Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, November 6 – November 8, 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

A Christmas Fair – The Junior League of El Paso’s annual holiday shopping fair, featuring hundreds of merchants from around the country, arts, crafts, live entertainment, music, and photos with Santa. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. inside the El Paso Convention Center. 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. 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. FREE. This week, Abe Mac Band (country).

UTEP Football - The Miners host the Rice Owls 6 p.m. at Sun Bowl Stadium. Buy one get one free ticket promotion. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘West Side Story’ – UTEP Dinner Theatre opens its 33rd season with the award-winning musical adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy about two warring New York City gangs — the Jets and the Sharks. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Tickets prices vary. More Details

Ardovino’s Desert Crossing Live Music Fridays – Relax and unwind under the stars with live music on the patio beginning at 7: 30 p.m. at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Dr., Sunland Park, New Mexico. Tonight, Jaimielynn Amato. FREE to see. More Details

Jon Lovitz - The actor/comedian and Saturday Night Live alum brings his act to the El Paso Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Showtime is 8 p.m. 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 1 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

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

A Christmas Fair – The Junior League of El Paso’s annual holiday shopping fair, featuring hundreds of merchants from around the country, arts, crafts, live entertainment, music, and photos with Santa. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. inside the El Paso Convention Center. Admission prices vary. More Details

Renaissance Artsfaire – The annual event features artist and artisan booths, food and drink concessions, and on-going entertainment at three different entertainment areas. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at “Ye Olde” Young Park, intersection of Walnut and Lohman, in Las Cruces. Admission is $6, 12 and younger FREE. More Details

Fur Festival - The free outdoor event will bring together local businesses, animal rescue groups, and pet owners for a day of music, food trucks, pet contests and hundreds of doggies and kitties hoping to find a “fur-ever home.” Friendly pets on a leash welcome. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at 4991 Fred Wilson. Admission is FREE. More Details

International Festival at Freedom Crossing - The inagurual event will feature food, drinks, crafts, live music, dancers and performers from around the world. 12 noon to 8 p.m. on the promenade, event lawn and the east parking lot of Freedom Crossing on Ft. Bliss. FREE addmission (Visitor passes are not required at the Sheridan and Buffalo Soldier Gates). 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

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. 12 noon to 6 p.m. in La Union, N.M., Highway 28 next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary discounts and group rates available. More Details

UTEP Woman's Basketball – The Miners host St. Mary’s University. Tip-off time is 4:30 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets are $5. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘West Side Story’ – UTEP Dinner Theatre opens its 33rd season with the award-winning musical adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy about two warring New York City gangs — the Jets and the Sharks. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Tickets prices vary. More Details

UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners host East Central Oklahoma. Tip-off time is 7:05 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Ardovino’s Desert Crossing Live Music Saturdays – Relax and unwind under the stars with live music on the patio beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Dr., Sunland Park, New Mexico. Tim Thompson is tonight’s featured artist. FREE to see. More Details

Jon Lovitz - The actor/comedian and Saturday Night Live alum brings his act to the El Paso Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Showtimes 8 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts - The multi-platinum singer, songwriter best known for his stints with Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver brings this Master Blaster Tour to El Paso. 8 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

Gloria Trevi - 'The Mexican Madonna' brings her El Amor world tour to El Paso. 8:30 p.m. at the El Paso County Coliseum. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Concordia Cemetery Ghost Tour – Learn about the history, mystery, and lore of this historic landmark. Bring your camera and see if you can capture paranormal activity inside “El Paso’s City of the Dead.” Meet at the Yandell entrance to the cemetery at 8:30 p.m. $15. 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

A Christmas Fair – The Junior League of El Paso’s annual holiday shopping fair, featuring hundreds of merchants from around the country, arts, crafts, live entertainment, music, and photos with Santa. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. inside the El Paso Convention Center. Admission prices vary. More Details

Renaissance Artsfaire – The annual event features artist and artisan booths, food and drink concessions, and on-going entertainment at three different entertainment areas. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at “Ye Olde” Young Park, intersection of Walnut and Lohman, in Las Cruces. Admission is $6, 12 and younger FREE. 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

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

La Union Corn Maze/Bring Your Dog to the Maze - Explore the twisting turning pathways with your well-behaved four-legged furry friend. 12 noon to 6 p.m. . in La Union, N.M., Highway 28 next to Zin Valle Winery. Admission prices vary. More Details

International Festival at Freedom Crossing - The inagurual event will feature food, drinks, crafts, live music, dancers and performers from around the world. 12 noon to 6 p.m. on the promenade, event lawn and the east parking lot of Freedom Crossing on Ft. Bliss. FREE addmission (Visitor passes are not required at the Sheridan and Buffalo Soldier Gates). More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘West Side Story’ – UTEP Dinner Theatre opens its 33rd season with the award-winning musical adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy about two warring New York City gangs — the Jets and the Sharks. Show time is 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Tickets prices vary. More Details