Sponsored this week by The Links at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort
Feel that? Moisture dripping down your back as you sip on a frosty beverage beachside, that’s August in Rocky Point. Ah yes, late summer humidity – love it or… love it – this also means we’re rounding out Summer in Puerto Peñasco, with school starting back up in about 2 weeks. So, let’s run down the weekend!
Aug. 10th – Upcycled (recycled) Costume Contest 10 a.m. @ Municipal Auditorium
60 USD Fee Registration
(include 2 rounds, cash prizes, taco bar on saturday 12th)
1st PLACE 50% Game Pot & The Links Wanamaker Cup
2nd PLACE 30% Game Pot
3rd PLACE 20% Game Pot
Take advantage of all the Golf special that The Links have available for August & September and enjoy!
check them out here!
August 12th – 1st Sandcastle Competition for Casa Hogar. Get your best sandcastle builders together (teams of 7) and be ready to build on the beach. Activities on Playa Hermosa (just east of Playa Bonita) Team registration 500 pesos For more info and to register, contact Santiago Ruiz (Casa Hogar Board President)
August 12th – Peñasco Racers Sand Drags @ Pista Los Patos Gates open 5 p.m. Races start approx 7 p.m.
School Supply Drives
- AIM Peñasco, A.C. – This local organization will be supporting more than 100 students this next school year . For more information, contact Kathleen Duncan and/or check out their Amazon Wish List Link to Amazon Acct: http://a.co/iuxNWt4
- ECO-Recycling Club – got any 2nd hand school supplies that are still in good condition (backpacks, notebooks with clean pages, pens, pencils, crayons, glue sticks, etc.)? Principal request: BACKPACKS! They can still be put into perfect use in putting together school packets for local kiddos. Drop off spot: Municipal Office on Ecology and Sustainable Development (entrance in back of City Hall) or w/Sami at the offices of RockyPoint360.com 638 380 8849
- Adopt a Classroom. Not even heart surgery could keep Barb O. down in her efforts to supply local schools with material. For more information on the Adopt-a-Classroom year round effort, please contact Barb (or Mark) O. email@example.com 638 114 2406.
European massage 1 hour $39 usd @ Sol y Mar Spa Contact info link (located inside Las Palmas Resort)
August 26th – Octubre 12 en Concierto! @ Peñasco Expo Convention Center Tickets 200 – 400 pesos Reserve tickets: 638 116 0628
August 30th – “El Cholo” Danza / Teatro / Cabaret @ Municipal Auditorium 7 p.m. 150 pesos
Labor Day Weekend!
- Sept 2 – Rocky Point Fight Night @ Peñasco Expo Convention Center
- Sept 2 – Fundraiser for community with Disabilities @ Satisfied Frog. Check list for donation needs
- The Black Moods @ Banditos over Labor Day Weekend!
- 42nd SCMA Three Flags Classic arrives Sept. 4th!
Sept. 16th! MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY! (traditional activities held evening of 15th in front of City Hall)
September 30th – DIF Annual Black & White Ball. What has been usually a November event for the local Office on Integral Family Development (DIF), the Black & White Ball is a traditional Peñasco event offering all a chance to look their best while raising funds for ongoing programs of the Municipal DIF. Tickets and information at DIF or City Hall.
September 30th! Rocky Point’s first dusk-triathlon! Rocky Point Triathlon presents “Las Palomas Nights”
Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM from 10 am – 11 pm Los 40 Puerto Peñasco
MONDAYS @ Southside Jillz – Horseshoes 1 p.m.
Tuesdays is always 2fer @ Southside Jillz!
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…
@ Southside Jillz – 4 – 7 pm Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos
EL BUCANERO – now featuring LIVE MUSIC every Friday from 7 p.m – 11 p.m. Cumbia, norteña, salsa, a little bit of todo! Calle No Reelección (across from Rosy’s Donuts)
Fridays & Saturdays @La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky – 7 pm – 11 pm English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson HAPPY HOUR @ La Cantina Friday – Sunday 5-7 pm / 9-11 pm
Fridays & Saturdays @ Tekila Bar in the Old Port – Los Ponchos straight outta Hermosillo starting around 9ish upstairs!
Wine & Pizza @ La Galeria…bring along your favorite wine. Saturdays @ La Galeria Restaurant & Bar (just before heading in Old Port) starting at noon.
Saturdays “de tacones” at La Galeria Restaurant (heading into Old Port) Taco cravings?
Saturday SALSA @ Oktopus (formerly Beach Bum) in the Old Port w/Agua de Coco starting around 10 p.m….ish
SUNDAYS @ Southside Jillz – BBQ night 5 p.m. Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm
Cruises / Fishing / Charters / SUP / Scuba Diving / Tours
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! firstname.lastname@example.org www.penascorecreation.com
Rocky Point Divers – Scuba & Snorkeling Gear, rentals, certification classes, and all that jazz!
SUPing the Sea Paddleboard rentals and lessons Call 480-465-6691
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 NOTE: CEDO offices currently closed for construction/remodeling. Stop by the gift shop and whale skeleton – Natural History talks to resume in September (be sure to check back)
Visitors Center of the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve (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: email@example.com
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
SAVE THE DATE!
October Hobie Cats! Piñata Regatta Oct. 7th – 8th
October 19th – Local Rotary Club to host 2nd World’s Greatest Meal to Help End Polio SAVE THE DATE! (more info shortly) or drop them a note on Facebook: @clubrotariopuertopenasco
October Dirty Beach Mud Run! Oct. 21st www.dirtybeachmudrun.com
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