It’s U.S. Memorial Day Weekend, and the beginning of Marina Fest in Puerto Peñasco! In addition to high expectations outlined by the local Convention and Visitors Bureau, just in chats around town we know that many rental agencies and hotels are already booked up! Needless to say, there’s lots going on! Let’s rundown the weekend!
Memorial Day weekend
The Links 8th Anniversary golf tournament at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort. Congratulations to our friends at Las Palomas as we understand they expect a full tournament this weekend! Happy Anniversary!
* With the Anniversary tournament going on at The Links, we encourage golfers to check out the spectacular Jack Nicklaus Signature designed courses at either The Club at Laguna del Mar or Peninsula at Mayan Palace.
The Club: 18 Holes $46
Tel: (638) 383-0032
Peninsula: Memorial weekend special 2x $99
must present coupon to receive discount (print or save image on mobile) present at proshop. Information & Reservations: 383-0443 email proshop: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tiburones Baseball! This weekend the Tiburones face the Bravos of Cajeme May 22, 23, and 24 For the season’s regular schedule check the Rol de Juegos
59th Annual Fishing Derby – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club (Final Phase) Fish Fry & Awards May 25 The final phase of the CBSC’s annual fishing derby will wind up this weekend with a Fish Fry scheduled for the 25th. Fun Fact – The first Annual Fishing Derby in Cholla Bay took place in 1956 and had over 400 entrants! At the 50th annual tournament, the turnout was phenomenal…so if you’re not in the fishing derby this year let’s all be sure to make the CBSC’s 60th a blast in 2015!! Check them out on Facebook and/or catch their Cholla Chatter by dropping a line to ChollaCBSC@gmail.com
20th Marina Fest May 23rd – June 1st – A true community fiesta near the intersection of Blvd. Juarez and No Reelección in days leading up to the traditional Día de la Marina (June 1). General entry: Adults 20 pesos, children 10 pesos Inaugural night, May 23rd, FREE entry from 7 pm – 9 pm (and just 10 pesos after 9 pm)
Dirty Beach Mud Run at Rocky Point Speedway – mud, sand, salt water, desert – do it! *Pre-registration discounts online or May 23 6 pm – 8 pm at Playa Bonita Resort*
Ruta del Río Sonora – May 23 – 25 Travel through Ures, Baviacora, Aconchit, Arizpe, Cucurpe, and Magdalena Cost: 1999 pesos Information: 638 105 3263 and 638 116 12889
May 24 – Expo Banacora 2014 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. The evening is to feature a Mexican style arts market, free bacanora tastings (that’s the agave spirit of Sonora), mariachi, baile folklorico, the incredible talent of Alexis Montoya (winner of La Academia 2012 [similar to American Idol]) and more! The evening also marks the official inauguration of the Bacanora Grill near the docks! Check them out!
May 25 – 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. Pancake Breakfast Start your day with a pancake breakfast fundraiser and silent auction at The Lighthouse. Funds raised are to go toward paying summer electric bills at the San Rafael Community Center Esperanza More information / RSVP with: Barb: email@example.com or Sandy: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 25th Mark Mulligan – Trop Rock night at Caribbean Parrot with Mark Mulligan is back in town and is sure to once again fill up the welcoming, relaxing space at the Caribbean Parrot on Ave. Sinaloa (on the way to Mirador, about 2 blocks past Capone’s). Opening groups start at 4 p.m., donations requested as entry that will go to local Puerto Peñasco charity group. Save a hammock and a margarita for me, Mark!
May 31 – Lucha Libre! Yes, THAT lucha libre! Grab your wrestling masks as the new Peñasco ExpoCenter will be the site for AAA Lucha Libre action starting at 7 p.m. Tickets available at Circle K spots around town.
CEDO EcoTours coming up in May: May 23 – Hiking the Sand Dunes, May 26 – Oyster Experience, May 28 – Kayaking Morua Estuary, May 29 – Discover the Tidepools, May 30 – Exploring the Morua Estuary, May 31 – Discover the Tidepools For summer schedules, including their Wet Feet Camp visit: CEDO Intercultural
Movies – Stay cool and check what’s showing at CitiCineMas sub – subtitles / dob – dubbed in Spanish (Now showing Godzilla, Spider Man 2, X-Men, and more)
June 3rd– A very special CineMartes – Tuesday Film night with the showing of Pedro Ultreras’ documentary “ABC NUNCA MAS” (ABC Never Again), now on the 5th anniversary of this tragic fire at the ABC daycare in Hermosillo, Sonora.
June 5 – Music Academy “New Horizons” concert 7 p.m. Quinta Ventura
June 7 – San Peregrino fundraising breakfast 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Las Palomas Convention Center 120 pesos – San Peregrino is a local organization seeking to provide counseling, economic, spiritual, and logistic support to individuals combatting cancer. One of their goals is to build a hospice center in Puerto Peñasco.
June 7 – 8 Rondavous Duo at The Satisfied Frog
June 7 Over the Line Softball (also Oct. 25) Organized by and with proceeds for the Santa Claus Club For information:
June 7 Mermaid’s Arts Market (indoor) 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sonoran Spa Lobby
Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers Circus Mexicus 2014 June 5 – 8! 50% discount for local residents (proof of Mexican ID required) for Friday & Saturday night tickets. Tickets available at Banditos (formerly The Hut / Chango’s) in Sandy Beach.
June 8 – Rubber Ducky Race fundraiser Information: Barb Olzsewski: Mex: 383-4963 Cel: 044 638-114-2406 US: 602-324-9529 email@example.com
June 20 – 22 Angler of the Year Phase II Information at JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay
July 5 – Sonoran Resorts Las Vegas Casino Night – Sonoran Sky
July 5 – Summer Beach Bash on the patio at Puesta del Sol (Playa Bonita) proceeds for the Santa Claus Club (more info coming soon)
Save the dates
Oct 10 – 11 Rocky Point Challenge (regatta)
Oct 10 – 12 Angler of the Year Phase III
Oct. 24 – 25 Southern Arizona Desert Racing Cholla 250
Oct. 25 – 26 Legends of Volleyball – Outtatown Productions beach volleyball
Oct. 25 Over the Line Softball
Oct. 25 Dirty Beach Mud Run
14th Rocky Point Rally November 6 – 9, 2014! Find them on Facebook: Rocky Point Rally.com
Looking for upcoming events in Rocky Point? Check out our Event Calendar! If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 RockyPoint360.com to get all our articles and announcements and/or Like us on Facebook at Rocky Point 360. *Contact us to find out how you too can become a Weekend Rundown sponsor!*
Our offices are located in Plaza Pelicanos (east side of Plaza del Camarón), next to the Chamber of Commerce (CANACO) and just down the walkway from the Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV). We are upstairs in Suites 4 – 5A.