Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, October 7 to October 9, 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 8:00 p.m. at 9730 Diana Dr. FREE admission. More Details

Hidden Valley Spray Park - Western/cowboy theme splash pad with amusement-park style water features and other amenities, including park benches and shaded picnic units. 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 200 Coconut Tree Ln. FREE admission. 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

El Paso Fall Home and Garden Show – Find the latest in products and services from builders, contractors, and vendors for your home and yard. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center, Downtown. Admission varies. More Details

La Parada – The monthly kickback features live music and live art. Tonight’s performances include Radio La Chusma and Metafisix. 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the San Carlos Building, 501 Texas. $5 Admission. More Details

Bliss, Brews and Que – The food and music festival celebrates barbeque, live music, and beer. This event is an official Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition featuring professional BBQ teams and vendors from all over the country. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Freedom Crossing, 1611 Haan, on Fort Bliss. Admission is FREE. More Details

La Union Corn Maze – In addition to the 13 acre cornfield maze, the farm features a mini-maze for the kids, tractor-pulled wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, pedal cars and other family activities, plus concessions. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. in La Union, N.M., Highway 28 next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary. More Details

Get Reel Film Series at UTEP – Past and present Hollywood blockbusters for as little as $2. Tonight’s movie is Grease. 6 p.m., UTEP Union Cinema, 500 W. University. More Details

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

El Paso County Sheriff's Haunted House – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has transformed its headquarters into “a maze of frightful fun.” 6 p.m. to 12 midnight at Sheriff’s Headquarters, 3850 Justice Dr. $10 admission, $8 children 12 and under. More Details

Massacre on Marshall Road Haunted House – Fear has a new home. Do you have what it takes to enter the abyss of ultimate terror? 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Trading Post on Ft. Bliss, 1717 Marshall Road across from Freedom Crossing. Admission is $5. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ – UTEP Dinner Theatre opens its 34th season with the feel-good international hit sensation based on the 1994 movie about two drag queens, a transsexual, and their battered old bus named Priscilla. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Tickets prices vary. More Details

Terror Trail Haunted House and Zombie Adventure – WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures transforms into a two-acre haunted house at night. 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures, 401 Anthony, in Canutillo. Admission varies. More Details

Disney on Ice Presents ‘Worlds of Enchantment’ – From wheels to icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, four favorite Disney stories come to life in this action-packed ice skating spectacular hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse. 7:30 p.m. at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Paul Rodriguez – Comedian Paul Rodriguez headlines a night of fun, laughter, and music. 8 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre, Downtown. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Nirvana Tribute Band – Doors open 8 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

Forbidden Acres Haunted House – Make your way through the outdoor haunt where the evil and the undead wait around every turn. 8 p.m. to 12 midnight at 13161 Tobacco Rd. Admission is $15. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Our Lady of the Tortilla’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the comedy about a Latino family and the revelations that ensue when a pious aunt sees the Virgin Mary while cooking her first batch of tortillas. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

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

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 4:00 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 8:00 p.m. at 9730 Diana Dr. FREE admission. More Details

Hidden Valley Spray Park - Western/cowboy theme splash pad with amusement-park style water features and other amenities, including park benches and shaded picnic units. 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 200 Coconut Tree Ln. FREE admission. More Details

El Paso Fall Home and Garden Show – Find the latest in products and services from builders, contractors, and vendors for your home and yard. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center, Downtown. Admission varies. More Details

Mesilla Valley Corn Maze – The cornfield maze and pumpkin patch also offers a mini maze for the kids, pedal cars, slides, and a country store with food and gift items. Food, snacks, and drinks available. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 3855 W. Picacho, Las Cruces. Admission prices vary. More Details

La Union Corn Maze – In addition to the 13 acre cornfield maze, the farm features a mini-maze for the kids, tractor-pulled wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, pedal cars and other family activities, plus concessions. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in La Union, N.M., Highway 28 next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary. More Details

El Paso’s Corn Maze – The 10-acre cornfield maze features a pumpkin patch, Kiddie Maze, cow train, food trucks and more. Open 12 noon to 6 p.m. at 1100 Old Hueco Tanks Road, south of Interstate 10 at Exit 35 (Eastlake). Tickets start at $8.95 for kids, $10.95 for adults. More Details

Village Vibes Music Festival – Local bands and musicians, food trucks and vendors. 12 noon to midnight at Dr. Applegate Park, 7966 Quejette in Vinton. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Bliss, Brews and Que – The food and music festival celebrates barbecue, live music, and beer. This event is an official Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition featuring professional BBQ teams and vendors from all over the country. Noon. to 9 p.m. at Freedom Crossing, 1611 Haan, on Fort Bliss. Admission is 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

Disney on Ice Presents ‘Worlds of Enchantment’ – From wheels to icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, four favorite Disney stories come to life in this action-packed ice skating spectacular hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Showtimes, 12 noon, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Free Movie Saturday at the International Museum of Art – Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds 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 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

UTEP Football – The Miners host Florida International. 6 p.m. at Sun Bowl Stadium. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Parks & Rec Pokémon Catch ‘em All Event – “Catch ‘em all” Pokémon party includes prizes, giveaways, and Pokémon team hats. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Dick Shinaut Park, 11701 Rufus Brijalba Dr. FREE. More Details

Massacre on Marshall Road Haunted House – Fear has a new home. Do you have what it takes to enter the abyss of ultimate terror? 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Trading Post on Ft. Bliss, 1717 Marshall Road across from Freedom Crossing. Admission is $5. More Details

El Paso County Sheriff's Haunted House – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has transformed its headquarters into “a maze of frightful fun.” 6 p.m. to 12 midnight at Sheriff’s Headquarters, 3850 Justice Dr. $10 admission, $8 children 12 and under. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ – UTEP Dinner Theatre opens its 34th season with the feel-good international hit sensation based on the 1994 movie about two drag queens, a transsexual, and their battered old bus named Priscilla. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Tickets prices vary. More Details

Terror Trail Haunted House and Zombie Adventure – WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures transforms into a two-acre haunted house at night. 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures, 401 Anthony, in Canutillo. Admission varies. More Details

Forbidden Acres Haunted House – Make your way through the outdoor haunt where the evil and the undead wait around every turn. 8 p.m. to 12 midnight at 13161 Tobacco Rd. Admission is $15. More Details

Bret Michaels – Former Poison lead singer rocks The Rock. Outdoor concert gets underway at 8 p.m. in the north section of the parking lot in front of Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Our Lady of the Tortilla’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the comedy about a Latino family and the revelations that ensue when a pious aunt sees the Virgin Mary while cooking her first batch of tortillas. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

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

SUNDAY:

Scenic Drive Scenic Sunday – Scenic Drive closes to traffic and opens for pedestrians allowing El Pasoans and tourists who like to walk, run, bicycle or skateboard enjoy the panoramic views the road high up on the southern slope of the Franklin Mountains has to offer without having to worry about dodging cars. Vehicle traffic is blocked from the Richmond Avenue entrance to the Rim Road-Robinson entrance from 7 a.m. to 12 noon.

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 8:00 p.m. at 9730 Diana Dr. FREE admission. More Details

Hidden Valley Spray Park - Western/cowboy theme splash pad with amusement-park style water features and other amenities, including park benches and shaded picnic units. 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 200 Coconut Tree Ln. FREE admission. 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

El Paso Fall Home and Garden Show – Find the latest in products and services from builders, contractors, and vendors for your home and yard. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center, Downtown. Admission varies. More Details

Mesilla Valley Corn Maze – The cornfield maze and pumpkin patch also offers a mini maze for the kids, pedal cars, slides, and a country store with food and gift items. Food, snacks, and drinks available. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 3855 W. Picacho, Las Cruces. Admission prices vary. More Details

El Paso’s Corn Maze – The 10-acre cornfield maze features a pumpkin patch, Kiddie Maze, cow train, food trucks and more. Open 12 noon to 6 p.m. at 1100 Old Hueco Tanks Road, south of Interstate 10 at Exit 35 (Eastlake). Tickets start at $8.95 for kids, $10.95 for adults. More Details

La Union Corn Maze – In addition to the 13 acre cornfield maze, the farm features a mini-maze for the kids, tractor-pulled wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, pedal cars and other family activities, plus concessions. 12 noon to 6 p.m. in La Union, N.M., Highway 28 next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary. More Details

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

Disney on Ice Presents ‘Worlds of Enchantment’ – From wheels to icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, four favorite Disney stories come to life in this action-packed ice skating spectacular hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Showtimes, 12 noon, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Our Lady of the Tortilla’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the comedy about a Latino family and the revelations that ensue when a pious aunt sees the Virgin Mary while cooking her first batch of tortillas. Showtime is 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ – UTEP Dinner Theatre opens its 34th season with the feel-good international hit sensation based on the 1994 movie about two drag queens, a transsexual, and their battered old bus named Priscilla. Show time 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Tickets prices vary. More Details

El Paso County Sheriff's Haunted House – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has transformed its headquarters into “a maze of frightful fun.” 6 p.m. to 12 midnight at Sheriff’s Headquarters, 3850 Justice Dr. $10 admission, $8 children 12 and under. More Details

Movie Nite on the Lawn – Watch Pokemon The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back under the stars in the Promenade Amphitheater at The Fountains at Farah. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE to see. More Details

Terror Trail Haunted House and Zombie Adventure – WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures transforms into a two-acre haunted house at night. 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. at WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures, 401 Anthony, in Canutillo. Admission varies. More Details