Under a full moon! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown

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We are well into October’s activities in Puerto Peñasco! Shrimp boats are making their way back and forth into the harbor as the season marches on, road work around town is advancing, and it’s time to once again rundown the weekend!

Oct. 18

Sandra & Tom O'Hare of Rocky Point Times Photo: Karen Aldridge (Rocky Point Calendar)

Sandra & Tom O’Hare of Rocky Point Times
Photo: Karen Aldridge (Rocky Point Calendar)

El Golfo Run – Today marks the beginning of the biannual Rocky Point Times El Golfo Run. A notable absence from this Fall run will be long-time Rocky Point promoter and aficionado, and Rocky Point Times editor Tom O’Hare who passed away in September. But, the Run must go on!  Golfo Runners will make their way on 4x4s, over the sands, to El Golfo de Santa Clara before returning to the area on Sunday, the 20th where there will be a TOAST to TOM party at Tom’s Ranchito around 2 p.m. Sandy says the Toast is for all Tom’s fans and friends!

Octoberfest – The Peninsula Golf course at Mayan Palace is in full swing for their annual Octoberfest Challenge. To see if there are any last foursome spots check   golfpuertopenasco@grupovidanta.com  638 383 0443

Wine Tasting – El Tapeo is at it again, offering their 3rd Wine Tasting experience as a way to sample the marvelous flavors coming from Baja California Norte. This 3rd tasting features wines from Vinos ATP from the Valle de San Antonio de las Minas, Baja California Norte. Reservations recommended  380 5017  Seatings tonight at 5:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

Image courtesy of Memuco

Image courtesy of Memuco

MEMUCO! Rise against Extinction  8 p.m.  Casa de la Playa, Calle los Patos, Section 7 in Las Conchas   Presenting his artwork for the first time in Mexico – and the first time he’s done a solo show in Puerto Peñasco – internationally acclaimed and Puerto Peñasco native Memuco will surely fascinate all with an interest in art and the environment with his spectacular evening show under the full moon.

Oct. 19th

Mermaid’s Market – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Speaking of art, the Mermaid’s Arts Market is back for its 2013-2014 season at Shrimp Park!  Markets are every first and third Saturday of the month, with dates scheduled from now through next Spring.

Expo Commercial  5 p.m.  Malecon – Following the Mermaid’s Market, many of the same artists will make their way to participate in the Expo Commercial of the Office for Community Attention. Take in an evening of art, and surely a magnificent sunset, while strolling through the Plaza de los Gobernadores in the Malecon.

OBSC – Octoberfiesta   The Old Boys Social Club in Cholla Bay kicks off their season of activities with an ode to Octoberfest. 6 p.m.  Members $10 / Guests $15

Oct. 20

Wrap up the weekend with a music performance by the Puerto Peñasco Music Academy  4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Plaza la Madre.  Music Academy performances, entitled “La cultura en manos de la gente” (Culture in hands of the people), are also part of the Academy’s efforts to raise funds for their growing collection of instruments.

Coming up:

Oct. 22 – Cinemartes  (Free international mini ‘film-fest’) every Tuesday 8:30 p.m. at Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port (across from Thrifty)

Mudrun2013-RevisedOct. 26 – Get ready to get dirrrty at the Rocky Point Speedway’s Mud Run (near the Reef) http://www.dirtybeachmudrun.com/   Pre registration Friday, Oct. 25 @ Playa Bonita 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.   More info: https://www.facebook.com/DirtyBeachMudRun

Oct. 26 – 8th Annual Cancer Walk presented by Grupo San Peregrino  4 p.m. – 8 p.m.   Join the march against cancer. Walk begins at the Centro de Salud, near the corner of Blvd. Juarez and Ave. Simon Morua, continuing along Blvd. Juarez and ending at the Plaza de los Gobernadores in the Malecon.  T-shirts and luminarias will be for sale for 100 pesos.

Oct. 26 – Caribbean Night @ Pink Cadillac in the Mirador with the steel drums of Alfonzo starting at 5 p.m.

November

Nov. 2ndOuttaTownProductions and Hard Driven present Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) themed beach volleyball tournament providing fours and twos for all levels! Plus, they’ll be hosting a Day of the Dead DANCE PARTY at Playa Bonita, open to all!

Nov. 2nd  Mermaid’s (Arts) Market

Nov. 2nd   Day of the Dead Altar Contest and procession to the docks – 6 p.m. starting at Casa de la Cultura (across from City Hall)

Nov. 4th – Fall Fashion Show – featuring winners from the Altered Ropa clothing challenge!  Baja Cantina & Hotel  1 p.m.

Rocky_Point-Rally-2012-_- (26)Nov. 7th – 10th   13th Annual Rocky Point Rally!!!  Calendar of Events   and on Facebook at:  Rocky Point Rally.com

Nov. 9thFunkalicious Volleyball hits the beaches of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort for # X!

Nov. 9th  Fall Fiesta at CEDO!  Auction – Music – Friends – Fun – Fiesta!  5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Nov. 16th  Mermaid’s (Arts) Market

Nov. 20th Mexican Day of the Revolution (Monday, Nov. 18th is a bank holiday)

Nov. 23rd   Fundraiser Fest & Salsa “cook-off” in Shrimp Plaza – fundraising for El Buen Samaritano Church located in the neighborhood of San Rafael.

Nov 30th  –  Patti Springer Art in the Park in Las Conchas!!  11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The traditional Black & White Ball of the DIF will also be end of November. Place and time to be confirmed.

December

7th & 21st – Mermaid’s Arts Market at Shrimp Park

January

Chili Cook-off (MLK weekend near Playa de Oro RV)

RCPM’s January Jam!  Jan. 24th & 25th

February

Taste of Peñasco – Feb. 15th

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.

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