This week’s rundown sponsored by Capone’s -plus now serving breakfast daily! Open all Summer!
If you happen to be cruising through the Old Port these days, you may just spot colorful letters spelling out P E Ñ A S C O. This will surely provide many a photo opp for residents and visitors alike, so get your cameras ready! In the meantime, enjoy the waning days of August as we make it through another Peñasco summer. Let’s see what’s up in town!
Now through Sept. 3rd Photo Expo “Peñasco de mis Amores” by Jesusa Gamboa at Municipal Art Gallery (GAM) next to Plaza Colosio in the Old
Aug. 20th Clean up campaign @ La Milla 8 am – 11 am – located near sports complex behind baseball stadium
Aug. 20th Salsa & Bachata dance workshop @ Hotel Peñasco del Sol Learn to salsa in preparation for the upcoming Salsa Festival event on the 27th!
Aug. 20th Peñasco Unido por el Box – 8 p.m. Boxing exhibition with local professional and amateur talent, featuring Peñasco hometown World Boxing Champion Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada VIP tickets 150 pesos / General entry 100 pesos Tickets available at Peñasco Convention Center and Gallo Estrada Gym Calle Luis Encinas between 24th & 25th streets
Aug. 27th SALSA FESTIVAL!! Starting at 7 pm Be part of Puerto Peñasco’s attempt to get as many folk dancing salsa as possible on the malecón!
Not ready for summer to end and still want to travel?
Remember TAR flights have begun out of Mar de Cortés International Airport Thursday & Sunday flights connecting Puerto Peñasco to Tijuana, Cd. Juárez, and Hermosillo Info and reservations: www.tarmexico.com
Labor Day Weekend – Sept. 3rd The Black Moods @ Banditos 9 p.m.
Sept. 9th Mike Salazar / El Caballero de la Comedia @ Peñasco Convention Center
Sept. 15th ¡VIVA! “El Grito” Independence Day celebration
Sept. 16th Mexican Independence Day
Sept. 17th Chevefest II – 2nd Beer Fest @ El Tapeo (Laos Mar Best Western) Tasting from 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm plus music including Joshua Ellis, Cash, RoJo, and Los Garcia from Mexicali, BC
- Tuesdays – Natural History Talk [English 2 pm] / Plática de Historia Natural [español 4 pm] @ CEDO
- 4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita
- ¡A comer! Paella night @ El Tapeo Wine Bar at Laos Mar Best Western (next to Playa Bonita) with the music of Agua de Coco!
- Karoake night @ Beach Bum on the malecón!
- The Accent Show 106.1 FM now from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Catch Sami (sometimes) with Felix Rincón to hear all about what’s up in Rocky Point! Plus on Mondays, folks from the local American Legion join Felix for the show. Listen in online at: Los 40 Puerto Peñasco
- Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas 2 p.m.* (*time may vary) Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Saturdays – Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO
- SALSA SATURDAYS @ Southside Jillz starting late… 11 pm – 2 am!
Get out on the water!
Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! email@example.com www.penascorecreation.com
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! CEDO’s WET FEET Ocean Camp coming in July!
Visit the Pinacate (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; email@example.com
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
Oct 8th & 9th – Hobie Cat Rocky Point Challenge
Oct. 10th – 14th – 2016 Hobie 16/18 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP
Festival Internacional Cervantino – Peñasco site (dates TBD)
Oct 15th – Race Car Experience @ Rocky Point Speedway near Wrecked (11 am – 3 pm)
Oct. 15th – JJ’s One Club Open Golf Tournament in Cholla Bay. Sign up for early tee times @ JJ’s Cantina. Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 840-1528
Oct. 21st – 23 Angler of the Year Phase II (JJ’s Cantina)
Oct. 22nd – Over the Line Softball First game at 9 a.m. Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info: email@example.com or (602) 840-1528
Oct. 22nd – Dirty Beach Mud Run @ Rocky Point Speedway
Oct. 22nd – 23rd Oktoberfest Golf Tourney @ Vidanta (Mayan Palace) Contact AGA office for info: 602 944 3035
Oct. 28th – 30th – Corn Hole tourney @ JJ’s Cantina Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 840-1528
Nov. 24th – 25th Garage Sale @ JJ’s Cantina followed by Auction on Nov. 26th Benefit for Santa Claus Club. For more info: email@example.com or (602) 840-1528
Nov. 25th – Chamber of Commerce – “Si en Peñasco compramos, todos ganamos” – Buy locally & we all benefit event! In front of CANACO (east side of Shrimp Park)
Ruta del Globo Sonora – Hot Air Balloon Festival Jan. 27th – 29th Stay tuned for updates: Ruta del Globo Sonora
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