Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, March 18 - 20, 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

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season resumes at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 1:30 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

St. Paddy’s Festival at Freedom Crossing - Celebrate on the promenade by the outdoor fireplace with traditional Irish food, and live music from El Paso favorites Joe Barron Band and Wildfire. The party starts at 5 p.m. FREE admission. Freedom Crossing at Ft. Bliss, 1611 Haan Rd. More Details

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

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 7 p.m. to 10 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

Saliva Concert - The hard rockers best known for their radio hits "Click, Click, Boom" and "Raise Up" play a free show at Speaking Rock, 122 S. Old Pueblo Rd. Opening band starts at 8:30 p.m. FREE admission. More Details

Exit 19 Music Festival – Up and coming, and almost-famous bands headed to and from Austin’s annual South by Southwest make a pit stop in El Paso. Venue and times vary. Most shows FREE. More Details

Ghosts915 Downtown Ghost Tour – Hear the stories of Old West legends and hauntings, and take part in paranormal investigations of the Palace Saloon and the Wigwam Saloon downtown. 9 p.m. in the Paranormal Research Center at 108 E San Antonio. $15 per person. More Details

SATURDAY:

Insane Inflatable 5K - Climb, weave and maneuver your way through giant inflated obstacles at Ascarate Park. This 5K isn’t about the running, it’s about having fun. 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta Dr. Spectators FREE, registration fees vary. 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. 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

Punk Rock Flea Market Wake and Bake Morning Market – Antiques, art, jewelry, food, a tarot card reader, and other fun stuff. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 5 Points Bistro, 3019 Montana Ave. FREE admission.

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

St. Paddy’s Festival at Freedom Crossing Family Day- Celebrate on the promenade by the outdoor fireplace with a beer garden, traditional Irish food, and live music from El Paso favorites Fungi Mungle and Mama Crystal & The Horns A Plenty. The party starts at 10 a.m., FREE kids activities until 5 p.m. FREE admission. Freedom Crossing at Ft. Bliss, 1611 Haan Rd. More Details

Kidspalooza - The all-day family event features children’s concerts, games, kiddie rides, and so much more. 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown El Paso. Most activities are FREE, others will cost a couple of bucks. More Details

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 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

Fiesta del Sol at the Park – Food Truck Rally and a free concert from Bobby Pulido. 12 noon to 9 p.m. at Sunland Park Racetrack. FREE admission. More Details

Andress High School Marching Band 2nd Annual Car Show – The fundraiser includes food truck vendors, kid’s activities, live DJs, and of course classic cars and show bikes. 12 noon to 5 p.m. in the school parking lot, 5400 Sun Valley Drive. Admission is FREE.

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season resumes at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 1:30 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. 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

Movies at the Museum Film Series – “Darby O’Gill & The Little People” (1959) starring Sean Connery will be screened at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Ave. Admission is FREE, concessions will be available. 543-6747

El Paso Opera presents ‘Carmen’ – Love, sex, seduction, passion and a tragic love triangle. No wonder this is one of the most popular operas of all time. 7:30 p.m. at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Exit 19 Music Festival – Up and coming, and almost-famous bands headed to and from Austin’s annual South by Southwest make a pit stop in El Paso. Venue and times vary. Most shows FREE. More Details

Foam Wonderland ‘Force of Nature' - “The Ultimate Foam Party Experience” returns with top EDM DJs and the world’s largest foam cannons. 8 p.m. at the El Paso County Coliseum. Ticket prices vary. More Details

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

Fungi Mungle Concert – El Paso favorites rock out the racetrack, platform shoes, afro wigs and all, with dance hits from the '70s and '80s. 9 p.m. at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. FREE admission. More Details

Paso del Norte Paranormal Society Gunfighters and Ghosts Tour – Relive the the Old West and Downtown El Paso’s ghostly past. Hear the tales, see the buildings, maybe even capture paranormal activity. Meet at the Ghosts915 Paranormal Research Center, 108 E San Antonio Ave at 9:00 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

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

Cesar Chavez Day at Lincoln Park – The outdoor picnic, in observance of Cesar Chavez Day, will feature a car show, live music, and more. 12 noon to 5 p.m. at Lincoln Park, 4001 Durazno. Admission is FREE. 204-1584

Public Ice Skating – Glide around in the area’s largest public ice skating rink. Skating sessions times today: 12 noon to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 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

Fiesta del Sol at the Park – Food Truck Rally and a free concert from Ana Barbara. 12 noon to 9 p.m. at Sunland Park Racetrack. FREE admission. More Details

Sunset Film Society presents: ‘Glory Road’ – Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Texas Western Miners' NCAA Championship, and watch the movie inspired by and based on the late, great Coach Don Haskins. Mrs. Mary Haskins will join lifelong film fan and collector Jay Duncan for a discussion of the film. Showtime is 12 noon at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Dr. in Sunland Park, New Mexico. Brunch à la carte available. FREE admission. More Details

Zin Valle Vineyards Free Music Sunday – Pack a picnic and enjoy the afternoon at Zin Valle Vineyards. Free wine tasting and music from guitarist/singer James Springer. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Zin Valle Vineyards, 7315 Canutillo La Union Rd., Canutillo, Tx. FREE to see. More Details

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season resumes at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 1:30 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. 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

EPSYO and EPSO ‘Side-by-Side’ Concert – The annual concert features musicians from El Paso Symphony Orchestra and the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras combining their talents to perform masterworks. 3 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre, 125 Pioneer Plaza. Tickets prices vary. More Details

Sun City Roller Girls Banked Track Roller Derby presents 'The QuadFather' - Today's all-female contact roller derby bout features Las Catrinas vs. Las Viudas Negras. Doors open at 5 p.m., bout starts at 6 p.m. in the El Paso County Coliseum Judging Arena, 4100 East Paisano Drive. Halftime entertainment by MurdeRemedy. Tickets $7 in advance, $10 at the door. More Details

BØRNS Concert - The up and coming indie pop artist performs a free show for 93.1 KISSFM.  6 p.m. at Funkmeyers Rec Room, 506 Lee Trevino. FREE admission (16+) More Details