Meet in the Middle 2

Join the KC Bear Mafia, The Show Me Bears from St. Louis and the Mid-Missouri Bears in Columbia, MO on April 12, 2014.

Our host bars in Columbia will be the SOCO and The Hideout. We will kick off the weekend at The Hideout at 1:00pm. Then join us at SOCO to party the night away.

The bars are putting the final touches on the day and more details will be posted as we get them.
Then after the bar join us at the After Bar Party back at the Hotel. Last year was a night to remember!

Our host hotel is the Days Inn located at 900 Interstate 70 SW Drive Columbia, MO 65203. Yes, boys, there is an indoor pool. ūüėČ

Our rate for the hotel is $59.99 for a King Room and $79.99 for a double. We have a set of rooms for our group.
To reserve a room you will need a reservation #, which you can get by contacting David Lopez. IM, or E-Mail @

Don’t miss out on a great weekend as we shake off this winter and party to bring in Spring and an awesome time to meet some great bears from Columbia, Kansas City and St. Louis.

Check out the event from our Facebook group here: (You must be a member of the KC Bear Mafia Facebook group)

Where the Bears Are Kickstarter

Thanks to everyone that braved the weather and came out last night to Hamburger Mary’s! We were able to help raise $400 for our friends who create “Where the Bears Are”!

They still haven’t quite hit their goal and still have a few days to go so if you weren’t able to come out last night please check out their Kickstarter page or head over to their website for more information. We’ve had the stars/creators out to visit us a few times and we definitely want them to keep coming back to us so check out the cool backer gifts you can get by participating!

Stay tuned for some updates on Meet in the Middle 2014 and Bear Crossing!


Bear Crossing Kansas City – 2014

We are proud to announce Bear Crossing Kansas City! KC’s first bear run will take place August 15th through the 17th in 2014 as we celebrate the 5 year anniversary of the Bear Mafia. Join us by partying for a great cause to support LikeMe Lighthouse. Stay tuned here for details or check out!


Weekend Update – 12/06/2013

Good Morning KC Bear Mafia and Happy Friday!

Don’t forget only 16 more shopping days til the Annual Naughty Party! What you’ve never heard of it? It’s our annual holiday party filled with a night of fun games such as Porno Password, Cock Ring Toss and Bloody Tampon Toss. Also that night we have the White Elephant Sex Toy Gift exchange.¬†
Don’t miss out¬†Saturday December 21, 2014. Click here for details.¬†¬†
The Heartland Men’s Chorus presents, Baby It’s Cold Outside.¬†Forget that chill in the air‚ÄĒthe men of the Chorus will keep you toasty warm this winter with fun holiday favorites and a stocking full of seasonal surprises. Show starts tonight and runs through¬†Sunday¬†at the Folly Theater. Click here for details.¬†¬†
Want to be a little more dirty tonight? Well stop by Hamburger Mary’s for the Friends of Dirty Dorothy Show at¬†8PM. Click here for details.¬†
Join the Bears for the Holiday Season and gay old times at Bear Bust Hairy XXX-Mas.¬†HAIRY XXX-MAS will feature Hot House and Channel 1 adult film star, total top cub extraordinaire,¬†Alessandro Del Toro! He’s promised Mary that he will bring a lot of fun surprises for all the boys, both nice and naughty Be sure to say hi to those outta town bears that dropped in for this party from Wichita and Omaha.¬†
¬†Jello and Pudding shots will be sold by KC Bear Mafia’s hot cubs! Don’t miss out on our the exciting announcement that night!¬†
Aslo as we are gearing up to an exciting 2014 be sure to share with us any ideas or suggestions for events, parties fundraisers or get togethers you would like to see. 
Stay home and do nothing this weekend?? FURRGETT about it! 


Weekend Update – 10/11/2013

Good Morning KC Bear Mafia and Happy Friday!

Plenty of stuff to keep you occupied this weekend -so get out of the house and have some fun!



Get your weekend going with an extra kick of caffeine at Bear Coffee. Join the Bears at Crossroads Coffee starting at 4pm. Always a good time with the bears and a great way to meet some of the different guys in our group.


Bear Volleyball- OK so the weather is getting colder but these bears are still out there hitting their balls. Come check out what the fuss is all about before we roll it up for the season. Starts at 10am at Weltner Park. Everyone is welcome regardless of skill!

Bear Mafia at Worlds of Fun Halloweekend- join in and get ready to laugh at how easy the bears scare! A group is hitting Worlds of Fun Saturday for Halloween Haunt. They are meeting at the front gate at 630pm. Scare you there.


Mafia Movie Day Machete Kills-they just keep messing with the wrong Mexican. Check out Carlos Estevez’s new movie with the bears. Ward Parkway AMC @ 10:40am.

The time has come! We are preparing the planning stages for…..well we don’t know for sure yet, so that is where you come in. We are looking to plan our big event next year and need your help. Whether it be a big dance or a run??? We will be meeting at Red Snapper at 1:30pm Sunday -hey that’s right next to AMC Ward Parkway ūüėČ

Reminders- Hibearnation is just a few weeks away! Don’t forget to get your registration before the price hike on October 21st.

The Big O Bears in Omaha are hosting the KC Bear Mafia on November 16th. We will be heading there for a night of food, fun and fur!

Welcome new members Dwight Alberhasky, Jim Winters, Cegan Cardenas, Eric Christensen, Zach Mallory, Jeremy Kalina, William Yandell, Larry Plant and Tony Martinez. We hope you guys can join us at one of the above events or one in the future.

Stay home and do nothing this weekend?? FURRGET ABOUT IT!!!

Weekend Update – 10/04/2013

Good Morning KC Bear Mafia and Happy Friday!

Fun times this weekend and great times to be had, so be sure to get out and have some fun this weekend!

We’d also like to give a big shout out to some new groups out there:
Big O! Bears of Omaha, NE –

Mid-Missouri Bears of Columbia, MO –

Welcome to the family and we can’t wait to hang out with you!
Join us as the Bear Mafia participates in bringing you OUT in the CROSSROADS! A Kansas City celebration of LGBT History Month and Coming Out Day.

Out in the Crossroads- Come on out and enjoy the awesome time that has been planned. Here’s the schedule for Friday night.
5pm – Vendors Market Opens
6pm – Opening Acts
7pm – The Friends of Dorothy Show!
8pm – Eddie Sarfaty
9pm – Street Dance ft. Synematix DVJs
10pm – Vendors Market Closes
12am – Street Dance

Our very own Ward Behle is hosting an Art show at Aquarius Friday night. Come check out some of his awesome work.
Bear Volleyball continues, don’t miss out as the days of nice weather are numbered. Spectator or player all are welcome!

Out in the Crossroads continues Saturday starting at 11am. Here is the line up :
11am – Vendors Market Opens
12pm – Grenadina
1pm – Jeb Havens
2pm – Victoria Barbee
3pm – The Depth and the Whisper
4pm – Kristie Stremel
5pm – Tom Goss
6pm – Vendors Market & Main Stage Closes

Bear Bust-Furr-EAK Out. One of the biggest night for bears is this Saturday at Hamburger Mary’s. The doors at Mary’s will open at 8pm with the fun starting at 9pm. This is the last Bear Bust for the Big Top Upper Deck before winter hits, so let’s close it out in style!
Mafia Movie Day returns with Gravity. We are checking this out in 3-D IMAX Sunday at 11am at Town Center 20 in Leawood.

Also, if you’re looking to get involved we’re starting the planning for our Big Event in 2014. What would you like to see us do? Another formal dance? A big picnic in the park? A *BEAR RUN*? Join us at share your ideas:
Welcome new members Travis Barnhart, Robert Hromek, Gerald Gurss, Matt Oleson, Anthony Perez, Jim Colvin, Joe Utley, timothy Garrels, Jim Lundy, Mario Bornthisway Debrow, Collin Gibbs, Matt Gillis, Douglas Jones, Colin Michael, Matt Bear, Shawn Stier, Denis Mercier, Michael King, Regina Alleman Frike, Andrew Warnecke, Jerrold JD Tidwell, James Edward Morrison, Jamaal Trotter, Reggie Hunt, Carl Wheat, Bjarki Vikarason, Dennis Warner and Jon Colvin. We hope that you can join us this weekend at one of these events or one in the future.
Stay home and do nothing this weekend? FURRGET ABOUT IT!!!

Weekend Update – 09/20/2013

Good Morning Bear Mafia and Happy Friday!

Lots going on this weekend so no reason to miss out on some fun filled times.
How depraved of a mind do you have? Join the other bears as we play Bears for Depravity. This is a twisted card based on the card game Cards against Humanity. We will be meeting at Ward Parkway Lanes @ 7pm. We will be meeting in the bar area, lots of tables and space for us to take over.
After laughing so hard at all the twisted fun why not head on out for a drink or 2 to check out the Flo Show at Social Bar  @10pm.
Also, this is the last weekend for COMPANY directed by our very own Jason Coats! Showings on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! –¬†
This is the place to be this Saturday-The KC Bear Mafia End of Summer Luau- @ Lake Jacomo. Party starts at 12pm and goes til 8pm or until they kick us out. This is a free event and all are welcome to join us. Main dish will be provided of roasted pig or chicken, we only ask that you bring a side dish to go along with the main. Entertainment in the form of Polynesian dancers and games throughout the day. This is a great opportunity for all to come out and meet new people have a great time.
Our very own Scott Gorden is hosting a private movie screening of Prisoners at 8am-free and Bear Mafia only. Click here for details.
You now have only 1 week to purchase tickets to KC Bear Mafia Theater Night: Wicked. Exclusive rate tickets are only available through September 26th. Hurry as these tickets are at a discounted rated
We will be currently assisting with Out in the Crossroads on October 4th and 5th. We are needing volunteers to help with Security that night. Please message David Lopez if you are able to help. Those volunteering will be fed and given drink tickets for after shift libations.
Welcome new members Casey Sean Beach, Marc Samberg, Mark Rough, Daryl Hendrix, Scott Slocum, Tim Asher, Tony Harshbarger, Derek Martin Stock, Ocaen Armontie, Vickie Carullo, Hennessy Samuels, Joe Haffner, Tyler Burgen, Stuart Knipmeyer, Richard Besta, Jim Versluys, Chris Vance and Jay Wachs. We hope you guys can join us at one of the above events or one in the future.
Stay home and do nothing this weekend? FURRGET ABOUT IT!!

Weekend Update – 09/06/2013

Happy Friday KC Bear Mafia,

This week we hit a huge milestone in the group as we have reached 600 members. Five years ago we began this endeavor in creating a bear community that all could belong to. Today that community exists because of you. Thank you for joining us and we look forward to the great time that has only begun.
Looking for some good eats and music.? Well the Sherwood Center is having their annual Blues and Bar B Q tonight starting at 6pm and it runs through this weekend. Click here for details:
The last days of Bear Volleyball are here and still time to check it out. Join in on the fun at Weltner park at 9am.
Want to join other photo enthusiasts? The zoo with be the place to meet to hang out take pictures and meet some new people. Fun starts at9am.
Hamburger Mary’s is hosting the premier Bear night in Kansas City and it will be hopping. Bear Bust Pig Pen is¬†Saturday¬†night at¬†9pm. $3 cover gets you in to check out¬†Johnny Parker (AKA Mike Kaplan, Mr Heartland Leather 2013) and Woody Woodruff, International Mr. Leather 2012.¬†
Mafia Movie Day- Riddick. The mafia will be checking out the latest Vin Diesel movie at AMC Ward Parkway at¬†12pm…plenty of time to recover from the night before and hang out for a movie and late lunch.¬†
Welcome new members Brian Chestelson, Eric Newcomer, Jeff S Smith, Shannon Whobrey, Scott Xavier Fieker, John Slater, Jeff Stone, Todd Kendall Gregory-Downs, Pitbull Vienna, Peter Khalil, Avi Grein and  John Stroup. Hope that you can join us at one of the above events or one i the future.
Don’t forget- Mark your calendar for Mafia End of Summer Luau-¬†September 21st.¬†

Weekend Update – 08/16/2013

Good Morning KC Bear Mafia and Happy Friday!

Summer might be winding down but there is still plenty to do.
Next Saturday¬†is KC Bear Mafia’s 1st Bachelor Auction. Don’t miss out on bidding on a date or a great service. Join the KC Bear Mafia at Social Bar¬†Saturday August 24th @7pm.¬†
The weekends of nice weather might be numbered. But still plenty of time to join to catch a few ball or hit them. Bear Volleyball is this Saturday at 9am at Weltner Park.
Plenty of time to hop in the car and join the KC Bear Mafia as we take over JJ’s Clubhouse¬†Saturday¬†night. Plust don;t miss out on dining with the Show Me Bears at¬†5pmat Old Spaghetti Factory in Downtown St. Louis. All information and details- click here:¬†
If you can’t make it out of town this weekend, the KC Pioneers are having a Leather Invasion at Sidestreets bar in KCMO at 10pm!¬†Any sort of leather/kink/fetish wear is welcome!¬†And Sunday is the Pioneers‚Äô monthly Operations Meeting. If you have any interest in the KC Pioneers this is the best way to find out more! That‚Äôs at 5:00 on Sunday at Missie B‚Äôs/ Bootlegger‚Äôs Bar (upstairs.)
Kick back and relax before heading back to work¬†this Sunday¬†at Greg and Mike’s Backyard Bear Bash. Great time and great group of guys each time. Party starts at¬†5pm. Please be sure to bring a side dish, desert or side to share with all as the meat will be supplied by Greg and Mike.¬†
If you’re interested in picking up some KC Bear Mafia shirts and accessories check out Undercut Graphic and Sign’s special Bear Mafia store:¬†¬†(the password is KCbears)
Welcome new members Michael Raymond Schultz and Jay Arnold, hope we an see you at one of the above events or one in the future.
Stay home and do nothing? FURRGEETTT ABOUT IT!!