Gobble this up! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

banditosThis weekend sponsored by Banditos on Sandy Beach

There’s much to be thankful for here in Puerto Peñasco with new roads, a new bridge, fantastic Fall sunsets, and a wavering thermometer between absolutely pleasant to let me find a scarf.  Many of our favorite dining spots in town are planning Thanksgiving dinners so be sure to check where to find the best bird! Thanksgiving Weekend in town also means art and music – so let’s get to it and run down the calendar!

Thanksgiving Weekend!

Wine Tasting – Nov 26th & 27th @ El Tapeo Wine Bar – featuring Calle Once wines from Bodega Barisal  For information and reservations, contact El Tapeo (638) 380 5017

Nov. 27th – 28th Oaxacan art class – painting Alebrijes @ Plaza Fabiola Pre-registration required   For info, stop in at Plaza Fabiola on “Rodea Drive” (Calle 32) or call 638-380-5111

Nov. 27th – Mark Mulligan @ Caribbean Parrot 5 p.m. – Charity donations welcome at the door

OBSC-poker-run-nov2015Nov. 27th Roger Clyne @ Banditos 9 p.m. Thanksgiving Weekend @ Banditos!

Nov. 28th – Old Boys Social Club 4th Off-Road Poker Run Info: kellyross1180@gmail.com

Nov. 28thThe Big Wave Dave’s Chili Cookoff  For more info, contact Dave: bedrock292@gmail.com Place: The Club House in Cholla Bay, next to Firecracker Park.  Cooking starts at noon, judging at 3 p.m.  Benefiting Nancy’s Rocky Point Animal RescueChili Cookoff Banner

Nov. 28th“Patti Springer” Art in the Park @ Las Conchas   Fiesta Park 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.   [Call for Artists & Vendors still open – contact Lori at basketballfan40@aol.com]

Nov. 28thHarry Luge @ Banditos 9 p.m. Thanksgiving Weekend @ Banditos!

The Links Golf – foursome special $180 Info and tee times: 108 1074 directorluis@laspalomasresort.net

The Club @ Laguna del Mar – Thanksgiving Weekend! $49/person 18 holes Info and tee times: 383 0032

December

December 1st – 11th  –  Evening pilgrimages to the Guadalupe Parroquia (Av. Simon Morua) – processions begin each evening from a different spot in town with the first and last nights, Tuesday, Dec. 1st and DEc. 11th departing 5 p.m. from the church in the Old Port

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December 5th – Mermaids Arts Market @ Shrimp Park

*December 12 – Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe – Mexico’s Patron Saint*

December 12th – Box Prueba en Peñasco – 8:30 p.m. @ Municipal Gym

December 17th – Dr. César Lozano @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort @ 8 p.m.

December 19th – Mermaids Arts Market @ Shrimp Park

December 19th – ALEJANDRA GUZMÁN “A + No Poder” tour in Puerto Peñasco!! The local Rotary Club, Red Cross, and City of Puerto Peñasco present Mexico’s “Rock Diva” right here in Puerto Peñasco – proceeds to go to ongoing programs of the local Red Cross and Rotary Club of Puerto Peñasco. Tickets now available at the Red Cross, Peñasco EXPO Convention Center, and Coffee Point on Blvd. Juarez. Tickets online at: www.smarticket.com

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December 19th – Mermaids Arts Market @ Shrimp Park

December 26th – The Black Moods @ Banditos

December 31st – Some of the best New Year’s Eve parties in town! Check with your favorite watering hole for details!

Looking ahead!

king-day-motoJanuary 9th – Second Annual Kings Day “Toy Run” – part of the Rocky Point Rally™

MLK Jr. Weekend –  Chili Cook-off @ Playa de Oro    Info: Ted Fichtl,  CASI – Chili Appreciation Society International Inc.    chilited@yahoo.com

February 13th & 14th – Amor Charity Golf Tournament – A benefit weekend for Steps of Love supporting children’s shelters in Puerto Peñasco and Sonoyta. Charity Golf Tournament at The Links at Las Palomas Feb. 13th 9 a.m. shotgun start Info at: www.stepsoflove.org (480) 420-8141

amores-feb-golfCruise – Hike – Enjoy!

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

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!

Free Natural History Talks @ CEDO: Tuesdays 2 p.m. (English)   4 p.m. (Español) & Saturdays 2 p.m. (Español) 4 p.m. (English)

pinacate-unescoVisit 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

Cinemartes33Arte-29CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Night

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

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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