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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.
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 1st – Theater: 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)
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
@ 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
@ Southside Jillz – BBQ night 5 p.m. Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm
EcoFun Rentals – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours www.ecofunrentals.com
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! email@example.com www.penascorecreation.com
Rocky Point Divers – Scuba & Snorkeling Gear, rentals, certification classes, and all that jazz!
SUPing the Sea Paddleboard rentals and lessons Call 480-465-6691
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.
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
8 p.m./8:30 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair
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 email@example.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.
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
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
D-Backs Charity Golf Tournament @ The Links Nov. 17th & 18th
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