¡Olé, olé, olé, olé! The World Cup in Brazil gets underway today and all of Mexico is sure to have its eyes on the national team, who faces its first challenger in Group A on Friday, the 13th. For the next month, be prepared to catch a soccer game or two at any of your favorite watering holes in town …and possibly if you happen to wander into our offices.
In the meantime, let’s run down the weekend and take a look at what’s coming up around town. Be sure to check out local bands at hot spots including Beach Bum (La Katerva, Hijos de Mauricio), Banditos (Riband), El Tapeo (Rojo), and Agua de Coco now on Saturday at Yummi Salad’s new location in Plaza Freemont (intersection of Freemont and Sinaloa).
June 12 – Brews & Brushes 6 p.m. – A fun new concept in Art Classes – Register at Collin’s Café inside Princesa de Peñasco or Contact Artist Jenny Kirgis for more information: 480 250 1364
Baseball! Tiburones are back in town for a home series against Diablos of Hermosillo, June 13 – 15 and then Bravos of Cajeme on June 17 – 19 Evening games start around 7 p.m. and tickets run about $3 – $5 US Regular season wraps up in early July, so we’ll keep tuned for the playoffs. Check their schedule at: Rol de Juegos
June 13 – Token of Help – Lighthouse Lounge 9 p.m. – An evening of music to help raise funds for patients with advanced cancer. 40 pesos Music of Mr. Lost / Vintage
June 12 – 14th 10th Sonora State Firefighters Convention – Be sure to watch for training exercises taking place on local beaches, the official photograph on Friday evening in the Old Port followed by a parade through town.
2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Destiny Dance Academy summer recital – these are the talented dancers that danced through Disney as the first dance group from Mexico to participate in Disney parades! Municipal Auditorium 100 pesos at the door
6 p.m. Old Boys Social Club – Steak Fry 6 p.m. at the Cholla Community Clubhouse – All welcome!
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!! ¡FELIZ DÍA DEL PADRE!
CineMartes! Tuesday Art Film night! Yes, the humidity is rising but the show goes on with CineMartes! Tuesdays 8:30 p.m. on the patio at Puerto Viejo Café in the Old Port.
June 20 – 22 Angler of the Year Phase II Information at JJ’s Cantina
June 21 – Go Skate! Fuga a Darle Skateboarders will take to the streets around 4 p.m., starting in the Malecón and work their way to a skate park located near the baseball stadium, ending at a fiesta with rock, rap, reggae, ska, electronic, and alternative rock bands along with an exhibition of photography and art
1st Wine and Beer Festival and concert with Nicho Hinojosa 7 p.m. – …..? Will feature wine and beer tastings, along with artisanal cheese samples, and a full night of music.Advanced tickets available at El Tapeo Wine Bar and the local DIF. Tickets 275 pesos / person (approx. $23 US). Proceeds for second phase of Dialysis Center.
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
Save the dates
August 29 – 30 SADR Midnight racing (Southern Arizona Desert Racing)
September 16 – Mexican Independence Day
Oct 10 – 11 Rocky Point Challenge (regatta)
Oct 10 – 12 Angler of the Year Phase III
Oct 11 or 12 Mark Mulligan
October 8 – 12 Boomerfest bands announced – www.boomerfestdays.com
Oct. 24 – 25 Southern Arizona Desert Racing Cholla 250
Oct. 24 – 26 37th El Golfo Run – Information at Rocky Point Times (just off calle 13)
Oct. 25 – 26 Legends of Volleyball – Outtatown Productions beach volleyball
Oct. 25 Over the Line Softball
Oct. 25 Dirty Beach Mud Run
November – Fall Fashion Show
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 email@example.com 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.
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.