Welcome 2014! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

giuseppis-sponsor-bannerBy Shandra Keesecker-Rivero

4-ene-ecofun 17Welcome 2014! Here we are, nearing the end of our first full week in the New Year! Whales have already been spotted off the coasts of Puerto Peñasco, providing an extra draw to our winter waters and a great reminder of the “world’s aquarium” just beyond our door. Be sure to check with local tour companies about upcoming trips out at sea! And now, it’s time once more to Rundown the Weekend, so let’s get to it:

Ya es hora para echarle un vistazo a los diferentes eventos programados en Puerto Peñasco! Es el momento de “Recorrer el Fin de Semana estilo puertopeñasquense”.  

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CEDO Environmental Movie Night – 7 p.m. / Cine en el CEDO (normalmente el primer jueves de cada mes)  CEDO Field Station in Las Conchas.  Good to jot this down in your calendar as CEDO offers a FREE film night every 1st Thursday of the month (yes, we know this is the 2nd Thursday…so it’s an exception).

David Aguilar in Concert  8 p.m.  Municipal Auditorium (across from City Hall)  60 pesos or 150 pesos VIP front-rows    Come out and enjoy an evening of guitar music with singer/songwriter David Aguilar as he begins to wrap up his “tour” sponsored in great part by Fondeadora (Mexico’s first “crowdfunding” platform).

Coming up – Próximamente

Jan. 14th  Uncommon Women on Common Ground  5:30 p.m. Beach Bum in Malecón  (Gatherings every 2nd Tuesday of the month in spots around town – socialize, learn about local information, charity fundraising)

Jan. 17th

chilli cook off 2013 8CHOPPS Chili Cook-off and Swap Meet  10 a.m.  Playa de Oro RV Park. Swap Meet fundraiser to go to Santa Claus Club.  Concurso de “chili” estilo Tex-Mex y gran venta de garage 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Playa de Oro RV Park.

Yard Sale – American Legion  – gran venta de patio  8 a.m. – 2 p.m.  en el Mirador

5th Annual Major League Coaches Clinic (press conference 6 p.m. at The Hut)

Jan. 18th

5th Annual Major League Coaches Clinic  Baseball clinics to be held throughout day at main baseball stadium next to Plaza la Madre (entrance to town)

CASI Chili Cook-off  10 a.m. Playa de Oro RV Park   Fundraising proceeds go to Escuela La Montaña  –  Concurso de “chili” estilo Tex-Mex presentado por la Sociedad Internacional de Apreciación de Chili (CASI)

6th Annual CBSC Golf Tournament   Torneo de Golf presentado por Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club    8:30 a.m. Laguna del Mar  $75 US

Mermaid’s Arts Market – Mercado de la Sirena (artesañías)  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Plaza del Camarón  (Mermaid’s Market scheduled every 1st and 3rd Saturday  October through May, subject to changes when other events take over the Plaza)  Se programa el Mercado de la Sirena cada 1er y 3er sábado del mes, de octubre a mayo (salvo cuando haya otros eventos programados en la Plaza)

2nd Annual Eddie Awards – Anual Presentación POR EL RECONOCIMIENTO AL DESEMPEÑO ARTISTICO 2013   6 p.m.  Terramar Restaurant   Nominations are open through Jan. 15 Nominations:  Nominations for artists accepted on the Facebook site Eddie Wharez® Diseños Casa y Jardín en Puerto Peñasco

Jan. 24th & 25th

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January Jam VII y más! Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers annual January trip through Puerto Peñasco along with concerts on Friday, Jan. 24th at The Hut (formerly Chango’s), the 2nd Annua Mexican Moonshine golf Classic, Jan. 25th at The Links at Las Palomas, and January Jam VII at JJ’s Cantina on Jan. 25th!  Tickets and info: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers 

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2do paseo ciclista familiar – 2nd Family Bike Ride gathering at Plaza la Madre at 9 a.m.

For your calendar

CINEMARTES – Tuesday nights are independent film nights presented by Cine Club Primera Toma, A.C. highlighting mostly films from international festivals. Held on the patio at Café Puerto Viejo Tostadores (across from Thrifty’s in the Old Port). Usually starts around 8 / 8:30 p.m.

CEDO NaturArte Tours – January tours: Pinacate Adventure (Jan. 13, Jan. 24), Discover the Tidepools (Jan. 15, Jan. 30, Jan. 31), San Jorge Island Tour and snorkeling (Jan. 17, 27), Exploring the Morua Estuary (Jan. 22). More information at CEDO Events Calendar http://www.cedointercultural.org/content/view/85/80/lang,en/

American Legion January Calendar

The American Legion Post MX 15 is located in the Mirador (below Juanes) and tells us they’ve got corn-hole tournaments every Monday at 2 p.m., plus a casserole challenge coming up (Jan. 22nd) along with a Yard Sale (Jan. 17th & 18th). Fundraising at the American Legion Post MX 15 helps them with food basket distribution activities. Stop by the post for a monthly calendar.

Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club

cbscActivities from the CBSC this Winter/Spring include:  Jan. 18th 6th Annual CBSC Golf Tournament, 50s Sock-Hop Feb. 1st, Casino Game Night March 1st 59th Annual Fishing Derby (March, April, and May), 7th Annual Horseshoe Tournament with pre-game day Fiesta (April 4th & 5th)

February:   Taste of Peñasco (Feb. 15th)

March:  Races on the beach (ATV / Bike / UTV (March 1st) AZ Spring Break! March Madness golf at Mayan Palace ….

April:     7th Annual Horseshoe Tournament – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club    International Day of Dance,  13 – 20 Semana Santa / Holy Week Celebrations,  ATMC Skate event (end of Semana Santa),   Rocky Point Triathlon at Las Palomas!

May:  Uniting Nations Golf Tournament, ….

June:  RCPM CIRCUS MEXICUS!!!!!!!!!!!!  Watch for details at www.circusmexicus.net

Looking for upcoming events in Rocky Point?  Check out our Event Calendar!   If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at info@rockypoint360.com   or cell:  638 380 8849, or from the US: 480-282-4226   For weekend rundown announcements, please get them to us one week in advance (preferably)…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.

Happy New Year!

This week’s Rundown sponsored by Giuseppi’s Espresso on Blvd. Freemont “A quaint coffee house that has blossomed into serving American-style breakfast, lunch, Italian fare and a Sunday breakfast buffet.” Closed Wednesdays. Now offering Italian fare Friday and Saturday evenings.

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