Leather Events, February 27 — March 15, 2020

by Race Bannon

Fog City Pack Presents: Alpha 2020 @ Club Six Sat 29
Fog City Pack Presents: Alpha 2020 @ Club Six Sat 29  

From dance nights to workshops, fetish play nights to rubber contests, there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

THURSDAY 27
Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District Arts and Culture Committee Meeting @ SF Eagle
This will be the first meeting of this committee. Join them to help guide the direction of how the District can help to preserve and nurture South of Market's leather and LGBTQ arts and culture. 398 12th St. 6pm-7:30pm. www.sflcd.org

SubMission: Cocktails & Comedy @ The Armory Club
Weekly (Thursdays & Fridays) stand-up comedy show in the basement of the SF Armory Club; grab a craft cocktail from the bar upstairs and prepare for a night of laughter with the right amount of kink. Doors open at 6:30. $15, 1799 Mission St., Shows start at 7pm and 9pm (downstairs not wheelchair accessible). www.armoryclub.com

FRIDAY 28
Beards & Booze @ The Edge
This weekly happy hour event is for bearded guys and the beard fetishists who like them. 4149 18th St., 5pm. www.edgesf.com

SF CumUnion Leather & Fetish Party @ SF Catalyst
Hosted by 442 every fourth Friday, check out this longstanding party with a leather and fetish twist. Gear up and enjoy the same CumUnion experience, but with a kinky bent. The event draws all types of 18+ guys. Leather, fetish or gear are encouraged ,but if you don't have any gear, come anyway. Everyone is welcome to join the fun. Secure lockers available. $20, 1060 Folsom St., 9pm-4am. www.sfcatalyst.org

Sober Kink Together @ Castro Country Club
Officially a CMA meeting, but open to all Anonymous 12-step Fellowship members, 4058 18th St., 9:30pm. www.castrocountryclub.org


Tribe @ SF Eagle Sat 29 photo: Rich Stadtmiller  

SATURDAY 29
Fog City Pack Presents:
Alpha 2020 @ Club Six

Fog City Pack celebrates five years of dance and deviance with a blowout bash; featuring beats by Wrecked talent, Ryan Smith, and an evening drenched in sound and sweat. 60 6th St., 10pm-4am. www.fogcitypack.com/tickets

Intro to Rough Body Play:
Punch-Drunk Love @ Wicked Grounds

You don't have to be a muscly lumberjack to pummel some butts. This class offers basic training to transform tops into tools for SM or sensation play. There will be significant class content for bottoms who are curious about the smashing good times they can have with rough body play. This 101-level class promises to pack a punch. It will surely impact your play style. $15-$35, 289 8th St., 3:30pm-5:30pm. www.wickedgrounds.com

Onyx Northwest Celebrates
Ms. SF Leather 2020 @ Powerhouse

The Men of Onyx welcome Caity Lynch as Ms. San Francisco Leather 2020. Trey Onyx, Mr. San Francisco Leather, will host the evening celebrating Caity and the leather women of San Francisco. Rumor has it Caity is making her special recipe Jello shots. Money raised from the evening will benefit TASHRA - The Alternative Sexualities Health Research Alliance. 1347
Folsom St., 6pm-9pm. www.onyxnorthwest.com

QTies: A Bay Area Queer & Trans Play Party @ Iron Giant Loft
A play party exclusively for queer, trans, genderfluid, genderqueer, and lesbian, gay, bi, and pansexual attendees. Come to a space where you're not the only one in the room, where you're as likely to encounter bi men hooking up as bi women, where femme invisibility is minimized (but all presentations are welcomed), and where trans bodies are celebrated. Alex leads a welcome circle where a room of strangers slowly opens up and winds up on the same page, having the opportunity to be seen, heard, and understood in new ways. $30-$50. 1080 23rd St., Oakland, 7pm-12am. Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qties-a-bay-area-queer-trans-play-party-february-2020-tickets-87496272707

Tribe @ SF Eagle
Get your leather and kink on by gearing up and getting out for another edition of fun, sexy, debauchery. Cum bond with your kinky Tribe. 398 12th St., 9pm-2am. www.sf-eagle.com


MONDAY 2
Blackout Party @ SF Catalyst
Feel and play around in the dark. Presented by the guys who bring you CumUnion. They'll be turning down the lights extra low and handing out glow-n-the-dark wrist bands at the door to light the way to play through dark areas. $20. 1060 Folsom St. 8pm-1am. www.sfcatalyst.org

Ride Mondays @ Eros
A motorcycle rider and leathermen night at Eros, bring your helmet, AMA card, MC club card or club colors and get $3 off entry or massage. 2051 Market St. www.erossf.com


THURSDAY 5
Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District Diversity & Membership Meeting @ SF Eagle
Join them to discuss membership paths and reviewing procedures. 398 12th St. 6pm-7pm. www.sflcd.org

Subtle D/s: Inconspicuous Ways to be Kinky @ Wicked Grounds Annex
Simplicity in protocol and subtle acts of power exchange can be so powerful. In a hustle-bustle world, learning to make the most of your time, ability and situation is essential and helps maintain a sense of connection. This class explores fresh ways to keep D/s a part of your day-to-day and to develop your own secret dirty language that you'll always have with you - even in front of muggles. $15-$35, 293 8th St., 7pm-9pm. www.wickedgrounds.com

FRIDAY 6 - SUNDAY 8
Mr. West Coast Rubber 2020
West Coast Rubber celebrates its 15th anniversary at the Mr. West Coast Rubber 2020 contest in San Francisco. The winner will complete at Mr. International Rubber. Full weekend and ticket information available at http://westcoastrubber.us


FRIDAY 6
Beards & Booze @ The Edge
This weekly happy hour event is for bearded guys and the beard fetishists who like them. 4149 18th St., 5pm. www.edgesf.com

SF Queer/Leather Happy Hour@ SF Eagle
Join queers for drinks at the happy hour event that happens every first Friday of the month. There will be a voter registration table. So please spread the word. If you know anyone interested in registering, direct them to the table at the event. The table will be at each happy hour over the next several months. 398 12th St., 6-9pm. www.sf-eagle.com

Release: An Open Play Party @ SF Catalyst
An open play party for kinky people. Bring your partners or meet new ones. All persons 18+ are invited to play in a fully equipped community-run space. $20 at door, $15 in advance, 1060 Folsom St., 8pm-1am. Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/release-an-open-play-party-tickets-54375043218

Sober Kink Together @ Castro Country Club
Officially a CMA meeting, but open to all Anonymous 12-step Fellowship members, 4058 18th St., 9:30pm. www.castrocountryclub.org

Stank @ Powerhouse
Leave your pits intact. Leave the deodorant at home. Throw on your rubber or leather, sports gear and fetish wear, your best boots, and most importantly your best stank. $5. 1347 Folsom St., 10pm-2am. www.powerhousebar.com

SATURDAY 7
Kink 101: Exploring the SF Kink Scene @ Wicked Grounds
New to the local public scene? This class gives you the basics on the San Francisco BDSM scene and is perfect whether you're new to kink, new to the public scene, want to learn more about local BDSM play and education, or even just want to know what the heck happens at a kink cafe. Join for a quick orientation to the local kink scene and San Francisco's very own kink café. $15-$35, 289 8th St., 12pm-2pm. www.wickedgrounds.com

Prime — Heatstroke @ Club Six
Inspired by of the most popular vintage erotic films by legendary adult film director Joe Gage, Prime — Heatstroke brings resident DJ Neon the Glowgobear back to the main dance floor and Berlin's DJ Serge to the basement of Club Six. Hot gogo studs in their prime; clothes check available. $25-$30, 60 6th St., 10pm-4am. Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prime-heatstroke-tickets-93386693113

SUNDAY 8
101 Ways To Go Into Trance @ Wicked Grounds Annex
Have you heard of hand-breathing? What about being hypnotized by butterflies? This class will categorize and demonstrate a sampling of ways to begin a trance. The class will include visual, verbal, and physical ways to build a trance state, with brief discussions of why each method may be useful, how it works, and as many practical demonstrations as time permits. For newcomers, you can begin building your trancing toolkit, and more experienced folks can contribute their own favorites. Everyone is welcome to participate in demonstrations. $15-$35, 293 8th St., 12pm-2pm. www.wickedgrounds.com

Spring Shenanigans @ World Famous Turf Club
Join the Alameda County Leather Corps Spring Shenanigans that will include Patty wagons corned beef and cabbage, cigars on the patio with Scotty, along with port and chocolate tasting. Entrance free. Lunch $10. 22519 Main St., Hayward. 3pm-6pm. www.acleather.org

MONDAY 9
Blackout Party @ SF Catalyst
Feel and play around in the dark; presented by the guys who bring you CumUnion. They'll be turning down the lights extra low and handing out glow-in-the-dark wrist bands at the door to light the way to play through dark areas. $20. 1060 Folsom St. 8pm-1am. www.sfcatalyst.org

Ride Mondays @ Eros
A motorcycle rider and leathermen night at Eros, bring your helmet, AMA card, MC club card or club colors and get $3 off entry or massage. 2051 Market St. www.erossf.com

WEDNESDAY 11
Naked and Golden Shower Buddies @ Blow Buddies
A men's naked and water spots play night. $15 with membership, 933 Harrison St., 8pm. www.blowbuddies.com

THURSDAY 12
Caning: From Sensual to Sadistic @ Wicked Grounds Annex
Curious about caning? Want to learn some basic theories of caning that will help you get more out of both sensual and sadistic BDSM scenes? This hands-on workshop in the Wicked Grounds Annex will cover hands on exploration of a wide variety of canes, how to build your cane collection, warm up and sensual play, intense cathartic play, discipline play, using rhythm and cadence to build your caning scene, and building headspace in a scene. $15-$35, 293 8th St., 7pm-9pm. www.wickedgrounds.com

Rope Burn SF @ SF Catalyst
Rope Burn is a group dedicated to creating a safe space for those interested in learning the art of rope restraint, every third Thursday of the month. It's not a workshop, but aimed to help people create connections and grow the queer rope community through sharing their knowledge and skills. They want this group to be a fun, sex-positive, relaxed, and informational space, open to all skill levels and sizes. $20 suggested donation. 7pm-10pm. 1060 Folsom St. www.ropeburnsf.com


Lick It @ Powerhouse Fri March 13 photo: Steven Underhill  

FRIDAY 13
Beards & Booze @ The Edge
This weekly happy hour event is for bearded guys and the beard fetishists who like them. 4149 18th St., 5pm. www.edgesf.com

Lick It @ Powerhouse
Come out and dance and play and have a taste of some sexy fun. DJ Blackstone brings you some soulful beats. No fancy dates. No unrealistic expectations. Just some good old downright dirty fun, where Licking It is only the beginning. Beneficiaries: Breast Cancer Emergency Fund. Sponsors: Mr. S Leather, 9x6Lubes Pure Silicone, wüfGear. $5 at door, 1347 Folsom St., 10pm-2am. www.powerhousebar.com

Sober Kink Together @ Castro Country Club
Officially a CMA meeting, but open to all Anonymous 12-step Fellowship members, 4058 18th St., 9:30pm. www.castrocountryclub.org

SATURDAY 14
BLUF SF Leather Lounge @ SF Eagle
BLUF SF hosts this monthly gathering of men so leathermen can gear up, grab a cigar, and socialize. 398 12th St., 9pm-2am. www.blufsf.com

Leather Contingent Planning Meeting @ SF Eagle
This year SF Pride Celebrates its 50th Year! Join the Leather Contingent of San Francisco as we plan for this year's parade! Let's make this year one of the most memorable years in our history! 398 12th St. 2pm-3pm. www.sfleather.org

SUNDAY 15
Beer Bust Benefits for Tenderloin Tessie @ SF Eagle
This will be a St. Patrick's Day themed beer bust. Raffle: 1st Place $50 Gift Card, 2nd Place $25 Gift Card (Or prizes of equal value or more), $15 for beer/soda and includes food. $5 food only (serving corned beef and hash). 398 12th St., 3pm-6pm. www.sf-eagle.com

Toy Making Workshop with Rough Cut Leather @ Wicked Grounds Annex
Have you ever wanted to make your own impact toys or restraints, but weren't sure how to start? Wouldn't it be amazing if you could work with an expert leatherworker to guide you through the process step by step? Well, now you can! Join this special hands-on toy-making workshop with Rough Cut Leather. You will learn step by step to make your own custom toy. When you register for the class, select the toy you'd like to create. You'll be able to choose from a number of toys with the price of materials included in your ticket. $60-$110. 293 8th St. 12pm-3pm. www.wickedgrounds.com


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