Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, April 24 – April 26, 2015. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks:

FRIDAY:

Las Cruces Country Music Festival – A celebration of country music in downtown Las Cruces featuring national and local acts. Festival gates open at 4 p.m. with local bands. Tonight's headliner is Kenny Rogers. Admission varies. More Details

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food! 5 p.m.- midnight in the Cohen Stadium parking lot. Admission is FREE, ride tickets are $1 or $25 for a wristband good for unlimited rides. More Details

Alfresco! Fridays – Fresh-air performances from local bands playing various genres of music. 6 p.m. on the Convention Center Plaza. FREE. This week, PT & the Cruisers (classic rock). 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, Workhorse (rock).

El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Sacramento River Cats. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Public Ice Skating– Get your glide on in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. 7 p.m. to 10 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

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Mary Poppins’ – One of the most popular Disney movies of all time staged as a musical. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘Fin-Esse’ - The Symphony performs its last classical concert of the season. 7:30 p.m. in the Plaza Theatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘The Dixi Swim Club’ – El Paso Playhouse presents the dramedy about five Southern women and their friendships. 8 p.m. showtime at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

The Band Perry – ACM, CMA and CMT Music Awards winners play their hits at 8 p.m. at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Tickets start at $45. 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. 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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

La Viña Spring Wine Festival - Music, crafts, food and more than 20 award-winning New Mexico wines available for tasting. Noon to 7 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M. Admission varies. More Details

Freedom Fest at Freedom Crossing - live bands, food vendors, beer tents as well as a variety of family activities including carnival games and rides, inflatables, and magic shows. Noon to 8:30 p.m. at Freedom Crossing on Ft. Bliss, 1611 Haan Road. Admission, activities, and entertainment is FREE. 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

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food. 2 p.m.- midnight in the Cohen Stadium parking lot. Admission is FREE, ride tickets are $1 or $25 for a wristband good for unlimited rides. More Details

Las Cruces Country Music Festival – A celebration of country music in downtown Las Cruces featuring national and local acts. Festival gates open at 4 p.m. with local bands. Tonight's headliner is Dustin Lynch. Admission varies. More Details

Public Ice Skating– Get your glide on in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. 7 p.m. to 10 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 Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘Fin-Esse’ - The Symphony performs its last classical concert of the season. 7:30 p.m. in the Plaza Theatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Mary Poppins’ – One of the most popular Disney movies of all time staged as a musical. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Salt Lake Bees. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘The Dixi Swim Club’ – El Paso Playhouse presents the dramedy about five Southern women and their friendships. 8 p.m. showtime at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

SUNDAY:

Sun City Bacon Festival - Local restaurants and food trucks serving an assortment of sample-sized, Bacon-inspired eats, drinks and sweets. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Union Plaza Entertainment Distric, Downtown. FREE admission. 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. 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. 575-882-7632

La Viña Spring Wine Festival - Music, crafts, food and more than 20 award-winning New Mexico wines available for tasting. Noon to 7 p.m. at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M. Admission varies. More Details

Freedom Fest at Freedom Crossing - live bands, food vendors, beer tents as well as a variety of family activities including carnival games and rides, inflatables, and magic shows. Noon to 6 p.m. at Freedom Crossing on Ft. Bliss, 1611 Haan Road. Admission, activities, and entertainment is FREE. 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 Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Salt Lake Bees. Game time is 1:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food. 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday in the Cohen Stadium parking lot. Admission is FREE, ride tickets are $1 or $25 for a wristband good for unlimited rides. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘The Dixi Swim Club’ – El Paso Playhouse presents the dramedy about five Southern women and their friendships. 2 p.m. showtime at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Mary Poppins’ – One of the most popular Disney movies of all time staged as a musical. Show time is 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details