Sponsored this week by the Mermaid’s Arts Market – every 1st & 3rd Saturday Oct-April
Thanksgiving – Black Friday – Cyber Monday – and Giving Tuesday have rushed by and sent us well into the holiday frenzy replete with posadas, processions, piñatas, and ponche! It’s hard to fathom Navidad is only three weeks away, with 2020 just around the corner!
If you missed out on Giving Tuesday, there are a number of holiday Toy and/or Food Drives to help out with for the holiday season. Let’s also get to it and run down the weekend!
Gift giving opportunities – Holiday Toy / Food drives
Dec 1st – 11th Guadalupana Processions (leading up to Day of the Virgin Guadalupe) nightly starting approx 4:30 pm from different parts of town, pilgrimage to Nuestra Sra. de Guadalupe church
Friday Seashell Museum 10 am – 5 pm
Dec. 6th – 7th Cholla 250 Southern Arizona Desert Racing
Dec 6th “Fundraising for Children” @ Infusión del Golfo at Laguna Shores 2 pm – 8 pm Three course dinner prepared by Chef Tony Acuña & Sous Chef Alberto Millán
Dec 6th “1928 Dinner Cub” Pairing dinner inspired by the traditional burger & craft beer! @ Peñasco del Sol $35 US Reservations: 638 116 0069
Mermaid’s Arts Market Dec. 7th & 21st @ Shrimp Park
Dec. 7th Cholla Bay Christmas Light parade 7 pm
Dec. 7th & 8th City light parade starting 6 pm from Shrimp Plaza – making its way along Blvd. Juarez and ending at Plaza a la Madre (next to baseball stadium)
Dec 7th Tributo a los grandes de México @ La Oficina de Manny’s Reserva: 638 380 6049
Dec. 8th 2nd Christmas Bazaar Navideño @ Quinta Ventura 11 am – 7 pm
Dec. 8th Horseracing “El Palo Verde” 12 pm – 6 pm
Dec. 10th Town Hall with US Consul General in Nogales 4 pm – 5 pm @ Playa Bonita The Town Hall will be hosted by U.S. Consul General in Nogales Virginia Staab. The American Citizen Services Chief and members of his staff will also be present. In addition, the American Citizen Services section is pleased to announce a Passport Fair between 3:00 and 4:00 at the same location on Tuesday, December 10, for U.S. citizens who would like to renew their U.S. passports or seek notarial services. All U.S. citizens who would like to schedule an appointment must send an email request to email@example.com.
Dec. 12th Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe (Mexico’s patron saint) Note: This is also bankers’ day and so all banks will be closed
Dec. 14th – 15th Grinchmas Festival 2019 @ Alkila 2 pm – 10 pm Stands available: 638 388 6927
Dec. 14th Christmas Tree contest & award ceremony. All trees must be made from recycled materials (entries open till Dec 12 at Casa de Cultura) 6 pm Casa de la Cultura (across from City Hall)
Dec 19th 10th Holiday Concert – Academia de Música de Puerto Peñasco 7 pm Municipal Auditorium (in front of City Hall)
Dec. 21st Balls & Dolls gift distribution – contact Tekila Bar / Manny’s / Shark Bite for more info
Dec 22nd – La Pastorela tradicional (por parte de Susy Mazón y artistas locales)
Dec 28th – 4th Art Walk in the Old Port 1 pm – 6 pm Open House – Includes work of artists from Puerto Peñasco and Tijuana
Dec 31st New Year’s Eve fiestas across town!
Mermaids Arts Market Jan 4th & 18th @ Shrimp Plaza 10 am – 3 pm
Jan. 11th 6th Annual Kings Day Toy Run Rocky Point Rally w/local motorcycle clubs Meet up on malecón at 11 a.m. – depart 12 p.m. to community distribution spot – Please bring unwrapped toys or drop these off in advance at Playa Bonita Resort
January Jam 2020 Jan. 17 – 19th 2020!
Jan. 18th – 28th Annual South of the Border Chili Cook-off @ Playa de Oro RV Park Info: Ted Fichtl 520249-3147, firstname.lastname@example.org, Sunny Fichtl 520-459-2081 email@example.com
Del Mar Charters – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054 www.delmarcharters.com firstname.lastname@example.org
EcoFun Rentals – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours www.ecofunrentals.com
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
Pirate Ship – visit Balboa’s on north side of marina 383-5490
Rocky Point Divers – Scuba & Snorkeling Gear, rentals, certification classes, and all that jazz! Office @ Del Mar Charters near sunset cruise dock
Adventure with CEDO
Tickets now available for March concert celebrating 40 years of CEDO activities!
CEDO offers FREE! Nature Talks that include a Tour of the CEDO Field Station twice a week in English and in Spanish. The English talks are Tuesday at 2PM and Saturday at 4PM. The Spanish talks are Tuesday at 4PM and Saturday at 2PM.
Schuk Toak Visitors Center of the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
*NOTE* Entry to the crater Reserve part of the Pinacate is temporarily closed – VISITORS CENTER IS OPEN
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
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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