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Once again, October brings with it a fanfare of music and we are ready to get started! In addition to Trop-Rock and Rock this weekend, on Sunday the local Music Academy will be performing at Plaza la Madre, and the 5th Jazz & Art Festival is just around the corner.
Let’s get right to it, and head into the Weekend Rundown:
Oct. 3rd – 7 p.m. CEDO Environmental Movie Night (part of their First Thursdays series, presenting films for FREE each month) Tonight’s show is: Wall-E
Get the day started by joining the Trash Mob – mobsters gather at 8:30 a.m. at the Club Playa Gym (Realty Network de Mexico) along Blvd. Fremont #281
A night of music with trop-rocker Mark Mulligan gets started at Caribbean Parrot (on Ave. Sinaloa just up from Capone’s) at 5 p.m. with local musician Jesse Gerardo. Next week Jesse will be headed to Nogales for a 25th anniversary celebration as a musician, so what better way to sing for us here in Rocky Point than to open up for Mark Mulligan! Mark takes the stage around 6 p.m. No entry though donations will be collected at the door for a number of local charities (supported by the Las Conchas Community Relations Committee).
On Friday night the music continues from near the Mirador to out in Cholla Bay. Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers are bringing Acousticus to our shores for two great nights of music. On Friday, things get started at 9 p.m. at JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay. We hear there may be a few tickets left at the door.
After a night of music, get up and head back to JJ’s to pick out a club (yes, just one club) for their biannual One Club Open. The low tide is set for the morning, with start time around 7 a.m. but be sure to check with Joe at JJ’s to sign up.
If you happen to be in the malecón sometime early afternoon, swing by the Beach Bum for more music as the day marches toward sunset.
At 8 p.m., Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers will be back at it with a surely to be sold-out performance at Wrecked at the Reef. Check to see if tickets are still available: www.circusmexicus.net
Following a weekend of music, grab a bicycle on Sunday and join the Pelicanos de Peñasco bike club to help celebrate their 5th Anniversary. Both men’s and women’s categories take off at 8 a.m. from the Barclin’s Circle K along the Puerto Peñasco – Sonoyta Highway.
In town, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., visit Plaza la Madre to hear the work of young musicians from the local Music Academy. There will be food for sale, part of fundraising efforts for the Academy to purchase more instruments.
Oct. 8th – Unveiling of contestant work in the Altered Ropa contest (at the Uncommon Women on Common Ground gathering) Baja Cantina Hotel
Oct. 11th – 13th 5th Jazz & Arts Festival at Peñasco del Sol Hotel http://rockypoint360.com/preparations-for-5th-jazz-art-festival-in-puerto-penasco/
Oct. 11th – 13th Angler of the Year – Phase III – JJ’s Cantina
Oct. 12th – CEDO Beach Clean-up
Oct. 12th – Rocky Point Medical Clinics https://www.facebook.com/RockyPointMedicalClinics (Volunteer translators sought): The September clinic was huge, over 200 people served. Thank you to all the faithful volunteers! The next clinic is October 12 at the rail road track site. This is a fairly new area for us and a great place to start our fall clinics. Let them know if you are interested in volunteering.
Oct. 12th – InSANDity Beach Obstacle Course with proceeds going to local DIF Only $20 US to take on this beach Obstacle Course!!
Oct. 12th – 13th AZ Multihull Fleet 24 & Tucson catamaran Rocky Point Challenge Piñata Regatta
Oct. 18th – 20th Rocky Point Times El Golfo Run – Reservations needed – Contact Rocky Point Times for specific information
Message from Sandy @ Rocky Point Times:
YES, THE Rocky Point Times Newspaper “EL GOLFO RUN” IS STILL ON FOR OCT 18-19-20. (as per Tom O’Hare’s wishes) Please make your reservations with email@example.com (# of people, # of rooms needed, what vehicle you will be driving)
Oct. 17th- 18th Wine Tasting at El Tapeo featuring Vinos ATP from Baja California. Reservations recommended.
Oct. 18th MEMUCO in Puerto Peñasco – Rise against Extinction
Oct. 18th – 20th Octoberfest Golf Challenge @ Peninsula Mayan Palace
Oct. 19th Mermaid’s Arts Market is back! 1st and 3rd Saturdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Shrimp Plaza (through May)
Oct. 26th – Dirty Beach Mud Run
Oct. 26th – OTL Softball on the sands near the Reef. Contact John Fowler of the Santa Claus club for details and to register. 602-840-1528
Nov. 2nd – OuttaTownProductions and Hard Driven present Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) themed beach volleyball tournament providing fours and twos for all levels! Plus, they’ll be hosting a Day of the Dead DANCE PARTY at Playa Bonita, open to all!
Nov. 2nd Mermaid’s (Arts) Market
Nov. 4th – Fall Fashion Show – featuring winners from the Altered Ropa clothing challenge! Baja Cantina & Hotel
Nov. 9th – Funkalicious Volleyball hits the beaches of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort for # X!
Nov. 9th Fall Fiesta at CEDO!
Nov. 16th Mermaid’s (Arts) Market
Nov. 20th Mexican Day of the Revolution (Monday, Nov. 18th is a bank holiday)
Nov. 23rd Fundraiser Fest & Salsa “cook-off” in Shrimp Plaza – fundraising for El Buen Samaritano Church located in the neighborhood of San Rafael.
Nov 29th – It’s the Patti Springer Art in the Park in Las Conchas!!
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