For some, the holidays are a drag. That's not always a bad thing.
Royal Oak welcomes the festive 12 Drags of Christmas to kick off the season, and Pan Am and Detroit 1-8-7 star Erin Cummings will help by making a special appearance.
"If you are in Michigan and want to come to what is sure to be the wildest, funniest charity event of the holidays, join me in Royal Oak as we celebrate the 12 Drags of Christmas," she posted on Facebook.
Join Cummings and an all-star cast for the , which includes free drink samples, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and more Dec. 4 . The event is hosted by , home of Drag Queen Bingo.
The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres, free samples of Hard Luck Candy Vodka and a silent auction to benefit Mittens for Detroit and the Ruth Ellis Center.
Mittens For Detroit has been warming hands and hearts since the organization was founded by Cummings in 2010. The charity aims to provide new, unused mittens and gloves to those in need – both children and adults – in metro Detroit.
The Ruth Ellis Center provides aid to runaway, homeless and at risk lesbian, gay, bi-attractional, transgender and questioning youth. The center provides residential and drop-in programs.
The show starts at 8 p.m. and includes Saugatuck's September Murphy, Orlando's Trixie Deluxxe, Chicago's Lauren Jacobs, Toledo's Hershae Chocolattae and Michigan's first National Entertainer of the Year title holder Spacee Kadet. The cast include comedienne and drag superstar Miss Coco Peru, who will emcee the show.
, There Comes a Time... Dec. 4 at the venue.