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July 19, 2019

Hello, March! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

February’s frigid fervor is gone and temps are finally warming up, just in time for Carnaval along with Spring Break shenanigans.  Local cruise operators tell us whales can still be spotted relatively near Puerto Peñasco, though distances are getting a bit further out – so be sure to hop on a whale watching cruise as soon as you can before the season ends.  In the meantime, let’s run down the weekend and ¡VIVA Peñasco Carnaval!

This weekend!

…..pre-Spring Break!!!!

Feb. 28th  Noche Bohemia fundraiser for Casa Juarez (Casa de la Cultura) 7 pm – 10 pm

Feb. 28th  & March 1st  Josh Strickland of Bayou Bandits @ The Satisfied Frog  6 pm

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SPRING BREAK!

Spring Break  (ASU, U of A)  March 2nd – 10th    (NAU) March 18th – 22nd

2019 Viva Peñasco Carnaval!  March 1st – 3rd  Daily parades / Concerts, rides, and more in the Mirador all weekend!

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March 2nd  Mermaids Arts Market  10 am – 3 pm @ Shrimp Plaza

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Ice House Spring Break – March 1st – 24th ! (in the Mirador)  Every Fri – Sat – Sun  From 8 pm – 3 a.m.

Spring Break @ BooBar  March 2nd – 9th

Spring Break @ Peñasco del Sol Hotel   Pool Party on Weekends

Rocky Point Cup @ The Club golf course at Islas del Mar  10 a.m.   383-0032

March 2nd  – Tijuana Sound Side – Latin Oldies Band @ Tekila Bar    3 p.m.

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March 2nd & 16th    Ultimate Driving Experience @ Rocky Point Speedway (near the Reef)

March 3rd  Desert Dreams Car Show on the Malecon

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March 3rd – Family Day – cycling parade  9:30 a.m. starting from Plaza de la Madre

Coming up

8 de marzo – Teatro – Monólogos de la Vagina   6 pm  & 8 pm     120 pesos  Municipal Auditorium (across from City Hall)

March 8th  & 9th   Johnny Anonymous Live @ Wrecked  5:30 p.m.

March 9th   Art Expo  Yolanda Ulloa   7 p.m.  Municipal Art Gallery (GAM) in Old Port next to Plaza Colosio

March 14th – 16th   4th Annual UTV  Rally Rocky Point

March 14     “Entre Ellas”  Comedía  8 p.m.   Centro de Convenciones

March 15th & 16th  Spring Break Graffiti Art Expo 

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March 15th   Rocka Fest  5 p.m. on the Malecon

March 16th  The Purge Costume Party @ Tekila Bar

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March 16th  Mermaids Arts Market  10 am – 3 pm @ Shrimp Plaza

March 16th  Spring Celebration @ Laguna Shores  2 pm – 6 pm

March 16th   Photography meet up  4:45 p.m. @ SeaShell Museum

March 22nd – 24th   J Bad Live @ Wrecked

March 23rd   CBSC Horseshoe & Cornhole Tournament @ Cholla Bay Clubhouse

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March 22nd & 23rd   The Black Moods @ BooBar w/Sunset VooDoo  Limited tickets available!  www.theblackmoods.com

March 24th   Baseball in Rocky Point  Rockies vs. Estrellas  10:30 a.m. Francisco León Stadium

March 29th  Backroads @ Manny’s Beach Club

March 29th – 30th    Funkalicious Rocky Point 21  Beach Volleyball @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort  plus Sunday Funday!

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March 30th!  1st  Rotary Charity Golf Tournament   More than $40K US in prizes! Take part in the 1st Rotary Golf Charity Tournament of the Puerto Peñasco Rotary Club (CR Mar de Peñasco, AC) and enjoy a great weekend by the beach !  For more info, prizes, lodging discounts  check at:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2165691507044642/

WEEKLY

Friday Seashell Museum –  By Naomi Black of the Mermaid’s Market! 10 am to 5 pm 114 Ramon Figueroa Col. Lopez Portillo More info: mexiconaomi@gmail.com

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WEDNESDAYS Golf special at The Club (Islas del Mar),18 holes $36

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

4 pm – 6 pm  Gringo Bingo @ Colin’s Cantina at Princesa de Peñasco

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Jazz @ Mare Blu

9:30ish… SAAALSA! With Agua de Coco @ El Tapeo Wine Bar

FRIDAYS!

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

Avril y los Vatos Jazz Friday nights @ Citrón at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort 6 pm – 10 pm

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

Fridays & Saturdays @ Banditos featuring The Summer

Whale Watching Cruises / Fishing / Charters / SUP / Scuba Diving / Tours

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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!

SUPing the Sea Paddleboard rentals and lessons Call 480-465-6691

Adventure with CEDO

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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.

Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

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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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