In the Malecon, just around the corner on Calle Ulloa (the first street encountered after entering the Malecón) is a unique little seashell art emporium called Made in Puerto Peñasco. It occupies a small space at the rear of a compact step-up patio area flanked by the Scooby Shack hot dog and curio stand and next door to Viva México, a local favorite taco eatery.
On the eve of Mexico’s most important holiday, as our pre-Independence Day blog explained, every town in the country celebrates Father Miguel Hidalgo’s historic declaration of independence from 300 years under Spanish rule, called the “El Grito” (or the “cry for independence”).
After a successful event was held in the air conditioned luxury of the Sonoran Spa Beachfront Resort Condominium Lobby in July, it will return to that same location by popular demand for a one day exhibition on Saturday August 31st of Labor Day weekend. You’ll be able to satisfy your most pedantic arts and crafts cravings at this event from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM…
The lobby of the Sonoran Spa Beachfront Resort Condominiums will be the place to get your arts and crafts fix on Saturday of this weekend from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM during a special edition of the popular Mermaid’s Market usually held in Plaza Camarón (Shrimp Plaza) when the weather is a bit more accommodating.
Peñasco Recreation, original organizers of the Mermaid’s Market with years of event management experience are wisely bringing the show into air conditioned comfort where it will be open to the public for shopping, browsing, learning and meeting new friends at the hospitable exhibitors’ booths—and all within full view of the sparkling Sea of Cortez…
Whatever you call them, the shops on Revolución between the tracks and the Convention Center now under construction are surviving the time until the center is completed and the rest of the road is paved to the Sandy Beach resorts
This Saturday will mark the 7th gathering of local arts, crafts and food vendors exhibiting their wares and products to the public of Puerto Peñasco. Since the first event on Saturday December 17, 2011, Mike McLaughlin’s original idea has proven a timely one for which the community was ready.