Spring! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

rundown--banner--wittThis week’s Rundown sponsored by John & Kathy Witt

There’s no doubt in our minds that Spring Break 2014 has drawn in more visitors than in the past five years or so!  Spring is officially here, and we’re ready to rundown the weekend!

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March 22 – 23  2014 AGA Member Weekend Tournament at the Peninsula course of Mayan Palace (March 22 – 23)  Info: Peninsula Golf Course – Director, Luis Torres  golfpuertopenasco@grupovidanta.com 638 383 0443 – Last we heard, there were still a few spots let for a foursome or two. So, grab your clubs and ring in Spring at Peninsula!  Participants – please bring a bag of food as a donation to local children’s charities.

Keep the fiesta going!  Baja Hotel’s Spring Break fiestas have been ones not to miss! Still going on all weekend!   baja-cantinaRemember Pink Cadillac in the Mirador – it’s now LEXUS and has got hot salsa music by Agua de Coco on Saturday night!  ¡Viva la Fiesta! (responsibly)

March 22  World Water Day

March 22 – CEDO NaturArte provides an opportunity to explore the Morúa Estuary.  Upcoming trip on March 31 offers a chance to Discover Tide Pools at night.  Reserve a spot with CEDO at: info@cedointercultural.org  call them 382-0113, or 0115, or swing by the whale skeleton  in Las Conchas.    CEDO also holds free Nature Talks every Saturday (4 p.m. in English / 2 p.m. in Spanish) and Tuesdays (2 p.m. in English / 4 p.m. in Spanish)

Explore the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve and Grand Desert of Altar! Remember just north of town we have a UNESCO World Heritage Site, sprawling across lava flows and possessing tremendous sand dunes and maar craters.  Schuk Toak Visitors Center  open daily 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.pinacate-unesco

March 23 – Family Bike Ride 13K  beginning from Plaza a la Madre  Register 4:30 p.m.  Departs at 5:30 p.m.

Coming up

March 27 – 28  Expo Evento 2014 – Quinta Ventura:  Expo with event planners, caterers, stylists, spas, beauty, etc.

mudrun-march2014March 29 – Dirty Beach Mud Run at Rocky Point Speedway – 5K course challenge with 15+ obstacles  Pre-registration on Friday, March 28th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Playa Bonita or Saturday, 29th at Rocky Point Speedway starting at 10 a.m.  First wave out at 11 a.m. – last wave starts at 1 p.m.

March 29 – OTL Softball (Information: Please contact John Fowler of the Santa Claus Club  602-840-1528)  Upcoming dates: June 7, October 25

March 29 – 50s/60s party at Caribbean Parrot – Donations go to the Church of Good Samaritan San Rafael section

March 30Toma Color 5 K of colorful fun run  *Early registrations closed March 15th.  Check at Puerto Viejo Tostadores Café in the Old Port (across from Thrifty) for additional information 200 pesos / proceeds for dialysis project of DIF

April:   Nuestra Belleza Miss Peñasco 2014 (April 2nd),  7th Annual Horseshoe horse-shoe-cbscTournament (April 5th) – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club, rocky point triathlon at las palomas 2013 2the April 5th Mermaid’s Market is promising to have a Pirate and Mermaid Extravaganza (arrrr-righty!), 59th Annual Fishing Derby Phase II – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club (April 11 – 13), Semana Santa / Holy Week Celebrations 13 – 20, International Day of Dance gala April 12th, Easter Bocce in Las Conchas (Community Relations Committee), Funkalicious Volleyball (April 12 @ Sonoran Sun), ATMC fiesta Biker 2014Skate event (April 26th),    Rocky Point Triathlon at Las Palomas (April 26)  JJ’s Bathtub Races (April 26)

May:  59th Annual Fishing Derby Phase II (May 2 – 4) Phase III May 22 – 24 + Fish Fry May 25th),  JJ’s Chili Cook-off (May 3), 6th Biker Fiesta by the Rocky Point Riders (May 2 – 5) @ Concha del Mar RV Park, SADR Tequila 150 car races (May 16-17), Uniting Nation’s Cup at Peninsula golf course of Mayan Palace (May 15 – 18), JJ’s One Club Open (May 17 [also Oct. 25]), Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort 8th Anniversary golf tournament at The Links (May 23 – 25), …

JuneRoger Clyne & the Peacemakers Circus Mexicus 2014  June 5 – 8!

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Save the date:  14th Rocky Point Rally    November 6 – 9, 2014!  Find them on Facebook:  Rocky Point Rally.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   or 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.    Like us? Love us!  Help become a sponsor of Rocky Point 360!

Our offices are now located in Plaza Pelicanos (east side of Plaza del Camarón where Yummi Salads is), next to the Chamber of Commerce (CANACO) and just down the walkway from the Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV). We are upstairs in Suites 4 – 5A. Or, let us know you’re coming and we can meet downstairs for coffee!

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