Weekend Roundup

Drag, laughs, music, celebs and more

Friday, Jan. 20

Have a few drinks for a great cause during Happy Hour for Homeless Animals (6 p.m.) at Benny the Bums Crabhouse.

Penn-Jersey Roller Derby opens the season with The Winter Brawl (7:30 p.m.) at the Carmen Gardens Skating Rink.

The musical Rent plays the Eagle Theatre in Hammonton, N.J. (8 p.m.) to benefit the South Jersey AIDS Alliance. Look for shows through the weekend.

Wooden Shoe Books hosts “Beyond Invisibility” during Femme Week of Action featuring Miss Mary Wanna and Geppetta (8 p.m.) for an evening of music, burlesque, spoken word and puppetry.

Comedians perform at the Broad Street Follies at the Arts Parlor (8 p.m.) featuring an improve group from University of Pennsylvania and others.

Voyeur hosts RuPaul’s Drag Race: Battle of the Seasons (9 p.m.) with performances by Navaya Shay, Goddess Isis, Porcelain, Omyra Lynn and Misty Maven.

DJ Deejay spins the hits at Sisters (10 p.m.).

Shampoo hosts Fingerbanger (10 p.m.).

Saturday, Jan. 21

QVentures goes to the Mutter Museum and Penn Museum (11 a.m.) with a free lunch.

Take a trip to the Adventure Aquarium (11 a.m.) with Philadelphia Family Pride.

William Way hosts is annual membership meeting (1 p.m.) to discuss news and vote on candidates for the Board of Directors.

Delaware Pride goes bowling (7 p.m.) at Bowlerama in New Castle.

The Pool at Harrah’s hosts the pre-Miss’d America Loft Party (2 p.m.) with drag-themed cocktails, dancers and a DJ. For a complete list of Out in A.C. events, click here.

Carson Kressley hosts the Miss’d America Pageant in Atlantic City (7:30 p.m.) when the queens compete for top honors.

Kelli Dunham, a comedian and queer health advocate, hosts “Queer Bodies, Queer Selves” (8 p.m.) at the William Way with R. Eric Thomas and Don Horrigan.

Jocks hosts its monthly event at Venture Inn (9 p.m.) to benefit the Greater Philadelphia Flag Football League.

Dance to your favorite 80s hits at the Beagle Tavern (9:30 p.m.) in Norristown.

Sunday, Jan. 22

Join the drag queens for Out of Control Brunch and Bingo at the ballroom at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City (11 a.m.). You could walk away with bingo prizes.

Cast members from The Real L Word stop by Sisters (7 p.m.) for Sinful Sunday in the City. The reality show was recently nominated for a GLAAD Media Award.

Cass McCombs plays Kung Fu Necktie (8 p.m.).

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