Jazz it up! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

boobar-728x90-This weekend’s rundown sponsored by Boo Bar on the malecón

jazz posterHear that music on the sea breeze? The time is here to celebrate jazz in Puerto Peñasco, replete with two fantastic evenings of open air FREE concerts on the malecón!  As always, April continues to be one of the best times to visit Puerto Peñasco as the water is great – so come on in! Let’s run down the weekend! Plus, don’t forget – 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

April

20th – 23rd – Book Caravan set up in plaza in front of Casa de la Cultura (across from City Hall) 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

22nd & 23rdInternational 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. – 1 a.m.

jazz-program-201622ndDL Marble with Marc Norman (country and rock!) @ Banditos  @ 8 p.m.

23rdDL Marble and Marc Norman (country and rock!)  @ Boo Bar  8 p.m.

23rd – CEDO Environmental Contest Awards and Fair  12 p.m.  Featuring exhibits from the 20th Annual Environmental Contest within the framework of CEDO’s 35th Anniversary

23rd –  Head to Cholla to celebrate the 30th Annual OBSC Bash & BBQ  2 – 7 p.m. @ Cholla 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)

23rd – 24th –  Cabalgata Costera & Turística – Annual Horseback  ride featuring regional horse clubs!  They’ll be riding through town on April 24th (from area near Cholla Bay, Sandy Beach, and toward the malecón), wrapping up the evening with a grand fiesta on the explanade just off Calle 13! Fiesta on the explanade OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (Free)!

Tiburones baseball!  Upcoming home games:  April 26th – 28th vs. Ensenada   May 6th – 8th vs. Mexicali  May 17th – 19th vs. San Luis  Game times around 7:30 p.m.  Bleachers 40 pesos / Seats 60 pesos

28th – ¡Fabrica de sonrisas!  Smile Factory – Children’s Day Celebration @ malecón 5 p.m.  (DIF)

rocky point triathlon at las palomas 2013 3829th & 30th – Moonbase – sweet reggae sounds @ Boo Bar 8 p.m.

30th – Next 2 The Tracks – Big Game Tour @ Beach Bum 4 p.m.

30thRocky Point Triathlon @ Las Palomas   www.rockypointtri.com

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

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

Get out on the water!

Eco Fun Rentals: ecofunrentals@gmail.com

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

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! 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

doc-jones2Biology 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

SAVE THE DATES!

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)may 8 mountain bike ldm

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 Bum

8th – 28K Mountain Bike Race @ Laguna del Mar

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)

CBSC 61st Derby Posters.cdr26th – 29thCBSC 61st Annual Fishing Derby & final awards Fish Fry  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

27th – June 5th    Marina Fest – celebrating Puerto Peñasco’s sea side community!

28th – Mark Mulligan @ Caribbean Parrot    www.markmulligan.net

30th – Pancake 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

circus2016June 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 Softball

November

LOGO 0116th Annual Rocky Point Rally! Nov. 10th – 13th

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