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November 14, 2019

¡Viva la Vida! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

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Sponsored this week by the Mermaid’s Arts Market – 1st & 3rd Saturdays through Spring

Dancing through life, today a local dance teacher exclaimed, “Mexico already smells like cempasúchil, copal, incense, mezcal, food, tobacco, memories… it smells like Día de Muertos, we are ready to receive our loved ones. This is a beautiful Celebration of LIFE, a great moment to share our Culture!” Indeed, through candlelight and sugar skulls, this weekend marks traditional “Day of the Dead” celebrations across Mexico.  In our corner of the country, engulfed by further Halloween fervor on Oct. 31st, US and Mexico cultures fuse to create a mood of celebration and remembrance. Families will make their way to one of the three local cemeteries to visit the dearly departed by sprucing up tombs, sharing music, laughter, and food – while others will set up altars at home or in local shops, with a loved one’s favorite food or drink of choice at the forefront.  Here’s a look at events around town, and those coming up.

This weekend

Oct. 31   US Virtual Consulate @ City Hall 12 pm – 1 pm

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Oct. 31st     Day of the Dead Altar contest @ Cobach high school   5:30 p.m.  OPEN to the PUBLIC!    Blvd. Juarez (across from Las Olas restaurant / Lluvia del Mar hotel)

Oct. 31st    Halloween Parties

  • 106.1 FM party @ Manny’s Beach Club
  • Mood Nightclub  7 p.m.
  • Fiesta de Halloween @ La Catrina in the Old Port (above Oxxo) Oct 31st Nov 1st & 2nd

Nov 1st – 2nd   Day of the Dead Altars @ “Rodeo Drive” Ave. 32  from 6:30 pm  Friday: Altar contest   Saturday:  Catrina contest    awards announced Saturday approx. 10:30 p.m.

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Nov 2nd – Día de Muertos @ La Cantina Bar of Sonoran Sky    Costume Contest!  7 p.m.

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Friday Seashell Museum 10 am – 5 pm  Open again for season!  Map on website: www.seashellmuseum.com

Nov. 1st – 2nd  Halloween & Day of the Dead @ Arena 3C  10 p.m.  (end of Calle 13 across from Peñasco del Sol hotel)

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Nov 1st – 2nd  @ Tekila Bar  Band line-up   Fri: Trey Odum 5 – 8 pm  Saturday:  Trey Odum 1-4 pm  The Boys 5-8 pm  Los Ponchos 9 pm to close

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Nov 2nd   Funkalicious Volleyball @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort

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Nov. 2nd  Mermaid’s Arts Market @ Shrimp Plaza  10 am – 3 pm (1st and 3rd Saturdays Oct through April)

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Nov 2nd 8 a.m. Peñasco cycling 100KM start from Plaza la Madre (next to baseball stadium)

Sharks on Wheels Fundraiser @ the Satisfied Frog 3 pm – 6 pm  Saturdays & Sundays

Live music & Karaoke w/Heber @ the Satisfied Frog   Saturdays  9 pm   Sundays  6 pm – 9 pm

Nov. 3rd  Paint & Sip @ El Tapeo Wine Bar 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm  $25/person  (Sundays through Nov 17th)

Next week!

Nov. 6th  Paint & Sip @ Duke’s – every Wednesday 12 pm – 2 pm

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19th Annual Rocky Point Rally!  Nov. 7 – 10!!! www.rockypointrally.com

Nov. 7th – 10th    RP Rally Party @ Skullyz

Nov 7th  Wine Pairing dinner @ Infusion del Golfo at Laguna Shores

Nov. 8th & 9th   Rocky Point Vacation Expo @ Shrimp Plaza  12 pm – 7 pm

Nov. 9th  Conferencia Arte y Moda  10 am – 7 pm  Puerto Peñasco Convention Center  350 pesos

Nov. 9th  “1 Biker 1 Toy” 10 am  callejón 25 north corner of 65th Ave  Col. San Rafael

Coming up!

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Nov. 15th  Victor Mendez comediante “Tributo a Polo Polo” @ Quinta Ventura  @ 8 p.m.   recaudación de fondos para la Cruz Roja por parte del Club Rotaract Puerto Peñasco  Boletos General: 150 pesos   VIP: 300 pesos

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Nov. 16th   Gonzo & Friends Charity Golf tournament @ The Links of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort!

Nov. 16th  Mermaid’s Arts Market  10 am – 3 pm @ Shrimp Plaza

Nov. 16th   Fiesta Sonora   AIM Penasco, AC  fundraiser! Dinner! Music! Surprises! @ Lion’s Club  tickets $25 US  Info: 638 388 5434

Nov. 17th  Bazar Pre-Navideño / Pre-Christmas Bazaar @ Hacienda Bravo 4 p.m.

Nov. 18th – Bank Holidayin commemoration of Mexico’s Nov. 20th Revolution Day

Nov. 19th – Women helping Women  2nd Annual Benefit breakfast  @ Cielito Lindo restaurant at Sonoran Sky  $20 US    WHWpenasco@hotmail.com

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Nov 23rd   6th Annual Little Riders equine therapy fundraiser 200 pesos/person  2 pm – 7 pm @ El Rancho “San Jose” (Km 76  Peñasco-Sonoyta highway)

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Nov. 23rd  Expo Moda & Belleza  @ Peñasco Expo Convention Center

Nov 28th  Thanksgiving!

Nov. 30th The Black Moods @ Boo Bar Tickets in advance at: FB The Black Moods @ BooBar

Nov. 30th  Devotional – the Depeche Mode experience @ Coco Rock

December

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Mermaid’s Arts Market   Dec. 7th & 21st @ Shrimp Park

Dec. 6th – 7th  Cholla 250   Southern Arizona Desert Racing

¡2020!

January-Jam-20 ¡Viva la Vida! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

January Jam 2020    Jan. 17 – 19th 

Sea escapades!

Del Mar Charters  – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054 www.delmarcharters.com oscar@delmarcharters.com

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! mexicoruss@gmail.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!  Office @ Del Mar Charters near sunset cruise dock

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.

Schuk Toak Visitors Center of the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

*NOTE*  Entry to the crater Reserve part of the Pinacate is temporarily closed – VISITORS CENTER IS OPEN

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: pinacate@conanp.gob.mx

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!

Got info on an event?

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