What to do this week: November 12 – 18

There is a lot happening in and around Boston so be sure to make plans with friends. As usual, I’d like to give a shout out to a few events / programs happening this week. During the work week I’d like to give a shout out to The Moth Story Slam on Tuesday, Gay Bowling Night at Lucky Strike Lanes on Wednesday, Boys Night Out at Southern Proper as well as A night of music with Frankie Campofelice at Club Cafe (both on Thursday night). 

This weekend is the 6th Annual Mr. New England Leather Weekend in Ptown, 37th Annual HRC dinner is on Saturday in Boston and while there are a bunch of parties taking place I’d like to give a special shout out to dbar’s Decades Dance Party featuring music of the 1980s on Saturday.

Men of Melanin Magic, gay boston, gay men of colorMONDAY – THURSDAY

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

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

The Moth Story Slam is open to anyone with a 5 minute story to share on the night’s posted theme – this monthly open mic night takes place the third Tuesday of every month starting at 8PM at the Oberon

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

Dirty 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

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

The T: Potluck of Questions hosted by the Men of Melanin Magic Wednesday from 7-9PM at Northeastern University to ask questions about queer and trans men of color

Gay Bowling Night at Lucky Strike Lanes is hosted by Guy Social Boston and takes place on Wednesday starting at 7PM (details about the program are included on their FB page) in Boston

Rucks & Tucks: Boston Ironsides Lip Sync Battle is at Club Cafe this Wednesday, starting at 7PM so come down and cheer on your favorite ruggers as they lip sync for their lives all to help raise $ for their rugby team

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

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

MOVIE: The Royal Tenenbaums will be showing at 7PM on Thursday at the Coolidge to help get you in the holiday spirit 

Boys Night Out is hosted by the Men of Melanin Magic on Thursday starting at 8PM at Southern Proper – this is a friendly social and all are welcome and encouraged to come out and join this group for a drink and conversation

A night of music with Frankie Campofelice performs at the Napolean Room at Club Cafe on Thursday, starting at 8PM (the last performance sold out so get your tickets in advance)

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

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

Gay men, Provincetown

Mr. New England Leather Weekend in Provincetown


6th Annual Mr. New England Leather Weekend is back at the Crown & Anchor in Provincetown with the title winner will go on to compete at International Mister Leather (IML) in Chicago in May 2019

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

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

H E R O E S  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

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

Stuffed Bear – PreThanksgiving Tea Dance is from 4-8PM on Saturday at Mainestreet up in Ogunquit

37th Annual HRC New England dinner is one of the largest LGBTQ fund raising events in New England and this year will be no exception with 1,000 people expected to attend on Saturday in Boston

Find Your Tribe: Short Film Program hosted by Wicked Queer & Boston Jewish Film Festivals on Saturday at the MFA in Boston

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.

gay bostonThe Decades Dance Party features the music of the 1980s Can you feel the retro vibe? 80s music will be playing all night at dbar with DJ Jay Ine, on Saturday startinga at 10PM in Dorchester

DONT ASK DONT TELL: Dollywood w/ Special Guest Holly Water is this Saturday at Great Scott (doors open at 10PM) in Allston

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

Night Out at Blend with DJ Aga is on Saturday starting at 10PM in Dorchester

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

Babes Brunch starts at 1PM at the Trophy Room in Boston

Drag Me To Brunch 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

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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