Screen Shot 2011-09-30 at 10.49.52 AM For the next 11 days, September 30 – October 10, the kinksters in Ft Lauderdale are celebrating Leather Pride with tons of fun, kinky and educational stuff going on.  Here's a look at the full schedule so you can map out your maximum fun strategy:

Leathermen’s Academy

Thursday October 29 – Sunday September 2
The Sheraton Inn, 1825 Griffin Rd, Dania Beach 33004
Leathermen’s Academy is a three day, ALL MALE, hands on leather educational event in Fort Lauderdale. Visit the website at www.leathermensacademy.com for more information and to register.

Rock & Roll Leather Pride Underwear Party

Tuesday October 4, 10:00 pm-2:00 am
Ramrod Bar, 1508 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale 33304
Special Underwear Night Celebration at the Ramrod Bar. DJ Daddy O spins your favorite Rock & Roll hits all night beginning at 10:00 pm. Clothes check available from 10:00 until closing. Those of you in Jock/Underwear receive Well Drinks and Draft Beer FREE from midnight until 1:00. No Cover.

Chaps Party

Wednesday October 5, 10:00 pm – 2:00 am
Ramrod Bar, 1508 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale 33304
Chaps Party and Big Beautiful Butt Contest at the Ramrod Bar. Wear your chaps and show us your Leather Pride and your best ASSets. Join your host MC Michael J as he presents the best butts in town. $50.00 cash prize for the winner. Miller Lite Bottles on special all night for $3.00 No cover.



LA&M Art Exhibit Cocktail Opening Reception

Thursday October 6, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
The Pride Center, 2040 N Dixie Hwy, Wilton Manors 33305
New Traveling Exhibition from The Leather Archives & Museum, headquartered in Chicago IL, presents the new traveling gallery exhibit that features original works from the legendary Drummer magazine in which erotic art helped deliver news, politics, porn, and identity to emerging leather culture. Published in Drummer from 1975- 1999, the erotic drawings are authenticated in the exhibit with framed pages from Drummer.

Leather History & Elders Discussion Panel

Thursday October 6, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
The Pride Center, 2040 N Dixie Hwy, Wilton Manors 33305
Join us for this insightful panel discussion with some legends of the leather community. Hear their stories and their historical perspectives on the rich and colorful history of the leather community. Panelists include Scott Answer, Bill Costomiris, Eric Lawrence, Karen Matroni, Debra P, and Ira Smith.

Leather Night

Thursday October 6, 10:00 pm – 3:00 am
Slammer Club, 321 W Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale 33311
Leather Night at Slammer Club. Discount coupons will be available at the preceding event at the Pride Center.

LeatherWerks Cocktail Reception

Friday October 7, 8:30 – 10:00 pm
LeatherWerks, 1226 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale 33304
Admission is FREE to LeatherWerks Lifestyle Club Members. Non-members can attend by purchasing a yearly Lifestyle Club membership or paying a $10 donation at the door.

Pan-Sexual Play Party

Friday October 7, 10:00 pm – 2:00 am
Location Available upon Registration
Women of Leather Florida’s Pan-Sexual Play Party in a local dungeon. Exact location information will be provided upon registration. Please contact Miss Rae at WOLFpackSoFla@aol.com.

South Florida Minotaurs Leather Party

Friday October 7, 10:00 pm – 3:00 am
Ramrod Bar, 1508 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale 33304
The South Florida Minotaurs host the Friday Night Leather Party at the Ramrod. Bring your gear, your boy/pup/ boi/pet and join us for a night of festish fun and demos. Renowned DJ/Producer and our Favorite Kinkster Herbie James spins his latest and greatest.

Sandy Crack Cookout Beach Gathering

Saturday October 8, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Birch State Park, Pavilion 3, Sunrise Blvd & A1A, Fort Lauderdale
Barbeque on the Intracoastal Waterway provided by Courtyard Cafe with our community. Entrance fee to the park at the front gate is $6 per vehicle and $4 per motorcycle. Suggested $5 donation for food and beverages.

The Kink Party

Saturday October 8, 11:00 pm – 3:00 am
Ramrod Bar, 1508 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale 33304
The Leather Men’s Brotherhood, Producers of the Leather Masked Ball, host the 3rd Annual Kink Party at the Ramrod Bar. Dance floor will be open from 10:00 until 3:00 with Sensation Stations including the wildly popular Pup Cage in the Pool Room. Members of local clubs will be doing demos throughout the night.

South Florida boys of Leather Pool Party

Sunday October 9, 1:00 – 6:00 pm
The Depot Cabana Bar & Grill, 2935 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale 33306 Food and drink specials for a $10 donation, Fetish Demonstrations and Music by DJ Daddy-O.

Mr Ramrod 2011 Contest & Victory Celebration

Sunday October 9, 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Ramrod Bar, 1508 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale 33304
The Ramrod Bar, Ft. Lauderdale Florida proudly presents the 17th Annual Mr. Ramrod Contest. Join us at the Victory Celebration with the Mr. Ramrod 2011 and his Runners Up immediately following the contest in the Skull and Bone Bar (Back Patio) at the Ramrod Bar. No cover charge. More information at www.MrRamrod.com.

Leather Play Party

Sunday October 9, 10:00 pm – 3:00 am
Slammer Club, 321 W Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale 33311
321 Slammers Club hosts a special Leather Play Party Night. Men in Leather and gear receive a discounted entrance fee with coupon which will be available at the Mr. Ramrod Contest at the Ramrod Bar.

L-Sirs Leather Pride Banquet

Monday October 10, Cocktails: 7:30-8:30 pm, Dinner: 8:30 pm
Hi-Life Cafe, 3000 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale 33306
L-Sirs (Leather Social Intercourse & Recreation Society) hosts this annual banquet celebrating the end of this years Leather Pride week. Tickets are $36.50 and MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE AT LEATHERWERKS MAIN STORE OR RAMROD STORE to attend.

Leather Pride Closing Party

Monday October 10, 11:00 pm – 2:00 am
Ramrod Bar, 1508 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale 33304
Wind up your weekend at the Columbus Day celebration and Leather Pride closing party. No cover.