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It’s the last weekend of 2017, and so far 2018 is kicking off with fiestas, fiestas, y más fiestas! If you’re in our sandy neighborhood to welcome the New Year, you surely won’t be disappointed as there’s everything from champagne showers to masquerade balls, elegant dinners to piñata drops. New Year’s Eve is also once again a traditional family night in Mexico, featuring late night dinners replete with tamales, pozole, maybe menudo, buñuelos (traditional Sonoran pastry), and midnight toasts. Personally, a favorite tradition is that of eating 12 grapes as the clock strikes midnight…or maybe it’s donning red underwear for love in the New Year. So, whatever floats your boat, swings your piñata, or pops your cork, Puerto Peñasco is ready to celebrate año nuevo with familia and amigos! ¡FELIZ AÑO NUEVO! Let’s run down the weekend!
Dec. 28th & Dec. 30th EcoFun Rentals – Final 2017 trips to Bird Island! Please call us to make a reservation !!!! 638-388-9699/602-635-3736
Dec. 30th Old Port Art Walk starting at 4 pm from any of the art spots along the way. Check map below. Enjoy a stroll through the Old Port to wrap up the year!
Dec. 30th – Another New Adventure New Year’s Weekend Malecon Poker Walk 4:30 pm sign up @ Tekila Bar
Jan. 6th Fourth Annual Kings Day Toy Run (Moto Juguetón) w/Rocky Point Rally Meet up 12 p.m. on the malecón in the Old Port to ride out to gift drop off. Toys can be dropped off at Playa Bonita in advance.
Jan. 6th & 20th Mermaid’s Arts Market @ Shrimp Plaza 11 am – 3 pm
January Jam X + Mexican Moonshine Golf Tournament!
Jan. 12th & 13th Chili Cook-offs @ Playa de Oro Info at: High Desert Pod
1/12/18 – 8th Playa de Oro CCO – Rocky Point
1/13/18 – 26th South of the Border Fun in the Sun International Open Championship
Jan. 23rd – 24th FAOT (Festival Alfredo Ortiz Tirado) performances in Puerto Peñasco – time & location TBD. Tuesday, Jan. 23rd – Sonora Lírico / Wednesday, Jan. 24th – Ferrer Meaney Duo
Feb. 3rd Festival de Mariscos “Fish Bowl” Seafood Fest @ Shrimp Plaza Advance tickets available or on the day of the event for $1 US/ticket. Tickets are then exchanged at each booth depending on the dish or beverage (i.e. 1 – 2 tickets for smaller dishes or maybe 5 tickets for a whole plate). Tickets in advance can be purchased at one of three levels: * The Big Fish $50 US (50 tickets) * The Shrimp Cocktail $20 US (20 tickets) * The Cevichito $10 US (10 tickets) Info and tickets: Festival de Mariscos “Fish Bowl” (on Event Brite)
Mermaid’s Arts Market @ Shrimp Plaza Feb. 3rd (as part of the Fish Bowl Seafood Fest) & Feb. 17th
Feb. 5th BooBar Annual Poker Run! (*space is limited so sign up now – on line or at Boo Bar!)
Feb. 17th 10th Annual Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club Golf Tournament @ Las Palomas Golf Course 8:30 a.m. Sign up / 9 a.m. Shotgun start $90 Info: Contact Joe firstname.lastname@example.org Chuck email@example.com or Tony firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb. 17th Wine Tasting @ Laguna Shores www.lagunashoresresort.com
Feb. 23rd & 24th Sandstorm 300 by Southern Arizona Desert Racing www.racesadr.com
Feb. 23rd 25th Balloon Fest – Ruta del Globo
Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th
7:00 am – Inflating of balloons and take-off
2:00 pm – Gates open – Family picnic
5:00 pm – Live music, food, children’s area
7:00 pm – Balloon exhibition and light show
8:00 pm – Live music, food, children’s area
Sunday Feb. 25th
7:00 am – Inflating of balloons and take-off
EcoFun Rentals – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours www.ecofunrentals.com
Rocky Point Fishing Club – Fishing trips, sunset cruises, jet skis, Bird Island, and more. MX 638 383 6525 US. 602 386 69 14 www.rockypointfishingclub.com
Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! email@example.com www.penascorecreation.com
Rocky Point Divers – Scuba & Snorkeling Gear, rentals, certification classes, and all that jazz!
SUPing the Sea Paddleboard rentals and lessons Call 480-465-6691
NaturArte EcoTours of the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans – See the CEDO Events Calendar for more info. Be sure to email them early to reserve your spot! Info: www.cedo.org NOTE: Some parts of CEDO offices remain under construction for remodeling, but be sure to stop by the gift shop and whale skeleton – and Nature Talks are back on!
CEDO offers FREE! Nature Talks that include a Tour of the CEDO Field Station twice a week in English and in Spanish. The English talks are Tuesday at 2PM and Saturday at 4PM. The Spanish talks are Tuesday at 4PM and Saturday at 2PM.
Pinacate Schuk Toak Visitors Center of the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve –The self-sustaining Visitors Center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Pinacate Biosphere Reserve offers ample parking, AC, informative museum, and terrific AV hall showing videos about this expansive, magical, wondrous area filled with moving dunes, ancient lava flows, and maar craters. Km. 52 Carretera Federal Sonoyta – Puerto Peñasco
Biology Station Tel: (638) 383-1433 y 105 80 16 Schuk Toak Visitors Center Tel: (638) 108-0011 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
8 p.m./8:30 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair!
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