Weekend Roundup

Black Friday and beyond

Friday, Nov. 23

Comcast kicks off its Holiday Spectacular (10 a.m.) with a short film in the lobby of the Comcast Center.

Put on your dancing shoes (courtesy of Woody’s)




Get into the holiday spirit at Longwood Gardens (3:30 p.m.) where the light displays, illuminated fountains and Christmas decorations are back. Also look for live musical performances through the weekend.

The Ethical Society hosts the Handmade in Philadelphia Holiday Exhibition and Sale (5 p.m.) with works by local artists like Wynn Bauer and Ann Roantree.

Check out Philly's longest (and gayest) running country dance party at Woody's (7 p.m.) with DJ Cowboy Cliff.

Sharron Husbands gets her fashion on during a Couture Benefit Show (10 p.m.) at the Rainbow Mountain Resort in East Stroudsburg for Relay for Life.

Saturday, Nov. 24

The acclaimed show plays at the Academy of Music

Catch War Horse (2 p.m.) at the Academy of Music.

Do some Power Yoga with other men (4 p.m.) at Anjali on South Street.

Pay tribute to the days of Prohibition during the Prohibition Cocktail Party at the Reading Terminal Market (4:30 p.m.).

The Philadelphia Orchestra gives us A Taste of Paris (8 p.m.) with works by Debussy, Gershwin and more.

Average Joes and professional chefs serve up their specialties during Philly's Men Are Cooking at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (8 p.m.).

Go Red for Gaga with G Philly and Belvedere Vodka at Sisters (9 p.m.) and you could win free tickets to see Lady Gaga's next sold-out Philly show. Proceeds benefit World AIDS Day and Project Red.

Philadelphia Black Gay Pride goes bowling (10 p.m.) at PEP Bowl. Yep, it's BYOB.

The Let Out hosts a naughty Ladies Night (10 p.m.).

Jeffrey Gaines plays the Tin Angel (10:30 p.m.).

DJ Robert Drake spins 90s dance and vintage disco during Retro Ruby (11 p.m.) at Voyeur.

Sunday, Nov. 25

Catch this star at the Tin Angel

Go on a Congregation Crawl with Out and Faithful (11 a.m.). This week, the group visits the Friends Center for a Quaker meeting.

Ladies 2000 celebrates Thanksgiving weekend with a tea dance at Havana in New Hope (3 p.m.).

Join an erotic drawing class (6:35 p.m.) at the North Star Bar.

Ralph Garmin and Kevin Smith talk tinseltown in Hollywood Babble-On (8 p.m.) at World Cafe Live.

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