Bloom Community

SOMA Second Saturdays!

Join us on 12th Street between Eagle Plaza and Folsom Street to shop with some of the finest queer and kink artists, artisans, and craftspeople.

Special Event:

1:00 PM – Erotic Story-writing Workshop with Sumiko Saulson! Learn to write a naughty story with a renowned author!

And starting on the 1, 2, 3 and 4 o’clock hour join Mukunda Studio for free chair yoga! (More information at https://mukundastudio.com/)

Featured Performers:

Lucy Juggles at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30.

Chalk Street Art by Luke Andahazy.

Charcoal Portraits by Pup Jake.

Rouse Relational Wellness Classes (https://www.rousetherapy.com)

Title: "Communicating Kink: Empowering consent through play"

Presenter: Kendra Twenter, AMFT

Workshop times: 1:30pm and 3pm

  • Description: Communicating your boundaries and consent can be an anxiety-provoking experience. Kendra Twenter, AMFT from Rouse Relational Wellness will guide you through engaging activities and discussions, helping you to deepen your connections, understand boundaries, and enhance your relationships in an open and supportive atmosphere. With a focus on consent, empathy, and understanding, this workshop will redefine your connections and open up new dimensions of intimacy and trust with your partners.

Title: "Unleashing Calm in Kinky Chaos"

Presenter: David Khalili, LMFT

Workshop times: 12:30pm and 2:30pm

  • Description: We understand that crowded and intense environments, like Up Your Alley and Folsom St Fair, can become challenging for some. That's why Rouse Relational Wellness has curated techniques, tools, and discussions to improve your mental wellness and boost your confidence. Unleash your calm amid the delicious kinky chaos and savor the true joy of connecting with like-minded individuals.

Wicked Grounds Mini-Classes 

  • 12:30pm: Exploring Electo-Play w/ Society of Janus 
  • 1:30pm: Flexibility for Your Real (Kinky) Life w/ Click Your Heels 
  • 2:30pm: Exploring the World of Play Parties w/ AfterDark Events 
  • 3:30pm: Meet & Greet w/ Wicked Grounds 

Featured Vendors:

Austin (Unique art. Find them on IG @Austinb_art or visit their website Www.austinboe.com)

Bayarea Babygirl (Handmade epoxy resin art/goods and jewelry. Find them on IG @bayarea.babygirl)

Body Glow by Rosa (Hand poured sculpture candles. Find them on IG @bodyglowbyrosa or on their website www.bodyglowbyrosa.com)

ByrdBeaks (Pant free pockets! www.byrdbeaks.com)

Gender Monster Studios (Homemade genderqueer hats! Find them on IG @gendermonsterstudios or visit their website https://gender-monster-studios.square.site)

GlamPunk Art (Uniquely “weird” & fetish-themed art. Find them on IG @glampunk.sanfrancisco)

Inky Fingers Printshop (Prints, posters, clothes and caricatures. Find them at https://www.inkyfingersprintshop.com)

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

Leather Legends (Formerly known as Spike’s Consignment)

Mauskaveli (Creator of art, art on paddles, books and more! Www.SumikoSaulson.com www.Mauskaveli.com)

Needle Play Acupuncture (Ear Acupuncture. Find them on IG @NeedlePlayAcu or www.NeedlePlayAcupuncture.com)  

Skin on Skins (Handmade leather goods such as Belts bracelets harnesses wallets watch bands and more. Follow them on IG @SkinOnSkin or visit their website WWW.SKINONSKINS.COM)

 

SoMa Kink Company (Original Kink Fashion Designed in SoMa, San Francisco. We specialize in Petplay & Other Kink-themed apparel & support body positivity, freedom of gender expression/non-conformity, & accessibility by design in kink spaces. Proudly queer owned & operated. Find them on IG @SoMaKinkCo)

 

Tarot by Alexandria (Find her on IG @clickyourheelsmovement)

GEAR SWAP!!

Looking for new looks for Folsom? 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:

The SF Eagle will be serving lunch as well as beverages! There’s even seating outside in Eagle Plaza!

Who’s Going?

Find out who else is going and join the chat with Bloom! https://bl.ooo/m/soma-second-saturdays-318

Additional Info:

Applicable COVID-19 precautions enforced.

This is a smoke-free event.

Are you a LGBTQ performer who would love to be booked for a future LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District event? Please take a moment to fill out our Talent and Performer Database form! https://forms.gle/YEW9Ny2gite4XaZD8

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