Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, April 29-May 1, 2016.

FRIDAY:

El Paso Zoo – 35 acres of fun and adventure featuring exotic animals from around the world and family attractions such as the African Star Train, the Hunt Family Desert Spring splash pad, and the Foster Tree House Playground. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4001 E. Paisano, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details

Wyler Ariel Tramway – Take in the beauty of our city and surroundings from 5,632 feet above sea level. Once on top there are several viewing areas, a gift shop, and Swiss-made gondolas that will take you on a soaring 4-minute ride above the canyon. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at Franklin Mountains State Park, 1700 McKinley. FREE entry. Tram Ride, $8 adults, $4 children 12 and under. More Details

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season continues at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 1:30 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

Las Cruces Country Music Festival - Lee Ann Womack and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band headline tonight. Gates open at 5 p.m. Admission varies. More Details

Summer Carnival at Sunrise Shopping Center – Carnival rides, games and food. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Sunrise Shopping Center, 8500 Dyer. FREE admission, $20 unlimited rides. More Details

Friday at The Fire – Live music by local bands set against the ambiance of the Freedom Crossing at Ft. Bliss outdoor fireplace. Tonight, Maddison Livingston. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. FREE

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Cielo Vista Mall parking lot. Admission is FREE. More Details

Title Night at the Ballpark - El Paso’s first-ever boxing World Champion, Jennifer Han, defends her IBF World Featherweight Championship. 7 p.m. at Southwest University Park, Downtown. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Fiddler On the Roof’ – One of the most popular musicals tells the story of a poor milkman steeped in tradition, and his five forward thinking daughters. Can you say ‘conflict’? Showtime is 7 p.m. 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Charley’s Aunt’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the hilarious tale of young love and preposterous deception widely regarded as one of the most entertaining farces of all time. Showtime is 7 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance presents ‘King Lear’ – The dance company closes its season with the classic William Shakespeare play. Show time is 7:30 p.m. at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre. Tickets $9-$14. More Details

El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Ode to Joy’- The Symphony performs its last classical concert of the season. 7:30 p.m. in the Plaza Theatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

SATURDAY:

Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing – The “producers only” market features area farmers, backyard gardeners and artisans selling organic and pesticide-free vegetables, locally-made goat cheeses, natural free range chickens and eggs, native plants for home and yard, fresh-baked breads and salsas. 7:30 a.m. to 12 noon. FREE admission. More Details

El Paso Rose Garden – Stop and smell over 1,400 blooming roses at one of El Paso’s hidden gems. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the El Paso Municipal Rose Garden, 1702 N. Copia St. FREE. More Details

Downtown Artist and Farmers Market – The market offers the chance to shop for original arts and crafts and regionally grown produce in an outdoor setting while enjoying entertainment featuring local artists, food vendors and free activities. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Union Plaza District along Anthony Street. FREE admission and FREE parking. More Details

El Paso Zoo – 35 acres of fun and adventure featuring exotic animals from around the world and family attractions such as the African Star Train, the Hunt Family Desert Spring splash pad, and the Foster Tree House Playground. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4001 E. Paisano, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details

Dia de los Niños, Dia de los Libros - More than 25,000 books will be given away at the 20th annual children’s day celebration. Free activities and entertainment, too. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Washington Park, next to the El Paso Zoo. FREE. More Details

Sun City Craft Beer Festival - Dozens of local, regional and national craft breweries showcase and share their brews. 12 noon to 8 p.m. in the El Paso Convention Center Plaza, Downtown. Admission varies. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

El Paso Burger + Craft Beer Festival - Local burger joints + local craft beers, and live local bands. 12 noon to 10 p.m. at Cleveland Square, Downtown. $10, kids 12 and under FREE. More Details

Wyler Ariel Tramway – Take in the beauty of our city and surroundings from 5,632 feet above sea level. Once on top there are several viewing areas, a gift shop, and Swiss-made gondolas that will take you on a soaring 4-minute ride above the canyon. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at Franklin Mountains State Park, 1700 McKinley. FREE entry. Tram Ride, $8 adults, $4 children 12 and under. More Details

Summer Carnival at Sunrise Shopping Center – Carnival rides, games and food. 12 noon to 12 midnight at Sunrise Shopping Center, 8500 Dyer. FREE admission, $20 unlimited rides. More Details

La Viña Spring Wine Festival - Music, crafts, food and more than 20 award-winning New Mexico wines available for tasting. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 NM-28, Anthony, New Mexico. Adult admission $20. More Details

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season continues at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 1:30 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

Free Movie Saturday at the International Museum of Art – The 1948 movie “The Red Shoes” will be screened at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Ave. Admission is FREE, concessions will be available. More Details

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food. 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Cielo Vista Mall parking lot. Admission is FREE. More Details

Las Cruces Country Music Festival – Rick Trevino, Chris Baker, and Bri Bagwell are tonight’s featured performers. Gates open at 4 p.m. Admission varies. More Details

Punk Rock Flea Market – Artists, vendors, music, and food. Beginning at 5 p.m. at Lowbrow Place, 111 E. Robinson Ave. FREE admission. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Charley’s Aunt’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the hilarious tale of young love and preposterous deception widely regarded as one of the most entertaining farces of all time. Showtime is 7 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Fiddler On the Roof’ – One of the most popular musicals tells the story of a poor milkman steeped in tradition, and his five forward thinking daughters. Can you say ‘conflict’? Showtime is 7 p.m. 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance presents ‘King Lear’ – The dance company closes its season with the classic William Shakespeare play. Show time is 7:30 p.m. at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre. Tickets $9-$14. More Details

El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Ode to Joy’- The Symphony performs its last classical concert of the season. 7:30 p.m. in the Plaza Theatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Motorhead Tribute Band – “Bomber” pays homage to the music of Motorhead. 8:00 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

Boston Tribute Band – “Don't Look Back” rocks the racetrack with all your favorite songs from the band Boston. 9 p.m. at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. FREE admission. More Details

SUNDAY:

El Paso Zoo – 35 acres of fun and adventure featuring exotic animals from around the world and family attractions such as the African Star Train, the Hunt Family Desert Spring splash pad, and the Foster Tree House Playground. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4001 E. Paisano, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details

Wyler Ariel Tramway – Take in the beauty of our city and surroundings from 5,632 feet above sea level. Once on top there are several viewing areas, a gift shop, and Swiss-made gondolas that will take you on a soaring 4-minute ride above the canyon. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Franklin Mountains State Park, 1700 McKinley. FREE entry. Tram Ride, $8 adults, $4 children 12 and under. More Details

The Morning After Champagne Brunch - Downtown gets turnt up early. Multiple bars block party with local DJs, and El Paso's party people. Beginning at 10 a.m. at the Union Plaza, 511 Western Ct. FREE before 2 p.m. RSVP required. More Details

Summer Carnival at Sunrise Shopping Center – Carnival rides, games and food. 12 noon to 11 p.m. at Sunrise Shopping Center, 8500 Dyer. FREE admission, $20 unlimited rides. More Details

La Viña Spring Wine Festival - Music, crafts, food and more than 20 award-winning New Mexico wines available for tasting. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 NM-28, Anthony, New Mexico. Adult admission $20. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sunday – Pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon at Zin Valle Vineyards. Free wine tasting, and music from Ricardo Valencia. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Zin Valle Vineyards, 7315 Canutillo La Union Rd., Canutillo, Tx. FREE to see. More Details

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food. 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Cielo Vista Mall parking lot. Admission is FREE. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance presents ‘King Lear’ – The dance company closes its season with the classic William Shakespeare play. Show time is 2:30 p.m. at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre. Tickets $9-$14. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Fiddler On the Roof’ – One of the most popular musicals tells the story of a poor milkman steeped in tradition, and his five forward thinking daughters. Can you say ‘conflict’? Showtime is 2:30 p.m. 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America - This year’s Ride will make an overnight stop at Barnett Harley Davidson. Meet 5 NASCAR legends, including Hall of Famer and seven time champion Richard Petty. 6:30 p.m. at Barnett Harley Davidson, 8272 Gateway East. FREE. More Details