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Sponsored this week by the Mermaid’s Market – 1st and 3rd Saturdays @ Plaza Camarón (Fall-Spring)
The marathon has begun! We’re talking about the “Lupe-Reyes” marathon of festivities in Mexico – stretching from Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe (Dec. 12th) through Día de Reyes (Kings Day – Jan. 6th). Plus, with the traditional holiday posadas right in the middle…starting Dec. 16th through Christmas Eve….holiday season is on in Rocky Point! If your plans include a beachside spot to await Santa, keep in mind the traditional family evening in Mexico is Dec. 24th and so most places (including many restaurants, etc.) may be closing up shop early. Let’s get down to it and run down the weekend!
Get in the spirit with these Holiday Drives!
American Legion – Toy Drive – accepting unwrapped toys through Dec. 21st
Wrecked 8th Annual Winter Charity Collection – drop off non-perishable food items @ Wrecked through Dec. 22nd
Sonoran Resorts 7th Annual Holiday Food Drive – through Dec. 30th
4th Annual Kings Day Toy Run (extension of Rocky Point Rally) Jan. 6th! Drop off toys before at offices of RockyPoint360 (Plaza Pelicanos) or at Playa Bonita (w/Oscar Palacio) Or, on Jan. 6th meet up at noon on the malecon in the Old Port for Toy Run out to distribute toys.
Dec. 13 Inauguration of collective art exhibit “Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe” 8 p.m. @ Municipal Art Gallery in the Old Port (next to Plaza Colosio)
Dec. 14th Chamber of Commerce CANACO “Buy Locally” Si en Peñasco Compramos, Todos Ganamos Fair & Raffle 12 pm – 6 pm in front of CANACO (Calle Coahuila east side of Shrimp Park)
Dec. 16th – Mermaids Market – 10 am – 3 pm @ Shrimp Plaza (intersection of Blvd. Fremont and Blvd. Juarez) Last chance to get a mermaid treasure before Christmas!
Casa de la Cultura holiday performances @ Civic Auditorium (across from City Hall)
Dec. 13 Pastorela Navideña 5 p.m.
Dec. 14 Concierto Navideño by Municipal Music School 6 p.m.
Dec. 15 Danzas Polinesias 5 p.m.
Dec. 16 Ballet Infantil 6 p.m.
Dec. 20th Café Literario Navideño @ 6 pm Municipal Library
Dec. 21st Unveiling of 5th Annual Christmas Upcycle/Recycle Tree @ 5 p.m.
CineMartes Holiday Viewing & Posada – Tuesday Art Flick Night @ Café Puerto Viejo
Dec. 19th 9th Grand Christmas Concert – Puerto Peñasco Music Academy 7 p.m. @ Quinta Ventura Event Hall 100 pesos / adulto
Dec. 20th Southside Jillz Christmas Cookie Exchange – plus bring an unwrapped gift this year for Toy Drive 3ish. Bring 5 dozen cookies + a platter and get in on all the goodness!
Dec. 21st La Pastorela “Rumbo al 2018” (por Azucena Mazón!) 6 pm & 8 pm 120 pesos (en español / preventa de boletos: FB Azucena Mazon firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dec. 20th Mariana Zatarain Centro Formativo de Danza presents “Carmen” 6 p.m. @ Peñasco del Sol
Dec. 23th Christmas Weekend Kick Off starting 11 am w/Bloody Mary Bar @ Shark Bite – followed by tamale deliveries to less fortunate @ 2 pm and Ugly Holiday Sweater Party @ 7 pm at both Shark Bite and Tekila Bar
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MONDAYS @ Southside Jillz – Horseshoes 1 p.m.
TUESDAYS is always 2fer @ Southside Jillz!
WEDNESDAYS Golf special at The Club,18 holes $36 , food & beverages 2 X 1!
THURSDAYS @ Southside Jillz – Game Day starts around 1 p.m.
4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita
9:30ish….. SAAALSA! With Agua de Coco @ El Tapeo Wine Bar
@ Southside Jillz – 4 – 7 pm Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos
EL BUCANERO – featuring LIVE MUSIC every Friday from 7 p.m – 11 p.m. Cumbia, norteña, salsa, a little bit of todo! Calle No Reelección (across from Rosy’s Donuts)
Fridays & Saturdays @ Boo Bar in the Old Port – Houseband DDO on weekends!
Fridays & Saturdays @ Tekila Bar in the Old Port – Los Ponchos straight outta Hermosillo starting around 9ish upstairs!
@ Southside Jillz – BBQ night 5 p.m. Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm
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! firstname.lastname@example.org 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! UPCOMING NaturArte Eco Tours Dec 15th Exporing Morua Estuary
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: email@example.com
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
Feb. 3rd Festival de Mariscos “Fish Bowl” Seafood Fest @ Shrimp Plaza Advance tickets available!
Feb. 5th BooBar Annual Poker Run! (*space is limited to sign up now!)
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
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