February sun & tunes! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

capones-rundownbannerThis weekend rundown sponsored by Al Capone’s

It’s the middle of February in Puerto Peñasco and we should top 80° by the weekend and into early next week. That’s right! Can you believe it? Apparently this is supposed to last a while, with a dip back down come the first week of March. Pack your bags and get ready to beach! Oh yeah, and the whales are still around. Let’s run down the weekend!

feb18-roger-banditosFeb. 18th – Roger Clyne & Jim Dalton doing a sunset show at Banditos 6 p.m. See you there to hear our favorite Tucson Troubadour alongside the Colorado Cowboy!

FRIDAYS! 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Tune into 106.1 FM to hear Sami on air with host Felix Rincón to chat about what’s coming up in Rocky Point! Listen online at: Los 40 Prinicipales

February 19thMark Mulligan – TropRock straight from San Carlos 5 p.m. @ Caribbean Parrot   Donation at door goes to local charities (suggested donation 100 pesos)

Mark Mulligan in rocky point 06February 20th – 8th Annual Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club Golf Tournament   8:30 a.m. $85 US Info @ JJ’s Cantina

February 20th – Mermaids Arts Market @ Shrimp Park 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (1st & 3rd Saturdays October through April)

MermaidsMarket (23 de 122)February 20th – 21st – 207 mile bike ride supporting 1Mission – watch for bikes on the highway!

February 20th Voice & Guitar Contest (ages 15-25) Concurso Voz & Guitarra   Contestants to perform at Municipal Auditorium from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Information at the City Culture & Art Office next to Municipal Library

concurso-voz-guitarra-feb20Also of interest this weekend – Steve Schwab of the Mexico Children’s Foundation will set out on foot from Scottsdale on Feb. 18th for his annual 200.4 mile trek to Puerto Peñasco to raise funds for the foundation. More information and donations: https://www.gofundme.com/MCFcharitywalk


* Parades * Street Theater * Floats * Rides * Concerts*

viva peñasco-feb

February 26th – 27th Tequila 150 by Southern Arizona Desert Racing racesadr.com

Feb. 16th – Tech and Registration located across from the Fire Department down town Rocky Point from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm    Drivers meeting at Changos at 8:00 pm    Late arrivals can register 7:00 am Saturday morning at staging area near Sonoran Sun

sock-hop-lat31February 27th – CHARITY SOCK HOP @ Latitude 31 – fun and fundraising event for Ley 186, Civil Association (local non-profit organization with the goal of assisting individuals with disabilities across Puerto Peñasco)  Raffle tickets available NOW with


Tuesdays – Natural History Talk [English 2 pm] / Plática de Historia Natural [español 4 pm] @ CEDO

Saturdays – Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO

Fridays – Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas  1 p.m.  Info: ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

Craft Classes

  • Fridays Noon – 5 p.m. with Naomi Black @ Off the Beach Studio Info: mexiconaomi@gmail.com
  • 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month – Mary Lou Wilhelm conducting water color classes at Plaza Fabiola on “Rodeo Drive”       Info: MAREASDELMAR@aol.com

ecofun whalewatching 002Get out on the water!

Eco Fun Rentals: ecofunrentals@gmail.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 oscar@delmarcharters.com   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! mexicoruss@gmail.com www.penascorecreation.com

About Time of Pacifica Charters with Captain Adolfo Perez – cel: 638 386 4345 www.pacificacharters.com   reservations@PacificaCharters.com  Facebook: Captain Adolfo Perez

Adventure with CEDO

cedoNaturArte 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)

El Pinacate-29Visit 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: pinacate@conanp.gob.mx; fgodinez@conanp.gob.mx

CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Night

8 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair

Save the dates!


March 5th – CBSC Game Night in Cholla Bay

March 6th – 1K Family Obstacle Course & Fundraiser @ 106.1 FM (9 a.m. starts and ends in front of station on Blvd. Fremont)

SPRING BREAK SEASON March 6th-12th (ASU) March 13th – 19th (UA / NAU)

Lots ‘o Music coming to town – Be sure to check the calendar for bands, hours, spots

SEMANA SANTA holiday break March 20th – April 2nd [Easter – April 27th]


pirate-mermaid-ap22nd – Mermaid & Pirate Extravaganza at the Mermaids Arts Market!

2nd – Over the Line Softball (Check for Info @ JJ’s Cantina / John Fowler) upcoming dates June 11 / Oct 22

9th – CBSC Horseshoe Tournament

9th – JJ’s 1 Club Open (info @ JJ’s Cantina) upcoming date Oct 15

16th – The Beach Beer Olympics 10 a.m. in front of Playa Bonita Hotel

Information and reservations: www.outtatownproductions.com rockypointtri-april2016

22nd & 23rd – International Jazz Day Festival with “Doc Jones”

30th – Rocky Point Triathlon @ Las Palomas

30th – May 1st – Hobie Cat Cinco de Mayo Regatta


7th    AGAVE FEST –  * Tequila * Bacanora * Sotol * Mezcal *

7th – JJ’s Chili Cook-off event & Garage Sale (Santa Claus Club)

13th – 14th – SandStorm 300 [Southern Arizona Desert Racing]

13th – 15th –  Las Palomas 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament

28th – Mark Mulligan @ Caribbean Parrot

circus mexicus 2015-025June

June 3rd – 5th – Rocky Point Times 40th El Golfo Run

June 9th – 12th – CIRCUS MEXICUS

June 11th – Over the Line Softball


CEDO Wet Feet Ocean Camp July 2nd – 6th (ages 10-14)


Oct 8th & 9th – Hobie Cat Rocky Point Challenge

Oct. 10th – 14th – 2016 Hobie 16/18 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Festival Internacional Cervantino – Peñasco site (dates TBD)

Oct. 21st – 23 Angler of the Year Phase II (JJ’s Cantina)

Oct. 22nd – Over the Line Softball


16th Annual Rocky Point Rally! Nov. 10th – 13th

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