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This weekend rundown is sponsored by Frenchy’s Bar & Grill (look for the Canadian Maple leaf) – how timely!
Following an early morning heavy rain, Puerto Peñasco is in the folds of fabulous weather on this “Back to the Future” day. Hovering skateboards aside, the town is gearing up for weekend activities to mark International Coastal Clean-up day, ongoing recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month, and fundraising events from softball to horseback riding, and even an off-road poker run! So, grab your DeLorean and let’s head into the weekend and look ahead to what’s coming up in Rocky Point! Roads: Overpass construction continues just north of town. Remain alert to short detours. First intersection when entering town is open (Blvd Juarez / Blvd Ocaña / Blvd Josefa) though remain alert to road work on Blvd Josefa – and odd detours – if heading that route.
Oct. 24th Over the Line Softball –For more info please contact John Fowler 620-840-1528 If you need a registration form e-mail John at firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 23rd – 25th 39th El Golfo Run w/Rocky Point Times – EMAIL RESERVATIONS ONLY PLEASE. ROCKYPOINTTIMES@YAHOO.COM
Oct. 24th – CEDO Beach Clean up Meet up 8 a.m. @ CEDO in Las Conchas More info: Contact email@example.com, or call Marco at the CEDO office in Puerto Peñasco at (638) 382-0113 or 0115. The entire community of Puerto Peñasco is invited to join the Beach Cleanup event. Beach Clean-Up Volunteers will be present along every beach in town, so take your rake, shovel or cleaning tool of your preference, and join in!
Oct. 24th – Trashy Day in Cholla Bay – Community clean up Departing JJ’s @ 8 a.m. #trashbucketchallenge
Oct. 24th – 2nd Grand Little Riders equine therapy fundraiser evening @ Rancho San José – Raffle tickets 100 pesos (come out for the evening and check out the equine therapy program) 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Oct. 24th – Annual San Peregrino walk for breast-cancer awareness Begins @ 4:30 p.m. on Blvd. Juarez and makes its way to the Malecón for the lighting of luminarias in honor of awareness, struggle, hope, and loved ones.
Oct. 25th – Cycling from Sonoyta to Peñasco”Rodando con mi Policia Federal” Departs from Sonoyta 7 a.m. – more than 200 cyclists already registered (no registration fee) Estimated arrival in Puerto Peñasco around 10 – 10:30 @ first Pemex station past the “new bridge” – awards ceremony to follow @ the malecón in the Old Port
Oct. 25th – Off – Road Poker Run presented by Koralillos Off-Poker A.C. Starts @ 10 a.m. Pista “La Lichita” KM 25 Coastal Highway (Peñasco – Golfo) Blanket fundraiser for local families as the colder weather nears. Entry for spectators 100 pesos / car or donations of blankets
Oct. 30th – Halloween Night Golf @ The Links at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort – limited to 20 twosomes – Sign up at The Links – Halloween Night Golf –
Oct. 31st Dirty Beach Mud Run on Halloween! @ Rocky Point Speedway Info and registration rates: www.dirtybeachmudrun.com Get Dirrrrrty! Individual and group discounts available! Contact Darren Dodd to sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 30th & 31st – Celebration of Day of the Dead traditions – plan to visit the “Rodeo Drive” curios galleries and shops for a spectacular evening (more info coming soon)
Eco Fun Rentals: email@example.com Sunset cruises. Trips to Bird Island. City Tours. Pinacate tours. Contact them via email or visit offices inside Baja Cantina hotel in the Mirador
Del Mar Charters with Captain Oscar – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054 www.delmarcharters.com firstname.lastname@example.org Check with Captain Oscar for other adventures including parasailing, fishing trips, etc. he’s got you covered on the water!
Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! Contact Russ Black to plan your next round of exploration – from the Tequila Factory to oyster farms, taco stand favorites, and back again! email@example.com www.penascorecreation.com
Adventure with CEDO
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!
Free Natural History Talks @ CEDO: Tuesdays 2 p.m. (English) 4 p.m. (Español) & Saturdays 2 p.m. (Español) 4 p.m. (English)
Visit the Pinacate (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
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; email@example.com
CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Nights
8/8:30 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair
Nov. 5th – 1st Anniversary RadioRama (106.1 and 96.5) Watch for concert details!
Beach Volleyball! Nov. 7th Funkalicious Volleyball
November 7th – CEDO’s Fall Fiesta 35th Anniversary Celebration Information and reservations at: firstname.lastname@example.org
15th Anniversary Rocky Point Rally™ – November 11th – 15th The Greatest Motorcycle Fiesta Just South of the Border! www.rockypointrally.com
Nov. 13th – GRAN EXPO CANACO – Chamber of Commerce Expo & Raffle 5 p.m. in front of CANACO offices (East side of Shrimp Park)
Nov. 20th – Annual Black & White Ball – Baile Blanco & Negro – Fundraiser Ball for local DIF – This annual ball is the opportunity to dress to the nines and enjoy a gala fundraiser for the local DIF. Tickets available at DIF offices (Ave. Sinaloa) Couples: 1400 pesos Individuals: 700 pesos Students: 350 pesos
Nov. 28th – Big Wave Dave Chili Cook-off in Cholla Bay – benefiting Nancy’s Rocky Point Animal Rescue
Nov. 28th – Art in the Park @ Las Conchas
December 4th – 5th Cholla 250 Southern Arizona Desert Racing
December 17th – Dr. César Lozano @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort @ 8 p.m.
MLK Jr. Weekend – Chili Cook-off @ Playa de Oro Info: Ted Fichtl, CASI – Chili Appreciation Society International Inc. email@example.com
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