There’s plenty to keep you busy this weekend, boy and girls…

Oct. 1 • Charlotte
Pride CLT: Ian Harvie

Comedian and entertainer Ian Harvie, performs at N.C. Music Factory’s Halo. Doors open at 8 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. $10 cover in advance available at Lesbian & Gay Community Center, 820 Hamilton St., Suite B11. This event is 18+ only.

Oct. 1 • Charlotte
Takeover at the Mint
Takeover Friday hosts a very special evening of fun, dance and socializing during the Mint Uptown’s 24-hour Grand Opening events. More details TBA.

Oct. 2 • Asheville
Blue Ridge Pride

The re-birthed Blue Ridge Pride hosts its second annual festival.

Oct. 2 • Charlotte
Pride Charlotte festival

The Lesbian & Gay Community Center of Charlotte presents Pride Charlotte at the N.C. Music Factory.

Oct. 2 • Charlotte

Back for a second year, two dozen of the area’s hottest and buffest guys take to the runway in the BRIEF! A Fete for Fashion underwear show benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Extravaganza Depot, 1610 N. Tryon St. 7 p.m.

Oct. 2 • Charlotte
Twirl with Pride

Party promoters Just Twirl kick up some fun with a special Pride party: Twirl with Pride, “Pope & Pepper Style.” Two special guests include DJ Mike Pope from Atlanta and dance diva Pepper MaShay. Closet, 1202 Commonwealth Ave. 10 p.m.-2:30 a.m. For more information and to purchase tickets visit

Oct. 3 • Charlotte
HRC Cookout

Join HRC Charlotte and other community members for a family-style, old-fashion cookout. Independence Park, 7th St. and Hawthorne Ln. Noon-6 p.m. More info via Facebook.