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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!
– 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
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!
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
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
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
EcoFun Rentals: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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