Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, October 14 to October 16, 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

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

Chalk the Block – The homegrown event isn’t just about drawing on the sidewalk. It’s about interactive art installations, live dance and theatrical performances, sidewalk chalk art competition, live bands, and food. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Events take place throughout Downtown. Admission is FREE. 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

Movies on the Lawn at UTEP – The free outdoor movie summer series concludes with Finding Dory. Movie starts at approximately 6:30 p.m., weather permitting, at UTEP’s Centennial Plaza. FREE admission. More Details

KLAQ Apocalypse Haunted House - Enter a world marred by decay, destruction, and a human race gone awry. 7 p.m. to midnight at Desert Warriors Paintball, 13900 Montana Ave. $15. 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

Rob Schneider - The comedian/actor and Saturday Night Live alum will be in town to help celebrate The Comic Strip's 30th Anniversary. Show times are 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. at Bart Reed's Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. $30. 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

El Paso Ghost Tours - Step into the role of ghost hunter inside the notoriously haunted De Soto Hotel. Take pictures, film video, and record audio like paranormal investigators do. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Downtown El Paso. $20 per person. More Details

ZZ Top 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

Haunted Brothel Ghost Tour – Traverse Downtown El Paso’s darkest alleys and enter some of our city’s remaining brothels (maybe even capture paranormal activity). Meet at the Ghosts915 Paranormal Research Center, 108 E San Antonio Ave at 9:00 p.m. $15 per person. More Details

SATURDAY:

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

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. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE 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 4:00 p.m., 4001 E. Paisano, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details

Chalk the Block – The homegrown event isn’t just about drawing on the sidewalk. It’s about interactive art installations, live dance and theatrical performances, sidewalk chalk art competition, live bands, and food. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Events take place throughout Downtown. Admission is FREE. More Details

Pumpkin Decorating at Ramirez Pecan Farm - Spend the day with the family Halloween pumpkin decorating. Free games and activities for the children. Brisket plates and pizza available for purchase. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ramirez Pecan Farm, 13709 N Loop Dr. in Clint, Texas. FREE admission. Pumpkins prices start at $2. 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

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

Concordia Cemetery Walk Through History – Take a walk or a hayride through the cemetery and learn all about the iconic graveyard’s history. The annual “living” history tour consists of re-enactors in period costumes sharing stories of the past, as well as gunfight reenactments staged throughout the day. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Concordia Cemetery, 3700 E. Yandell. Admission starts at $1. More Details

La Viña Harvest Wine Festival – The annual fall fest spotlights over 20 wines available for tasting and purchase, and live music from a variety of local acts. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M. Admission: $20, $10 for ages 12-20; children under 12 get in free. 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

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

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3 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 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

Jumping Balloon Festival - 18 jumping balloons, "Frozen" show by Magical Moments Princesses, face painting, food trucks and more. 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fox Plaza Shopping Center & Flea Market, 5559 Alameda Ave. FREE admission. 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

Ghost Stories by Moonlight Family Night – The Magoffin Home event features spine tingling tales of legends and folklore performed outdoors by local storytellers. For ages 5 and up. 6 p.m. at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site, 1120 Magoffin. $15-$18. More Details

KLAQ Apocalypse Haunted House - Enter a world marred by decay, destruction, and a human race gone awry. 7 p.m. to midnight at Desert Warriors Paintball, 13900 Montana Ave. $15. More Details

Movie Nite on the Lawn – Watch Frozen under the stars in the Promenade Amphitheater at The Fountains at Farah. 20% off coupon from Menchies if you come dressed as your favorite frozen character. Food available for purchase from La Madelaine.Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE to see. 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

Rob Schneider - The comedian/actor and Saturday Night Live alum will be in town to help celebrate The Comic Strip's 30th Anniversary. Show times are 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. at Bart Reed's Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. $30. 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

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

Viejo Pueblo Ghost Rides - Discover the lost pueblos and crumbling cemeteries of San Eli. Tour some of the area’s spookiest locations, including La Isla church and cemetery. 10 p.m. to midnight at 1501 Main St. in San Elizario. $10 per person. 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

Pumpkin Decorating at Ramirez Pecan Farm - Spend the day with the family Halloween pumpkin decorating. Free games and activities for the children. Brisket plates and pizza available for purchase. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ramirez Pecan Farm, 13709 N Loop Dr. in Clint, Texas. FREE admission. Pumpkins prices start at $2. More Details

Chalk the Block – The homegrown event isn’t just about drawing on the sidewalk. It’s about interactive art installations, live dance and theatrical performances, sidewalk chalk art competition, live bands, and food. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Events take place throughout Downtown. Admission is FREE. 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

Mission Trail Art Market – The open-air market features arts and crafts, live entertainment, and the ‘Billy The Kid Breakout Show’ by The Pistoleros De San Elizario re-enactors. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, 1500 Main in San Elizario. FREE admission. 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 Harvest Wine Festival – The annual fall fest spotlights over 20 wines available for tasting and purchase, and live music from a variety of local acts. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M. Admission: $20, $10 for ages 12-20; children under 12 get in free. More Details

Sunset Film Society Classic Film Presentation Alien Movie Double Feature – This month's featured classic flicks are the original versions of The War of the Worlds and The Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Each movie screening will be followed by a discussion of the film by lifelong film fan and historian 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. More Details

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sunday – Pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon by the vineyards. FREE wine tasting and music. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. featuring Perfect on Paper. 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

TI: ME Halloween Night Market at Montecillo - Over 25 vendors, and live music. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at TI:ME at Montecillo, 4935 N. Mesa. FREE admission. 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 11 p.m. at Sheriff’s Headquarters, 3850 Justice Dr. $10 admission, $8 children 12 and under. More Details

KLAQ Apocalypse Haunted House - Enter a world marred by decay, destruction, and a human race gone awry. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Desert Warriors Paintball, 13900 Montana Ave. $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

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