Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, Aug. 14-16, 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 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Admission prices vary. More Details

Border City Comic Con - The comic book convention featuring guests, comic book and collectibles vendors, cos-players, and gamers. Daily schedule of events vary. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Wyndham Airport Hotel, 2027 Airway. Ticket prices vary. 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 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Trailerband (outlaw country).

Plaza Classic Film Festival – Tonight’s highlights include an appearance from Cindy Williams at the screening of American Graffiti at 7 p.m., and “Warriors” at 10 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. Everyday People (funk, soul). 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

El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Las Vegas 51s. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Plaza Classic Presents Outdoor Screening of Stop Making Sense – The concert film documents the Talking Heads' 1983 tour. The outdoor showing will be preceded by a concert from Dan Lambert and the Double Drum Trio. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m., movie at 9 p.m. at the intersection of Mills and Oregon Street. FREE

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. Frank Zona & Urban Edge. More Details

Movies in the Canyon – Family friendly, relatively current movies shown on a state-of-the-art screen set up on the stage of the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Approximately 8:30 p.m., weather permitting. FREE. Big Hero 6. 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 4:30 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

Freedom Crossing Family Play Date – The fun begins at 10 a.m. with a showing of Madagascar at the Grand Theatre. The first 228 get in FREE. Activities will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the promenade by the play area, including a Madagascar art project, balloon animals, and photo booth plus a special appearance from Batman, Superman and Spiderman. FREE. More Details

Border City Comic Con - The comic book convention featuring guests, comic book and collectibles vendors, cos-players, and gamers. Daily schedule of events vary. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Airport Hotel, 2027 Airway. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Food Truck Throwdown - Over 30 of the area’s most popular food trucks will face off for the title of Texas’ Best in the Southwest. Live music from Jessica Flores and Crosstown, TripWire, Los Deambulantes, and Ribo Flavin. 12 noon to 12 midnight at Anthony Municipal Park, 101 Richard White in Anthony, Texas. FREE admission with canned good donation. More Details

PBS Kids Fiesta - Get your photo taken with Thomas the Tank Engine at the kid friendly event hosted by KCOS, El Paso's PBS station. Live performances, activity booths, food trucks and more. 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Southwest University Events Center, 6500 Montana. FREE admission. 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

Border Beer and Wing Fling – The event slogan pretty much says it all; “Bands, Babes, Buffalo Wings, and Beer”. 3 to 11 p.m. at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Admission is $10. More Details

Punk Rock Flea Market Dinner Theater Night – Food trucks, artists and vendors, and a Tales From the Crypt marathon beginning at sun down. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., food truck windows open at 6 p.m. at 1710 Joe Battle on the Corner of Vista Del Sol and Joe Battle. FREE admission. More Details

Plaza Classic Film Festival – Tonight’s highlights include Back to the Future with film talk at 7 p.m. and Dead Poets Society at 10 p.m. Venues and admission prices vary. Full schedule and More Details

Saturdays in the Park - Free popcorn, cotton candy, and shaved ice will while it lasts. Food trucks will be on site. 6 p.m. Tonight, Mariachi Estrella and Souled Out (R&B, funk) perform at Logan Park, 5500 Byron.

Parks and Rec Free Summer Music Series - Series highlights a variety of local acts while showcasing some of the city’s parks. Bring your lounge chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcomed. No alcohol. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tonight, Prime ’80s Band performs at Ysleta Park, 9068 Socorro Rd.

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, Chrissy Gurrola. More Details

Plaza Classic Presents Outdoor Screening of Footloose – An outdoor showing of the classic movie preceded by a concert from El Paso’s Chuco Soul Project. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m., movie at 9 p.m. at the intersection of Mills and Oregon Street. FREE.

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, Eric Boseman. More Details

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

Movies in the Canyon – Family friendly, relatively current movies shown on a state-of-the-art screen set up on the stage of the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Approximately 8:30 p.m., weather permitting. FREE. Maleficent. 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, The Spongebob Movie 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 Captain America: The 1st Avenger will start at approximately 8:30 p.m. at Hidden Valley Park aka Cowboy Park, 200 Coconut Tree Lane. Admission is FREE. 541-4122

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

Border City Comic Con - The comic book convention featuring guests, comic book and collectibles vendors, cos-players, and gamers. Daily schedule of events vary. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wyndham Airport Hotel, 2027 Airway. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Food Truck Throwdown - Over 30 of the area’s most popular food trucks will face off for the title of Texas’ Best in the Southwest. Live music from Chuco Soul Project, and Mainstreet. 12 noon to 6 p.m. at Anthony Municipal Park, 101 Richard White in Anthony, Texas. FREE admission with canned good donation. 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.  Dan Lambert and the Double Drum Trio. More Details

Music on the Patio at La Vina Winery - Bring your favorite wine, snack, or a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of free entertainment on the lawn. 1:30pm – 4:30 pm.  Live by Request. (575) 882-7632

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 an afternoon showing of Selena at 3:30 p.m., and Monty Python and the Holy Grail at 7 p.m. Venues and admission prices vary. Full schedule and More Details