How can this be? We are just days away from the end of October! GASP! Let’s get right to it and rundown the weekend. Get your engines going because there’s still lots in store for November!
6 p.m. More than 30 altars will be on display at the local COBACH high school (across from Las Olas restaurant) in their traditional annual Día de los Muertos Altar contest.
8 p.m. El Club de Leones (local Lion’s Club) has a night of dinner and dancing planned at La Cocina de Ramón at Sonoran Sea Resort. Tickets are 200 pesos/person and funds go to help support ongoing programs of the Club de Leones.
DIRTY BEACH MUD RUN Registration! This evening from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. you can still register for mañana’s Dirty Beach Mud Run obstacle course. Registration going on Friday p.m. at Playa Bonita Hotel – plus we hear there are spectacular deals for locals at just 100 pesos/person and 50/pesos for kids. You can also sign up at the Dirty Beach Mud Run course on Saturday, Oct. 26th, with the first set of mud-runners headed out in the morning.
Over the Line Softball will be taking over the fields – well, sands – near the Reef starting at 9 a.m. Proceeds from the OTL Softball event go to the Santa Claus Club, which makes weekly deliveries of various items throughout the year. More information at: www.santaclausclub.com
Dirty Beach Mud Run – Resbalón – Back for a third time, at the renamed Rocky Point Speedway (formerly Thunder on the Beach), Mud Runners can hop over obstacles, run into the hills, crawl through tires, and just get plain dirty at this fantastic course set up around the Speedway’s racetrack. SPECIAL DEAL FOR LOCALS 100 pesos/person!!!
4:30 p.m. The San Peregrino cancer group is hosting their 8th Annual Walk against Cancer and invites everyone to join. The march will begin from near the Centro de Salud on Ave. Simon Morua (across from La Estrellita Pemex stoplight) and make its way to the Malecón. Once the march reaches its end point, there will be luminarias for sale to then be lit and displayed across Plaza de los Gobernadores in honor of those confronting cancer.
6 p.m. In case you didn’t mud it up enough at the Rocky Point Speedway earlier in the day, you’ll get a chance to see dirt fly at the Speedway’s evening Sand Drags with entry at just $2.50 US per person.
Oh, and look around your favorite drinking holes on Saturday for early Halloween parties!
Nov. 2nd – OuttaTownProductions and Hard Driven present Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) themed beach volleyball tournament providing fours and twos for all levels! Plus, they’ll be hosting a Day of the Dead DANCE PARTY at Playa Bonita, open to all!
Nov. 2nd Day of the Dead Altar Contest and procession to the docks – 6 p.m. starting at Casa de la Cultura (across from City Hall)
Nov. 4th – Fall Fashion Show – featuring winners from the Altered Ropa clothing challenge! Baja Cantina & Hotel 1 p.m.
Nov. 9th – Funkalicious Volleyball hits the beaches of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort for # X!
Nov. 9th Fall Fiesta at CEDO! Auction – Music – Friends – Fun – Fiesta! 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Nov. 16th Mermaid’s (Arts) Market
Nov. 20th Mexican Day of the Revolution (Monday, Nov. 18th is a bank holiday)
Nov. 22nd Southern Arizona Desert Racing – SADR presents the Cholla 250 (22nd and 23rd) Info at: SADR
Nov. 23rd Fundraiser Fest & Salsa “cook-off” in Shrimp Plaza – fundraising for El Buen Samaritano Church located in the neighborhood of San Rafael.
Nov 30th – Patti Springer Art in the Park in Las Conchas!! 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nov. 30th DIF’s traditional Black & White Ball
7th & 21st – Mermaid’s Arts Market at Shrimp Park
Chili Cook-off (MLK weekend near Playa de Oro RV)
RCPM’s January Jam! Jan. 24th & 25th
Taste of Peñasco – Feb. 15th
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