Ready to Rumble! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

capones-rundownbannerThis week’s rundown sponsored by Capone’s -plus now serving breakfast daily! Open all Summer!

If you happen to be cruising through the Old Port these days, you may just spot colorful letters spelling out P E Ñ A S C O. This will surely provide many a photo opp for residents and visitors alike, so get your cameras ready!  In the meantime, enjoy the waning days of August as we make it through another Peñasco summer. Let’s see what’s up in town!

August

Now through Sept. 3rd Photo Expo  “Peñasco de mis Amores” by Jesusa Gamboa  at Municipal Art Gallery (GAM) next to Plaza Colosio in the Old

Aug. 20th  Clean up campaign @ La Milla  8 am – 11 am  – located near sports complex behind baseball stadium

Aug. 20th  Salsa & Bachata dance workshop @ Hotel Peñasco del Sol  Learn to salsa in preparation for the upcoming Salsa Festival event on the 27th!

Aug. 20th  Peñasco Unido por el Box8 p.m.  Boxing exhibition with local professional and amateur talent, featuring Peñasco hometown World Boxing Champion Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada   VIP tickets 150 pesos / General entry 100 pesos  Tickets available at Peñasco Convention Center and Gallo Estrada Gym  Calle Luis Encinas between 24th & 25th streets

Aug. 27th  SALSA FESTIVAL!!  Starting at 7 pm  Be part of Puerto Peñasco’s attempt to get as many folk dancing salsa as possible on the malecón!

Not ready for summer to end and still want to travel?

Remember TAR flights have begun out of Mar de Cortés International Airport   Thursday & Sunday flights connecting Puerto Peñasco to Tijuana, Cd. Juárez, and Hermosillo    Info and reservations:  www.tarmexico.com

chevefest IIComing up!

September

Labor Day Weekend – Sept. 3rd  The Black Moods @ Banditos 9 p.m.

Sept. 9th  Mike Salazar / El Caballero de la Comedia @ Peñasco Convention Center

Sept. 15th  ¡VIVA!  “El Grito” Independence Day celebration

Sept. 16th  Mexican Independence Day

Sept. 17th  Chevefest II – 2nd Beer Fest @ El Tapeo (Laos Mar Best Western)  Tasting from 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm  plus music including Joshua Ellis, Cash, RoJo, and Los Garcia from Mexicali, BC

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) with the music of Agua de Coco!
  • Karoake night @ Beach Bum on the malecón!

FRIDAYS!

  • The Accent Show 106.1 FM  now from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.   Catch Sami (sometimes) 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 Puerto Peñasco  
  • Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas  2 p.m.* (*time may vary)  Info: ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

SATURDAYS

  • Saturdays – Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO
  • SALSA SATURDAYS @ Southside Jillz  starting late… 11 pm – 2 am!

Get out on the water!

Del 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

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!  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.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

October

Hobie16-03-Green-page-001Oct 2nd  – DL Marble @ 1st Anniversary of Tekila Bar

Oct 8th & 9thHobie Cat Rocky Point Challenge

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

Festival Internacional Cervantino – Peñasco site (dates TBD)

Oct 15th – Race Car Experience @ Rocky Point Speedway near Wrecked (11 am – 3 pm)

Oct. 15th  –  JJ’s One Club Open Golf Tournament in Cholla Bay. Sign up for early tee times @ JJ’s Cantina. Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info:  santaclausclub@hotmail.com  or  (602) 840-1528

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

Oct. 22ndOver the Line Softball   First game at 9 a.m.  Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info:  santaclausclub@hotmail.com  or  (602) 840-1528

dirty-beachOct. 22ndDirty Beach Mud Run @ Rocky Point Speedway

Oct. 22nd – 23rd   Oktoberfest Golf Tourney @ Vidanta (Mayan Palace)  Contact AGA office for info: 602 944 3035

Oct. 28th – 30th – Corn Hole tourney @ JJ’s Cantina  Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info:  santaclausclub@hotmail.com  or  (602) 840-1528

November

CPTM-rally2016-Poster atardecer16th Annual Rocky Point Rally! Nov. 10th – 13th  REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN ONLINE! REGISTER HERE

Nov. 24th – 25th  Garage Sale @ JJ’s Cantina followed by Auction on Nov. 26th  Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info:  santaclausclub@hotmail.com  or  (602) 840-1528

Nov. 25th – Chamber of Commerce  – “Si en Peñasco compramos, todos ganamos” – Buy locally & we all benefit event!  In front of CANACO (east side of Shrimp Park)

January 2017!

Ruta del Globo Sonora – Hot Air Balloon Festival   Jan. 27th – 29th   Stay tuned for updates:  Ruta del Globo Sonora  

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