Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, July 15 – July 17, 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

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 11 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. 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

Friday at The Fire – Live music by local bands set against the ambiance of the Freedom Crossing at Ft. Bliss outdoor fireplace. Tonight, 911 in Effect. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. FREE.

Alfresco! Fridays – Fresh-air performances from local bands playing various genres of music. 6 p.m. on the Convention Center Plaza. Tonight, Ribo Flavin’. FREE. More Details

$1 Dollar Day at Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. $1 admission, ride tickets and snacks. Open 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission $1. 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 ‘Rock of Ages’ – An encore performance of the hilarious, feel good love story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew. Featuring the music of REO Speedwagon, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benetar, Journey, and more. Show time 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 Nashville Sounds. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Parks & Rec Summer Outdoor Free Concert Series – Bring your blankets and lounge chairs and enjoy an evening of live music at the park. There will be food vendors on site. Tonight it’s Prime 80’z Xperience at Memorial Park, 1701 N Copia St. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. FREE to see. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the Tony Award winning classic which examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Viva! El Paso – The summer outdoor musical chronicles the 400 year history of El Paso through song and dance. 8:30 p.m. at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Red Raider Reels Free Movie SeriesZootopia will be screened on the main lawn of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences campus, weather permitting. BYO blankets, lawn chairs, snacks and drinks. 8:00 p.m.or as dictated by sunset. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 5001 El Paso Dr., next to UMC. FREE. 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

'Zoo After Howlers' at the El Paso Zoo – The zoo will remain open into the early evening today. Live music, a special late afternoon giraffe feeding, plus 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 8:30 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 7 p.m.. Admission prices vary. More Details

City of El Paso Swimming Pools – The city’s outdoor and indoor aquatic facilities are open for recreational swimming. Hours vary by location. Admission is $1-$2. 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

Free Movie Saturday at the International Museum of Art – The pig movie Ratatouille 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

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

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

Music on the Lawn at Fountains at Farah – Trost House, Metafisix, Manifique perform in the Fountains at Farah Pavilion beginning at 7 p.m., weather permitting. Blankets and lawn chairs encouraged, food and beverages will be available. Admission is FREE. More Details

Dancing in the City Free Music Series – A free group dance lesson taught by professional dancers and a live music performance from Team Havana. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. In the Convention Center Plaza, Downtown. Admission is FREE. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Rock of Ages’ – An encore performance of the hilarious, feel good love story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew. Featuring the music of REO Speedwagon, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benetar, Journey, and more. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Movies Under the Stars – Family-friendly movies in the park, under the stars, weather permitting. BYO blankets, chairs, and snacks. Tonight’s movie is Aladdin. 8:00 p.m. at San Juan Park, 5727 Tamburo. FREE. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the Tony Award winning classic which examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple . Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Bon Jovi Tribute Band – “Livin' On a Prayer” pays homage to the music of Bon Jovi. 8:00 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

The City of Socorro Presents Movies Under the Stars – Bring your blankets and/or lawns chairs and enjoy Zootopia outdoors in the park, weather permitting. Food vendors on site or BYO snacks. Admission is FREE. 8:15 p.m., or as dictated by sunset, at Bulldog Championship Park, 316 Buford Rd.

Viva! El Paso – The summer outdoor musical chronicles the 400 year history of El Paso through song and dance. 8:30 p.m. at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Horizon City Movies in the Park – Relatively current movies shown on an inflatable screen, weather permitting. Blankets and lawn chairs allowed, but alcohol is prohibited. Food trucks and vendors will be on site. Tonight’s movie is Inside Out. 8:30 p.m. at Corcoran Park, located just off Horizon Boulevard, across from Horizon Star Bakery. FREE admission.

Downtown El Paso Ghost Tour – The history and paranormal of haunted downtown El Paso comes alive. Learn all about its ghostly past 8:30 p.m. in the Ghosts915 Paranormal Research Center, 108 E San Antonio. $15. 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 7 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

Mission Trail Art Market – The open-air market features local arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and entertainment. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, 1500 Main in San Elizario. FREE admission. More Details

La Viña Winery Sunday Market – Dog and kid-friendly farmer’s market featuring farm fresh local produce, and music on the patio 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

Sunset Film Society presents ‘An American in Paris’ – The classic Academy Award winning film starring Gene Kelly, and showcasing the music of George Gershwin will be screened, followed by a discussion of the film by lifelong film fan and collector Jay Duncan. Showtime is 12 noon at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Dr. in Sunland Park, New Mexico. Brunch à la carte available. FREE admission, reservations recommended. (575) 589.0653 x3

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

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the Tony Award winning classic which examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple . Showtime is 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Rock of Ages’ – An encore performance of the hilarious, feel good love story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew. Featuring the music of REO Speedwagon, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benetar, Journey, and more. Show time is 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

City of El Paso Swimming Pools – The city’s outdoor and indoor aquatic facilities are open for recreational swimming. 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $1-$2. More Details

El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Nashville Sounds. Game time is 6:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Music Under the Stars – An evening of music and dancing under the stars with Discipulos de le Cumbia. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial St. Admission is FREE. More Details