Entries by Rick Conley

Advance Registration closes at Wednesday Night

Advance registration is still open on-line until September 28 for $65.    If you don’t make that deadline, you can still register at the Opening Reception for $70 (cash only). Registration comes with the following benefits… Entry into all events Mates Leather Weekend t-shirt Opening Reception buffet and the Sunday Cookout. A portion of the proceeds […]

Where did the time go?

It seems impossible that 17 years have passed since I began organizing MLW.  MLW was not my idea, however, it is the brain child of a few Ptown leather guys in the early 90’s who decided to form a social group for themselves & others who shared an interest in the leather/fetish lifestyle.  This group became known as Provincetown MATES.   […]

14th Annual Mr/Ms/Q FLAG Contest Results

FLAG’s 25th Anniversary celebration was held August 14-16 at the Providence Eagle in Providence RI.  The 14th Annual MR/MS/Q Contest was held during the event with Stacey Rose taking the title, Ms. FLAG 2016.  Congrats to Stacey and to FLAG for their continued success.  Fits Like A Glove is a social organization made up of individuals […]

20 Years of Debauchery & Decadence (& all the good stuff we do)

Plans are underway for the 20th Annual Mates Leather Weekend.  It will no doubt be a hot f*cking good time.  I’m working on getting some of MLW’s founders to join in the celebration and am trying to secure a very prominent brother of the leather community to be a guest judge (details to be announced).  This year’s fetish theme is “BOOTS” […]


The Ninth Annual SNOWBOUND Leather Weekend was held February 19-21 and by all accounts was a great success. A record 200+ leathermen came to town for three days of events described as “A Winter Getaway with a Twist” and concluded with the announcement of this year’s Mr. SNOWBOUND, Divergent Pigs, the first couple ever to […]


The Ninth Annual SNOWBOUND Leather Weekend blows in to Provincetown February 19. Need a winter getaway with a twist? Get Outta the Cold and Into the Heat with a couple hundred guys looking to warm their cockles. Check out the SNOWBOUND page of this site for the Schedule of Events and information on discounted accommodations.

Mates Leather Weekend Results

500 leather-folk were on hand for the 19th Annual Mates Leather Weekend in Provincetown October 1 – 4 and by all accounts had a great time. The event raised $3,567 for the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod.  In addition, 34 men took part in Unit 10′s Free Health Screening during MLW. Unit 10 is […]

Judging Panel for First Mate Contest

The First Mate Contest Judges for 2015:  Steve Dupont, IML 1st Runner-up 2014, Mr. New England Leather 2014 and First Mate 2013, Patrick Lamerson, First Mate 2002 and Tom Matt, Mr. Connecticut Leather 2016.  Jeremy Weis will emcee the contest on Saturday, October 3 at 11:00 PM (doors open @ 9:30).  Come applaud for your […]

Fetish Party Scene Announced

This year’s Fetish Party vibe will be SPANDEX/LYCRA/SUPERHERO as suggested by MLW regulars Darren and Dave.  Get your gear on & come on out for the most infamous party of Provincetown’s calendar.