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This week’s Rundown sponsored by Puerta Privada.
May! May 1st is Labor Day across Mexico, which leads us into basically a three day weekend here at the beach. May includes numerous celebrations, including that of May 3rd – Día de la Santa Cruz (honoring builders), 5 de Mayo – Celebration of the Battle of Puebla, 10 de mayo – Mother’s Day (Mexico) and 11th (US), as well as US Memorial Day Weekend. There are also special days in May to celebrate teachers and students! With so much on our plate, let’s rundown the weekend!
Tiburones baseball vs. Bravos de Cajeme – Game time around 7 p.m. (Regular season from April through early July – Check: Rol de Juegos @ PCO for home games)
May 1 – 2 EXPO Infonavit @ Plaza del Camarón
May 2 – 5 6th Biker Fiesta by Rocky Point Riders with events held at Concha del Mar RV Park (RV park right on the beach just before turning off to Playa Bonita Hotel)
May 3 Hombres Valientes – Book presentation and signing with author Guillermo Munro Palacio El Tapeo 7 p.m.
May 3 – 4 Hobie cat Cinco de Mayo Regatta – Fleets 66 and 514 sail their colors across the sea with their biannual trek to our shores. Launching spot from Playa Bonita RV Park.
May 3 Mermaid’s Arts Market at Plaza del Camarón – “The mermaids”, as the artists have come to be known, are starting to wind down their arts season in the plaza (1st and 3rd Saturdays, October through May), so be sure to stop by for local art, chocolate, photography, jewelry, “re-creation” wear, candles, ironwork, or a hanging planter made with recycled tires.
May 3 Cinco de Mayo Fest at Plaza a la Madre 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Vida Joven
May 3 – 4 59th Annual Fishing Derby in Cholla Bay (second to last phase) Stop by the Ship Store (next to JJ’s) for more info. Final phase Memorial Day weekend + Fish Fry!
May 8 – 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. Information: 638 107 3385
May 10 – Mother’s Day Breakfast by the Business and Professional Women’s Club – Scholarship Fundraiser – at Peñasco del Sol Hotel 8 a.m.
May 10 – 11 International Desert Film Festival (FICD) screenings in Puerto Peñasco @ Municipal Auditorium (Festival in Sonora May 7 – 11)
May 10 – Off Road Poker Run – presented by Old Boys Social Club in Cholla Bay and Rocky Point Speedway
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: email@example.com to sign up!
May 17 – JJ’s One Club Open [also Oct. 25]
May 17 – Mermaids Arts Market at Plaza del Camarón
May 22 – David Aguilar en concierto “Sorpresas Mejores” Tour 2014
Ruta 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
Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort’s 8th Anniversary Golf Tournament at The Links
Dirty Beach Mud Run at Rocky Point Speedway – get dirrrrrrrrrty!
Rocky Point’s fav trop rocker Mark Mulligan back in town at Caribbean Parrot!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
July 5 – Sonoran Resorts Las Vegas Casino Night – Sonoran Sky
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 email@example.com or 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 now located in Plaza Pelicanos (east side of Plaza del Camarón where Yummi Salads is), 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.