Scene Guide:
National & Major Regional Events


Major Events are covered locally, regionally, & on a national scale. Members are encouraged to submit entries for consideration. Each listing is sorted by the 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

November:

Sat 1st - All Saints Day
            - Torture Garden's Halloween Ball II (www.torturegarden.com): by London's hottest fetish club.

            - Endless Night Vampire Ball (www.endlessnight.com): Scheduled every Halloween in New Orleans.

Sun 2nd - Daylight Savings (Fall Forward 1 Hour at 2am Saturday Night)
7th-9th - FaerieCon East (Faeriecon.com): Baltimore hosts one of the nation's largest festivals dedicated to myth & fantasy!

Tues 11th - Veteran's Day.
12tt-19th - Swingland Tour (Playcate.com): Week long swinger vacation in London, England. 

Fri 21st - Diabolique Fetish Ball (www.phillyfetishball.com) Nov. hosts Philly's most progressive fetish ball at Shampoo Nightclub.

Tue 25th - Richard A.D. Anniversary.
Thu 27th - Thanksgiving.

December:

Fri 5th - DC Krampuslauf (Event Page): One of DC's greatest new traditions takes place on H St. NE DC.
Sat 6th - St. Nicholas Day - Torture Garden's X-mas Ball (www.torturegarden.com): Presented by London's hottest fetish club.

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

Sun 28th - Happy Birthday to our very own Mistress Tyler & Lady Shazz.
Tue 30th - Special Birthday Celebration for Richard A.D


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January:

16th-18th - Mid Atlantic Leather / MAL (www.leatherweekend.com): Gay Male Leather Convention, now hosted at the Hyatt in DC
23rd-25th - AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (Show.AdultEntertainmentExpo.com): Held at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV.

TBA
- AlternaCirque (alternacirque.com): Columbia, SC hosts a 3 day extravaganza for bellydance, circus, sideshow & burlesqu

February:

Sun 8th - SUPERBOWL XLIX (49): On a television near you... 

Tue 10th - The Metro Underground Celebrates 6 Years in the Scene!

13th-16th - President's Day Weekend.
                - Katsucon (www.Katsucon.org): Annual convention for fans of Japanese & Asian culture. Hosted at National Harbor.
                - Philadelphia Tattoo Artist Convention (www.TattooedKingPin.com): Hosted at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
                - Dark Odyssey's Winter Fire (www.darkodyssey.com): Local convention for the BDSM, Fetish, & Swinger
Scene.
                - L.A. Fetish Weekend (www.kinkevents.com): One of L.A.'s most recognized Fetish & Kink events.
                
Sat 14th - Valentine's Day.
               - Fetish Factory Valentine Ball (www.fetishfactory.com): One of the East Coast's largest Fetish Balls in South Fla.

Tues 17th - Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday.
17th-22nd - DC Fashion Week (dcfashionweek.org/dcfw): A full week dedicated to high fashion in the nation's capitol.
21st-23rd - FaerieCon West (Faeriecon.com): Seattle hosts one of the nation's largest festivals dedicated to myth & fantasy!

TBA - Drac's Ball (www.DraculasBall.com): One of Philly's most celebrated traditions.
         - Fetish Fair Flea Market (www.nelaonline.org): Province is host to one of the east coast's BIGGEST events for vending.
         - Poly Living Conference (LovingMore.com):  Bringing together people who love more. Hosted in Philadelphia.
         - L.U.E.Y. Weekend (www.lueyweekend.com): Nationally recognized Gay Male Leather Weekend in Houston.
         - Mates Leather Weekend (www.matesleatherweekend.com): Gay Male Leather & Fetish Weekend in Provincetown, Mass.

March:

Sun 8th - Daylight Savings (Spring Forward 1 hour at 2am on Saturday Night).

Tues 17th - St. Patrick's Night of Mayhem (www.TheMetroUnderground.com/Metro): The Return of the Snakes!
                Presented by Richard A.D. & The Metro Underground. In association w/ Johnny Panic & the organizers of Bound.

TBD - Mythic Faire (renconvention.com): A mystical journey of art, music, & masquerade!  Hosted in Atlanta.
          - Kinkfest (www.kinkfest.org): Portland, Oregon hosts one of the nations most prolific events for the national calendar.
          - Momentum (MomentumCon.com): "Making waves in sexuality, feminism, & relationships." Hosted in Crystal City, Va.

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