Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, August 5-August 7, 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

Sue Young Spray Park - Splash pad with amusement-park style water features and other amenities, including park benches and shaded picnic units. 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 9730 Diana Dr. FREE admission. (915) 544-3556

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

Plaza Classic Film Festival – Tonight’s highlights include  Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, and a free outdoor showing of Pink Floyd: The Wall. Times, venues and admission prices vary. Full schedule and More Details

Fiesta de San Lorenzo – The annual chuch fiesta celebrates San Lorenzo, the patron saint of the poor. The festival features live music, traditional matachine dancers, loteria as well as food and game booths. Admission to all events is FREE. Noon to midnight at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church in Clint (take the Clint exit from I-10 and follow the Mission Trail signs). 851-2255

La Parada – The monthly kickback features live music and live art. Tonight's performances include Ribo Flavin, B Series, and Rituvls. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. 501 Bar and Bistro in the San Carlos Building, 501 Texas. Admission FREE before 8 p.m., $5 after. 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

'Pokemon Go' Safari Nights at the El Paso Zoo - Locate, catch, and battle the virtual characters at the special after hours event while learning about the zoo and its animals. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the El Paso Zoo, 4001 E. Paisano, across from the County Coliseum. $10. 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, Fixed Idea. 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, Sorry About Your Sister (Rockabilly). 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

El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Tacoma Rainers. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘August: Osage County’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the black comedy about a family brought together over the disappearance of their patriarch. Holed up in the large family estate, tensions heat up and boil over in the ruthless August heat. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Viva! El Paso Final Weekend– 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

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

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

Sue Young Spray Park - Splash pad with amusement-park style water features and other amenities, including park benches and shaded picnic units. 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 9730 Diana Dr. FREE admission. (915) 544-3556

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

Fiesta de San Lorenzo – The annual chuch fiesta celebrates San Lorenzo, the patron saint of the poor. The festival features live music, traditional matachine dancers, loteria as well as food and game booths. Admission to all events is FREE. Noon to midnight at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church in Clint (take the Clint exit from I-10 and follow the Mission Trail signs). 851-2255

Free Movie Saturday at the International Museum of Art –  The Sandlot 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

Plaza Classic Film Festival – Tonight’s highlights include the 60th anniversary celebration screening of Giant, starring Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean, and a free outdoor showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Times, venues and admission prices vary. Full schedule and More Details

Rock the Fort – All That Remains headlines the show at Biggs Park on Ft. Bliss. Additional live entertainment, food and drink vendor also part of the mix. Gates open at 4 p.m. FREE to see. More Details

Make America Rock Again Festival - The North American tour show featuring Trapt, Saving Abel, Saliva, Alien Ant Farm, 12 Stones, Tantric and Crazy Town kicks off in El Paso. 5 p.m. to midnight at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

Music on the Lawn at Fountains at Farah – Kikimora, Lily Jacks, Somos Elefantes 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

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

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘August: Osage County’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the black comedy about a family brought together over the disappearance of their patriarch. Holed up in the large family estate, tensions heat up and boil over in the ruthless August heat. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. 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 Star Wars: The Force Awakens. 8:00 p.m. at Album Park, 3110 Parkway. FREE. More Details

Viva! El Paso Final Weekend – 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 Maleficent. 8:30 p.m. at Corcoran Park, located just off Horizon Boulevard, across from Horizon Star Bakery. FREE admission.

Concordia Cemetery Ghost Tour – 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. 8:30 p.m. Admission: $15; 13 and older. More Details

Billy Idol Tribute Band – "Generation Idol" rocks out the racetrack with all your favorite Billy Idol songs. 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

Sue Young Spray Park - Splash pad with amusement-park style water features and other amenities, including park benches and shaded picnic units. 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 9730 Diana Dr. FREE admission. (915) 544-3556

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

Plaza Classic Film Festival – Today's highlights include The Manchurian Candidate, the original The Phantom of the Opera, and Apocolype Now. Times, venues and admission prices vary. Full schedule and 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

Fiesta de San Lorenzo – The annual chuch fiesta celebrates San Lorenzo, the patron saint of the poor. The festival features live music, traditional matachine dancers, loteria as well as food and game booths. Admission to all events is FREE. Noon to midnight at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church in Clint (take the Clint exit from I-10 and follow the Mission Trail signs). 851-2255

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

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

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sunday – Pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon at Zin Valle Vineyards. Free wine tasting, and music from James Springer. 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 ‘August: Osage County’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the black comedy about a family brought together over the disappearance of their patriarch. Holed up in the large family estate, tensions heat up and boil over in the ruthless August heat. Showtime is 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. 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

Night Market at TI:ME at Montecillo – Over 25 vendors, and live music. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at TI:ME at Montecillo, 4935 N. Mesa. FREE admission. More Details

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

Viva! El Paso Season Finale – 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