Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, February 12-14, 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

2nd Annual Mardi Gras Party at Freedom Crossing - Celebrate with live music from Sha'Vonne, and Mama Crystal and the Horns of Plenty from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Plus New Orleans cuisine from Jonbalaya food truck, beverage tents, and activities for the kids from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss, 1611 Haan Road. Admission is FREE. More Details

UTEP Get Reel Film Series - Hollywood Blockbuster movies for as little as $2. Tonight’s movie is “The Martian” starring Matt Damon. 7 p.m. at the UTEP Union Cinema, 500 W. University. Admission is $2 – $3. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Rock of Ages’ – The hilarious, feel good love story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew featuring the music of REO Speedwagon, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benetar, Journey, and more. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Rhinos Hockey – El Paso’s Junior League ice hockey team hosts the San Diego Sabres. 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. 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

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. at 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

Wine Tasting at the Park – Taste different wines and listen to live music from Jessica Flores & the Cross Town Trio, Jerry G & Cold Cash, and Fleetwood Mac Tribute band "Fleetwood Nicks." 12 noon to 9 p.m. at Sunland Park Racetrack. FREE admission; $10 for 10 tastings. More Details

UTEP Women’s Basketball – The Miners host Florida Atlantic. Tip-off time is 2:05 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Rock of Ages’ – The hilarious, feel good love story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew featuring the music of REO Speedwagon, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benetar, Journey, and more. Show time is 7 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan -  “El mejor mariachi del mundo” returns with special guest Yolanda del Rio. 8 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Rhinos Hockey – El Paso’s Junior League ice hockey team hosts the San Diego Sabres. 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details

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

'2nd Halloween' Concordia Cemetery Ghost Tour – Bring your camera and see if you can capture paranormal activity inside “El Paso’s City of the Dead” as you learn about the history, mystery, and lore of this historic landmark. Meet at the Yandell entrance to the cemetery at 8:30 p.m. $15 per person. 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

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. at Sierra Providence Event Center, 4100 E Paisano, behind the El Paso County Coliseum. Cost: $8, $6 Military. Admission includes skate rental. More Details

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sunday – Bring your Valentine, pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon at Zin Valle Vineyards with live music from guitarist Julio Ortiz. FREE wine tasting and admission. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. More Info

The Original Harlem Globetrotters 90th Anniversary Tour - Spend a fun-filled afternoon with the ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, and hilarious comedy of the Harlem Globetrotters. 2 p.m. at NMSU’s Pan Am Center, Las Cruces. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Rock of Ages’ – The hilarious, feel good love story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew featuring the music of REO Speedwagon, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benetar, Journey, and more. Show time is 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Rhinos Hockey – El Paso’s Junior League ice hockey team hosts the San Diego Sabres. 4:30 p.m. at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Ticket prices vary. More Details