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November 16, 2019

Let’s Beach! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Sponsored this week by Dirty Beach Mud Run @ Rocky Point Speedway

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Yes! This is the season your friends tell you about in Rocky Point! Activities abound each weekend, the weather is nearly perfect, the sea is still warm enough for water activities to warm your heart’s desire, and friendly faces who carve out a corner of Mexico to call home every year are making their way back to our shores (welcome back!).  Let’s run down the weekend!

October

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Oct. 17th    Rock Nights @ La Cantina at Sonoran Sky  Calavera Blues

Oct. 18th  Southbound Duo @ Banditos

Oct. 18th – 19th  Rocktober Fest @ BooBar w/Know Idea  8 pm – 11 pm

Live music @ Wrecked – Plus, Halloween party Oct. 26th!

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Oct. 18th – 20th   Angler of the Year Phase 2 – Cholla Bay

Oct. 18th  Sharks on Wheels “Funraising” @ The Satisfied Frog    3 pm – 6 pm  Come shoot with the Sharks wheelchair basketball team!

Oct. 18th    Dining Club 1928  – 2nd pairing dinner @ Peñasco del Sol Hotel   Reservations: 638 107 3844 / 638 116 0069

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Oct. 19th   Dirty Beach Mud Run @ Rocky Point Speedway (near entrance to Reef)

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Oct. 19th   COASTAL CLEAN-UP  8 a.m. – 10 a.m.  Peñasco beaches! Take part by hitting the beach wherever you may be and join in!  More info and locations:comiteplayaslimpias.penasco@gmail.com

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Oct. 19th  Mermaids Arts Market (back for the season Oct-April  1st & 3rd Saturdays) @ Shrimp Plaza 10 am – 3 pm

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Oct. 19th   Annual Clamming Family Contest @ Laguna Shores  12 p.m.

Oct. 19th – 20th   Ride to Rocky Point 2019  Info and departure from Islas del Mar

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Oct. 19th    Kids Charanga (Soapbox) Derby fundraiser for Casa Hogar  4 p.m. @ intersection Ave. Sinaloa & Blvd. Kino  

Oct. 19th    Baile Blanco y Negro / Annual Black & White fundraising Ball for DIF   Tickets: students 500 pesos / individuals 1000 pesos / couples 2000 pesos   Purchase tickets at DIF offices on Ave. Sinaloa  Tel:  638 109 4178

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Saturdays & Sundays   Live music & Karaoke w/Heber @ The Satisfied Frog   starting at 9 p.m.

Sundays (thru Nov. 17th)  Paint & Sip @ El Tapeo   $25 US  5:30 p.m.

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Coming up!

Oct. 23rd    Puerto Peñasco Rotary Club – 4th Annual “World’s Greatest Meal” fundraiser for Polio Plus programs of the Rotary Foundation   Where? Puesta del Sol Restaurant @ Playa Bonita   $25 USD   6 p.m.   A night of dinner, music, and fun!   For more info and tickets, contact Loly Martinez at   clubrotariopuertopenasco@gmail.com

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Oct 23rd  Paint & Sip Club @ Duke’s  12 p.m. – 2 p.m.   $20 US   (every Wednesday through the Spring…approx.)  

Oct. 24th  Paint your own Catrina @ Latitude 31    Spaces limited!  $30 US   Reserve a spot:  latitude31mex@yahoo.com 

Oct. 24th – 27th    Cervantino International Arts Festival – extension Puerto Peñasco!  Performances in the Old Port @ Governors’ Plaza

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Oct. 25th    Rock Nights @ La Cantina at Sonoran Sky  Calavera Blues

Oct. 25th – 27th    Santa Claus Cornhole Tournament   Friday @ Baja Cantina Hotel  Saturday @ JJ’s Cantina    Sunday @ Manny’s   $10 US per person  Raffle tickets now on sale for the Oct. 26th Cornhole Tournament Raffle. Tickets are $2.00 each, 6 for $10.00, 13 for $20.00 and 40 for $50,00. Same great prizes: restaurant gift certificates, boat trips, local services and physical prizes. 100% of this money goes to help families in the barrios of Rocky Point. Mail your order to John Fowler, P. O. Box 5, Lukeville, AZ. 85341 or contact John directly for more information at:  santaclausclub@hotmail.com

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Oct. 26th  1st Annual Rendezvous Run presented by BooBar Cantina!   9 am – 4 pm  Info @ BooBar in the Old Port above the fish market

Oct. 26th    Halloween party @ The Satisfied Frog   5 p.m.  Prizes for best costumes!

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Oct. 26th   Halloween Night Golf @ The Links of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort  5 pm  $50 US

Oct. 31st    Halloween Parties

  • 106.1 FM party @ Manny’s Beach Club
  • Mood Nightclub  7 p.m.

November

Nov 1st – Día de Muertos @ La Cantina Bar of Sonoran Sky    Costume Contest!  7 p.m.

Nov. 2nd – Día de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

Nov 1st – 2nd  High Vibes @ BooBar

Nov. 2nd  Mermaid’s Arts Market @ Shrimp Plaza

Nov 2nd   Funkalicious Volleyball @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort

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19th Annual Rocky Point Rally!  Nov. 7 – 10!!! www.rockypointrally.com

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Nov 7th  Wine Pairing dinner @ Infusion del Golfo at Laguna Shores

Nov. 8th & 9th   Rocky Point Vacation Expo @ Shrim Plaza  12 pm – 7 pm

Nov. 15th  Victor Mendez comediante “Tributo a Polo Polo” @ Quinta Ventura  @ 8 p.m.   recaudación de fondos para la Cruz Roja por parte del Club Rotaract Puerto Peñasco  Boletos General: 150 pesos   VIP: 300 pesos

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Nov. 16th   Gonzo & Friends Charity Golf tournament @ The Links of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort!

Nov. 16th   Fiesta Sonora   AIM Penasco, AC  fundraiser! Dinner! Music! Surprises! @ Lion’s Club  tickets $25 US  Info: 638 388 5434

Nov. 18th – Bank Holidayin commemoration of Mexico’s Nov. 20th Revolution Day

Nov. 19th – Women helping Women  2nd Annual Benefit breakfast  @ Cielito Lindo restaurant at Sonoran Sky  $20 US    WHWpenasco@hotmail.com

Nov 23rd   6th Annual Little Riders equine therapy fundraiser 200 pesos/person  2 pm – 7 pm @ El Rancho “San Jose” (Km 76  Peñasco-Sonoyta highway)

Nov. 23rd  Expo Moda & Belleza  @ Peñasco Expo Convention Center

Nov 28th  Thanksgiving!

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

December

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

Dec. 7th  Astoria cruise departure from Puerto Peñasco!  Cruise & Maritime Voyages!

Dec. 6th – 7th  Cholla 250   Southern Arizona Desert Racing

¡2020!

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January Jam 2019    Jan. 17 – 19th 

Sea escapades!

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

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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

October trips:

Oct 18  Oyster Experience

Oct 22  Estuary Excursion

Oct 23  Kayak Caper Tours

Oct 24  Nocturnal Tidepool Exploration

Oct 25  Kayak Caper Tours

Oct 26  Dune Expedition

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

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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!

Got info on an event?

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