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

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/All Day Ride Pass $15/Parking $5. More Details

Fox Plaza Spring Carnival - Vendors, food trucks, kiddie rides and more. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fox Plaza Shopping Center & Mercado, 5559 Alameda. Admission and parking FREE. More Details

2016 UTEP Spring Football Fest - The UTEP Miner's annual spring scrimmage game preceded by a fun filled late afternoon of live music, a pep rally, and 1,000 free hot dogs. Pre-game activities from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the North Sun Bowl parking lot. 2016 Spring Game follows in the Sun Bowl Stadium. FREE. More Details

El Paso Comic Con - Adam West and Burt Ward, best known for their roles as Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder on the classic ’60s TV series Batman, are this year’s honored guests. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the El Paso Convention Center, Downtown. Admission varies. 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, Souled Out. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. FREE

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Sunland Park Mall parking lot. Admission is FREE. More Details

UTEP Get Reel Film Series – Hollywood Blockbuster movies for as little as $2. Tonight’s movie is “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” 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

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Fiddler On the Roof’ – One of the most popular musicals tells the story of a poor milkman steeped in tradition, and his five forward thinking daughters. Can you say 'conflict'? Showtime is 7 p.m. 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Reno Aces. Game time is 7:05 p.m. 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 7 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Community College Theater presents ‘All My Sons’ - The Arthur Miller drama about a mother and father faced with the prospect of their son marrying their late son’s former fiancée. Can you say 'awkward'? Showtime is 8 p.m. at the EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum Theater, 9570 Gateway North. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Downtown Ghost Tour – Walk the streets of haunted downtown El Paso and learn its ghostly history. 8:30 p.m. in the Ghosts915 Paranormal Research Center, 108 E San Antonio. $15. More Details

SATURDAY:

Tour the Rose Garden – Stop and smell over 1,400 blooming roses at one of El Paso’s hidden gems. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the El Paso Municipal Rose Garden, 1702 N. Copia St. FREE. 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

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

San Jacinto Plaza 'Fiesta' - The official grand opening of the new San Jacinto Plaza. The day long celebration includes live entertainment and free family-friendly activities. 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the San Jacinto Plaza, Downtown. FREE. 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/All Day Ride Pass $15/Parking $5. More Details

El Paso Comic Con - Adam West and Burt Ward, best known for their roles as Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder on the classic ’60s TV series Batman, are this year’s honored guests. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the El Paso Convention Center, Downtown. 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 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 9 p.m., 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM, across from Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Admission varies. More Details

Movies at the Museum Film Series – The Alfred Hitchock thriller “Rebecca” 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

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food. 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Sunland Park Mall parking lot. Admission is FREE. More Details

Fox Plaza Spring Carnival - Vendors, food trucks, kiddie rides and more. 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fox Plaza Shopping Center & Mercado, 5559 Alameda. Admission and parking FREE. More Details

Carrie Underwood - The Grammy award winning former American Idol’s “Storyteller Tour” makes a stop at the Pan American Center in Las Cruces. 7 p.m. at the Pan Am Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico. 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 7 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Fiddler On the Roof’ – One of the most popular musicals tells the story of a poor milkman steeped in tradition, and his five forward thinking daughters. Can you say 'conflict'? Showtime is 7 p.m. 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. Ticket prices vary. More Details

KISS-FM Fireworks Night/El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Reno Aces. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Fireworks after the game. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Latin Comedy Jam featuring Felipe Esparza - The Latino comedian best known for his wild hair and winning Last Comic Standing brings the funny. 8 p.m. at the Abraham Chavez Theatre, Downtown. Ticket prices vary. More Details

El Paso Community College Theater presents ‘All My Sons’ - The Arthur Miller drama about a mother and father faced with the prospect of their son marrying their late son’s former fiancée. Can you say 'awkward'? Showtime is 8 p.m. at the EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum Theater, 9570 Gateway North. Ticket prices vary. More Details

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

Eagles Tribute Band – “Into the West” rocks the racetrack with all your favorite Eagles songs. 9 p.m. at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. FREE admission. More Details

Gunfighters & Ghosts Ghost Tour – Gunfighters & Ghost Tour - Hear the stories about El Paso's Old West history and it's ghostly past as only Henry Flores from the Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society can tell them. 9 p.m. in 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

El Paso Comic Con - Adam West and Burt Ward, best known for their roles as Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder on the classic ’60s TV series Batman, are this year’s honored guests. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the El Paso Convention Center, Downtown. Admission varies. More Details

Sun City Bacon Festival - Local restaurants and food trucks serving an assortment of Bacon-inspired eats, drinks and sweets. 11 a.m to 6 p.m. in the Union Plaza, Downtown. Admission is FREE. 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

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

Sunset Film Society presents: ‘Cinema Paradiso’ – The 1990 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language film will be screened, followed by a discussion of the film by lifelong film fan and collector Jay Duncan. Showtime is 12 noon at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Dr. in Sunland Park, New Mexico. FREE admission, brunch à la carte available. (575) 589.0653 x3

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/All Day Ride Pass $15/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 Perfect on Paper. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Zin Valle Vineyards, 7315 Canutillo La Union Rd., Canutillo, Tx. FREE to see. More Details

Bosque in Bloom - Celebrate the spring blooms of the Rio Bosque Wetlands with a guided tours of El Paso’s largest city-owned park. Explore trails, do some bird watching. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Rio Bosque Wetlands Park, in the Lower Valley.Admission is FREE. More Details

El Paso Chihuahuas Baseball – El Paso’s Triple A team hosts the Reno Aces. Game time is 1:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. More Details

UTEP Dinner Theatre Presents ‘Fiddler On the Roof’ – One of the most popular musicals tells the story of a poor milkman steeped in tradition, and his five forward thinking daughters. Can you say 'conflict'? Showtime is 1:30 p.m. 2nd Floor UTEP’s Union Building West. 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 2 p.m. at the El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival – Rides, games and of course, carnival food. 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Sunland Park Mall parking lot. Admission is FREE. 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 Community College Theater presents ‘All My Sons’ - The Arthur Miller drama about a mother and father faced with the prospect of their son marrying their late son’s former fiancée. Can you say 'awkward'? Showtime is 2:30 p.m. at the EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum Theater, 9570 Gateway North. Ticket prices vary. More Details

Fox Plaza Spring Carnival - Vendors, food trucks, kiddie rides and more. 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fox Plaza Shopping Center & Mercado, 5559 Alameda. Admission and parking FREE. More Details