Tasty! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Brought to us this week by Taste of Peñasco 2017!

Make sure your taste buds are ready for this Presidents’ Day Weekend in Rocky Point! That’s right, the Taste of Peñasco is back – this time over at Peñasco del Sol and offering a “People’s Choice” Salsa Category along with scrumptious dishes from area restaurants. Bring an appetite and prepare to dig in, no matter what the weather may do.  It’s another busy 3-day weekend in Rocky Point, so let’s get to it and see what’s up – starting tonight with the 11th Anniversary of local band RoJo playing at Tapeo!

February 2017

Feb. 15th – Help celebrate local band RoJo’s 11th Anniversary @ Tapeo. 50 pesos with all proceeds going to Casa Hogar home for the elderly.

February Race Car Experience 18th @ Rocky Point Speedway  11 am – 3 pm  Stop by or contact Darren for info:  darrendodd77@msn.com

Feb 17th – 19th   KAB theBand @ BooBar  starting @ 8 pm each night   www.kabtheband.com

Feb. 18th – Taste of Peñasco! Culinary & Cultural Festival  12 pm – 7 pm @ Peñasco del Sol.  Free entry, food/salsa judging tickets will be $1 US.  Dishes from area restaurants ranging in price from 1-3 tickets. Raffle prizes!  “People’s Choice” Salsa Competition!  Top area restaurants offering tastes of their best dishes, art, music, fun!  See you there, rain or shine!!  Proceeds for the Red Cross, 2 Fish Ministries, and Santa Claus Club.  Check their FB site for info: Taste of Peñasco

Feb. 18th – Brazilian Carnaval “All that Glam” in Cholla Bay.  5 pm parade from Cholla Bay Community Clubhouse   Dinner @ 6 p.m. Open to all!  $10 US OBSC members / $15 US for guests

Feb. 18th & 19th – The Black Moods w/Analog Outlaws @ Banditos  Saturday starting @ 8 pm, Sunday acoustic starting around 3 pm

Feb. 19th – Las Conchas President Weekend Yard Sale  11 am – 3 pm  For info, to donate, or reserve a spot:  382-0029  honlewis@hotmail.com

Feb. 20th – Jonny Rosch & Friends featuring Guitar legend Steve Cropper @ BooBar on the malecón  4 pm – 9 pm

Next weekend!

Feb. 24th – 26th   International Hot Air Balloon Festival  “Ruta del Globo”  @ Laguna del Mar   Tickets now available at:  Coffee Point (Blvd Benito Juarez), Seguros Portugal (Blvd. Fremont or Blvd. Juarez), and Puerto Viejo Café in the Old Port   Info: 638 383 1979

  • Friday & Saturday   6 am MAGIC SKY! Free Entry.
  • Friday & Saturday afternoon / General entry 40 pesos / Activities from 6 pm – 9 pm
  • Sunday  6 am  MAGIC SKY!  Free Entry

*Event subject to weather conditions  Info: 638.383.1979

Feb. 24th – 25th – Southern Arizona Desert Racing   Sandstorm 300  Info:  www.racesadr.com

Feb. 25th –  2nd Annual Red Carpet Gala fundraiser for Vida Joven (Young Life Mexico)   7 p.m. @ Peñasco EXPO Convention Center    Info and tickets:  redcarpetgala2017@gmail.com    Contact Reyna Molina: 638 105 8799   Sponsor a table of 10 for you, friends, or to invite people from the community! Every table equals 6 summer camp scholarships for Vida Joven youth.


Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM from 12 pm – 1 pm Los 40 Puerto Peñasco


Natural History Talk [English 2 pm] / Plática de Historia Natural [español 4 pm] @ CEDO


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


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


Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO

Whale watching, sunsets, fishing charters, and tours!

Photo: EcoFun 2017

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

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

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

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: pinacate@conanp.gob.mx; fgodinez@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


VIVA PEÑASCO 2017 CARNAVAL!  March 3rd – 5thParades, carnival rides, concerts, rodeo, and more!

Spring Break!  ASU  March 5 – 12, U of A  March 11-19, NAU  March 13 – 17


Charity Sock Hop @ Latitude 31 – March 5th

Off-Road & UTV Rally / AZOP Rocky Point Race – March 17th – 19th

South of the Border Festival – Southwern Drawl Band  March 30th – April 2nd

Pirate & Mermaids Arts Market   April 1st

CBSC Horseshoe & Cornhole Tournament – April 1st

Baseball is back! Tiburones de Puerto Peñasco  Season opener April 4th!

Semana Santa 2017 – April 9th – 17th

CBSC 2017 Fish Derby: Phase I  April 20-23, Phase II May 11-14, Phase III May 24-27 with fish fry on May 28th!

Coming back April 29th!  Soap Box Derby fundraiser for José Dávalos Valdivia Casa Hogar home for the elderly! Get your team and soap box ready now!  For more info, contact Santiago Ruiz at: 638 384 6166   Team entry: 500 pesos

2017 Rocky Point Triathlon! April 22nd! Info and registration: www.rockypointtri.com

2nd Santa Claus Club Cornhole Tournament April 29th  Info and early registration: John Fowler   602-840-1528   santaclausclub@hotmail.com

11th Anniversary Las Palomas Golf Tournament –  May 12th

Rocky Point Times Newspaper  El Golfo Run – May 12th – 14th  Info at: rockypointtimes@yahoo.com

RCPM Circus Mexicus 2017!  June 9th – 12th, 2017  www.circusmexicus.net

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

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