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

FRIDAY:

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 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Admission prices vary. 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, Joe “King” Carrasco. 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. Tonight, Prime (rock).

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Pippin’ – UTEP Dinner Theatre closes the season with the musical about a young prince on his search for meaning and significance. 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘Steel Magnolias’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater begins its 52nd season with the comedy–drama play about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

‘The Comedy Get Down’ Tour - Five comedy superstars come together for a night of live standup, featuring Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy. 8 p.m. at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Viva! El Paso – The summer outdoor musical chronicles the 400 year history of El Paso through song and dance. 8:30 p.m. at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. 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 12 noon. 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

El Paso Zoo – 35 acres of fun and adventure featuring exotic animals from around the world and family attractions such as the African Star Train, the Hunt Family Desert Spring splash pad, and the Foster Tree House Playground. 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 4001 E. Paisano, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details

Summer Market at Freedom Crossing - Dozens of vendors, plus DJ music, free activities, and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Freedom Crossing promenade, 1611 Haan Road, Fort Bliss. 564-5311

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

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

El Paso Punk Rock Flea Market Night Market - Artists and vendors selling some of the funkiest fashion and most unique items in El Paso, along with live bands, and food trucks. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., 1710 Joe Battle on the Corner of Vista Del Sol and Joe Battle. FREE admission. More Details

Saturdays in the Park Live Music Series – The Bourbon Brothers perform at Newman Park, 2212 Alabama. Free popcorn, cotton candy, and shaved ice will while it lasts. Food trucks will be on site. Blankets and lawn chair encouraged. 6 p.m. FREE admission

Music in the Park – Live entertainment from Everyday People (R&B) at Veterans Park, 5301 Salem Drive, in the North East. 7 p.m. FREE.

The Fountains at Farah Sunset Sounds – Local and regional band perform in The Promenade at the Fountains, weather permitting, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Blankets and lawn chair encouraged, food and beverages available. Tonight, Chuco Soul Project. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Pippin’ – UTEP Dinner Theatre closes the season with the musical about a young prince on his search for meaning and significance. 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Dancing in the City Season Finale – The event offers attendees a free dance lesson beginning at 7 p.m. taught by professional dancers and a live music performance from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. In the Convention Center Plaza. Tonight, En-Joy (salsa). 212-0110

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘Steel Magnolias’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater begins its 52nd season with the comedy–drama play about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

The City of Socorro Presents Movies Under the Stars – Bring your own blankets and/or lawns chairs and enjoy a movie outdoors in the park. Tonight’s movie is “Home”. Concessions will be available for purchase or BYO snacks. Admission is FREE. 8:15 p.m. at Bulldog Championship Park, 316 Buford Rd. More Details

Viva! El Paso – The summer outdoor musical chronicles the 400 year history of El Paso through song and dance. 8:30 p.m. at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Horizon City Movies in the Park – Relatively current movies shown on an inflatable screen, weather permitting. Blankets and lawn chairs allowed, but alcohol is prohibited. Tonight’s movie is “God's Not Dead″. 8:30 p.m. at Corcoran Park, located just off Horizon Boulevard, across from Horizon Star Bakery. FREE admission. More Details

The Doubletree by Hilton presents Saturday Night Movies on the Terrace – You don’t have to be a guest in the hotel to enjoy the movie. Bring your chairs and blankets or whatever you need to be comfy, but outside food or drinks are not permitted. Tonight, “Matilda” 8:30 p.m., weather permitting, on the Sunset Terrace located on the 7th floor of Doubletree Hotel, 600 N. El Paso St. in downtown El Paso. Admission is FREE. 532-8733

District 3 Movies Under the Stars – Family-friendly movies in the park, under the stars, weather permitting. Blankets and lawn chairs allowed, but alcohol is prohibited. BYO snacks. Tonight’s movie, “101 Dalmations” 8:30 p.m. Stiles Park, 7325 Stiles Dr Admission is FREE. 541-4122

Judas Priest Tribute Band – “Hellbent” pays homage to the music of Judas Priest, complete with Leather & Studs, and screaming vocals. Doors open 8:00 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

Concordia Cemetery Ghost Tour – The Paso del Norte Paranormal Society will hold a paranormal investigation of Concordia Cemetery from 9 to 11 p.m. Admission is $15. Meet at the Yandell entrance to the cemetery at 8:30pm. 274-9531

Movie on the Patio at Ardovino's Crossing - Special outdoor presentation of “Grease,” accompanied by a discussion of the movie from lifelong film fan and local historian Jay Duncan. 10 p.m. at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Drive, Sunland Park, NM. FREE admission, but reservations encouraged. More Details

SUNDAY:

El Paso Zoo – 35 acres of fun and adventure featuring exotic animals from around the world and family attractions such as the African Star Train, the Hunt Family Desert Spring splash pad, and the Foster Tree House Playground. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4001 E. Paisano, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. 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

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

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

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘Steel Magnolias’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater begins its 52nd season with the comedy–drama play about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. Showtime is 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Pippin’ – UTEP Dinner Theatre closes the season with the musical about a young prince on his search for meaning and significance. 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Music Under the Stars Season Finale – Pack a picnic and take the family to the Chamizal National Memorial for an evening of music and dancing under the stars. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. FREE. Tonight, Noche Ranchera with Zulema Villela y Mariachi Cuauhtemoc. More Details