Making the SCENE the week of Dec. 11–17:

• Alexandre’s: Briggett Rideaux on Friday. Chris Chism and the band on Saturday and Wednesday. Alicia Silex on Thursday.

• BJ’s NXS!: Toy Drive through Thursday. Every unwrapped new toy gets a raffle ticket. The drawing for a donated gift basket will be held at 9:30 on Thursday.

• Brick/Joe’s: Meech’s Empire birthday celebration with free food catered by Meech Movement. Showtime at 11 p.m. on Friday. Lip Sync battime at 11 p.m. on Friday. Lip Sync battle with Katya and Kennedy Davenport at midnight on Saturday.

• Cedar Springs Tap House: Free gift wrapping for Christmas presents with donations to AIDS Arms from 5-9 p.m. on Friday. Raise a glass and raise some dough for SOS-Survivors Offering Support at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

• Changes: Cowtown Leathermen meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday. Wall of Food Christmas Party at 6 p.m. and meeting at 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

• Club Reflection: Texas Gay Rodeo Association cookout at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Imperial Court show at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Wall of Food show at 8 p.m. on Thursday.

• Dallas Eagle: DFW Leather Corps club night on Friday. Dallas Bears membership meeting at 11 a.m. on Saturday. DFW Leather Corps meeting at 2 p.m. on Saturday. National Leather Association club night on Saturday. United Court of the Lone Star Empire investiture from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday. UCLSE Jingle Balls annual fundraiser from 7-10 p.m. on Sunday.

• Hidden Door: Thursday was the bar’s 36th anniversary and they’ll be celebrating all weekend.

• JR.’s Bar & Grill: Cassie’s Freak Show with Fantasha, Nikki, Alexis and Your Highness on Monday.

• Pekers: Is It Live or Memorex benefits C.U.R.E., the Gregg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund and Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of North Texas at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday.

• Round-Up Saloon: Lost Souls Rugby Football Club Toy Drive and Tacky Sweater Contest for The Family Place from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday. Holiday Stocking Auction benefits Legacy Counseling Center at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

• Sue Ellen’s: Chix on Friday. Mojo Dolls on Saturday. Anton’s Christmas Extravaganza on Sunday. Open mic with Kathy and Bella on Wednesday.

• Woody’s Sports & Video Bar: Dallas at Green Bay on the big screen at 3:25 on Sunday. Ugly Sweater Party from 9-11 p.m. on Thursday.

To view more Scene photos, go to Scene Photographer: Chad Mantooth.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition December 11, 2015.