Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, May 6 - May 8, 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

Mariachi Loco Music Festival - 3-day Downtown event in celebration of Mother’s Day with mariachis, renowned Ranchera star Aida Cuevas, and all kinds of food and drink. Gates open at 4 p.m. Admission varies. More Details

Alfresco! Fridays – Fresh-air performances from local bands playing various genres of music. 6 p.m. on the Convention Center Plaza. FREE. Tonight, Radio La Chusma (reggae fusion). 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, Sobredosis Del Sabor. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. FREE. More Details

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

San Elizario First Friday ArtWalk and Ghost Tour – All of the art galleries stay open into the evening for this once a month event in the San Elizario Art District. Live music at the Bandido Cantina, the “Movie on the Wall” at 8:00 p.m. and the San Elizario Ghost Tour at 10:00 p.m. are also part of the festivities. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Art District located off Socorro Rd at Main Street. FREE; Ghost Tour $15. 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 Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Fresno Grizzlies. Game time is 7:05 p.m. 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

Marisela - "The Latin Madonna" brings her style and hit songs to El Paso. 8:30 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre. Ticket prices vary

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

Magoffin Home May Day Festival - Arts and crafts + food vendors, kids activities, and live entertainment. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the historic Magoffin Home, 1120 Magoffin Ave. $5 admission. 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

Wet-n-Wild Waterworld – El Paso’s 60-acre water park features more than 25 rides and attractions, and the largest wave pool in Texas. 8804 South Desert Boulevard, Anthony, Texas. Gates open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Admission prices vary. More Details

Mariachi Loco Music Festival - 3-day Downtown event in celebration of Mother’s Day with mariachis, renowned Ranchera star Aida Cuevas, and all kinds of food and drink. Gates open at 12 noon. 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

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

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Old Mesilla - Arts and crafts, food booths, kids activities and live entertainment. 12 noon to 10 p.m. at the historic Mesilla Plaza in the Town of Mesilla, just west of Las Cruces. FREE admission. 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

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

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at the Park - Tequila and Margarita tastings, live mariachi music, and a concert by Latin Billboard Music Awards 2014 New Artist of the Year winner Luis Coronel. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. Admission and entertainme is FREE. More Details

Robinson Street Block Party - Live music, art, and food trucks. Performers include Lydia, Ribo Flavin, Fixed Idea, and DJ Monarch. The all-ages event starts at 5 p.m. and goes until 2 a.m. at Low Brow Palace, 111 E. Robinson Avenue. $5 – $10 cover. More Details

Blazin’ Brewfest - New Mexico Breweries from around the state showcase and share their brews. Live music and food trucks add to the vibe of this 21 + event. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on historic Main Street in Downtown Las Cruces. $20 at the gate. 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

KISS-FM Fireworks Night at the El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Fresno Grizzlies. Fireworks Spectacular after the game. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

WWE Live - Demon Kane, Big Show, The New Day and many more of your favorite WWE Superstars. 7:30 p.m. at the Pan Am Center in Las Cruces. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular - The popular laser rock show returns featuring the music of Pink Floyd set to high-powered lasers, hi-def, large screen video projection, and special lighting effects. 8 p.m. at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets range from $25-$35. More Details

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

Concordia Cemetery Ghost Tour – The Paso del Norte Paranormal Society will hold a paranormal investigation of Concordia Cemetery from 9 to 11 p.m. Bring your camera and see if you can capture paranormal activity inside “El Paso’s City of the Dead” as you learn about the history, mystery, and lore of this historic landmark. Meet at the Yandell entrance to the cemetery at 8:30 p.m. Admission: $15; 13 and older. 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

Wet-n-Wild Waterworld – El Paso’s 60-acre water park features more than 25 rides and attractions, and the largest wave pool in Texas. 8804 South Desert Boulevard, Anthony, Texas. Gates open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Admission prices vary. 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

La Viña Winery Sunday Market – Dog and kid-friendly farmer’s market featuring farm fresh, local produce. Live entertainment from The Two of Us. 12 noon to 4 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., one mile north of Vinton Road. 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

Mariachi Loco Music Festival - 3-day Downtown event in celebration of Mother’s Day with mariachis, renowned Ranchera star Aida Cuevas, and all kinds of food and drink. Gates open at 12 noon. Admission varies. More Details

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Old Mesilla - Arts and crafts, food booths, kids activities and live entertainment. 12 noon to 7:30 p.m. at the historic Mesilla Plaza in the Town of Mesilla, just west of Las Cruces. FREE admission. 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 Julio Ortiz. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Zin Valle Vineyards, 7315 Canutillo La Union Rd., Canutillo, Tx. FREE to see. More Details

El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Fresno Grizzlies. Game time is 1:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. 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 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

Mariachis at the Park Mother's Day Concert - Pack a picnic, a blanket and some chairs, and dance the night away with Sonora Skandalo and Mariachi Cuauhtemoc. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Eastwood Park (Album Park). FREE. More Details