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City streets have been decorated in red, white, and green for weeks! It’s time to celebrate Mexican Independence Day with the traditional “Grito” festivities surrounding City Hall on the evening of the 15th. Note: Independence Day is Sept. 16th so LONG WEEKEND! Don’t forget this weekend is also the 2nd Beer Fest (Chevefest) over near El Tapeo….so, let’s get to it and run down what’s up in town:
Sept. 15th ¡VIVA! “El Grito” Independence Day celebrations – traditional festivities in front of City Hall all evening starting @ 7 p.m.
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Program put on by the Casa de la Cultura and EIAA (Fine Arts Initation Program)
8 p.m – 10:30 p.m. Concerts: Fernando Solis, Juan Reyes, Cesar Castelo, Grupo Norte and “waxed pole” contests during intermissions
10:30 p.m. Horse ride from Bancomer to City Hall to the official ceremony
11 p.m. Mayor commemorates the Grito de Dolores
11:30 Traditional burning of decorative castle + Fireworks
Sept. 16th Mexican Independence Day (BANK HOLIDAY)
Sept. 17th Mexican Fiesta @ Laguna Shores 2 pm – 7 pm $10 US
Sept. 30th – Oct. 1 Moonbase @ Boo Bar 8 pm – 11 pm
Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM from 11 am – 12 pm Los 40 Puerto Peñasco
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
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!
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; email@example.com
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
Tekila Bar turns 1! Sept 30th – Oct 2nd Live music all weekend!
Oct. 8th – Pool Party w/The Black Moods on the beach in front of Sonoran Sky 2 pm – 4 pm
Oct. 8th – Mark Mulligan @ Pink Cadillac 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 8th – Rock @ Sea! FUNdraiser on the El Rey del Mar Pirate Boat by the Peñasco Tourism Assistance Advisory Committee. Live Music by Something like Seduction. Contact Mark for more info: From US: 602-324-9529 In Mexico: 638-383-4963 or Email: RockyPoint@myway. com
Oct. 9th – The Black Moods @ Banditos 9 p.m.
Oct. 10th – 14th – 2016 Hobie 16/18 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP
Oct. 13th – 16th International Cervantino Festival – Peñasco site
Oct. 14th – 16th 41st Biannual Rocky Point Times El Golfo 4×4 Run Info and to reserve: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct 15th – Race Car Experience @ Rocky Point Speedway near Wrecked (11 am – 3 pm) [Check our Events Calendar for upcoming dates through end of year, plus reservations for thrills accepted for December] Info: email@example.com
Oct. 15th – Golf, Paddle Board & Kayak Races Charity Event @ Laguna del Mar 9:30 am registration for all events
Oct. 15th – JJ’s One Club Open Golf Tournament in Cholla Bay. Sign up for early tee times @ JJ’s Cantina. Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 840-1528
Oct. 21st – 23 Angler of the Year Phase II (JJ’s Cantina)
Oct. 21st – 23rd Oktoberfest Golf Tourney @ Vidanta (Mayan Palace) Contact AGA office for info: 602 944 3035
Oct. 22nd – Dirty Beach Mud Run @ Rocky Point Speedway
Oct. 22nd – The Black Moods @ Banditos 9 p.m.
Oct. 28th – 30th – Corn Hole tourney @ JJ’s Cantina Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info: email@example.com or (602) 840-1528
Oct. 29th – Brews & Brushes 2 pm – 4 pm @ Colin’s Cantina inside Princesa de Peñasco Check event calendar for link to event site and organizer email to reserve spot.
Oct. 29th – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club (CBSC) Halloweenie Roast & Potluck dinner More info on upcoming CBSC events 2016-17 contact Billie Crumbley: firstname.lastname@example.org Oct. 31st – Meet up @ Club House to give out candy!
Nov. 3rd – 6th Desert Fly Casters November Outing – Arizona Angling Club Info: email@example.com
Nov. 5th Race Car Experience 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. @ Rocky Point Speedway (near Wrecked)
Nov. 16th Fashion Fiesta …and shopping spree! Presented by: SweetNaomi ReCreations 2 p.m. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 19th Race Car Experience 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. @ Rocky Point Speedway (near Wrecked)
Nov. 24th – CBSC Thanksgiving potluck More info on upcoming CBSC events 2016-17 contact Billie Crumbley: email@example.com
Nov. 24th – 25th Garage Sale @ JJ’s Cantina followed by Auction on Nov. 26th Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 840-1528
Nov. 25th – Chamber of Commerce – “Si en Peñasco compramos, todos ganamos” – Buy locally & we all benefit event! In front of CANACO (east side of Shrimp Park)
Nov. 26th Race Car Experience 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. @ Rocky Point Speedway (near Wrecked)
Nov. 26th – Traditional annual DIF Black & White Ball (Baile Blanco y Negro)
Dec. 10th – CBSC Christmas party & Light Parade More info on upcoming CBSC events 2016-17 contact Billie Crumbley: email@example.com
Ruta del Globo Sonora – Hot Air Balloon Festival Jan. 27th – 29th Stay tuned for updates: Ruta del Globo Sonora
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