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December 9, 2019

Gobble Gobble! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

boobar-black-moods-620x155 Gobble Gobble! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!Sponsored this week by Boo Bar – featuring The Black Moods turkeys this Thanksgiving !

Get ready to bundle up at the beach this weekend!  At our home, we managed to get the turkey and stuffing from CS, rolls and appetizers from Sam’s, fresh Sonora asparagus and dates, cranberries and black olives delivered by family, and apples ready for pie-makings. To my astonishment, Sam’s had flat run out of potatoes yesterday, but the bodega next door stepped up so our Thanksgiving will be complete.  Yet, there are so many spots around town serving Thanksgiving brunches, lunches, and dinners this year, it’s tempting to just treat your turkeys and yourself to having someone else cook (reservations encouraged)!  Whether you’re dining at home or out, Happy Thanksgiving celebration to you and yours.  Let’s run down the weekend (and keep the umbrellas handy – gasp)!

Nov 28th  Thanksgiving!

*Check with your favorite eatery for traditional Thanksgiving dinners*  (Reservations highly encouraged – required at some spots – check our Thanksgiving 2019 list for ideas:  …..)

Thanksgiving weekend  

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Nov. 29th / 30th The Black Moods @ Boo Bar Tickets go on sale Thanksgiving Day @ BooBar  $20 US per night

Nov. 29th – 30th  Rose Colored Eyes @ Banditos  7:30 pm

Nov 29th – Dec 1st   Rally Peñasco Team 2019   Info at ststurismo@sierratours.com.mx   638 388 7316

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Nov 29th  Black Friday Fashion Show and Sale @ Plaza Fabiola’s –  the day after Thanksgiving.  Doors open for drinks & appetizers at 1:30 pm, with the Fashion Show starting at 3:30.   Calle 32  “curios Rodeo Drive”

Friday Seashell Museum  10 am – 5 pm

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Nov. 29th  Atelier Gallery & Art Studio  Painting & Photography Expo  featuring Julieta Olalde / Mario Perez / Socorro Gonzalez  5 p.m.  w/music by “Sin Pasaporte”    Plaza Norte #129  Blvd. Las Conchas

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Nov. 30th   12th Annual “Patti Springer” Art in the Park  @ Fiesta Park in Las Conchas  11 am – 4 pm

Nov. 30th   Thanksgiving Golf Tournament   Costa Divina @ Islas del Mar  Registration 7:30 a.m.  Tee-off 9 a.m.

Nov. 29th  Thanksgiving (continues) dinner specials @ The Crane at Islas del Mar  5 pm – 9 pm

Nov. 29th – Dec 1st  Thanksgiving Weekend brunch @ Cielito Lindo at Sonoran Sky  8 am – 12 pm

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Nov. 30th  Mark Mulligan @ The Satisfied Frog  4 pm & 7 pm  Reservations strongly recommended (limited space)  FrogReservations@gmail.com  $10 US

Nov. 30th   Malecon Bar Poker Walk in the Old Port “Balls & Dolls” Toy  Drive –  Sign up @ Tekila Bar between 3 pm – 4 pm

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Nov. 30th  NovemBeer Festival @ El Tapeo 6:30 pm   100 pesos (includes 3 individual tasting tickets)

Nov. 30th  Sin Pasaporte – live music @ La Cantina at Sonoran Sky   5 pm

Nov. 30th  Devotional – the Depeche Mode experience @ Coco Rock

December

Dec 1st – 11th  Guadalupana Processions (leading up to Day of the Virgin Guadalupe) nightly starting approx 4:30 pm

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Dec 1st   Holiday Bazaar – Municipal Youth Institute  5 pm – 9 pm “Bazaar Detox”

Dec 4th    Paint & Sip  Wednesdays @ Duke’s  12 pm – 2 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

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Mermaid’s Arts Market   Dec. 7th & 21st @ Shrimp Park

Dec. 7th   Cholla Bay Christmas Light parade  7 pm

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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 nogalesacs@state.gov.

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

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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. 21st    Balls & Dolls gift distribution – contact Tekila Bar / Manny’s / Shark Bite for more info

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Dec 22nd –  La Pastorela tradicional (por parte de Susy Mazón y artistas locales)

Dec 31st   New Year’s Eve fiestas across town!

¡2020!

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

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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, tcfpriv@cox.net, Sunny Fichtl 520-459-2081 sunnyf@cox.net

Sea escapades!

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Del Mar Charters  – 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

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

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!

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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

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)

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*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: 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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