Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, March 27 – March 29, 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, Abe Mac Band (country).

UTEP’s Get Reel Film Series – Blockbuster movies as well as Independent and educational films for as little as $1. Tonight’s movie is The Imitation Game. 7 p.m., UTEP Union Cinema, 500 W. University. Admission is $1 – $2. More Details

UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance Presents ‘Esperanza Rising’ – A play based on the children’s novel and accompanied by live mariachi music. 7:30 p.m. in the Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre on the UTEP campus. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Rhinos Hockey – Game 1 of Best of 3 Playoff Series vs. Ogden Mustangs. 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. 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

Kidspalooza –The 8th Annual Downtown KidsPalooza is an all-day family event featuring tons of activities for kids and families. This year Clifford the Big Red Dog will make a special appearance. 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Downtown El Paso. Most events are FREE, others have minimal fees of less than $5. 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

El Paso Rhinos Hockey – Game 2 of Best of 3 Playoff Series vs. Ogden Mustangs. 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance Presents ‘Esperanza Rising’ – A play based on the children’s novel and accompanied by live mariachi music. 7:30 p.m. in the Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre on the UTEP campus. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Rage Against the Machine Tribute Show – “THE premier Rage Against the Machine tribute band,” Slaves Against the Machine “brings to life an uncanny portrayal and musical performance” featuring songs made popular by the real band. 8:30 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Road. FREE 18+. More Details

SUNDAY:

2015 El Paso Sports and Get Fit Expo - The 14th annual event spotlights sports-related retailers and exhibits, sports cards and collectibles, and free health screenings. Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley is this year’s featured guest. Cowboys teammate Anthony Hitchens will be on hand as well. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santos Sanchez. Admission is FREE. More Details

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

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

Cesar Chavez Day at Lincoln Park – The outdoor picnic, in observance of Cesar Chavez Day, will feature a car show, live music, and more. 12 noon to 5 p.m. at Lincoln Park, 4001 Durazno. Admission is FREE. 204-1584

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sunday – Bring your family and friends, pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon at Zin Valle Vineyards. Free wine tasting and music. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.This week, guitarist and singer James Springer. More Info

UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance Presents ‘Esperanza Rising’ – A play based on the children’s novel and accompanied by live mariachi music. 2:30 p.m. in the Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre on the UTEP campus. Ticket prices vary. More Details

EPSYO and EPSO ‘Side-by-Side’ Concert – The annual concert features musicians from El Paso Symphony Orchestra and the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras combining their talents to perform masterworks. 3 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre, 125 Pioneer Plaza. Tickets prices vary. More Details

El Paso Rhinos Hockey – Game 3 **If Necessary** Playoff Series vs. Ogden Mustangs. 4:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details

SunCity RollerGirls/Banked Track Roller Derby ‘Rivalry on the Rio’ – This month’s all female contact roller derby bout is between Las Viudas Negras and the Chuco Town Chulas, with halftime entertainment by Steady Shakedown. Doors open at 5 p.m., bout starts at 6 p.m. in the El Paso County Coliseum Judging Arena, 4100 East Paisano Drive. Ticket prices vary. More Details