Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, August 7 – August 9, 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

La Parada – The indoor/outdoor monthly social party features live music, live art, and the Punk Rock Flea Market. 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. 501 Bar and Bistro in the San Carlos Building, 501 Texas. Admission FREE before 8 p.m., $5 after. More Details

Plaza Classic Film Festival - Tonight's highlights include a FREE film talk from Academy Award winner Louise Fletcher (Nurse Ratched) at 6 p.m. prior to the “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” screening, and "Midnight Cowboy" at 10:30 p.m. Venues and admission prices vary. Full schedule and 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, Sobredosis del Sabor (Salsa, cumbia). More Details

San Eli First Friday Art Walk & Ghost Tour – All of the art galleries stay open for this once a month evening event, which includes live music at the Bandido Cantina, a “Movie on the Wall” at around 8:00 p.m., and Ghost Tour . 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the San Elizario Art District located off Socorro Road at Main Street. Artwalk is FREE, the Ghost Tour $10. More Details

Let Freedom Sing Summer Concert Series - Chase Rice closes out the 2015 season with a show on the Freedom Crossing event lawn on Ft. Bliss. 7 p.m. FREE admission. More Details

Western Playland Amusement Park / Dollar Days – Admission, ride tickets, hot dogs and more only $1. Open 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. More Details

Plaza Classic Presents Outdoor Screening of "Ladies and Gentlemen, The Rolling Stones" - The concert film documents the Stones 1972 tour in support of the masterpiece, “Exile on Main St.” preceded by a concert from Mariachi Fatigo. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m., movie at 9 p.m. at the intersection of Mills and Oregon Street. FREE

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

Ardovino’s Desert Crossing Live Music Fridays - Relax and unwind under the stars with live music on the patio. 8 p.m. at Ardovino's Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Dr
Sunland Park, New Mexico. FREE to see. Tonight, Locomotion. 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 / Zoo After Howlers – 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. Extended hours today, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 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

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

Rock the Fort - Hoobastank headlines the show at Biggs Park on Ft. Bliss. Candlebox, the Animal in Me, Fall to Rise and El Paso rockers Andromeda Theory open. Gates open at 4 p.m. FREE to see. More Details

King of the Cage: Warriors MMA – Elite professional MMA fighters from around the world engage in intense hand-to-hand battles. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at the Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santos Sanchez. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Plaza Classic Film Festival - Tonight's highlights include an encore screening of “Gone With the Wind” at 6 p.m. and "Enter The Dragon" at 11 p.m. Venues and admission prices vary. Full schedule and More Details

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, Garden Grove. More Details

Plaza Classic Presents Outdoor Screening of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" - An outdoor showing of the classic cult movie preceded by a concert from El Paso's Los Traques. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m., movie at 9 p.m. at the intersection of Mills and Oregon Street. FREE. More Details

District 5 Movies in the Park - Tonight’s featured flick is “Maleficent” 8:00 p.m. at Hueco Estates, 12870 Hueco Sands. FREE admission and FREE BBQ. 212-0005

Ardovino’s Desert Crossing Live Music Saturdays - Relax and unwind under the stars with live music on the patio. 8 p.m. at Ardovino's Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Dr
Sunland Park, New Mexico. FREE to see. Tonight, Chris Oliver. 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

Led Zeppelin Tribute Band – “Led Zepplica” pays homage to the music of Led Zeppelin. Doors open 8:00 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

Season Finale of 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 “Annie (2014)″. 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, “Sleeping Beauty (1959)” 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 will start at approximately 8:30 p.m. at Hidden Valley Park aka Cowboy Park, 200 Coconut Tree Lane. Admission is FREE. 541-4122

Concordia Cemetery Midnight Ghost Tour – The Paso del Norte Paranormal Society will hold an overnight paranormal investigation of Concordia Cemetery, arguably one of the most haunted locations in the city. 12 midnight to 3 p.m. Admission is $15. Meet at the Yandell entrance to the cemetery at 11:30 p.m. 274-9531

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

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sundays – Pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon by the vineyards. FREE wine tasting and music. 12 Noon to 5 p.m. Today, Bourbon Legend. More Details

Tunerz & Dubs Auto Show – Hot rods, classic cars, low riders, and more will be on display. Food, live entertainment, and beer garden. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the El Paso Convention Center, Downtown. $10/Military $7/kids 12 and under FREE. 449-0132

Western Playland Amusement Park – 30+ rides and games for all ages. Open 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

Plaza Classic Film Festival - Today's highlight's includes the 1920 silent classic “The Mark of Zorro" accompanied by Organist Walter Strony on the Plaza Theatre’s restored Wyler Mighty Wurlitzer organ at 4 p.m., and "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" at 7 p.m. Venues and admission prices vary. Full schedule and More Details