March in like a Lion! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

59_b_1632 March in like a Lion! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!This week’s Rundown sponsored by El Tapeo Wine Bar @ Laos Mar Best Western

With February winding down, and lots of activities on our plate as we head into March, we’re going to jump right to it and run down the weekend! Don’t forget – Spring Break is just a week away and looks like there will be plenty of fiestas, DJs, and bands to keep everyone going! Please stay alert to road work and remember to check here for driving tips –>  Travel Tips.sabina-tribute March in like a Lion! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Feb. 26th –Tribute to the music of Joaquín Sabina – “Ni Tan Jovenes Ni tan Viejos” El Tapeo 9 p.m. 100 pesos

Feb. 27th – 28th Sandstorm 300 by Southern Arizona Desert Racing – upcoming 2015 dates May 15 – 16 Tequila 150; Sept. 25 – 26 Point to Point; Dec. 4 – 5 Cholla 250

Feb. 28th – Fundraising breakfast San Peregrino cancer care group @ Don Julio 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. 120 pesos

Feb . 28th – Feria del Empleo / Job Fair 10 a.m – 4 p.m.   Auditorio Municipal

rocio-banquells March in like a Lion! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!Feb. 28th – Rocio Banquells with Mariachi at Peñasco EXPO Convention Center 8 p.m. Tickets range from 200 – 400 pesos   Tickets available at Convention Center

March 1st – “Frozen” Obra de Teatro Peñasco EXPO Convention Center

Boat adventures and whale watching opportunities!

Be sure to check with the numerous local boat excursions for Whale Watching Adventures

EcoFun trips: (Wind and weather permitting) Fri. Feb 27th Whale watching 4 p.m., Sat., Feb. 28th  12 p.m. & 4 p.m., Sun. March 1st 1 p.m.

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

About Time of Pacifica Charters with Captain Adolfo Perez – cel: 638 386 4345  Facebook: Captain Adolfo Perez

Visit the Pinacate

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


Adventure with CEDO

NaturArte EcoTours of the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans – Upcoming trips March 7th – Kayaking in Morua Estuary, April 3rd – Dunes Tour, April 4th – Kayking in Morua Estuary, April 5th – Tide Pools Tour See the CEDO Events Calendar for more info. Be sure to email them early to reserve your spot!

Free Natural History Talks @ CEDO: Tuesdays 2 p.m. (English)   4 p.m. (español) & Saturdays 2 p.m. (Español) 4 p.m. (English)

CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Nights

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Heading into March!

March 6th – 3rd Gran Carrera en Tacones (3rd race in heels) 5:30 p.m. @ Malecón (In honor of International Women’s Day [March 8th])

March 7th, 21st + April 4th, 18th – Mermaids Arts Market @ Plaza del Camarón (Shrimp Plaza) 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Only 4 more Mermaids Markets this season – all leading up to the April 18th Mermaid & Pirate Extravaganza with the music of The Bayou Brothers

March 7th & 8th – Desert Dreams 6th EXPO Car Show at EXPO Convention Center

* Spring Break season begins *
Oh, did we mention The Black Moods will be here..and there..and over there?

SPRING BREAK * ASU March 6th – 15th * U of A / NAU  March 15th – 22nd *

SEMANA SANTA * March 29 – April 5th * (class vacations March 29 – April 13)

Coming up

CBSC-60-630x879 March in like a Lion! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!March 14th – OBSC St. Patty’s Day Party 6 p.m. Cholla Bay Community Clubhouse

March 28th – Over the Line Softball – OTL dates 2015  –  March 28  –  June 13 – October 24     Additional information:  John Fowler 602-840-1528

March 28th – CBSC Diamond Jim Jubilee Game Night

CBSC 60th Annual Fishing Derby –  April 9th – 12th; May 7th – 10th; May 21st – 23rd; Fish Fry and Awards May 24th   More info at:

April 10th –  80s Skate Party @ Beach Bum ATMC and Uncle Skate

April 11th – ATMC & Uncle Skate Fest @ the Malecón

toma-color15 March in like a Lion! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!April 11th – Funkalicious Volleyball “Color me Funky”

April 12th – TOMA COLOR 2!! 5K and 10K fun run through town, doused in colors! Information:

April 18th CBSC Horseshoe Tournament  More info at:

April 18th Mermaids & Pirate Extravaganza at the Mermaids Arts Market with zydeco music by The Bayou Brothers!

tri March in like a Lion! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!April 25th – Rocky Point Triathlon

April 25th – OBSC 29th Annual Bash & BBQ

May 1st – 3rd Rocky Point Times’ El Golfo Run (Reservations

May 2ndTaste of Peñasco & T.O.P. Chef!   For booth space and to donate raffle prizes please contact Rosie Glover (booths – 638 386 9081 and/or John Fowler (raffle prizes and tickets) 602-840-1528

May 2nd – JJ’s Bathtub races

May 2nd – 3rd   Cinco de Mayo Regatta (Fleet 66)

May 9th – Chili Cookoff @ JJ’s Cantina + Garage Sale

May 15th – 16th   Tequila 150 by Southern Arizona Desert Racing

May 16th – JJ’s One club open

60th Annual CBSC Fishing Derby –  May 7th – 10th; May 21st – 23rd; Fish Fry and Awards May 24th   More info at:

June 11th – 14th RCPM Circus Mexicus!

Oct. 10th – 11th  Hobie Cat Piñata Regatta (Fleet 66 & Fleet 514)

November 11th – 15th   15th Anniversary Rocky Point Rally

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 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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