Trapped Shark on Mazarrón Beach
On Tuesday 16th August, emergency services released a shark into the sea after it became stuck on Bolnuevo Beach.
They managed to free the ‘blue shark’ or a Prionace Glauca Shark after it was washed onto the beach and was unable to get back into the water. It was towed out by boat to about 8 miles out to sea and was then set free.
Mazarrón City Council has asked the Regional Government for protection of the site Erosions Bolnuevo and declaring it a Natural Monument.
Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
There is an antique and collectables market on Sundays from 10am until about 1pm at the Plaza de Mercadona.
Free Dramatized Tour Of Águilas in Spanish – Saturday 4th Sept – from Tourist Office
Free Guided Tour of The Historic Centre in English– Saturday 24th Sept – 11am from the Tourist Office. History of Fishing Harbour, Railway Monument, Icaro’ Monument, Church of San José, Roman Baths, Archaeological Museum, Plaza de España and Casino.Lasts about 2hrs.
Tel 968 633 512 – Tues Market
Guided Visit to Alhama Castle – Saturday 10th & Sunday 25th Sept – 11am from Archaeological Museum Los Baños – 1½ hrs.
Guided Tour of Archaeological Museum Los Baños – Saturday 3rd Sept – 11am. Lasts about 45mins.
Free Theatrical Visit In English – Sunday 18th Sept – 11am from Archaeological Museum Los Baños – about 1½hrs
Tel 968 441 914 – Thurs Market
Guided Tour Of The Historic City – Most weekdays during Sept – 3€ – 12.30pm from Tourist Office – 45 minutes.
Guided Tour Of The Historic City to include Lorca Burguesa – every day during Sept – 8€ – 12.30pm for the City Tour & 7.30pm for Lorca Burguesa (to include food).
Free Guided Tour to see Lorca Monument – Saturday 24th Sept – 11.30am from Tourist Office
Visit to the Theatre La Dago Roja – Saturday 10th Sept – 3€ – 11.30pm from Tourist Office
Tel 968 594 426 – Sat Market
Mazarrón Town & Sun Market Puerto de Mazarrón
Summer Evening Market in Puerto de Mazarrón
Stalls will be open along Avenida Costa Cálida from 8pm-1am until mid-September
Manuel Páez Exhibits ‘Atavismos’ In Mazarrón Town Hall
The exhibition will last until September 30th. The exhibition, curated by Blas Miras, was opened by the Councillor for Culture, Pedro Martinez, who highlighted the quality of the exhibits.
Manuel Páez brings a selection of pictorial and sculptural works in which he combines classic and contemporary elements. From Murcia, Paez is a renowned artist who, despite his youth, has had numerous exhibitions and has participated in fairs such as ARCO or Art Madrid.
The exhibition is open Monday to Saturday from 10am-2pm and Monday to Friday from 6pm-9pm.
Poetry Recital “Mares De Papel”
Five poets, Jerónimo García Jorquera, Manuel Iglesias Hernández, Violeta Sáez, María Cruz Agüera and María Dolores Rodríguez López delighted a large audience with their performances in a relaxed and supportive environment for reflection, coinciding with the sunset and sea background.
New Course With Professional Catering Certificate
This will be held from October 4th to December 5th in the CIME Mazarrón from 9am-2pm. There will be 210 hours of lessons and 80 hours of practical training.
Municipal Initiatives Center Employment (CIME), under the Department of Employment, Training and Local Development, are offering a new course of hospitality with professional certification titled “Basic Restaurant and Bar Operations”.
More information at the CIME, located on Avda Constitucíon 65, Mazarrón.
Tel 968 592 767
Tel 968 423 902 – Wed Market
X Domingo Pelegrin Memorial Mountain Bike Championship – Sunday 11th Sept – 48km race in Sierra Espuñas. 20€ entry for members of Mountain Bike Federation, 35€ for non-members. Registration by 9th Sept at www.ccsantaeulalia.com
XXX1 Subida al Santuario de la Santa Rally – 23rd – 25th Sept
Exhibition in Recinto Ferial on Friday 23rd Sept at 9pm. Rally starts Saturday 24th at 2pm. Beware roads being closed over the weekend.
Tours of Bastida in Totana – Saturdays and Sundays in Sept – 3€ (special rate 2€) 10am and 12pm. For more information, contact the Tourist Office.
Tour of Santuario La Santa – Saturday 17th Sept – 10.30am from Puerta De La Ermita – 1½hrs