Weekend Rundown 9/28 – 9/30

Happy World Tourism Day Sept. 27th! Come on down and “turistear”!

At the beginning of the week, many curious eyes looked out into the Pacific Ocean and wondered about Miriam, or rather the Hurricane, now Tropical Depression, Miriam. While at one point we could have had partly cloudy skies in Rocky Point over the weekend, with a 20% chance of precipitation, this has turned to a forecast of clear, clear, clear, and clear as we round out September and head into October! (www.wunderground.com)  Plus, the bridge in Sonoyta has 2 lanes open to traffic!

We are glad to see the opening of a number of new spots, including Mexico Beach Bum in the Malecón (formerly Lapa Lapa and l’il Wrecked) and a new Wrecked across from Peñasco del Sol (formerly Sunset Cantina). Plus, many local restaurants that had been closed for the summer will be opening their doors come Oct. 1st and we can’t wait!! Did you hear that Regina’s Restaurant is also having a re-opening, in a new spot over on Blvd. Josefa Ortiz (look for the large palapa near Newland school). We have a confession to make at RockyPoint360, and that is we haven’t been able to keep up with all the restaurant news in town so we are currently working to update our Drink & Dine info – suggestions and recommendations welcome!

Looking at some of the activities for this weekend:

This weekend – Music! Dance! This week’s top choice Salsa dancing with Agua de Coco on Saturdays at Caribbean Bay in the Malecon. (Sorry, we have been informed Salsa days at Elixir on Fridays are no longer [at least for now]).  Look for RiBand as well at The Lighthouse on both Friday and Saturday nights, or head up the stairs to La Cava (just above The Lighthouse) and enjoy both the views and melodies.

This Saturday, 6:30 a.m. – yeah, I said it…6:30 on a Saturday morning…. Head out to JJ’s Cantina and their biannual 1 Club Open through the 18 hole sea bottom course winding around the bay. 1 Club connoisseurs tell us to plan for 4 hours of fun – and the weather should be perfect! Registration $10 US at JJ’s (balls, tees, course map, and club included…if you take your own club, expect scuffling – though, as JJ’s reminds us, “No Sniveling”)

Also on Saturday, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. the Bully & PitDeporte Tuning Car Show over by Peñasco del Sol will combine the muscular athletic frames of bully dogs and pitbulls along with the polish, art, and energy of lowriders and tuning cars. With judges and competitors coming in from different parts of the U.S. Southwest, and Mexico’s Northwest, as well as Hawaii, it promises to be a quite a show.  Spectators : 40 pesos /person  and 20 pesos for children up to 8.

Looking for our Weekly Activities? You may have noticed we took these off our Upcoming Events calendar, and moved them over to their own page – so, be sure to check that out for weekly darts, horse shoes, and times for Natural History talks at CEDO, etc.  Plus, tell us about your weekly event so we can add it to the list for the community!

Looking ahead

Oct. 2nd & 3rd: Grand Baseball event with games at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. both days  Tickets are now on sale around town – check at the Red Cross!

**Harley Bike Raffle @ Latitude 31 has been changed to Nov. 10**  $25 US tickets available at Latitude 31 and ProAlliance Insurance.

Oct. 6th: InSANDity beach challenge, Funkalicious Volleyball, 4th Jazz & Art Festival, Angler of the Year Phase III (JJ’s), 1st Pacific Light 4 man scramble @ The Links, Back to the Beach fundraiser dinner @ La Cocina de Ramón (in town) for the Las Conchas Community Relations Committee

Oct. 10th: Deadline for submissions to Sonoran Resorts Writing Contest for Best Job in the World!

Oct. 12th: Jason Boots & Black Carl at JJ’s Cantina, Mark Mulligan in the Old Port (at the new Mexico Beach Bum joint)

Oct. 13th: Roger Clyne & PH Naffah – plus Black Carl – at Wrecked

Oct. 13th & 14th: The Arizona Multihull Fleet 24, along with the Tucson catamaran sailing fleet, will be holding their Rocky Point Challenge – Departure by Playa Bonita RV Park.

Oct. 20th: Over the Line Softball

Oct. 27th: Dirty Beach Mud Run (Sneak peek)

Oct. 27th & 28th: 34th Bi-Annual 4×4 El Golfo Run (Rocky Point Times) Email Alicia at rockypointtimes@yahoo.com or phone (011-52-638) 383-6325 or VOIP (480) 463-6255 (480) 463-6255 or (480) 463-6255 (480) 463-6255, to get your name on the list.

**12th Rocky Point Rally November 8th – 11th, 2012!!**

**Mystic Arts of Tibet Nov. 15th – 18th**

**Traditional Black & White Ball – DIF Fundraiser  Nov. 24**

**Patty Springer Art in the Park – Las Conchas Nov. 24th**

**First Annual Boomer Fest May 1 – 5, 2013!!**

Upcoming events? Check out our Event Calendar! If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at info@rockypoint360.com 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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