¡VIVA! Rocky Point “GRITO” Weekend Rundown!

las palomas sponsor bannerOur VIVA rundown sponsored by Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort

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:fiesta-mexicana-kika

Independence Day w/ Kika Edgar @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort

Sept. 15th  ¡VIVA!  “El Grito” Independence Day celebrations – traditional festivities in front of City Hall all evening starting @ 7 p.m.

sept-independenciaSeptember 15th program* (subject to changes)

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.:  Program put on by the Casa de la Cultura and EIAA (Fine Arts Initation Program)

  • Theater “Quién mató a Rosita Alvárez” by Randy Vega
  • Juan Palomas (finalist from The Voice Mexico)
  • Danza Folklorica with Rosa Maria Briseño

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

chevefest IISept. 17th  Chevefest II – 2nd Beer Fest @ El Tapeo (Laos Mar Best Western)

Sept. 30th – Oct. 1  Moonbase @ Boo Bar 8 pm – 11 pm



WEEKLY

Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program  “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM  from 11 am – 12 pm   Los 40 Puerto Peñasco  

TUESDAYS

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

THURSDAYS

  • 4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita
  • Agua de Coco – ¡a bailar salsa! – this month at La Cantina (next to the beach at Sonoran Sky)  8 – 11 p.m.
  • Karaoke night @ Beach Bum on the malecón  Thursdays starting @ 8 p.m.

FRIDAYS!

  • Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas  2 p.m.* (*time may vary)  Info: ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

SATURDAYS

  • Saturdays – Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO
  • SALSA SATURDAYS @ Southside Jillz  starting late… 11 pm – 2 am!

Get out on the water!

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, 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

cedoAdventure 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.mx

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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




October

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.

2016-NA-Hobie-1618-posterOct 8th & 9thHobie Cat Rocky Point Challenge

pirate-boat-tauOct. 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:  rockypointtimes@yahoo.com

oct-paddle-board-laguna-del-marOct 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: darrendodd77@msn.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:  santaclausclub@hotmail.com  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

cornhole-santa claus club (2)Oct. 22ndOver the Line Softball   First game at 9 a.m.  Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info:  santaclausclub@hotmail.com  or  (602) 840-1528

Oct. 22ndDirty 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:  santaclausclub@hotmail.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: chollamidget@gmail.com   Oct. 31st  – Meet up @ Club House to give out candy!

November

CPTM-rally2016-Poster atardecerNov. 3rd – 6th  Desert Fly Casters November Outing – Arizona Angling Club   Info:  desertflycasters@gmail.com

Nov. 5th   Race Car Experience  11 a.m. – 3 p.m. @ Rocky Point Speedway (near Wrecked)

16th Annual Rocky Point Rally! Nov. 10th – 13th  REGISTRATION OPEN ONLINE! REGISTER HERE

Nov. 16th  Fashion Fiesta …and shopping spree!  Presented by:  SweetNaomi ReCreations   2 p.m.    Info:  mexiconaomi@gmail.com

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: chollamidget@gmail.com

Nov. 24th – 25th  Garage Sale @ JJ’s Cantina followed by Auction on Nov. 26th  Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info:  santaclausclub@hotmail.com  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)

December

Dec. 10th – CBSC Christmas party & Light Parade More info on upcoming CBSC events 2016-17  contact Billie Crumbley: chollamidget@gmail.com

January 2017!

Ruta del Globo Sonora – Hot Air Balloon Festival   Jan. 27th – 29th   Stay tuned for updates:  Ruta del Globo Sonora  

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