LGBT Atlanta’s Best Bets for the weekend and beyond

Friday, Dec. 12

Edie Cheezburger, Jaye Lish and cast bring “The Other Show” drag event weekly to Jungle, 9 p.m.,

Traxx Girls night at My Sister’s Room offers drink specials, great music and lots of beautiful women, 10 p.m.,

Celebrate with Phoenix of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” at her birthday party at the Femme Fatale Show featuring special guest star JuJubee, 11 p.m., Burkhart’s,

Saturday, Dec. 13

Atlanta artist Alli Royce Soble’s new exhibit is from noon to 5 p.m. in the Oakhurst Neighborhood at 203 McKoy St., Decatur, GA 30030,

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of homeless or at-risk LGBTQ youth in Atlanta? Come out today to learn about Lost-n-Found and the organization’s mission to end LGBTQ homelessness. 2 p.m., Lost-n-Found Youth, 2585 Chantilly Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30324,

“Let’s Make a Deal,” hosted by Ken, is a favorite at Friends on Ponce, 6 – 10 p.m.,

The Southern Male Showcase Holiday Extravaganza includes three fashion shows, free Christmas treats, and a concert featuring local artists, $15, 8 p.m., JLE Lofts in Buckhead,

The East Point Possum’s Holiday Benefit to raise funds for former Armorette, Ms. Ginny Tonic, is from 7-9 p.m. at East Point Corner Tavern,

Horizon Theatre’s annual, sardonic “The Santaland Diaries” with Harold Leaver as Crumpet and based on David Sedaris’ “Holidays on Ice,” runs through Dec. 31 with an 8:30 performance tonight,

Have you been Naughty or Nice this year? Check out the launch of a new monthly event at Henry’s Midtown with this Naughty or Nice party, 9 p.m.,

Four Daddies—One Magical Night! Celebrate Heretic’s 23rd anniversary with DJs Mike Pope, Stan Jackson, Sean Mac, and Robert Ansley and also give back to the community by donating to the CHRIS Kids toy drive. No cover with one unwrapped toy,

Phoenix’s birthday celebration continues with a party at Jungle with DJ Mike Cruz, 10:30 p.m.,

Sunday, Dec. 14

The Hotlanta Softball League hosts its second annual Jingle Ball holiday party with a $10 beer bust, a can food drive, special appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus and Mother, the Holiday Elf, 4-7 p.m., The Hideaway,

ATTA (Atlanta Team Tennis Association) holds its annual holiday party, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Loca Luna,

DJ Vicki Powell’s Second Sunday Service, the final of the season, is at Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium, with special guest Robert Ansley, 7-11:30 p.m.,

$2 well drinks are on tap all day and night at Sunday Funday at Bulldogs, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309

Atlanta’s Angelica D’Paige and friends — including Brent Star and Destiny Brooks — purr up fun at Sex Kitten Sundays, with $5 burgers and Smirnoff cocktails, 8 p.m. at 10th and Piedmont,

Monday, Dec. 15

Country songs galore will fill a Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant Christmas, performed with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, at 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre,

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Be prepared to wow a crowd at Open Mic Night at Blake’s,

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Ruby Redd gets Birdcage Bingo going at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at The Hideaway,

SOJOURN is hosting a casual Chanukah Party and potluck dinner at the Rush Center Annex. SOJOURN will provide the latkes and the drinks (both alcoholic and non); attendees are asked to bring a vegetarian dish to share. Families of all kinds are welcome. Bring a Chanukah/menorah to light. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.,

Thursday, Dec. 18

SAGE Atlanta hosts its social hour at 10 a.m., followed by a speaker and general meeting at 11 a.m., Phillip Rush Center,

The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its Business Builder Luncheon today at noon at Henry’s. $20 includes the meal, gratuity and networking.

Serenbe Playhouse’s world premiere “The Snow Queen,” directed by out Brian Clowdus, is running through Dec. 21 and has an 8 o’clock performance tonight,

Brent Star hosts Game Night at G’s Midtown from 9 -11 p.m.,

Decadence: A Night of Drinking and Debauchery is every Thursday starting at 10 p.m., hosted by Adam Bland and Ashley Mitchell with beats by DJ Daryl Cox. A wet underwear contest begins at 11 p.m., with a cash prize and dancers galore, TEN Atlanta,

Phoenix of RuPaul’s Drag Race brings her sass to her Dancefloor Divas show, 11:30 p.m., Burkhart’s,


Saturday, Dec. 20
Atlanta Freedom Bands presents Holiday Tales and Traditions, celebrating the wonderful stories and music of the season. The special guest will be Chris Chandler, afternoon news anchor for WSB Radio. 8 p.m., North Decatur Presbyterian Church, 611 Medlock Road, Decatur, GA 30033
Sunday, Dec. 21

PFLAG Atlanta holds its monthly support group meeting, 2:30 – 4 p.m., St. Mark United Methodist Church,

It’s a Hardcore Holiday with DJ Karlitos, 10:30 p.m., Jungle,

Thursday, Dec. 25

The acclaimed “The Imitation Game,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch as gay code breaker Alan Turing, opens in the ATL today, TBD theaters

Gay director Rob Marshall directs a film adaptation of gay composer Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Into the Woods,” starring Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick and Emily Blunt, opening today in metro area theaters.

Friday, Dec. 27

Lindsey Hinkle brings her folk/acoustic sounds to My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.,

Wednesday, Dec. 31

Michelle Malone performs two New Year’s Eve shows at Eddie’s Attic tonight, first at 7 p.m. and then at 9:45 p.m. with special guest Hannah Thomas,

Serenbe Playhouse hosts “Judy,” a cabaret starring award-winning actress Natasha Drena as Judy Garland, 10:30 p.m., followed by a dance party,

Dancing With the Stars Lives features celebrities such as Alfonso Ribeiro and performers from the popular ABC TV series, 8 p.m., Cobb Energy Centre,