Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, February 27 – March 1, 2015. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks:

FRIDAY:

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season continues at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 12:55 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. 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).

Quiet Riot - The ‘80s metal band best known for their hit song "Cum on Feel the Noize" performs at the Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santos Sanchez. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10. More Details

El Paso Rhinos Hockey – El Paso’s Junior League ice hockey team hosts the Oklahoma City Blazers. 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Community College Theater Ensemble presents ‘Rent’ – Award winning musical based loosely on Puccini’s “La Bohème” follows a year in the life of a group of young artists and musicians in New York’s Lower East Side and their struggles with love, poverty and HIV/AIDS. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum Theater, 9570 Gateway North. Ticket prices vary. 831-3205

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents all of Shakespeare’s plays performed in an hour and a half, SNL-style. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

SATURDAY:

Farmers 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

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

Public Ice Skating– Get your glide on in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Noon to 3 p.m. in the Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season continues at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 12:55 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

UTEP Women’s Basketball – The Miners host Southern Miss. Tip-off time is 2 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Brew at the Zoo – Event will feature samplings of more than 20 craft brews, plus special BBQ pub grub, a dessert truck, special animal presentations, and live music. 6 to 10 p.m. at the El Paso Zoo, 4001 E. Paisano. Admission is $35, designated drivers $20. More Details

El Paso Rhinos Hockey – El Paso’s Junior League ice hockey team hosts the Oklahoma City Blazers. 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents all of Shakespeare’s plays performed in an hour and a half, SNL-style. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Community College Theater Ensemble presents ‘Rent’ – Award winning musical based loosely on Puccini’s “La Bohème” follows a year in the life of a group of young artists and musicians in New York’s Lower East Side and their struggles with love, poverty and HIV/AIDS. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum Theater, 9570 Gateway North. Ticket prices vary. 831-3205

Beatles Tribute, ‘Classical Mystery Tour’ – Four musicians who look and sound just like The Beatles perform 30 Beatles songs played and sung exactly as they were written, accompanied by the El Paso Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets prices vary. More Details

SUNDAY:

La Viña Farmers and Crafters Market – La Viña Winery hosts a dog and family-friendly farmer’s market featuring farm fresh, local produce. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., one mile north of Vinton Road. 575-882-7632

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season continues at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 12:55 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Whoosh around on ice skates in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. 12 noon to 3 p.m. in the 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 Playhouse presents ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents all of Shakespeare’s plays performed in an hour and a half, SNL-style. Showtime is 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Community College Theater Ensemble presents ‘Rent’ – Award winning musical based loosely on Puccini’s “La Bohème” follows a year in the life of a group of young artists and musicians in New York’s Lower East Side and their struggles with love, poverty and HIV/AIDS. Showtime is 2:30 p.m. at the EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum Theater, 9570 Gateway North. Ticket prices vary. 831-3205

El Paso Rhinos Hockey – El Paso’s Junior League ice hockey team hosts the Oklahoma City Blazers. 4:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details