¡A celebrar a mamá! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

capones-rundownbannerWelcome our new Rundown sponsor Al Capone’s on Ave. Sinaloa – Now with a Fan page on Facebook!

We are at the brink of perhaps one of the most revered days in Mexico, 10 de mayo, Día de las Madres. We wish all the moms out there a wonderful Mothers’ Day weekend!  There’s lots going on these days in town – the weather is awesome, the sea is inviting, the desert spectacular, and of course our sunsets are unbeatable.  Let’s jump to it and rundown the weekend, starting with activities for tonight!

May 8

CEDO Environmental movie night – Part of CEDO’s First Thursdays series – FREE 7 p.m.   Speaking of CEDO – Spots are still open for their May NaturArte tours include : May 9 – Exploring the Morua Estuary, May 15 – Discover the Tidepools, May 22 – Pinacate Adventure, May 23 – Hiking the Sand Dunes, May 26 – Oyster Experience, May 28 – Kayaking Morua Estuary, May 29 – Discover the Tidepools, May 30 – Exploring the Morua Estuary, May 31 – Discover the Tidepools

Dining and music fundraiser for Los Rolling Rockies –  Casa de la Playa in Las Conchas (Calle Los Patos) Tickets 250 pesos   Evening begins at 8 p.m., with dinner service around 8:30 p.m. on the beach under a phenomenal night sky

Tiburones Baseball!  For schedule check the Rol de Juegos 

10 de mayo  – Día de las Madres

obsc-poker-runMay 10 – JJ’s Chili Cook-off and rummage sale for the Santa Claus Club  8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

May 10 – Mother’s Day Breakfast by the Business and Professional Women’s Club – Scholarship Fundraiser – at Peñasco del Sol Hotel 8 a.m.  120 pesos / Ticket proceeds go to educational scholarships for girls and young women from Puerto Peñasco

May 10 – Off Road Poker Run – presented by Old Boys Social Club in Cholla Bay and Rocky Point Speedway  10 a.m.  Drivers Meeting at Cholla Bay Community Center   4 p.m. Completion Time  6 p.m. Dinner & Drinks

International Desert Film Festival

Festival Internacional del Cine en el Desierto

FREE – All showings at Citicinemas. Arrive 10-15 minutes before function for FICD passes to functions.


  • May 10   10:30 a.m. El Manzano Azul (Venezuela/children’s) 5 p.m Sonoran selection of shorts 7 p.m.  Watershed (US)    9 p.m.  La Vida Despúes (México)
  • May 11  10:30 a.m. Selkirk (Uruguay/children’s)  5 p.m. Selection of CutOut Shorts (International) 7 p.m. Hiroshima (Uruguay)  9 p.m.  Somos Mari Pepa  (México)

May 10 – The Join Coinman Band  – Wrecked at the Reef  7 p.m.

May 11 – Mothers’ Day! 

May 11 – More bikes, less Co2  – Family cycling event starting at 4 p.m. in Plaza la Madre – bring a bike!

May 13, 20, 27 – CineMartes – Art Film night @ Puerto Viejo Café  starting each Tuesday around 8:30 p.m. FREE!  Organized by Cine Club Primera Toma, AC (First Take Film Club)

May 13 – Uncommon Women on Common Ground – An evening of music with catering from Giuseppi’s   RSVP’s needed please. Contact  Maru: 638 105 8899  or maruza@yahoo.com

Uniting_Nations_Cup_2013 -  (68)May 15 – 18  Uniting Nations Cup at Peninsula golf course of Mayan Palace (Spaces are still open for International Team [golfers from across Mexico and beyond]) Contact: Luis Torres  383 0400 Ext 4042  golfpuertopenasco@grupovidanta.com

May 16 – 17  SADR Tequila 150 car race 

May 16 – 18  Rocky Point Times’  El Golfo Run: Call ALICIA or SANDY at the ROCKY POINT TIMES OFFICE at 383-6325, or E-Mail: rockypointtimes@yahoo.com to sign up!

May 17 – JJ’s One Club Open [also Oct. 25]  Time depends on tides, info and sign up with Joe @ JJ’s Cantina

May 17 – Mermaids Arts Market at Plaza del Camarón  (last Mermaid’s Market in Plaza del Camarón for the season….look for them again on June 7th in the Lobby of Sonoran Spa)

Memorial Day Weekend

59th Annual Fishing Derby – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club (Final Phase)  Fish Fry & Awards May 25

Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort’s 8th Anniversary Golf Tournament at The Links

Dirty Beach Mud Run at Rocky Point Speedway – get dirrrrrrrrrty!   *Pre-registration discounts online or May 23 6 pm – 8 pm at Playa Bonita Resort*

expo-bacanoraRuta del Río Sonora – May 23 – 25  Travel through Ures, Baviacora, Aconchit, Arizpe, Cucurpe, and Magdalena   Cost: 1999 pesos  Information: 638 105 3263  and 638 116 12889

May 24 – Expo Banacora 2014 in dock area  5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

May 25 – Rocky Point’s favorite trop rocker Mark Mulligan back in town at Caribbean Parrot!


June 1 – Día de la Marina (look for info coming soon on festivities)

June 7 – 8  Rondavous Duo at The Satisfied Frog

June 7   Over the Line Softball  (also Oct. 25)

June 7  Mermaid’s Arts Market (indoor) 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Sonoran Spa Lobby

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers Circus Mexicus 2014  June 5 – 8!


June 8 – Rubber Ducky Race fundraiser  Information: Barb Olzsewski: Mex: 383-4963   Cel:  044 638-114-2406   US:  602-324-9529 rockypoint@myway.com

July 5 – Sonoran Resorts Las Vegas Casino Night – Sonoran Sky

July 5 – Summer Beach Party with bands from AZ and locally! Fundraiser for Santa Claus Club (More info coming soon)  Puesta del Sol Restaurant at Playa Bonita

Aug. 29 – 30  SADR Midnight Race

Save the date:

14th Rocky Point Rally    November 6 – 9, 2014!  Find them on Facebook:  Rocky Point Rally.com

Looking for upcoming events in Rocky Point?  Check out our Event Calendar!   If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at info@rockypoint360.com Office: 383 1804, cell:  638 380 8849, or from the US: 480-282-4226   For weekend rundown announcements, please get them to us one week in advance (preferably)…though the earlier the better!  Don’t forget to subscribe to RockyPoint360.com to get all our articles and announcements and/or Like us on Facebook at Rocky Point 360.

Our offices are located in Plaza Pelicanos (east side of Plaza del Camarón), next to the Chamber of Commerce (CANACO) and just down the walkway from the Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV). We are upstairs in Suites 4 – 5A.



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