Stay in the Loop with this week’s LGBT happenings in Western New York presented by Loop Magazine!
A collaborative exhibition from members of Forbidden Fruits, a local peer-led advocacy group for LGBT persons living with developmental disabilities. Light refreshments available. In the adjacent Glow Gallery: Within You/Without You, paintings by John Lehner.
SATURDAY AUGUST 8
Imperial Court Disbursement of Funds
7PM – 9PM at Q, 44 Allen St.
Reign 24 closes the books on a year of fundraising, disbursing $16,000 among nine different local charities and nonprofits, including Buffalo United Artists, Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo, and Pride Center of WNY. Cocktails, tunes by DJ Fierce, and royal performances.
Party on the patio with $3 well drinks and domestic beers, plus $3 shot specials on Jameson, Crown, Jose Cuervo, and Fireball. Soak up some sun and dance to some vintage tunes.
SUNDAY AUGUST 9
Veronica Lace Continental Fundraiser
8PM – 11PM at Club Marcella, 622 Main St.
Buffalo drag’s rising diamond Veronica Lace recently qualified to compete at the prestigious Miss Continental Pageant, a national competition where she’ll represent Western New York and New York State. Help her raise the final funds to cover various expenses for the journey. Suggested donation at the door: $5.