Funk it up! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

las palomas sponsor bannerThis weekend rundown sponsored by Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort

They say April showers bring May flowers, so did you happen to catch that rainbow last weekend? We’re back to sunny days and, with temps in the low to mid 80s, April is acting absolutely awesome! This month we’ve still got volleyball, jazz, triathlons, and fishing coming up – so  let’s run down the weekend!

April

14th – 17th  CBSC 61st Fishing Derby  – The first of three chances to get in on this year’s Derby.  Enter at the radio shack (boat ramp) next to JJ’s Cantina.  Info: Kelley Adams: 480 345 0623  or in Cholla 382 5111   or  Pat Goodin: 575 635 4779 or in Cholla 382 5056

Tiburones baseball!  Upcoming home games:  April 15th – 17th vs. Tecate   April 26th – 28th vs. Ensenada   Game time around 7:30 p.m.  Bleachers 40 pesos / Seats 60 pesos

American Legion MX Post 15 Yard Sale – April 15th – 17th  (in the Mirador)

16th – Race Car Experience!  Rocky Point Speedway    11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Drive or Ride Along!  (entrance near Wrecked / The Reef)  Just drive in and you’ll see the race cars! Info:  darrendodd77@msn.com  

16thFunkalicious Beach Volleyball @ Las Palomas  www.funkaliciousbeachball.com

Banditos “Funk” weekend – Friday April 15th, Marc Norman and the Judge take the stage at 8:30pm, followed by the Black Bottom Lighters (full band) at 9:30pm. Saturday, April 16th, Marc Norman & Judge 8:30 pm, followed by the Black Bottom Lighters with a special acoustic set at 9:30pm, and Radio Fix @ 10:30pm

jazz poster22nd & 23rd – International Jazz Day Festival * Featuring Nayo Jones, Carlos Rivas, Armando Noriega, Doc Jones, Richard Scott, Angel Valdez, Joshua Ellis, SoundSet, Primera Clase *  Presented by Doc Jones, President of the International Jazz Day AZ Foundation *  Evening performances FREE on the malecón! 8 p.m.

22nd – DL Marble @ Banditos

23rd – 24th –  Cabalgata Costera & Turística – Annual Horseback  ride featuring regional horse clubs!  They’ll be riding through town on April 24th and end with a grand fiesta on the explanade just off Calle 13!

23rd   It’s the 30th Annual CBSC Bash & BBQ  2 p.m. – 7 p.m. @ Cholla Bay Community Center

24th TOMA COLOR – 3rd annual color run in Puerto Peñasco  (Registration open March 9th – April 9th @ Puerto Viejo Café in the Old Port)rocky point triathlon at las palomas 2013 4

30thRocky Point Triathlon @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort   www.rockypointtri.com

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

28th – 30th – We’ve been told to look to the skies for a flash back to when skydivers frequented our little sea side spot.

April 30th – Children’s Day in Mexico! The local Office on Ecology and Sustainable Development is planning a series of events throughout the day, for the whole family to enjoy!  Start with a bike ride from Plaza la Madre at 10 a.m. and then take part or enjoy contests on the malecón with pets in costume, a contest for costumes made with recycled materials, and a recycled fashion contest.  More information at the Office on Ecology and Sustainable Development (entrance on back side of City Hall)

April 30th – Children’s Day fundraiser and fun day for Esperanza para los Niños   Sponsors welcome!  Contact: Michelle Auer  micauer@gmail.com

WEEKLY

TUESDAYS

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

THURSDAYS

  • 4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita
  • ¡A comer! Paella night @ El Tapeo Wine Bar at Laos Mar Best Western (next to Playa Bonita)
  • ¡A bailar Salsa! 9:30 p.m. @ Pikaros on the way to the Mirador with Agua de Coco

FRIDAYS!

  • The Accent Show 106.1 FM  now from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.   Catch Sami with Felix Rincón to hear all about what’s up in Rocky Point! Plus on Mondays, folks from the local American Legion join Felix for the show.  Listen in online at:  Los 40 Principales Puerto Peñasco  
  • Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas  2 p.m.  Info: ltorres@laspalomasresort.net
  • Craft classes w/Naomi: Fridays Noon – 5 p.m. with Naomi Black @ Off the Beach Studio Info: mexiconaomi@gmail.com

SATURDAYS

  • Saturdays – Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO
  • Water Color classes – 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month with Mary Lou Wilhelm at Plaza Fabiola on “Rodeo Drive”       Info: MAREASDELMAR@aol.com

DONATE!  Red Cross Annual Collection runs March 7th – May 7th.  Collection spots in Sonoyta on southern side of town, and in Puerto Peñasco along Blvd. Juárez and Blvd. Fremont

Get out on the water!

Del Mar ChartersEco 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

cedo-wfcamp-2016Adventure 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!  CEDO’s WET FEET Ocean Camp coming in July!

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: pinacate@conanp.gob.mx; fgodinez@conanp.gob.mxCineMartes Tuesday Art Film Night

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

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May

AGAVE FEST – May 7th * Tequila * Bacanora * Sotol * Mezcal *  [Info forthcoming from the City]

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

7th – Race Car Experience!  Rocky Point Speedway    11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Drive or Ride Along!  (entrance near Wrecked / The Reef)

7th – Kentucky Derby day @ Beach Bumgolf-palomas

8th – 28K Mountain Bike Race @ Laguna del Mar  Info:  638 105 0137  or on Facebook Club Esperanza MTB

12th – 15th  CBSC 61st Annual Fishing Derby

13th – 15th  Las Palomas 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament @ The Links  Featuring music by Francisco Cespedes More than $24K in prizes!  Info and registration:  ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

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

21st OBSC 5th Off Road Poker Run

21st – Race Car Experience!  Rocky Point Speedway    11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Drive or Ride Along!  (entrance near Wrecked / The Reef)

26th – 29th – CBSC 61st Annual Fishing Derby & final awards Fish Fry

28thMark Mulligan @ Caribbean Parrot    www.markmulligan.net

30thPancake Breakfast & Silent Auction fundraiser @ Latitude 31   8 am – 11 a.m.   Proceeds for Esperanza para Nueva Vida Community Center and Equinoterapia (Horse Therapy program for children with disabilities)

June

cm xxv bannerJune 3rd – 5th – Rocky Point Times 40th El Golfo Run   Info and to reserve a spot:  rockypointtimes@yahoo.com

June 9th – 12th – Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers CIRCUS MEXICUS    www.circusmexicus.net

June 11th – Over the Line Softball  (info at JJ’s Cantina)

July

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

October

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 Softballrally-2016

November

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

If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at info@rockypoint360.com Office: 383 1804, 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

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