Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, May 8 – May 10, 2015. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks:

FRIDAY:

Mariachi Loco Music Festival - Mariachis, folkloric dancers, regional foods and beverages, and live music highlight this Mother’s Day festival. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. (Gates open one hour prior) downtown on Oregon and Mills in front of the San Jacinto Plaza. $10 admission 12 and older; $5 military. Moms get in free in the first two hours of gate opening. More Details

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food! 5 p.m.- midnight in the Cielo Vista Mall 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. Tonight, Brown Betty (classic rock). 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 Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Las Vegas 51's. Game time is 7:05 p.m. 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

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. 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 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

Wet-n-Wild Waterworld – El Paso’s 60-acre water park features more than 25 rides and attractions, and the largest wave pool in Texas. 8804 South Desert Boulevard, Anthony, Texas. Gates open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Admission prices vary. 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

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

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

Mariachi Loco Music Festival - Mariachis, folkloric dancers, regional foods and beverages, and live music highlight this Mother’s Day festival. 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. (Gates open one hour prior) downtown on Oregon and Mills in front of the San Jacinto Plaza. $10 admission 12 and older; $5 military. Moms get in free in the first two hours of gate opening. 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 Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Las Vegas 51's. Game time is 7:05 p.m. 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

Pearl Jam Tribute Band - “Vitalogy” is five pro musicians who are passionate about Pearl Jam with a repertoire that includes all of the classic Pearl Jam hits. 8:30 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

SUNDAY:

Wet-n-Wild Waterworld – El Paso’s 60-acre water park features more than 25 rides and attractions, and the largest wave pool in Texas. 8804 South Desert Boulevard, Anthony, Texas. Gates open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Admission prices vary. 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. More Details

Ibu and Butch’s Orangutan Baby Shower at the El Paso Zoo – Celebrate the El Paso Zoo’s newest mommy and daddy with a special baby shower. Festivities include baby shower-themed games. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the El Paso Zoo, 4001 E. Paisano. Zoo admission required. More Details

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 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This week, guitarist and singer Julio Ortiz. More Details

Mariachi Loco Music Festival - Mariachis, folkloric dancers, regional foods and beverages, and live music highlight this Mother’s Day festival. 12 noon to 8 p.m. (Gates open one hour prior) downtown on Oregon and Mills in front of the San Jacinto Plaza. $10 admission 12 and older; $5 military. Moms get in free in the first two hours of gate opening. 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 Las Vegas 51's. Game time is 1:05 p.m. 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 1:30 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. 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 Cielo Vista Mall parking lot. Admission is FREE, ride tickets are $1 or $25 for a wristband good for unlimited rides. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

Sunny Ozuna – The Chicano legend, best known for the hits “Talk to Me” and “Put Me in Jail,” will put on a special Mother’s Day show. 6 p.m. at the Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santos Sanchez St. Free entry. More Details

Mariachis in the Park - Mariachi Los Arrieros will serenade mom on her special day. Pack a picnic, a blanket and some chairs, and hang outdoors with mom and the family at Eastwood Park (Album Park), 3001 Parkwood St. 7 p.m., FREE.