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.