Weekly Rundowns

5 de mayo ¡Viva la Weekend Rundown!

Hard to believe but it’s already May! As our gran amigo Joe Houchin explains in an article shared with us this week, May brings with it a slew of activities and traditional fiestas. May 1st was Labor Day, 3 de mayo is the Day of the Holy Cross honoring those in construction, 5 de mayo […]

Semana Santa Weekend Rundown!

There are certain sounds that go with the rhythms of Rocky Point. The sound of Semana Santa is that of bandas, bandas, and más bandas!   If you are unfamiliar with this traditional northern Mexico style of music, which seems to mix vestiges of polka by running the gamut of música ranchera, boleros, corridos, and cumbias, […]

Spring has Sprung! Weekend Rundown 3/15 – 3/18

Spring has sprung in Puerto Peñasco! The annual Red Cross fundraising drive is underway (to run through the end of April) and Spring fever is starting to grip both residents and visitors alike, all looking to spend longer days at the beach. What better way to start than with a three-day weekend? Important: Monday, March […]

Spring Break 2013 Rundown!

Across the U.S. this weekend, much of the country will be springing forward with the beginning of Daylight Savings Time on Sunday. While in Rocky Point our clocks will stay the same (as they do in AZ and Sonora throughout the year), we’ll be springing right into the first weekend of Spring Break for Arizona […]

March into the Weekend Rundown!

March. In like a lion and out like a lamb, as the saying goes. With the weather warming up this weekend, we are ready to roar through a month of activities in Puerto Peñasco. As I was going through preparations to jot down activities for the weekend rundown, I was dismayed to find my desk […]

Film. Food. Fiesta! Presidents’ Day Weekend Rundown

With love in the air, we rush into this holiday weekend with film, food, fiesta, and fine weather! Feb. 15th – RockyPoint 360 presents A Day with Film Director Alex Rivera (Sleep Dealer, 2008)! Screenings, conversation, and more! Tickets are going fast! 6 p.m.  Meet & Greet with Director (and press conference) 7 p.m.  Presentation […]

Welcome to February! Weekend Rundown!

Remember back on Jan. 6th, when we happily shared the Rosca de Reyes (Kings’ Day pastry) and some of us had the pleasure of finding the “baby doll” in our slice? Well, Feb. 2nd is the Día de la Candelaria and time for “doll holders” to bring tamales to the party. I admit, I found […]

Music. Golf. Baseball. Weekend Rundown 1/25 – 1/27

While in the southeastern part of Sonora the colonial town of Alamos gets ready to hold their 29th international cultural celebration known as the Alfonso Ortiz Tirade Festival (FAOT), our little corner of Sonora is preparing for music to sweep over the beaches from Wrecked to JJ’s with tunes of the 6th edition of January […]