It’s not a dry heat…. Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

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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!

This Week!

Aug. 10thUpcycled (recycled) Costume Contest  10 a.m. @ Municipal Auditorium

Aug. 11th – 12th  The Links Championship 2017   36 Holes Stroke Play System 100% hcp registered
Registration Friday 11th at the Links Proshop
Friday 11th tee off 15:00
Saturday 12th tee off 11:00the-links-championship It's not a dry heat.... Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

60 USD Fee Registration
(include 2 rounds, cash prizes, taco bar on saturday 12th)
beer special

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!
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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)castillos-arena-casa-hogar It's not a dry heat.... Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

August 12th – Peñasco Racers Sand Drags @ Pista Los Patos   Gates open 5 p.m.  Races start approx 7 p.m.

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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:
    • 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  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.  638 114 2406.

Spa deal:
European massage 1 hour $39 usd @ Sol y Mar Spa Contact info link (located inside Las Palmas Resort)

Coming up!

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!
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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.byn2017-1200x514 It's not a dry heat.... Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

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.

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Tuesdays is always 2fer @ Southside Jillz!

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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…

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

@ 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!

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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

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

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

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Del Mar Charters with Captain Oscar – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054

EcoFun Rentals  – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours

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

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond!

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

Blondie’s SUP – The newest paddle boarding company in town.  PADDLE BOARD RENTALS & MORE Hourly / Half Day / Full Day   Book a board:  US 480 812 5476   Mex  638 383 5203

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

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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:   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-logo It's not a dry heat.... Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!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:

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


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

3rd Santa Claus Cornhole Tournament   Oct. 27th – 29th   Three days of tournaments! More info and/or to become a sponsor:

17th Annual Rocky Point Rally!  November 9 – 12, 2017!

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If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at Office: 383 1804, cell: 638 380 8849, or from the US: 480-282-4226 For weekend rundown announcements, please get them to us one week in advance (preferably)…though the earlier the better! Don’t forget to subscribe to to get all our articles and announcements and/or Like us on Facebook at Rocky Point 360





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