TOP PICKS: 5 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Coming up: Major charity events, day drinking, and swing dancing.

Young Advocates of Philadelphia presents a night of swing dancing for a great cause.

Young Advocates of Philadelphia presents a night of swing dancing for a great cause.

FRIDAY EVENTS

The Eric Jaffe Show!
7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tavern on Camac, 243 South Camac Street; over 21.

World ukulele champion Eric Jaffe returns with his monthly cabaret. Enjoy a no-cover night of Philadelphia’s best singers and musicians, featuring Sapphira Cristal, Dan Callahan, and more.

Spruce Gala 2016
8 p.m. to midnight
Arts Ballroom, 1324 Locust Street; over 21.

Spruce Foundation is throwing its biggest fundraising event of the year to benefit LGBTQ youth support programs and other causes. Tickets can be purchased online, with various special accommodations and offers.

SATURDAY EVENTS

Spring 2016 Charity Pub Crawl
Noon to 6:30 p.m.
Gayborhood, 1200 Locust Street; over 21.

Stonewall Sports support local LGBT charities with this golf-themed pub crawl including Tabu, Boxers, The Bike Shop and more. Tickets can be purchased online, with various special accommodations and offers.

Young Advocates Annual Fundraiser: Swing Into Spring!
7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street; over 21.

Young Advocates of Philadelphia hosts an LGBTQ/allies cocktail event in support of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania. Come out for a social night of swing dancing and fun, with special guests state Rep. Brian Sims, sexologist Timaree Schmit, PhD, and G Philly editor Ernest Owens. Tickets can be purchased online, with various special accommodations and offers.

ChariTdance Presents: Spring Fever
10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; over 21.

Mazzoni Center will get 50 percent of the proceeds from this illuminated dance party hosted by Gayborhood favorites Alexander John and Kirk Beres. The $10 cover and under-$5 drink specials will draw large crowds, so be sure to get there before the dance floor gets packed.

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