Upcoming Events
  Fri, 11/21 6PM Empress Marlena's Birthday: Twin Peaks Bar celebrates the birthday of much beloved Absolute Empress XXV Marlena, the Magnificent. Imperials galore, but everyone is welcome.
  Sat, 11/22
Mr. Cowboy/Miss Cowgirl Kick-Off: Join the Imperial Court in this fun competitive contest for these titles at Balencoire, 2565 Mission St. Miss Cowgirl Piper Angelique steps down soon, but her successors await.
$5 suggested imperialcouncilsf.org
  Sat, 11/29
Harry, the Rescue Dog, Benefit: The Edge, 18th & Collingwood, hosts a fundraiser to help defer surgery costs for Gary Virginia's dog Harry, now recovering slowly, but with lots of support.
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  Mon, 12/1 6PM   Castro Holiday Tree Lighting: Join members of the Gay Men's Chorus, the Lesbian/Gay Chorus, Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, Donna Sachet, & others for this annual treat in the heart of the Castro, in front of Bank of America.
  Mon.-Wed. 12/1-3, 8PM Donna Sachet's 22nd annual Songs of the Season: Holiday cabaret show benefiting AIDS Emergency Fund at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel's Franciscan Room, right off the main lobby, with Vicki Shepard, Dan O'Leary, Michael Grossman, & more.

$60 & up

  Sat, 12/6
Patty McGroin's Doll House: Midnight Sun hosts this monthly fundraiser/show hosted by Empress Chablis to raise money to complete 50 Years of Fabulous, a film documentary of the Imperial Court of San Francisco.
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  Sat, 12/6 7PM Believe: SF Nightlife Gives Back: Brian Kent & Beatbox, 314 11th St., host this new industry fundraiser for the Marines' Toys for Tots Foundation. Please bring an unwrapped toy, then enjoy incredible entertainment & fun!
  Sun, 12/7 11AM Danny Williams Memorial: Community legendary comedian is remembered with benefits going to AEF/BCEF and PRC. Celebration to follow at 440 Castro.
your choice
  Mon, 12/8 7:30PM Help is on the Way for the Holidays: Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation's annual holiday benefit show with Davis Gaines, La Toya London, Jai Rodriguez, Jason Brock, & members of the cast of Kinky Boots, Marine Memorial Theatre.
$50 & up
  Thurs, 12/11
  Drag Queens on Ice: Union Square Ice Rink welcomes drag queens of all skill levels for a one-night-only event, hosted by Donna Sachet.
  Fri-Sat 12/12-13
8 & 2:30PM
Dancers, Prancers, & Vixens: SF Gay Men's Chorus holiday concert with festive music from over 300 men's voices under direction of Tim Seelig with original premiere by Ola Gjeilo and Well Strung, singing string quartet, at Nourse Theatre, 275 Hayes St.

$25 & up

  Sat-Sun 12/13-14
Various times
Dance Along Nutcracker, Frosty's Hawaiian Holiday: Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St. Hilarious!
$20 & up sflbfb.townalive.com
  Sat, 12/20
Mama P's 16th annual Holiday Party/Fundraiser: World Famous Turf Club, 22519 Main St., Hayward, hosts this annual favorite with Jacques Michaels & Donna Sachet, show, food, auction, raffle prizes.
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  Wed, 12/24 5,7,9PM Home for the Holidays: SF Gay Men's Chorus under Tim Seelig's direction at the Castro Theatre for 3 performances with Lisa Vroman & Donna Sachet.
$25 & up
Ongoing Events
  Every Sunday at noon and 2:30PM
Sunday's A Drag: Enjoy a sumptuous brunch and a classic drag show hosted by Donna Sachet at the Starlight Room atop the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Featuring Cassandra Cass, Holotta Tymes, Kendra Monroe, Lady Tia, and Mahlae, produced by Michael Pagan. Now in our seventh smash year!
Cost: $45
  Every other week
Bay Area Reporter: Every other week, read On the Town, a social column written by Donna Sachet, also available on line. Find out what events made the mark, who got mentioned, and what’s happening next!
  Every month San Francisco Travel's monthly newsletter includes suggestions from Donna Sachetabout where to be, what to see, and who to follow in the LGBT Community.