Super! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

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It’s the end of January and we’re launching into February full force! If you haven’t heard, near the Reef there’s a pile of rocks extending about 600 ft. out to sea. Construction of this breakwater, which is the initial part of development on the home-portjan29cruise ship Home Port, is causing quite a stir in town topped with excitement for what’s to come.  Sonora Governor Padrés recently stopped by to see progress on the Home Port, and took the opportunity to remark on numerous other projects around the community…particularly the roads.

So let’s sprint into this Weekend Rundown, first by giving some road tips:

Blvd. Juarez –  Expansion work continues on the stretch from approximately Sam’s to the baseball field. Use alternate routes when coming into town (Blvd. Josefa if heading to Las Conchas or Blvd. Fremont; turn off to Coastal Highway and then use of new road toward Sandy Beach developments)

Calle 13 – We’re ALMOST there!  Entrance to Calle 13 at Blvd. Juarez intersection is still blocked off in preparation for unveiling of the Monumento al Pescado. Also, note there has been work right at the intersection of Calle 13 and Plutarco Elías Calles (near Sushi Sun) – watch for one lane use or alternatives when approaching Peñasco del Sol area.

Blvd. Samuel Ocaña – Work continues on stretch between Blvd. Juarez and Ave. Juan Escutia.

This Weekend

Yes, the whales are still around and plenty of local companies are eager to take folk out in search of a fin or two.  Get out to sea this weekend for sure!

Weekend Golf – Just in time for the Super Bowl, Peninsula Golf Course at Mayan Palace is planning a super bowl golf tourney on the fly.  Grab a club and hit the greens! Check with The Links as well for weekend super bowl golf.
Super BowlPeninsula: 1st Super Bowl Golf Tourney – Saturday, Feb. 1st  9 a.m.  $40 US 9:00 am   Contact Director of Golf Luis Torres and get your spot at  golfpuertopenasco@grupovidanta.com   383 0400 ext 4042

Feb. 1

Mermaid’s Arts Market 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  at Plaza del Camarón (Shrimp Plaza) continues to highlight local artists’ work and we hear this weekend will also feature the music of Jesse Gerardo. Be sure to check out some of the Market’s new artists!  2013-14 POSTER 8.5 X 11 COLOR - 4Mermaids will be back March 1st (though some may be participating in Feb. 15th Taste of Peñasco as well)

sock-hopCholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club – 50s Sock Hop.  From 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. $10 US  Get your poodle skirt out on the floor in Cholla Bay for a night of rockin’ around the clock. Best 50s costume contest, twist contest, hula hoops, sloppy joes!  Those Cholla folk sure do know how to cut a rug!

Feb. 2   Enjoy the Super Bowl at many local watering holes! Go Broncos 😉 !

Coming up

Feb. 9    3rd Family Bike Ride – starting from Plaza la Madre 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. departure

Feb. 9th  Arrival of folks from 207 miles – a cycling mission of 1 Mission!  Cyclists to arrive around 10:30 a.m. Watch for them on the road!

Feb. 15

Taste of Peñasco 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Plaza del Camaron (Shrimp Plaza)top chef

Spaces are going fast and organizers are looking for more food vendors. Contact Rosie Glover for details, raffle donations, and to reserve a space:  rosie@proalliance.com.mx  cel: 638 386 9081

Las Conchas Community Relations Committee grand Yard Sale  11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Social Hour 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Proceeds from the sale go to the CRC’s work with numerous local charities.  Section  7 Lots 34 and 35 Casa en La Playa
Still seeking donations of items, or if you’d like to reserve a space:  For  question or comments call Cynthia Riggs (382-0466 MX 602-980-1550 US) or email  drybarjoe@aol.com.

 2nd Noche Bohemia Event 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. (An evening of music, wine, cheese and bread) with proceeds going to Los Rolling Rockies Wheelchair Basketball Team     Event hall of INAPAM. (Seniors Center located near athletic fields in town)  50 pesos  Information:  Mark Olszewski  602-324-9529; locally in RP 638-383-4963 or cell 044-638-109-1171

Feb. 16

Mark Mulligan’s trop rock is heading back to town for an evening of music at Caribbean Parrot! Sip a margie, imagine yourself in a hammock, and sit back to wind out the Valentine’s Day weekend.

Feb. 22 

Alternative rock group Los García @ El Tapeo

March:  Mermaid’s Market (1st and 15th), Sand wave Grand Prix Races on the beach (March 1st), 59th, Spring Break Sand Drags (March 15), Dirty Beach Mud Run (March 29), AZ Spring Break! March Madness golf at Mayan Palace ….

April:     7th Annual Horseshoe Tournament – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club, 13 – 20 Semana Santa / Holy Week Celebrations,  Easter Bocce in Las Conchas (Community Relations Committee), ATMC Skate event (end of Semana Santa),   Rocky Point Triathlon at Las Palomas!

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.   By the way, what do you think of our new look?

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