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Friday, Nov. 25

Gay saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz brings his Christmas tour to Atlanta at 8 pm. at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339, www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Tony Bennett croons at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.ticketmaster.com.

DJ Lydia Prim spins at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com.

Bellissima holds a Black Friday Party. 560 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.facebook.com/bellissima.atlanta.

Celebrate “Black Friday Dance-Giving” with DJ E at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com.

Secretroom and Eros Society throw a kinky dance party for Spanksgiving 2011, 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com.

“Get Stuffed” is Mary’s Thanksgiving weekend blowout, including the lighting of the baby Jesus. Mary’s, 1287 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.marysatlanta.com.

Angelica D’Paige hosts the Fab Five with special guest Charlie Brown. 11:30 p.m. at Burkhart’s Pub, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com.

Stripped is a new burlesque-style review starring Destiny Brooks, Heather Daniels, Jasmine Antoinette, Monica VanPelt and Iysis Dupree. Every Friday at 11 p.m. at the New LeBuzz, 585 Franklin Rd., Marietta, GA 30067, www.thenewlebuzz.com.

Saturday, Nov. 26

Lisa Wu hosts “Takers,” a red carpet birthday bash and dance party for women. 10:30 p.m – 4 a.m. at the Velvet Room, Chamblee, GA 30341, www.facebook.com/girlsinthenight.usa.

DJ Rob Reum and DJ Bobby Copeland spin and Charlie Brown’s Cabaret performs for a Backstreet Reunion Party at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com.

DJ Lydia Prim spins at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com.

Get your boots on for 3 Legged Cowboy night at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com.

DJ M and Twee host the Secret Party at Club Rain, 448 Ralph David Abernathy, Atlanta, GA 30312, www.traxxgirls.com.

Saturdays mean Man 2 Man at XS Ultra Lounge, 708 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.xsultralounge.com.

Enjoy Circuit Saturdays at Chapparal, 2715 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30024, www.chaparralatlanta.net.

Sunday, Nov. 27

DJ Bill Berdeaux spins at 3 p.m. and DJ Darryl Cox spins at 7 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com.

The Armorettes perform on Sundays at 7 p.m. at Burkhart’s Pub, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com.

Monday, Nov. 28

Writing with Intent is a facilitated discussion group for authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Charis Books, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com.

LGBT mentors and youth share stories of creating community at “Homo, Home on the Range.” 7:30 p.m. at the Ponce De Leon Branch Library, 980 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306.

Tuesday, Nov. 29

Hugh Acheson signs the debut cookbook “A New Turn in the South” at 7:30 p.m. at Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse, 991 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.outwritebooks.com.

Tori Amos performs at 8 p.m. at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339, www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Watch “The X Factor” live on the big screens on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at Amsterdam, 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.amsterdamatlanta.com.

Thursday, Dec. 1

Ruby Redd hosts Dirty Boy Bingo on Thursdays at 9 p.m. at Cockpit, 465 Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30312, www.thecockpit-atlanta.blogspot.com.

Today is World AIDS Day. Observe the event with events around Atlanta, or simply by recommitting yourself to the fight against the epidemic.

ARTvision-6 — “restoreARTive: creative therapy” — features an art sale, entertainment, cocktails and food to benefit Positive Impact. 6-9 p.m. at the Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.artvisionatl.org.

Thursdays mean Balls Deep Karaoke at the Atlanta Eagle, 306 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaeagle.com.

Thursday, Dec. 1 – Saturday, Dec. 3

Hope for the Holidays features 100 local artists to support five local charities. Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Art House Gallery, 3193 Paces Ferry Place, www.thearthouseatlanta.com.

Friday, Dec. 2

Jingle Bark features appetizers, music and a silent auction to benefit Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue. 6-9 p.m. at Bellissima, 560 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.facebook.com/bellissima.atlanta.

Drag Race competition continues at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com.

The first Thursday of the month is Melloween, with DJ Business Casual and MC 5 Hour Boner spinning ‘70s and ‘80s soft rock and easy R&B. 10 p.m. at Mary’s, 1287 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.marysatlanta.com.

DJ Mike Pope spins at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com.

Friday, Dec. 2 – Saturday, Dec. 3

OurSong, the Atlanta gay and lesbian chorus, presents the holiday concert “Shout Out to Heaven and Earth.” 8:15 p.m. Friday concert at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (48 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303); 8:15 p.m. Saturday at Spivey Hall (Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia, 30260). www.oursongatlanta.org.

Saturday, Dec. 3

Kick off the holidays with singer-songwriter Doria Roberts performing a benefit concert for Charis Circle, the programming arm of the feminist bookstore, with a post-concert dance party featuring DJ Lynnee Denise. 7:30 p.m. at First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta, 470 Candler Park Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com.

“It’s Christmas” is the annual holiday concert and silent auction at First MCC. Shows at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. at First Metropolitan Community Church, 1379 Tullie Road, Atlanta, GA 30329 www.firstmcc.com.

Outwrite Bookstore, which has announced it will close at its present location at 10th and Piedmont, holds an 18th anniversary and customer appreciation party. 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. at 991 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.outwritebooks.com.

The Atlanta Bucks gay rugby club hosts the annual Miss Ruck and Maul “dragstravaganza.” 6:30 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.atlantabucksrugby.org.

Later in the evening, DJ Tony Moran celebrates with a birthday bash at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com.

South Georgia Pride hosts an awards night and holiday banquet. 7-11 p.m. at Jessie’s Eats & Treats, 111 West Central Ave., Valdosta, GA 31601, www.southgapride.org.

Julie Osborne hosts a night of comedy mayhem, misfits and fun. 7-10 p.m. at Bellissima, 560 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.facebook.com/bellissima.atlanta.

Lesbian-inclusive alterna-grass band Roxie Watson plays at 8 p.m. at Eddie’s Attic, 515 N McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com.

Saturdays are Jealouse’s Daring Divas at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com.

DJ Ron Pullman spins for The Lyst at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com.

It will technically be Sunday morning as DJ Mike Pope spins 3 a.m. at Xion, 2241 Faulkner Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.xionatlanta.com.

Sunday, Dec. 4

DJ Lydia Prim spins for the Sunday tea dance at 5 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com.

For the Kid in All of Us presents the ninth annual Toy Party & Silent Auction, Atlanta’s premier holiday cocktail party and toy drive. 5:30-9 p.m. at AmericasMart 3, 250 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.forthekid.org.

The official Toy Party after party is set for 8:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. at the Drink Shop at the W Midtown Hotel, W Atlanta Midtown 188 14th St., Atlanta, GA 30361.

Saddle up as Cowboy Envy plays at 6 p.m. at Eddie’s Attic, 515 N McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com.

Monday, Dec. 5

Stepping Stones: A Holiday Season Support Group is sponsored by the Health Initiative and SAGE Atlanta, and meets 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday through Jan. 9 to help those facing the holidays while grieving for a lost partner. Tonight gets underway with Beginnings & Introductions. The Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.thehealthinitiative.org.

PFLAG Atlanta holds its First Monday support meeting. 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta, 1911 Cliff Valley Way NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, www.pflagatl.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 6

It’s Runoff Election Day, so check to see if your precinct has any races on the ballot. Highlights include gay East Point City Councilmember Lance Rhodes fighting for reelection against Karen Rene, two candidates endorsed by Georgia Equality facing off for mayor of Savannah, and more. Polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Find your precinct and sample ballot at http://sos.georgia.gov/MVP.

Jennie Knight discusses “Feminist Mysticism and Images of God: A Practical Theology.” 7:30 p.m. at Charis Books, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com.

Wednesday, Dec. 7

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business Builder Luncheon. 11:55 a.m. at Carpe Diem, 105 Sycamore Place, Decatur, GA 30030, www.atlantagaychamber.org.

Bluesy lesbian singer-songwriter Dianne Durrett celebrates the release of her “Georgia Christmas” CD with appearances by Caroline Aiken, Gareth Asher, Yonrico Scott, Ralph Roddenbery and Donna Hopkins. 8 p.m. at Eddie’s Attic, 515 N McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com.

Thursday, Dec. 8

Charis, Atlanta’s lesbian-owned feminist bookstore, hosts a Holiday Party & Sale, plus book-signing with Calvin Ramsey. 5-8 p.m. at Charis Books, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com.

From 4-8 p.m., Mixx hosts a toy drive for CHRIS Kids. 1492 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com.

The gay Atlanta Executive Network hosts its Holiday Party from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.aen.org.

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds a Holiday Party at Hotel Melia, 590 West Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308. Time and other details TBA at www.atlantagaychamber.org.

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