Thursday, December 15
The Pride Factory is featuring one of their now famous sales from today until December 21, where the more you spend, the more you save. If you spend $50 you save $5 and if you spend $100, you save $15.
Catch the Beach Boys in “Holiday & Hits” at the Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center at 8pm. American rock band legends and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Beach Boys have birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions. But its greater significance lies in the fact that it changed the musical landscape so profoundly that every pop act since has been in its debt. Happily for us all, they continue to create and perform with the same bold imagination and style that marked their explosive debut over 50 years ago! To purchase tickets which start at $59.50, go to ArshtCenter.org
Friday, December 16
Stonewall National Museum & Archives Wilton Manors location (2157 Wilton Drive) is pleased to announce the forthcoming exhibition The Lure Of Provincetown, Photographs by Midge Battelle and Al Kaplan, Paintings by Len Paoletti with exhibition Sponsor Rob Delehanty. The opening of is tonight from 6 pm – 8 pm. The exhibit will remain on view until January 29, 2017. Stonewall Museum is free of charge. Suggested donation $5.
The Boardwalk presents the birthday celebration for sexy Happy Hour bartender John. They will feature a complimentary buffet from 6-8pm and guest entertainment starting at 9pm.
The Ramrod presents their monthly Mandance (third Friday of every month) Leather Fetish Friday featuring the sounds of DJ Herbie James.
Arts Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker starts today and goes through December 18th at the Parker Playhouse. The magic of the seasons comes to glorious life in this stunning production. Created by the world famous composer Tchaikovsky nearly 200 years ago, The Nutcracker ballet tells the story of a spectacular Christmas Eve party and the magical events that take place late that night. With dancers of all ages, colorful costumes and breathtaking music, this beautiful 1.5-hour performance is a true holiday tradition and a wonderful introduction to the ballet. To purchase tickets go to BrowardCenter.org
Saturday, December 17
Bigger Saturdays at Score features DJ/Producer Nacho Chapado with a warm up set by South Florida’s own Sushiman.
Sunday, December 18
Y100 Jingle Ball is the annual all-star concert, sponsored in South Florida by Y100 and Capital One, brings some of the hottest music makers of the year direct to you. The lineup this year includes The Chainsmokers (who had a major hit with “Closer”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Starving”), Fifth Harmony (“Work From Home”), Meghan Trainor, Nicky Jam, Alessia Cara, Charlie Puth, Tove Lo and Lukas Graham. Y100 Jingle Ball takes place at the BB&T Center starting at 7:30pm.
The Kravis Center presents Itzhak Perlman live at 8pm at the Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall. Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Mr. Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences who respond not only to his remarkable artistry but also to his irrepressible joy. Having performed with every major orchestra and at venerable concert halls worldwide, the 16-time Grammy Award winner received a Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. To purchase tickets which start at $35, go to Kravis.org
Monday, December 19
The Boardwalk presents a Toy Drive for Kids In Distress. They invite everyone to bring an unwrapped toy and if you do you will receive an invitation to their Friends and Family event ($20 value). The silent auction starts at 6pm, and the Christmas show is at 9pm.
Village Pub presents “A Celebration Of Life” for Chris Knapp at 6pm. If you have photos of Chris that you’d like displayed, please email them to [email protected] by Dec 17. Donations will be accepted and donated to the charity of Chris’s Family’s choosing.
The Ramrod features their monthly EDC (Enforced Dress Code) on the patio from 9pm to midnight.
Tuesday, December 20
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) presents their December Holiday Mixer on the River Queen Boat (Bahia Mar Yachting Center, 801 Seabreeze Blvd) from 5:30-7pm, with an optional river cruise from 7-8pm. The Mixer is free for GFLGLCC members and only $10 for future members. The event will feature complimentary Hors D’oeuvres and desserts provided by Temptations Catering and a Reyka Vodka Open bar. RSVP highly encouraged by emailing [email protected]
Rumors presents their monthly Charity Bingo from 9-11pm hosted by Amanda Austin. This month all the proceeds go to the Lambda Men’s Brotherhood.