What to do this week: October 14 – 20

Lots happening in Boston this week starting with a handful of museums that will be open this Monday for Indigenous People’s Day / Columbus Day.

This weekend be sure to check out the 55th Head of the Charles Regatta along the Charles River and the Boston Book Festival both take place this Saturday and Sunday. If you’re looking something a little more gay, check out  Varla Jean Merman and Judy Gold for two shows on Saturday, Judy & Varla.


FREE Museum Passes in celebration of Indigenous People’s Day / Columbus Day the following museums are free and open to the public on Monday: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Mapparium

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

No Filter You can catch #NoFilter this Friday downstairs at Jacques with no theme, where anything goes 10PM-12AM in Boston

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

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

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

Trivia Night comes to Cathedral Station every Wednesday from 8-10PM

Chá da Alice – Latino Wednesdays is at Legacy this Wednesday in the Theater District – doors open at 10PM

Free Pool is available all evening at Cathedral Station every Thursday

Queer Boston Board Gamers is meeting Thursday from 6-9PM at the Smith Campus Center (upstairs) in Boston

LGBTQ Pop Culture Trivia starts at 6:30PM this Thursday at the Turtle Swamp Brewing in JP

MOVIE: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? in 35 mm hosted by Coleslaw, Thursday starting at 6:30PM at the Somerville Theater in Davis Sq

RPDR Viewing Parties are at The Alley Bar, Blend, Machine and Club Cafe  each Thursday in Boston

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 with hosts Penny Tentiary, Yune Neptune, and resident DJ Begbick plays the area’s best hip hop and top 40 at Club Cafe

gay book club, underwear, hunkTHE WEEKEND

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

The Thanksgiving Play (Opening Night) check out this hilarious play from The Lyric Stage Co. which opens tonight in the Back Bay and will run through November 10th (tickets start at just $25)

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

SWEAT presented by Michael James and hosted by Pup Iron is a 21+ night at Machine this Friday

H E R O E S this is for everyone who loves 80s New Wave, Goth and Industrial Music – Friday doors open at 10PM at SONIA in Central Square

FO-MO Fridays are every Friday at Blend in Dorchester – doors open at 10PM

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

55th Head of the Charles Regatta is this Saturday and Sunday along the Charles River – come down, check it out and cheer on the 9,000+ athletes

Boston Book Festival is a free, annual festival that takes place this Saturday and Sunday in Copley Square in Boston

Sips with a Somm is a great way to spend time with friends if you love wine – join Boston Chops beverage Director and Advanced Sommelier Nick Daddona to explore the wines of Italy, Spain, France, and more starting Saturday at 4PM

Judy Gold, Varla Jean Merman, gay boston

Judy Gold and Varla Jean Merman (aka Judy & Varla) come to the Calderwood Pavilion for two shows on one night (this Saturday) – join Sergio & me at this show which I promise will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter

Drag Gospel Fest 2019 this Saturday starting at 6PM brings the good, faithful, forgiving and inclusive message of the Gospel to the LGBTQ community with fabulous music, entertainment, worship & praise… but with gorgeous frocks and really big hair at Club Cafe

Groove Saturdays join your host Sham Payne for a fun night out with great music at Blend in Dorchester

Mars Attacks! hosted by dbar after dark challenges you to wear an out of this world, alien invasion fashion to this party with music by DJ Jay Ine on Saturday at dbar in Dorchester

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

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

Boo-Tea Diva Battle (Mariah vs J Lo) is at blend this Sunday doors open at 4PM for this fun tea dance series – cheer on your favorite diva

Halloween Bear Tea Dance no cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 6PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston

Naked Yoga for Men meets in the Boston area most Sundays at 6:30 PM (note that classes fill in advance and you must pre-register with the group)

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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