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We’ve got cloudy skies overhead and a slight winter storm watch for the weekend as we wrap up January in Rocky Point (temperatures in the mid-60s or so with sporadic chances of rain). Local restaurants and sports bars are gearing up for Sunday’s XLIX, not to mention those taking in the Phoenix Open, so be sure to pick your favorite watering hole wisely. Following last week’s frenzy of activity, we’re taking a breath as we start to run down the weekend! Note: Monday, the 2nd, is a bank holiday in Mexico in honor of Constitution Day (Feb. 5th)
Yes, roadwork continues on parts of Blvd. Juarez and PLEASE be careful with pot holes around town particularly after the rain. If heading to Sandy Beach, Cholla Bay, or spots west we recommended turning at the sign toward Laguna del Mar and then join up with the coastal road just past the train tracks. If heading to Las Conchas or points east, turn left at the first stoplight onto Blvd. Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez – you can double back to Blvd. Juarez just after Sam’s or continue on Blvd. Ortiz all the way to Blvd. Fremont. Watch for detours around town (particularly at the Circle K on Blvd. Juarez near the docks), and remain alert for STOP signs when you least expect them.
Jan. 30th – Cultural Tapeo featuring MEMUCO & the Vaquita 6 p.m.
¡Friday Saaaalsaaaa! Take your pick!
9 p.m. Los Hijos de Mauricio @ Beach Bum in the Malecón
9 p.m. Agua de Coco @ Banditos
Jan. 30th – 31st Bridal and “Sweet 16” Quinceañera Expo at the Puerto Peñasco Convention Center – Planning that special day? Meet with local wedding planners, caterers, florists, photographers, etc. at the Puerto Peñasco EXPO Center – Entry 30 pesos
Boat adventures and whale watching opportunites!
Yes, they’re still out there so be sure to check with local boat excursions for Whale Watching Adventures (weather permitting)
Mermaids Arts Markets – 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month through April 18th! Plus, don’t miss the 2nd Mermaid & Pirate Fest on the season’s final gathering – April 18th! Upcoming Mermaid dates: February 7th & 21st, March 7th & 21st, April 4th & 18th
Adventure with CEDO
NaturArte EcoTours of the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) Pinacate Adventures scheduled for Feb. 10th and Feb. 14th See the CEDO Events Calendar for more info. Be sure to email them early to reserve your spot!
Free Natural History Talks @ CEDO: Tuesdays 2 p.m. (English) 4 p.m. (español) & Saturdays 2 p.m. (Español) 4 p.m. (English)
February 8th – Realistics Car & Bike Show – Fundraiser for Los Rolling Rockies wheelchair basketball team in the Malecon 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sign up: Volunteer Donation Contact: Osvaldo Reyes 638 103 4621
February 14th – CBSC 7th Annual Golf Tournament this year @ Mayan Palace Contact Tony Romero for more info: email@example.com
February 14th – OBSC – Valentine’s Day Fiesta – Mardi Gras Parade in Cholla Bay – Meet @ 4 p.m. Cholla Bay Clubhouse Parking Lot All invited to dinner afterwards starting about 5:30 p.m. $10 US members / $15 US guests
February 20th – Mark Mulligan @ Caribbean Parrot
February 20th – Mauricio Díaz “Hueso” en concierto – ITSPP Auditorium 8 p.m. 100 pesos – cupo limitado
Feb. 27th – 28th Sandstorm 300 by Southern Arizona Desert Racing – upcoming 2015 dates May 15 – 16 Tequila 150; Sept. 25 – 26 Point to Point; Dec. 4 – 5 Cholla 250
SPRING BREAK * ASU March 7th – 15th * U of A / NAU March 15th – 22nd *
SEMANA SANTA * March 29 – April 5th * (class vacations March 29 – April 13)
Over-the-Line Softball dates 2015 – March 28 – June 13 – October 24 Additional information: John Fowler 602-840-1528
CBSC 60th Annual Fishing Derby – April 9th – 12th; May 7th – 10th; May 21st – 23rd; Fish Fry and Awards May 24th More info at: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 18th CBSC Horseshoe Tournament More info at: email@example.com
April 25th – Rocky Point Triathlon www.rockypointtri.com
May 1st – 3rd Rocky Point Times’ El Golfo Run (Reservations firstname.lastname@example.org)
May 2nd – 3rd Cinco de Mayo Regatta (Fleet 66)
June 11th – 14th RCPM Circus Mexicus! www.circusmexicus.net
Oct. 10th – 11th Hobie Cat Piñata Regatta (Fleet 66 & Fleet 514)
November 11th – 15th 15th Anniversary Rocky Point Rally www.rockypointrally.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 email@example.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.