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The summer weather is sneaking up on us in Puerto Peñasco, though humidity remains at bay and evenings are absolutely marvelous! We even hear there’s a “cold” front expected to come through in another week or so before things start to heat up. This means the water temperatures are great, golf courses are green, sunrises are early and sunsets stretch out beyond 7 p.m. across the Sea of Cortes. Let’s get to the weekend rundown!
Uniting Nations Cup – May 17th – 19th
For a third year in a row, amateur golfers from the U.S. and Mexico will meet up on the pristine Jack Nicklaus design Peninsula course at Mayan Palace for a friendly though intense competition to see which country is set to take home the UNC this year. The U.S. team was crowned UNC champions in 2011, followed by a rousing come back by the Mexican team in 2012. Who will the 2013 Champions be?
On Thursday, May 16th, the Tiburones wrap up a series against Caborca and follow this up with a home game series against Cananea! Check the schedule!
Ah yes, the Circo Norteamericano is in town with functions starting tonight, May 16th and running for 5 days. Look for the tents along Blvd. Juarez at the stoplight by the Police Station.
What began with a flurry of mermaid artists at Plaza del Camarón in the Fall of 2012 will wrap up its first “Arts Season” this Saturday at the place where it all began. Some of the fantastic options to see at the Mermaid’s Market include glass jewelry, stunning photography, recreated/upcycled clothing, candles, chocolate, often there’s also hand-roasted coffee, hand-crafts from the Manos de Dios women’s group of the San Rafael Community Center, ironwork, creative landscaping ideas made from recycled tires, and more! We hear you can even get your picture taken as a mermaid this weekend! Be sure to stop by and say hello to all the mermaids….they’ll be back in the Fall!
Tequila 125 – May 18th
The Southern Arizona Desert Racing (SADR) 2013 series returns with the Tequila 125, which will race off into the desert on Saturday from the main/finish line area located at Sandy Beach behind the Sonoran Sun hotel. On Saturday, bikes and ATV’s will stage at 6:00 AM and parade to the starting line at 6:20 AM with the 1st bike off at 7:00 AM. For any questions regarding the M/C and ATV classes please contact Kyle with AZOP at 623-363-9665. Cars and trucks stage at 9:15 AM, the parade begins at 9:40 AM. Cars and trucks will arrive at the starting line at 10:00, everyone will then get 15 – 20 minutes for local media coverage, team photos and a fuel splash. First car off at 10:30 AM. The main pit closes at 3:00 P.M and the race is officially over at 4:00 P.M Award ceremony will be at JJ”s Cantina in Cholla Bay, at 9:00 p.m following the race.
Boxing Night! May 18th 7:30 p.m.
The Municipal Gym will be the site for a night of boxing, including the middle-weight women’s championship bout. Plus, Puerto Peñasco’s own Flyweight Double World Champion “El Gallo” will be on hand for pictures and autographs!
May 24 – 26 Cholla Bay Sportsmens’ Club Fishing Derby final phase plus Fish Fry on May 26th!
May 25th Sonoran Resorts Casino Night Charity Event – Sonoran Sky! 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. Get your chips ALL IN for this one!
May 27th – Winner to be announced for the Rocky Point 360 Pix for Tix competition on Facebook. Winner will get 2 general admission tickets to this year’s Circus Mexicus XXII Saturday Night concert!!
June 1st Día de la Marina, JJ’s Cantina Chili cook-off
June 4th – Rocky Point 360 presents an amazing evening of music with Cuernavaca/Mexico City artist Alfonso Maya and special guests! Barra Vieja in the MIRADOR!! 6 p.m. Cooperación 100 pesos Tickets available now at the offices of Rocky Point 360 (Plaza Freemont across from Bancomer bank, close to immigration) or reserve yours with Sami at: email@example.com
June 6th – Acoustic Carpet along with Richard Scott & Friends to play a fundraiser Summer Concert at Las Conchas. 6:30 p.m. Las Conchas Fiesta Park – Tickets $5.00 US Bring your own drinks, chairs, and if you like snacks. For more information contact Lori Ramirez 382-0139
June 14th – 16th Loco for Fishing – 6th Annual Deep Sea Fishing Tournament! June 14th – 16th
Coming July 20th Rubber Ducky Race Community Center fundraiser! RUBBER DUCKY RACE to benefit La Esperanza para Nueva Vida! 7/20/13 @ 5pm-6:30pm on the beach between Sonoran Sea & Spa. Sponsor a duck for $5 US 1500 ducks just waiting to launch!
Upcoming events? Check out our Event Calendar! If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org Office: 638-383-1804 (Hours Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. / Plaza Fremont on Blvd. Juarez), cell: 638 380 8849, or from the US: 480-282-4226 For weekend rundown announcements, please get them to us at least by Monday-ish of that week…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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