Friday, October 21

Arts patrons have a new option to kick off the weekend with First Fridays, which feature combinations of music, art-making workshops, performances, films, artist talks and more on the first Friday of every month from 6 to 9 p.m. Part art party, part happy hour, the evening will also feature drinks and light bites for purchase. High Museum of Art, www.high.org

The 15th Annual Taste of Atlanta descends on Tech Square for a weekend of food and drink from the best restaurants in the city, starting off with a Kickoff Party Friday night at 7:30 p.m. followed by two full days of delicious delights, www.tasteofatlanta.com

Enjoy Mr. and Mrs. Atlanta Eagle Bar with JD Eric, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., www.atlantaeagle.com

Saturday, October 22

Deep South presents Polyamorous from San Francisco, with guest DJs Mark O’Brien and M*J* R, a warm-up set by Vicki Powell, and hosted by Brian Pollard, Brian Rojas, Bryan Lee, HRO, Robert Ansley, and Hydrangea Heath. 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., www.facebook.com/events/1807754233086

Calling to the stage Roxie Hart, Sweeney Todd, Elphaba and more for “A Night on Broadway: Razzle Dazzle,” Jerusalem House’s premier open bar Halloween party. This year’s fundraiser will feature more bars, more gourmet lite bites, DJ Bill Berdeaux spinning dance floor beats, and the famous costume contest featuring over $3,000 in cash and prizes. 7 – 11:59 p.m., W Atlanta Midtown, 188 14th S.NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30361, www.facebook.com/events/1116796561708682

Sunday, October 23

It’s Sunday Funday with Mark and Eric at Oscars, www.oscarsatlanta.com

Monday, October 24 – Tuesday, October 25

The iconic Carol Burnett answers questions from the audience, 8 p.m., Cobb Energy Centre, www.cobbenergycentre.com

Monday, October 24

Bring your furry friends to Otters, Cubs and Bears, Oh My! at the Hideaway Atlanta, beginning at 2 p.m., www.atlantahideaway.com

The Stars of the Century show, led by Natasha Dupree, features some of the best drag in the Southeast. Doors open at 10:30 p.m. Jungle Atlanta, www.jungleatl.com

Tuesday, October 25

Join the Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) for the Fall Membership Orientation from 9 – 11 a.m. at First Data’s Learning & Innovation Center, 5565 Glenridge Connector, First Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30342

The film “Hate Crime” screens at 7:15 p.m. at Movie Tavern Roswell as part of the four-day CineFlex Film Festival, 4651 Woodstock Rd., Roswell, Georgia 30075, www.cineflixfest.com

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” fan favorite Bianca Del Rio brings her Not Today Satan tour to town tonight at the Variety Playhouse. 8 p.m., www.varietyplayhouse.com

Get those Madonna tunes down and join Angelica D’Paige for the wickedly entertaining DRAGeoke, 10:30 p.m., Burkhart’s, www.burkharts.com

Wednesday, October 26

Come out and enjoy food and drink specials and karaoke at My Sister’s Room. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 9 p.m., www.mysistersroom.com

The 2016 GLAAD Atlanta event, a celebration of national and local leaders accelerating LGBT acceptance through the media, will take place tonight. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception with great drinks, fabulous food, a silent auction, performances by Ty Herndon and others. Radio personality Melissa Carter will be the Master of Ceremonies, 6 – 9 p.m., Atlanta History Center, www.facebook.com/events/1069875913060408

Thursday, October 27

SAGE Atlanta’s social hour begins at 10 a.m., followed by a program/meeting at 11 a.m., Phillip Rush Center Annex, www.rushcenteratl.org

Do you want to read amazing books by black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a black feminist perspective? Then the Black Feminist Club is for you. Charis Circle board co-chair Susana Morris will be the facilitator for this group. October’s book is “Leaving Atlanta” by Tayari Jones, 7 – 9 p.m., Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com

UPCOMING

Tuesday, November 1

“Queer as Folk” veteran Randy Harrison returns to Atlanta to play the Emcee in the national tour of the classic musical “Cabaret,” running through November 6, with a performance tonight at 7:30 p.m., www.atlanta.broadway.com

Friday, November 11

The highly acclaimed, gay-themed film “Moonlight” opens in the ATL, TBD theaters

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