Swim – Bike – Run – Dance! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

This week’s Rundown sponsored by Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort

Cooler temps and lots of weekend activities…yep, it’s Fall in Rocky Point!  While Mexico is still reeling from September earthquakes in the center of the country, we look over to Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, and the Virgin Islands and hope everyone can add their grain of sand to relief efforts across the globe.  Locally, the Red Cross will be receiving donations of dried goods, nonperishable food, and other items (not clothing, water, or medication) through Friday. A first truck of aid is expected to head out today (Wednesday), with another departing on Saturday, in making their way to central parts of Mexico impacted by the recent earthquakes.  If you are able to help, please do.

As we look around town, we are excited to see activities back up and running – or as the case would have it this weekend …swimming, running, and biking …. So, let’s run down the weekend, plus have a look at some of what’s in store for the Fall.

This weekend!

September 30th!  Rocky Point’s first dusk-triathlon!  Rocky Point Triathlon presents “Las Palomas Nights” 

September 30th –  DIF Annual Black & White Ball.  The Black & White Ball is a traditional Peñasco event offering all a chance to look their best while raising funds for ongoing scholarship programs of the Municipal DIF.  Tickets and information at DIF or City Hall.  Couples 1800 pesos / Individual 900 pesos / Students 500 pesos

Oct 1stTheater:  Manuel Ballesteros es “El Cholo”  theater – dance – cabaret   Fundraiser for the local Casa de Cultura –   7 p.m.  100 pesos  to be held at Municipal Civic Auditorium (across from City Hall)

WEEKLY

Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM from 10 am – 11 pm Los 40 Puerto Peñasco

MONDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – Horseshoes 1 p.m.

TUESDAYS is always 2fer @ Southside Jillz!

WEDNESDAYS   Golf special at The Club,18 holes $36 , food & beverages 2 X 1!

THURSDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – Game Day starts around 1 p.m.

4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita

7 p.m.  MOJITO & Karaoke NIGHT  starting from 7 p.m. – @ La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky  featuring Susy Mazón

9:30ish…..  SAAALSA! With Agua de Coco @ El Tapeo Wine Bar

FRIDAYS!

Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas 1 p.m.* (*time may vary) Info: ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

@ Southside Jillz  – 4 – 7 pm  Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos

EL BUCANERO – featuring LIVE MUSIC every Friday  from 7 p.m – 11 p.m.  Cumbia, norteña, salsa, a little bit of todo!  Calle No Reelección (across from Rosy’s Donuts)

Fridays & Saturdays @ Boo Bar in the Old Port –  Houseband DDO on weekends!

Fridays & Saturdays @ Tekila Bar in the Old Port – Los Ponchos straight outta Hermosillo starting around 9ish upstairs!

Friday SALSA @ Oktopus (formerly Beach Bum)  in the Old Port w/Agua de Coco  starting around 10 p.m….ish

SUNDAYS   

@ Southside Jillz  – BBQ night 5 p.m.  Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm

Cruises / Fishing / Charters / SUP / Scuba Diving / Tours

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

EcoFun Rentals  – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours  www.ecofunrentals.com

Federico’s Charters – Fishing charters, parasailing, whale watching, Bird Island trips, and more! www.federicosealand.com federparasail@hotmail.com 638 104 4813

Rocky Point Fishing Club – Fishing trips, sunset cruises, jet skis, Bird Island, and more. MX 638 383 6525 US. 602 386 69 14 www.rockypointfishingclub.com

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! mexicoruss@gmail.com www.penascorecreation.com

Rocky Point Divers – Scuba & Snorkeling Gear, rentals, certification classes, and all that jazz!

Blondie’s SUP – The newest paddle boarding company in town.  PADDLE BOARD RENTALS & MORE Hourly / Half Day / Full Day   www.blondiessup.com   Book a board:  US 480 812 5476   Mex  638 383 5203

SUPing the Sea Paddleboard rentals and lessons   Call 480-465-6691

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! Info: www.cedo.org   NOTE:  Some parts of CEDO offices remain under construction for remodeling, but be sure to stop by the gift shop and whale skeleton – and Nature Talks are back on!

CEDO offers FREE! Nature Talks that include a Tour of the CEDO Field Station twice a week in English and in Spanish. The English talks are Tuesday at 2PM and Saturday at 4PM. The Spanish talks are Tuesday at 4PM and Saturday at 2PM.

Visitors Center of the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve  (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

CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Night

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

COMING UP THIS FALL!

Oct. 6th – 8th   Tekila Bar 2nd Anniversary weekend!

Oct. 6th  & 7th  Tavern Band @ Boo Bar  8 pm-11 pm

Craft Beer & Wine Festival  Oct. 7th  doors open 7 p.m.  @  Laos Mar Best Western

Oct. 6th – 7th  Cholla 250  Southern Arizona Desert Racing      www.racesadr.com

October Hobie Cats! Piñata Regatta  Oct. 7th – 8th

Oct. 13th  The Black Moods @ Banditos

Oct. 14th   “Grand Little Riders” Equine Therapy Fundraiser   starting at 5 p.m.  Demonstration, dinner, raffles!  200 pesos  (tickets available at RockyPoint360  info@rockypoint360.com)

Oct. 14th  Kilombo Fest  – art, Afro Dance,  7 p.m. at Kilombo  (Blvd Juarez, Plaza Gaviota – next to TelCel)

October 19th – Local Rotary Club to host 2nd World’s Greatest Meal to Help End Polio  SAVE THE DATE!  Dinner! Music! Raffle!  5 pm – 10 pm  300 pesos/person  (about $17 US)  Welcome Cocktail from 5 – 6 p.m.!   @ Peñasco Convention Center. Tickets on sale shortly! Drop them a note on Facebook:  @clubrotariopuertopenasco

19 al 22 de octubre: XLV Festival Internacional Cervantino, extensión Puerto Peñasco 2017. En el Malecón Fundadores.

Oct. 20thRocky Point Renegades  Sea of Cortez 2017 Fall Ride

October  Dirty Beach Mud Run!  Oct. 21st   www.dirtybeachmudrun.com

Over the Line Softball  “Big Ball in the Sand” OTL Tournament  Oct 21st

Mermaids Arts Market is back!  Oct. 21st  (1st and 3rd Saturdays Fall through Spring) @ Shrimp Park

Octoberfest 2017 @ Vidanta Golf   Oct. 20th – 22nd

3rd Santa Claus Cornhole Tournament   Oct. 27th – 29th   Three days of tournaments! More info and/or to become a sponsor:  SantaClausClub@hotmail.com

Oct. 28th  Cholla Bay OffRoad Poker Run  – OBSC 

Oct. 28th –  12th Breast Cancer Walk – Caminata San Peregrino  departs 4:30 p.m. from Centro de Salud (Blvd. Juarez)

1 al 5 de noviembre: Día de Muertos –Altares y Catrinas- 2017. En el Mercado de Artesanías, Calle 32, Camino Viejo a La Cholla    Catrina contest, altars, and more  Nov. 4th & 5th

3 de noviembre    La Novia del Rancho @ EXPO Centro de Convenciones  8 p.m.  350 pesos

Nov 4th   Funkalicious Beach Volleyball    Rocky Point #18

17th Annual Rocky Point Rally!  November 9 – 12, 2017!

D-Backs Charity Golf Tournament @ The Links  Nov. 17th & 18th

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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