open at 6PM – movie starts at 7PM at Nightshift Brewery in Everett

Sports Night at BLEND  is every Wednesday night at BLEND (formerly 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

knowfear, movies, halloween, horror moviesSalem Horror Fest 2018 starts Thursday and runs through October 14th with horror movies playing from 12PM until 12AM – where else but in Salem

Dinner & Movie Night: A Star is Born is organized by Guy Social Boston meeting at 5:45PM at the AMC Theater in South Bay on Thursday in Dorchester

CLIMAX Grand Opening is a new gay night in Boston that includes drag shows and cabaret on Thursday starting at 10PM at Garage Boston in Allston

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

BRASH | Queer Party is hosted every fourth Thursday at Brass Union from 9PM – 1AM in Union Square, Somerville

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


SoWa First Friday come over to SoWa and walk through the many art galleries and artist studios from 5-9PM in Boston’s South End

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

Pan-Harvard LGBTQ Grad Student Mixer All Harvard LGBTQ+ graduate students are welcome to join the first-Friday mixer of the season (no cost)  from 7-10PM in Cambridge

Ogunquit Bearfest begins tonight with parties and events running through Sunday in Ogunquit

museum of scienceAstronomy After Hours (free)is every Friday  through October 26th (weather permitting) at the Gilliland Observatory on the roof of the Museum of Science 

La Boum Queer Dance Party is hosted the first Friday of each month starting at 10PM at the Milky Way in JP

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

FASCINATION Rubber Takeover is a monthly gear/ fetish/ kink night at Jacques the 1st and 4th Friday of the month in Boston

ForePlay Day Party will have great music playing from 3-8PM on Saturday at the Fort Hill Bar & Grill in Roxbury

Beacon Hill History Through The LGBTQ Lens is from 1-2:30PM on Saturday at the Otis House in Beacon Hill

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

gay bostonEXTRA Featuring Dusty Ray Bottoms this monthly party at Machine the 1st Saturday of the month will include performances by Buffy Halliwell, Severity Stone, & Vee Sukhard! with beats by: DJ Michael Giller.

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

Underbear Dance Party (Bearfest) is on Saturday night at Mainestreet in Ogunquit

Gay Beer Club Runs the Oktoberfest 5k is at 9:30AM on Sunday at Cambridgeside Place in Kendall Square (be sure to register first) in Cambridge

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

Back to the 90s Brunch enjoy grabbing some food and drink while listening to your favorite divas and boy band tunes from the 90s on Sunday from 11AM – 5PM at Trophy Room in Boston

gay bostonQueer Trap Brunch hosted by the Men of Melanin Magic is this Sunday from 12-4PM at Bill’s Bar on Lansdowne Street in the Fenway

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

*sip* 1 Year Anniversary Party is this Sunday at Jacques from 6-11PM in Boston

Karaoke at the Alley is every Sunday starting at 8PM in Boston

Believe (Cher Night) with Chad Michaels (tickets required) doors open at 10PM on Sunday night at Machine

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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