¡Fiesta, Fiesta, Fiesta! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown

Sponsored this week by Al Capone’s Seafood & Pizzeria

The sky is blue and the beach is beckoning, yet one step outside and let’s be honest – it’s chilly! So, throw a scarf in with those flip-flops as Rocky Point readies for Spring Break version 2K18. Enjoy the daily parades over the weekend to celebrate the “Viva Peñasco” carnivalesque festivities around town, and let’s run down the weekend!

Fridays – Seashell Museum NOW OPEN! Presented by Naomi Black of the Mermaid’s Market! 10 am to 5 pm    114 Ramon Figueroa Col. Lopez Portillo

Avril y los Vatos Jazz  Friday nights @ Citrón at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort  6 pm – 10 pm

Saturday evenings!  Stacey Joy @ Citrón Restaurant at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort starting at 6 p.m.  Enjoy the sultry Americana sounds of Stacey’s acoustic soul, voted Best Americana Artist at the 2017 New Mexico Music Awards.

Sol y Mar Spa Spring Break SPA deal, $45 usd / 1 hour massage! March 1st – 15th.

SPRING BREAK  week 1!  ASU / U of A  March 4th – 10th

March 1st – 4th  Vive Peñasco “Carnavalesque” festivities

March 1st – Carnaval coronation @ Quinta Ventura

Daily parades!  March 2nd & 3rd –  5 p.m. / March 4th  4 p.m.  starting in front of Shrimp Park, heading north along Blvd. Juarez to carnival ride area (López Portillo intersection)

March 2nd – Baile 8 p.m. @ El Chamizal  Gran Jefe Tropicalisimo*

March 3rd – baile 8 p.m. @ El Chamizal  La Pauta Azul*

*pre-sale tickets available at Municipal DIF offices

March 1st – 50s Sock Hop @ Latitude 31  4 p.m. to benefit Adopt-a-Classroom

March 3rd & 17th   Mermaids Market @ Shrimp Park  10 am – 3 pm

March 3rdCBSC Annual Game Night in Cholla Bay  6 p.m. @ Clubhouse

March 3rd  – Border Bio Blitz  – A one day event inviting folks to organize from Tijuana to New Mexico to capture pictures of species along the border – all you need is a sportphone and the Naturalista app   More info at:  http://nextgensd.com/es/frontera/bioblitz-de-la-frontera/

March 3rdSkullyz Cantina 3rd Anniversary Fiesta!  Starting from 5 p.m.  ¡Felicidades!

Upcoming Spring Breaks / Semana Santa!

 NAU  March 18th – 24th

Semana Santa (schools out for 2 weeks)  March 25th – April 7th

Easter weekend (busiest time in town!!!)  March 29th – April 1st

March 8th  –  International Women’s Day!   Mujeres Profesionistas y de Negocios de Puerto Peñasco, A.C. will be holding a Magno-Seminario at the local Convention Center (en español)  9 am – 2 pm  100 pesos   Seminars! Round tables! Raffles! Prizes!

March 17th  Skate Fest @ Pinacate Skate Park

March 17th – 18th  2018 AGA Member weekend @ Vidanta of Mayan Palace

 March 23rd & 24th  @ BooBar   “The Hourglass Cats”  8 pm – 11 pm

 March 23rd & 24th @ Tekila Bar  “DL Marble & the Outlaw Seahorses”  8 pm

March 23rd & 24th  Country nights @ Shark Bite featuring Backroads Band out of Tucson  9 p.m.

March 22nd – 25th  South of the Border Festival  (S.O.B. Festival 2018)  also featuring Mark Mulligan

SAVE THE DATES!

April

April 7th    Mermaid´s Arts final Market of the season!  10 am – 3 pm @ Shrimp Park

April 7th Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club Annual Horseshoe Tournament    *Sign up deadline March 31st!**

April 7th  Young Life “Vida Joven” fundraiser annual dinner

April 14th –  Charanga “Soap Box” Derby for Casa Hogar    2 p.m. Registration opens Feb. 11th   Entries: 600 pesos per team  (driver must be 16 years or older)  Registration info available at info@rockypoint360.com

April 27th – 29th Santa Claus Cornhole Tourney Weekend  For more information, sponsorship opportunities and and registration, contact John Fowler  santaclausclub@hotmail.com

April 27th & 28th  Moonshine Voodoo @ BooBar Cantina in the Old Port  8 p.m.

May

May 5th  Rocky Point Triathlon 

May 5th  Bacanora Fest

May 5th  Cinco de Mayo Regatta Fleet 66

May 11th – 13th    12th Annual Las Palomas Anniversary Golf Tournament @ The Links

June

June 7th – 10th    CIRCUS MEXICUS – Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers are getting back up to do it all over again!   www.circusmexicus.net

WEEKLY

MONDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – Horseshoes 1 p.m.

TUESDAYS is always 2fer @ Southside Jillz!

WEDNESDAYS   Golf special at The Club (Islas del Mar),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

FRIDAYS!

Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas 1 p.m.* (*time may vary) Info: ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

@ Southside Jillz  – 4 – 7 pm  Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos

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!

SUNDAYS   

@ Southside Jillz  – BBQ night 5 p.m.  Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm

Cruises / Fishing / Charters / SUP / Scuba Diving / Tours

Del Mar Charters with Captain Oscar – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054 www.delmarcharters.com oscar@delmarcharters.com

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! mexicoruss@gmail.com 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

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! 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!

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 and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve  (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

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!

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