Scene Guide:
National & Major Regional Events

 Major Events are covered locally, regionally, & on a national scale. Members are encouraged to submit entries for
Each listing is sorted by date of the event then color coded & categorized by the nature of their interest:
- Alternative Music & Culture in Rust.              - Gay, Bi, & Transgender in Purple.
     - BDSM & Fetish in Red.                                   
- Mainstream in Dust White.
- Lifestyle & Swinger in Green.

 Please note: some crossover will often exist so the function in question will be listed by the nature that most
 predominantly reflects
the general practice of the function


Maryland Renaissance Festival ( A local favorite & the coolest thing since Walt built Disneyland. It runs from the end of August to mid-October. See website for theme based festivals on select weekends.

1st-3rd - Mates Leather Weekend ( Gay Leather & Fetish Weekend in Provincetown, Mass.

7th-9th - Columbus Day Weekend
            - Playa del Fuego ( The 'Burning Man' of the East Coast presented bi-annually.
            - Meso Creso (Facebook): Regional art, music, burner festival for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Sun 9th - DC Fetish Ball ( Bringing together some of the scene's very best DJ's, Models, Fashion, &
               Nationally Recognized Talent - all accented w/ an incredible play space in some of the city's most lavish venues -
               DCFB offers a level of twisted delight worthy of the Nation's Capitol!  So please join us for a night of unforgettable
               beauty, intrigue, & sheer possibility.  Presented by Richard A.D. & Metro Events, this is our flagship event &
a night
               you WON'T want to miss!


Fri 21st - In Loving Memory of J.D.D.

21st-23rd - Anime USA ( One of nation's largest & most recognized anime conventions takes place in DC.
21st-30th - Festival of the Dead ( Salem, Mass. hosts one of Halloween greatest celebrations!
               - Fantasy Fest ( Key West, Fla. hosts one of the nations largest gatherings for fanciful desire.

Tue 25th - DC High Heel Race (WashPost): One of the region's biggest traditions, & an event not to be missed (for everyone)!
                 Takes place the Tuesday before Halloween by 17th & Q St. NW DC. Crowds begin at 7pm. Now in its 25th year!

Sat 29th - Endless Night Vampire Ball ( Scheduled every Halloween in New Orleans.
              - Torture Garden Halloween Ball ( Presented by London's hottest fetish club.
              - Bondage Ball ( Hosted in Los Angeles & featuring nationally recognized talent.
              - SMack! Fetish Ball ( Annual Halloween Ball in New York by Xris SMack.

              - Fetish & Fantasy Ball ( Las Vegas hosts one of the nation's most extravagant events.

Mon 30th - Halloween - Drac's Ball ( Hosted by Nocturne in Philly. 


Tue 1st - All Saints Day.

4th-6th - FaerieCon East ( Baltimore hosts one of the nation's largest festivals dedicated to myth & fantasy!
            - EXXXOTICA Expo (exxxoticaexpo): Taking place over 3 days in 4 cities throughout the U.S.

            - Danube Delights ( Week long swinger cruise. 

Sat 5th - Torture Garden's Halloween Ball II ( by London's hottest fetish club.
Sun 6th - Daylight Savings (Fall Forward 1 Hour at 2am Saturday Night).

17th-20th - DomCon ( Now  hosted in New Orleans (formally Atlanta).

Fri 11th - Veteran's Day.
Thu 24th - Thanksgiving.
Fri 25th - Richard A.D. Anniversary

Sat 26th - Wasteland ( Amsterdam hosts Europe's biggest, baddest, & most lavish affair. A true bucket list affair.


Sat 3rd - DC Krampuslauf (Event Page): One of DC's greatest new traditions takes place on H St. NE DC.
Tue 6th - St. Nicholas Day.

Sat 10th - Torture Garden X-Mas Ball ( Presented by London's hottest fetish club.

Wed 21st - Winter Solstice (Saturnalia).
Sun 25th - X-mas.

Wed 28th - Happy Birthday to our very own Mistress Tyler.
Fri 30th - Special Birthday Celebration for Richard A.D. 
Sat 31st - New Year's Eve - The Metro Underground Presents: New Year's Eve, a Black Tie Formal.

~ 2017 ~

An entirely new look, structure, & complete overhaul is coming to The Metro Underground.

So please stay tuned!

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