Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, November 20 – November 22, 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

Ice Skating at the Fountains at Farah – Skate the Promenade Ice Pond at the Fountains at Farah, 8889 Gateway West Blvd. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission varies. More Details

Wyler Ariel Tramway - Take in the beauty of our city and surroundings from 5,632 feet above sea level. Once on top there are several viewing areas, a gift shop, and Swiss-made gondolas that will take you on a soaring 4-minute ride above the canyon. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at Franklin Mountains State Park, 1700 McKinley. FREE entry. Tram Ride, $8 adults, $4 children 12 and under. 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, Chris Baker (acoustic rock).

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, Frank Zona & Urban Edge. FREE to see. More Details

UTEP Ice Hockey - The Miners host Texas State. Face-off is 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets start at $5. More Details

El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents 'Romantic Fantasies' - The Symphony performs under the direction of maestro Bohuslav Rattay, featuring Richard Biaggini, violin, and El Paso composer Osvaldo Mendoza. 7:30 p.m. in the Plaza Theatre, Downtown. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Plain White T’s Concert - Best known for the hit song "Hey There Delilah," the alt rockers perform with Matt McAndrew and Beta Play . Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. at Tricky Falls, 209 S. El Paso St. Tickets at $21. More Details

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘Picasso At the Lapin Agile’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the Steve Martin play featuring the characters of Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein just before each man introduces the work that would make him famous. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Chubby Checker/Sonny Ozuna Concert - "King of Twist," Chubby Checker, and Chicano music legend Sonny Ozuna, best known for the hits “Talk to Me” and “Put Me in Jail,” will put on a special show benefitting the Vietnam Memorial Fund. 8 p.m. at the Abraham Chavez Theatre, Downtown. Tickets start at $25. 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

Bassett Place presents Santa's Arrival - The iconic El Paso shopping center officially kicks off its holiday season with the arrival of Jolly Ole St. Nick, and he's bringing the Snow Princess, Ice Queen and all their friends (think "Frozen"). Starting at 10 a.m. at his new reception area located near Express at Bassett Place, I-10 and Geronimo. FREE to see. More Details

Ice Skating at the Fountains at Farah – Skate the Promenade Ice Pond at the Fountains at Farah, 8889 Gateway West Blvd. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission varies. More Details

Wyler Ariel Tramway - Take in the beauty of our city and surroundings from 5,632 feet above sea level. Once on top there are several viewing areas, a gift shop, and Swiss-made gondolas that will take you on a soaring 4-minute ride above the canyon. 12 noon to 7 p.m. at Franklin Mountains State Park, 1700 McKinley. FREE entry. Tram Ride, $8 adults, $4 children 12 and under. 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

UTEP Football – The Miners host Louisiana Tech 1:30 p.m. at Sun Bowl Stadium. This is UTEP's last home game of the season. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Freedom Crossing Holiday of Heroes Tree Lighting - The Ft. Bliss tree lighting party includes holiday music and Santa. 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Freedom Crossing, 1611 Haan Rd on Fort Bliss. FREE. More Details

Rodney Carrington - The actor, singer, comedian brings his “Here Comes the Truth” tour to the El Paso. For mature audiences only. 7 p.m. at the Abraham Chavez Theatre, Downtown. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Men’s Basketball – The Miners host Texas State. Tip-off time is 7:30 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents 'Romantic Fantasies' - The Symphony performs under the direction of maestro Bohuslav Rattay, featuring Richard Biaggini, violin, and El Paso composer Osvaldo Mendoza. 7:30 p.m. in the Plaza Theatre, Downtown. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Ice Hockey - The Miners host Texas State. Face-off is 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets start at $5. 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. Julio Ortiz is tonight’s featured artist. FREE to see. More Details

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘Picasso At the Lapin Agile’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the Steve Martin play featuring the characters of Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein just before each man introduces the work that would make him famous. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Bon Jovi Tribute Band – “Livin On a Prayer” pays homage to the music of Bon Jovi. 8:30 p.m. at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. FREE 18 and older. More Details

Downtown El Paso Ghost Tour – Walk the streets of downtown El Paso while discovering the history, mystery, and lore of one of our city's most haunted areas. Meet at the Ghosts915 Paranormal Research Center, 108 E San Antonio by 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

Ice Skating at the Fountains at Farah – Skate the Promenade Ice Pond at the Fountains at Farah, 8889 Gateway West Blvd. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission varies. More Details

Wyler Ariel Tramway - Take in the beauty of our city and surroundings from 5,632 feet above sea level. Once on top there are several viewing areas, a gift shop, and Swiss-made gondolas that will take you on a soaring 4-minute ride above the canyon. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Franklin Mountains State Park, 1700 McKinley. FREE entry. Tram Ride, $8 adults, $4 children 12 and under. 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

UTEP Woman’s Basketball – The Miners host Hampton. Tip-off time is 2:00 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets are $5. More Details

El Paso Playhouse presents ‘Picasso At the Lapin Agile’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the Steve Martin play featuring the characters of Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein just before each man introduces the work that would make him famous. Showtime is 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

EPSYO Fall Concert - The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras opens its season at 3 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre, Downtown. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Whoosh around on ice skates in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. 7 p.m. to 10 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

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