¡Viva! 5 de mayo Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

beach-bumThis weekend rundown sponsored by Beach Bum on the malecón – See you at the races on Saturday!

5 de mayo!  Curiously, a holiday that seems to be celebrated more in the U.S. than in most of Mexico, and not to be confused with Mexico’s Independence Day (which is September 16). 5 de mayo actually heralds the day the Mexican army defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla de Zaragoza in 1862 ¡VIVA!  Not one to shy away from a good fiesta, tequila, and mariachi, let’s celebrate the 1862 Battle of Puebla and head into the weekend in Rocky Point!  Plus, don’t forget the Red Cross Annual Collection runs through May 7th.  Happy Mother’s Day!

¡5 de mayo!

heber-vania-5mayo6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Local musicians Heber & Vania will be putting on a free concert in Plaza la Madre (next to baseball stadium)

9 pm  The Summer @ Banditos

Late night – SALSA @ Pikaros on the way to the Mirador w/Agua de Cocomay 3 dl boo

May 6

DL Marble & the Outlaw Seahorses @ BooBar  8 p.m.

The Hourglass Cats @ Banditos 9 p.m.

Tiburones baseball!  Upcoming home games:  May 6th – 8th vs. Mexicali  May 17th – 19th vs. San Luis  Game times around 7:30 p.m.  Bleachers 40 pesos / Seats 60 pesos

hijos-mauricioHijos de Mauricio @ Beach Bum   Salsa Fridays & Rock Saturdays from 9 p.m. to midnight!

May 7

Race Car Experience!  Rocky Point Speedway    11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Drive or Ride Along!  (entrance near Wrecked / The Reef)

JJ’s Chili Cook-off event & Garage Sale (Santa Claus Club) @ JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay

Kentucky Derby Charity Event @ Beach Bum with prizes for the best hats, raffle prizes, and more! Event starts @ 1 p.m.  Race begins at 3:30 p.m. and then don’t miss music by Elvis Before Noon @ 4 p.m.   Info and raffle donations:  Contact Barb  rpbarbo@gmail.com

5 de mayo fiesta @ Chango’s @ 8 p.m.  Presale tickets $5 US / $8 US @ the door

8th Happy Mother’s Day (US)

8th – 28K Mountain Bike Race @ Laguna del Mar   Starting at 8 a.m.

8th – ¡Viva la Vida! Theater presentation (in Spanish) based on the life of Frida Kahlo.  5 p.m. & 8 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium  50 pesos (part of fundraising activities for the local Casa de la Cultura)

frida-alexis10 de mayo – ¡Feliz Día de las Madres!

Alexis Montoya concert 8 p.m. @ Municipal Auditorium  120 pesos (part of fundraising activities for the local Casa de la Cultura)

Coming up!

12th – 15th  CBSC 61st Annual Fishing Derby

13th – 15th  Las Palomas 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament @ The Links  Featuring music by Francisco Cespedes More than $24K in prizes!  Info and registration:  ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

13th – 14th – SandStorm 300 [Southern Arizona Desert Racing]

14th – 7 a.m.! Birdwatching at the Visitors Center of the Pinacate in honor of World Migratory Bird Day

14th – The Black Moods @ BanditosOBSC poker run 102

20th & 21st – Darkness Dear Boy 8 p.m. @ BooBar

21st OBSC 5th Off Road Poker Run

21st – Race Car Experience!  Rocky Point Speedway    11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Drive or Ride Along!  (entrance near Wrecked / The Reef)

U.S. MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

26th – 29th – CBSC 61st Annual Fishing Derby & final awards Fish Fry

27th – June 5th    Marina Fest – celebrating Puerto Peñasco’s sea side community!

27th thru 29th – DL Marble @ BooBar

28th – Mermaids Arts Market @ Sonoran Spa Lobby

28th – Mark Mulligan @ Caribbean Parrot    www.markmulligan.net

30th – Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction fundraiser @ Latitude 31   8 am – 11 a.m.   Proceeds for Esperanza para Nueva Vida Community Center and Equinoterapia (Horse Therapy program for children with disabilities)

June

circus2016June 3rd – 5th – Rocky Point Times 40th El Golfo Run   Info and to reserve a spot:  rockypointtimes@yahoo.com

June 9th – 12th – Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers CIRCUS MEXICUS    www.circusmexicus.net

June 10th – DL Marble @ Tekila Bar 2 p.m.

June 11th – Over the Line Softball  (info at JJ’s Cantina)

June 17th – Trailer Queen @ BooBar

June 17th @ 8 p.m.  CIMA festival on the malecón  “The Lion King”

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CEDO Wet Feet Ocean Camp July 2nd – 6th (ages 10-14)

The Hourglass Cats  July 1st thru 3rd @ BooBar

Get out on the water!

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

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Oscar from Del Mar Charters

Eco Fun Rentals: ecofunrentals@gmail.com

About Time of Pacifica Charters with Captain Adolfo Perez – cel: 638 386 4345 www.pacificacharters.com   reservations@PacificaCharters.com  Facebook: Captain Adolfo Perez

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! mexicoruss@gmail.com www.penascorecreation.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!  CEDO’s WET FEET Ocean Camp coming in July!

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.mxCineMartes 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

2016-NA-Hobie-1618-posterOctober

Oct 8th & 9th – Hobie Cat Rocky Point Challenge

Oct. 10th – 14th – 2016 Hobie 16/18 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Festival Internacional Cervantino – Peñasco site (dates TBD)

Oct. 21st – 23 Angler of the Year Phase II (JJ’s Cantina)

Oct. 22nd – Over the Line Softball

rally 2016 LOGONovember

16th Annual Rocky Point Rally! Nov. 10th – 13th

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