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SOMA Second Saturdays! Holiday Market

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST

SOMA Second Saturday’s is indoors for our third annual Holiday Market! We will even have the services of a free shuttle, courtesy of San Francisco Love Tours, which will be making a continuous loop through SOMA with stops at some of our beloved LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District venues; including SF Eagle, Azucar Lounge (opens at 3), Powerhouse (opens at 4), Zozi’s Loft, Leather Etc., and Mr S Leather.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Twisted Windows will be providing ambient performances on the SOMArts stage.

Oogie Boogie: A Nightmare Before Christmas Burlesque by Alotta Boutté!

Holiday Photos With Santa! We will have an area for photos with Naughty Santa and a few playful elf pups from the Service Pups of San Francisco! You won’t want to miss the opportunity to capture some holiday moments!

Kinky Speed Friending: Join us for two different rounds of Kinky Speed Friending with PsychoKitty at 12:30 and 2:30!

MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE:

1 pm – Shay Tiziano, Ornament Entwined
1:30 pm – Dual Demons, Fire + Ice
2 pm – Alotta Boutté, Oogie Mash
2:15 pm – Mayhem & Ota Kinbaku, Suspended Meditation
2:45 pm – Alicia T-Corn & KleineVosje, Reindeer Flight School
3:15 pm – Shay & Angel, Nutcracker Pas de Deux en Corde
3:45 pm – DanceHallDyke & Slab_Me_Harder, Out of Cigarettes

FEATURED VENDORS

A.B.O. Comix (A.B.O. Comix is a collective of creators and activists who work to amplify the voices of LGBTQ prisoners through art. Check out their website at https://www.abocomix.com/mission.html)

Aphycharcoal (Live portraiture with charcoal! You can check out some of their work on their IG @aphycharcoal)

Art by Luke (Fine art & prints by local SOMA artist Luke Andahazy. Follow him on IG @luke.andahazy)

Art of Natalie McKean (Selling original art with a queer scifi theme. Sells originals, prints, pins, t-shirts, comics and more! Check out her website https://www.nataliemckeanart.com/)

Babygirl Inc (Queer, feminist, kink/sex-positive jewelry, hanky code flagging keychains, and/or custom industrial chain harnesses, gear, and accessories. Follow them on IG @babygirl.inc.xo)

ByrdBeaks (Fabric based pants free pockets and other accessories. Follow them on IG @ByrdBeaks)

Cotton and Hickory (Cotton and Hickory sells vegan knitwear, including hats, ear warmers, and scarves. Follow them on IG @cotton_and_hickory)

Cumply (Kinky Affirmation Puzzles, Pup Bandanas, Harnesses. Things for kinky queerdos, nerds, and geeks to signify and express themselves. Check out their website at https://cumplykink.com)

Dizzy Rat Co (Disability and community focused art, zines, prints, mobility aids, and jewelry.)

Fave Brand (Queer and kink themed apparel designed and screen printed. Check them out on IG @ Favebrandsf)

Femmmeow (Selling art prints, mugs, clothing, stickers with vintage art. Learn more at their website https://shopfemmmeow.com)

Femmmeow (Selling art prints, mugs, clothing, stickers with vintage art. Learn more at their website https://shopfemmmeow.com)

Fire Dragon Photo (Pop-up Art Gallery. Check out their website at: https://www.firedragonphoto.com/)

GlamPunk Art by Brittany Ertola (Kink/fetish/nude/weird art: paintings, drawings, some random kink home decor (e.g., one-of-a-kind nesting “Russian” dolls, magnets), earrings, & necklaces. Follow her on IG @GlamPunk.SanFrancisco)

Golden Age Accessories (Jewelry and accessories made from recycled industrial and reworked vintage materials. Follow them on IG @GoldenAgeAccessories)

GOOCH Photography (Queer art documentary photography. Check out his website at https://www.PhotosbyGooch.com)

Hernandez Chiropractic: Providing free spinal screenings and education to introduce chiropractic and network for my business. No adjusting will be done, just screening, and education. Offering 50% discount for first visit with signup on the day!)

House of Disaster ( The House of Disaster is a creative collective consisting of two zinesters: Dandy Disaster, who makes art,comics, and stickers featuring cute and pretty boy characters, and Plush Kitsune, who makes zines about sewing and plushies. Check out their website at https://dandydisaster.carrd.co)

It’s Simple SF (Check out the yummy flavors for cocktails and drink mixes at https://www.itssimplesf.com)

Lilith Spillz (Custom fit rubber harnesses, floggers, and other kink gear made from reclaimed bike tubing and other reclaimed materials. Check out their website at https://www.lilithspillz.com)

Lucifire Candle Co (Wax play safe candles. Follow them on IG @Lucifire.candleco)

Major Sketch (Jade aims to create LGBTQAI+ sex-positive art that encourages people to embrace the beauty in their desires. Jade sells prints, postcards, stickers, magnets, buttons, and keychains of their art. Check out their website at https://www.majorsketch.com/)

Mauskaveli (Custom Art Paddles, Comics and Books. Check them out at https://www.SumikoSaulson.com)

Mischief Manor Makers (Specialize in sensory friendly products, both sweet and spicy. 3D printed fidgets, Squishmallow bags and backpacks, Roll for Mental Health bundles, handmade safety keychains and punches (because it’s hard to be a queer out there!), enameled pins to help brain and spirit, and new items added often! Check out their Etsy store at https://https://www.etsy.com/shop/MischiefManorMakers)

NYXA (Offering genderless and size-inclusive sterling silver jewelry, handcrafted by queers in San Francisco. Check out their website at https://www.nyxa.co)

Oscar Zamora Graves (Gay collage postcards, greeting cards, buttons, original art, jewelry, vintage gay magazines. Follow them on IG @PhysiqueandFantasy)

Poppers the Pony (Poppers the Pony makes drawings from her wild and woolly sex utopia where everyone gets to be and do exactly what they want, especially her. Poppers booth will have small original drawings, prints, stickers, coloring books and comics. https://poppersthepony.bigcartel.com/)

Qbay (Queer kink illustrations and Spanking paddles for sale. Follow them on IG @octtavioluna)

Raptrix (Customizable colorful leather art celebrating pleasure led living for all bodies
Handmade with soft premium leather, a full spectrum of colors, and decadent designs.)

Rhea Adri Art (Offering original art, prints, and other printed items of original artwork. Check them out at https://rheaadri.com)

Rocket Ready Apparel (Rocket Ready Apparel offers custom themed vinyl and leather collars, harnesses, and belts, anodized metal and resin earrings, and tentacle hair pins and headbands. Check them out on IG @RocketReadyApparel)

Songsandsmuttales (Erotic Art, stickers, coloring books, and tied up teddies. Follow them on IG @songsandsmuttales)

Tarot by Alexandria (Tarot readings and decks for sale. Follow her on IG @clickyourheelsmovement)

Two Bald Guys Art (Featuring the work of local queer artists Gwanhyeon Cho and John Rockwell. Selling great paintings, prints and photographs. Check out their website at https://www.twobaldguysart.com)

Vintage Eye Closet (clothing and accessories offered by a Latina women owned business. Follow her on GI @vintageeyecloset)

Wicked Grounds (Kinky education and information booth. Books, toys, rope, and other kinky gear. Learn more about Wicked Grounds at https://wickedgrounds.com)

GEAR SWAP!!
Looking for new looks? Check out our gear swap table! You can bring your old gear that you’re looking to rehome or come look for a new look for yourself! Gear Swap takes place at every SOMA Second Saturday! You’ll never know what you might find!
For more information about the Gear Swap, please visit https://sfleatherdistrict.org/saturday/#gear.

AVAILABLE FOOD
We’re thrilled to share that our shuttle will make stops at the SF Eagle and Acuzar (opening at 3) where you can partake in some tasty treats!

WHO’S GOING?
Find out who else is going and join the chat with Bloom! https://bl.ooo/m/soma-second-saturdays-holiday-market

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This is a smoke-free event. However, there are designated smoking areas outside of SOMArts.

The Holiday Market is underwritten by a generous grant from Success Centers (https://successcenters.org/).

Details

Date:
December 9
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/292544666951233

Venue

SOMArts Cultural Center
934 Brannan St
San Francisco, CA 94103 US
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To add your event(s) to this calendar, please write to Web@sflcd.org.

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The 15 Association  For Men who Engage in BDSM.

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