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This weekend rundown sponsored by Playa Bonita Resort
Inhale. In Rocky Point we now find ourselves in a brief “lull”, if you can call it that, between the busy weekends of Spring Break and the beginning of Semana Santa. Exhale. Yet, there’s things to do, islands to sea, beaches to be walked, and sunsets to be praised. So, let’s run down the weekend.
Hot tips & Music around town
Matt Farris @ Wrecked Fri & Sat 4:30 or so till around 6:30ish (read, sunset), check w/Wrecked for Sunday times @ Tekila Bar Fri & Sat starting just after 7 pm – 9ish. Check w/Tekila for Sunday
March 25th – Mark Mulligan @ Pink Cadillac 5:30 pm Rocky Point’s favorite strolling troprocker minstrel. Catch him as he passes through between gigs in Baja California and Kino Bay. Donations usually encouraged at door, proceeds for local charities.
March 25th & 26th AGA Member’s Golf Weekend @ Mayan Palace
Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM from 12 pm – 1 pm Los 40 Puerto Peñasco
@ Southside Jillz – Horseshoes 1 p.m.
Natural History Talk [English 2 pm] / Plática de Historia Natural [español 4 pm] @ CEDO
@ 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
7 p.m. Music with Jesse Gerardo @ La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky (go for the sunset at Tiki and stay for the música with Jesse!
@ Southside Jillz – 4 – 7 pm Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos
@La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky – 7 pm – 11 pm English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson
Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO
Wine & Pizza @ La Galeria…bring along your favorite wine. Saturdays @ La Galeria Restaurant & Bar (just before heading in Old Port) starting at noon.
@La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky – English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson
@ Southside Jillz – late night w/Agua de Coco salsa band starting at 11 pm
@ Southside Jillz – BBQ night 5 p.m. Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm
Though whale spotting season may be done for now, hop on a boat and head out to sea as the waters begin to warm up! Did I hear splash cruise?
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
EcoFun Rentals – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours www.ecofunrentals.com
Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! email@example.com www.penascorecreation.com
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
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 Night
8 p.m./8:30 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair
South of the Border Festival – Southern Drawl Band March 30th – April 2nd Info at Satisfied Frog in the Old Port. Straight from Knoxville and Nashville Tennessee, Southern Drawl Band “is Southern Rockin’ Country music with a twist of lime distilled in the backwoods of Tennessee” and has had the honor of gracing the stages of many major artists from Lynyrd Skynrd, Charlie Daniels Band and Jimmy Buffett to classic country artists and right up to modern day stars. Local tix at local prices! Advance tickets for the show available from Naomi or Russ Black for only $15 USD. It will be at the Viña del Mar hotel in a special hidden rooftop area – check them out here! http://artistecard.com/southerndrawlband Make sure you see this show, it is their first SOB concert, so let’s show them some Peñasco love! Contact Russ via email firstname.lastname@example.org we he’ll take care of you.
Pirate & Mermaids Arts Market April 1st
CBSC Horseshoe & Cornhole Tournament – April 1st
Baseball! Tiburones de Puerto Peñasco Season opener scheduled April 4th (date subject to change)
Semana Santa 2017 – April 9th – 17th
CBSC 2017 Fish Derby: Phase I April 20-23, Phase II May 11-14, Phase III May 24-27 with fish fry on May 28th!
2017 Rocky Point Triathlon! April 22nd! Info and registration: www.rockypointtri.com
April 27th – 30th Rotary District 4100 Conference Rotarians! Join District 4100 (Sonora, northern Sinaloa, Baja California Norte, and Baja California Sur) for this great fiesta of camaraderie in Puerto Peñasco! www.conferenciapenasco.com Information (English): email@example.com
2nd Santa Claus Club Cornhole Tournament April 28th – 30th Info and early registration: John Fowler 602-840-1528 firstname.lastname@example.org
April 29th – Soap Box Derby fundraiser for José Dávalos Valdivia Casa Hogar home for the elderly! Get your team and soap box ready now! For more info, contact Santiago Ruiz at: 638 384 6166 Team entry: 500 pesos You can register by contacting: email@example.com or stop by our offices in Plaza Pelicanos (2nd floor)
April 30th – 2nd Annual Children’s Day Fundraiser for Esperanza para los Niños. Become a sponsor or just come out for fun & activities in front of Sonoran Sky 2 pm – 6 pm. Sponsorship levels from $25 US to $1000 US, donations greatly appreciated as the home works to become self-sufficient. This year’s fundraising goals to go toward additional solar panels, electric dryers, and industrial kitchen (propane no longer permitted at home), plus concrete foundations for caretaker homes. For more information please contact: Michelle Auer firstname.lastname@example.org (480) 283-3843
Cinco de Mayo! 2nd Annual BBQ Competition @ Southside Jillz (home of award winning BBQ ribs, Taste of Peñasco 2017) Come for the BBQ, plus get in on the “triathlon” by picking your top 3 games (jenga, pool, cornhole, horseshoes, and more)
Cinco de Mayo Hobie Cats regatta – May 6th – 7th Info: email@example.com
11th Anniversary Las Palomas Golf Tournament – May 12th
Rocky Point Times Newspaper El Golfo Run – May 12th – 14th Info at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tequila 150 May 12th – 13th Info: Southern Arizona Desert Racing
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