THE NICKEL BAR—
The Nickel Bar is a neighborhood hot spot with an emphasis on sexy dress. Plenty of themed nights events fill the calendar. Th-Sa 9 pm-2:30 am, Su 5 pm-midnight. www. thenickelbar.com. 2817 Rozzelles Ferry Road, 704.916.9389.
Charlotte’s longestrunning gay dance club features DJ-led dance parties on a variety of themes, from high-energy to urban dance to drag. Open F and Su 10 pm-3 am, Sa 10 pm-4 am. www.thescorpio.com. 2301 Freedom Drive, 704.373.9124.