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Our guide to the best LGBT events in At­lanta for Oct. 30 - Nov. 12

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SATUR­DAY OCT. 31

Jun­gle At­lanta’s Hal­loween event is ‘Un­der the Big Top: Freaks and Odd­i­ties,’ with DJ Alex Acosta, with a cos­tume con­test and $1,000 in prizes, www.jun­gleatl.com (File photo)

FRI­DAY, OCT. 30

Felix’s hosts a cos­tume party tonight (as well as on Hal­loween night) with $300 in cash prizes, www.fe­lixsat­lanta.com

Two nights of Hal­loween mer­ri­ment can be found at the Heretic. On Fri­day, the bar presents a Hal­loween Mas­quer­ade/ Cos­tume Con­test hosted by the in­fa­mous Bubba Dee, with $1,500 in prizes. The fun be­gins at 1:30 a.m., www.hereti­cat­lanta.com

FRI­DAY, OCT. 30 - SATUR­DAY, NOV. 7

Nether­world Haunted House fea­tures two new haunts: The Rot­ting, filled with night­mar­ish ghosts and un­dead hor­rors, and Vault 13: Un­earthed, a se­cret un­der­ground base swarm­ing with sci­ence fic­tion mad­ness. Con­sis­tently voted among the top 13 haunted houses in Amer­ica, Nether- world has raised the bar once again with new spe­cial ef­fects, over-the-top sets, and ter­ri­fy­ing ac­tors. Through Nov. 7, Georgia An­tique & De­sign Cen­ter. 6624 Daw­son Blvd., Nor­cross, Ga., www.fear­world.com

SATUR­DAY OCT. 31

The Gentle­men’s Foundation presents the 4th an­nual Gentle­men’s Ball, “Be­yond the Masks,” hon­or­ing, among oth­ers, Con­gress­man John Lewis and di­rec­tor Pa­trik-Ian Polk, 6 p.m., At­lanta Mar­riott Mar­quis, www.the­gentle­mensfoun­da­tion.org

Night­mare on Ponce 3 is high­lighted by DJ Eric (who will be spin­ning and show­ing videos) and spon­sored by the crew of Pan­ther L/L and South­east Black and Blue, 10 p.m., At­lanta Ea­gle, www.at­lantaea­gle.com

Dress as your fa­vorite su­per­hero or su­per­heroine at the Friends on Ponce party and cos­tume con­test, with cash prizes for win­ners, www.friend­son­ponce-atl.com

Join Burkhart’s for the Burn­ing Down the House con­test and party, with cash and prizes be­gin­ning at mid­night, www.burkharts.com

Blake’s on the Park hosts a rowdy Hal­loween party with a cos­tume con­test, celebrity judges and cash prizes for first through fourth place win­ners, www.blakeson­thep­arkat­lanta.com

Am­s­ter­dam At­lanta’s Hal­loween of­fer­ings in­clude a cos­tume con­test, mu­sic videos and cash prizes, www.am­s­ter­damat­lanta.com

The Model T hosts a cos­tume party with three dif­fer­ent cat­e­gories—best over­all cos­tume, best drag and best cou­ple, www.mod­eltat­lanta.com

Ten At­lanta presents the Hal­loween-themed “Mai­son de la De­mence,” as well as its an­nual cos­tume con­test and DJs Rob Reum and Daryl Cox, tenat­lanta.com

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