Prepare for a Holly Dolly Christmas at The Greatest Little Drag Brunch in Texas this weekend (picture by way of IMDB)
Such a busy time, is not it? Holidays are a handful and depart us emotionally threadbare by the tip of ’em. This week, I will hold my column quick in order to make room for the numerous, MANY native holigay hurrahs occurring. Information for the queer neighborhood has been tough the previous few weeks, so take consolation within the pleasure and merriment your native qmmunity presents. Keep in mind: The moon is vibrant. The spirit’s up. We’re right here tonight (or everytime you’ve picked this column up – I will not choose), and that is sufficient. Here is hoping y’all have a merely fantastic nondenominational vacation time on the market.
Yum Two back-to-back tasty queer DJ units: Babi Boi and Rip-off Probably, adopted by Y2K and Lavender Thug. Thu., Dec. 8, 9pm. Empire Management Room & Storage, 606 E. Seventh. instagram.com/__scamlikely__.
It is Giving … Holidays! This nondenominational celebration is hosted by Hermajestie the Hung and may have complimentary meals & drinks, music, performances, vacation markets, and raffles. Fri., Dec. 9, 6-10:30pm. Variety Clinic, 101 W. Koenig #100. Free however RSVP. kindclinic.org.
Husky An all-inclusive pup/pet play social gathering celebrating gamers of all sizes. For the December version, the theme is onesies. Second Fridays, 9pm. The Iron Bear, 301 W. Sixth. fb.com/theironbearatx.
Poo Poo Platter All they need for Christmas is youuuuu … to return and see this tribute to Ms. Glitter herself: Mariah Carey. Fri., Dec. 9, 10pm. Elysium, 705 Purple River. $10. instagram.com/poopooatx.
OutFitness Run Membership Be part of with fellow fitness-lovin’ queers and select from both a 5- to 3-mile run or a 1- to 2-mile stroll. Sat., Dec. 10, 9am. Austin Excessive Tennis Heart, 1717 W. Cesar Chavez. Free however RSVP. instagram.com/outfitnessatx.
Mutiny Christmas Market A vacation market with all of the Mutiny fixins: tunes, treasures, tasty snacks, and extra. Sat., Dec. 10, 2-7pm. Lodge Vegas, 1502 E. Sixth. instagram.com/mutiny_market.
Vixens After Darkish: Christmas Spectacular Have fun XXXmas with the Vixens at a spread present benefiting Out Youth. Sat., Dec. 10, 7pm. Volstead Lounge, 1500 E. Sixth. instagram.com/vixensofvolstead.
Fancy! A Vacation Extravaganza Fats Backside Cabaret provides you glitz and glam throughout this evening of pure magnificence. Sat., Dec. 10, 8pm. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress. $45-60. austintheatre.org.
Rancho Oro Disco This Western disco celebrates Bobby Johns’ fiftieth and advantages Transgender Training Community of Texas and Giving Austin Labor Help. Sat., Dec. 10, 8pm. Mohawk, 912 Purple River. $40. bobbyjohns.com.
Clinks Increase a glass with host Eva Inez and particular friends Gothess Jasmine, Celia Gentle, Harlot, and Scarlet Rose Metal. Sat., Dec. 10, 9pm. Little Drinks Lounge, 3801 S. Congress #116. instagram.com/clinks_atx.
Them/They-tal Catch this nonbinary celebration and profit for Randi Welch with performances from Dangerous Luck Penny, Mommy Gun, KindKeith, and Alex y los Cósmicos. Sat., Dec. 10, 9:30pm. Swan Dive, 615 Purple River. $5. swandiveaustin.com.
Gays With Clay Get your arms in clay for the vacations at one among two particular version lessons taught by Les Del Fuego and Taryn Wooden. Solar., Dec. 11, 11am-1pm & 2-4pm. The Little Homosexual Store, 828 Airport. $40. thelittlegayshop.com.
A Holly Dolly Christmas The Greatest Little Drag Brunch in Texas brings you a Parton-perfect vacation drag brunch, hosted by “The Dolly of ATX” Brigitte Bandit. Solar., Dec. 11, 2pm. Sagebrush, 5500 S. Congress. $10. instagram.com/brigittebandit.
Sapphic Singles Develop connections and meet people at your individual tempo throughout this casual mixer. Second Sundays, 3-5pm. Ani’s Day & Night time, 7107 E. Riverside. instagram.com/sapphicatx.
Homo for the Holigays A ho-ho-homo vacation present out of your fave gender various drag troupe, the Boyz of Austin. Tue., Dec. 13, 9:30pm. Elysium, 705 Purple River. 18+, $9. instagram.com/boyzofaustin.
Drag Excellence The Trans Period hosts the primary drag present at this mother-daughter Latina-owned bar, with castmates Bobby Pudrido and Jasmania. Wed., Dec. 14, 8pm. Lulu’s Austin, 10402 Menchaca Rd. Bldg. C. instagram.com/thetransera.
Queer Movie Concept 4 queer movie “professors” current on the films that made them, this time specializing in the traditional homosexual vacation theme of Chosen Household. Thu., Dec. 15, 7:30pm. Barrel O’ Enjoyable, 1911 Aldrich Ste. 120-B. fb.com/queerfilmtheory101.
Late Night time Speaking Isis Payne invitations you to understand all points of Harry Kinds. Thu., Dec. 15, 8pm. Empire Management Room & Storage, 606 E. Seventh. $10. parishaustin.com.
The Purple Celebration In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Q Austin throws a purple carpet kiki ball with Home of Lepore, plus free HIV/STI testing. Come wearing “your greatest RED apparel like you are going to the Academy Awards!” Thu., Dec. 15, 8pm. Cheer Up Charlies, 900 Purple River. instagram.com/theqaustin.