The Queen City is getting ready to rock around the good ol’ Christmas tree, but before they do, they’ll be hoppin’ and boppin’ their hearts out… you know, just in case the world does come crashing to an end on Friday. Hey, if the end really is that near, might as well go out with drink in hand, eh?

Thursday, Dec. 20

Touch Me 3rd Thursdays, After-work Mingle
Sophisticated Lyfe Entertainment hosts its monthly after-work social for LGBT and LGBT-supportive individuals, business and organizations. See event details…

‘Twas the SHIPROCKED! before Christmas
Snug Harbor’s weekly gay party night gets in a festive mood to kick in next week’s holiday celebrations. See event details…

Friday, Dec. 21

End of the World parties
Two Charlotte bars are kicking the Mayan prophecy into high gear.
Bar at 316: Event details…
Cathode Azure: Event details…

Retro Christmas
Great club hits with holiday flare with Brad Pressley and Shanti Love Moore. See event details…

Saturday, Dec. 22

Holiday Cabaret
Petra’s presents a special holiday cabaret with live music. See event details…

Newtown, Conn., Charity Event
Cathode Azure supports the people of Newtown, Conn. Ten percent of sales will be pledged. See event details…

PROTO-GAY
If the world doesn’t end, Marigny has a party for you, and more tricks up their sleeve. See event details…

 

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