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This week’s newsletter: February 20, 2019

What a sunrise! by Cliff Pringle

The Revival Tribute Band of CCR rocked the beach at the Soggy Peso, donating 100% of their ticket sales to Castaway Kids. Thank you to main organizer Susan King for putting this fantastic event together. Photos by Susan King

Exploring the Bahia Estuary, by Darwin Park

Hundreds of people participated in the annual Walk for Life / Caminata por la Vida, by Darwin Park

Amazing photo of a hummingbird feeding her hatchling, by Ken Kingsley

Rescate’s Grand Bazaar. Results are still coming in, but Rescate’s share of the sale of Peter Darvas’s painting raffle was 17,800 pesos, with thanks to the San Carlos Art League for donating a share to Rescate. Special thanks to the Rotary Club for their hamburgers and Club Deportivo for their hot dogs. by Micheila Cameron

San Carlos Weather, News & Marketplace

News & Marketplace

  • If you love all the weekly photos, join us on Facebook for daily photos, event updates and more.
  • Friday night dance at Club Deportivo. “Just Dance” this Friday night — February 22 — at Club Deportivo from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Bring a partner and let’s dance. Club Deportivo will play rumba, cha cha, swing, West Coast swing, and waltz. Two-step music by request. If you are not a member (seasonal or lifetime) you may still come for 3 times before joining.
  • NEW: San Carlos Recycling can only accept Plastic Bottles (the lids too). Please squish them so more can fit in a bag. Items that are NOT acceptable: styrofoam; straws; plastic cups, plates, spoons, etc.; plastic bags; plastic sheeting of any kind; glass. See the picture on right for examples of what can and cannot be accepted. As things change, we will update this information. Thank you for helping make this a successful project for San Carlos.
  • The February 2019 issue of SonoraEs is now available – it is a monthly magazine that promotes economic development and tourism in the state of Sonora.
  • About 30 formal dresses were donated to Castaway Kids. Most are size Small. Prices start at $50 USD. If you’re interested in trying them on / purchasing, please call Kristian Vizcaino at 622-122-7894 to make an appointment to see them.
  • There is an area rug, car dolly, decorative metal door, Bosch stove, king mattress, tankless water heater, vehicles, boats, houses for sale and rent, and more, listed in the Classifieds. There are also people looking for items, so if you have any to sell, list them now — it’s free.

San Carlos Weather Forecast

Wednesday will be mostly cloudy. Thursday’s mostly clear daytime skies will give way to cloudy skies and rain during the night. The rains will continue all day Friday and the winds will pick up from the WSW. Saturday through Monday will be mostly sunny. Daytime temperatures will be 17 – 20 C (62 – 69 F), rising through the week to 22 C (72 F) next Tuesday. Nighttime temps will be 8 – 12 C (46 – 58 F).

Keep an eye on the weather at our San Carlos Weather page with satellite images and live weather feeds.

Rescate Membership Drive Continues

Rescate’s original goal for our six week membership drive was to double our membership from 300 to 600 members. With only ten days left in the drive, it looks like we set our sights a bit too high, but we’re delighted to welcome the 31 new members who have purchased memberships so far during the drive!

The cost to keep Rescate’s doors open is approximately 10,000 pesos, or $500 USD, per day. Our new members, at $250 USD per membership, will help to keep Rescate’s doors open for 15.5 days, for which we are extremely grateful.

Let’s set a revised goal of 60 new memberships by the end of February, so that we can keep our doors open for a full month. We already have 31 new members, so we only need to find 29 more.

Come on San Carlos, we know you can do it!

Memberships can be purchased at the Rescate first aid building, RE/MAX First Choice Realty, the Saturday Marketplace and through PayPal on the Rescate website at rescatesc.com.

Thank you, San Carlos! by Micheila Cameron

This Week’s Special Events

Burger Night at the Yacht Club, February 20

The popular Yacht Club movie and a burger night is tonight, Wednesday, February 20.

The movie this week is “First Man”.

The cost is 200 pesos for guests and 150 pesos for Yacht Club members for a scrumptious burger and all the trimmings. The movie and popcorn are free with the purchase of a burger.

Doors open at 5:30pm and the movie starts around 7:00pm. The public is welcome to attend.

Come on over to the Yacht Club and have a great meal and a movie!

Cine Club Guaymas, February 20

This Wednesday, February 20, Cine Club Guaymas will be showing the film “The Light Between Oceans” (La Luz Entre los Océanos) at 7:00pm at CONALEP in Guaymas. Everyone is invited. Entrance is free.

Movies are shown in their original language with subtitles.

International Cup Golf Tournament, February 21 & 22

The International Cup Golf Tournament will take place on Thursday, February 21 and Friday, February 22 at the San Carlos Country Club.

On Thursday there will be two nine hole matches — one in the morning and one in the afternoon. On Friday there will be an individual match.

This is a competition exclusively for Bahia San Carlos Men’s Club members.
Everyone hits from the white tees and there is a 3 minute time limit on a lost ball.

The 2019 Tournament is now full.

Everyone that lives on the golf course is encouraged to support the teams: Mexico, Canada, and USA, by displaying a flag or sign in your backyards.

Basic Techniques of Painting with Alcohol Ink Class, February 21

Learn basic techniques of painting with alcohol ink on Thursday, February 21 at 10:00am at Club Deportivo. Due to high demand, Club Deportivo is offering a third class.

Registration fee of 150 pesos includes all supplies.

To enroll call Sharon at 226-1764 or cell phone 208-290-5770 or stop by Club Deportivo on Thursday or Saturday between 9:00am and noon.

The class is limited to 30 persons, so please register soon.

Up Close and Personal House Concert, February 21

Cabezas de Loro (Parrot Heads of San Carlos) is hosting an “Up Close and Personal” House Concert on Thursday, February 21 with singer / songwriter Kelly McGuire from Texas.

The venue is in Villa Hermosa on the Sea of Cortez.

Tickets are now open to the public. Non-member price is 300 pesos per person. For ticket information, email events@cabezasdeloro.com.

Doors open at 1:00pm. Show starts at 2:00pm. Please bring an appetizer to share, BYOB and a chair.

Please feel free to join our Facebook page at facebook.com/cabezasdeloro.

Art Show Featuring NJ Searcy and Carol Pierce, February 21

On Thursday, February 21, the Galeria Bellas Artes will host “Original Local Talent”, an art opening featuring NJ Searcy and Carol Pierce.

Please join the artists from 4:00pm to 7:00pm for wine, hors d’oeuvres and lively conversation with the artists.

Galeria Bellas Artes is located next to Sagitario.

Education Series: Sea Lion Disentanglement Campaign, February 21

The San Carlos Educational Series continues on Thursday, February 21 with “The Sea Lion Disentanglement Campaign” presented by Elsa Coria, who presented the Turtle Workshop last summer.

Doors open at Club Deportivo at 6:30pm and the session begins at 7:00pm.

A 50 pesos per person donation at the door will benefit the Turtle Conservation Program.

The bar will be open with beer, wine and sodas for sale.

Dirty Pour Technique Class, February 22

On Friday, February 22, join artist Rosi Martinez Eckert as she demonstrates a Dirty Pour technique.

This class will take place at Colibri’s restaurant from 3:00pm – 5:00pm.

No artistic background needed. Make your own creative and beautiful work of art.

Cost of the class is $50 USD or 950 pesos.

Included: All materials, instruction, and a glass of house wine and hors d’oeuvres.

There are limited spots, so reserve your place today by calling 622-115-3466.

All proceeds benefit Agua y Más Orphanage.

8 Ball Pool Tournament, February 22 and every Friday

Tequila’s Restaurant hosts an 8 Ball double-elimination Pool Tournament every Friday, starting at 6:00pm (note that the time on the flyer has been changed).

The entry fee is 100 pesos. 1st and 2nd place win the pot. There’s also a special 10 peso pot: make the 8 ball on the break and win the side-pot.

Cold draft is 20 pesos and 95 pesos nachos for players.

Gentle Somatic Yoga Workshop with Leslie Young, February 22, 23, & 24

La Casa de Paja announces February 22, 23, & 24 Gentle Somatic Yoga Workshop with Leslie Young

During this 10 hour Gentle Somatic Yoga Workshop “Mindful Movement”, change your body by changing your brain. Gentle Somatic Yoga is a transformative and restorative movement practice that helps reduce pain and calms the nervous system. This workshop includes practices of stillness & meditation, mindful movements, breathing practices as well as energizing movements and strength building postures. True balance comes from well rounded practices that both differentiate and integrate all aspects of our being. Leslie Young mountainyoga.ca. Leslie will be in town for some time before and after the workshop, so if you’d like to schedule a private session with her, e-mail her directly at leslieyoga@gmail.com.

Times:
Friday, February 22: 3:00pm – 5:30pm.
Saturday, February 23: 9:00am – 11:30am & 3:00pm – 5:30pm.
Sunday, February 24: 9:00am – 11:30am.

Cost: $150 USD or peso equivalent

50% payment for the Somatic Workshop and/or the Embodied Wisdom yoga philosophy session are due by Friday, February, 8. Please call 226-0119 or e-mail: kathybereza@hotmail.com to register and schedule payment. Deposit can be made at La Casa de Paja between regular weekday classes or by prior arrangement.

Sunday, February 24: “Embodied Wisdom” – A deeper look at practice and non-attachment. Reflection and discussion of Yoga philosophy and paths of freedom.
Date & Time: Sunday, February 24, 3:00pm – 5:00pm.
Cost: $35 USD or peso equivalent.
50% payment due by Friday, February 8. Call 226-0119 or e-mail kathybereza@hotmail.com to register.

Kirtan, Divine Chanting on Sunday, February 24 at 5:30pm. Free, no charge. More info. Check La Casa de Paja’s schedule here to learn more about this event, as well as checking the regular Yoga, Dance, and Tai Chi schedule. The Kirtan evening will coincide with the end of the gentle yoga workshop & philosophy discussion. Kirtan, group chanting, is a very simple & powerful way to meditate. It’s effortless & joyful: the music does the work for you as you flow with the melody & rhythm. Singing is the heart of Kirtan and NO ONE cares what you sound like. At Kirtan, all voices merge together to become One Voice.

Noonan Properties Open House, February 23

Come and see Noonan Properties’ new listing this weekend at 135 Costa Del Mar. You don’t want to miss seeing this fabulous beach-front 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom house.

The Open House will be on Saturday and Sunday, February 23 and 24, from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

For more information, check out the listing here: http://mexico.realtyserver.com/ViewDetail?id=10550 or call Katie at 044-622-227-2090.

RE/MAX Open House, February 23

RE/MAX First Choice Realty will be hosting an Open House Event in San Carlos on Saturday, February 23 from 11:00am – 3:00pm in the Country Club.

Maps are available at RE/MAX’s office in Plaza Arrecifes (behind the ARCO gas station).

Call 622-226-1800 for more information or visit RE/MAX online.

Mark Mulligan and Kelly McGuire, February 23

On Saturday, February 23, Mark Mulligan will host a concert with special guest, Kelly McGuire. Kelly, known as the “King of the Island,” is an award-winning singer-songwriter.

This special NO COVER show is brought to you by Seaside Realty.

The show is at La Palapa Griega and starts at 5:00pm.

Don’t miss it!

Color Fun Run, February 24

Run or walk and enjoy an explosion of color at the Color Fun Run on Sunday, February 24 at 9:00am.

This 5 KM run will start at end at Club Duo at the Marinaterra Hotel & Spa.

The entry fee is 250 pesos or 300 pesos with a CHIP. A CHIP is necessary to record the participant’s race finish time.

Registrants will receive protective glasses, colored powder, an event t-shirt, and a chip to record your time (for 50 pesos more).

All proceeds will be donated to Estoy Contigo, which helps people with cancer and their families.

Sign up at Marinaterra Hotel & Spa. For more information, visit the event facebook page.

Jazz, Pizza & Wine, February 24

On Sunday, February 24, Vive Real Estate is teaming up with La Bartina 64 restaurant who will host their 2nd annual Jazz, Pizza & Wine night.

Special guest band HMO Jazz Combo is coming to San Carlos to perform live from 4:30pm – 7:30pm.

No cover.

Drink specials include 35 pesos beer and 60 pesos house wine throughout the event.

Personal-sized pizzas will also be discounted.

Come and enjoy a special night at La Bartina 64. For your reservation, call or WhatsApp 622-164-6278.

Dia de la Bandera Celebration at Tequila’s, February 24

On Sunday, February 24, celebrate Mexico’s Flag Day (Día de la Bandera) at Tequila’s restaurant.

Ticket price is 250 pesos per person and includes dinner, live entertainment, and 1 National drink.

You’ll have a choice of 2 dinners:
* Mexican combination platter
* Fish fillet accompanied by sides

The event starts at 5:30pm. For your reservation, call us at 226-0545 or 622-149-0066.

Mexicans first celebrated the country’s current flag on February 24, 1937. The design of this flag was used in 1821 and the current flag was officially adopted in 1968. Its colors – green, white, and red – are the national liberation army’s colors. The emblem in the middle of the flag stems from a legendary story of Aztecs who built their empire on a spot where they found an eagle eating a snake on top of a cactus. It is believed that the incident of the eagle and snake was a sign given by one of their gods and the place where it happened is today’s capital, Mexico City.

Sam Rainwater, February 25 and every Monday

Trop Rock Music Association Nominee and Winner, Sam Rainwater, will be performing at the recently opened restaurant, Hair of the Dog, on Monday, February 25 and every Monday through April. Sam will be performing on the patio from 2:00pm – 5:00pm.

Come hear Sam play originals from his Nashville-produced albums including his newest CD, “Cheaper Than Ice”, plus many of your beach favorites. Enjoy Sam’s “MexiTropAholic” style.

All MUSIC Proceeds, Tips, CD Sales goes to Castaway Kids!

The Silent Comedy Show with Omar, February 25

The Silent Comedy Show with live piano music by Omar continues on Monday, February 25 at 6:00pm at Colibrí Restaurant & Bar.

Entrance is 100 pesos ($5 USD) and children half-price. There will be a raffle for a free wood-oven pizza with each ticket.

Doors open at 5:00pm, music starts at 5:30pm, and the Movie Show runs from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Colibrí closes at 9:00pm.

There will be a special menu just for the Show consisting of delicious wood-oven pizzas, salads, tapas and a full bar will be available.

You owe it to yourself to experience these great classic comedies the way they used to be shown.

Reservations are recommended. Call Alex at 622-115-3466.

Huichol Bead Work, February 26 – 28

On Tuesday, February 26; Wednesday, February 27; and Thursday, February 28, there will be a fine display of Huichol bead work at Solimar’s office from 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Returning to San Carlos are Rosendo Carrillo de la Rosa and his wife Celia from Santa Catarina, Jalisco. They are members of the Huichol indigenous people.

The Huichol have a long history of beading, making jewelry and decorating bowls and other figures, including stunning animals and decorative masks. The brightly colored commercial beads are fastened with wax and resin, in very intricate and beautiful patterns. Many of the designs have religious and cultural significance, often induced by visions which occur during peyote rituals.

It is worth a visit just to view the pieces, and many of us will not have the opportunity to see this traditional beaded art at any other place or time. The prices are very reasonable. Come and enjoy.

The Solimar office is located on the same road as the Golf Course. Drive past Club Deportivo and look for the sign on the right saying Art Show. Park and follow the pathway.

Future Special Events

Seaside Realty Open Houses, March 2 & 3

On Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, 3 from 11:00am – 2:00pm, Seaside Realty will be having an Open House at #99 Villa Hermosa. See the listing here.

For more information, call 622-226-2188 and visit Seaside Realty online.

Clay Sculpting Class, March 2

Club Deportivo is offering a Clay Platter / Bowl Making Class on Saturday, March 2 from 9:00am – 1:00pm.

The cost is 300 pesos, which includes instruction, tools, and everything needed to complete a platter or bowl project.

Bring a medium sized metal bowl, rolling pin, your favorite lace, 1 Ziploc bag and a few shells. Aprons or a big shirt to cover your clothes would be helpful.

Class size is limited to the first 25 people. To sign up, contact Sharon at 226-1764 or cell 208-290-5770.

Carnaval, February 28 – March 5

Head to Carnaval Guaymas for the biggest party in Sonora. For Carnaval, Guaymas’ beachside malecon will be transformed into a party promenade. 2019’s theme is “Alegorías por el Mundo”.

The week of Carnaval, February 28 – March 5, will be filled with the burning of the bad humor, crowning of the Carnaval Queen and Rey Feo (Ugly King), concerts, theater, poetry readings, fireworks, parades and all night parties.

On Thursday, February 28, Carnaval kicks off with the Burning of Bad Humor at 8:00pm, and the coronation of the Rey Feo at the Three Presidents Plaza.

From Saturday, March 2 to Tuesday, March 5, there will be four days of colorful parades featuring decorated floats, brightly masked and elaborately costumed people, marching bands, and pulsating dance music. Plus food and beer stands and elevated stages that will feature various live concerts. Thousands of onlookers, both young and old, will dance, cheer and throw confetti along the parade route, then make their way to the malecon where the party will continue with more live bands, food, drink and carnival rides.

The parade will start at 2:00pm each day and travel along Blvd. Sánchez Taboada to Ave. Serdán and Calle 10.

If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of experiencing Carnaval, make your way into Guaymas and fiesta Mexican-style.

Click here for the full Carnaval schedule.

Vino Litoral Wine Festival, March 9

Marinaterra Hotel & Spa is hosting the 2nd annual Vino Litoral Wine Festival on Saturday, March 9 at Club Duo.

In the evening, many Mexican wineries will present their wines, paired with seafood from several restaurants.

There will also be talks, art show, and music.

The cost is 500 pesos per person. Tickets are on sale at Marintaerra Hotel. For more information, call 622-225-2020 ext. 2.

The proceeds of this event will benefit Fundación LYRI México sin Lyme ni Rickettsia, Tetakawi and Estoy Contigo Guaymas.

Other News Around Town

Clean Up San Carlos! Weekly Saturday Clean

Please join CUSC this Saturday, February 23 at 8:00am.

We will meet at the bus turnaround near entrance to the Caracol.

Directions: Go past Marinaterra Hotel to the roundabout at end.

This area needs our attention. Let’s get out there and show our pride in San Carlos. Everybody is welcome.

** Bags and gloves will be provided. Don’t forget to bring your drinking water.
** We have Grabbers on hand.
** Please join our Clean Up San Carlos! Facebook group for announcements, schedule changes and progress reports.

Thank you, Anne Lewis and Allison Poutiatine, cleanupsancarlos@gmail.com

San Carlos Recycling Program for Plastics

Great News!! San Carlos has begun a Recycling Program for Plastics.

San Carlos residents and businesses should bring their plastic recycling items to the drop off location every Sunday between 10:00am – 2:00pm.

The drop off location (Carrie’s house) is in San Carlos — drive past Rosa’s Cantina and Piccolo’s restaurants (on the service road), turn right at the Laundromat (Lavandaria) and drive to the next small road. You will see her house on the right side. She will be there to collect your plastic. Click here for a map.

Please adopt her program into your daily habit, tell your friends and neighbors about this program, and be sure to “LIKE” her San Carlos Recycling Facebook page. If you have questions, please contact or Whatsapp Carrie at 622-170-4742.

Let’s work together to keep plastics out of our landfills, desert and ocean!

Art Supplies Needed for Agua y Más Orphanage

The Agua y Más Orphanage (Maggie’s Kids) is working hard to enhance the lives of the kids through creative arts and are asking for your donations.

Here’s what’s needed: acrylic or other art paints – all colors (no oil paints please), canvases, brushes, hot glue gun and glue sticks, felt materials, multimedia paper for acrylic/ watercolor/ drawing, construction paper – plain and colored, black sharpie “oil” pens (fine tip).

If you have art supplies (new or used) that you are willing to donate, please contact Amandalina at 622-132-2273 or 622-100-6580.

The kids at the orphanage in Guaymas love visitors! Would you like to bring an art project to them? No worries if you don’t speak Spanish. Amandalina will be there to help you. They would absolutely thrive on art visits and truly need them too. If you would like to spend time with them then please contact Amandalina and she will gladly set up a time with you.

Click here for a video that Michelle Wright Asher recently put together about Agua y Más.

Doug Marshall Award

Who is your hero?

Castaway Kids is seeking nominations for the 2019 Doug Marshall Community Service Award. Nominations must meet the following criteria:
1) they have shown exceptional contributions to the community;
2) they are full- or part-time residents of the San Carlos-Guaymas area;
3) they are still living; and
4) they are not now or have never been a Castaway Kids volunteer.

Please submit your nominations and a few paragraphs stating why your nomination should receive the award. Nominations must be submitted before Friday, March 1. Please fill out the form here. Or, fill out a paper nomination and drop it by the Castaway Kids Thrift Shop.

The Castaway Kids’ Board of Directors will choose this year’s recipient. It will be awarded in person at Castaway Kids’ Beach Party on Sunday, March 10.

Fishing, Golfing, Birding & Photography Reports

Fishing Report

There were some fish caught last week. On Wednesday morning we had a quick hour at the Seamounts catching five big yellowtail. The next morning we only caught one later on. I told a few friends just to try in close, rather than the Island. My friend’s boat was down, so we didn’t fish the tournament, but we caught enough to win it.

After several glass-calm days, the wind came up for the 13th Annual Yellowtail Fishing Tournament. Many braved the high seas and went over to the Island. Most boats caught 2 to 4 yellowtail, although Team Catch-a-lotta weighed 9 yellowtail weighing 150 pounds, and the big fish of the day at 21.5 pounds. Their luck wore off for Sunday, losing the one fish that they needed to win. Team Fins Up weighed six good fish, and the big fish of 22 pounds for a second consecutive win. A few teams caught a number of smaller fish up the coast, and jigging off Lalo’s.

The bite in close has progressed a little later in the day with the full moon. We caught 7 bonita, a few small yellowtail, and one about 12 pounds Saturday morning off San Antonio. Then around 10:30am we found the school off an eastern Seamount, and continued to get 9 of 11 15-20 pound yellowtail. We were holding on towards the end, but they walked away with more fish than they probably know what to do with. The water was dirty, but they found our colorful lures trolled slow and deep. The next group brought bananas and had lost patience before the bite time. On Monday we caught a couple midday, before they went deep. The fish are around! There is still lots of bait everywhere, even after 19 boats seined the area Friday. There were reports of acres of fish boiling at the Island, but they were focused on the real thing. Sometimes you need to find the hungry ones!

by Bryan ReplogleTeam Margarita Sportfishing, repsilon@aol.com
Video of fishing with Bryan

Birding Report

We had a great outing this past Thursday. 30 of us trekked out to the mouth of Estero del Soldado, most packing their chairs. We plopped them down and took our time looking at the varied birds. Least and Western Sandpipers, Wilson’s Plovers, Royal and Caspian Terns, Common Goldeneyes as well as various herons and egrets. On the way back to the parking lot, we were hoping to see the Mangrove Warbler but it was not to be. However, 3 Great Kiskadees flew in and posed for all: one of the day’s highlights. Their large bright yellow breasts and black and white faces are stunning. Most of the group then proceeded to the northwest corner of the estuary where we were greeted by 10 Roseate Spoonbills and a Black Skimmer skimming. On our way to lunch at El Mazateño, the 18 of us that were left stopped along the road to view the birds in the Miramar estuary. Besides Northern Pintails, American Wigeons, Coots and a Greater Yellowlegs, we had two Peregrine Falcons perched in the sand. The ducks seemed oblivious but when we returned both were gone and I suspect that as soon as the falcons took to the air, the ducks took to hiding spots.

My Bird of the Week is the stunningly elegant Northern Pintail. We are seeing large numbers of these in the Miramar Estuary (also known as Tular) as well as some in Estero del Soldado. It is also common on freshwater ponds and we sometimes see them in small flocks on settlement ponds. However, it is usually hard to get good photos because they are among the most skittish of the ducks we see. I captured this one at the Miramar estuary and it was, fortunately for me, somewhat oblivious of my friend and me. Northern Pintails summer in the northwest United States, Canada and up into the Yukon Territories on the arctic tundra. Its winter range is large and includes basically the bottom half of the US, all of Mexico and parts of Central America.

Pintails form “pair bonds” each winter but, according to Birdsna.org, are highly promiscuous during the nesting season. Once the eggs are laid, the female incubates the eggs alone. The ducklings hatch and spend only one day in the nest and then follow mom to the water. The continental population of the Northern Pintails plummeted from 6 million in the 1970’s to less than 3 million in the early 1990’s due to water shortages, agricultural development, contamination, and urbanization. However, the population has since stabilized at about 3.3 million and Birdsna.org reports “Ongoing conservation measures such as habitat restoration and enhancement of agricultural lands, as well as prudent harvest management, suggest that Northern Pintails should have a secure future in North America.”

We will meet for our next outing on Thursday, February 21 at 8:00am at the Esterito Cafe at the bottom of the road leading west around Bahia San Carlos. Please do not feel you have to be an expert to join our group. If you do not know anything except that you want to know more, our group will help you learn. If you are an experienced birder and just want to know other birders, then join us and share your experience. Please bring your water, sun and insect protection, and a chair. And your binoculars, of course. Outings usually last until around 11:30am or so and we then head to lunch. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at maryltannehill@yahoo.com.

by Mary Tannehill

Golfing Report

Ladies Club – February 12 – A simple game for the ladies this week. Play as well as you like, or bad, as the case may be, but only count your putts. Visitor Marian Paoletti was the hot stick of the day with only 30 whacks on the short stuff. Four players were only a stroke behind: Sharon Smit, Doris Tower, Vickie Teskey and Pam Bertrand. Doris Jones had a season’s best game shooting the best net of the day with a 64. Close behind was Sharon Smit with a 65 and Vickie Teskey with a 66.

Annual Valentine’s Tournament –  February 14 – The ladies did a superb job of organization and the full field of 79 men and ladies were treated to a perfect San Carlos day complete with a tasty breakfast and an amazing lunch, oh and some golf thrown in for good measure. Here’s a list of all the winners.

A FLT 1st  Harry Bargen, Bill Anderson, Deb Hank, David Hank – 54
2nd  Lena Haldane, Gary Haledane, Sharon Smit, Smitty Smit – 56
3rd  Pam McAdie, Jim McAdie, Yo Bos, Jack Bos – 58
B FLT  1st  Suzanne Hale, Jerry Hale, Pamela Bertrand, Mark Bertrand – 56
2nd  Marsha Oliver, Clint Oliver, Kathy Vacek, Dave Vacek – 57
3rd  Ann Millsap, Norman Dacey, Patsy Osachoff, Karl Dresen – 58
C FLT  1st  Cathy Cleveland, Rick Cleveland, Trigger Davies, Doug Davies – 58
2nd  Helen Pezska, Don Douthwright, Vickie Allen, Earl Allen – 59
3rd   Ali Boyle, Dave Boyle, Tim Heckel – 60

Upcoming Events:
– February 21 & 22 – International Cup – USA team VS Canadian/Mexican team – the teams are set, 28 a side. Watch next week for the results.
– February 26 – Ladies Day
– February 29 – Men’s Day – Back to front
– March 7 – Hermosillo – the last traveling day of the year

Just a reminder for the men & ladies to please sign up for the weekly play online. Go to sancarlosmensclub.com (now the central link for both the Men’s AND Ladies Golf Clubs) and follow the Sign Up Page to get registered. If you aren’t able to get online – call Jim @ 622-142-5089 for the men or Mary @ 226-0156 for the Ladies and we’ll get you fixed up.

by Jim McAdie

Photography Group Report

Photographers are invited to the Friday, February 22 meeting of San Carlos Photography Enthusiasts (SCPE). The meeting is at 8:30am at Tequila’s restaurant near Marinaterra Hotel.

Our program will center on the “Big Three” of photography: ISO, F stop and shutter speed. There will also be time for group discussion and a Q & A session for any pressing issues facing photographers. Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras for a short photo hike in the marina area.

Anyone with a love of photography from beginner to professional is invited to be a part of San Carlos Photography Enthusiasts. For further information contact Rick Hadley at rhadley8161@gmail.com. SCPE also has a group page on Facebook where more can be learned about the organization.

What’s Playing at Cinemex Guaymas

Cinemex changes the movies that are showing during the week, so check their site on the day you are going for the most up-to-date listings.

For a full listing and show times, visit Cinemex. Movies usually change on Thursdays.

  • Movies playing in English: La Mula; Alita: Battle Angel.
  • Movies playing in Spanish: Battle Angel: La Última Guerrera; La Gran Aventura LEGO 2; La Boda De Mi Mejor Amigo; Cómo Entrenar A Tu Dragón 3; Mirreyes vs. Godínez; Escape Room: Sin Salida.
Most “Hollywood” movies for adults are in English with Spanish subtitles, but check before you go. Map to Cinemex Guaymas.

Click here for Tips on how to navigate the Cinemex website.

Mondays and Tuesdays movies cost 53 pesos (44 pesos if you are over age 60). Also, every Tuesday is 2×1 day for all movies at all show times by showing your Cinemex card. This means two people get in for the price of one. Wednesday’s movies cost 37 pesos for everyone. Thursday through Sunday movies cost 53 pesos (44 pesos if you are over age 60).

Be sure to use your Cinemex card when buying refreshments; you earn points on these purchases also. Then ask at either the ticket or refreshment counter how many points you have accumulated and use these to offset your total cost when you want.

There is also a Cinefan card available. This card costs 50 pesos and gets you into 20 movies any day of the week for just 30 pesos. There are also special discounts on refreshments associated with this card.

Happy Hours and Food Specials

Embarcadero Cocina + Bar

Embarcadero Cocina + Bar has reopened at Marinaterra Hotel with a new menu and an extensive choice of wines and cocktails.

Enjoy indoor seating, at the bar and on the patio overlooking Marina San Carlos — with the World’s Best View.

A breakfast buffet is served from 6:00am to 1:00pm. From Monday to Friday, there’s a special price of 140 pesos for women. The cost on weekends is 210 pesos and weekdays 180 pesos.

There is also an à la carte menu.

2×1 Martinis and 2×1 draft beer every day!

For more information and a map, click here.
Phone: (622) 225-2020 EXT 04
Address: Hotel Marinaterra on the Malecon at Marina San Carlos. marinaterra.com

The Palapa Bar and Caddy Shack Bar & Grill

The San Carlos Country Club and Golf Course has something for everyone!

The Palapa Bar by the pool is open from 7:00am to 9:00pm every day.

We have great discounts on food.

You don’t have to be a member to buy a day pass for the pool or to eat at La Palapa restaurant. Come in and ask about the great food and drink promotions.

The Caddy Shack is open every day from  8:00am  to 8:00pm.

For more information and a map, click here.
Phone: (622) 226-1020 & (622) 226-1102
Address: in the San Carlos Country Club, between Loma Bonita and Solimar.

La Palapa Griega

Enjoy delicious Greek food, seafood, cold drinks and live music on Posada Beach. You can sit in the open-air, palapa covered restaurant, or on lounge chairs on the beach.

Our friendly staff is waiting to serve you.

Tuesday food special: Gyro Tuesdays with 60 pesos gyro, 30 pesos tequila and 50 pesos margaritas … add a Greek salad for 40 pesos. From 5pm – 8pm.

Entertainment:
Wednesday: Mark Mulligan. 5pm – 8pm
Thursday: Sensa Nova. 5pm – 8pm
Friday: The Twins. 5pm – 8pm
Sunday: Sector 7. 2pm – 6pm

La Palapa Griega is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
Hours: Monday to Saturday from 11am – 9pm, and Sunday from 10am – 8pm.

La Palapa Griega accepts credit cards (Visa and Mastercard).

For questions or reservations, call 226-1888. Click for more information and a map.

El Mar Restaurant

Enjoy air conditioned beach-front dining at El Mar Restaurant on La
Posada Beach.

Open Tuesday through Sunday, 7am – 9pm, serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Closed on Mondays.

Lounge by and play in our beachside pool – $50 pesos per person. Pool is open from 8am to 8pm.

Breakfast: Omelets, Egg McMuffins, Huevos Rancheros, Eggs Benedict, Chicken Fried Steak and more.
Lunch: Burgers, Cheese steaks, Create Your Own Salads, Chiles Rellenos, Enchiladas, Mexican Combos, Fish & Chips, Tortilla Soup, Sandwiches and more.
Dinner: Fish, Chicken, Steak, Filet Mignon, Shrimp. We Cook Your Fish.

Daily Specials include:
Tuesday: Chiles Rellenos ala Isabel
Wednesday: Pork Ribeye with Apple Sauce
Thursday: Fettuccini Alfredo with Shrimp
Friday: Fish & Chips
Saturday: Coconut Shrimp
Sunday: Breakfast Buffet from 8am – 12pm, $120 pesos. Drinks not included. Enjoy Isabel cooking omelets or eggs any way you like, bacon, beans, fried potatoes, chilaquiles, hotcakes, French toast, fruit and chicken chipotle or birria on alternating Sundays.

Beer Selection: Tecate, Tecate Light, Amstel, Bohemia, Coors Light, Heineken, Indio, Miller, XX Lager, XX Ambar.

For Information or Reservations, call 622-226-1008.

For Information on our Meeting Room, Event Center or Wedding Planning, call 622-226-1003.

For additional information and a map click here. Follow us on Facebook.

Captains Club

Captains Club is the best “harbor hangout” in town. Our restaurant/bar, located just south of the Marinaterra Hotel, is open to everyone. We serve the coldest beer in town and the freshest food available. Try our BBQ grilled burgers, beer battered fish and shrimp tacos, and our famous Cahuamanta soup in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Savor one of our delicious pizzas made in our wood fired pizza every day starting at 5:00pm. Guaranteed you’ll love it or we’ll buy you a beer!

Remember — You catch it and we cook it! We’ll cook your fish anyway you like it, with 2 sides. Click here for more information and a map.

Happy Hour everyday from 3pm – 7pm. 20 pesos draft beer, Pacifico, Pacifico Light, Corona. 45 pesos Margarita.

Daily Food Specials include BBQ Pork Ribs, Chile Rellanos, Nachos con Carne, and Cajun Chicken Sandwich. Don’t miss out on Pozole Thursdays…come and get it until it runs out. And don’t forget Clam Chowder Fridays.

Entertainment this week: Wednesday: Sensa Nova, 6pm – 9pm. Friday: Mar Caribe, 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Saturday: Candela, 6:30pm – 9:30pm. And watch all our sports broadcasts throughout the week.

Hours: Open Everyday except Tuesdays from 3pm – 11pm. Follow us on Facebook. Website: clubcapitanes.com. Call 226-2123.

Delfines Bar and Grill

Delfines Bar and Grill has been recognized with a 2017 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, based on the consistently great reviews we’ve earned! San Carlos’s finest international dining experience with a full service bar and bilingual staff.

Lunch: 12 fresh, flavorful and unique sandwiches with a variety of soups and salads.

Dinner: International fair of 18 specialty entrées each served with soup or salad, starch and seasonal veggies. Kung Pao Chicken, Proscuitto/Asiago Chicken Pasta, Ginger Citrus Shrimp, Fire Thai Filet, Fresh Catch of the Day and many more. Please click map and menu below, or see menu at delfinesbarandgrill.com.mx. All menu items are available for take-out.

Delfines features San Carlos’s only Teppan table, a great show and perfect for special occasions, available for parties of 6 or more by reservations 622-226-0499.

Entertainment: Friday: Sensa Nova, 6pm – 9pm. Saturday: Los Country Boys, 7pm – 10pm.

Happy Hour Sunday from 3pm – 7pm: house wine $2 USD & beer $1 USD (Tecate light, XX lager and Indio).

Fiesta Buffet Thursdays from 11am – 3pm. Includes a margarita. 180 pesos.

New Hours: Open EVERY DAY from 11am – 11pm. For reservations, questions, or inquiries about catered events, please contact Delfines’ owner Patrick, 622-226-0499. Click for map and menus.

Sunset Bar & Grill

Just a short 7 minute drive from town, on the old Club Med beach, you’ll discover this one-of-a-kind handcrafted restaurant.

Sunset Bar & Grill offers a healthy, concise late lunch & dinner menu, and top shelf unique mixed cocktails, fine tequilas, bacanora & mezcal.

Choose from an eclectic array of appetizers & sides to accompany your grilled main. Our grill Chef masters the perfect doneness you request on the top cut black Arrachera beef, the fresh catch of the day or the gourmet sirloin burger.

The brick mesquite oven deepens the flavors of the handmade flatbreads and pot pies. The weekly gourmet specials are designed to please your senses.

Sit on a rope swing while sipping a signature Mojito or pick any repurposed wooden spool table to watch the sun dip into the ocean … you will be drawn to the numerous décor details that create an unsurpassed ambiance.

If you are looking to spend an amazing evening on the beach with thoughtfully prepared food & cocktails, served in a tantalizing ambiance – don’t leave town without experiencing the Sunset Bar & Grill – the sexiest restaurant on the beach!

Entertainment. Friday: Norma & Gil, 6pm – 8:30pm. Saturday: Son Desierto plays World Music, 6pm – 9pm. Sunday: Sonora Jazz Quartet, 5:30pm – 8:30pm (reservations recommended).

Sunset’s Weekly Special (Friday – Monday). Chuck beef and aged fresh cheese enfrijoladas made with blue corn homemade tortillas, served with pickled onion, radishes and a creamy tomato guajillo sauce. Cost: 260 pesos or $14 USD.

Hours: Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 3:00pm – 10:00pm; Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Click herefor the menu and a map. Follow us on Facebook. For reservations, call 622-109-0003.

Soggy Peso Bar

Originally the only small shack on a desolate beach, the Soggy Peso Bar remains the quintessential traveler’s dream of a Mexican beach bar.

Improved over the past 12 years, this daytime & evening beach bar maintains its rustic vibe; even the locals say they feel like they’re on vacation when they’re at the Soggy.

From the freshest Mexican style seafood to the best margarita, the live music to world music, the spectacular sunsets to the friendly staff, laying in the hammocks to marveling at the kiteboarders, your experience at the Soggy Peso will feel complete.

For the non-seafood lover, the small menu boasts great paninis & salads, guacamole & bean bowls. For the seafood lover, the signature crab tostada, shrimp quesadilla or Mexican seafood cocktail are a must. The original owner and long standing staff members strive for consistency in providing a quality experience.

For visitors & locals alike, take the time to experience Soggy’s good vibe, and savor a cold beverage & delectable light fare with two feet in the sand at the best little beach bar in town!

Entertainment: Tuesday: Omar, 3pm – 5:30pm. Thursday: The Dudes, 3pm – 6pm. Friday: Manuelito, 3pm – 5:00pm. Saturday: Luna, 3:30pm – 6pm. Sunday: Son Desierto, 3pm – 5:30pm. Monday (March 4). Eric Holland, 3pm – 5:30pm

Hours: Open every day from 11am – sunset. Open later during Full Moon special events. Click here for the menu and a map.

HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille

It’s Hammer-Time! Check out the best sports bar in town. Located at the San Carlos Marina, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille is your best choice for great meals, cold drinks and great atmosphere. Come watch the sun set behind Tetakawi and the boats come and go from the marina.

Enjoy the ambience of our air-conditioned, re-designed pub and fabulous outdoor patio and Margarita Bar! Our unique menu of pub style food includes appetizers, lunches and dinners with favorites such as Dry Rub Ribs, the Dockside Chop Salad or the HammerHead Burger, all made from scratch with only the freshest ingredients.

Check out our daily food and drink special while you watch your favorite games on one of our 7 large TVs. Serving Pizza every day! Time for a new t-shirt or hat?… check out our merchandise on sale.

Are you a beer lover? HammerHead’s is the only bar in all of Sonora state supplying micro beer from Baja Brewing Co. made and bottled out of San Jose Del Cabo. Choose from award winning Cabotella (Lager), Baja Blonde (Pale Ale), and Baja Black (Obscura) and Baja Stout (Stout). Delicious and refreshing…try one today.

Happy Hour everyday from 2pm-5pm. $15 peso Draft Beer, $35 peso regular Margaritas and $40 peso flavored Margaritas.

Entertainment this week: Thursday: Luna Band, 8pm – 12am. Friday: Malibu, 8pm – 12am. Saturday: The Dudes, 3pm – 6pm; Luna Band, 8pm – midnight. Sunday, Monday and Thursdays are NFL football days at the Bar.

Hours: Open daily from 10am – midnight, sometimes later. The breakfast menu is available from 10am – 1pm everyday. We have FREE WI-FI and we do “Take-Out”. Call us at 622-226-0152 and follow us on FacebookClick here for more information, menus, and a map.

Froggy’s Bar

Any bar can be cool, but AWESOME takes practice. And in San Carlos, that AWESOME bar is Froggy’s Bar! Fashioned after the ever popular Carlos’n Charlie’s and Senor Frog’s franchises, Froggy’s is The Bar Where the Locals go to Party!

A San Carlos favorite since 1999, our bar has a laid-back, casual setting, where guests are free to have as much fun as possible as they are entertained by their surroundings – dancing to a live band, singing karaoke, playing some pool, watching all the Games & Sports on our 7 big screen TVs, and more. Our servers work hard to ensure you leave with an unforgettable memory of the restaurant.

Every Hour is Happy Hour! From 12 noon – 6pm, enjoy ice cold draft beer for 20 pesos, and 25 pesos for bottles of Pacifico, Pacifico Light, and Corona. EVERYDAY! We have pizza everyday and Tuesday 2 for 1 Pizza night + 30 peso margarita!

Entertainment this week: Thursday: Karaoke, 9pm – 2:30am. Friday: Live Music, 9pm – 2am. Saturday: Grupo Malibu, 10pm – 2:30am. Monday: Los Country Boys, 5:30pm- 8:30pm. Tuesday: La Sula Blues Band, 6:30pm – 9:30pm.

Hours: Monday: 1pm – 11pm; Tuesday: 12 noon – 1am; Wednesday: 12 noon – 9pm; Thursday – Saturday: 12 noon – 2:30am; Sunday: 12 noon – 11pm. Follow us on FacebookClick here for the menu, a map, and more information. For reservations or take-out, call 622-226-0898.

Tortuga’s Restaurant & Bar

Tortuga’s is your fine dining experience in San Carlos. Tortuga’s is starting a new season with the Fresh Food Bistro menu. All of the menu items come from local fresh sources. All of our famous meats (Prime Rib, Rib Eye, Filet Mignon), Special Catch of the day, Spicy Tuna, Field Salad and a few new dishes are hand-picked to ensure you’re getting the best.

The Bistro is open 3:00pm to 11:00pm from Monday to Friday and 1:00pm to 11:00pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Every Friday, try our Prime Rib special which includes one glass of wine (540 pesos). Call early to reserve (622-226-2051) as the Prime Rib always sells out — it’s delicious! The Saturday special is our famous Beef Wellington (425 pesos).

Tortuga’s Bar is open and we welcome you from 8:30am to 11:00pm. Come in, have fun, laugh a lot, and try the Best Hamburger in San Carlos, and a few new dishes like crab cake and marinated eggplant. Open in the morning serving fresh coffee, a special French Toast Breakfast, Eggs Benedict, and all your favorites.

NEW: Tortuga’s now has fresh French baguettes every day (except Wednesday) after 11am. Reserve yours by calling 622-226-2051.

Entertainment: Friday: Omar Arriaga on Piano, 6pm – 9pm. Saturday: Sangre Latina, 6pm – 9pm. Monday: Gembe Jazz trio. 6pm – 9pm. Tuesday: Alfredo & Jesus, 6pm – 9pm. Wednesday: Gil and Bad Rumors: 6pm – 9pm.

Food & Drink Specials:
Monday: Enchiladas (95 pesos) + Margarita (55 pesos)
Tuesday: Taco Tuesday (20 pesos) + Tequila (30 pesos)
Wednesday: Shepherd’s Pie (90 pesos) + Screw driver (55 pesos)
Thursday: Tostadas (35 pesos) + Cerveza Nationale (25 pesos)
Friday: Chile relleno (90 pesos) + Margarita (55 pesos)
Saturday: Paella (120 pesos) + Mojito (55 pesos)
Sunday: Special breakfast buffet (120 pesos includes coffee), 9:00am – 1:00pm. Special St. Louis Pork Rib full rack (350 pesos)

Check out the website for more information.

Colibrí Restaurant & Bar

We welcome you to the Colibrí Restaurant & Bar, a garden oasis like no other in San Carlos. Located in the north-west corner of Plaza Las Palmas (where the CEA water company is located) in the center of town, Colibrí (which means “hummingbird” in English) is your best choice for an intimate, romantic dinner or for a fun outing with a bunch of friends.

With many separate dining areas, the choice is yours. Enjoy your favorite meal in our indoor, air-conditioned restaurant; eat outside in the enclosed garden area; or have a view of the ocean on our outdoor patio upstairs — with seating for over 100 people, we’re ready for your group, large or small. We have a well-stocked bar, including beer and wine.

Our menu is full of unique dishes that is sure to satisfy the most discerning palate. The restaurant features Tapas (small plates), International entrées, made in-house ice cream, and Italian gelato. You must also try our delicious mesquite wood-fired pizzas. And, we serve a full breakfast.

Come in and check out our delectable culinary delights! We hope Colibrí will become a favorite of yours. Please make your reservation now by calling 622-115-3466.

Entertainment: Monday: Silent Comedy Movie Show with Omar. 6pm. Tuesday: Alto Sol, 6pm – 9pm. Wednesday: Alfredo and Manuel, 6pm – 9pm. Friday: Grupo Zero, 6pm – 8pm. Saturday: Love After Sunset, 6pm – 9pm. Sunday: Mario Sand, 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

Hours: Open Tuesday – Sunday from 8:30am – 10:30pm. Closed on Monday. Follow us on Facebook. Click here for more information and a map.

La Bartina 64

Looking for a casual dining experience in the heart of San Carlos with views of the beautiful Sea of Cortez! Then look no further than La Bartina 64 – located upstairs in the Seascape Plaza.

With three seating areas to choose from, you can have it all. Sit on our outdoor patio while sipping a refreshingly cool cocktail; enjoy a modern, clean and comfortable dining experience indoors; or head out to the rooftop patio with padded couches, chairs, a bar and music.

Our specialty is our gourmet food! We have a varied menu to please all palates: salads, ceviche, tostados and tacos, burgers, steaks, shrimp, sashimi and much, much more, including dessert. You’ll also enjoy our fully stocked bar with over 14 wines available, Modelo brand beers, and exotic cocktails.

At La Bartina 64, you can dance the night away with Assterisko or other live music, or take in all the sports action on one of our 8 big-screen TVs savoring our popular Juicy Lucy burger and a nice cold beer. With seating for over 140 people, there’s always room for you to enjoy yourself at La Bartina 64. Birthday promotions — come with a party of 4 or more and your meal is free! Celebrate your special day on Friday – buy one bottle and the 2nd one is free.

Happy Hour is Monday – Friday from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. 2 x 1 drinks and beers! Sundays is Bottomless Mimosas from 2pm – 6pm, 250 pesos.

Food Specials:
Wednesday Double Burger Deal: two cheeseburgers for 110 pesos.
Slice Night Thursday: from 3pm – 9pm, enjoy 1 pepperoni pizza for 90 pesos, or 2 pepperoni pizzas for 160 pesos.
Slice Night Sunday: 2pm – 10pm.

Entertainment: Thursday: Mario Sandoval, 6pm – 9pm. Friday, Saturday & Sunday: DJs all night long. Sunday: Assterisko playing rock and acoustics, 2pm – 7pm.

Hours: Open Everyday! Monday – Thursday from 11am – 11pm; Friday and Saturday from 11am – 3am; Sunday from 11am – 12am. Follow us on Facebook. We have FREE WIFI and we do “Take-out.” Call us at 622-226-0968. Click here for the menu, more information, and a map.

Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar

Blackie’s — Celebrating 20 years in San Carlos!

Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar has been a staple in San Carlos for 20 years, offering a delicious dining experience and excellent service for its national and international guests.

Our charming upscale restaurant serves favorite authentic Mexican dishes such as our popular Shrimp Guillermo and Meat, Chicken or Shrimp Fajitas. If you are in the mood for the best cut of Sonoran beef like our Rib Eye Steak, or Raspberry Chicken, or perhaps a Fish au meunière, come hungry because our international menu has a variety of food options that will please any palate. Start your meal with a Caesar Salad, prepared for you table-side by our welcoming and friendly staff, and end it with a refreshing complimentary after-dinner drink. Come in today and find out why we are rated one of the top San Carlos restaurants on TripAdvisor!

Weekly Food Specials: Mexican food specials and 45 peso margaritas on Tuesdays through Thursdays. Ask your server for the Daily Specials from Friday to Sunday.

Happy Hour: Monday to Friday, 3pm – 6pm; Saturday & Sunday, 2pm – 5pm.

Entertainment: Thursday to Saturday 6:30pm – 11:00pm and Sunday 2:30pm – 7:00pm: Tavo Manriquez.

Hours: Open Tuesday to Friday from 3pm – 10:30pm, Saturday & Sunday from 1pm – 10:30pm. Closed on Monday. Follow us on Facebook. We have FREE WIFI and we do “Take-out”. For reservations, call 622-226-1525. Click here for the menu, more information, and a map.

Maria’s Restaurant Bar

¡Bienvenido! If you want home-made, quintessential Mexican food, then come to Maria’s Restaurant Bar, where traditional Mexican cooking is our specialty. Maria’s invites you to enjoy a special breakfast, like our popular Omelette Tony filled with cheese and Chilaquiles and topped with red and green salsa. For lunch or dinner, why not try the delicious Mexican combination platter, the Chile Rellenos, or our Enchiladas with rice. Ask your server for the Daily Meal Special — you can try something new every time you visit!

Our licensed, air-conditioned restaurant is located on the top floor across the street from the Marinaterra hotel entrance. Follow the signs to park and walk up the stairs. Our outdoor patio boasts views of the marina and Tetakawi, and is a perfect spot to enjoy the sunset.

With free WIFI and a big-screen TV, a welcoming atmosphere and affordable prices, Maria’s is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the best authentic Mexican food in San Carlos.

Entertainment: Thursday: Alfredo and Manuel, 6pm – 9pm.

New Hours: Open Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 7am – 11pm, Thursday – Saturday from 7am – midnight. We do Take-Out. Call us at 622-132-7899. Follow us on FacebookClick here for more information, the menu and a map. Delivery service coming soon!

Turquesa Restaurant

At the new Turquesa Restaurant, admire the beautiful Sea of Cortez and watch the sunset from our outdoor patio or air-conditioned restaurant.

Located across the street from Charly’s Rock and next to the Hacienda Tetakawi hotel, Turquesa Restaurant is open every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 7:00am – 11:00pm. Enjoy a traditional southern Mexican breakfast, the popular Skillet de Pastel Azteca. This lasagna-style dish is made with chicken and corn tortillas with a red chile sauce.

For lunch or dinner, try our delicious Rib-eye tacos or our Tlacoyos de Cameron – a regional shrimp dish made with thick corn dough tortillas. With beef, fish, and shrimp on our menu and a fully-stocked bar, we have something for everyone. Come and try our new menu with burger sliders, hot dogs, soups and salads.

With your meal, why not try one of our special artisanal beers, RREY London or RREY Kolsch, crafted in the city of Monterrey and brewed to perfection as per the German tradition.

Entertainment: Acoustic Fridays with Mario Sand, 7pm – 10pm. Saturday: DJ By the Beach plays background melodies from 5:30pm – 11pm.

Weekday Specials. Monday: free coffee with your breakfast; Tuesday: second dish 50% off; Wednesday: 1pm – 6pm Happy Hour with 2×1 on all national drinks; Thursday: Maquilas dine out – 25% off your order; Friday: buy one dish and get 2×1 on all national drinks.

Hours: Open Every Day from 7am – 11pm. Follow us on Facebook. We have FREE WIFI and we do “Take-out”. For reservations, call 622-103-0416. Click here for more information.

Los Arbolitos de Cajeme

Los Arbolitos de Cajeme in San Carlos welcomes You!

Los Arbolitos de Cajeme has been serving its clients delicious meals for the past 25 years and is one of the most popular restaurants in the State of Sonora. Los Arbolitos prides itself on its excellence in cuisine and on its customer service. Come on in and give us a try. If you are a guest of San Carlos, staying at a hotel or rental unit, ask for your coupon to receive a 10% discount on food consumed in our restaurant.

Our San Carlos restaurant has the freshest seafood, the best Sonoran beef cuts, and the nicest and largest outdoor palapa-covered patio that has striking views of the Sea of Cortez. Watch the dolphins swim by or the sun set while you enjoy a fantastic meal any day of the week.

Your meal begins with our complimentary in-house tortilla chips and sauces. Start with one of our many appetizers, including soups and salads, tacos and tostadas. Follow that with our popular Shrimp dishes, like Boston or Ranchero Shrimp. Looking for a bit more heat? Our Shrimp a la Diabla won’t disappoint. We also offer 7 different options for fish fillets. Our seafood is always fresh and has a unique and characteristic northern Mexican flavor. Prefer to have some meat? Then try the mouth-watering Arrachera steak, cooked to perfection and served with rice and salad.

You must try our famous Molcajetes – – you choose either a hot or cold option, filled with a delectable assortment of seafood or with shrimp, steak and chicken.

We are licensed and carry an assortment of beers, wine, spirits, and cocktails.
NEW Drink Specials: 2 x 1 Margaritas– every day, all day! Plus, NO CORKAGE FEE if you bring your own bottle of wine.

Hours: Open Every Day from 9am – 8:30pm. Follow us on Facebook or check out our website. We do “Take-out” and Delivery (small fee). Call 622-226-0076. Click here for more information and a menu.

Tequila’s Restaurant & Bar

You haven’t experienced San Carlos, Mexico until you’ve been to Tequila’s. Named after Mexico’s national drink, Tequila’s Restaurant & Bar is the quintessential Mexican experience.

Our Sports Bar has been family-owned for almost 35 years. Tequila’s welcomes you to enjoy breakfast (we make the best chilaquiles rojos in town), lunch (try one of our delicious gourmet burgers), and dinner (we’re famous for our chili rellenos) at our spacious restaurant located at the side entrance to the Marina, just past Marinaterra hotel.

With Daily food specials, Daily Happy Hours, 2 Pool Tables, 4 big-screen TVs, DirecTV with all sports (NFL, MLB, NBA), free wifi, and lots of parking, Tequila’s is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the best Mexican food in San Carlos. Bienvenidos!

Enjoy the patio bar where we sell “raspados”, smoothies, milkshakes, ice cream, and nachos. Dogs are welcome on our nice sunny covered terrace.

Daily Food Specials:
Monday: Mexican Combo, 120 pesos
Tuesday: Chimichangas (beef or chicken), 105 pesos
Wednesday: Fish Filet (garlic or your choice), 110 pesos
Thursday: Chiles Rellenos (cheese), 95 pesos
Friday: Cesar’s Spagetti (chicken & salad), 125 pesos
Saturday & Sunday: Brunch with 55 pesos Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s or Bloody Caesars.

Entertainment this week: Friday: 8 Ball Pool Tournament, 6pm and Karaoke Night, 9pm–1am. Saturday: Live music, Grupo La Familia, 9pm–1am.

Hours: Open Every Day! Sunday – Thursday from 7am–11pm; Friday & Saturday from 7am–2am. FREE-WIFI. We do Take-Out. Call us at 622-226-0545.

Explore San Carlos: Tours and Excursions

El Mar Diving Center

We are San Carlos’ Premier Scuba Diving Center, providing Adventure since 1988. We offer certification courses (Open Water; Advanced; Diver Specialties such as navigation, underwater digi-photo, night, deep, and wreck diving) representing SSI and PADI Training. Already certified? Then come to El Mar to rent or fill your tanks or service your equipment. We also offer a snorkeling course.

For a memorable day on the water, join us for one of our diving, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing trips. We also rent kayaks, snorkeling and scuba gear. Click here for more details.

Phone: 622-226-0404 (San Carlos Office); 1-877-365-0251 (Toll Free from U.S. & CAD)
Address: 263 Creston, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
Website: elmar.com/mexico.php
Email: elmarmex@prodigy.net.mx
Facebook: El Mar Diving Center San Carlos Mexico

Team Margarita Sport Fishing

San Carlos offers outstanding sport fishing year-round and our Team Margarita charter boats can adapt to whatever fishing style you prefer. We practice “catch and release” on all billfish, but other varieties can be excellent food for the table. Light tackle or fly-fishing enthusiast? We can set you up!

Check out our weekly Fishing Report on whatsupsancarlos.com.

We can also host sunset cruises, eco-cruises (whale watching, dolphins, birds, etc), and snorkeling trips. We specialize in sailing trips, kayak excursions, and windsurfing. Boat, kayak, and equipment rentals available. Click here for more details.

Phone: 044-622-855-5926 or 622-227-0219 (San Carlos Office); 1-520-232-2103 (U.S. & CAD)
Website: www.scaaMexico.com
Email: repsilon@aol.com

Jack Wilde Kayak Adventures

Jack is leading kayaking tours in Belize until mid April.

Family and friends coming to visit? Do you want them to experience the beauty and wonder of San Carlos, to really understand why you love it here so much? Why don’t we take them kayaking?

Out on the water we can truly enjoy the gorgeous scenery, the interesting wildlife, and the feel of the Sea of Cortez beneath us. Combine it with a swim or snorkel and a little beach time; what better way to show off this incredible location?

A three-hour tour, including kayak, costs only $40 USD per person.

Trips are in stable and dry double kayaks and include basic instruction, all required equipment, a light snack and a biologist as your guide. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

You can also take Kayak Paddling lessons.

Click here or call Jack for more information.
Phone number 044-622-138-1805 (cell) 622-226-1293 (home)
Email: JackWildeAdventures@gmail.com

Nacapule Horse Rides

You can enjoy our Sonoran desert with our amazing trail rides. We offer 1, 2 and 3 hour trail rides and sunset rides for all levels and abilities. Or try our unique and fun picnic or BBQ rides. Ride costs start at only $25 USD.

Call today to book your ride (we require 24 hours notice). Ask for specials, events and package deals. English and Spanish are spoken. Call Natalie at 622-101-2208.

Phone: 622-101-2208
Email: natenglish77@aol.com
Hours: Open 7 days week for morning, afternoon, and evening / sunset rides.
Facebook: Rancho Nacapule

What’s Happening this Week in San Carlos & Guaymas

Wednesday, February 20

Entertainment

  • Mark Mulligan. 5:00pm – 8:00pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • Movie & a Burger. 5:30pm, San Carlos Yacht Club.
  • Gil and Bad Rumor. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Tortuga’s Restaurant & Bar.
  • Sensa Nova. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Captains Club.
  • Alfredo and Manuel. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar.
  • CineClub Guaymas free movie. 7:00pm, CONALEP.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am (intermediate). Other yoga and thai chi classes throughout the morning. La Casa De Paja.
  • Mass. 9:00am, Parroquia San Borromeo.
  • Al-Anon. 10:00am, beach by La Palapa Griega. Everyone welcome.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
  • Bridge. 11:00am at El Mar. Contact Dolores 227-0343 or doloresr00@gmail.com.
  • Tai Chi. 12:00pm, La Casa de Paja.
  • AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) English speaking meetings. 5:30pm, in the San Carlos Medical Plaza. For more information, call 622-161-8357, or visit the website.

Thursday, February 21

Special Events

  • International Cup Golf Tournament. NEW
  • Basic Techniques of Painting with Alcohol Ink Class. 10:00am – 1:00pm, Club Deportivo. NEW
  • Parrot Heads of San Carlos “Up Close and Personal” House Concert with Kelly McGuire. 2:00pm, Villa Hermosa. NEW
  • Art Opening featuring NJ Searcy and Carol Pierce. 4:00pm – 7:00pm, Galeria Bellas Artes. NEW
  • San Carlos Educational Series: “The Sea Lion Disentanglement Campaign.” 7:00pm, Club Deportivo. NEW

Entertainment

  • The Dudes. 3:00pm – 6:00pm, Soggy Peso.
  • Sensa Nova. 5:00pm – 8:00pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • Mario Sand. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, La Bartina 64.
  • Alfredo and Manuel. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Maria’s Restaurant Bar. 
  • Tavo Manriquez. 6:30pm – 11:00pm, Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar.
  • Luna Band. 8:00pm – 12:00am, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.
  • Karaoke. 9:00pm – 3:00am, Froggy’s Bar.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Birding field trip with Mary. Everyone is welcome. 8:00am, Esterito Cafe in the Bahia.
  • Cherie Althauser’s yoga classes. 8:30am – 9:45am. 91 Loma Bonita Villa Hermosa.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am (intermediate). Other yoga classes throughout the morning. La Casa De Paja.
  • Mass. 9:00am, Parroquia de San Carlos Borromeo.
  • Men’s Golf league. 9:00am, San Carlos Country Club. For more information, contact Jim McAdie at jimmcadie@gmail.com or 622-142-5089.
  • Ceramics. 9:00am – 1:00pm, Club Deportivo,
  • Rescate Treasures Thrift Store open from 9:00am – 2:00pm.
  • Castaway Kids Thrift Store open from 9:00am – 3:00pm.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
  • AA meeting. 1:00pm, San Carlos Medical Plaza. Website
  • Ping pong. 3:00pm, Club Deportivo.

Friday, February 22

Special Events

  • International Cup Golf Tournament. NEW
  • Gentle Somatic Yoga Workshop with Leslie Young. 3:00pm – 5:30pm, La Casa de Paja. NEW
  • Dirty Pour Technique Class. 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar. NEW
  • Friday Night Dance. 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Club Deportivo. NEW

Entertainment

  • Manuelito. 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Soggy Peso.
  • The Twins. 5:00pm – 8:00pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • Grupo Zero. 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar.
  • Norma & Gil. 6:00pm – 8:30pm, Sunset Bar & Grill.
  • Sensa Nova. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Delfines Bar and Grill.
  • Omar’s Instrumental Piano Night. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Tortuga’s Restaurant & Bar.
  • Mar Caribe. 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Captains Club.
  • Tavo Manriquez. 6:30pm – 11:00pm, Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar.
  • Acoustic Fridays with Mario Sand. 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Turquesa Restaurant.
  • 8 Ball Pool Tournament. 6:00pm, Tequila’s Restaurant. NEW
  • Grupo Malibu. 8:00pm – 12:00am, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.
  • Karaoke Night. 9:00pm – 1:00am, Tequila’s Restaurant. NEW
  • Live Music. 9:00pm – 2:00am, Froggy’s Bar.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am (intermediate). Other yoga, adult dance and thai chi classes throughout the morning. La Casa De Paja.
  • San Carlos Photography Enthusiasts. 8:30am, Tequila’s Restaurant. NEW
  • San Carlos Senior Softball. 9:00am, Ranchitos field. All are welcome. Contact Murray at 227-0282 for info.
  • Community Library at Tecalai. 9:00am – noon. Works on a “leave one, take one” basis. Or, if you don’t have a book to leave, you can make a small donation.
  • Rescate Treasures Thrift Store open from 9:00am – 2:00pm.
  • Castaway Kids Thrift Store open from 9:00am – 3:00pm.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
  • Independent Ladies Luncheon. 12:00pm, Tortuga’s. For more information, contact Klarita at casapascola@yahoo.com.
  • Tai Chi. 12:00pm, La Casa de Paja.
  • Nuevo San Carlos Amateur Band Practice. 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Tecalai Clubhouse. For more information, contact Darwin Kellicut at drkellicut@gmail.com.

Saturday, February 23

Special Events

  • Gentle Somatic Yoga Workshop with Leslie Young. 9:00am – 11:30am & 3:00pm – 5:30pm, La Casa de Paja. NEW
  • Mark Mulligan and Kelly McGuire. 5:00pm, La Palapa Griega. NEW

Entertainment

  • The Dudes. 3:00pm – 6:00pm, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.
  • Luna Band. 3:30pm – 6:00pm, Soggy Peso Bar.
  • Grupo La Bohemia. 5:00pm – 8:00pm, El Mar Restaurant.
  • DJ By the Beach plays background melodies. 5:30pm – 11:00pm, Turquesa Restaurant.
  • Love After Sunset. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar.
  • Son Desierto plays World Music. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Sunset Bar & Grill.
  • Sangre Latina. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Tortuga’s Restaurant & Bar.
  • Candela. 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Captains Club.
  • Tavo Manriquez. 6:30pm – 11:00pm, Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar.
  • The Sea Notes. 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Hacienda Mar de Cortez.
  • Los Country Boys. 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Delfines Bar and Grill.
  • Luna Band. 8:00pm – 12:00am, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.
  • Grupo La Familia. 9:00pm – 1:00am, Tequila’s Restaurant. NEW
  • Grupo Malibu. 10:00pm – 2:30am, Froggy’s Bar.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Athleticlub San Carlos is open from 8:00am – 3:00pm. Pickleball court available to members and non-members.
  • Clean Up San Carlos! See “Other News Around Town” above for details on time and location.
  • Castaway Kids Thrift Store open from 9:00am – 3:00pm.
  • Rescate Treasures Thrift Store open from 9:00am – 2:00pm.
  • The Rescate Marketplace. 9:00am – 1:00pm, Rescate parking lot.
  • Shots Farmers Market. 9:00am – 1:00pm.
  • Ceramics. 9:00am – 1:00pm, Club Deportivo,
  • AA meeting. 10:00am, beach by La Palapa beach. Website.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
  • Masses in English. 4pm, San Carlos Borromeo Church.

Sunday, February 24 – Día de la Bandera

Special Events

  • Color Fun Run. 9:00am, Club Duo. NEW
  • Gentle Somatic Yoga Workshop with Leslie Young. 9:00am – 11:30am. “Embodied Wisdom”. 3:00pm – 5:00pm. Kirtan Sacred Chanting at dusk. La Casa de Paja. NEW
  • Jazz, Pizza & Wine. 4:30pm – 7:30pm, La Bartina 64. NEW
  • Dia de la Bandera Celebration. 5:30pm, Tequila’s Restaurant. NEW

Entertainment

  • Assterisko. 2:00pm – 7:00pm, La Bartini 64.
  • Sector 7. 2:00pm – 6:00pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • Tavo Manriquez. 2:30pm – 7:00pm, Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar.
  • Son Desierto. 3:00pm – 5:30pm, Soggy Peso.
  • Mario Sand. 5:30pm – 8:30pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar.
  • Sonora Jazz Quartet. 5:30pm – 8:30pm, Sunset Bar & Grill.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Church Service at San Carlos Community Church, 9:00am. Simultaneous Translation of the worship service into Spanish allows for both English and Spanish speaking listeners to understand the service. Great music, practical life application of the Scriptures and a bilingual Children’s Church all make for a meaningful time at SC Community Church.
  • Holy Mass celebration. El Palmar, 9:00am.
  • Agape Christian Fellowship Sunday morning worship services. Visit our website, www.agapesancarlos.com, for church service time and more information. Behind Delfines Bar & Grill.
  • San Carlos Recycling. 10:00am – 2:00pm. See “Other News Around Town” above for details and location.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 11:00am – 3:00pm.
  • Mass (in Spanish). 11:00am, Parroquia de San Carlos Borromeo.
  • AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) English speaking meetings. 5:30pm, in the San Carlos Medical Plaza. For more information, call 622-161-8357, or visit the website

Monday, February 25

Entertainment

  • Sam Rainwater. 2:00pm – 5:00pm, Hair of the Dog. NEW
  • Los Country Boys, 5:30pm – 8:30pm, Froggy’s Bar.
  • Gembe Jazz Trio. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Tortuga’s Restaurant & Bar.
  • Omar’s Silent Comedy Movie Show with live music. 6:00pm, Colibri Restaurant & Bar.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; Belly Dance, pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am (intermediate). Other yoga and thai chi classes throughout the morning. La Casa De Paja.
  • La Liga de Arte. 9:00am, the Tecalai Clubhouse. All levels and all mediums are welcome. For more information, e-mail Terri at ttwible@gmail.com.
  • Yoga with Laura Parsons. 9:00am – 10:00am, Club Deportivo.
  • Free bridge lessons: Beginners: 8:30am – 10:15am & Intermediate/Advanced: 9:30am -10:00am at Tortuga’s restaurant. For more information, contact Gary at haldane.home@outlook.com.
  • Co-Dependents Anonymous. 10:00am, San Carlos Community Church.
  • Bridge. 10:30am at Tortuga’s. Contact Dolores 227-0343 or doloresr00@gmail.com.
  • Tai Chi. 12:00pm, La Casa de Paja.
  • Free tour of San Carlos; call for reservation. 3:00pm, Seaside Realty.

Tuesday, February 26

Special Event

  • Huichol Bead Work. 10:00am – 4:00pm, Solimar’s office. NEW

Entertainment

  • Omar’s Ukulele Beach Show. 3:00pm – 5:30pm, Soggy Peso.
  • Sensa Nova. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Defines Bar & Grill.
  • Alto Sol. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar.
  • La Sula Blues Band. 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Froggy’s Bar.
  • Alfredo & Jesus. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Tortuga’s Restaurant & Bar.

Clubs & Organizations 

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Cherie Althauser’s yoga classes. 8:30am – 9:45am. 91 Loma Bonita Villa Hermosa.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am (intermediate). Other yoga classes throughout the morning. La Casa De Paja.
  • Women’s Golf. The Ladies 18 Holers tee off at 9:00am. Non-members are welcome. For more information, please contact Mary at 226-0156.
  • Mass. 9:00am, Parroquia de San Carlos Borromeo.
  • San Carlos Senior Softball. 9:00am, Ranchitos field. All are welcome. Contact Murray at 227-0282 for info.
  • Computer Club. 9:15am, Tequilas Restaurant. Everyone welcome. Listen to the live audio.
  • Rotary Club. 9:30am, San Carlos Country Club. All are invited. For more information please contact rotarysancarlos@gmail.com.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
  • Dance class (rhumba, cha cha , swing and west coast swing). 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Club Depotivo.
  • Bingo. Doors open at 6:00pm and bingo starts at 6:30pm, Club Deportivo.

Wednesday, February 27

Special Event

  • Huichol Bead Work. 10:00am – 4:00pm, Solimar’s office. NEW

Entertainment

  • Mark Mulligan. 5:00pm – 8:00pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • Movie & a Burger. 5:30pm, San Carlos Yacht Club.
  • Gil and Bad Rumor. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Tortuga’s Restaurant & Bar.
  • Sensa Nova. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Captains Club.
  • Alfredo and Manuel. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar. 
  • CineClub Guaymas free movie. 7:00pm, Guaymas Auditorium.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am (intermediate). Other yoga and thai chi classes throughout the morning. La Casa De Paja.
  • Mass. 9:00am, Parroquia San Borromeo.
  • Yoga with Laura Parsons. 9:00am – 10:00am, Club Deportivo.
  • Al-Anon. 10:00am, beach by La Palapa Griega. Everyone welcome.
  • Bridge. 11:00am at El Mar. Contact Dolores 227-0343 or doloresr00@gmail.com.
  • Tai Chi. 12:00pm, La Casa de Paja.
  • AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) English speaking meetings. 5:30pm, in the San Carlos Medical Plaza. For more information, call 622-161-8357, or visit the website.

Save the Dates

Click for the full 2019 Calendar of Events

  • February 28. San Carlos Educational Series “Raise Awareness”. 7:00pm, Club Deportivo.
  • February 28 – March 5. Carnaval Guaymas.
  • March 1. Mark Mulligan. 5:00pm, Koyotl Restaurant.
  • March 1 – 3. Sons of Freedom 12th Anniversary Party.
  • March 2. Clay Sculpting Class. 9:00am – 1:00pm, Club Deportivo.
  • March 9. Rotary’s Carne Asada.
  • March 9. Vino Literal: Festival del Vino 2019. Club Duo.
  • March 10. St Patrick’s Golf Tournament.
  • March 10. Castaway Kids Beach Party. Noon – dusk, location TBA.
  • March 14, 15 (men) and 19, 22 (ladies). Golf Club Championship (March 26: last day for Tuesday’s Ladies Day. March 28: last day for Thursday’s Men’s Golf).
  • March 15, 16 & 17: Therapeutic & Classic Iyengar Yoga Workshop with Deborah Bristow. La Casa de Paja. $150 USD. Call 226-0119 or write to kathybereza@hotmail.com to register.
  • March 16. San Carlos Community Church Women’s Retreat. 9:00am – 3:30pm.
  • March 16. Holistic Health Fair. 10:00am – 6:00pm, San Carlos Country Club.
  • March 18 (3rd Monday in March) — holiday to commemorate Benito Juarez birthday on March 21, 1806.
  • March 24 – 28. Rescate Theatrical Event. 7:00pm, El Mar restaurant (back room).
  • March 30. Visiting artist Thom Shepherd joins Mark Mulligan at La Palapa Griega.

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