Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, September 18-20, 2015. Some events are free, some will cost you a few bucks:

FRIDAY:

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

The Kicker Monster Truck Show and Arenacross Series – Monster Trucks scheduled to appear (subject to change) are Jester, Razin Kane, Unnamed and Untamed, Nasty Boy, Ghost Ryder, and La Chica Loca, plus, Pro and Amateur Arenacross and motocross racing. Gates open at 3 p.m. with heats beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Cohen Stadium, 9700 Gateway North. Admission varies. More Details

Mexican Food Cook-off – This isn’t just a cook-off, it’s a fiesta! The event features a car show and entertainment by Mariachi Los Arrieros, and the Battle of the Rock N Roll Mariachis. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Union Plaza, Downtown. Admission is $3 or FREE with a Metro PCS Pass available at all Metro PCS locations while supplies last. More Details

La Union Corn Maze – In addition to the 13 acre cornfield maze, the farm features a mini-maze for the kids, tractor-pulled wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, an farm animal corral, cow train, pedal cars and other family activities, plus concessions. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. in La Union, N.M., Highway 28 next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary discounts and group rates available. 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. Tonight, Team Havana (salsa).

Oktoberfest at Ft. Bliss –The event will spotlight German beer, food, music and dancers. 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Biggs Park, 11388 Sergeant Major Blvd on East Fort Bliss. 21+ only will be admitted. Admission is $35 and limited to first 2,500 only (includes collectable beer stein, and full German meal). More Details

Alfresco! Fridays Season Finale– The final concert of the season featuring local favorites Fungi Mungle. 6 p.m. on the Convention Center Plaza. FREE to see. More Details

Get Reel Film Series at UTEP – Some of this past summer’s biggest movies for as little as $2. Tonight’s movie is "San Andreas." 7 p.m., UTEP Union Cinema, 500 W. University. More Details

El Paso Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘The French Connection’ – Maestro Bohuslav Rattay and company open the 2015 season with works by Ravel, and “Rite of Spring” by Igor Stravinsky. 7:30 p.m. in the historic Plaza Theatre, Downtown El Paso. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Revolution Urban Eatery Family Movie Night – Food trucks, a flick, and family fun. "Pee Wee's Big Top Adventure" will be screened tonight beginning at sundown at El Paso Punk Rock Flea Market, 1710 Joe Battle, off Vista del Sol. FREE admission. 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. Tonight's featured artist is 2 Too Many. FREE to see.  More Details

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘Blood Wedding’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater’s 52nd season continues with the classic tragedy that revolves around a death-bound love triangle. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket $10. 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. Tonight's featured flick is "Jumanji." FREE to see.  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 p.m., 4001 E. Paisano, across from the County Coliseum. Admission varies. More Details

The Living Spirit Expo – The largest holistic event in the El Paso area highlights local professionals helping you achieve balance between mind, body and spirit and includes many exhibitors and guest speakers. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Camino Real Hotel, Downtown. Admission prices vary. More Details

La Union Corn Maze – In addition to the 13 acre cornfield maze, the farm features a mini-maze for the kids, tractor-pulled wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, an farm animal corral, cow train, pedal cars and other family activities, plus concessions. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in La Union, N.M. on Highway 28 next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary discounts and group rates available. More Details

The Kicker Monster Truck Show and Arenacross Series – Monster Trucks scheduled to appear (subject to change) are Jester, Razin Kane, Unnamed and Untamed, Nasty Boy, Ghost Ryder, and La Chica Loca, plus, Pro and Amateur Arenacross and motocross racing. Amateur heats begin at 1 p.m. with the main event at 7:30 p.m. at Cohen Stadium, 9700 Gateway North. Admission varies. 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

Han vs. Joseph Women’s Championship Boxing - “El Paso’s Sweetheart,” Jennifer Han, will attempt to win the currently vacant IBF featherweight title. Doors open at 5 p.m., preliminary bouts begin at 7 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Oktoberfest at Ft. Bliss –The event will spotlight German beer, food, music and dancers. 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Biggs Park, 11388 Sergeant Major Blvd on East Fort Bliss. 21+ only will be admitted. Admission is $35 and limited to first 2,500 only (includes collectable beer stein, and full German meal). More Details

UTEP Football “The Battle of I-10” - The Miners travel to Las Cruces to take on the New Mexico State Aggies. Game time is 6 p.m. at Aggie Stadium in Las Cruces. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Hollywood Nights Movie Night at The Fountains at Farah – Watch "The Lego Movie" under the stars in the Promenade Amphitheater at The Fountains at Farah. Chuy’s Tex-Mex will be on site selling snacks and drinks. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. 7:30 to 9 p.m. FREE to see. More Details

El Paso Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘The French Connection’ – Maestro Bohuslav Rattay and company open the 2015 season with works by Ravel, and “Rite of Spring” by Igor Stravinsky. 7:30 p.m. in the historic Plaza Theatre, Downtown El Paso. Ticket prices vary. More Details

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. Locomotion Trio is tonight’s featured artist. FREE to see. More Details

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

Jefferson Starship - One of rock’s most legendary bands performs in El Paso, led by co-founder Paul Kantner. 10 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Pueblo Rd. FREE entry. More Details

Punk Rock Flea Market Date Night – Food trucks, artists and vendors, and a movie. Food truck windows open at 6 p.m., the movie "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" starts at sundown at the Punk Rock Flea Market, 1710 Joe Battle on the Corner of Vista Del Sol and Joe Battle. FREE admission. More Details

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘Blood Wedding’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater’s 52nd season continues with the classic tragedy that revolves around a death-bound love triangle. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket $10. 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 to see.  Tonight’s movie is "Despicable Me.” 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, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" beginning at 8:30 p.m., weather permitting, on the Sunset Terrace located on the seventh floor of Doubletree Hotel, 600 N. El Paso St. in downtown El Paso. Admission is FREE. 532-8733

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

The Living Spirit Expo – The largest holistic event in the El Paso area highlights local professionals helping you achieve balance between mind, body and spirit and includes many exhibitors and guest speakers. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Camino Real Hotel, Downtown. Admission prices vary. More Details

Lincoln Park Day Chicano Art and Car Show – This year’s event will feature a Lowrider car show hosted by Latin Pride C.C., music, art exhibits, and danza. Food and drinks will be sold, or you can picnic in the park, or bring your own grill. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lincoln Park, 4001 Durazno. FREE

Mission Trail Art Market – The open-air market features local arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and entertainment. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, 1500 Main in San Elizario. FREE admission. More Details

La Union Corn Maze – In addition to the 13 acre cornfield maze, the farm features a mini-maze for the kids, tractor-pulled wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, an farm animal corral, cow train, pedal cars and other family activities, plus concessions. Noon to 6 p.m. in La Union, N.M. on Highway 28 next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary discounts and group rates available. 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

Oktoberfest at Ft. Bliss Family Free Day – All ages allowed today; no tickets required. 12 noon to 5 p.m. at Biggs Park, 11388 Sergeant Major Blvd on East Fort Bliss. More Details

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sunday – Pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon by the vineyards. FREE wine tasting and music. 12 Noon to 5 p.m. featuring James Springer. 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