Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, April 1 - 3, 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 continues at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Post time is 1:30 p.m. FREE general admission and parking. More Details

Sun City Fair - Carnival rides and fair foods, plus live music, entertainment, and attractions including pig races, petting zoo, and the Rhinestone Roper show. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Admission $5-$10. More Details

San Elizario First Friday ArtWalk and Ghost Tour – All of the art galleries stay open into the evening for this once a month event in the San Elizario Art District. Live music at the Bandido Cantina, the “Movie on the Wall” at 8:00 p.m. and the San Elizario Ghost Tour at 10:00 p.m. are also part of the festivities. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Art District located off Socorro Rd at Main Street. FREE; Ghost Tour $15. 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, Trip Wire. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. FREE

Siglo de Oro Drama Festival – The 41st annual celebration of the Spanish language dramatic arts highlights professional and collegiate theater groups from Mexico and the United States performing works by the masters of Spanish theater. Tonight, La Celestina, performed by Telón de Arena de Ciudad Juárez, México. 7 p.m. at the Chamizal National Memorial Theatre, 800 S. San Marcial. FREE. More Details

UTEP Get Reel Film Series – Hollywood Blockbuster movies for as little as $2. Tonight’s movie is “Dirty Grandpa” 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

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Charley's Aunt’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the hilarious tale of young love and preposterous deception widely regarded as one of the most entertaining farces of all time. Showtime is 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

Sun City Fair - Carnival rides and fair foods, plus live music, entertainment, and attractions including pig races, petting zoo, and a Las Vegas bird show. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Admission $5-$10/Parking $5. More Details

Franklin Mountain Poppies Fest – The 10th annual fest celebrates the awakening of the Mexican Gold Poppies on Castner Range in Northeast El Paso. The day includes nature walks, nature talks, educational exhibits, and wildlife displays. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at El Paso Museum of Archaeology, 4301 Transmountain. Admission is FREE. More Details

Texas Tech University Film Series – FREE screening of the Academy Award winning epic, “The Last Emperor.” 11 a.m. in the El Paso Energy Auditorium at the El Paso Museum of Art, 1 Arts Festival Plaza. More Details

Couples & Family Expo - The family event will feature family entertainment and activities, including laser tag and video game truck. Creator and illustrator of PBS’ character “Arthur,” Marc Brown, will make a special appearance. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. atthe El Paso Convention Center. $5 admission, FREE 12 and younger. 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

Live Horse Racing – The live horse racing season continues 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

El Paso Ballet Theatre 'Opening Night Gala' - The theatre, featuring over thirty dancers from El Paso and Cd. Juarez, will perform excerpts from classic ballets Don Quixote and Swan Lake. Cuban dancer Yosvani Cortellan will be spotlighted. Today's performances will be at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Tickets $10-$25. More Details

Movies at the Museum Film Series – The Marilyn Monroe classic“Some Like it Hot” 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

Siglo de Oro Drama Festival – The 41st annual celebration of the Spanish language dramatic arts highlights professional and collegiate theater groups from Mexico and the United States performing works by the masters of Spanish theater. Tonight, El Príncipe Ynocenteperformed by EFE Tres Teatro, D.F., México. 7 p.m. at the Chamizal National Memorial Theatre, 800 S. San Marcial. FREE. More Details

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Charley's Aunt’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the hilarious tale of young love and preposterous deception widely regarded as one of the most entertaining farces of all time. Showtime is 8 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

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

Aerosmith Tribute Band – “Walk This Way” rocks the racetrack with all your favorite Aerosmith songs. 9 p.m. at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. FREE admission. More Details

Concordia Cemetery Ghost Tour – The Paso del Norte Paranormal Society will hold a paranormal investigation of Concordia Cemetery from 9 to 11 p.m. 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. Admission: $15; 13 and older. 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

2016 El Paso Sports and Get Fit Expo - The 15th annual event spotlights sports-related retailers, exhibits, and collectibles. Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick and former Texas Rangers baller Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez are this year’s featured guests. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Southwest University Park. FREE admission. More Details

Farmer’s Market at TI:ME at Montecillo – Over 25 vendors, and live music. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at TI:ME at Montecillo, 4935 N. Mesa. FREE admission. 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

Sun City Fair - Carnival rides and fair foods, plus live music, entertainment, and attractions including pig races, petting zoo, and escape artist Lady Houdini. 12 noon to 10 p.m. at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Admission $5-$10/Parking $5. 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 Dusty Low. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Zin Valle Vineyards, 7315 Canutillo La Union Rd., Canutillo, Tx. FREE to see. 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

El Paso Playhouse Presents ‘Charley's Aunt’ – El Paso’s longest running Community Theater presents the hilarious tale of young love and preposterous deception widely regarded as one of the most entertaining farces of all time. Showtime is 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

TobyMac - One of the first and best-known Christian rappers headlines the multi-artists “Hits Deep Tour.” 7 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center. Ticket prices vary. More Details