Sponsored this week by Boo Bar – Toy Drive this Saturday!
Holiday parties are in full throttle across la ciudad, while the countdown continues to Navidad – and of course a wide gamut of New Year’s Eve fiestas to ring in 2019. There’s still plenty of time to add a blanket or two, toys, canned food, and even recycled stuffed animals into your gift giving plans – so let’s run down the weekend!
Boo Bar Toy Drive – teaming up with the community center Palabras de Esperanza in Col. San Rafael, you can pitch in with toys or stop by the Boo to donate before Dec. 22nd!
Ecology Office “recreated” recycle Christmas tree – taking shape on Plaza la Madre this week, created from recycled stuffed animals and egg crates – new holiday joy for those stuffed animals you’ve been storing.
Comunicadores de Puerto Peñasco – local Communication Association – blanket drive. Drop off at radio station 106.1 / 96.5 on Blvd Juarez
Sonoran Resort Food Drive – this annual food drive runs through December, non-perishable food items can be dropped off at any Sonoran Resort sale center
Satisfied Frog Blanket Drive! Drop off blankets at The Satisfied Frog in the Old Port
Tekila Bar – Shark Bite – Manny’s – Holiday Toy Drive through Dec. 22nd
Wrecked Holiday Drive for Barb’s Dog Rescue – This year Wrecked has selected Barb’s Dog Rescue for their annual holiday drive. Donations welcomed at Wrecked
Dec. 20th – Traditional Pastorela by Susy Mazón & co. In rapid Spanish, Susy’s annual pastorela has become a must see for many across Peñasco. The pastorela mixes the traditional manger story of the holiday season, mixed with a hilarious jab at events from around town, the nation, and the globe
Dec. 20th Foro Kilombo Café 8 pm Art. Music. Theater. A holiday night Collective Art Expo @ Plaza Gaviotas (near TelCel on Blvd. Juarez)
Dec. 21st – 22nd Bazar J Pop Time! 12 pm – 6 pm in Shrimp Plaza (intersection Blvd. Juarez & Blvd. Fremont) Anime, video games, popu culture Kpop, illustration, video games …
Dec. 23rd Onesie Pub Crawl – starting @ Banditos 1 pm
Dec. 23rd – Holiday Concert & Sing-a-long in Cholla Bay 6 p.m. at St. Joseph’s/San Jose’ church in La Cholla (Cholla Bay) featuring members of the Puerto Peñasco Youth Orchestra and Choir. No service, just music. Admission is free. Refreshments afterward.
Dec. 24th Christmas Eve Potluck @ American Legion noon w/dish $5 US or $8 US without
Dec. 24th Candelight Christmas Eve service @ Family of God Church 6 pm (roundabout end of Ave. No Reelección)
NEW YEAR’S PARTIES!!!
Dec 29th NYE warm up @ Satisfied Frog w/the Entertainment All-Stars 6 – 8 pm
Dec 30th Art Walk in the Old Port 4 pm – 8 pm (check map for stops)
Dec 30th Rose Colored Eyes @ Boo Bar 8 pm – 11 pm
NEW YEAR’S EVE!!
Ready for the traditional grapes at midnight? Get out and find your NYE fiesta!! Reservations recommended at many a watering hole
COMING UP IN 2019!
Jan. 5th & 19th Mermaid’s Arts Market is back again! 1st and 3rd Saturdays at Shrimp Plaza 10 am – 3 pm
Jan. 5th FIFTH ANNUAL King’s Day Toy Run – by the folks of the Rocky Point Rally and local motorcycle clubs! Meet up at 12 pm in the Old Port – bring your toys – and ride out (or drive) to distribution spot on the outskirts of town! Fun time to be had by all in sharing a little extra holiday joy!
RCPM January Jam! Jan 18th – 20th (Tickets on Sale November 23rd) Now with it’s own site www.januaryjam.net or at www.circusmexicus.net Plus, don’t miss the Mexican Moonshine Golf Classic on Saturday, Jan. 19th!
Jan. 18th – 20th Baseball Slam @ January Jam! 4-team adult amateur baseball tournament at Francisco Leon García stadium ! Plus, FREE baseball clinic on Saturday, Jan. 19th 8 am – 9 am (14 years and under) Game times: Friday 12pm and 3pm / Saturday 9am and 12pm / Sunday 9am and 12pm FREE ENTRY FOR FANS!
Jan. 19th 27th Annual South of the Border Fun in the Sun CHILI COMPETITION! @ Playa de Oro RV Park Contact: Eddie Love 602-770-2515
Jan 20th – Gonzo & Friends Charity Golf Tournament @ The Links of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort More info at: Gonzo & Friends Charity Golf
2nd Annual Fish Bowl Seafood Fest February 2nd ! Rotary Club of Puerto Peñasco in conjunction with the Mermaid’s Market! Food! Art! Music! Raffle prizes! email@example.com
Spring Break (ASU, U of A) March 2nd – 10th (NAU) March 18th – 22nd
March 30th! 1st Rotary Charity Golf Tournament More than $40K US in prizes! Registration now open at: https://bit.ly/2PrQK6o
Semana Santa – Holy Week vacation break April 14th – 27th
Easter April 21st
May 4th! Rocky Point Triathlon @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort
Cinco de Mayo Regatta www.fleet66.com
Friday Seashell Museum – By Naomi Black of the Mermaid’s Market! 10 am to 5 pm 114 Ramon Figueroa Col. Lopez Portillo More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
WEDNESDAYS Golf special at The Club (Islas del Mar),18 holes $36
4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Jazz @ Mare Blu
9:30ish… SAAALSA! With Agua de Coco @ El Tapeo Wine Bar
Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas 1 p.m.* (*time may vary) Info: email@example.com
Avril y los Vatos Jazz Friday nights @ Citrón at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort 6 pm – 10 pm
Fridays & Saturdays @ Tekila Bar in the Old Port – Los Ponchos straight outta Hermosillo starting around 9ish upstairs!
Fridays & Saturdays @ Banditos featuring The Summer
Cruises / Fishing / Charters / SUP / Scuba Diving / Tours
Del Mar Charters – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054 www.delmarcharters.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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! email@example.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!
SUPing the Sea Paddleboard rentals and lessons Call 480-465-6691
Adventure with CEDO
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
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.
Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
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