On our gaydar for our pre-holiday ho-ho's

Althea Trix hosts Kings N Things Alliday Show this Friday.
Althea Trix hosts Kings N Things Alliday Show this Friday. (Photo courtesy of Chase Martin/

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HOOK'D Urban LGBT night in the Highland/Lincoln area. Thursdays, 10pm. Club Ambitious, 6700 Middle Fiskville, 832/878-4527. Free before 11pm.

GAY IN AUSTIN Local real estate agent's gay info website hosts a happy hour. First Thursdays. Floating locations; details online. Free.

ZACH'S WILDE PARTY: WHITE CHRISTMAS You know it's our night, and this one will be merry and bright, all to celebrate this seasonal classic, Wilde-style, with chosen family. Thu., Dec. 6, 6:45pm. Zach's Topfer Theatre, 202 S. Lamar, 476-0541. Free.

KINGS N THINGS ALLIDAY SHOW There are way more than three kings. And way more than three holidays at year's end. Kings N Things pokes 'em all... alliday long. Fri., Dec. 7, 9pm. Elysium, 705 Red River. $10.

LADY PARTY! SAGITTARIUS SALVATION Sadge it up with the Girlfriend gang, you end-of-the-yearers. Thu., Dec. 6, 10pm-2am. Cheer Up Charlie's, 1104 E. Sixth.

AFTER HOURS DANCE 2am until... ? First Fridays of the month. Basement, 422 Congress.

LIFE COACH CARLA FER­RER It's a happy hour "Mix & Mingle With a Little Jingle" with this Oprah-approved life coach. Fri., Dec. 7, 5pm. Rusty's, 405 E. Seventh.

STARTOUT: DREAM TEAM I Join entrepreneurial smartypantsed panelists Tina Can­non, Lorenzo Thione, and Paula A. Soileau for "Choosing the Right People, Right From the Start." Fri., Dec. 7, 6:30-8:30pm. Handlebar, 121 E. Fifth. $15; free to AGLCC members.

FABULOUS HABITS: FASHION & VARIETY Anything goes at this fashion show curated by top designers, with frocks and such from Top Drawer Thrift. Join hostess Ursula, Tough Titty, and the Weird City Sisters, all to benefit Project Transitions. Fri., Dec. 7, 8pm-2am. Lipstick24, 606 E. Seventh, 474-2950. $10 suggested donation.

COLORMERAD RUN Team ProHomo benefits Special Olympics, and you turn all colors of the rainbow. Literally. Sat., Dec. 8, 10am. Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker, 854-4900. $45.

BOBBY COOK'S BIG GAY HOLIDAY BRUNCH Mr. Cook's gotta hunch, and it's called brunch, featuring DJ Def-Tone. Say what? Sat., Dec. 8, 11am-3pm. 219 West, 612 W. Sixth, 474-2194.

AUSTIN ROUNDUP HOLIDAY PARTY Keep your holiday spirits gay, but sans spirits with the Austin Roundup to raise dough for their 2013 Recovery Conference hosted by members of the LGBT recovery community. Sat., Dec. 8, 9:30pm. Odd Fellows Hall, 6809 Guada­lupe. $10 suggested donation.,

LGBT ESTATE PLANNING CLE A vegetarian lunch worth one hour CLE credit. Open to all, even nonmembers. Mon., Dec. 10, noon-1pm. Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress #700.

TUEZGAYZ Tuesdays, 10pm. Barbarella, 615 Red River.,

LISTEN TO OUTCAST! Tweak your knobs to Stephen Rice and 91.7FM. Tuesdays, 6-7pm. KOOP Radio 91.7FM.,

LEZRIDE! Lez get together! Lez pedal to the metal. Tuesdays, 7pm. Q Austin, 3408 West Ave. Free.

GET REAL, STAY QUEER Every other Tuesday. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport. Donations for whatever cause is announced weekly, cash only, 21+.

'BILLY ELLIOTT: THE MUSICAL' CAST PARTY From the national Broadway tour. Tue., Dec. 11, 11pm. Rusty's, 405 E. Seventh, 482-9002. Free.

TASTY TUEDAYS LGBT night at Lincoln Village's tastiest spot. Tuesdays, 9pm. MoJoe Room Bar & Grill, 6406 N. I-35 #1600, 206-4110. Free.,

LIZZY CAROLOKE Wednesdays, 8pm-12mid. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport. Free.

OCCUPY AUSTIN OCCUQUEERS MEETING Every other Wednesday, 5-6:30pm. The Q, 3408 West. Free.

QUEER RIDE Wednesdays, 7pm. Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress. Free.

STEEL VAGINAS Semiweekly romp through the nuanced ebbs and flows of the F Word. Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 7:30pm. The Q, 3408 West, 281/733-0576.

KARAOKE WITH KENNY Goes 'til close. Wednesdays, 9:30pm. The Iron Bear, 121 W. Eighth. Free.

PFLAG SOUTH MONTHLY MEETING Family is nice; allied family is love. PFLAG represents the best of our community. Second Thursdays, 6:30-9pm. Faith Presbyterian Church, 1314 E. Oltorf, 444-1314. Free.

FABULOUS AND FAMOUS KARAOKE With Madame Murrah! Thu., Dec. 13, 9pm-1:30am. Rusty's, 405 E. Seventh, 482-9002.


AGLCC AWARDS & HOLIDAY PARTY It's the gay chamber's first-ever awards ceremony and holiday jam. Thu., Dec. 20, 5:45-9pm. Sheraton Hotel at the Capitol, 701 E. 11th. $35 for members, $50 for future members.

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