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Name SF: Welcome to the Bay Area Scene
Producer Wicked Grounds
Time Saturday 2nd of December 2023, 12:00 pm–2:00 pm (PST)
Location Trellis, San Francisco, Trellis (Main Atrium), 981 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Category Education
This event is 18+ only.

SF: Welcome to the Bay Area Scene

with Miriam Green and Rae Luné

This Kink 101 class gives you the basics on the San Francisco BDSM scene. It's perfect whether you're new to kink, new to the public scene, want to learn more about local BDSM play and education!


There's a lot of change in the SF Bay Area. Whether you're new to the kink and sex-positive scene overall, or just trying to make sense of the changing landscape, we are here to help!

This Kink 101 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.

We'll cover:

  • The general culture & etiquette for navigating the Bay Area Scene
  • The types of events you might encounter - from PG-13 to NC-17
  • How to evaluate trustworthy teachers & venues
  • Specific organizations that might be a good fit for YOU
  • What the heck happens at a play party???

And a lot more!

This session is perfect for folks who are making their first brave steps into the San Francisco kink scene. This class is also a perfect intro to etiquette and protocols if you're planning to get involved with local play parties and organizations.

This class is designed to include all levels of experience, genders, orientations, kink proclivities and relationship styles. If you want to get more out of living in the best BDSM scene in the US, you're coming to the right place.


Miriam Green has been active for nearly twenty years in the Austin, Houston, and San Francisco scenes. They help individuals, couples and communities build safety, fun and intimacy into BDSM play. Mir the proud owner of Wicked Grounds, a leader in BDSM and kink education and community building.

Rae Luné has been active in the San Francisco public kink and burlesque for about ten years. In addition to their management role at Wicked Grounds, Rae has been a host and volunteer for several SF Bay Area play parties and events. When not working in kink, Rae is most likely to be found nurturing their love of all things cats and glitter.


Tickets: $20 - $50 in advance, or $30 - $60 at the door. Please pay at the level you can comfortably afford.

Please note: This class is available for free to Wicked Grounds Patreon members who are subscribed at the VIP level ($30/month or higher). If you are a current Patreon member at that level, please reach out to to be put on the guest list. You may select one Kink 101 class per month for this benefit. Want to join? Go to to sign up!

We offer a sliding scale, so that cost is not a barrier to attendance.

The regular ticket is $30. This is what most people should pay.

The $20 ticket is offered for those for whom the $30 ticket would be a barrier to participation. If $30 is too much, we take your word for it! Just pay $20.

Have a great salary? Feeling generous? Paying at the $50 level allows us to make the discounted ticketing available to others who need it.

So - that's it! Choose the level you can comfortably afford.

No one turned away for lack of funds.

If cost is a barrier at any point on the sliding scale, please use the Volunteer List at the bottom of the listing to request a scholarship seat.

All attendees will receive 10% off all books and gear purchased at!


In SF, this class will be held at Trellis. Please note that doors will close quickly so we recommend arriving 15 minutes before the class start time for check-in.

Please do not attend in person if you have any respiratory symptoms whatsoever. Anyone displaying signs of respiratory symptoms may be asked to leave, regardless of vaccination status.

Volunteer List
Sign up here to be added to the volunteer list for the event. Your request will be forwarded to the event producer. If needed, you will be contacted.
This event is hosted/produced by:
Wicked Grounds
San Francisco, CA
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