Weekend Roundup

Holiday fun, music and lots of laughs from Friday through Sunday

Friday, Dec. 2


Courtesy of Curtis Institute of Music

William Way is hosting a meeting for The Foyer of Philadelphia to discuss a new program for homeless LGBT youth (3 p.m.) in the city.

Guys Night Out heads to the Curtis Institute of Music (6:30 p.m.) for a recital featuring the works of Bartok, Bottesini, Shapiro, Stravinsky and Temkin.

Saturday, Dec. 3

The Miss Gay Pennsylvania USofA Pageant kicks off at the New Hope Eagle Volunteer Fire Company (6 p.m.) in Bucks County.

Support the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund during the fifth annual TOY fundraiser (7 p.m.) at the Marketplace Design Center. Enjoy live entertainment, food, drinks and a meet-and-greet with special guests to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Tabu hosts its comedy night featuring Myq Kaplan (8 p.m.) who’s appeared on Last Comic Standing, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central.

Angela’s Laptop Lounge is all about “Leather and Lace” (10 p.m.) at Blue Pacific in King of Prussia.

The Diabolique Ball hits Shampoo with Military Ops (10 p.m.) to benefit GALAEI and the Leather Heart Foundation.

Sunday, Dec. 4

Courtesy of Erin McKeown

Elisha Lim and Coco Riot will teach you how to make your very own ‘zine (1 p.m.) during a special workshop presented by the William Way at XIX. Lim’s work will also be displayed at the center’s gallery.

Qventures hits the ice at the River Rink at Penn’s Landing (2:30 p.m.).

Bring toys for tots to the Beagle Tavern in Norristown for the annual toy drive and holiday party (3 p.m.) featuring a free buffet, pictures with Santa and special guests Thunder Showers, Summer Clearance and more.

Get in the holiday spirit with Bingo-a-Go-Go Sleigh Ride at the Cranston Heights Fire Hall in Wilmington, Del. The event benefits Delaware Pride, AIDS Delaware and Rainbow Chorale.

Erin McKeown performs her “Anti-Holiday Show” at World Cafe Live (8 p.m.).

Join Brittany Lynn, Crystal Electra and Diana Dharling for “Show Us Your Tunes” (9 p.m.), an evening of uncensored showtunes, at Tavern on Camac.

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