Here’s what’s going on in and around El Paso this weekend, April 8 – 10, 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

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

UTEP Get Reel Film Series – Hollywood Blockbuster movies for as little as $2. Tonight’s movie is “Kung Fu Panda 3,” 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

Steppenwolf - The classic rock band is tonight's featured performer at the Sun City Fair. 7 p.m. at Ascarate Park. FREE with paid admission. More Details

Free Showing of 'Glory Road' - The 2006 Disney film about legendary Coach Don Haskins and his 1966 NCAA championship team will be screened as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the game that changed college basketball forever. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre, downtown. FREE, but you'll need a ticket. More Details

‘Paint Wonderland’ - The EDM event, billed as "America's Premiere UV Paint Concert," will feature Herobust, and Vegas Banger from Caked Up. 8 p.m. in the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E Paisano Dr. Tickets $25 + fees. 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

Tour the Rose Garden - Stop and smell over 1,400 blooming roses. The public tour of one of El Paso's hidden gems will be led by El Paso Master Gardeners. 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the El Paso Municipal Rose Garden, 1702 N. Copia St. FREE. More Details

Family Play Date at Freedom Crossing -The fun begins at 10 a.m. with a showing of “Firehouse Dog” at the Grand Theatre. Activities will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the promenade by lawn area. FREE (Movie free for the first 228 guests, $3.50 after that). 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

2016 Kermezaar Arts Festiva – Arts and crafts, food trucks and live music. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Ave. Admission is $3. More Details

Horizon City Wine Festival - The two day wine tasting event includes wines, craft beers, food trucks and live music. Today’s performances include 911-N-Effect and Bosse. 11 a.m. to midnight at the Moonlight Bar and Grill at Emerald Springs Golf Course in Horizon City. Ticket prices vary. 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

John Michael Montgomery - The country crooner is tonight's featured performer at the Sun City Fair. 7 p.m. at Ascarate Park. FREE with paid admission. More Details

Old School Throwback Jam - Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, Tone Loc, Coolio, Color Me Badd and many more pay our city a visit. 7:30 p.m. at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Ticket prices vary. 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

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

Van Halen Tribute Band – “Fan Valen” rocks the racetrack with all your favorite Van Halen 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. 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 Kermezaar Arts Festiva – Arts and crafts, food trucks and live music. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Ave. Admission is $3. 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

Horizon City Wine Festival - The two day wine tasting event includes wines, craft beers, food trucks and live music. Today’s performances include Billy Townes, and Joe Barron. 12 noon to 8 p.m. at the Moonlight Bar and Grill at Emerald Springs Golf Course in Horizon City. Ticket prices vary. 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

El Paso Jazz Collective Performs the Music of Led Zeppelin - The nine-piece jazz ensemble made up of local jazz musicians presents a special concert featuring their take on the music of the legendary band. 2:30 p.m. at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. FREE. More Details

Apache Nueva Imagen - The tropical music band is tonight's featured performer at the Sun City Fair. 7 p.m. at Ascarate Park. FREE with paid admission. More Details