Welcome to May! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

This week sponsored by Southside Jillz – home of award winning BBQ!

May!  Yes, Mother’s Day is coming up – Día de las Madres – quite frankly probably one of the more venerated holidays of the year. Plus this May we’ve got concerts, fundraising activities, baseball, volleyball and fishing…and Circus Mexicus 2017 is right around the corner!  Let’s get ready, and run down the weekend!

Is there baseball this weekend?  Sorry, no – not this weekend, but coming up May 9th – 11th Tiburones de Puerto Peñasco vs. Rojos de Caborca  Weekend games 7:30 p.m. Check info and schedule:  Vamos Tiburones


May 4th   7 p.m.  Music with Jesse Gerardo @ La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky  (go for the sunset at Tiki and stay for the música at La Cantina with Jesse!  Plus, Thursdays are now mojito night at La Cantina!

May 5thCinco de Drinko @ BooBar  5 p.m.  No time to Siesta! Viva la Fiesta!  With special guests Sunset Voodoo / Something like Seduction / and a 7 pm fundraising performance by the Elegante School of Dance & Therapeutic Center.  Grab your best sombrero and celebrate 5 de mayo @ Boo Bar on the malecon

May 6th – 7th  Cinco de Mayo Hobie Cats regatta –Info:  bfeilaz@hotmail.com  Fleet 66 sponsors the Cinco de Mayo regetta the first weekend in May. The whole fleet works together to put on the event which includes two days of races, a dinner on Saturday night, and raffle prize drawings to help pay for the regatta expenses.

May 6thBooBar hosts Kentucky Derby fundraiser!  Starting around 1 p.m.  Saddle ‘up!  Grab your best hat and don’t miss out on the 2nd Annual Kentucky Derby afternoon of FUNdraising – with “horse” races around the patio, prizes for best hat, and don’t forget the mint juleps!  Proceeds for the Equine Therapy program  Los Corceles del Desierto de Sonora.

May 6th – Funkalicious Beach Volleyball   Rocky Point #17 @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort  Info:  Rocky Point #17

CANELO vs. CHAVEZ  May 6th!  Catch it at all of Peñasco’s fine watering holes!

Tekila Bar – Capone’s – Boo Bar – La Cantina – La Galeria – Duke’s – Banditos……

May 7th – 2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo BBQ Contest & Triathlon @ Southside Jillz! Remember Jillz took home the prize from this year’s Taste of Peñasco for their rockin’ BBQ so there may be some stiff competition.  Yeah,  it’s called the Cinco de Mayo fiesta but this one’s going down on el Siete de Mayo (May 7th)  starting at noon. Sign up your best BBQ beforehand at Southside Jillz (Calle 13).  YES, IT’S THE 7TH  (not the 5th)!!!



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

MONDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – Horseshoes 1 p.m.

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

THURSDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – Game Day starts around 1 p.m.

4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita

7 p.m.  Music with Jesse Gerardo @ La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky  (go for the sunset at Tiki and stay for the música with Jesse! Thursdays are now Mojito night at La Cantina!

Plus Thursdays is Paella & Salsa night @ El Tapeo Wine Bar!  One of the best nights in Rocky Point – starting around 9ish…


Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas 1 p.m.* (*time may vary) Info: ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

@ Southside Jillz  – 4 – 7 pm  Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos

Fridays & Saturdays  @La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky – 7 pm – 11 pm  English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson

Fridays & Saturdays @ Tekila Bar in the Old Port – Los Ponchos straight outta Hermosillo starting around 9ish upstairs!


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

Wine & Pizza @ La Galeria…bring along your favorite wine.  Saturdays @ La Galeria Restaurant & Bar (just before heading in Old Port) starting at noon.

Fridays & Saturdays  @La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky – 7 pm – 11 pm  English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson

Fridays & Saturdays @ Tekila Bar in the Old Port – Los Ponchos straight outta Hermosillo starting around 9ish upstairs!

SUNDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – BBQ night 5 p.m.  Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm

Coming up!

May 11th – 14th  CBSC Fishing Derby Phase 2   upcoming dates May 25th – 27th plus Fish Fry on & Awards on May 28th   More info:  Chuck Blair  US (602) 492 1781  MX (638) 113 3104  or Kelley Adams  US (480) 345 0623  MX  382 5111

May 12th – 14th  American Legion Yard Sale in the Mirador 9 am – 2 pm  plus May 14th Mother’s Day Potluck starting at 11 a.m. ($6 US without a dish)

May 12th & 13th  DL Marble @ BooBar  8 pm

May 14th – Mother’s Day in the U.S.

May 20th – Race Car Experience @ Rocky Point Speedway  11 am – 3 pm   Look for them near Wrecked at the Reef

May 27th – Mark Mulligan @ Pink Cadillac  – performing w/Mike Nash (lead singer of Southern Drawl Band)  6 p.m.  $5 US cover or reserve VIP tables $10 US at the Pink Cadillac

May 28th – Charity Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction @ Latitude 31  8 am – 12 pm  Proceeds for the Esperanza para Nueva Vida Community Center in Col. San Rafael

May 29th – American Legion US Memorial Day Commemoration  Gather at American Legion MX Post 15 in the Mirador  9:30 a.m.


RCPM Circus Mexicus 2017!  June 8th – 11th, 2017   Tickets now on sale! www.circusmexicus.net

DL Marble @ Wrecked in June:  June 8th 6pm, June 9th 5:30 pm, June 10th 7:30 pm all on the beach stage

Sunsets, fishing charters, tours, and….scuba diving!

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

EcoFun Rentals  – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours  www.ecofunrentals.com

Federico’s Charters – Fishing charters, parasailing, whale watching, Bird Island trips, 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

Rocky Point Divers – Scuba & Snorkeling Gear, rentals, certification classes, and all that jazz!

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! Info: www.cedo.org

Wet Feet Camp @ CEDO coming up July 6th – 10th

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;

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

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