Update 8/27: Because of inclement weather, Miss Virginia Capitol City Pride will be moved to September 10. Godfrey’s will host its weekly Pump! event on Saturday weather pending. Check Godfrey’s Facebook page for updates. Voix De Ville Follies has also been canceled due to weather and will be rescheduled at a later date. Advance tickets will be refunded. Stay safe y’all!
School’s back in session with dance parties, happy hours, and more this weekend in GayRVA.
Fourth Friday at the 2300 Club
The 2300 Club hosts this month’s Family & Friends Fourth Friday – a rotating happy hour open to all LGBT and friends. Specials on sangria and a few select cocktails will be available. Begins at 6:30 p.m. Free, 21+ 23rd & East Grace St.
Join Audio Ammo’s DJ crew at the Hat Factory for Brain Drain. Expect new music, lots of spinning and dancing with the infusion of a VCU crowd back and ready to party. 18+
Miss Virginia Capitol City Pride
It’s the crowning of a new diva! Watch the queens duke it out in talent and evening gown competitions at this annual event. Godfrey’s, 308 E. Grace St. 18+, $10 cover.
Voix De Ville Follies presents “Saturday Morning Cartoons!”
Voix De Ville Follies salutes Saturday morning favorites with a live action stage show featuring top-notch burlesque performances. Those vintage starlets Dolli Holliday., Kiki Von Kitsch, Cherrie Canary, and the Dainty Dolls run the show. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are from $5 to $10. 18+. To purchase online tickets, visit Gallery5 here.
Queer Film Forum
“Even Cowgirls Get The Blues” by Gus Van Sant takes the Queer Film Forum this Sunday. The film tells the story about a young girl with super-long thumbs and her adventure across the United States. Free. At the Canary Den, 2231 Monument Ave., Apt #1, Richmond, VA.