Queer Things to Do

Queer Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: September 2–5, 2021

Your weekly roundup of LGBTQ happenings.

Alyssa Edwards performs at ReBar this Sunday (photos via Facebook).

Thursday, September 2

Ally Tie-Dye
At 11:30 a.m. the University of Houston LGBTQ Resource Center hosts Ally Tie-Dye, a tie-dying event that includes a free T-shirt and information about resources and support services offered to students. 

Wendy Taylor and Christina Wells at SING!
At 7:30 p.m., head over to Hamburger Mary’s Houston for their weekly Sing! event, a sing-along show featuring America’s Got Talent and American Idol contestants Wendy Taylor and Christina Wells. Reservations are recommended. To save a table, call 713-677-0674.

Le Freak Live
At 9 p.m. OUT & PROUD LIVE, Houston’s only LGBTQ-owned and -operated online music station, presents Le Freak Live at Numbers nightclub. Special guest singer Wendy Taylor opens the night for the disco band, and guest DJs will be on the turntables all night long. Proceeds from the event benefit the Virgin Mae Youth Music Foundation. 

Friday, September 3

F-Rated Fridays
At 7:00 p.m., head over to Hamburger Mary’s for F-Rated Fridays, a dinner and drag show hosted by Blackberri. While enjoying the show, consider ordering $2 shots and the restaurant’s catfish-and-shrimp dinner special.

Kayla’s Dollhouse
At 10:30 p.m., Papi’s Houston hosts Kayla’s Doll House, a showcase of drag performer Kayla Monroe’s dolls—Aviah D. Crawford, Euphoria Monroe, and Becky La Barbie, along with other weekly rotating guests. Reservations are recommended, so make one here.

DJ Drea Weekend Takeover
At 11 p.m., local DJ Drea performs at Pearl Bar. There is no cover for this event, and Drea will be on the turntables all night. 

DJ Drea

Saturday, September 4

Soaked! The Pool Party
At 1 p.m., ReBar and Club Houston present Soaked! The Pool Party, an afternoon of cocktails by the pool with DJ Joe Ross on the turntables.

Slay All Day Drag Brunch
At 2 p.m. go to Social Beer Garden for Slay All Day Drag Brunch, the hottest new drag show in Houston with a new theme every week. The event is hosted by Luna of the Lillies with DJ GNDR BNDR, and features performances by Roofie Dubois and Charlotte Shottgunz. Don’t miss out on the $20 bottomless mimosa special.

Social Beer Garden

Rick Braile at ReBar
At 10 p.m., ReBar presents DJ Rick Braile from Brazil. The event is open to participants 21 and over.

Sunday, September 5

Sunday Service with Joey Jay
At 11 a.m., ReBar presents its weekly Sunday Service Drag Brunch hosted by Houston’s bearded beauty Blackberri, and featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13 contestant Joey Jay Reservations are recommended for the drag-show performances at noon and 2 p.m. Make a reservation here.

LGBTQ COVID Vaccination Drive
At 4 p.m., Houston’s LGBTQ bars, businesses, and organizations come together for a COVID-19 vaccination drive at BUDDY’S. There is no registration required, and the Moderna shots are free. 

Alyssa Edwards at ReBar
At 10 p.m., go to ReBar to see a performance by RuPaul’s Drag Race and Drag Race All Star contestant Alyssa Edwards. The show will be hosted by Blackberri, with other featured performers Petty, ONDI, and Roofie Dubois. Pre-sale is sold out, but tickets will be sold at the door and there will be a meet-and-greet with Alyssa before the show. 

Want your LGBTQ Houston event listed in our weekend roundup? Email staff member Adriana Salazar at [email protected]


Adriana Salazar

Adriana is a marketing assistant and contributing writer for Outsmart magazine. She currently attends the University of Houston and is a print media journalism major who is also minoring in LGBTQ studies. She hopes to spread awareness of LGBTQ-related issues to the Houston area.
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