Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, Jan. 15-17, 2016.

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

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

Horse Racing – The live horse racing season is now underway at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino, 1200 Futurity Drive, Sunland Park, New Mex. Post time is 12:45 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

Friday at The Fire – Live music by local bands set against the ambiance of the Freedom Crossing at Ft. Bliss outdoor fireplace. Tonight, the musical stylings of Locomotion. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. FREE.

Holidays on Ice Public Ice Skating – Glide around 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

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘The Hallow’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the Agatha Christie mystery. 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

SATURDAY:

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. 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

Farmer’s 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

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

Holidays on Ice Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions are as follows: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and 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

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

Tequila & Margarita Festival - Sample over 60 brands of tequila, and listen to live music from Mariachi Los Toritos, Mainstreet, and Bon Jovi cover band Blaze of Glory. 12 noon to 9 p.m. at Sunland Park Racetrack. FREE admission; $10 for 10 samples. More Details

Horse Racing – The live horse racing season is now underway at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino, 1200 Futurity Drive, Sunland Park, NMex. Post time is 12:45 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘The Hallow’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the Agatha Christie mystery. 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. 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 haunted downtown El Paso, and go inside the remains of The Wigwam. 8:30 p.m. at the Ghosts915 Paranormal Research Center, 108 E San Antonio. $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

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

Days of Remembrance Bridal, Quince & Sweet 16 Fair - Over 125 wedding, quince and sweet 16 vendors showcase their wares. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the El Paso Convention Center. $5 admission, children under 5 FREE. More Details

Holidays on Ice Public Ice Skating – Glide around on ice skates in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions are as follows: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

Horse Racing – The live horse racing season is now underway at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino, 1200 Futurity Drive, Sunland Park, NMex. Post time is 12:45 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

UTEP Women’s Basketball – The Miners host UT San Antonio. Tip-off time is 1:00 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘The Hallow’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the Agatha Christie mystery. 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details