Something to Remember! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

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This weekend’s rundown sponsored by Capone’s – check out their Memorial Weekend quick appetizer menu!

Hold onto your sombreros, cachuchas, caps, and shades – one, because it’s windy again and two because we’re in for a doozie of activities this Memorial Day Weekend in Rocky Point! After last year’s Memorial Day numbers topped those from the recent past, we can only expect that the amount of visitors to town this weekend will top even that! Once again, remain alert to roadwork, detours, and yes even a few “how the #%* am I supposed to get from here to there?” moments; and you may even see a number of important stop signs that have been replaced around the city. It’s all worth it! Enjoy, and let’s run down the weekend!

map-russ-sandybeachGetting to and around town

– Part of Blvd. Juarez when coming into town is OPEN. Remain alert at stop light as traffic is now more active at that intersection and that particular spot has seen better days (linking Blvd. Juarez to Blvd. Josefa Ortiz and Blvd. Samuel Ocaña).

– IMPORTANT! Road work in front of City Hall is moving along quickly, though remain alert to detours in area. **UPDATE**  BLVD. JUAREZ OPEN TOWARD OLD PORT ***

TONIGHT – Yes, when the weekend really begins….or as well call it locally “juebebes”

Thursday night Salsa @ Southside Jillz with Agua de Coco! 9:30 p.m.

Paella nights (Thursday) @ El Tapeo Wine Bar – Laos Mar Best Western (next to Playa Bonita)

Sol Night Sound band every Thursday @ Players Sports Bar 9 p.m. On Blvd. Juarez across from Plaza la Madre near baseball stadium

Latin Thursdays @ Mi Casa Nueva (intersection of No Reelección & Calle Luis Encinas [on way toward Sandy Beach from baseball stadium]) – presented by John “Shotcaller” Monteiro

The Black Moods @ Skullyz Cantina 7 p.m. (across from Peñasco del Sol Hotel / formerly Sunset)

Banditos – 9 p.m. Warm-up to the Memorial Day Music Festival w/acoustic show by Marco Norman (Ghetto Cowgirl – AZ) and The Judge

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

May 21st – 23rd CBSC final round of 60th Annual Fishing Derby – Awards on May 24th!

Tiburones Baseball – May home games! May 22nd – 24th vs. San Luis May 26th – 28th vs. Hermosillo – Games start around 7 p.m.

May 22nd – 5 p.m. @ Plaza la Madre (next to baseball stadium) SPECIAL PERFORMANCE of The Black Moods (Tempe, AZ) with students from the local Academia de Música de Puerto Peñasco ¡Bring a chair!

May 22nd – Mark Mulligan in concert @ Caribbean Parrot @ 6 p.m. Trop rock for all ages! Donations encouraged at entrance to go to local charity group.

May 22nd – 24th – Memorial Day Music Festival @ Banditos   3 days! 6 bands!  1 great weekend! Just $10 gives you access for all 3 days! Tickets will be available at Banditos Friday, May 22nd @6pm! Live Friday Night * Ghetto Cowgirl * Japhy’s Descent * Elvis Before Noon * Saturday Night * Harry Luge Band * Banana Gun * The Black Moods * Sunday – All the bands will play and guess who’s coming for a special performance?!!!

May 22nd The Black Moods @ Boo Bar 8 p.m.

May 22nd Elixir night club- Memorial Day Weekend! 8p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Mirador.

May 22nd – 24th The Ice House Xtreme Memorial Weekend starting every night @ 9 p.m. in the Mirador

May 23rd – Dirty Beach Mud Run @ Rocky Point Speedway  Registration open at Speedway starting at 10 a.m. (near Wrecked) Info: www.dirtybeachmudrun.com

May 23rd – Mermaids Arts Market @ Sonoran Spa Lobby 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. [Upcoming summer Mermaids Markets June 13th and Sept. 5th]

May 23rd – Brews & Brushes @ Colin’s Cantina inside Princesa de Peñasco – 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.   $40 US includes art supplies  Reserve your spot w/Jenny: 480 250 1364

May 23rd – The Black Moods @ Beach Bum on the Malecon – 3 p.m.

May 23rd – Elixir night club- Memorial Day Weekend! 8p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Mirador.

May 23rd – 24th – Expo Peques @ EXPO Convention Center – Business expo for all things kids – check out local vendors, shops, and more for helping to plan for kids’ parties and activities around town   Saturday 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. / Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

May 24th – The Black Moods @ Boo Bar 4 – 8 p.m.

May 25th – 2nd Annual Old Fashioned Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction @ Latitude 31 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Fundraiser for Esperanza para Nueva Vida Community Center $6 US plus mimosas for $2

May 27th  7 p.m. @ Banditos – WATCH PARTY!  Puerto Peñasco featured on HGTV’s House Hunters International!

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May 31st – Brittany Kingery @ Beach Bum on the Malecon – 3 p.m. Pop, modern country, tropical rock

June 5th & 6th – Destiny Dance Academy Summer Performance – pre-sale 90 pesos /100 pesos @ the door   June 5th @ 8 p.m.  June 6th @ 7 p.m.  Municipal Auditorium

Of interest around town: June 8th – 15th Utah Rotary District 5420 District Conference in Puerto Peñasco! Utahrotary.org

* June 7th * Election day in Mexico  (note – dry law in effect all day – no alcohol sales starting at midnight)

June 11th – 14th RCPM Circus Mexicus!  2015 Circus Mexicus Line Up  

circus-mexxicus-xxRoger Clyne and the Peacemakers plus at least 14 other bands!  VIP sold out!  General tix still available!

June 12th – @ Beach Bum on the malecón 1:30 p.m Doll Skin “rock chick band” 3 p.m. Moxy & the Influence “high energy rock & roll”

June 13th – @ Beach Bum on the malecón 12:30 p.m. DL Marble “country, Americana, Western soul” 3 p.m. Shurman out of Austin, TX – Americana rock country

June 13th – Over the Line Softball   Info – contact John Fowler 620-840-1528   OTL Fall coming October 24

duck raceJune 13th – Mermaids Market Summer session @ Sonoran Spa Lobby 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

June 13th – Happy 5th Anniversary to Aló magazine! Rock Tribute @ El Tapeo Wine Bar 9 p.m. with proceeds from tickets to benefit Academia de Música de Puerto Peñasco

June 14th – Charity Rubber Ducky Race – fundraiser for Adopt a Classroom   Info and to become a ducky sponsor, contact Barb at:  Mex: 383-4963   Cel:  044 638-114-2406   US:  602-324-9529 rockypoint@myway.com

LP-anniv-golfJune 19th – 21st   9th Las Palomas Anniversary Golf Tournament – Info:  ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

June 19th – David Aguilar en concierto @ ITSPP auditorium 8 p.m. 150 pesos

CEDO Wet Feet Camp (English) June 11th – 15th / Bilingual Camp July 2nd – 6th   Info:   cedointercultural.org

4th of July! – 4th Annual Sonoran Resorts Las Vegas Night for Charity Tickets available beginning May 10th: by calling the Sonoran Resorts sales office at (from the U.S.): 602-476-7511; or from Mexico: 638-382-8187; Email Director of Sales and Marketing, Jim Ringquist at rockypointjim@gmail.com.

Other adventures

Boat trips

EcoFun Rentals: ecofunrentals@gmail.com

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

About Time of Pacifica Charters with Captain Adolfo Perez – cel: 638 386 4345 www.pacificacharters.com   reservations@PacificaCharters.com  Facebook: Captain Adolfo Perez

Stand-Up Paddle Boards – hourly and daily rentals with Rocky Point SUP Rentals  Tel: 638 384 4248

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! Upcoming trips: May 23 – Pinacate Tour

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

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 Nights  8/8:30 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair

…into the Fall

logo-rally-2015 IsraelSept. 25th – 26th Point to Point race by Southern Arizona Desert Racing racesadr.com

Oct. 10th – 11th  Hobie Cat Piñata Regatta (Fleet 66 & Fleet 514)

Oct. 24th – 25th Rocky Point Times 39th El Golfo Run!! Date: EMAIL RESERVATIONS ONLY PLEASE. ROCKYPOINTTIMES@YAHOO.COM

Nov. 7th   Funkalicious Volleyball

November 11th – 15th   15th Anniversary Rocky Point Rally   www.rockypointrally.com

Looking for upcoming events in Rocky Point?  Check out our Event Calendar!   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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