Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, October 31 – November 2, 2014. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks:

FRIDAY:

Halloween Parade – 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Album Park, 3001 Parkwood. More Details

City of El Paso Halloween Carnivals – Parks and Recreation will host Halloween festivities at all 16 recreation centers that include family costume contests, jumping balloons and more. FREE. 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.:

• Armijo, 700 E. 7th, 544-5436
• Carolina, 563 N. Carolina, 594-8934
• Chihuahuita, 417 Charles, 533-6909
• Don Haskins, 7400 High Ridge, 587-1623 • Gary Del Palacio, 3001 Parkwood, 629-7312
• Galatzan, 650 Wallenberg, 581-5182
• Leona Ford Washington, 3400 E. Missouri, 562-7071
• Marty Robbins, 11620 Vista Del Sol, 855-4147
• Multipurpose, 9031 Viscount, 598-1155
• Nolan Richardson, 4435 Maxwell, 755-7566
• Pat O’Rourke, 901 N. Virginia, 533-1611
• Pavo Real, 9301 Alameda, 858-1929
• Rae Gilmore, 8501 Diana, 751-4945
• Seville, 6700 Sambrano, 778-6722
• San Juan, 701 N. Glenwood,779-2799
• Veterans, 5301 Salem, 821-8909

Trick-or-Treat Off the Street at Bassett Place – The mall hosts its annual safe trick or treat event. Participating merchants will give out candies while supplies last. Giveaways and costume contests also planned. FREE. 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. More Details

Halloween Mine Tour – Tour the West Cottonwood Mines, pick up some tasty treats, and learn about the history of the mines. $5 (Must have reservation to participate). 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. More Details

Northgate Optimist Club Haunted House and Carnival – Food, games, live music and more. 5:30 p.m. – 12 midnight at Northgate Optimist Club, 4201 Skyline. 603-8285 or 820-6175

La Union Corn Maze – The 14 acre cornfield maze features a farm animal corral, cow train, pedal cars and other family activities, plus tractor-pulled wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, concessions, and a mini-maze for the kids. Open 5 to 10 p.m. Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary, discounts and group rates available. More Details

‘Maze of Madness’ Haunted House – There’s one way win, and three creepy ways out! Which spine-tingling way will you choose? Not recommended for the easily frightened. 6 to 11 p.m. at 1323 N. Lee Treviño. Admission is $12. More Details

Massacre on Marshall Road Haunted House – “The fright of your life” awaits at The Trading Post on Ft. Bliss, 1717 Marshall Road across from Freedom Crossing. 6 p.m. - 12 midninght. Admission is $5. More Details

EPCC Fall Festival – Carnival rides, food and games, costume contest and more provided in a safe family-friendly environment. 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. at EPCC’s Valle Verde campus’s Americana Language Village, 919 Hunter. $15 for all rides. 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 – 11 p.m. FREE. Tonight, Joe Barron Band (country).

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Footloose’ – Based on the classic 1980s movie that starred Kevin Bacon, the musical showcases its Oscar and Tony-nominated Top-40 score, including the hit songs ‘Let’s Hear it For The Boy,” “Almost Paradise” and “Footloose.” Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Tickets prices vary. More Details

UTEP’s Get Reel Film Series – Get Reel (previously Cinema Novo) presents independent and educational films as well as blockbuster movies for as little as $1. Tonight’s movie is “Hotel Transylvania”. 7 p.m., UTEP Union Cinema, 500 W. University. Admission is $1 – $2. More Details

Shakespeare on the Rocks  – El Paso’s community based theater company dedicated to producing works by Shakespeare and other classical playwrights presents its annual festival of plays. Tonight, “Hamlet”. Showtime is 7 p.m. Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Hollywood Nights at The Fountains at Farah – Watch a kid-friendly Hollywood blockbuster under the stars in the Promenade Amphitheater at The Fountains at Farah. 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., weather permitting. FREE. Tonight, "Hotel Transylvania”. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, complimentary water bottles and popcorn will be served. More Details

Haunted ‘Terror Trail’ and ‘Zombie Adventure’ – WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures transforms into a two-acre haunted house at night. This year you’ll also be able to hunt down and shoot Zombies. 7:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m. at WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures, 401 Anthony, in Canutillo. Tickets are $15 Terror Trail, $12 zombie adventure, $22 for a Combo ticket. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the drama based upon a play by Christopher Hampton. The story revolves around a French marquis and viscount who use sex as a weapon of humiliation and degradation, all the while enjoying their cruel games. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

San Elizario Ghost Tour – Investigate the Old County Jail (aka Billy the Kid jail) where guests have reported being touched by otherworldy spirits. $10. 10 p.m. – 12 midnight. 274-9531

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 noon. FREE admission. (575) 589-0653, ext. 3

Mayapán Market – Locally and naturally grown produce, and Mexican fair-trade artworks are spotlighted. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Café Mayapán, 2000 Texas. FREE admission. 217-1126

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 for the entire family. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Union Plaza District (near The Garden Restaurant) along Anthony Street. FREE admission and FREE parking. More Details

Amigo Airsho - The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Army Golden Knights return. Also performing is the Indy Boys jet powered school bus, and stunt pilot Kyle Franklin. Children’s play area, static aircraft displays, and food vendors featured as well. Gates open at 10 a.m., with flying acts performing 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Doña Ana County Airport in Santa Teresa. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Renaissance Artsfaire – More than 150 artists and artisans selling and displaying handcrafted jewelry, pottery, ceramics, leather goods, and more are highlighted at the 43rd annual event. Continuous entertainment plus games, food and wines also part of the festivities. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at “Ye Olde” Young Park, intersection of Walnut and Lohman in Las Cruces. Admission is $6, FREE for children 12 and under. More Details

La Union Corn Maze – The 14 acre cornfield maze features a farm animal corral, cow train, pedal cars and other family activities, plus tractor-pulled wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, concessions, and a mini-maze for the kids. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary, discounts and group rates available. More Details

El Paso’s Corn Maze – The 10-acre cornfield maze features a pumpkin patch, Kiddie Maze, cow train, pedal cars, food trucks and more. Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1100 Old Hueco Tanks Road, south of Interstate 10 at Exit 35 (Eastlake). Admission prices vary, group rates available. More Details

Dia de Los Muertos at Concordia – Concordia Heritage Association and Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society pay homage to the dead at Concordia Cemetery. The day will feature a ghost tour, decorated altars and more. $5 adults, $1 kids. 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. More Details

‘Flashdance The Musical’ – Broadway in El Paso presents the stage adaptation of the 1983 classic movie “Flashdance.” Showtime is 2:30 at the Plaza Theatre, Downtown. Tickets prices vary. More Details

‘Maze of Madness’ Haunted House – There’s one way win, and three creepy ways out! Which spine-tingling way will you choose? Not recommended for the easily frightened. 6 to 11 p.m. at 1323 N. Lee Treviño. Admission is $12. More Details

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

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Footloose’ – Based on the classic 1980s movie that starred Kevin Bacon, the musical showcases its Oscar and Tony-nominated Top-40 score, including the hit songs ‘Let’s Hear it For The Boy,” “Almost Paradise” and “Footloose.” Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Tickets prices vary. More Details

Shakespeare on the Rocks – El Paso’s community based theater company dedicated to producing works by Shakespeare and other classical playwrights presents its annual festival of plays. Tonight, “Hamlet”. Showtime is 7 p.m. Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Haunted ‘Terror Trail’ and ‘Zombie Adventure’ – WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures transforms into a two-acre haunted house at night. This year you’ll also be able to hunt down and shoot Zombies. 7:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m. at WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures, 401 Anthony, in Canutillo. Tickets are $15 Terror Trail, $12 zombie adventure, $22 for a Combo ticket. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the drama based upon a play by Christopher Hampton. The story revolves around a French marquis and viscount who use sex as a weapon of humiliation and degradation, all the while enjoying their cruel games. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

‘Flashdance The Musical’ – Broadway in El Paso presents the stage adaptation of the 1983 classic movie “Flashdance.” Showtime is 8 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre, Downtown. Tickets prices vary. More Details

SUNDAY:

Renaissance Artsfaire – More than 150 artists and artisans selling and displaying handcrafted jewelry, pottery, ceramics, leather goods, and more are highlighted at the 43rd annual event. Continuous entertainment plus games, food and wines also part of the festivities. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at “Ye Olde” Young Park, intersection of Walnut and Lohman in Las Cruces. Admission is $6, FREE for children 12 and under. More Details

Amigo Airsho - The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Army Golden Knights return. Also performing is the Indy Boys jet powered school bus, and stunt pilot Kyle Franklin. Children’s play area, static aircraft displays, and food vendors featured as well. Gates open at 10 a.m., with flying acts performing 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Doña Ana County Airport in Santa Teresa. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sundays – Bring your family and friends, pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon at Zin Valle Vineyards. Free wine tasting and music. 12 Noon to 5 p.m. Today, Dan Lambert and the Double Drum Trio. More Details

La Union Corn Maze – The 14 acre cornfield maze features a farm animal corral, cow train, pedal cars and other family activities, plus tractor-pulled wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, concessions, and a mini-maze for the kids. Open noon to 6 p.m. Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary discounts and group rates available. More Details

El Paso’s Corn Maze – The 10-acre cornfield maze features a pumpkin patch, Kiddie Maze, cow train, pedal cars, food trucks and more. Open noon to 6 p.m. at 1100 Old Hueco Tanks Road, south of Interstate 10 at Exit 35 (Eastlake). Admission prices vary, group rates available. More Details

Shakespeare on the Rocks – El Paso’s community based theater company dedicated to producing works by Shakespeare and other classical playwrights presents its annual festival of plays. Tonight, “Faustus”. Showtime is 2 p.m. Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the drama based upon a play by Christopher Hampton. The story revolves around a French marquis and viscount who use sex as a weapon of humiliation and degradation, all the while enjoying their cruel games. Showtime is 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Footloose’ – Based on the classic 1980s movie that starred Kevin Bacon, the musical showcases its Oscar and Tony-nominated Top-40 score, including the hit songs ‘Let’s Hear it For The Boy,” “Almost Paradise” and “Footloose.” Show time 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Tickets prices vary. More Details