Largo’s Quench Lounge, 13284 66th St. N., presents its “Naughty or Nice” holiday extravaganza. TJ’s Closet will be on hand, selling adult novelties for all of your Christmas needs. Sexy C. Jay will be dancing throughout the night, and Ryan and Jeff (as Eden and Wilma) have a special holiday show planned. Wear your best ugly holiday sweater for a chance to win a Quench Lounge gift card. Drink specials include $3 Long Island Iced Teas and $3.50 flavored teas from 9 p.m. to close.
Got a rant or a story or a poem? Pick up the mic and show off your stuff at Oral Fixation’s LGBTQ monthly open mic on Thursday, April 18 at Ybor City’s R Bar, 1820 North 15th St., Tampa. Doors open at 9; show starts at 10 p.m. Performers of all types are welcome and encouraged to share their art. This month’s event will feature a holiday marketplace with local indie vendors and artists selling their art, products and services.
Liquid Tampa, 1502 E. 7th Ave., presents “Unwrapped: An-anything-but-clothes Christmas party” from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Pull out the wrapping paper, extra stockings, bows and garland for a creative holiday costume. Best costume gets $50 cash and a $25 bar tab. Second place winner gets a $25 bar tab as well. After midnight, Nae Nae Dominatrix, Sashay Infiniti and Miah V perform.
Friday, Dec. 20
Derrick Barry makes an appearance at Georgie’s Alibi, 3100 3rd Ave. N., St. Pete as the iconic Britney Spears. Kori Stevens will host the show, which begins at 10 p.m. Barry has opened for Lady Gaga at Krave Las Vegas, has been featured on ABC’s The Next Big Thing and was a guest judge on TLC’s Toddlers & Tiaras.
Also in St. Pete, Flamingo Resort, 4601 34th St. S., will host a food truck rally from 6 to 11 p.m. Over 15 trucks will participate, and draft beer and liquor will be sold as well. Musical acts will perform in the front lot.
Saturday, Dec. 21
Gay St. Pete House, 4505 5th Ave. N., holds its annual holiday party from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be plenty of food, drink and entertainment. All donations collected will benefit Metro Wellness and Community Center’s planned LGBT Welcome Center in the Grand Central District.
Broken Tusk, 4685 28th St. N., St. Petersburg, celebrates the holidays with its “Naughty or Nice Birthday Bash and Drag Show” from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Bring an ID proving your birthday is in the month of December and receive a free shot and half-priced drinks all night long. Kori Stevens, Teddy D, Meagan Towers and Anjila Cavalier will perform later in the evening, and Katie Talbert plays live music on the patio from 8 to 10 p.m.